Bailey, V. O., California, Colorado, New Mexico, Oregon, Texas, April 1899 - August 1899

ID: SIA Acc. 12-443

Creator: Bailey, Vernon, 1864-1942

Form/Genre: Fieldbook record

Date: 1899

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 in California, Colorado, New Mexico, Oregon, Texas, April 1899 - August 10, 1899. 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 (type and abundance), ranches visited, observed wildlife, specimens collected, communities visited. Locations include Virginia Point (state unidentified); Richmond, San Antonio, Texas; Roswell, Cedar Point, New Mexico; San Joaquin valley to Ager, California. The last portion of the notebook is blank.

Date Range

1899

Start Date

Apr 08, 1899

End Date

Aug 10, 1899

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
  • Roswell
  • San Joaquin Valley
  • San Antonio
  • United States
  • New Mexico
  • Colorado
  • Texas
  • California

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