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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
Record type:
Fieldbook record
Object Type:
Field notes
Place:
United States
Canada
British Columbia
Idaho
Montana
North Dakota
Oregon
South Dakota
Date Range:
1909
Start Date:
19090709
End Date:
19091029
Abstract:
The journal documents Vernon Orlando Bailey's collecting of mammal and bird specimens in British Columbia, Idaho, Montana, North Dakota, Oregon, South Dakota, July - October 1909. Entries are dated and pages are sometimes headed with location. Details include travel details (mode of travel, destinations, accommodations, campsites), terrain, vegetation (including crops and life zone), weather, daily activities and times day, observed flora and fauna, communities visited, specimens collected, interactions with local officials, and work with Streeter. Includes lists of fauna (type and habitat), flora (headed by location and zone, listing type and habitat), and types of trees (big timber). Work was completed for the US Department of Agriculture. At the end of notebook is a list of reports mailed per location. Locations include Leeds, Minot, Gardner, North Dakota; Bismark, Mobrige, Mount Sheep Butte, South Dakota; Billings, Crescent City, Missoula, Montana; Dubois, Idaho.
Topic:
Mammalogy  Search this
Ornithology  Search this
Botany  Search this
Accession #:
SIA Acc. 12-443
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.
See more records from this collection:
Mammal Section, Bird and Mammal Labs, Fish and Wildlife Service, US Department of the Interior, Division of Mammals
See more records associated with this person:
Bailey, Vernon, 1864-1942
Data Source:
Smithsonian Field Book Project
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:fbr_item_MODSI4189