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Ruben A. Stirton: Correspondence (Box 1)

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Stirton "A" Correspondence, abstracts

Stirton "A" Correspondence, people 1

Stirton "A" Correspondence, people 2

Stirton "A" Correspondence, organizations

Stirton "B" Correspondence, organizations

Stirton "B" Correspondence, people 1

Stirton "B" Correspondence, people 2

Stirton "C" Correspondence, people 1

Stirton "C" Correspondence, people 2

Stirton "C" Corrrespondence, organizations 1

Stirton "C" Correspondence, organizations 2

Stirton "D" Correspondence, people

Stirton "D" Correspondence: Donald R. Dickey, Cal Tech

Stirton "E" Correspondence

Stirton "F" Correspondence

Stirton "G" Correspondence

Stirton "H" Correspondence

Stirton "H" Correspondence: E. Raymond Hall

Stirton "H" Correspondence: Curtis J. Hesse

Stirton "H" Correspondence: Claude W. Hibbard

Stirton "J" Correspondence

Stirton "K" Correspondence

Stirton "L" Correspondence

Stirton "M" Correspondence

Stirton "Mc" Correspondence

Stirton "N" Correspondence

Stirton "O" Correspondence

Stirton "P" Correspondence

Stirton "P" Correspondence: Earl L. Packard

Stirton "R" Correspondence

Stirton "S" Correspondence

Stirton "S" Correspondence, continued

Stirton "T" Correspondence

Stirton "U" Correspondence

Stirton "V" Correspondence

Stirton "W,Y,Z" Correspondence

Stirton Correspondence Regarding Colombia Expedition



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Ruben A. Stirton: Correspondence (Box 1), 1924-1945 | University of California Museum of Paleontology

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Title: Ruben A. Stirton: Correspondence (Box 1), 1924-1945Add to your cart.

Extent: 1.0 Boxes. More info below.

Arrangement: Original

Scope and Contents of the Materials

Box containing 37 folders of correspondence. Primarily letter exchanges with colleagues, but also requests for fossil identifications, reprint requests, some official UC correspondence, and more.

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[Folder 1: Stirton "A" Correspondence, abstracts, 1926-1945],
[Folder 2: Stirton "A" Correspondence, people 1, 1926-1945],
[Folder 3: Stirton "A" Correspondence, people 2, 1926-1945],
[Folder 4: Stirton "A" Correspondence, organizations, 1926-1945],
[Folder 5: Stirton "B" Correspondence, organizations, 1926-1945],
[Folder 6: Stirton "B" Correspondence, people 1, 1926-1945],
[Folder 7: Stirton "B" Correspondence, people 2, 1926-1945],
[Folder 8: Stirton "C" Correspondence, people 1, 1926-1945],
[Folder 9: Stirton "C" Correspondence, people 2, 1926-1945],
[Folder 10: Stirton "C" Corrrespondence, organizations 1, 1926-1945],
[Folder 11: Stirton "C" Correspondence, organizations 2, 1926-1945],
[Folder 12: Stirton "D" Correspondence, people, 1926-1945],
[Folder 13: Stirton "D" Correspondence: Donald R. Dickey, Cal Tech, 1925-1930],
[Folder 14: Stirton "E" Correspondence, 1930-1944],
[Folder 15: Stirton "F" Correspondence, 1928-1943],
[Folder 16: Stirton "G" Correspondence, 1926-1944],
[Folder 17: Stirton "H" Correspondence, 1927-1945],
[Folder 18: Stirton "H" Correspondence: E. Raymond Hall, 1926-1945],
[Folder 19: Stirton "H" Correspondence: Curtis J. Hesse, 1926-1945],
[Folder 20: Stirton "H" Correspondence: Claude W. Hibbard, 1925-1946],
[Folder 21: Stirton "J" Correspondence, 1929-1944],
[Folder 22: Stirton "K" Correspondence, 1927-1945],
[Folder 23: Stirton "L" Correspondence, 1926-1942],
[Folder 24: Stirton "M" Correspondence, 1927-1945],
[Folder 25: Stirton "Mc" Correspondence, 1926-1943],
[Folder 26: Stirton "N" Correspondence, 1929-1944],
[Folder 27: Stirton "O" Correspondence, 1929-1944],
[Folder 28: Stirton "P" Correspondence, 1927-1943],
[Folder 29: Stirton "P" Correspondence: Earl L. Packard, 1934-1941],
[Folder 30: Stirton "R" Correspondence, 1926-1944],
[Folder 31: Stirton "S" Correspondence, 1924-1945],
[Folder 32: Stirton "S" Correspondence, continued, 1924-1945],
[Folder 33: Stirton "T" Correspondence, 1926-1944],
[Folder 34: Stirton "U" Correspondence, 1930-1944],
[Folder 35: Stirton "V" Correspondence, 1928-1944],
[Folder 36: Stirton "W,Y,Z" Correspondence, 1926-1944],
[Folder 37: Stirton Correspondence Regarding Colombia Expedition, 1944],
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Folder 28: Stirton "P" Correspondence, 1927-1943Add to your cart.
Correspondence is in its original order, generally chronological, but there are many exceptions. Some exchanges are clipped together. Letter from D.B. Preston, Oakland Tribune, to Jack Stirton re his injury while doing his paper route, Jun 23, 1944; Letter from C.C. Wendell Phillips, mailed to Stirton from United States Army, Fort Benning, GA, personal news, Mar 11, 1943; Notice from The Paleontological Society, Alexander Clark, secretary, Los Angeles, CA, re deadline for titles and abstracts for the meeting of the Pacific Coast Branch of the Paleo Society, no date; Letter from Stirton to C.C.W. Phillips, response to letter of Mar 11, Mar 26, 1943; Letter from Stirton to Albert A. Potter, Chadron State Teachers College, Chadron, NE, comparing notes on Central American trips, wondering what became of manuscripts on fossil beavers, request for some locality information, Oct 22, 1942; Letter from Santiago Diaz Palacio, Santa Ana, El Salvador, re the 1942 El Salvador expedition, Jul 22, 1942; Letter from Bryan Patterson, Field Museum, Chicago, re Allocyon being a procyonid and not a canid, Jun 3, 1942; Letter from Stirton to B. Patterson, response to letter of Jun 3, Jun 25, 1942; Letter from The Paleontological Society, R.R. Shraky?, Treasurer, re payment of Paleo Society dues, Feb 17, 1942; Letter from A.A. Potter, receipt of specimens, skull of Palaeocastor, attendance at a field conference, Sep 11, 1941; Letter from Stirton to A.A. Potter, response to letter of Sep 11, Oct 3, 1941; Letter from Stirton to A.A. Potter, sending two manuscripts on fossil beavers, no need to send skull of Palaeocastor, Central America trip preparations, Sep 11, 1941; Letter from A.A. Potter, skulls of Smilodon and Synthetoceras, activities and opinions of Skinner, Oct 22, 1941; Letter from Stirton to A.A. Potter, news update, Central America trip was a success, Mar 26, 1943; Postcard from M. Payne, mailed from Los Banos, CA, request for opinion of some vertebrate bones, Dec 10, 1940; Letter from Stirton to T.S. Palmer, Washington, DC, response to Palmer's note of Nov 22, Dec 12, 1940; Postcard from T.S. Palmer, re the name Ailuraena being already in use, Nov 22, 1940; Letter from T.S. Palmer, query re the date of publication of name Astrohippus, Nov 19, 1940; Letter from Stirton to T.S. Palmer, response to letter of Nov 19, Nov 26, 1940; Letter from L.M. Pearson, Secretary to Dr. Wetmore, Smithsonian Institution, US National Museum, "Dr. Wetmore is on a field trip in Costa Rica," Oct 15, 1940; Letter from Guy E. Pilgrim, correlation of deposits in Europe, Asia, North America, Oct 11, 1939; Letter from Stirton to G.E. Pilgrim, response to letter of Oct 11, complexity of determining fossil correlations in Europe and Asia, Equus-Plesippus differentiation, North America faunal list (Oligocene-Pliocene), Nov 20, 1939; Postcard from John Peoples, mailed from Petaluma, CA, "I'm sending a specimen for your consideration," Nov 24, 1937; Letter from George A. Pettitt, Assistant to the President, UC Berkeley, photos of university faculty to be taken by the Kee Coleman Studio of San Francisco, Apr 29, 1937; Postcard from ? Pitelka, "There is a paper you may be interested in having and perhaps looking over," Oct 17, 1941; Letter from J.A. Powell, Fort Bidwell, CA, re mammoth or mastodon bones Powell found, Apr 26, 1937; Letter from Bernhard Peyer, Zurich, Switzerland, re an exchange of specimens, Mar 18, 1937; Letter from G. Edward Pendray, Science Editor, The Literary Digest, re discoveries made by Stirton in South Dakota, Aug 27, 1934; Letter from Stirton to G.E. Pendray, response to Pendray's letter of Aug 27, Sep 3, 1934; Letter from Stirton to G.E. Pendray, "I am sending some notes on our Alexander expedition to South Dakota," two-page description of May 26-Jun 6, 1934, expedition, Sep 6, 1934; Letter from Owen Poe, UCMP illustrator, re a form from the City of Berkeley's Assessor's Office, May 30, 1934; Letter from S.J. Popoff, Davis Creek, CA, re identification of a found vertebrate specimen, Modoc County, Feb 20, 1931; Letter from Stirton to S.J. Popoff, response to Popoff's letter of Feb 20, Mar 17, 1931; Letter from Stirton to O.A. Peterson, Carnegie Museum, Pittsburgh, "Many thanks for the measurements of A. (Aphelops) ceratorhinus," Dec 30, 1930; Letter from O.A. Peterson, re provision of measurements for the type specimen of Aphelops ceratorhinus, Dec 2, 1930; Letter from B.A. Peckham, San Mateo, CA, re possible fossils near Chittenden, Santa Cruz County, CA, Sep 24, 1930; Letter from R.M.? Underhill (signature is difficult to make out), Office of the President, UC Berkeley, re Stirton's appointment as Curator, Vertebrate Collection, Museum of Paleontology, Jun 20, 1930; Statement from R.R. Patterson Insurance, Berkeley, CA, re additional premium on auto insurance policy, Jul 22, 1930; Letter from Harry C. Parker, Museum of Birds and Mammals, University of Kansas, re shipping of skins and skulls of Blarina (shrew), Nov 11, 1929; Letter from H.C. Parker, "I am sending you another shipment (of skins and skulls of Blarina) today," Nov 16, 1929; Letter from Louis R. Patmont, The Christian Church, Santa Rosa, CA, re sending a found specimen to the Cal Academy, Jul 29, 1929; Letter from Gustav Pagenstecher, Mexico, acknowledging receipt of specimens (see four letters below), Jul 6, 1929; Letter from Stirton to G. Pagenstecher, not sending specimens until "the present disturbance in Mexico clears up," Apr 41 [sic], 1929; Letter from G. Pagenstecher, request to send specimens via Pagenstecher's godchild in San Antonio, Apr 14, 1929; Letter from Stirton to G. Pagenstecher, forwarding 12 mammal specimens as promised, Mar 18, 1929; Letter from G. Pagenstecher, reminding Stirton that he promised to send mammal specimens to Pagenstecher for "psychometrical experimentation," Mar 3, 1929; Postcard from G.? ? Pohle, Zoologisches Museum der Universitat, Berlin, reprint request, Sep 10, 1929; Letter from W.L. Pettit, Weslaco, TX, re identification of a possible mastodon bone, Feb 6, 1929; Letter from Stirton to W.L. Pettit, response to Pettit's letter of Feb 6, Feb 9, 1929; Letter from G. Pagenstecher, anticipating Stirton's visit and examination of Pagenstecher's fossil collection, Nov 28, 1928; Letter from Stirton to G. Pagenstecher, Stirton is happy to examine Pagenstecher's private collection of fossil specimens, Nov 21, 1928; Letter from G.A. Pettit, Assistant Manager UC News, thanking Stirton for submitting the news item for inclusion in the Clip Sheet (see next), Sep 17, 1928; Letter from Stirton to G.A. Pettit, "enclosing herewith a paleontological news item for publication", Sep 14, 1928; Letter from Jens Pilegaard, Petaluma, CA, "The specimens have been examined and I have sent in a report," Sep 14, 1928; Letter from Stirton to O.A. Peterson, asking for advice on where to acquire marsh picks, Apr 3 1928; Letter from Panama Mail Steamship Company, re whereabouts of Mrs. Van Rossen, Jun 15, 1927; Postcard from Stirton to Geologisch Museum, Bandoeng, Indonesia, unsent reprint request, Nov 5, 1937; Postcard from Tom R., Dillon Beach, CA, re news for a newsletter, May 24, 1941; Paleontological Research Institution (Ithaca, NY) Occasional Papers No. 2, "Index to the Bulletins of American Paleontology (So far as published up to January 1, 1936)"; Letter from "Lala," Topeka, KS, (addressed to "Pube," probably Stirton) personal news, Oct 11, 1941; Half page from Journal of Paleontology, "Order for Reprints" with reprint prices, signs used in correcting proofs on reverse, no date; Letter from Albert Potter, Tucson, AZ, news update, Mar 13, 1938; Letter from W. Armstrong Price, Consulting Geologist, Corpus Christi, TX, thanking Stirton for "your offer to do your best to help us with Gulf Coast vertebrate fossils," (see next two letters), Oct 1, 1937 [probably Nov 1 based on reference to Stirton's Oct 26 letter]; Letter from Stirton to W.A. Price, "I shall be glad to give you a preliminary identification of any material that you care to send to us," Oct 26, 1937; Letter from W.A. Price, would like to know if bones recovered in south Texas represent extinct types, Oct 19, 1937; Letter from W.E. Porath, Coulterville, CA, re gauging Stirton's interest in looking at some local caves, Sep 28, 1937; Letter from Stirton to W.E. Porath, interested in hearing more about the caves when Porath visits, Sep 30, 1937.

Browse by Folder:

[Folder 1: Stirton "A" Correspondence, abstracts, 1926-1945],
[Folder 2: Stirton "A" Correspondence, people 1, 1926-1945],
[Folder 3: Stirton "A" Correspondence, people 2, 1926-1945],
[Folder 4: Stirton "A" Correspondence, organizations, 1926-1945],
[Folder 5: Stirton "B" Correspondence, organizations, 1926-1945],
[Folder 6: Stirton "B" Correspondence, people 1, 1926-1945],
[Folder 7: Stirton "B" Correspondence, people 2, 1926-1945],
[Folder 8: Stirton "C" Correspondence, people 1, 1926-1945],
[Folder 9: Stirton "C" Correspondence, people 2, 1926-1945],
[Folder 10: Stirton "C" Corrrespondence, organizations 1, 1926-1945],
[Folder 11: Stirton "C" Correspondence, organizations 2, 1926-1945],
[Folder 12: Stirton "D" Correspondence, people, 1926-1945],
[Folder 13: Stirton "D" Correspondence: Donald R. Dickey, Cal Tech, 1925-1930],
[Folder 14: Stirton "E" Correspondence, 1930-1944],
[Folder 15: Stirton "F" Correspondence, 1928-1943],
[Folder 16: Stirton "G" Correspondence, 1926-1944],
[Folder 17: Stirton "H" Correspondence, 1927-1945],
[Folder 18: Stirton "H" Correspondence: E. Raymond Hall, 1926-1945],
[Folder 19: Stirton "H" Correspondence: Curtis J. Hesse, 1926-1945],
[Folder 20: Stirton "H" Correspondence: Claude W. Hibbard, 1925-1946],
[Folder 21: Stirton "J" Correspondence, 1929-1944],
[Folder 22: Stirton "K" Correspondence, 1927-1945],
[Folder 23: Stirton "L" Correspondence, 1926-1942],
[Folder 24: Stirton "M" Correspondence, 1927-1945],
[Folder 25: Stirton "Mc" Correspondence, 1926-1943],
[Folder 26: Stirton "N" Correspondence, 1929-1944],
[Folder 27: Stirton "O" Correspondence, 1929-1944],
[Folder 28: Stirton "P" Correspondence, 1927-1943],
[Folder 29: Stirton "P" Correspondence: Earl L. Packard, 1934-1941],
[Folder 30: Stirton "R" Correspondence, 1926-1944],
[Folder 31: Stirton "S" Correspondence, 1924-1945],
[Folder 32: Stirton "S" Correspondence, continued, 1924-1945],
[Folder 33: Stirton "T" Correspondence, 1926-1944],
[Folder 34: Stirton "U" Correspondence, 1930-1944],
[Folder 35: Stirton "V" Correspondence, 1928-1944],
[Folder 36: Stirton "W,Y,Z" Correspondence, 1926-1944],
[Folder 37: Stirton Correspondence Regarding Colombia Expedition, 1944],
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