Bailey, V. O., Illinois, Minnesota, Nebraska, Wyoming, March 1890 - June 1890

ID: SIA Acc. 12-443

Creator: Bailey, Vernon, 1864-1942

Form/Genre: Fieldbook record

Date: 1890

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 March 17 - June 20, 1890. Entries are dated and detail travel and specimen collecting. Details include weather, type and quantity of specimens, wildlife observed, campsites, snowfall, daily activities and times of day, trapping, interactions and conversations with local inhabitants, and references to collecting fossils. Locations include Elk River, Minnesota; vicinity of Mankato along Minnesota River; Elk Horn River; Valentine, Nebraska; Bridger Pass, (state unidentified); Smiths Fork, Rawlins, Wyoming (?). Sometimes locations are indicated by railroad lines or ranches.

Date Range

1890

Start Date

Mar 17, 1890

End Date

Jun 20, 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

  • Animals
  • Birds
  • Mammalogy
  • Ornithology

Place

  • United States
  • Wyoming
  • Illinois
  • Minnesota
  • Rawlins
  • Nebraska

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