Goldman, E. A., Louisiana, Florida, April 1939

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The field book documents E. A. Goldman's field work in Louisiana and Florida, April 3 - 23, 1939. Entries are dated and headed with location or route. Subject matter covers travel details (destinations, times of day, distances), daily activities, meetings and interactions with colleagues (in Louisiana), weather, terrain and vegetation, trapping and specimen collecting of mammals (moles) and birds (some with bird bands), observations of wildlife behavior, and photographs taken. Some specimen notes include measurements. A large portion of the notebook is blank. There are unidentified notes in the back of the notebook. Locations include Santa Rosa Island, Saint Vincent Island, Florida; Savannah National Wildlife Refuge, South Carolina, to Blackbeard Island, Georgia.

Date Range


Start Date

Apr 03, 1939

End Date

Apr 23, 1939

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


  • Saint Vincent Island
  • United States
  • Santa Rosa Island
  • Savannah National Wildlife Refuge
  • Georgia
  • Blackbeard Island
  • Florida
  • South Carolina


  • 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