Goldman, E. A., California, December 1930 - January 1931

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The journal documents the field work of Edward A. Goldman in California, December 16, 1930 - January 28, 1931. Entries are dated and sometimes headed with location. Subject matter covers observations of wildlife (mammals, types including coyotes, bears, skunk; abundance) per station location, poison lines, terrain and vegetation, trapping, summaries of local individual's observations and knowledge of sites, flora, and fauna. There are significant extent discussing coyote population management, behavior (feeding and impressions of), and habitat. Includes contacts and information for individuals summarized. Location information is often specified by name of ranch. Locations include Bakersfield, Placerville, Fresno to Madera, California.

Date Range


Start Date

Dec 16, 1930

End Date

Jan 28, 1931

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.




  • Placerville
  • United States
  • California
  • Bakersfield
  • Madera


  • 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