Bailey, V. O., Manitoba, North Dakota, June 1912 - July 1912

ID: SIA Acc. 12-443

Creator: Bailey, Vernon, 1864-1942

Form/Genre: Fieldbook record

Date: 1912

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 North Dakota, June 3 - July 2, 1912. Entries are dated and locations are often listed at the top of pages. Descriptions include travel details (destinations, modes of travel, campsites), vegetation (type and abundance), terrain, and sometimes detailed descriptions of specimens (type, habitat, collecting method, sex, weight). There are lists detailing flora and fauna per location, sometimes with description of habitat. Includes sketches of geological landmarks. Locations include Linton, Sweetwater Lake, North Dakota; Hawksnest Butte.

Date Range

1912

Start Date

Jun 03, 1912

End Date

Jul 02, 1912

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

  • Manitoba
  • United States
  • Linton
  • Sweetwater Lake
  • North Dakota

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