Bailey, V. O., New Mexico, October 1908 - November 1908

ID: SIA Acc. 12-443

Creator:

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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Creator

Bailey, Vernon, 1864-1942

Abstract

The journal documents Vernon Orlando Bailey's collecting mammal and bird specimens in New Mexico, October 14 - November 8, 1908. Entries are dated and pages are sometimes headed with location. Details include travel details (mode of travel, destinations, accommodations, campsites), terrain, vegetation (including opinions on varieties of local fruits), weather. Includes a sketch of a local "hogan" (?) residential structure. Locations include Fruitland, Farmington, Albuquerque, Organ Mountains, Canyon Blanco [Cañon Blanco], New Mexico.

Date Range

1908

Start Date

Oct 14, 1908

End Date

Nov 08, 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

  • Mammalogy
  • Plants
  • Birds
  • Ornithology
  • Botany

Place

  • United States
  • Fruitland
  • Blanco, Cañon
  • Organ Mountains
  • Albuquerque
  • Farmington
  • New Mexico

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