Bailey, V. O., New Hampshire, New York, August 1932 - September 1932

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The journal documents Vernon Orlando Bailey's fieldwork in New Hampshire and New York, August 23 - September 26, 1932. Entries are dated and describe travel details and collecting. Subject matter includes of travel with Florence (wife), details (destinations, time of day, distances), observations of mammal and bird populations (including health and quantities, sometimes insects), interactions with local inhabitants and colleagues, meetings with officials, weather, specimen collecting (beavers), terrain, vegetation, observed eclipse and effect on wildlife, and visit to a mink farm. Part of the notebook is blank. Includes observation of populations in Stroudsburg, Pennsylvania; Squam Lake, New Hampshire; Ossining, New York.

Date Range


Start Date

Aug 23, 1932

End Date

Sep 26, 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
  • Plants
  • Ornithology
  • Botany


  • New York
  • United States
  • New Hampshire
  • Stroudsburg
  • Ossining
  • Squam Lake


  • 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