Nelson, Edward William (with Edward Alphonso Goldman) California, Mexico, Texas, Yucatan, August 1896 - June 1902

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The field catalog documents the mammals collected by Edward William Nelson and Edward Alphonso Goldman in California, Mexico, Texas, Yucatán, August 15, 1896 - June 7, 1902. Includes multiple catalogs bound together; some have page numbers. Entries cover some USNM catalog numbers (non consecutive), original specimen number (10041 - 15357), sex, name of species (scientific), locality, date, measurements (total length, tail vertebrae, hind foot), and remarks. Remarks include a combination of altitude, specimen preparation, additional measurements, and whether tototype. Locations include Mexican states of Chihuahua, Coahuila, Durango, Guanajuato, Hidalgo, Jalisco, Nuevo León, Puebla, Querétaro, San Luis Potosí, Sinaloa, Sonora, Tamaulipas, Tepic [Nayarit], and Zacatecas.

Date Range


Start Date

Aug 15, 1896

End Date

Jun 07, 1902

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
  • Yucatán
  • Texas
  • Mexico
  • California


  • 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