Goldman, E. A., Mexico, December 1934 - January 1935

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Abstract

The two stacks of loose note paper document the field work of Edward A. Goldman in Mexico, December 16, 1935 - January 17, 1935. Pages are numbered. Entries are dated and describe travel details (destinations, time of day, mode of transportation, routes), weather, interactions with local staff and officials, daily activities, vegetation (including type), wildlife (mammals and birds), bird counts per location, birds being sold in community markets, terrain seen enroute. Locations include the vicinity of San Juan de Letrán [Rancho San Juan de Letrán], Peñón Viejo, in the vicinity of Mexico City, Acapulco to Laguna de Coyuca [Laguna Coyuca].

Date Range

1934-1935

Start Date

Dec 16, 1934

End Date

Jan 17, 1935

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.

Topic

  • Animals
  • Birds
  • Mammalogy
  • Birds--Counting
  • Ornithology

Place

  • Coyuca, Laguna
  • Rancho San Juan de Letrán
  • Mexico
  • Mexico City

Form/Genre

  • 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