Bailey, V. O., New Mexico, Oklahoma, Texas, August 1906 - November 1906

ID: SIA Acc. 12-443

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Form/Genre: Fieldbook record

Date: 1906

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 New Mexico, Oklahoma, Texas, August 1 - November 16, 1906. Entries are dated and detail travel (routes, modes of travel, destinations, accommodations), descriptions of communities visited (including size and crops grown), terrain (including soil composition), vegetation (including mushrooms), daily activities and time of day, interactions with colleagues, notes about wolf populations and specimens, observed wildlife (including type and abundance),and campsites. Includes a sketch of a beaver corral and mountain terrain. Includes loose inserts listing plants in South Clara Canyon, Jemez mountains (New Mexico), organized by Canadian, Transition and Upper Sonoran regions, listing type (scientific), distance, and elevation. Locations visited includes Oklahoma City, Enid, Oklahoma; Amarillo, Texas; San Francisco River [Saint Francis River]; Silver City (state unidentified).

Date Range

1906

Start Date

Aug 01, 1906

End Date

Nov 16, 1906

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

  • Amarillo
  • United States
  • Saint Francis River
  • Oklahoma
  • Enid
  • Oklahoma City
  • Jemez Mountains
  • Texas
  • New Mexico

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