Bailey, Vernon O., Arizona - Wyoming, April 1889 - May 1896

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The field catalog documents the field work of Vernon Bailey in the United States, Mexico, and Canada, April 1889 - May 1896. Pages are numbered. Entries include specimen number (1 - 5458), sex, type (scientific name), locality, date, measurements (length, tail, hind foot), and remarks describing habitat, terrain, or specimen characteristics (weight, stomach contents, size). Some include USNM catalog number (non consecutive). Locations include (United States) Arizona, California, Colorado, District of Columbia, Florida, Georgia, Idaho, Illinois, Kansas, Louisiana, Maryland, Michigan, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, Nevada, Nebraska, Nevada, New Mexico, New York, Oklahoma, Oregon, Pennsylvania, South Dakota, Texas, Utah, Virginia, Washington, Wyoming; (Canada) British Columbia; and Mexico.

Date Range


Start Date

Mar 31, 1889

End Date

Apr 30, 1896

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.




  • Canada
  • United States
  • Mexico


  • 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