Bailey, V. O., Montana, Washington, April 1918 - May 1918

ID: SIA Acc. 12-443

Creator:

Form/Genre: Fieldbook record

Date: 1918

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 fieldwork in Montana and Washington, April 6 - May 9, 1918. Entries are dated and describe travel from Denver. Descriptions include travel details (destinations, times of day), vegetation, observed birds and mammals (elk, coyotes) and habitat, weather, interactions with and observations of local inhabitants about wildlife. Some entries include subheadings of wildlife type followed by description of animal, habitat, sometimes specimens collected, and location. Locations include Belton, Kintla Lake, Montana; Dutch Creek, Camas Creek, (state unidentified); Seattle, Washington.

Date Range

1918

Start Date

Apr 06, 1918

End Date

May 09, 1918

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
  • Washington
  • Seattle
  • Kintla Lake
  • 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