Bailey, V. O., Georgia, Kansas, Louisiana, Mississippi, Missouri, Texas, April 1892 - September 1892

ID: SIA Acc. 12-443

Creator:

Form/Genre: Fieldbook record

Date: 1892

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, reptiles, and bird specimens in Georgia, Kansas, Louisiana, Mississippi, Missouri, Texas, April 4 - September 2, 1892. Entries are dated and describe travel beginning from Washington DC. Locations are often listed at the top of the pages. Details include distances, daily activities and times of day, weather, descriptions of vegetation (types of trees) and their state of growth and abundance, terrain (including elevations), communities visited, collecting goals and methods, specimens collected (common name), observations of birds and nests, and interactions with colleagues (Mr. Gustave Kohn). Additional location information includes reference to railroad lines. Travel goes through (but not limited to) Charleston, North Carolina; Riceboro, Chattahoochee, Georgia; Bay of Saint Louis, Natchez, Mississippi; New Orleans, Baton Rouge, Louisiana; Texarkana, Port Arthur, Clarendon,Texas; Fort Gibson, Marionville, Golden City, Missouri; Pittsburg, Cairo, Kiowa, Kansas.

Date Range

1892

Start Date

Apr 04, 1892

End Date

Sep 02, 1892

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
  • Herpetology
  • Plants
  • Birds
  • Ornithology
  • Botany

Place

  • United States
  • Texarkana
  • Bay Saint Louis
  • Kansas
  • Marionville
  • Missouri
  • Pittsburg
  • Mississippi
  • Texas
  • Riceboro
  • Louisiana
  • Georgia
  • New Orleans

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