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Accession 97-123

U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service

Field Reports, 1892-1904, 1936-1937, 1942-1943

Repository: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Washington, D.C. Contact us at osiaref@si.edu.
Creator: U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service
Title: Field Reports
Dates: 1892-1904, 1936-1937, 1942-1943
Quantity: 0.5 cu. ft. (1 document box)
Collection: Accession 97-123
Language of Materials: English
Summary:

This accession consists of field reports recorded by naturalists of the United States Fish and Wildlife Service, and its predecessor, the Bureau of Biological Survey. The reports document observations on flora, fauna, and physiography of various regions of Mexico. Included are field reports of Edward William Nelson and Edward Alphonso Goldman, 1892-1904, 1926; Luther J. Goldman, 1936-1937, 1942-1943; and C. E. Gillham, 1937.

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This accession consists of field reports recorded by naturalists of the United States Fish and Wildlife Service, and its predecessor, the Bureau of Biological Survey. The reports document observations on flora, fauna, and physiography of various regions of Mexico. Included are field reports of Edward William Nelson and Edward Alphonso Goldman, 1892-1904, 1926; Luther J. Goldman, 1936-1937, 1942-1943; and C. E. Gillham, 1937.

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Preferred Citation

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 97-123, Field Reports

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Box 1

Physiographic Notes on Mexico. Records consist of an executive summary of 20 pages, accompanied by detailed reports.

Folder 1

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District between Manzanillo and the lower Armeria River, January 25 - March 4, 1892, E. A. Goldman
Mexico, City of Mexico and vicinity, January 17 - 19, June 22 - 30; Lerma, July 1 - 11, 1904, E. A. Goldman
Patzuaro, Michiocan, Mexico, July 14 - August 4, October 15 - 16, 1892, E. W. Nelson
Michoacan, Patzuaro, July 13 - 15, 1904; Huingo, July 16-17, 1904
Jalisco, Ocotlan and LaBarca, December 23, 1902-January 9, 1903, E. W. Nelson

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Notes on Querendaro, Michoacan, Mexico, August 4-10, 1892, E. E. Nelson
Notes on birds, Jalisco, Octolan, LaBarca, December 23, 1902-January 9, 1903, E. W. Nelson
Supplementary bird notes, Jalisco, LaBarca, January 17-22, 1903
Physiography, Jalisco, Ocotlan, LaBarca, December 23, 1902-January 9, 1903
Physiography, Chiapas, Teopisca, May 7-13, 1904, E. A. Goldman
Physiography, Chiapas, Tuxtla, Gutierrez, February 25-March 10, May 18-May 27, 1904; San Bartolome, March 13-25, 1904; San Vicenta, April 15-26, 1904, E. A. Goldman
Notes, Pinabete, Chiapas, February 8-11, 1896, E. W. Nelson
Notes from Chicharras, Chiapas, February 14-18, 1896, E. W. Nelson

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Physiography, Sinaloa, Chuliacan, March 11-26, 1899, E. A. Goldman
Physiography, Sinaloa, Sierra de Choix, October 15-20, 1898
Physiography, San Luis Potosi, Jesus Maria, state of San Luis Potosi, August-September 1892
Physiography, San Luis Potosi, Valles, April 28-May 7, 1898, E. W. Nelson
Linares, Nuevo Leon, Mexico, n.d. William Lloyd
Notes on Zapotlan Valley, Jalisco, April 6-9, 15-19, 24-30, 1892
Notes from Tialixtaquilla, Guerrero, December 5-6, 9-12, 1894, E. W. Nelson
Physiography, Durango, Chacala, February 24-March 7, 1899, E. A. Goldman
Lie zones across northern Mexico, Chihuahua, and Sonora, 1932, Vernon Bailey and Frederic Winthrop, Jr.
Notes from Pochutla and Puerto Angel, Oaxaca, Mexico, March 9-16, 1895, E. W. Nelson
Notes from Llano Grande and Pinotepa, Oaxaca, February 17-27, 1895, E. W. Nelson
Observations made on the north slope of the Sierra Nevada de Colima, Jalisco, April 9-13, 20-23, 1892, E. W. Nelson

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Physiography, Tamaulipas, Matamoros, February 1-22, 1902, E. W. Nelson
Notes from Piaxtla, Puebla, November 22-27, 1894, E. W. Nelson
Notes from Acatlan, Puebla, November 19-22, 1894, E. W. Nelson
Notes on Tochimilco, Puebla, August 2-6, 1893, E. W. Nelson
Notes on San Martin, Puebla, August10-14, 1893, E. W. Nelson
Notes on Atlixco, July 20-August 1, August 7-8, 1893, E. W. Nelson
Notes from Tehuantepec City and vicinity, Oaxaca, April 25-May 13, May 18-June 1, 1895, E. W. Nelson
Notes from San Juan Guichicovi, Oaxaca, June 21-27, 1895, E. W. Nelson
Notes from Lagunas and Santo Domingo, Isthmus of Tehuantepec, Oaxaca, June 3-14, 1895
Notes on the district between the city of Colima, Colima, and the village of Agosto, near Platanar, Jalisco, April 2-6, 1892, E. W. Nelson
Tehuacan, Puebla, May 2-8, 1893, E. W. Nelson
Notes from LaBarca, Jalisco, January 17-22, 1903, E. W. Nelson
Notes from Tamazulapan, Oaxaca, November 12-16, 1894, E. W. Nelson
Notes on Cuicatlan, Oaxaca, October 5-15, 1894, E. W. Nelson
Notes from Juajuapan, Oaxaca, November 18-19, 1894, E. W. Nelson

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Notes on the Valley of Oaxaca and Adjacent Foothills, June 1-September 30, 1894, E. W. Nelson
Physiography, Durango City to Guanacevi, August 5-6, 1898, E. W. Nelson
Notes, Victoria Mountains, Lower California, May 24-June 12, 1895, J. Ellis McLellan
Notes, San Felipe, Baja California, April 30-May 3, 1895, J. Ellis McLellan
Notes, Santa Anita, Baja California, May 10-19, 1895, J. Ellis McLellan
Notes, San Jose del Cabo, Baja California, March 31-April 12, 1895, J. Ellis McLellan
Notes, Cape San Lucas, Baja California, April 14-28, 1895, J. Ellis McLellan
Physiography, Acaponeta, Territory of Tepic, June 24-July 3, 1897, E. W. Nelson
Physiography, Santiago, Tepic, June 15-21, 1897, E. W. Nelson
Physiography, Santa Teresa, Tepic, August 8-13, 1897, E. W. Nelson
Physiography, Santiago, Tepic, June 15-21, 1897, E. W. Nelson
Physiography, San Blas, Tepic, April 16-19, April 24-27, June 2-13, 1897, E. W. Nelson
Physiography, Tres Marias Islands, Western Mexico, May 2-31, 1897, E. W. Nelson
Physiography, Tepic, Territory of Tepic,, April 8-14, 1897, E. W. Nelson
Physiography, Apazote, Campeche (near Yohaltun), December 17-31, 1900, January 1-13, 1901, E. A. Goldman
Physiography, City of Campeche, Campeche, May 31-June 14, June 26-28, 1900, E. W. Nelson
Physiography, Coahuila, Sierra de Guadalupe, April 20-May 3, 1902, E. W. Nelson
Physiography, Sabinas, Coahuila, May 20-31, 1902, E. W. Nelson
Notes on a Trip to the Hacienda San Antonio, Colima, March 28-30, 1892, E. W. Nelson
Report on Vicinity of Colima and the Plain of Colima, state of Colima, March 5-16, 24-27, March 30-April 1, 1892, E. W. Nelson
Notes on the Coffee Plantation at the Hacienda San Antonio, Colima, March 27-30, 1892, E. W. Nelson
Notes on Santa Efigenia, Oaxaca, July 17-31, 1895, E. W. Nelson

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Notes from Acapulco, Guerrero, January 1-27, E. W. Nelson
Physiology, Alta Mira, Tamaulipas, April 2-23, 1898, E. A. Goldman
Notes, valley of Comitan, Chiapas, December 6-12, 1895, E. W. Nelson
Notes, Tuxtla, Chiapas, August 29-September 13, 1895, E. W. Nelson
Physiography, Chihuahua, from Casas Grandes to Sierra en Media, September 4-October 11, 1899, E. W. Nelson
Physiography, Chacala, Durango, February 24-March 7, 1899
Notes on the district from Zapotlan to Guadalajara, Jalisco, May 1-11, 1892, E. W. Nelson
Notes on a trip from Acapulco to Ometepec, Guerrero, January 29-February 16, 1895, E. W. Nelson

Folder 7

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Physiography, Chilpancingo, Tixtla, Xalita, Iguala, and Rio Balsas, May 12-15 and May 25-June 4, 1903, E. W. Nelson
Notes from Chilpancingo, with notes along route from Tlapa, Lower Sonora, December 16-19, 21-28, 1894, E. W. Nelson
Notes from Cordillera of the west, near Chilpancingo, Guerrero, December 18-24, 1894, E. W. Nelson
Notes from Tlalixtaquila, Guerrero, December 5-6, 9-12, 1894, E. W. Nelson
Notes from Tlapa, Guerrero, including rote from Piaxtla, Puebla, November 27-December 5, 1894, E. W. Nelson
Notes from Marques, Hidalgo, May 22-25, 1896, E. W. Nelson
Notes from Tula, Hidalgo, March 9-13, 1893
Physiography, Ixtapa, Jalisco, March 30-April 5, 1897

Folder 8

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Notes, Sierra Madre near Botanos, September 15-17, 1897, E. W. Nelson
Physiography, Talpa, Jalisco, March 8-12, 1897, E. W. Nelson
Notes, Los Reyes, Michoacan, February 5-19, 1903, E. W. Nelson
Notes, Cuernavaca, Morelos, January 2-9, 1893, E. W. Nelson
Notes from Tlapancingo, Oaxaca, December 6-9, 1894, E. W. Nelson
Notes, Jalpan, Queretaro, August 25-31, 1896, E. A. Goldman
Physiography, Rio Verde, San Luis Potosi, January 6-18, 1897, E. A. Goldman
Notes, San Luis Potosi, Valles, April 28-May 7, 1898, E. W. Nelson
Notes on San Luis Potosi and Jesus Maria, San Luis Potosi state, August-September 1892, E. W. Nelson
Notes on a trip to the Hacienda of La Parada, August 15-22, 1892, E. W. Nelson

Folder 9

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Notes on a trip to Villar, San Luis Potosi, September 20-28, 1892, E. W. Nelson
Bird notes, Villar, San Luis Potosi, September 20-28, 1892, E. W. Nelson
General notes, Altata, Sinaloa, March 27-28, 1899, E. A. Goldman
Physiography, Culiacan, Sinaloa, March 11-26, 1899, E. A. Goldman
Notes, near Mazatlan, Sinaloa, March 31-April 12, 1899, E. A. Goldman
Physiography, Plomosas, Sinaloa, July 14-19, 1897, E. W. Nelson
Physiography, Rosario, Sinaloa, July 7-11, 22-26, 1897, E. W. Nelson
Physiography, Alamos, Sonora, December 15, 1898-January 1, 1899, January 26-31, 1899
Physiography, Batamotal, Sonora, April 20-27, 1899, E. A. Goldman
Physiography, Batamotal, Sonora, April 20-27, 1899, E. A. Goldman
Physiography, Camoa, Rio Mayo, Sonora, October 27-November 8, November 29-December 4, 1898, January 10-25, 1899, E. A. Goldman
Physiography, Jaumave, Tamaulipas, June 2-6, 1898, E. W. Nelson

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Notes, Mier, Tamaulipas, April-May 1891, William Lloyd
Birds, Soto La Marina, Tamaulipas, March 1-10, 1902, E. W. Nelson
Notes, Victoria, Tamaulipas, March 26-April 2, 1891, William Lloyd
Physiography, Victoria and Forlon, Tamaulipas, May 21-30, 1898, E. W. Nelson
Notes from Gaatemaco, Vera Cruz, April 26-May 5, 1894
Notes on Maltrata, Vera Cruz, March 26, 1894, E. W. Nelson
Physiography, Chicen Itza, Yucatan, January 27-February 11, 1901, and Tunkas, Yucatan, February 12-18, 1901, E. W. Nelson
Physiography, Puerto Morelos and La Vega, Yucatan, March 11-23, March 27-April 3, 1901, E. W. Nelson
Physiography, Mujeres Island, Yucatan, March 23-26, 1901, E. W. Nelson
Physiography, Cozumel Island, Yucatan, April 4-18, 1901, E. W. Nelson
Notes from Canitas, Zacatecas, Mexico: Observations of E. A. Goldman, December 23-25,1893, E. W. Nelson
Notes, Berriozabal, Zacatecas, July 8-11, 1896, E. W. Nelson
Notes, Hacienda de San Juan Capistrano, Zacatecas, August 19-22, 1897, E. W. Nelson

Folder 11 Wintering Ground of the Mississippi Flyway, C. E. Gilham, U.S. Biological Survey, winter 1937-1938

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Folder 12 Tocante las Canates y otros Ajaros en la Simpatica Repulica Mexicana, Luther J. Goldman, 1937-1938

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Folder 13 Wintering of Migratory Waterfowl in Mexico, January 5 to May 23, 1936, E. A. and L. C. Goldman

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Folder 14 Report of Waterfowl Observations, Migration Season of 1942-43, Luther J. Goldman

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Folder 15 Report of Brown W. Randel, U. S. Deputy Game Warden, El Paso, Texas, 1935

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Folder 16 Physiographic Notes on Mexico, E. W. Nelson, n.d.

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Folder 17 Memorandum on the Valley of Mexico, from Herrera's paper entitled The Valley of Mexico Considered as a Zoological Province

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Folder 18 Observations Concerning Waterfowl in Mexico, with Special Reference to Migratory Species, January 20 to April 1, 1926, E. A. Goldman

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