Goldman, E. A., Mexico, January 17 - February 24, 1935

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The field book documents the field work of Edward A. Goldman in Mexico, January 17 - February 24, 1935. The entries are dated and headed with location or route. Pages are numbered. Subject matter describes travel details (destinations, times of day), vegetation and terrain observed enroute, birds including ducks observed (types, counts, and notes on abundance), mammals observed, daily activities, work and interactions with local staff and officials, and communities visited. There are headings per type (birds and mammals) in entries followed by descriptions and summaries of individuals' observations and knowledge of wildlife. Locations include Lake Chapala [Laguna de Chapala], Guadalajara to Manzanillo, Minatitlán, Yucatán Peninsula (including the vicinity of the ruins of Chichén Itzá).

Date Range


Start Date

Jan 17, 1935

End Date

Feb 24, 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.


  • Animals
  • Birds
  • Mammalogy
  • Ornithology


  • Chapala, Laguna de
  • Yucatán, Península de
  • Mexico


  • 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