Bailey, V. O., Arizona, New Mexico, Texas, Utah, January 1889 - July 1889

ID: SIA Acc. 12-443

Creator: Bailey, Vernon, 1864-1942

Form/Genre: Fieldbook record

Date: 1889

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, New Mexico, Texas, Utah, January 1 - July 25, 1889. Entries are dated and include travel details, destinations and time of day, daily activities, collecting activities (trapping, type of terrain where collecting), weather, temperature, and type of specimens collected per day (often listed with common name). Notes indicate he collected with H. Reays. Often locations are named with names of rivers of valleys. Locations include Dolan Springs, Ditriol Valley (vicinity of Phoenix), Tuscon, Arizona; El Paso (state unidentified).

Date Range

1889

Start Date

Jan 01, 1889

End Date

Jul 25, 1889

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
  • New Mexico
  • Texas
  • Tucson
  • Phoenix
  • 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