Bailey, V. O., California, Oregon, November 1930 -December 1930

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The journal and news clipping document Vernon Orlando Bailey's fieldwork in California, Oregon, November 21 - December 15, 1930. Entries are dated and describe travel details (destinations, times of day, accommodations), weather, vegetation, meetings and work with colleagues and local officials, terrain, observations of mammals (coyotes) and birds, specimens collected, lists of mammals and birds including notes about collecting, coyote droppings, methods of collecting (trapping versus poison or "varmit dogs") for purposes of fur, and work with fur trappers. Locations include Eugene, Baker, John Day, Oregon; Fallon, Nevada.

Date Range


Start Date

Nov 21, 1930

End Date

Dec 15, 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


  • Oregon
  • United States
  • Fallon
  • John Day
  • Eugene
  • California
  • Nevada


  • Fieldbook record
  • Field notes
  • Clippings (information artifacts)

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