Bailey, V. O., California, Colorado, Kansas, October 1891 - November 1891

ID: SIA Acc. 12-443

Creator: Bailey, Vernon, 1864-1942

Form/Genre: Fieldbook record

Date: 1891

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 California, Colorado, Kansas, October 23, 1891 - November 17, 1891. Entries are dated and sometimes headed with location. They detail specimen collecting including type (common or scientific name) and quantity, routes traveled (distances, destinations), daily activities with times of day, terrain (including elevation), vegetation (binomial), observed wildlife (including notes on abundance), habitat, weather, temperature, and collecting methods. Location information includes names of peaks and rivers. Locations include Auburn, Colfax, Michigan Bluff, California. Traveled through Summit Park, Colorado Springs, Colorado.

Date Range

1891

Start Date

Oct 23, 1891

End Date

Nov 17, 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

  • Animals
  • Birds
  • Mammalogy
  • Plants
  • Ornithology
  • Botany

Place

  • Michigan Bluff
  • United States
  • Colorado
  • Auburn
  • California
  • Kansas
  • Colorado Springs
  • Colfax

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