Field notes, California, November 16, 1935-January 7, 1937

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This field book is comprised of Bailey's narrative notes documenting fieldwork throughout the United States, November 16, 1935-January 7, 1937. The bulk of the dated entries describe his research on trapping mammals in and around the Wichita Mountains Wildlife Refuge in Oklahoma. The notebook also contains some entries documenting work in California in the vicinity of San Marcos and San Diego.

Date Range


Start Date

Nov 16, 1935

End Date

Jan 07, 1937

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  • Animals
  • Birds
  • Mammalogy
  • Mammologists
  • Plants
  • Botany
  • Ornithology


  • San Diego
  • United States
  • Wichita Mountains National Wildlife Refuge Headquarters
  • Oklahoma
  • California
  • Wichita Mountains
  • San Marcos


  • Fieldbook record
  • Field notes
  • Diary

Accession #

SIA RU007267

Collection name

Vernon Bailey Papers, 1889-1941 and undated, field notes and journals, 1889-1941

Physical Description

1 field book

Physical Location

Smithsonian Institution Archives


Box 5 Folder 2