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

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Creator

Bailey, Vernon, 1864-1942

Abstract

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."

Date Range

1941

Start Date

1941

End Date

1941

Access Information

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Topic

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

Place

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

Form/Genre

  • 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

Sublocation

Box 5 Folder 10