Bailey, V. O., Maine, Minnesota, Prince Edward Island, August 1925 - October 1925

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The journal documents Vernon Orlando Bailey's fieldwork in Maine, Minnesota, Prince Edward Island, August 10 - October 3, 1925. Bailey was the Biologist for the Biological Survey, heading to Mt Desert Island. Entries are dated and describe his travel from Washington, DC (destinations, times of day, mode of travel), vegetation and life zones, terrain, colleagues and local officials, observations during tours with rangers including conditions of dams and roads, observations of beavers, summaries of local rangers' observations of wildlife populations (listed with common name), specimen collecting, and descriptions of communities visited. Observations include amphibians, reptiles, mammals, and fish. Locations include Bar Harbor, Maine, to Prince Edward Island, Saint John's, Canada.

Date Range


Start Date

Aug 10, 1925

End Date

Oct 03, 1925

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.




  • Canada
  • Prince Edward Island
  • United States
  • Maine
  • Minnesota
  • Bar Harbor
  • Saint John's


  • 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