Bailey, V. O., California, Oregon, Utah, Washington, May 1897 - July 1897

ID: SIA Acc. 12-443

Creator: Bailey, Vernon, 1864-1942

Form/Genre: Fieldbook record

Date: 1897

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 California, Oregon, Utah, Washington, May 22 - July 26, 1897. Entries are dated and detail specimen collecting and travel. Details include descriptions of routes, destinations, terrain (elevation, observations of lava beds), vegetation, daily activities and time of day, specimens collected, interactions with local inhabitants, weather, details about local tribes. Additional location information includes names of peaks and rivers. Locations include Salt Lake, Utah; Sacramento, Pitt River valley, California; Klamath Falls, Deschutes Valley, Chewaucan, Oregon; Yakima valley, Columbia River valley, Washington. Most of the notebook is blank.

Date Range

1897

Start Date

May 22, 1897

End Date

Jul 26, 1897

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
  • Chewaucan
  • Sacramento
  • Klamath Falls
  • United States
  • Salt Lake
  • California
  • Columbia River
  • Utah
  • Washington
  • Yakima Valley

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