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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

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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],
[All]

Folder 6: Stirton "B" Correspondence, people 1, 1926-1945Add to your cart.
Postcard from Thomas Barbour, Museum of Comparative Zoology, Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts, thanking Camp and Stirton for publications received, [no date]; Postcard from J.L. Baker, Richmond, California, I think I have a large mysterious vertebra -- call me if you are interested, Apr 15, 1936; Letter to C.C. Bacon, Farmers and Merchants State Bank, Muscotah, Kansas, "it is imperative that [my father's] farm be sold, for I shall not be able to meet the interest and taxes on another payment," Jul 11, 1930; Letter to L.G. Baker, Purchasing Department, UC Berkeley, re the loss of traps on our expedition to El Salvador, "I can only say that some of the traps were stolen by natives and others were carried away by animals," Dec 3, 1942; Letter to Charles Lawrence Baker, Department of Geology, Texas A & M College, College Station, Texas, I would be glad to do preliminary identifications of the Pleistocene collections obtained by W. Armstrong Price but no more -- with the Francis and Price collections as an inducement, the authorities should add a vertebrate paleontologist to your staff, Oct 1, 1937; The following two letters are stapled together: Letter to C.L. Baker, we would like to study the Francis type specimens -- I, the horses, and VanderHoof, the Aleurodons. Hesse would be willing to go there and study the collections, Sep 16, 1937; Letter from C.L. Baker, re the Francis collections -- studying them and the loan of types, Sep 9, 1937; Letter from C.L. Baker, have requested that you be loaned the Francis types, W. Armstrong Price's Pleistocene collections from the coastal plains and lagoons of south Texas are of utmost importance and need to be studied -- perhaps by you?, Sep 27, 1937; Letter to C.L. Baker, am anxious to study the Francis types, particularly those in the Navasota fauna -- could I borrow them and make casts?, Jul 2, 1937; Letter from C.L. Baker, Dr. Francis has three or four good specimens of fossil gar pikes, probably Lepidotus -- "thought some of your force might like to study them," Jan 6, 1936; Letter from C.L. Baker [two copies, one handwritten and one typed], Bureau of Economic Geology, University of Texas, Austin, Texas, a discussion of fossil localities near Navasota, Cold Springs in San Jacinto County, and Burton in Washington County, Mar 4, 1935; Letter from C.L. Baker, the director of the new museum at the University of Texas is William McGill, a newspaper man, and I'm sure he has a lot to learn about the museum business, Sep 20, 1935; Letter from C.L. Baker, am sending you a Pennsylvanian bone from the lower Marble Falls limestone found in a creek valley south of Cypress Mills, Blanco County, Texas, Feb 7, 1935; Letter from C.L. Baker, news of your collecting fossils along the Canadian River has led to the introduction of a bill in the state legislature that would require fossil collectors to obtain a license from the state, Feb 12, 1929; Letter from William L. Ball, Alanreed, Texas, thanks for the publications, found some new specimens, pleased to hear that you plan to continue working in this section of the country, Aug 22, 1930; Letter to W.L. Ball, comments on some of the fossils collected in Texas during the summer, Dr. Matthew is ill, Jul 19, 1930; Letter from W.F. Barbat, Standard Oil Company of California, Taft, California, observations re the Chanac Formation, may be older Pliocene sediments than the Jacalitos, Dec 212, 1939; The following postcard and letter are stapled together: Postcard from W.F. Barbat, thanks for your paper on Bay Region mammals and the two reprints, Oct 30, 1939; Letter to W.F. Barbat, question re the relationships between the Mint Canyon Neroly, the Chanac, and Orinda-Siesta, Dec 12, 1939; Letter to T. Barbour, re papers by White on the Miocene and Pliocene faunas of Florida, Mar 3, 1943; Letter to Erwin H. Barbour, Nebraska State Museum, Lincoln, Nebraska, thanks for the bound copy of University of Nebraska publications, "all of my activities this summer will be confined to the region just back of Berkeley," May 13, 1937; Letter from E.H. Barbour, Henry Fairfield Osborn visited and was pleased with our Syndyoceras and your cast of Synthetoceras, Aug 19, 1933; Letter from Dorothea M.A. Bate, British Museum (Natural History), London, thanks for the reprints and could you possibly send one of "A Correlation of some Miocene and Pliocene Mammalian Assemblages in North America and Asia," Dec 21, 1935; The following two letters are stapled together: Letter from George F. Beck, Central Washington College of Education, Ellensburg, Washington, hope to come to Berkeley in August in September and will bring equid material, Mar 14, 1939; Letter to G.F. Beck, happy to have you come here in August and September, Apr 14, 1939; Letter from G.F. Beck, can't come down with fossil vertebrates over the holidays but hope to do so in August next year, Dec 4, 1937; The following two letters are stapled together: Letter to G.F. Beck, hope you can visit during the holidays and would be happy to go over your specimens at that time, you are in a good position to get more information on the late Tertiary vertebrates of eastern Oregon, Nov 16, 1937; Letter from G.F. Beck, hope to go over the material I have collected from various localities and horizons in central Washington with you, perhaps in August and September, Nov 11, 1937; Letter from G.F. Beck, thanks for the papers, do you have any papers on horses and camels, particularly Calippus, Nannippus, and Megatylopus?, observations on camels of the Ringold Formation (Othello and Lind Coulee horizons) and the Wahluke Formation, Feb 5, 1937; The following three letters are stapled together: Letter to G.F. Beck, information on Nannippus, Calippus, and Megatylopus, Feb 17, 1937; Letter to G.F. Beck, sending you the Garretson Grade specimens for comparison, thanks for the separates, you should check on the validity of your Plesippus wardensis name, the museum library would like a complete set of your Geological Bulletins, Jan 20, 1937; Letter from G.F. Beck, your camel remains from the Garretson grade are in the Ellensburg Formation, we have encountered many camel bones above the Columbia basalts in the Ellensburg, Ringold, and Wahluke Formations, would like to compare your Garretson camel phalange with our camel phalanges, Jan 6, 1937; Letter from J.D. Black, Museum of Birds and Mammals, University of Kansas, Lawrence, Kansas, I am sending you the requested skeleton, work has not yet started on the new museum, Apr 10, 1934; Letter from Hilda Kuo, Secretary, Department of Anatomy, Peiping Union Medical College, Peiping, China, Davidson Black thanks you for the reprint on the Equidae from the Pliocene of Texas, Jan 29, 1931; Letter from Elsbeth Madvig, Secretary to Eliot Blackwelder, Department of Geology, Stanford University, California, I have enclosed a letter from Professor Blackwelder re the bone turned over to Mr. Goeris for you, [no date]; Letter from E. Blackwelder, I will be happy to endorse you for a Guggenheim Fellowship, Oct 4, 1940; Letter to E. Blackwelder, I have included your name as a reference in my application for a Guggenheim Fellowship, Sep 21, 1940; Postcard from E. Blackwelder, thanks for the copy of your papers on "Cenozoic mammal remains from the San Francisco Bay region," "Significance of Tertiary mammalian faunas in Holarctic correlation with especial reference to the Pliocene in California," and "Methods and procedures in the Valentine question," Nov 1, 1939; Letter from E. Blackwelder, my knowledge of the Pleistocene of the Bay region is scanty but I will try to visit the Irvington locality, Dec 20, 1938; Letter to E. Blackwelder, I should like your reaction to a possible dating of the beds at the Irvington locality, would like to work out a correlation between the Paso Robles, Santa Clara, Merced and other local formations of similar age with vertebrates, Dec 13, 1938; The following three letters are stapled together: Letter from E. Blackwelder, thanks for your helpful letter about Pleistocene elephants, Nov 23, 1938; Letter to E. Blackwelder, on the Columbian and hairy mammoths, the overemphasis on correlation using Pleistocene mammals, Nov 21, 1938; Letter from E. Blackwelder, I have become interested in some mammoth finds in northeastern Utah and am sending you measurements of two of the teeth -- can you identify the species?, Nov 19, 1938; Letter to Ygnacio S. Bonillas, Richmond Petroleum Company, Bogota, Colombia, I can "give you a better age determination on the fossil mammalian assemblages which we collected in the Magdalena basin of Colombia," here is a list of the mammals identified in the Lower Oligocene and a list of those from the late Miocene assemblage near Villavieja, Jul 16, 1945; Letter from L.R. Bower, Dentist, Chadron, Nebraska [to Stirton in Martin, South Dakota], you are welcome to keep the lizard skull but I would like to have it back at some point, [no date]; Letter to Mrs. Clarence (Lola) Bowman [Stirton's sister], North Topeka, Kansas, thanks for the application blanks for birth certificates but we "find that it is not necessary to have a birth certificate for the issuance of a passport," our expedition begins Thursday and we head for New Orleans, Nov 4, 1941; Letter to L. Bowman, could you get me an application blank for a birth certificate for Nate as he is going on the expedition to Central America, Oct 7, 1941; Letter from William Kelso Gealey, Los Angeles, California, "here is the major portion of the opus," May 16, [no year]; List of 16 researchers involved with biosystematics at Berkeley and Davis, [no date]; Two copies [three pages each] of Stirton's bibliography/publications, not counting published abstracts presented in scientific meetings, dating from 1929 to 1943, includes papers in press, in preparation, and planned, [no date]; Sheet with pencil drawings of "Cusp arrangement for beavers, hystricimorphs [sic], and cricetines etc.," [no date]; Letter from W.H. Burt, apparently a solicitation for a donation to the K.U. Endowment Association, Dyche Museum Fund, Jun 26, 1944.

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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