Goldman, E. A., Arkansas, Montana, South Dakota, July 1925 - August 1925

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The journal documents the field work of Edward A. Goldman in Arkansas, Montana, South Dakota, July 7 - August 12, 1925. Notes start from the front and the back of the notebook. Entries are dated and describe travel details (destinations, time of day, routes), daily work, terrain and vegetation (including forage conditions), observations of wildlife (birds and mammals along with numbers), interactions with local staff and officials, and proposed elk trapping in National Bison Range. Entries include headings of flora and fauna followed by descriptions of habitat, numbers, and appearance. Additional location information includes names of ranches and ranger stations. At the end of the notebook are observations of the Bison Range and observations of "buffalo meat". Locations include Ozark National Forest, Arkansas; Dixon, Ninepipe Reservoir, National Bison Range, Montana; Wind Cave Game Preserve, South Dakota.

Date Range


Start Date

Jul 07, 1925

End Date

Aug 12, 1925

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
  • United States
  • Ninepipe Reservoir
  • South Dakota
  • National Bison Range
  • Ozark National Forest
  • Arkansas


  • 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