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

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Abstract

The journal documents the field work of Edward A. Goldman in Mexico, February 20 - March 30, 1926. The notebook is a continuation of item, Goldman, E. A., Mexico, January 1926 - February 1926. Pages are numbered. Entries are dated and describe travel details (destinations, time of day, routes, mode of transportation), terrain (marshes and soil composition), vegetation, wildlife (birds and mammals) including types and numbers, notes on local produce describing price and sources, lists of birds seen, weather, summaries of wildlife observations by colleagues, and contacts and their information. Entries include headings of types of wildlife (birds) with numbers, local names, behavior, habitat where observed, and notes on appearance. Locations include Acambaro, Lake Cuitzeo [Lago de Cuitzeo], Ocotlán, in states of Guanajuato and Chihuahua.

Date Range

1926

Start Date

Feb 20, 1926

End Date

Mar 30, 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
  • Mammalogy
  • Ornithology

Place

  • Cuitzeo, Lago de
  • Mexico
  • Guanajuato
  • Chihuahua

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