Bailey, V. O., Colorado, New Mexico, May 1903 - October 1903

ID: SIA Acc. 12-443

Creator:

Form/Genre: Fieldbook record

Date: 1903

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

Abstract

The journal documents Vernon Orlando Bailey's collecting mammal and bird specimens in Colorado, New Mexico, May 16, 1904 - October 11, 1903. Details travel from Washington DC. Entries are dated and pages are headed with locations. Entries describe routes, mode of travel, collecting methods, terrain (including elevation), vegetation, observed mammals and birds, some history of area communities and inhabitants, ranches, campsites, and specimen collecting (common and scientific name). Includes sketches of vegetation formations (mushroom fairy rings) and land around Santa Fe. There is a list of specimens collected at Taos mountains. In the end is a list of packages sent with specimen contents, locations and date. Locations include Santa Rosa, Baldy Peak [mountain], Taos, Santa Fe, New Mexico; Canyon City, Boulder, Colorado.

Date Range

1903

Start Date

May 16, 1903

End Date

Oct 11, 1903

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
  • Santa Fe
  • Boulder
  • Baldy Mountain
  • Taos
  • New Mexico
  • Colorado
  • Cañon City

Form/Genre

  • Fieldbook record
  • Field notes
  • Sketches

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