Bailey, V. O., Nevada, November 1890 - February 1891

ID: SIA Acc. 12-443

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Form/Genre: Fieldbook record

Date: 1890-1891

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 Nevada, November 4, 1890 - February 3, 1891. Entries are dated and describe travel and specimen collecting. Details include distances traveled, destinations, terrain, vegetation, campsites, wildlife observed, type and quantity of specimens collected, collecting methods, specimen preparation, details about ranches and local crops grown, and observations of people and communities visited. Bailey worked with an individual with last name, Nelson. Additional location information includes bodies of water (Owen River), mountain ranges (Coso), and names of owners or ranches. Locations include Battle Mountains, Bennetts Wells, Nevada.

Date Range

1890-1891

Start Date

Nov 04, 1890

End Date

Feb 03, 1891

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

  • United States
  • Battle Mountain
  • 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