Goldman, E. A., Montana (Gallatin) (Bison Range), October 1924 - November 1924

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The journal documents the field work of Edward A. Goldman in Montana, October 19 - November 15, 1924. Entries are dated and describe travel details (destinations, time of day), weather, observed wildlife (birds and mammals including elk), terrain and vegetation, details about forage conditions, wildlife tracks. Additional location information includes ranger stations, summaries of observations of and interactions with local staff and officials (including rangers). Entries include headings for wildlife followed by descriptions of where seen and characteristics and some counts. Locations include National Bison Range and Gallatin Valley [Canyon]. Includes loose notes from travel to Missoula.

Date Range


Start Date

Oct 19, 1924

End Date

Nov 15, 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


  • 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