Mexico and Washington, D. C., circa 1890s-1900s

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Creator

  • Nelson, Edward William, 1855-1934
  • Goldman, Edward Alphonso, 1873-1946

Abstract

This album of black and white photographs taken during field investigations in Mexico sometime in the 1890s to 1900s (approximately between 1890-1910). Vegetation, birds, and mammals (including a ram and raccoon) are represented in these photographs. Also included are portraits and photos of villages, Indian artifacts, cities, and local inhabitants. Also includes photographs of Washington, D. C. buildings and scenery. At least one photograph is labeled Santa Lucia Mountains, California. Two photos are labeled La Barrancas and San Luis Potosi. Other locations are presumed to be Mexico, but the locations are not identified in the album. Includes a photograph of Goldman.

Date Range

1890-1910

Start Date

1890

End Date

1910

Access Information

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Topic

  • Mammalogy
  • Plants
  • Birds
  • Ornithology
  • Botany

Place

  • United States
  • California
  • District of Columbia
  • San Luis Potosí
  • Mexico
  • Santa Lucia Range

Form/Genre

  • Fieldbook record
  • Field notes
  • Photograph albums

Accession #

SIA RU007364

Collection name

Edward William Nelson and Edward Alphonso Goldman Collection, circa 1873-1946 and undated

Physical Description

1 photograph album

Physical Location

Smithsonian Institution Archives

Sublocation

Box 36 Folders 1-2