Bailey, V. O., New Hampshire, Pennsylvania, August 1927 - October 1927

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The journal documents Vernon Orlando Bailey's fieldwork in New Hampshire, Pennsylvania, August 5 - October 17, 1927. Entries are dated and describe travel details (destinations, accommodations, distances), interactions with local inhabitants, descriptions of beaver farms and their owners, vegetation (types, state of growth, life zones), terrain, possible sites for beaver colonies, observations of muskrats, and habitat. Locations include but are not limited to Kusumpe pond, New Hampshire. Includes contact information for local inhabitants with whom he met.

Date Range


Start Date

Aug 05, 1927

End Date

Oct 17, 1927

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.




  • United States
  • New Hampshire
  • Kusumpe Pond
  • 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