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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],
[All]

Folder 30: Stirton "R" Correspondence, 1926-1944Add to your cart.
Correspondence is in its original order, generally chronological, from most recent to oldest. Letter from Alfred S. Romer, Museum of Comparative Zoology, Harvard, re sending Stirton's paper to Lull, Mar 27, 1944; Letter to A.S. Romer, re Stirton receiving a Guggenheim Fellowship, lineage of Agriotherium, Apr 4, 1944; Letter from A.S. Romer, congratulations on the Guggenheim, Apr 12, 1944; Letter from A.S. Romer, shall I send Lull (with American Journal of Science?) your palaeomerycid paper?, Mar 22, 1944; Letter to A.S. Romer, would by happy to have the American Journal of Science publish my palaeomerycid paper, Mar 28, 1944; Letter from A.S. Romer, rubbings of M1 and M2 from a specimen of granti (Grant’s Zebra, Equus burchelli granti?), 1944; Announcement from A.S. Romer (as Sectional Secretary) about the Dec 28-29 meeting of the Vertebrate Section of the Paleontological Society in Washington, DC; Letter from T.E. Reynolds, temporarily at Regis College, Denver, received and read Stirton's paper, Oct 21, [no year given]; Letter from T.E. Reynolds, Fordham University, sounds like Reynolds is congratulating Stirton on his landing a job after getting his degree, Aug 19, [no year given]; Letter from King Arthur Richey, preparation of the Black Hawk fossils by Strong, Jun 12 [probably 1938];Letter to A.S. Romer, sent the palaeomoerycidae manuscript, thoughts on rodent origins, request for tooth patterns in Arabian horse and zebras, Mar 14, 1944; Letter to A.S. Romer, includes four pages of suggestions for Romer’s textbook on vertebrate paleontology, Feb 29, 1944; Letter to A.S. Romer, additions made to palaeomerycidae paper, suggestions on where to publish it?, Feb 26, 1944; Letter from A.S. Romer, thanks for the comments on Romer's textbook, would like to see Stirton's palaeomerycidae paper, Feb 16, 1944; Letter from A.S. Romer, requests suggestions for the revision of his "Vertebrate Paleontology" textbook; questions on specific mammal groups, relative lengths of Cenozoic subdivisions, Jan 24, 1944; Letter to A.S. Romer, two-page reply to Romer’s letter of Jan 24 [stapled to same], Jan 31, 1944; Letter from A.S. Romer, thanks for the comments [on Romer's textbook?], thoughts on rodent origins, Mar 6, 1943; Letter to Helene M. Robinson, Secretary to Dr. Barbour, Museum of Comparative Zoology, Harvard University, thanks for the separates, Mar 26, 1943; Letter from H.M. Robinson, sending you the two numbers of the "Proceedings of N. E. Zool. Club" that you requested, Mar 12, 1943; The following three letters are stapled together: Letter from Boyd B. Rakestraw, Assistant Director, Berkeley Extension, request for a list of shots to be made by the photographic unit on El Salvador expedition, May 19, 1941; Letter to B.B. Rakestraw, suggested story line to present the natural history, also includes three-page list of subjects to photograph in El Salvador, May 20, 1941; Letter from Jack Robertson, Executive Secretary, Berkeley Extension, Department of Visual Instruction, re the proposed photographic unit for the San [sic] Salvador expedition, Aug 7, 1941; Letter from W.A. Ormsby, Manager, Richmond Martinez Abstract and Title Company, Martinez, California, check enclosed for Stirton's "demand for the deed," Dec 27, 1940; Letter from Jorge Ramirez, Consul General of El Salvador, reply to Stirton’s letter of Sep 20, 1940, equipment necessary for the expedition would be admitted free of duties, Nov 13, 1940; The following two letters are stapled together: Letter from Howard Robertson, Attorney at Law, Los Angeles, interested to know if William Gordon Huff would be available to work on improvements at the La Brea Tar Pits, May 23, 1940; Letter to H. Robertson, reply to letter of May 23, Huff is available and interested, May 28, 1940; Letter from L.E. Reukema, Secretary, Department of Electrical Engineering, Sigma Xi, follow-up re an invitation to join Sigma Xi, Apr 24, 1940; Letter from H. Robertson, reply to Stirton’s Mar 26 letter re obtaining a producer for a film of some fossil fauna, Apr 6, 1940; Letter to E.S. Riggs, Field Museum, Chicago, re Daemonelix, the spiral burrows of Palaeocastor, Apr 4, 1939; Letter from A.S. Romer, can't loan type specimens but will try to get a cast made, Feb 10, 1939; Letter to A.S. Romer, requests a loan of the type of Steneofiber eseri, Jan 30, 1939; Letter from A.S. Romer, regrets that Museum of Comparative Zoology has a rule that it does not lend types, Jan 13, 1939; Letter from Bess Ellen Backer, Secretary, University News Service, Berkeley, re a requested transcript: three-page typed transcript of "Pageant of the Past," KGO radio broadcast #2019, U.E.#390, Jan 5, 1939, Jan 28, 1939; Letter from H.G. Reblain[?], Naturhistorisches Museum, Basel, Switzerland, [in German?], Jan 13, 1939; Letter to A.S. Romer, request to borrow Harvard's Tertiary beaver collection, Dec 13, 1938; The following two letters are stapled together: Letter to K.A. Richey, re summer pay and labor issues at the Black Hawk Ranch Quarry, Jul 7, 1938; Letter from K.A. Richey, re summer funding, continuing work at the Black Hawk Ranch Quarry after Richey leaves, Jul 11, 1938; Letter from Claude Riley, Crockett, Texas, re contributing Texas fossils to science, May 21, 1937; Letter to Frank A. Robinson, San Bernardino National Forest, San Bernardino, California, returning possible camel fossils that had been sent for identification, May 6, 1937; Letter to F.A. Robinson, requesting identification of bones found near Cajon Guard Station [carbon copy attached], May 1, 1937; Letter to W.T. Ruthford, Orosi Pharmacy, Orosi, California, returning Equus caballus tooth that had been sent in for identification, Apr 26, 1937; The following two letters are stapled together: Letter to T.E. Reynolds, Regis College, Denver, Colorado, identification of two horse teeth, Mar 2, 1937; Letter from T.E. Reynolds, requesting horse teeth identification, Feb 17, 1937; Letter from Philip W. Reinhart, corrects location of Pack’s horse tooth locality on Hospital Creek, Jan 14, 1937; Letter to P.W. Reinhart, requests information on horizons mentioned in R.W. Pack’s field notes for collecting area south of Tracy, California, Dec 29, 1936; Letter to William W. Rand, Beverly Hills, California, response to question re horse teeth found in Petaluma, Dec 12, 1936; Letter to W.W. Rand, were Petaluma horse teeth washed down or in situ?, Dec 3, 1936; Letter from A.S. Romer, regrets he can't send Stirton the requested reprints, Nov 28, 1936; Letter to T.E. Reynolds, Regis College, Denver, Colorado, identification of a Camelops molar,  Nov 27, 1936; Letter from T.E. Reynolds, T.E., request for an identification of a molar from Pleistocene gravels near Denver, Nov 24, 1936; Letter to T.E. Reynolds, catching up on news, Oct 30, 1936; Letter from Otto Ranche[?], Chief Foreman of Construction and Maintenance, USDA, Bureau of Biological Survey, Valentine, Nebraska, check enclosed for services rendered, Sep 24, 1936; Letter from Ralph D. Reed, The Texas Company, Texaco Petroleum Products, Los Angeles, California, thanks for the summary of Pliocene faunas, Sep 17, 1936; Letter from Philip W. Reinhart, description of UC locality V3617 San Joaquin County, California,  May 20, 1936; Letter from Jack Russell, Stirton’s first cousin attending the University of Florida, will be banding birds in the Dry Tortugas this summer, Apr 23, 1936; Letter from Janis [James?] Ross, you are welcome to dig fossils in my pasture again, Pine Ridge, South Dakota, Mar 24, 1936; Announcement from A.S. Romer, Sectional Secretary, Geological Society of America (GSA), two-page proposed schedule for vertebrate paleontology meetings at GSA, Dec 10, 1935; Letter from Henry P. Reider, Department of Geology, University of Nebraska, turning down offer of a six-month preparator position,  Nov 26, 1935; Letter from A.S. Romer, Stirton's abstract for paper to be presented at GSA paleontological meeting, Nov 16, 1935; Letter to A.S. Romer, enclosing GSA paleontological meeting abstract for Paleontological Meeting,  Nov 4, 1935; Letter from Carlos Reroise[?], Revista Argentina de Paleontologia y Antropologia, requests paper on Tertiary beavers, Sep 15, 1935; Letter from Claude Riley, Huntsville, Texas, three-page handwritten description of fossils collected, Sep 9, 1935; Letter from Ralph D. Reed, The Texas Company, Texaco Petroleum Products, Los Angeles, California, thank you for copy of correlation paper by Stirton and M. Teilhard de Chardin,  Jan 16, 1935; Letter from Elmer S. Riggs, Field Museum of Natural History, Chicago, thank you for pamphlets and will send papers in exchange, Jan 12, 1935; Letter from E.S. Riggs, re questionnaire concerning the organization and affiliation of the vertebrate society, Mar 30, 1934; Letter from C. Riley, two-page handwritten note offering east Texas Miocene fossils if UCMP could reimburse him for expenses, Mar 14, 1934; Letter from E.S. Riggs, Voluntary Secretary for the Paleontological Society, please fill out the attached questionnaire concerning the future of the vertebrate paleontology section of the society,  Mar 10, 1934; Letter from Robert Y. Ross, The Cross Five Cattle Co., Crawford, Nebraska, you are welcome to dig on our land this summer, Feb 13, 1934; Letter from Roger F. Rhoades, Antioch College, Yellow Springs, Ohio, re Sylvilagus (Brachylagus) idahoensis rabbit bones found near campus, Sep 19, 1933; Letter from R.F. Rhoades, re rabbit bones and freshwater gastropods, Oct 12, 1933; Letter from R.F. Rhoades, re location of Yellow Spring, Jan 30, 1934; Letter to R.F. Rhoades, the bones sent to me belong to Sylvilagus (Brachylagus) idahoensis, Aug 25, 1933; Stirton to R.F. Rhoades, send me the location of the rabbit bones at Yellow Spring, Aug 16, 1934; Letter from T.E. Reynolds, St. Stanislaus Novitiate, Cleveland, Ohio, please put aside White River material for me, Aug 1, 1931; Letter from T.E. Reynolds, St. Louis University, Saint Louis, Missouri, requests Stirton's help with some skull studies, Sep 3, 1931; Letter from John T. Reid, Mining Engineer, Lovelock, Nevada, sending bones found near Lovelock, please identify and return, Dec 8, 1930; Letter from John T. Reid, have not seen your response to latest request for identifications nor have fossils been returned, Dec 21, 1930; Letter from John T. Reid, thank you for identifications and return of the fossil material, Dec 30, 1930; Letter from John T. Reid, sending Nevada specimens for identification, Jul 29, 1931; Letter from A.S. Romer, Walker Museum of Paleontology, University of Chicago, will search for the type of Protosorex, Jan 3, 1930; Letter from W. deC. Ravenel, Smithsonian Institution, United States National Museum, shipping a loan of nine shrew skulls, Nov 9, 1929; Letter to George Rogers, Wallawa, Oregon, request for skeletons of extant mammals from Rogers who appears to be a trapper, Sep 17, 1929; The following two letters are stapled together: Letter to A.S. Romer, request to borrow the type of Protosorex crassus Scott for comparison with a California Miocene shrew jaw, Aug 13, 1929; Letter from Ruth H. Romer, my husband is in South Africa, I will forward your letter, Aug 22, [1929]; Letter from C. Riley, Trinity, Texas, five handwritten pages on upcoming expedition down the Trinity River to collect fossils, am sending you leaf imprints, Feb 19, 1929; Letter to C. Riley, Chaney identified the leaf specimens as willow, Mar 11, 1929; Letter from Lyman C. Reed, Rio Bravo Oil Co., Houston, Texas, forwarding a copy of letter from W.D. Matthew (UCMP) and includes handwritten note that he had sent some skulls to Junius Henderson, University of Colorado, Boulder, Feb 16, 1929; Letter from W.D. Matthew (UCMP) to L.C. Reed, identifies fragments of Equus teeth, fossils of Hipparion, Alticamelus, Tanypolama and mastodon, Feb 14, 1928; Stirton to L.C. Reed, found an extensive lower Pliocene locality in the Oklahoma panhandle (Guyman, OK?), Mar 11, 1929; Letter from C. Riley, C., read that Stirton had headed an expedition on the Canadian River, Texas. Riley planning an expedition down the Trinity River and hopes to make a living collecting and selling fossils, Feb 7, 1929; Letter to C. Riley, interested in specimens from Mr. Riley’s expedition. Sending personal copy of W.D. Matthew’s method for collecting fossil vertebrates for copying then return, Feb 11, 1929; Letter from Max Penneman[?], B.H. Rogers Co., Berkeley (Chevrolet dealership), with ownership certificate and insurance policy for a Chevrolet Coach purchased by Stirton, Jul 23, 1928; Letter from Paul E. Rice, Farmers & Merchants State Bank, Muscotah, Kansas, your two stock certificates have been filed with your insurance policy, Jul 3, 1926; Letter from P.E. Rice, forwarding Stirton’s life insurance policy, two stock certificates, bank statement, etc. Stirton’s father’s condition is favorable, Aug 27, 1927.

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],
[All]


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