Bailey, V. O., British Columbia, Idaho, Montana, North Dakota, Oregon, South Dakota, July 1909 - October 1909

ID: SIA Acc. 12-443

Creator: Bailey, Vernon, 1864-1942

Form/Genre: Fieldbook record

Date: 1909

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 of mammal and bird specimens in British Columbia, Idaho, Montana, North Dakota, Oregon, South Dakota, July - October 1909. Entries are dated and pages are sometimes headed with location. Details include travel details (mode of travel, destinations, accommodations, campsites), terrain, vegetation (including crops and life zone), weather, daily activities and times day, observed flora and fauna, communities visited, specimens collected, interactions with local officials, and work with Streeter. Includes lists of fauna (type and habitat), flora (headed by location and zone, listing type and habitat), and types of trees (big timber). Work was completed for the US Department of Agriculture. At the end of notebook is a list of reports mailed per location. Locations include Leeds, Minot, Gardner, North Dakota; Bismark, Mobrige, Mount Sheep Butte, South Dakota; Billings, Crescent City, Missoula, Montana; Dubois, Idaho.

Date Range

1909

Start Date

Jul 09, 1909

End Date

Oct 29, 1909

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

  • Oregon
  • Canada
  • Montana
  • United States
  • South Dakota
  • British Columbia
  • North Dakota
  • Idaho

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