Bailey, V. O., British Columbia, Idaho, Montana, Nevada, Utah, Wyoming, July 1911 - October 1911

ID: SIA Acc. 12-443

Creator:

Form/Genre: Fieldbook record

Date: 1911

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 of mammal and bird specimens in British Columbia, Idaho, Montana, Nevada, Utah, Wyoming, July 29 - October 20, 1911. Locations are often listed at the top of the page. Entries describe travel details (destinations, mode of travel), daily activities and times of day, terrain (altitude), vegetation (types and crops) and life zones (Canadian), specimens (and stomach contents), and descriptions of communities visited. Includes lists of flora per location noting zone, and type per habitat; also lists birds per location. Locations include but are not limited to: Big Hole Mountains, Idaho; Caribou mountains; Yellowstone National Park; Ruby Valley, Nevada. Half of notebook is blank.

Date Range

1911

Start Date

Jul 29, 1911

End Date

Oct 20, 1911

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
  • Wyoming
  • Idaho
  • Ruby Valley
  • Canada
  • Yellowstone National Park
  • British Columbia
  • Utah
  • Nevada
  • Montana

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