Field catalogs : Anthony, H E, Bailey, A M, Bailey, V, Barrett, C H

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Abstract

Library bound volume combining multiple volumes of field notes. Field notes of Harold Elmer Anthony, Alfred Marshall Bailey, Vernon Bailey, and Charles H. M. Barrett are included and described in that order below. |H. E. Anthony field notes, 3 May to 27 August 1910 and 22 May to 23 August 1911, collector numbers 1 to 539. Localities include Buford, North Dakota; Glasgow Valley Co., Montana; Carbon County, Wyoming; as well as many other Montana and Wyoming localities. Each entry lists number, genera, sex, date, locality, and remarks, which might include testes and ovary size/condition, if breeding, how caught, stomach contents, physical description including color, and elevation found).|"A. M. Bailey bird Catalog 1920" in Alaska, collector numbers 1-700, recorded 14 November 1919 to 27 October 1920. Localities include Juneau, Oliver Inlet, Hooniah Sound, Wrangell, and many others. Each entry records number, common name locality, date, and space for remarks, which occasionally include information like stomach contents, more specific locality information, age, comment on reproductive organs, and measurements.|Vernon Bailey field notes, 1894-1924, collector numbers 1-1537, a compilation of several different trips in the United States and Canada. Localities include Arizona, British Columbia, California, Idaho, Louisiana, Montana, Nevada, New Mexico, North Dakota, Oregon, South Dakota, Texas, Washington, and Wyoming. Each entry records number, genera, sex, locality, date, and remarks, which often include stomach contents, more specific locality information, age, what part was collected, elevations, and other details. |"C. H. Barrett bird catalog 1918," collector numbers 1-194, 9 May 1918 to 30 March 1922. Each entry includes number, sex, binomial, locality, date, and remarks, which often include in what tree the bird was found, more specific locality information and type of habitat, what the bird was doing (e.g. flying, feeding), and other details. Localities include various parts of Washington, D. C., Maryland, and Florida.

Date Range

1894-1924

Start Date

1894

End Date

1924

Access Information

At least 24 hours advance notice is recommended to consult this collection. Contact the Division of Birds at (202) 633-0800 to make an appointment.

Topic

  • Animals
  • Birds
  • Ornithology

Place

  • Canada
  • District of Columbia
  • Montana
  • United States
  • Alaska
  • California

Form/Genre

  • Fieldbook record
  • Field notes

Accession #

SIA Acc. 12-581

Collection name

Bird section, Bird and Mammals Lab, Fish and Wildlife Service, U.S. Department of the Interior

Physical Description

1 field book

Physical Location

National Museum of Natural History (U.S.). Division of Birds

Sublocation

Box 1