Bailey, V. O., North Dakota, September 1919 - November 1919

ID: SIA Acc. 12-443

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Form/Genre: Fieldbook record

Date: 1919

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 North Dakota, September 9 - November 6, 1919, as chief field naturalist for the Biological Survey. The entries are dated and describe travel from Washington, DC. Descriptions include travel details (destinations, times of day, geological landmarks), specimen collecting, photographs taken, weather, vegetation (types, including crops), and terrain. Includes work in Deadwood to inspect Roosevelt bird preserve, work with local officials. There is a hand drawn map of a field work area along the Montana / North Dakota border. Locations includes Rapid City, Roosevelt Mountain, Grand Forks, Walhalla,and Minot.

Date Range

1919

Start Date

Sep 09, 1919

End Date

Nov 06, 1919

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

Place

  • United States
  • North Dakota
  • Walhalla
  • Minot
  • Grand Forks
  • 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