Goldman, E. A., Montana, Wyoming, Idaho, Arizona (Kaibab), September - October 1926

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The journal documents the field work of Edward A. Goldman in Montana, Wyoming, Idaho, Arizona (Kaibab), September 2 - October 11, 1926. Entries are dated and often headed with location or route. Subject matter describes travel details (destinations, time of day, mode of transportation), terrain, vegetation, meetings and interactions with local officials and staff (including rangers) at multiple preserves and parks, observations of flora (including forage conditions) and fauna (including numbers, mammals including mountain sheep, deer), observations of elk populations (including trapping), sketches of corrals. There are accounts of meetings at Yellowstone National Park and Nampa, Idaho. Entries include headings on subject matter and fauna followed by in-depth descriptions. Location information includes names of ranger stations. The a portion of the notebook is blank. Locations include the vicinity of National Bison Range, Montana; Powell Plateau, Arizona.

Date Range


Start Date

Sep 02, 1926

End Date

Oct 11, 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.




  • Montana
  • United States
  • Wyoming
  • Kaibab Plateau
  • National Bison Range
  • Idaho
  • Arizona
  • Powell Plateau


  • Fieldbook record
  • Field notes
  • Sketches

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