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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.

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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 31: Stirton "S" Correspondence, 1924-1945Add to your cart.
Postcard from Sigma Xi Society, University of California, dues for Jul 1, 1940, to Jul 1, 1941, are now payable, 1940; Letter from C. Bertrand Schultz, Director, University of Nebraska State Museum, Lincoln, requests that one of his undergraduate students, Grace Steckley, be shown UCMP, Jun 6, 1944; Letter to C.B. Schultz, Grace Steckley was shown UCMP and was able to get some information, Jun 12, 1944; Letter from Linton Satterthwaite, Jr., The University Museum, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, handwritten letter from Tranquility, California. reply to Stirton’s Jun 8 letter, re the relationship of human bones with those of Camelops found nearby, Jun 12, 1940[4?]; Letter to L. Satterthwaite, unable to identify piece of bone you let me take, Jun 8, 1944; Telegram from L. Satterthwaite, from Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, request for a statement of what extinct species were in the Tranquility material, Jun 9, 1945; Letter from Stirton's secretary to L. Satterthwaite, Stirton will return July 1 and will respond to your query re the Tranquility material at that time, Jun 13, 1945; Letter from Karl P. Schmidt, Chicago Natural History Museum, "formerly Field Museum of Natural History," we have a four-day hotel reservation for you here, May 18, 1945; Letter to C.B. Schultz, thanks for the information you sent me on Syndyoceras from the Harrison Formation, Mar 7, 1944; Letter from C.B. Schultz, information on the feet of Syndyoceras, Feb 25, 1944; Letter to Karl P. Schmidt, Chicago Natural History Museum, thanks for the loan of the Moschus skulls, Feb 9, 1944; Letter from E.H. Sellards, Director, Bureau of Economic Geology, University of Texas, Austin, staff member Glen Evans will visit UCB in the near future, Jun 18, 1943; Postcard from Hubert G. Schenck, Department of Geology, Stanford University, are the specimens we sent vertebrate bones?, Jun 12, 1943; Letter to H.G. Schenck, specimens are not bones but fragments of turtle carapace or plastron, presumed tooth seems to be fossil wood, Jun 14, 1943; Letter from H.G. Schenck [“strictly confidential”], re L.S.J.U. Locality 2658 in the Canal Zone, Pacific side. Quotes T.F. Thompson's letter re fossil-bearing horizon at the base of the Cucaracha Formation, Jan 28, 1943; Letter from H.G. Schenck, "I am going to write to Mr. Thompson again to reiterate that you need some more material from that area," Jan 28, 1943; Letter to H.G. Schenck, re correlation of the Merychippus zone, a Diceratherium toe bone from Panama and barriers between Central and South America during the Tertiary, asks permission to write to T.F. Thompson for more material from the Cucaracha Formation, Jan 27, 1943; Letter from H.G. Schenck, doesn't "follow the reasoning in making the 'Merychippus zone' the equivalent of the Upper Tortonian or the lowermost Sarmatian," Jan 19, 1943; Letter to H.G. Schenck, rhino foot bone is referable to Diceratherium (similar to D. armatum), Jan 12, 1943; Carbon of Schenck's letter to T.F. Thompson, Chief, Geology Section, Special Engineering Division, Diablo Heights, Panama Canal Zone, [confidential], re Stirton's identification of Diceratherium cf. armatum from L.S.J.U. Locality 2658, Jan 14, 1943; Letter from Joseph R. Slevin, California Academy of Sciences, San Francisco, can send you the humerus of a green turtle taken at Socorro Island, Revillagigedo Islands, Dec 15, 1942; Letter to J.R. Slevin, reply to Slevin's letter of Dec 15, Dec 17, 1942; Letter to J.R. Slevin, would like to borrow the humerus of a large marine turtle to compare with the head of a humerus of a fossil turtle found in Panama, Dec 11, 1942; Letter from H.G. Schenck [confidential], information about L.S.J.U. Locality 2658, Cucaracha Formation, collector T.F. Thompson 1942, vertebrates sent to Dr. K.E. Castor, University of Cincinnati, Nov 16, 1942; Letter from George Gaylord Simpson, Curator of Fossil Mammals, American Museum of Natural History, rhinoceros tooth received, will return metapodial from Panama, hopes Stirton will publish on Panamanian fauna, Oct 13, 1942; Letter from Louis Monaco, Secretary to G.G. Simpson, Dr. Simpson will reply when he returns, Sep 25, 1942; [MISSING: Postcard from H.G. Schenck, thanks for copy of paper coauthored with Mr. Goeriz and for paper by Gregory, Oct 21, 1942]; Letter to G.G. Simpson, re Panama Diceratherium metapodial, hopes to get permission to publish the record, Sep 23, 1942; Letter to H.G. Schenck, foot bone of a fossil mammal from Panama is from the rhinoceros Diceratherium, important because there is no record of the rhinos in South America, Sep 23, 1942; Letter from H.G. Schenck to T.F. Thompson, the vertebrate from L.S.J.U. Locality 2658 turns out to be Late Oligocene or Early Miocene, Sep 24, 1942; Map titled “Areal Geology West of Navasota” from University of Texas Bulletin No. 1869, Plate II. “Dr. Francis” pencilled in upper right hand corner; Letter to G.G. Simpson, re the rhinoceros foot bone from Panama, “we are very glad to have Horace Wood’s opinion and your statements eliminating it from the South American forms.” Will send Horace a P2 which looks like Hyrachyus, Sep 22, 1942; Letter from G.G. Simpson, the bone sent by VanderHoof “is the distal half of the right fourth metacarpal of a rhinoceros," a late Oligocene or early Miocene true rhinoceros, possibly Diceratherium cf. armatum, recommends publication of the occurrence, Sep 15, 1942; Letter from G.G. Simpson to V.L. VanderHoof, content essentially the same as Simpson's Sep 15 letter to Stirton, Sep 1, 1942; Letter from V.L. VanderHoof to G.G. Simpson, requests identification of a bone from the early Tertiary of Panama, see Simpson's Sep 15 letter to Stirton, Jul 28, 1942; Letter from G.G. Simpson to V.L. VanderHoof, discusses the difficulties of identifying the metapodial from Panama, Jul 31, 1942; Letter from Robert M. Underhill, Secretary and Treasurer of the Regents of the University of California, notifying Stirton of his additional appointment as Honorary Curator of the Dickey Collection (Los Angeles), May 23, 1942; Letter from H.G. Schenck to V.L. VanderHoof, Thompson is sending additional bones from the locality in the Canal Zone, specimens occur in the sandy conglomerate between the Culebra and Cucaracha Formations, May 2, 1942; Letter from H.G. Schenck to V.L. VanderHoof, Panama locality information for the three specimens sent to VanderHoof, Apr 16, 1942; Letter from H.G. Schenck, encourages Stirton to write to friends concerning the Canal Zone fossils, Jan 7, 1942; Statement from R.M. Underhill, certifies that Stirton holds appointment as Curator of Mammals in the Museum of Paleontology, Oct 16, 1941; Letter from James M. Sprague, Museum of Comparative Zoology, Harvard, sends reprints and asks to be put on mailing list for Stirton reprints, Sep 25, 1941; Letter to Robert Gordon Sproul, President, University of California, re expedition to El Salvador, "we shall attempt to make other plans or drop the photographic project in our expedition" since Mr. Herkenham [photographer?] probably would not be granted a furlough/deferment, Sep 22, 1941; Letter from C.B. Schultz, Vertebrate Palaeontology Nebraska State Museum, University of Nebraska, invites Stirton to attend the first field conference of the Society of Vertebrate Paleontology, Aug 14, 1941; Letter to C.B. Schultz, reply to Schultz's Aug 14 invitation, Aug 19, 1941; Letter from E.H. Sellards, Bureau of Economic Geology, University of Texas, Austin, thanks for the copies of your papers, Sep 27, 1940; The following two letters are stapled together: Letter from G.G. Simpson, response to Stirton’s comments that the Vertebrate Section of the Paleontological Society meeting locations favor easterners , Aug 1, 1940; Letter to G.G. Simpson, “I cannot help feeling that the present V.S.P.S. [Vertebrate Section of the Paleontological Society] is an organization for those in the extreme eastern part of the United States,” Jul 26, 1940; Letter from H.S. Salisbury, Geologist, San Rafael, California, asks Stirton if he has identified the "‘fish head’ from the Merced of the Pliocene” that Salisbury had brought him, Jul 24, 1940; Letter from O.C. Skinner, Montrose, Colorado, requests identification and age of an agatized snail shell, asks about dinosaur bones being solid because he found some that are filled with "lime crystal," Apr 4, 1940; Postcard from [name illegible], American Museum of Natural History, thanks for the reprint, Mar 11, 1939; Letter from H.G. Schenck, comments on recent note by Eaton in the American Journal of Science, Dec 16, 1939; Letter from H.G. Schenck, acknowledges receipt of Stirton's contributions, Sep 25, 1939; Letter from R.G. Sproul, appoints Stirton Curator of Mammals, UCMP, beginning Jul 1, 1939, with a salary of $225 a month, Jul 18 1939; Postcard from H.G. Schenck, “Your Pacific Science Congress paper is scheduled for 11:15 a.m. Aug 2,” Jun 16, 1939; Letter to C.B. Schultz, thanks for “old numbers of the Nebraska Geological Survey and Museum publications,” Apr 14, 1939; Letter to R.R. Shrock, MIT Geology, re dues owed to Paleontological Society, Apr 4, 1939; Letter from R.R. Shrock, [response written on Stirton's original letter of Apr 4] Paleontological Society annual dues are $5, Apr 15, 1939; Letter from H.G. Schenck, on behalf on the National Research Council, Pacific Science Congress, re Stirton's offer of a contribution to the Sixth Pacific Science Congress in San Francisco, Jul 24-Aug 12, 1939, Mar 13, 1939; Letter to H.G. Schenck, glad to participate in any symposium at the Pacific Science Congress, Mar 6, 1939; Letter from H.G. Schenck, asks for Stirton's participation in a symposium on the Tertiary of the Pacific Basin at the Pacific Science Congress Jul 24-Aug 12, Feb 28, 1939; Letter from H.G. Schenck, replies to Stirton’s letter to Professor Blackwelder re horse remains from San Benito County, Santa Clara gravels near Irvington dated as Pleistocene, age differences within the Merced and Paso Robles Formations, Dec 31, 1938; Letter to H.G. Schenck, reply to Schenck's Dec 31 letter, Stirton interested in California Pleistocene vertebrate faunas, Jan 6, 1939; H. Goerig [sic] to Charles E. Schell, Knight’s Ferry, California, your sand samples showed no traces of organic material, Nov 25, 1938; Letter to Merritt B. Smith, United States Geological Survey, requests copy of correlation chart of Tertiary beds in the San Joaquin Valley, Nov 17, 1938; Letter to Earl G. Smith, Coalinga Extension Center, Fresno State College, Coalinga, California, could not come by Coalinga but you can "send those horse teeth for identification," Nov 17, 1938; Postcard from H.G. Schenck, greetings from Brussels, Belgium, Aug 25, 1938; Letter from Viola S. Schantz, Treasurer, U.S. Biological Survey, American Society of Mammalogists, thanks for the hospitality at the annual meeting of the western Mammalogists, Aug 8, 1938; Letter to C.E. Schell, am sending quadrangle maps and thanks for the hospitality, Jul 18, 1938; Note from Hale S. Sparks, University News Service, Berkeley, attaches a copy of "remarks made by the University Explorer in a broadcast presented June 22, 1938, 8 to 8:15 p.m., over the California Blue network of the National Broadcasting Company." The broadcast was entitled “New Fossil Bed Uncovered” and describes the discovery of and current work at the Black Hawk Ranch Quarry, Jul 7, 1938; Letter from George R. Schrader, acting for M.H. Davis, Forest Supervisor, Shasta National Forest, Forest Service, USDA, sending two boxes of bones from the Potter Creek Caves in the Potter Creek Drainage of the McCloud River for identification, May 4, 1938; The following two letters are stapled together: Letter to Louis B. Sammis, Rocca Bella Olive Co., Wallace, California, heard you found fossils while digging a well, can you send some bones as we are interested in the age of the formations in and around Wallace, Mar 25, 1938; Letter from L.B. Sammis, reply to Stirton’s Mar 25 letter, Mar 26, 1938; Postcard from E.H. Stone, representing Alvin Maidens, Ft. Bidwell, California, requests return of hock bone sent in May and thanks for the information supplied, Oct 29, 1937; Letter from John R. Schultz, Geological Sciences, California Institute of Technology, re Stirton's comments on his paper and re VanderHoof’s Desmostylus paper, Dec 11, 1937; Letter to J.R. Schultz, acknowledges return of McKittrick specimens but some are missing, Oct 26, 1937; Letter from Andrew Sather, Valentine, Nebraska, asks Stirton to serve as a job reference, Nov 6, 1937; Postcard from E.H. Stone, re mammoth tooth from North Surprise Valley, Oct 19, 1937; The following two letters are stapled together: Letter to H.G. Schenck, reply to Schenck's request  of Jun 3, considers Merriam and Stock's "The Felidae of Rancho LaBrea" the most important contribution, Jun 14, 1937; Letter from H.G. Schenck, for his introduction to the "Bibliography of the Geology and Mineral Resources of California," Schenck asks what paper Stirton considers the most important contribution to California’s vertebrate paleontology published between 1930-36, Jun 3, 1937; Letter from J.R. Schultz, Athenaeum, Pasadena, California, re return of McKittrick rodent material, Jun 9, 1937; Letter from W.B. Scott, Department of Geology, Princeton University, the White River monograph will be sent to you, May 22, 1937; Postcard from E.H. Stone, more information on the mastodon bone will be forthcoming, May 17, 1937; Letter to W.B. Scott, did not receive the copy of your paper on the White River fauna of South Dakota, May 17, 1937; Letter from J.R. Schultz, the McKittrick material arrived in good condition, Mar 9, 1937; Letter from H.G. Schenck, asks for Stirton’s opinion of a 1921 Swedish paper by Wilhelm Leche, Apr 27, 1937; Letter from J.R. Schultz, please send the McKittrick horse teeth, Mar 1, 1937; Letter from Don Seger [Leger?], Stuart, Nebraska, requests a job or help getting one, Jan 14, 1937; Letter from E.H. Sellards, thanks for separates received, Jan 13, 1937; Postcard from [name illegible], American Museum of Natural History, thanks for sending reprint of paper on Pliocene mammalian faunas, Jan 12, 1937; Letter from W.B. Scott, thanks for separates, will send you a copy of my White River monograph coauthored with Jepsen, Jan 4, 1937; Recommendation “to whom it may concern,” praises Natasha Smith who has worked with fossil mammals and modeling of Tertiary mammals, Jul 20, 1937; The following two letters are stapled together: Letter from W.B. Scott, requests a copy of Stirton’s paper "in which you raise Calippus [sic] from subgeneric to generic rank" for a new edition of Scott's “Land Mammals,” Dec 18, 1936; Letter to W.B. Scott, apologizes for not having finished his review of the late Tertiary Equidae, provides Calihippus reference, will send some separates, Dec 21, 1936; Postcard from F.X. Schaffer [sp?], Natural History Museum of Vienna, acknowledging receipt of reprint(s) [?] [ in German], Sep 9, 1930; Letter to O.H. Schindewolf, Berlin, Germany, "find abstracts of my last papers," Dec 3, 1936; Postcard from O.H. Schindewolf, acknowledging receipt of papers [in German], Dec 17 1936; Postcard from H.B. Stenzel, thanks for reprint, Nov 10, 1936; Letter to H.G. Schenck, thanks for sending the Slodevitch [sic] letter re work in southern Russia, Nov 3 1936; Letter from H.G. Schenck, am enclosing letter from Slodkewitsch [sic] in the U.S.S.R., Oct 19 1936; Letter from E. Minahan at the request of H.G. Schenck, sending a bone specimen of a sloth collected in 1907 in Bahia, Brazil, Oct 7, 1936; Letter to H.G. Schenck, am returning two specimens: a vertebrate tooth and what may be a claw of a giant crab, Oct 5, 1936; The following three letters are stapled together: Letter from H.G. Schenck, am sending additional vertebrate material from Locality 157-A, specimens from Siwalik are a donation to UCMP, Sep 17, 1936; Letter to H.G. Schenck, the specimen you sent from Locality 157-A is a mammal bone but can say no more, Sep 21, 1936; Letter from H.G. Schenck, inquires about teeth sent to Stirton from Locality 157-A along Bear Creek, Santa Cruz County, California, Sep 23, 1936; Letter from Natasha Smith, Albuquerque, New Mexico, sends a five-page typed copy of her paper “Evolution of the Three Inferior Sesamoid Ligaments of the Equine Foot, as Indicated by scars and the possible Importance of these Scars in Identifying Genera and Species” (attached) for reading at the Geological Society of America meeting in Pasadena, Apr 10, 1936; Letter from N. Smith, encloses abstract of her GSA paper (see previous letter), Feb 28, 1936; Postcard from L.S. Russell, Ottawa, Ontario, thanks for the separates you sent, Feb 10, 1936; Letter from G.G. Simpson, the slides were discovered and sent on to you, Jan 20 1936; Invitation to the wedding of G.G. Simpson, to be held on May 27, 1938, [1938]; Letter from H.G. Schenck, asks who published the first graphical tree of the horse, Jan 17, 1936; Letter from Charles W. Gilmore, Smithsonian Museum, United States National Museum, am returning loans of La Brea and McKittrick material, Jan 7, 1936; Postcard from F.X. Schaffer, acknowledging receipt of reprint(s) [?] [ in German], Jun 25, 1935; Postcard from George F. Sternberg, Ashland, Kansas, I will get you your numbers when I return home, Sep 22, 1935; The following postcard and letter are stapled together: Postcard from H.G. Schenck, "Suppose we organize a Tertiary symposium this fall?," Jul 8, 1935; Letter to H.G. Schenck, a Tertiary symposium sounds good, details?, Aug 7, 1935; Letter from J.R. Schultz, opinions re Plesippus, Pliohippus, and Equus, requests a reference to a paper by Schultz on horse relationships, Apr 24, 1935; Letter from Stirton’s secretary (initials A.K.) to J.R. Schultz, Stirton has left for the field, could the reference you seek be "Notes on European Fossil Horses" by Schwarz?, Apr 29, 1935; Letter from Alex Clark, Secretary, Shell Oil Company, Los Angeles, to Mrs. William J. Sinclair, Princeton University, Princeton, New Jersey, on behalf of the Pacific Coast Branch of the Paleontological Society, our heartfelt sympathy on the death of your husband Dr. William J. Sinclair, Apr 19, 1935; The following two letters are stapled together: Letter from G.G. Simpson, a discussion re differences in definitions of various geographic and stratigraphic nomenclature, Mar 11, 1935; Letter to G.G. Simpson, more opinions re definitions of geographic and stratigraphic nomenclature, Mar 27, 1935; The following two letters are stapled together: Letter from G.G. Simpson, more discussion on geographic and stratigraphic nomenclature, “In most of the literature stratigraphic and faunal names are in fact interchangeable”, Feb 15, 1935; Letter to G.G. Simpson, more discussion and disagreement on faunal and formational names, Feb 19, 1935; The following four letters are stapled together: Letter from G.G. Simpson, in reading your paper (with Teilhard) on Mio-Pliocene correlation, "I find name after name in your correlation and discussion which is either wholly new to me or apparently used in a new sense,” Jan 18, 1935; Letter to G.G. Simpson, indicate the names that are new to you and I will provide my reasons for referring to them as faunas, Jan 23, 1935; Letter from G.G. Simpson, lists 14 names that are entirely new to him. “I want to know what mammals make up each fauna, where they are published (or will be) and how they tie up with the better known faunal and formation names,” Jan 29, 1935; Letter to G.G. Simpson, to help clear up the points in question, I am sending you a carbon of my forthcoming paper, "Succession of North American Continental Pliocene Mammalian Faunas," Feb 7, 1935; Postcard from H.G. Schenck, thanks for your correction of my statement, "It seems to me that with a little cooperation we could propose a satisfactory classification of the Tertiary," Dec 10, 1934; Letter from H.G. Schenck, asks Stirton for his comments on Schenck's statement re a paper by Cook and Cook, Dec 7, 1934; Letter from E.H. Sellards, Director, Bureau of Economic Geology, University of Texas, Austin, re publication of a memoir on the fossils from Palo Duro Canyon, May 4, 1934; Letter from E.H. Sellards, re consideration of the contents for the next volume of Contributions to Geology, Jan 29 1934; Note to Science Press, Lancaster, Pennsylvania, apologies for delay in sending my check for Science reprints, Sep 26, 1932; Note from W.J. Sinclair, Princeton, New Jersey, will send papers that may interest you, Dec 22, 1931; The following two letters are stapled together: Letter from G.G. Simpson, then doing field work in Patagonia, tells Stirton where he can obtain copies of his separates, heard of W.D. Matthews’ death, Nov 8, 1930; Letter to G.G. Simpson, reply to Simpson’s Nov 8 letter, Dec 26, 1930; Postcard from G. Elliot Smith, Institute of Anatomy, University College, London, thanks for the publications, Aug 8, 1930; Letter from E.H. Sellards, thanks for your paper on the Soricidae from the Barstow Miocene, Sep 16 1930; Letter from E.H. Sellards, thanks for the fossil identifications, please return the specimens, Aug 12, 1930; Letter to Short Short Stories, Liberty Weekly, New York City, sending one of my short short stories in response to your ad, Aug 27, 1929; Letter from R.G. Sproul, Vice President, University of California, notifies Stirton of his appointment as Curator, Vertebrate Collection, UCMP, with a monthly salary of $200, Jun 15, 1929; Postcard from G.E. Smith, thanks for the publications, Jul 7, 1929; The following two letters are stapled together: Letter from M.E. Smith, Bowie, Texas, has a portion of a mastodon jaw with teeth which he will sell, Feb 7, 1929; Letter to M.E. Smith, we are interested in your specimen if more material can be recovered from the locality where it was found, Feb 7, 1929; The following two letters are stapled together: Letter from M.E. Smith to the Geological Department, University of California, Berkeley, has portion of a mastodon jaw with teeth and other bones, asks that Stirton be informed, Feb 6, 1929; Letter from W.D. Matthews to Stirton in Canadian, Texas, encloses M.E. Smith's letter, Feb 13, 1929; Letter to Geneva Smithe, Secretary, Museum of Zoology, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, apologizes for any misunderstandings about publication exchange, Nov 15, 1928; Letter from G. Smithe, the exchange of publications was to be with the Museum of Zoology, not Mr. Burt personally, Nov 5, 1928; The following two letters are stapled together: Letter to G. Smithe, thanks for publications and will send separates to Mr. Burt (list is attached), Oct 31, 1928; Letter from G. Smithe, she will send four papers by Prof. Case on paleontology, Oct 8, 1928; Letter to G.G. Simpson, returning type of Parictis orimaevus Scott which was loaned, Oct 31, 1928; The following two letters are stapled together: Letter from R.G. Sproul, notifies Stirton of his appointment as Curator, Vertebrate Collection, UCMP, with an annual salary of $2,400, Apr 11, 1928; Letter from R.G. Sproul to the members of the UC Berkeley faculty, pointing out the advantages of the Teachers Insurance and Annuity Association, Apr 11, 1928; Letter from Wilbur L. Sprong, Los Angeles, California, four-page handwritten letter about his studies and plans, Aug 1, 1926; Letter from W.L. Sprong, three-page handwritten letter about his summer at UCLA, Jul 18, 1926; Page from H.G. Schenck's field notes, 1924 season, fossils from Paicines, California, area, 1924; Letter from J.E. Sharpe, Salinas, California, ex-Marine asks for help finding work, Jun 18, [193?]; Letter to Erich M. Schlaikjer, New York Academy of Sciences, declines membership since he could not take an active interest, no date; Document with Stirton's name that reads “Notice. Letter to Seguin, Mexico, D.F. in the secretary fial,” no date; List of localities signed by Neal Smith, “These localities lie along Calahan Road and between Lonetree Creek and Corral Hollow. Township 43, range 4E, Mt. Diablo Base and Meridian,” describes three localities, no date; Letter from R.G. Sproul to the faculty and employees of the university, voluntary contributions made by UC appointees will be refunded, $37.50 will be refunded to Stirton. On back of letter are diagrams and measurements for some woodworking project, 1932?.

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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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