Bailey, V. O., Arizona, Utah, Wyoming, September 1888-December 1888

ID: SIA Acc. 12-443

Creator: Bailey, Vernon, 1864-1942

Form/Genre: Fieldbook record

Date: 1888

Citation: Mammal Section, Bird and Mammal Labs, Fish and Wildlife Service, US Department of the Interior, Division of Mammals

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Abstract

The journal documents Vernon Orlando Bailey's collecting of mammal and bird specimens in Arizona, Utah, September 1 - December 31, 1901. Entries are dated and sometimes headed with location. Details include descriptions of weather, collecting activities (placement of traps etc.), specimen preparation, quantities and types of specimens collected per day, weather, observations of wildlife, daily work, and campsites. Locations include but are not limited to Bridgess Pass, Wyoming; Birch Creek canyon; Wahsatch range, Salt Lake Valley, Utah; Provo canyon; Moccasin Springs, Arizona.

Date Range

1888

Start Date

Sep 01, 1888

End Date

Dec 31, 1888

Access Information

At least 24 hours advance notice is recommended to consult this collection. Contact the Division of Mammals at 202-633-1253 to make an appointment.

Topic

  • Animals
  • Birds
  • Mammalogy
  • Ornithology

Place

  • United States
  • Wyoming
  • Salt Lake Valley
  • Wasatch Range
  • Arizona
  • Utah

Form/Genre

  • Fieldbook record
  • Field notes

Accession #

SIA Acc. 12-443

Collection name

Mammal Section, Bird and Mammal Labs, Fish and Wildlife Service, US Department of the Interior, Division of Mammals

Physical Description

1 field book

Physical Location

National Museum of Natural History (U.S.). Division of Mammals