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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.

 

Dates: 1890-1891

 

Collection: RU 007267, Vernon Orlando Bailey Papers, 1889-1941 and undated, Box 1, Folder 4.

 

Repository: Smithsonian Institution Archives

 

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