Goldman, E. A., Mexico, January 1936 - March 1936

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Abstract

The field book documents the field work of Edward A. Goldman in Mexico, January 5 - March 11, 1936. Entries are dated and headed with location or route. Pages are numbered. Subject matter covers travel details (destinations, time of day), meetings and interactions with local officials and staff, terrain seen enroute, notes on birds seen (with counts) for sale at town markets, notes on treaty, observations of birds with notes on abundance, and vegetation including crops. Locations include the vicinity of Mexico City, Peñón Viejo, and lakes around Acapulco (Guerrero).

Date Range

1936

Start Date

Jan 05, 1936

End Date

Mar 11, 1936

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
  • Ornithology

Place

  • Mexico
  • Guerrero
  • 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