Goldman and Nelson, Mexico, 1147 -

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This field book includes a list of plants collected by Goldman and Nelson in Mexico in September and October of 1894. Both collectors probably contributed entries to this book. Entries list collector numbers 1147 through 1702. Physical descriptions (color, size, shape, etc.), altitudes, and common names (shrub, grass, tree, etc.) are included with most of the entries. Many entries have scientific names, written at the time or at a later date. Localities include: Cerro San Felipe, Oaxaca, Las Sedas.

Date Range


Start Date

Sep 01, 1894

End Date

Oct 24, 1894

Access Information

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  • Plants
  • Botany


  • Oaxaca
  • Sedas
  • Mexico
  • San Felipe, Cerro


  • Fieldbook record
  • Field notes

Accession #

SIA Acc. 12-341

Collection name

Edward William Nelson Field Notes from the Department of Botany

Physical Description

1 field book

Physical Location

National Museum of Natural History (U.S.). Main Library


Box 1 Folder 1