Bailey, V. O., Texas, California, and New Mexico, April 1900 - August 1900

ID: SIA Acc. 12-443

Creator: Bailey, Vernon, 1864-1942

Form/Genre: Fieldbook record

Date: 1900

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 Texas, California, and New Mexico, April 10 - August 16, 1900. Entries are dated and pages are headed with location information. Details include routes, distances, campsites, daily activities with time of day, terrain (including elevation, soil composition), vegetation (type and abundance), ranches visited, observed wildlife, specimens collected, communities visited, interactions with colleagues, and sometimes notes about expenses. Portion of the end of the notebook is blank. Locations include Austin, Corpus Christi, Brownsville, Texas; Cloudcroft, New Mexico; Pasadena, Sacramento, Sierra Buttes, Emerald Bay, California.

Date Range

1900

Start Date

Apr 10, 1900

End Date

Aug 16, 1900

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

  • Sacramento
  • United States
  • New Mexico
  • Texas
  • Cloudcroft
  • California
  • Austin
  • Sierra Buttes
  • Corpus Christi

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