Edmund Heller, Galapagos, 1898 journal

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The journal documents Edmund Heller's field work in the Galapagos [Archipiélago de Colón], October 30 - February 14, 1898. Pages are numbered. Entries are dated and detail weather, time of day, flora and fauna observed (including birds and fish), specimens collected (with measurements and stomach contents), sketches of birds, terrain, and vegetation. Includes hand drawn maps of Guadalupe Island. Locations include Clipperton Island, Albermarle [Isla Isabela], and Elizabeth Bay.

Date Range


Start Date

Oct 30, 1898

End Date

Feb 14, 1898

Access Information

At least 24 hours advance notice is recommended to consult this collection. Contact the Division of Mammals at 202-633-1253 to make an appointment.




  • Colón, Archipiélago de
  • Ecuador
  • Isla Isabela


  • Fieldbook record
  • Field notes

Accession #

SIA Acc. 12-212

Collection name

Division of Mammals collection, Edmund Heller Field Books, 1898-1915

Physical Description

1 field book

Physical Location

National Museum of Natural History (U.S.). Division of Mammals