Field notes, Nevada and California, November 3-December 31, 1937

ID: SIA RU007267

Creator: Bailey, Vernon, 1864-1942

Form/Genre: Fieldbook record

Date: 1937

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

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This item is comprised of field notes taken by Bailey in the course of his research efforts related to animal trapping, primarily in Nevada from November 3, 1937 to December 31, 1937. Dated entries include narrative description of environmental conditions including weather, descriptions of traps, locality, animals caught in traps, and events related to the trapping of particularly of coyotes, but also of bobcats, badgers, jack rabbits and other mammals. The item also contains a list of common names of birds seen in Fallon, Nevada, November 6, 1937 to December 14, 1937. Other localities in Nevada include: Hazen, Carson (Carson City), and Reno. The notes also mention coyote trapping in Twin Oaks, California.

Date Range


Start Date

Nov 03, 1937

End Date

Dec 31, 1937

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


  • Reno
  • United States
  • Carson City
  • Twin Oaks
  • California
  • Hazen
  • Nevada


  • Fieldbook record
  • Field notes

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

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