Bailey, V. O., Pennsylvania, April 192 6 - May 1926

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The journal documents Vernon Orlando Bailey's fieldwork in Pennsylvania, April 7 - May 31, 1926. Entries are dated and discuss travel details (destinations, distances, accommodations); daily activities (including professional talks); weather; interactions with colleagues and local inhabitants; specimen collecting, trapping methods and dissection; observations of fauna and their behavior, groups (families), and habitat (including beaver); and photographs taken. There are lists of mammals seen per location. Locations include Sewickley, Potter county, Conrad, Mifflinburg, Pennsylvania.

Date Range


Start Date

Apr 07, 1926

End Date

May 31, 1926

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.




  • Mifflinburg
  • United States
  • Conrad
  • Sewickley
  • Potter
  • Pennsylvania


  • 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