Goldman, E. A., Nevada, Washington, California, October 1926 - November 1926

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The journal documents the field work of Edward A. Goldman in Nevada, Washington, California, October 12 - November 27, 1926. Pages are numbered. Entries are dated and headed with location or route. Subject matter covers travel details (destinations, time of day, mode of transportation), interactions with local officials and staff, observations of terrain and vegetation, flora and fauna (mammals, birds), photographs taken, summaries of individuals' observations of flora and fauna. Specific topics include discussion of health of duck populations at Malheur Lake, recommended possible refuges, and logging activities in Washington (including burned areas of land in Washington) and observations of antelope and elk behavior and habitat. There are headings in entries for fauna that include in-depth description per type. Additional location information includes geological landmarks and ranches. Includes wildlife counts. Locations include the vicinity of Washoe county, Nevada; Malheur Lake, Oregon; Kurtz Lake, Puget Sound, Washington.

Date Range


Start Date

Oct 12, 1926

End Date

Nov 27, 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.


  • Animals
  • Birds
  • Mammalogy
  • Ornithology


  • Oregon
  • Malheur Lake
  • United States
  • Washoe
  • Kurtz Lake
  • California
  • Puget Sound
  • Washington
  • Nevada


  • 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