Nelson, Edward William (with Edward Alphonso Goldman) Arizona, California, New Mexico, Panama -- Canal Zone, December 1906 - October 1909

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The field catalog documents the mammals collected by Edward William Nelson and Edward Alphonso Goldman in Arizona, California, New Mexico, and Panama in the Canal Zone, December 30, 1906 - October 22, 1909, November 22, 1921. Volume includes multiple catalogs bound together; pagination restarts with each catalog. Entries cover some USNM catalog number (non consecutive), specimen number (19191 - 21039), sex, name (scientific), locality (town or geological landmark, state), date, measurements (3 types), and remarks. Remarks include a combination of details such as specimen preparation, notes on exchanges, specimen condition, whether topotypes, quantity of embryos, additional location information, terrain, altitude, habitat, additional measurements, and notes on types.

Date Range

1906-1909, 1921

Start Date

Dec 30, 1906

End Date

Nov 22, 1921

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
  • New Mexico
  • Panama
  • California
  • Canal Zone
  • Arizona


  • 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