Bailey, V. O., Arizona, October 1913 - November 1913

ID: SIA Acc. 12-443

Creator: Bailey, Vernon, 1864-1942

Form/Genre: Fieldbook record

Date: 1913

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 plant specimens in Arizona, October 19 - November 16, 1913. Bailey is listed on the cover as the Chief Field Naturalist for the Biological Survey. Entries are dated and describe travel details and collecting activities. There are descriptions of plants (listing scientific name, including cacti), references to life zones and altitude, travel details (distances traveled, destinations), specimen collecting, and observed wildlife (type and abundance). Includes lists of plants per location. Locations are most often identified by geological landmarks. Part of the notebook is blank. Locations include San Carlos, Phoenix, Salt River Mountains, Gila, Florence.

Date Range

1913

Start Date

Oct 19, 1913

End Date

Nov 16, 1913

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
  • Salt River Mountains } tgn
  • Florence
  • Phoenix
  • 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