Goldman, E. A., Oklahoma (Wichita National Forest), August 1921 - September 1921

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The journal documents the field work of Edward A. Goldman in Oklahoma at Wichita National Forest [Wichita Mountains National Wildlife Refuge], August 30 - September 13, 1921. Entries are dated and describe travel details (destinations, mode of transportation, time of day), vegetation (crops), wildlife observed (birds, mammals including elk, deer, buffalo, and herds), weather, and specimens. Sometimes descriptions of flora, fauna, and sites are listed under heading in entries, going into depth about habitat and appearance as well as summaries of conversations with local staff about populations. Locations visited include bat caves. There are also notes about prairie grass and summer fires as well as proposed wildlife population introductions.

Date Range


Start Date

Aug 30, 1921

End Date

Sep 13, 1921

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


  • United States
  • Oklahoma
  • Wichita Mountains


  • 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