Bailey, V. O., Arizona, Kentucky, New Mexico, West Virginia, April 1929 - May 1929

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Abstract

The journal documents Vernon Orlando Bailey's fieldwork in Arizona, Kentucky, New Mexico, West Virginia, April 16 - May 5, 1929. Entries are dated and describe travel from Washington, DC, to Oglebay Park, West Virginia; Mammoth Cave, Kentucky; Atchison, Kansas; Carlsbad Cave, New Mexico; Albuquerque, and Grand Canyon. He traveled with his wife. Entries describe weather, travel details (times of day, destinations, accommodations, distances), vegetation (types, crops, state of growth and life zones), terrain (altitude), meetings with colleagues, caves near Ashland Kentucky, observations of mammals including bat populations (often as subheadings in entries). Locations include Mammoth Cave, Arizona.

Date Range

1929

Start Date

Apr 16, 1929

End Date

May 05, 1929

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

  • West Virginia
  • Mammoth Cave
  • United States
  • New Mexico
  • Oglebay Park
  • Kentucky
  • Albuquerque
  • Grand Canyon
  • Atchison
  • Arizona

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