Drawing and poetry by Vernon Orlando Bailey, 1890-1891
Creator: Vernon Orlando Bailey
Local number: SIA2011-1409
Summary: The poem and the drawings of animal tracks are from a field book kept by Vernon Orlando Bailey during his collecting efforts in Nevada and California in 1890-1891. Bailey served as field naturalist for the United States Department of Agriculture Bureau of Biological Survey and its predecessor, Division of Economic Ornithology and Mammalogy.
Collection: RU 007267, Vernon Orlando Bailey Papers, 1889-1941 and undated, Box 1, Folder 4.
Repository: Smithsonian Institution Archives
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