Goldman, E. A., Montana (Gallatin), YNP, May 1924 - June 1924

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The journal documents the field work of Edward A. Goldman in Montana, May 16 - June 12, 1924. Entries are dated and describe travel details (destinations, time of day, mode of transportation), interactions with local officials and staff including warden of National Bison Range, observed flora (types) and fauna (birds, mammals), weather, terrain (altitude), collecting methods, summaries of local staffs' observations of flora and fauna, feeding grounds, lists of birds seen per location, and summaries of hunting activities including elk counts. There are extended sections discussing elks and their herds, and other descriptions of fauna under headings in entries. Additional location information includes geological landmarks. Locations include Gallatin, National Bison Range, Yellowstone National Park, Missoula, Bozeman.

Date Range


Start Date

May 16, 1924

End Date

Jun 12, 1924

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


  • Yellowstone National Park
  • Montana
  • Gallatin Canyon
  • United States
  • Missoula
  • National Bison Range


  • 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