Nelson, E. W., (with E. A. Goldman), Mexico and Guatemala, December 1893 - August 1896

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The field book documents E. W. Nelson's field work in Mexico with E. A. Goldman, December 1893 to August 1896. Entries are dated sometimes with date ranges. Entries describe daily work, travel details (routes, arrivals with time of day), notes on collecting locations, specimen collecting (including birds). Sometimes includes information about habitat and elevation. Entries tend to be short and concise, frequently more than one daily entry per page. He often notes distance covered per entry on the verso page. Locations includes locations across Oaxaca.

Date Range


Start Date

Nov 30, 1893

End Date

Jul 31, 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.




  • Oaxaca
  • Guatemala
  • Mexico


  • 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