Bailey, V. O. (with E. A. Preble) Colorado, Idaho, Oregon, Wyoming, May 1896 - September 1896

ID: SIA Acc. 12-443

Creator: Bailey, Vernon, 1864-1942

Form/Genre: Fieldbook record

Date: 1896

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 mammal and bird specimens with Edward A. Preble in Colorado, Idaho, Oregon, Wyoming, May 14 - September 1896. Entries are dated and describe specimen collecting and travel. Entries May 14 - July 20 were written by Bailey. Second section (July 17 - September 29) by E. A. Preble. About a third of the notebook is blank. Bailey's entries are dated and headed with location. They detail travel details, route, daily activities and times of day, terrain (lava beds), vegetation, specimens collected, local vegetation consumed (camas), and weather. Locations indicate American Falls, Idaho; Ochoco River, Oregon; Elgin, Pendleton, Snake River, Rock Creek, John Day River (state unidentified). Preble's entries cover much the same details. Locations indicate Blue mountains, Beaner marsh and Drummond Lake (state unidentified); Fort Klamath, Oregon. Entries are signed. Entries document collecting of and C. H. Merriam.

Date Range

1896

Start Date

May 14, 1896

End Date

Aug 31, 1896

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

  • Oregon
  • Fort Klamath
  • United States
  • Wyoming
  • Colorado
  • American Falls
  • Idaho
  • Ochoco Creek

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