Bailey, V. O., Minnesota, Pennsylvania, Wisconsin, March 1930 - July 1930

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The journal documents Vernon Orlando Bailey's fieldwork in Minnesota, Pennsylvania, Wisconsin, March 27 - July 19, 1930. Entries are dated and describe travel from Washington, DC, including details (times of day, destinations, accommodations, campsites); observations of experiments in Pennsylvania relating to deer eating laurel and rhododendron; mammal (deer) specimens; stomach contents; weather; terrain (including marshes; vegetation (types and phenology); birds and mammals observed; as well as meetings and conferences attended. Locations include West Newton (last Island), Minnesota.

Date Range


Start Date

Mar 27, 1930

End Date

Jul 19, 1930

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.


  • Animals
  • Birds
  • Mammalogy
  • Ornithology


  • United States
  • West Newton
  • Minnesota
  • Wisconsin
  • 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