Bailey, V. O., Elk Ranch, Jadeson [Jackson], Wyoming, 1915

ID: SIA Acc. 12-443

Creator:

Form/Genre: Fieldbook record

Date: 1915

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 in Wyoming, 1915, as part of the Biological Survey. The journal describes a survey of Elk Ranch, now part of Grand Teton National Park, Wyoming. The entries include latitude and longitude positions of the property, descriptions and conditions of the tracts of terrain, vegetation, supplies, and agricultural fields. Content also covers suggestions for maintenance including fence installation. Entries are headed with subject (i.e. fence, paint, saddle horse). There are notes about staffing needs are requested by Mr. Nowlin. Also there are notes about the possibility of a bird refuge. Most of the notebook is blank.

Date Range

1915

Start Date

1915

End Date

1915

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
  • Jackson

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