Bailey, V. O., California, North Dakota, September 1907 - December 1907

ID: SIA Acc. 12-443

Creator:

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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Creator

Bailey, Vernon, 1864-1942

Abstract

The journal documents Vernon Orlando Bailey's collecting mammal and bird specimens in California, North Dakota, September 8 - December 5, 1907. Entries are dated and pages are sometimes headed with location. Descriptions include travel details (mode of travel, destinations, accommodations, campsites), ranches visited, daily activities and times of day, terrain (including elevation), vegetation, lists and descriptions of mammals and birds and their habitats, descriptions and interactions with local inhabitants, the "Canadian zone", and descriptions of communities. Bailey spent significant time at Rogers Ranch. Sometimes includes extensive notations on left hand page, opposite entries. Includes a sketch and discussion of erecting fencing relating to wolves. Last portion of the notebook is blank. Locations include Arroyo Seco, Mount Islip, Santa Barbara, San Francisco, Glendale, California; Lovelock, Nevada; North Yakima, Washington; Bismark, North Dakota.

Date Range

1907

Start Date

Sep 08, 1907

End Date

Dec 05, 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

  • Mammalogy
  • Plants
  • Birds
  • Ornithology
  • Botany

Place

  • California
  • United States
  • North Dakota
  • Islip, Mount
  • Santa Barbara
  • Yakima
  • Glendale
  • Bismarck
  • Lovelock

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