1895-1899, 1896 diaries

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Creator

  • Preble, Edward Alexander, 1871-1957
  • Bailey, Vernon, 1864-1942

Abstract

The first diary, dating from 1895 to 1899, and covers trips to British Columbia, Colorado, Maryland, Nebraska, New Hampshire, Northwest Territory, Oregon, Utah, Washington, and Washington, D.C. Contains lists of birds and mammals sighted; observations on flora, fauna, and physical surroundings; and news clippings about the American Ornithologists' union. The second diary documents a trip taken by Edward Preble with Vernon Orlando Bailey to Oregon, May 28 - July 9, 1896 . Contains observations on vegetation, birds, wildlife, specimens collected, and physical surroundings. Additional locations include Salt Lake City, Utah; Wasatch Mountains [Bear River Range]; Lund, British Columbia; and Valentine, Nebraska.

Date Range

1895-1899

Start Date

1895

End Date

1899

Access Information

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Topic

  • Mammalogy
  • Birds
  • Ornithology

Place

  • United States
  • Oregon
  • Canada
  • Bear River Range
  • Elgin
  • British Columbia
  • Pendleton
  • Lund
  • Maryland
  • Colorado
  • Salt Lake City
  • Valentine

Form/Genre

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

Accession #

SIA RU007252

Collection name

Edward Alexander Preble Papers, 1887-1957 and undated

Physical Description

1 Diary

Physical Location

Smithsonian Institution Archives

Sublocation

Box 11 Folder 3