Goldman, E. A., Canadian trip, June 1934

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The journal documents the field work of Edward A. Goldman in Canada, May 25 - July 2, 1934. Entries are dated and headed with location or routes. Subject matter covers travel details (destinations, time of day); interactions with local staff and officials (including wardens); observations of bird populations (ducks, swans) and their numbers, behavior, and habitat; weather and temperature; summaries of local individuals' wildlife observations; and vegetation and forage conditions. Additional location description includes lake and island names. Locations include lakes between Hutchinson to Little Falls, Detroit Lakes, Minnesota; locations across Manitoba, Winnipegosis, Winnipeg, Riding Mountain National Park, Prince Albert National Park (Saskatchewan), Canada.

Date Range


Start Date

May 25, 1934

End Date

Jul 02, 1934

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
  • Ornithology


  • Canada
  • Winnipeg
  • Manitoba
  • Riding Mountain National Park
  • United States
  • Winnipegosis
  • Minnesota
  • Saskatchewan
  • Prince Albert National Park


  • 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