Nelson, E. W., Mexico, November 1892 - September 1893

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Abstract

The field book documents E. W. Nelson's field work in Mexico, November 1, 1892 - September 17, 1893. Entries are dated and headed with location. Subject matter covers specimen collecting, trapping methods, daily activities, terrain (elevations), and challenges of field work (illnesses, injuries). Part of the notebooks is blank. Locations includes Tlálpan, vicinity of Mexico City, Chalchicomula [Ciudad Serdán], and Jico in Vera Cruz [Veracruz].

Date Range

1892-1893

Start Date

Nov 01, 1892

End Date

Sep 17, 1893

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

Mammalogy

Place

  • Tlálpan
  • Ciudad Serdán
  • Mexico
  • Veracruz
  • 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