Bailey, V. O., Arizona, Minnesota, Texas, November 1889 - February 1890

ID: SIA Acc. 12-443

Creator:

Form/Genre: Fieldbook record

Date: 1889-1890

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

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Creator

Bailey, Vernon, 1864-1942

Abstract

The journal documents Vernon Orlando Bailey's collecting of mammal and bird specimens in Arizona, Minnesota, Texas, November 15, 1889 - February 15, 1890. Entries are dated and detail travel and specimen collecting. Descriptions include observed wildlife, specimen preparation, daily activities, quantity and type of specimens collected per day, weather, terrain, vegetation, water levels of local rivers, elevations, and interactions with local inhabitants (ranchers). Locations include Dos Cabesos (?) near Wilcox; El Paso, Marfa, Texas; Rio Grande River to Finley; Waseca, Minnesota.

Date Range

1889-1890

Start Date

Nov 15, 1889

End Date

Feb 15, 1890

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

  • Mammalogy
  • Birds
  • Ornithology

Place

  • El Paso
  • United States
  • Marfa
  • Minnesota
  • Arizona
  • Texas
  • Rio Grande River
  • Waseca

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