Goldman, E. A., Minnesota, South Dakota, Utah, Arkansas, June 1927 - August 1927

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The journal documents the field work of Edward A. Goldman in Minnesota, South Dakota, Utah, Arkansas, June 30 - August 6, 1927. Entries are dated and describe travel details (destinations, time of day, accommodations), weather, meetings and interactions with local staff and officials (including game wardens), terrain (life zone) and vegetation (types with descriptions), observations of wildlife (birds and mammals including elk), summaries of individuals observations of wildlife, notes on fencing, meetings in Salt Lake City (Utah), contacts and their information. Entries include headings of wildlife type with in-depth descriptions of behavior, habitat, characteristics; lists of plants per site. Locations include the vicinity of Winona, Minnesota; Wind Cave Game Reservation [Wind Cave National Park], South Dakota; Provo Valley [Provo Canyon], Utah.

Date Range


Start Date

Jun 30, 1927

End Date

Aug 06, 1927

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


  • Wind Cave National Park
  • United States
  • Provo Canyon
  • Winona
  • South Dakota
  • Minnesota
  • Arkansas
  • Utah


  • 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