Goldman, E. A., journal California and Arizona, August 1907 - February 1908

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The journal documents the field work of Edward A. Goldman in Arizona and California, August 20, 1907 - February 24, 1908. Entries are dated and headed with location. Subject matter covers travel details (destinations, time of day, mode of transportation, distances), terrain seen enroute, altitude, wildlife observed (mammals), aspects of geology, collecting methods, lists of birds and plants seen per location. Some lists include descriptions of flora (includes crops) and fauna type with habitat and abundance. Additional location information includes the names of ranches or geological landmarks. Locations includes but not limited to the vicinity of Orosi, Badger, Eshom Valley, Pacheco Pass, Bear Valley, and Paso Robles.

Date Range


Start Date

Aug 20, 1907

End Date

Feb 24, 1908

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.


  • Animals
  • Birds
  • Mammalogy
  • Ornithology


  • Paso Robles
  • United States
  • Eshom Valley
  • Pacheco Pass
  • California
  • Orosi
  • Arizona


  • Fieldbook record
  • Field notes

Accession #

SIA Acc. 12-443

Collection name

Mammal Section, Bird and Mammal Labs, Fish and Wildlife Service, US Department of the Interior, Division of Mammals

Physical Description

1 field book

Physical Location

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