Goldman, E. A., Wyoming, March 1920 - April 1920

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Abstract

The journal documents the field work of Edward A. Goldman in Wyoming, March 26 - April 9, 1920. Entries are dated and describe travel details (destinations, time of day), interactions with colleagues, discussions of wildlife refuges of the area, terrain seen enroute (altitude), vegetation (crops), summaries of local opposition in Jackson Hole to extension of Park boundaries, opinions of local officials on Biological Survey methods, work with local rangers, observed wildlife including elk and other mammals, weather, and daily activities. Some entries including headings of wildlife types (birds and mammals) with descriptions of populations and habitat. Additional location information includes names of ranches and geological landmarks. Locations include Jackson Hole.

Date Range

1920

Start Date

Mar 26, 1920

End Date

Apr 09, 1920

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

  • United States
  • Wyoming
  • Jackson Hole

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