Goldman, E. A., Mexico, January 1926 - February 1926

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Abstract

The journal documents the field work of Edward A. Goldman in Mexico in January 20 - February 19, 1926. Pages are numbered. Entries are dated and describe travel details (destinations, time of day), weather, terrain seen enroute (altitude and life zones), vegetation, meetings with colleagues and local officials, observations of birds (types) in local markets, observations of birds (ducks) including numbers, and summaries of observations of local officials and staff. Locations include the vicinity of Lake Texcoco [Lago de Texcoco], Peñón de los Baños, Peñón Viejo, and Mexico City.

Date Range

1926

Start Date

Jan 20, 1926

End Date

Feb 19, 1926

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
  • Ornithology

Place

  • Texcoco, Lago de
  • Mexico
  • Mexico City

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