Nelson, Edward William (with Edward Alphonso Goldman) Guatemala, Mexico, December 1893 - August 1896

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The field catalog documents the mammals collected by Edward William Nelson and Edward Alphonso Goldman in Guatemala and Mexico, November 29, 1893 - August 14 1896. Includes multiple catalogs that are bound together; pagination restarts with each catalog. Entries cover original specimen number (5601 - ), some USNM catalog numbers, sex, name of species (scientific), locality, date, measurements (total length, tail vertebrae, hind foot), and remarks. Remarks include a combination of additional measurements, specimen preparation, whether topotype, altitude, and specimen condition. Locations in Mexico include states of Chiapas, Coahuila, Guanajuato, Guerrero, Jalisco, Oaxaca, Querétaro, Puebla, Veracruz, and Zacatecas.

Date Range


Start Date

Nov 29, 1893

End Date

Aug 14, 1896

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.




  • Puebla
  • Oaxaca
  • Guatemala
  • Municipio de Nentón
  • Mexico
  • Veracruz
  • Guerrero
  • Querétaro
  • Guanajuato
  • Zacatecas
  • Jalisco


  • 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