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Division of Mammals Collection, Vernon Bailey Field Notes, 1887-1889, and undated

Extent:
2 field books
Physical Location:
National Museum of Natural History (U.S.). Division of Mammals
Record type:
Collection record
Place:
United States
Date Range:
1887-1889, and undated
Description:
These two field books document specimen collecting completed by Vernon Bailey in the western United States for the United States National Museum, 1887-1889.
Topic:
Mammalia
Animalia
Mammals
Accession #:
SIA Acc. 12-218
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Bailey, Vernon, 1864-1942
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Division of Mammals Collection, Vernon Bailey Field Notes, 1887-1889, and undated
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edanmdm:fbr_coll_NCDC200

Mammal Section, Bird and Mammal Labs, Fish and Wildlife Service, US Department of the Interior, Division of Mammals

Extent:
318 field books
Physical Location:
National Museum of Natural History (U.S.). Division of Mammals
Record type:
Collection record
Place:
United States
Canada
Mexico
Date Range:
1888 - 1961
Description:
This collection includes field journals and specimen catalogs from multiple collectors who worked for the Fish and Wildlife Services' Bird and Mammal Laboratories. Field books were created by an extensive number of individuals, collecting across the majority of the United States as well as parts of Mexico and Canada. Some of the work documented occurred before the creation of the Fish and Wildlife Service in its current form, and includes work completed under auspices of the United States Department of Agriculture, Bureau of Biological Survey.|The collection includes a large number of journals by Vernon O. Bailey, Albert Kenrick Fisher, Arthur Holmes Howell, and Edward William Nelson. In total, collectors include: Harold Elmer Anthony, Vernon O. Bailey, Arthur B. Baker, Charles H. M. Barrett, Robert H. Becker, Clarence Birdseye, Bernard Joseph Bretherton, Clement Samuel Brimley, A. S. Bunnell, Thomas Dearborn Burleigh, George G. Cantwell, Merritt Cary, Albert Ernest Colburn, George A. Coleman, Dane Coolidge, Ned Dearborn, Lee R. Dice, Gordon Donald, Basil Hicks Dutcher, Alfred Eastgate, Lincoln Ellsworth, John Farwell Ferry, Albert Kenrick Fisher, R. T. Fisher, Walter Kenrick Fisher, Waldo E. Forbes, Ira N. Gabrielson, James H. Gaut, Leonard Giovannoli, Edward Alphonso Goldman, Luther C. Goldman, Luther J. Goldman, Wallace Byron Grange, Morris M. Green, James Squier Gutsell, Eugene Raymond Hall, Charles 0. Handley, Marcus Albert Hanna, G. Dallas Hanna, A. H. Hardisty, Francis Harper, Lincoln Ellsworth, Edmund Heller, A. Henry Higginson, Ned Hollister, Ernest Golsan Holt, Alfred Brazier Howell, Arthur Holmes Howell, Charles M. Hoy, Hartley H. T. Jackson, L. G. Jameson, Stanley Gordon Jewett, C. A. Keeler, A. Remington Kellogg, Fred W. Koch, Hamilton M. Laing, David Ernest Lantz, Luther Little, J. Ellis McLellan, Frank B. McMurry, Harry Malleis, William Hampton Marshall, Olaus Johan Murie, Edward William Nelson, Harry Church Oberholser, Wilfred Hudson Osgood, Theodore Sherman Palmer, Morton Eaton Peck, James Lee Peters, Stanley E. Piper, Edward Alexander Preble, Charles Wallace Richmond, C. G. Rorebeck, Charles P. Rowley, Charles Sheldon, H. H. Sheldon, Frank Stephens, Donald H. Stevenson, Clark Perkins Streator, Daniel Denison Streeter, Mcclure Surber, Walter P. Taylor, Russell J. Thompson, Paul E. Trapier, Albert H. Trowbridge, J. H. Turner, Harold N. Vars, Charles D. Walcott, A. E. Weller, Alexander Wetmore, Henry V. Williams, and Luther Everet Wyman.
Topic:
Mammalia
Aves
Animalia
Plantae
Mammals
Birds
Plants
Accession #:
SIA Acc. 12-443
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U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service
Anthony, H. E. (Harold Elmer), 1890-1970
Bailey, Vernon, 1864-1942
Barrett, Charles H. M.
Birdseye, Clarence
Cary, Merritt
Coleman, George A.
Fisher, Walter K. (Walter Kenrick), 1878-1953
Ellsworth, Lincoln
Streator, Clark P.
Goldman, Edward Alphonso, 1873-1946
Hollister, N. (Ned), 1876-1924
Howell, Arthur H. (Arthur Holmes) 1872-1940
Nelson, Edward William, 1855-1934
Streator, Clark P.
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Chapin, Edward A.
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Mammal Section, Bird and Mammal Labs, Fish and Wildlife Service, US Department of the Interior, Division of Mammals
Data Source:
Smithsonian Field Book Project
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edanmdm:fbr_coll_NCDC365

Bailey, Vernon Orlando, U.S. 1887

Collection name:
Division of Mammals Collection, Vernon Bailey Field Notes, 1887-1889, and undated
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
North Dakota
Minnesota
Montana
Wyoming
Fort Buford (historical)
Date Range:
1887
Start Date:
18870514
End Date:
18871114
Abstract:
The field catalog with notes document specimen collecting by Vernon Orlando Bailey in the United States, May 14 - November 14, 1887. Pages are numbered. Data includes specimen number, sex, type (scientific name), locality, date, total length, and tail length, and remarks. Remarks include a combination of descriptions of environment, specimen preparation, or stomach contents. Field notes begin on page 61. Entries are dated and some are headed with type of fauna or location. Entries describe terrain, plants observed (and relation to animals that eat them), animals observed (appearance, behavior, habitat), and references to specimen numbers. Often mammals being described and collected are rodents. Locations include Minnesota; Dakota (Fort Buford); Montana; Wyoming.
Topic:
Mammalogy
Botany
Accession #:
SIA Acc. 12-218
Access Information:
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Smithsonian Field Book Project
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edanmdm:fbr_item_MODSI3199

Bailey, Vernon Orlando, 1888-1889

Collection name:
Division of Mammals Collection, Vernon Bailey Field Notes, 1887-1889, and undated
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
South Dakota
North Dakota
Nebraska
Wyoming
Medicine Mountains
Utah
Arizona
California
Nevada
Date Range:
1888-1889
Start Date:
18880521
End Date:
18890522
Abstract:
The field catalog and specimen notes document collecting by Vernon Orlando Bailey in the United States, May 21, 1888 - May 22, 1889. Data includes collector number, sex, type (common and scientific name), locality, date collected, length, tail length, height, and remarks (usually pertaining to method caught, method prepared, additional location description, elevation, or observed behavior). Specimen notes are dated entries, headed with type and number. Descriptions cover details of collection, stomach contents, terrain, and behavior. Locations include Dakota (Pierre); Nebraska; Wyoming (Medicine Mountains); Utah territory; Arizona (Mojave desert); Nevada; California.
Topic:
Mammalogy
Accession #:
SIA Acc. 12-218
Access Information:
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Division of Mammals Collection, Vernon Bailey Field Notes, 1887-1889, and undated
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Bailey, Vernon, 1864-1942
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Smithsonian Field Book Project
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edanmdm:fbr_item_MODSI3201

Bailey, V. O., North Dakota, June 1912 - July 1912

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
North Dakota
Date Range:
1912
Start Date:
19120603
End Date:
19120702
Abstract:
The journal documents Vernon Orlando Bailey's collecting mammal and bird specimens in North Dakota, June 3 - July 2, 1912. Entries are dated and tend to be short in duration. They list travel details (destinations, mode of transportation, times of day) and specimen collecting. There is limited description of habitat and observed wildlife. Locations include Elk River [Creek].
Topic:
Mammalogy
Ornithology
Botany
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.
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Bailey, Vernon, 1864-1942
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Smithsonian Field Book Project
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edanmdm:fbr_item_MODSI4194

Bailey, V. O., New Hampshire, Pennsylvania, August 1927 - October 1927

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
New Hampshire
Pennsylvania
Kusumpe Pond
Date Range:
1927
Start Date:
19270805
End Date:
19271017
Abstract:
The journal documents Vernon Orlando Bailey's fieldwork in New Hampshire, Pennsylvania, August 5 - October 17, 1927. Entries are dated and describe travel details (destinations, accommodations, distances), interactions with local inhabitants, descriptions of beaver farms and their owners, vegetation (types, state of growth, life zones), terrain, possible sites for beaver colonies, observations of muskrats, and habitat. Locations include but are not limited to Kusumpe pond, New Hampshire. Includes contact information for local inhabitants with whom he met.
Topic:
Mammalogy
Accession #:
SIA Acc. 12-443
Access Information:
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Bailey, Vernon, 1864-1942
Data Source:
Smithsonian Field Book Project
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:fbr_item_MODSI4273

Bailey, V. O., Glacier Park, Montana, July 1917 - August 1917

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
Sketches
Place:
United States
Montana
Date Range:
1917
Start Date:
19170701
End Date:
19170831
Abstract:
The journal documents Vernon Orlando Bailey's fieldwork in Glacier Park, Montana, July 1 - August 31, 1917, for the Biological Survey. Entries are dated and describe travel details (destinations, times of day, mode of travel, campsites), vegetation (including crops and life zones), lists of plants observed per location, specimen collecting and preparation, and observations of mammals and birds. Many locations are identified by geological landmarks. Includes a sketch of an animals' tunnel system.
Topic:
Mammalogy
Ornithology
Botany
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.
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Bailey, Vernon, 1864-1942
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Smithsonian Field Book Project
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edanmdm:fbr_item_MODSI4227

Bailey, V. O., Pennsylvania, May 1928

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
Pennsylvania
Clearfield
Anderson Creek
Date Range:
1928
Start Date:
19280510
End Date:
19280514
Abstract:
The journal documents Vernon Orlando Bailey's fieldwork in Pennsylvania, May 10 -14, 1928. Entries are dated and describe an investigation to determine cause of death of deer in Pennsylvania from apparent poisoning by laurel. Includes travel details (accommodations, destinations, time of day); meetings with local officials (including game wardens); work near refuge in vicinity of Anderson Creek; descriptions of crops, trees, and shrub frequently eaten by deer, observations of abundance of mammals (common name); and photographs taken. Locations include Clearfield county and Mosquito creek.
Topic:
Mammalogy
Accession #:
SIA Acc. 12-443
Access Information:
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Bailey, Vernon, 1864-1942
Data Source:
Smithsonian Field Book Project
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edanmdm:fbr_item_MODSI4274

Bailey, V. O., Pennsylvania, March 1929

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
Pennsylvania
Clearfield
Crystal Springs
Date Range:
1929
Start Date:
19290312
End Date:
19290314
Abstract:
The journal documents Vernon Orlando Bailey's fieldwork in Pennsylvania, March 12 - 14, 1929. Entries are dated and describe travel from Washington, DC. Subject matter includes travel details (accommodations, times of day), weather, specimens collected (type, measurements, weight, stomach contents, health, presence of lice), vegetation eaten, and observations of live deer. Most of the notebook is blank. Bailey was also studying conditions of dying deer around refuge near Clearfield county, Crystal Springs, Pennsylvania.
Topic:
Mammalogy
Accession #:
SIA Acc. 12-443
Access Information:
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Bailey, Vernon, 1864-1942
Data Source:
Smithsonian Field Book Project
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edanmdm:fbr_item_MODSI4276

Bailey, V. O., Yellowstone Park, September 1917

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
Yellowstone National Park
Date Range:
1917
Start Date:
19170901
End Date:
19170918
Abstract:
The journal documents Vernon Orlando Bailey's fieldwork in Yellowstone National Park, September 1 - 18, 1917. Entries are dated and describe travel details (destinations, distances, time of day, mode of transportation), weather, terrain (altitude), vegetation (type and life zones), mammals observed (including type and quantities), and observations of local inhabitants about wildlife. This includes descriptions of bears' behavior including with human food. The last portion of the notebook is blank.
Topic:
Mammalogy
Ornithology
Botany
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.
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Mammal Section, Bird and Mammal Labs, Fish and Wildlife Service, US Department of the Interior, Division of Mammals
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Bailey, Vernon, 1864-1942
Data Source:
Smithsonian Field Book Project
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edanmdm:fbr_item_MODSI4228

Bailey, V. O., California, North Dakota, Oregon, July 1909 - November 1909

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
California
North Dakota
Oregon
Bottineau
Leeds
Date Range:
1909
Start Date:
19090709
End Date:
19091107
Abstract:
The journal documents Vernon Orlando Bailey's collecting mammal and bird specimens in California, North Dakota, Oregon, July 9 - November 7, 1909. Entries are dated and mostly cover travel details (mode of travel, destinations), trapping, reports written, and overview of specimen collecting. Locations include Leeds and Bottineau, North Dakota.
Topic:
Mammalogy
Ornithology
Botany
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.
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Bailey, Vernon, 1864-1942
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Smithsonian Field Book Project
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edanmdm:fbr_item_MODSI4192

Bailey, V. O., Carlsbad, New Mexico, April 1924 - May 1924

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
New Mexico
Carlsbad
Date Range:
1924
Start Date:
19240429
End Date:
19240513
Abstract:
The journal documents Vernon Orlando Bailey's fieldwork in Carlsbad, New Mexico, April 29 - May 13, 1924. The entries are dated and describe travel details (mode of travel, destinations, distances, campsites), observations of prairie dogs and other mammals and birds, habitat, remains of tribal settlements, caverns (with observations bats and guano), vegetation, terrain, interactions and work with local inhabitants and colleagues, and list of birds observed. Locations are identified by geological landmark.
Topic:
Mammalogy
Ornithology
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.
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Bailey, Vernon, 1864-1942
Data Source:
Smithsonian Field Book Project
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edanmdm:fbr_item_MODSI4251

Bailey, V. O., Pennsylvania, April 1926 - May 1926

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
Pennsylvania
Sewickley
Potter
Conrad
Mifflinburg
Date Range:
1926
Start Date:
19260407
End Date:
19260531
Abstract:
The journal documents Vernon Orlando Bailey's fieldwork in Pennsylvania, April 7 - May 31, 1926. Entries are dated and discuss travel details (destinations, distances, accommodations); daily activities (including professional talks); weather; interactions with colleagues and local inhabitants; specimen collecting, trapping methods and dissection; observations of fauna and their behavior, groups (families), and habitat (including beaver); and photographs taken. There are lists of mammals seen per location. Locations include Sewickley, Potter county, Conrad, Mifflinburg, Pennsylvania.
Topic:
Mammalogy
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.
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Bailey, Vernon, 1864-1942
Data Source:
Smithsonian Field Book Project
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edanmdm:fbr_item_MODSI4270

Bailey, V. O., Glacier Park, Montana, July 1924

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
Montana
Glacier National Park
Date Range:
1924
Start Date:
19240705
End Date:
19240713
Abstract:
The journal documents Vernon Orlando Bailey's fieldwork in Glacier Park, Montana, July 5 - 13, 1924. Entries are dated and describe work completed by Bailey while the chief field naturalist for the Biological Survey. Details include travel from Washington, DC (destinations, times of day, accommodations, mode of travel), daily activities, observations of vegetation enroute, weather, terrain, local officials of the park, observations of birds and mammals, and specimen collecting. Much of the notebook is blank.
Topic:
Mammalogy
Ornithology
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.
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Bailey, Vernon, 1864-1942
Data Source:
Smithsonian Field Book Project
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edanmdm:fbr_item_MODSI4253

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

Alternate Title:
Mammal Catalogue, V. Bailey, 1889 -1896
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
Mexico
Canada
Date Range:
1889-1896
Start Date:
18890400
End Date:
18960500
Abstract:
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.
Topic:
Mammalogy
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.
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Bailey, Vernon, 1864-1942
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Smithsonian Field Book Project
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edanmdm:fbr_item_MODSI4773

Bailey, Vernon O., 1896

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
Wyoming
Oregon
Maryland
District of Columbia
Virginia
Pennsylvania
West Virginia
Date Range:
1896-1897
Start Date:
1896
End Date:
1897
Abstract:
The field catalog documents the field work of Vernon Bailey in Wyoming, Oregon, Maryland, District of Columbia, Virginia, Pennsylvania, West Virginia, 1896 - 1897. Pages are numbered. Entries include USNM catalog numbers (non consecutive), specimen number (5459 - 7985), sex, name of species, locality, date, measurements (total length, tail vertebrae, hind foot), and remarks. These include information relating to measurements of anatomy (sexual organs), stomach contents, habitat, weight, if specimen lost, and terrain including elevation.
Topic:
Mammalogy
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.
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Bailey, Vernon, 1864-1942
Data Source:
Smithsonian Field Book Project
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edanmdm:fbr_item_MODSI4774

Bailey, V. O., Colorado, South Dakota, Wyoming, May 1888 - August 1888

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
Colorado
South Dakota
Wyoming
Niobrara River
Buffalo Gap
Cheyenne
Fort Pierre
Date Range:
1888
Start Date:
18880515
End Date:
18880831
Abstract:
The journal documents Vernon Orlando Bailey's collecting of mammal and bird specimens in Colorado, South Dakota, and Wyoming, 1888. Entries are dated, and begin with location and travel (including travel via rivers, accommodations). Details include descriptions of the effect of heavy rains on area rivers (Elk and Minnesota), state of flowering trees in area (per type of tree), weather, temperature, collecting methods, and observations of wildlife in their habitat (in midst of collecting). Specimen types are often listed with common name. Many of these were gophers and prairie dogs as well as other rodents. Locations include Fort Pierre, O'Neill (on Niobrara), Buffalo Gap, South Dakota; North Park, Colorado; Cheyenne, Wyoming.
Topic:
Mammalogy
Ornithology
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.
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Bailey, Vernon, 1864-1942
Data Source:
Smithsonian Field Book Project
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:fbr_item_MODSI4118

Bailey, V. O., Arizona, Minnesota, Texas, November 1889 - February 1890

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
Arizona
Minnesota
Texas
El Paso
Rio Grande River
Marfa
Waseca
Date Range:
1889-1890
Start Date:
18891115
End Date:
18900215
Abstract:
The journal documents Vernon Orlando Bailey's collecting of mammal and bird specimens in Arizona, Minnesota, Texas, November 15, 1889 - February 15, 1890. Entries are dated and detail travel and specimen collecting. Descriptions include observed wildlife, specimen preparation, daily activities, quantity and type of specimens collected per day, weather, terrain, vegetation, water levels of local rivers, elevations, and interactions with local inhabitants (ranchers). Locations include Dos Cabesos (?) near Wilcox; El Paso, Marfa, Texas; Rio Grande River to Finley; Waseca, Minnesota.
Topic:
Mammalogy
Ornithology
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_MODSI4125

Bailey, V. O., California, Oregon, Utah, Washington, May 1897 - July 1897

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
California
Oregon
Utah
Washington
Chewaucan
Salt Lake
Sacramento
Klamath Falls
Yakima Valley
Columbia River
Date Range:
1897
Start Date:
18970522
End Date:
18970726
Abstract:
The journal documents Vernon Orlando Bailey's collecting mammal and bird specimens California, Oregon, Utah, Washington, May 22 - July 26, 1897. Entries are dated and detail specimen collecting and travel. Details include descriptions of routes, destinations, terrain (elevation, observations of lava beds), vegetation, daily activities and time of day, specimens collected, interactions with local inhabitants, weather, details about local tribes. Additional location information includes names of peaks and rivers. Locations include Salt Lake, Utah; Sacramento, Pitt River valley, California; Klamath Falls, Deschutes Valley, Chewaucan, Oregon; Yakima valley, Columbia River valley, Washington. Most of the notebook is blank.
Topic:
Mammalogy
Ornithology
Botany
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_MODSI4152

Bailey, V. O., Texas, California, and New Mexico, April 1900 - August 1900

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
Texas
California
New Mexico
Sierra Buttes
Austin
Corpus Christi
Sacramento
Cloudcroft
Date Range:
1900
Start Date:
19000410
End Date:
19000816
Abstract:
The journal documents Vernon Orlando Bailey's collecting mammal and bird specimens in Texas, California, and New Mexico, April 10 - August 16, 1900. Entries are dated and pages are headed with location information. Details include routes, distances, campsites, daily activities with time of day, terrain (including elevation, soil composition), vegetation (type and abundance), ranches visited, observed wildlife, specimens collected, communities visited, interactions with colleagues, and sometimes notes about expenses. Portion of the end of the notebook is blank. Locations include Austin, Corpus Christi, Brownsville, Texas; Cloudcroft, New Mexico; Pasadena, Sacramento, Sierra Buttes, Emerald Bay, California.
Topic:
Mammalogy
Ornithology
Botany
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_MODSI4155

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