NELSON, Edward William

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NELSON, Edward WIlliam ( 1855-1934), an American naturalist and ethnologist who worked extensively in Mexico with Edward Alphonso Goldman.

Nelson never married. He died on May 19, 1934, in Garfield Hospital, Washington, D.C.


Nelson collected on:

  • Isla Coronados (1905)
  • Isla Magdalena (1905)
  • Isla Margarita (1905)
  • Isla San Geronimo (1905)
  • Isla San Martin (1905)
  • Isla Todos Santos (1905)


Wikipedia: Edward William Nelson

In Memoriam.



Island Collections~
ISLAND COLLECTOR INSTITUTION DATE NUMBER SPECIMEN
Isla San Martin E. A. Goldman & E. Nelson USNM August 13, 1905 USNM-140401 Phoca vitulina richardii Mammals
Isla San Martin E. A. Goldman & E. Nelson USNM August 13, 1905 USNM-140402 Phoca vitulina richardii Mammals