Goldman, E. A., Mexico, February 1935 - May 1935

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The field book documents the field work of Edward A. Goldman in Mexico, February 25 - May 4, 1935. Entries are dated and often headed with location or route. Pages are numbered. Subject matter covers travel details (destinations, times of day, mode of transportation), notes on terrain (marshes etc.) seen enroute (topography), observation of wildlife (birds and mammals), vegetation (types and descriptions), and observations types of birds available at town markets. There are extended descriptions and lists of birds per date and location. Locations include Tobasco [Tabasco] to Minatitlán, San Geronimo to Laguna Superior, Tonala, Mexico City, and Guadalajara.

Date Range


Start Date

Feb 25, 1935

End Date

May 04, 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


  • Superior, Laguna
  • Tabasco
  • Mexico
  • Mexico City


  • 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