Bailey, V. O., Nevada, etc., May 1898 - July 1898

ID: SIA Acc. 12-443

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Form/Genre: Fieldbook record

Date: 1898

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
  • Merriam, C. Hart (Clinton Hart), 1855-1942

Abstract

The journal documents Vernon Orlando Bailey's collecting mammal and bird specimens in Nevada and Oregon, May 1898 - July 15, 1898. Entries are dated and include descriptions of travel and specimen collecting. Locations are usually listed at the top of the pages. Details include routes, campsites, daily activities with time of day, terrain (including elevation), vegetation, ranches visited, observed wildlife, and specimens collected. Includes a note stating at date July 15, "from this date on, Dr. Merriam keeps the journal. [signed] Vernon Bailey." Half the notebook is blank. Often locations are indicated by name of valleys, mountains, or rivers. Locations includes Wadsworth, Smoky Valley, Eureka, Elko, Ragtown, Nevada; Klamath Falls, Oregon.

Date Range

1898

Start Date

May 06, 1898

End Date

Jul 15, 1898

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
  • Oregon
  • Klamath Falls
  • Big Smoky Valley
  • 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