Nelson, E. W., (with E. A. Goldman), Mexico, Texas, September 1898 - November 1899

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The field book documents E. W. Nelson's field work in Mexico and Texas with E. A. Goldman, September 20, 1898 - November 5, 1899. Entries are dated and often headed with location. Subject matter covers distances (listed on left hand pages), routes, campsites, daily work, and terrain (elevations). Much of the notebook is blank. Locations include towns in the states of Sonora and Sinaloa. Additional information includes the names of farms and ranches as well as geological landmarks.

Date Range


Start Date

Sep 20, 1898

End Date

Nov 05, 1899

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.




  • United States
  • Texas
  • Sinaloa
  • Mexico
  • Sonora


  • 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