Bailey, V. O., New York, April 1932

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The journal and news clipping document Vernon Orlando Bailey's fieldwork in New York, April 14 - 23, 1932. Includes work he completed of game refuges in the Adirondack region to observed conditions of deer populations during the winter, analyzing presence of disease and winter diet. Entries are dated and describe travel details (accommodations, mode of travel, time of day, destinations), colleagues with whom he worked, list of officials with name and title (location), vegetation (enroute, phenology), daily activities, lists of plants (trees and shrubs) by deer, porcupines; weather, meetings with local officials, geological landmarks, mammals and tracks observed. Entries also begin from the back of the notebook and are organized by type of mammals (common name) and detailing observations and specimen details. Locations include DeBar refuge.

Date Range


Start Date

Apr 14, 1932

End Date

Apr 23, 1932

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


  • New York
  • United States
  • Adirondack Mountains


  • 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