Goldman, E. A., Arizona, May 1937 - August 1937

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The field book documents E. A. Goldman's field work in Arizona, May 28 - August 7, 1937. Entries are dated and are often headed with locations and routes. Subject matter covers travel details (destinations, times of day, mileage), vegetation (types, state of growth, life zones) and terrain (elevation, notes on volcanic formations) seen enroute, weather, meetings and interactions with colleagues, trapping and collecting (mammals), and lists of plants per site. There are headings for types of wildlife (mammals, birds) in entries with descriptions per site. Additional location information includes names of geographic landmarks and ranches. Locations include mountains in the vicinity of Tucson, including Black Mountain [Black Mesa], Puerto Blanco mountains, Santa Rita mountains, and Grand Canyon.

Date Range


Start Date

May 28, 1937

End Date

Aug 07, 1937

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
  • Plants
  • Ornithology
  • Botany


  • Puerto Blanco Mountains
  • Black Mesa
  • United States
  • Tucson
  • Santa Rita Mountains
  • Grand Canyon
  • Arizona


  • 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