Bailey, V. O., Idaho, Nevada, Wyoming, June 1893 - September 1893

ID: SIA Acc. 12-443

Creator:

Form/Genre: Fieldbook record

Date: 1893

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 mammal and bird specimens in Idaho, Nevada, Wyoming, June 19 - September 30, 1893. The entries describe travel and specimen collecting. Descriptions include observations of vegetation (trees and shrubs listed with scientific or common name), terrain, wildlife, specimens collected (type and quantity), habitat, weather, and temperature. Includes tables of specimen data headed with location, listing type and quantity per date. In the end of the notebook is a list of "distances" with location ranges visited. Locations include Pyramid Lake, Wadsworth, Halleck, Nevada; Ogden, Wellsville, Wasatch mountains, Utah; Montpelier Creek, Preuss mountains, Idaho; Wind River mountains, Wyoming.

Date Range

1893

Start Date

Jun 19, 1893

End Date

Sep 30, 1893

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
  • Plants
  • Birds
  • Ornithology
  • Botany

Place

  • United States
  • Wyoming
  • Idaho
  • Preuss Range
  • Ogden
  • Wind River Range
  • Wasatch Range
  • Utah
  • Montpelier Creek
  • Nevada
  • Wadsworth

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