Bailey, V. O., Nevada, Utah, June 1890 - November 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 Nevada, Utah, and Idaho, June 21 - November 3, 1890. Entries are dated and are sometimes headed with location. Subject matter includes travel details, weather, temperature, types and quantities of specimens collected, observed wildlife and habitat, trapping efforts, birds and their nests, daily activities and times of day, observations of lava beds near Snake River, barometric readings, and elevations. Location information often includes ranch names or rivers. There are multiple references to working with individuals referred to as Streator and Dutcher. Locations include Fairfield, Ogden, Utah; Wells, Nevada; Battle Mountain.

Date Range

1890

Start Date

Jun 21, 1890

End Date

Nov 03, 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

  • Battle Mountain
  • United States
  • Ogden
  • Utah
  • Nevada

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