Field notes, Pennsylvania, New York, and Tennessee, 1941

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This item primarily consists of Bailey's field notes regarding beaver trapping in and around Allegany State Park, Huntington Forest, and Lyons Falls in New York state. The item also includes a mammal catalog for specimen no. 11360-11370. Entries include scientific name or common name, locality, and date of collection. The field book also includes a list of birds observed near Hawk Mountain, Pennsylvania and notes taken by Bailey while on a trip to the North American Wildlife Conference in Memphis, Tennessee. One drawing of a beaver trap is contained in the back of the book. Below the drawing, Bailey has written, "This is the best beaver trap I have seen, and should be borrowed for a sample. Belongs to the Humane Society at Albany."

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


  • New York
  • Hawk Mountain
  • United States
  • Lyons Falls
  • Allegany State Park
  • Pennsylvania


  • 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

Smithsonian Institution Archives


Box 5 Folder 10