Goldman, E. A., Arizona, January 1913 - December 1913

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Abstract

The journal documents the field work of Edward A. Goldman in Arizona, January 20 - December 21, 1913. Entries are dated and are often headed with location. Subject matter describes travel details (destinations, mode of transportation, time of day), terrain (some geological descriptions, altitude, and life zones), descriptions of communities seen enroute, collecting methods, specimens collected (mammals including coyotes), weather, interactions with local inhabitants, colleagues and officials, condition and description of vegetation (including woods and crops), and demonstrations of poison control of gophers and prairie dogs. Location description often includes intersections, distances from communities, and names of ranches. Locations are in the vicinity of Parker, Vicksburg, Phoenix, Flagstaff, Aubrey Valley, and Grand Canyon.

Date Range

1913

Start Date

Jan 20, 1913

End Date

Dec 21, 1913

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.

Topic

  • Animals
  • Birds
  • Mammalogy
  • Ornithology

Place

  • Aubrey Valley
  • United States
  • Parker
  • Grand Canyon
  • Phoenix
  • Vicksburg
  • Flagstaff
  • Arizona

Form/Genre

  • 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