Field notes, California, January 1-February 4, 1936, Washington, D.C., notes, February 5-May 29, 1936, California, New Mexico, and Arizona, June 22-October 4, 1936

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The diary documents Bailey's research trips through California, New Mexico, and Arizona in 1936. It also includes notes taken by Bailey while at home in Washington, D.C. Localities include Taos, Albuquerque, and Gallup in New Mexico; Grand Canyon in Arizona; and San Marcos in California. Notes are primarily about trapping coyotes and bobcats.

Date Range


Start Date

Jan 01, 1936

End Date

Jul 05, 1936

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


  • Gallup
  • United States
  • New Mexico
  • Taos
  • Albuquerque
  • Grand Canyon
  • California
  • Arizona
  • 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 4