Bailey, V. O., Arizona, California, Mexico, New Mexico, Texas, July 1908 - October 1908

ID: SIA Acc. 12-443

Creator: Bailey, Vernon, 1864-1942

Form/Genre: Fieldbook record

Date: 1908

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, Mexico, New Mexico, Texas, July 25 - October 12, 1908. Entries are dated and pages are sometimes headed with location. Details include travel details (mode of travel, destinations, accommodations, campsites), notes about "Canadian zone plants" with description (elevation), terrain (including elevation), vegetation, weather, lists of observed plants, lists of mammals with habitat descriptions, observations of local Indian tribes, specimens collected. There are notations and corrections in volume, usually relating to specimen name or location. Locations include Albuquerque, Manzano mountains, New Mexico; San Marcial, Mexico (?); Elk mountains,Colorado; Escudilla Mountain, Arizona; Zuni River.

Date Range

1908

Start Date

Jul 25, 1908

End Date

Oct 12, 1908

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

  • United States
  • New Mexico
  • Texas
  • Colorado
  • Albuquerque
  • Manzano Mountains
  • Elk Mountains
  • Escudilla Mountain
  • Mexico
  • Zuni River
  • California
  • Arizona

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