Correspondence, 1926-1939

ID: SIA RU007267

Creator: Bailey, Vernon, 1864-1942

Form/Genre: Fieldbook record

Date: 1926-1939

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

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Creator

Bailey, Vernon, 1864-1942

Abstract

This item is primarily comprised of letters addressed to Bailey from various persons from 1926-1939 and memoranda from Bailey from 1929-1932. Memoranda include Bailey's instructions on the care of animal skins, the collection of muskrat specimens along the Upper Mississippi River, and a memorandum addressed to Mr. Redington titled "Re: Balance of Nature". Most correspondence is related to the subject of the trapping of animal specimens for various purposes. The item also contains an application filled out by Bailey for his position as "Biologist in the Biological Survey" dated February 6, 1925.

Date Range

1926-1939

Start Date

Feb 17, 1926

End Date

Jul 01, 1939

Access Information

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Topic

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

Place

United States

Form/Genre

  • Fieldbook record
  • Correspondence
  • Field notes

Accession #

SIA RU007267

Collection name

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

Physical Description

1 folder

Physical Location

Smithsonian Institution Archives

Sublocation

Box 5 Folder 11