Goldman, E. A., Arizona, May 1916 - October 1916

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The journal documents the field work of Edward A. Goldman in Arizona in 02 May - 31 October 1916. The entries are dated and are often headed with location. Subject matter includes travel details (destinations, time of day, mode of transportation, trails, distance, campsites), travel with H. H. J. Jackson and Walter Taylor, vegetation seen enroute (type listed sometimes with scientific name, state of growth, and crops), terrain (altitude and life zone), wildlife observed and collected(mammals), notes on conversations with local inhabitants about locations, collecting methods, lists of plants per site, and weather. Additional location information includes distances from towns, major structures (i.e. sawmill, copper mine, ranches), and geological landmarks. Locations include vicinity of Nantan Plateau, Rice, McMillenville, Gila mountains, Phoenix, Grand Canyon, Arizona; Bakersfield, Cuyama Valley, California; Iron Point, Shellback Range, Nevada.

Date Range


Start Date

May 02, 1916

End Date

Oct 31, 1916

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.


  • Mammalogy
  • Plants
  • Botany


  • Shellback Ridge
  • United States
  • Grand Canyon
  • Phoenix
  • Iron Point
  • California
  • Bakersfield
  • Arizona
  • Nevada
  • Cuyama Valley


  • 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