Bailey, V. O., Arizona, California, New Mexico, May 1907 - August 1907

ID: SIA Acc. 12-443

Creator: Bailey, Vernon, 1864-1942

Form/Genre: Fieldbook record

Date: 1907

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 Arizona, California, New Mexico, May 27 - August 23, 1907. The entries are dated and sometimes pages are headed with location. Details include travel details (destinations, mode of travel, accommodations), weather, daily activities and times of day, terrain (elevation), vegetation (including crops), observed wildlife, birds and their nests, and specimen collecting. Some entries are organized by type of flora or fauna, with description of where it grows (or occurs) and in type of terrain. Locations are often identified by name of valley, river. Includes lists of specimens collected in Benson, Arizona, with notes about behavior. Locations includes Benson, Tucson, Arizona; Yuma, Indio, Los Angeles, San Francisco, Elsinore, California; Santa Ana, (state unidentified).

Date Range

1907

Start Date

May 27, 1907

End Date

Aug 23, 1907

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

  • San Francisco
  • United States
  • New Mexico
  • Benson
  • Tucson
  • Los Angeles
  • California
  • Indio
  • Arizona

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