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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 7: Stirton "B" Correspondence, people 2, 1926-1945Add to your cart.
Postcard from Bill, Chairman, Editorial Board, Journal of Mammalogy, College Station, Texas, your communication "Ailuraena Stirton and Christian referred to Chasmoporthetes Hay" has been received and accepted for publication," Jan 10, 1941; Sheet with list of Botanical Collecting Equipment, said equipment being divided up into four boxes, [no date]; Letter to Norman Braden, Paducah Junior College, Paducah, Kentucky, I plan to ship you some miscellaneous Pliocene fossil mammal remains and hopefully some marine specimens, Feb 25, 1935; Letter from N. Braden, can I arrange for a loan of paleontological material, including marine specimens, for exhibiting at our college?, Dec 17, 1934; Letter from J.W. Britton, Division of Veterinary Science, College of Agriculture, UC Davis, California, I'm sorry but we do not have any of the requested specimens here, Feb 10, 1944; Letter from Wiley G. Brooks, President, Nebraska State Teachers College, Chadron, Nebraska, thank you for the box of fossil specimens, Sep 25, 1941; Letter from M.D. Bryant, Museum of Vertebrate Zoology, UC Berkeley, to Claude W. Hibbard, Museum of Vertebrate Paleontology, University of Kansas, Lawrence, Kansas, Stirton and I have been working on the fossil sciurids that you sent us, I am returning the galley you sent us, Dec 30, 1940; Letter from Flora S. Boynton, Office Secretary, Kansas University Endowment Association, Lawrence, Kansas, thank you for your contribution -- it "will be added to the contributions sent in by Mr. W.H. Burt for the creation of a trust to be known as the "Dyche Museum Fund," Aug 21, 1942; Letter from Fred M. Bullard, Chairman and Associate Professor of Geology and Mineralogy, University of Texas, Austin, Texas, Cope's types are being shipped to you, we would be pleased to have a skull of Smilodon, Feb 24, 1936; Letter from C.D. Bunker, Assistant Curator, Museum of Birds and Mammals, Museum of Natural History, University of Kansas, Lawrence, Kansas, holiday greetings, Dec 23, 1935; Letter to C.S.[sic] Bunker, I would like to borrow what skulls you have of Blarina b. brevicauda, Oct 21, 1929; Letter to C.D. Bunker, did a month of collecting in Texas, my dermestid colony is doing nice work on the skeletons you gave me, Jun 23, 1929; Letter to C.D. Bunker, the skeletal material you gave me is wonderful, here are some more specimens that I'd like, I shall get some California species for you, Mar 29, 1929; Letter from C.D. Bunker, acknowledge receipt of the small mammal skins and skulls, shipped you a box of skeletons, Mar 18, 1929; Letter to C.D. Bunker, sent you a box of skins and skulls of Dipidomys and Peromyscus before I left Canadian [Texas], Mar 11, 1929; The following two letters are clipped together: Letter from C.D. Bunker, I am sending you several bird skeletons for the student, Oct 2, 1928; Letter to C.D. Bunker, we received your shipment of bird material [Bunker invoice of shipped specimens attached], Oct 10, 1928; Letter to C.D. Bunker, we have a student making a comparative study of the osteology of the roadrunner so I would appreciate it if you could send us what skeletal material you have pertaining to the Cuculidae family, Sep 27, 1928; Letter from C.D. Bunker, collecting and museum news, thanks for sending me the fine skins, Aug 16, 1928; Letter from C.D. Bunker, sending you some salamander material and sample boxes, Feb 2, 1928; Letter from C.D. Bunker, museum news, Dec 19, 1927; Letter from C.D. Bunker, museum news, talk of [W.D.] Matthew's interest in Stirton as a possible curator of his collections, Oct 15, 1927; Letter from C.D. Bunker, collecting and museum news, Sep 8, 1927; Letter from C.D. Bunker to Donald R. Dickey, Pasadena, California, re Stirton's education and character and further graduate work, Mar 14, 1927; Letter from D.R. Dickey to C.D. Bunker, we have finished checking in Stirton's Kansas material except for seven missing skulls and a few skeletons, Dec 3, 1926; Letter to C.D. Bunker from D.R. Dickey, re El Salvador collecting, mammal skeletons received in exchange for those "left behind in error," "the material collected by the Stirtons this fall, in Kansas, ... is certainly splendid stuff," Nov 18, 1926; Letter from "Your Wife, Henry" [on C.D. Bunker's letterhead], am sending you more of your correspondence, museum/university news, Sep 21, 1926; Letter from Burt [on C.D. Bunker's letterhead], will send your mail at once, museum/university news, Sep 15, 1926; Letter from "Your Loving Wife, Henry" [on C.D. Bunker's letterhead], re Stirton's field work, some collecting tips, museum news, Sep 13, 1926; Letter from C.D. Bunker, collecting and museum news, Aug 5, 1926; Letter from C.D. Bunker, you better have your traps shipped here and have Dickey send some large mouse traps -- you can pick them up as you come west, Jul 19, 1926; Letter from C.D. Bunker, collecting news, sorry you won't be able to join us on our first trip in the truck, Jul 12, 1926; Letter from C.D. Bunker, museum and personal news [Stirton may be in Central America at this time]; May 28, 1926; Letter from E.F.C., Secretary, to C.D. Bunker, at the request of Stirton I am sending you a box of five bird specimens that he collected in El Salvador, May 25, 1926; The following two letters are stapled together: Letter from H.P. Burleigh, Junior Geologist, United States Department of the Interior Geological Survey, Amarillo, Texas, I am interested in the publications "Equidae from the Pliocene of Texas" and "A New Genus of Artiodactyla from the Clarendon, Lower Pliocene of Texas," Oct 26, 1934; Letter to H.P. Burleigh, glad to send you some of my separates, Oct 30, 1934; The following two letters are stapled together: Letter to John J. Burke, Carnegie Museum, Pittsburg, Pennsylvania, thanks for the measurements and other information on Teleodus uintensis Peterson -- "our diorama is well on its way toward completion," "I feel that true cusp homologies in rodents still are not conclusively proven," Sep 23, 1938; Letter from J.J. Burke, though our Teleodus material is badly crushed and distorted, we estimate that that animal stood about 4.5 feet at the shoulder and 4 feet at the hips, Sep 7, 1938; Letter from J.J. Burke, I have received the nine specimens of Cylindrodon fontis, Aug 21, 1934; Letter from Charles E. Burt, Professor, Department of Biology, Southwestern College, Winfield, Kansas, glad to send you four or five papers of mine, Jan 20, 1932; Letter from W.H. Burt, Museum of Zoology, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan, teaching, museum and personal news, haven't been able to get going on the El Salvador collection, Jan 17, 1944; Letter from W.H. Burt, teaching and museum news, Aug 31, 1943; Letter from W.H. Burt, time once again to send in your check for the Dyche Museum Fund, May 31, 1943; Letter to W.H. Burt, "I am told that we made a very nice collection in El Salvador," am cataloging some of the collections that came in before I left for Central America, Oct 29, 1942; Letter from W.H. Burt, re sending in your contribution to the Dyche Museum Fund which will actually by used to supplement the salary of our friend C.D. Bunker who is having a hard time on his barely subsistence-level income, Jul 27, 1942; Letter from W.H. Burt, re a choice of two approaches to raising funds to supplement the income of our friend C.D. Bunker [see Burt letter of Jun 17], [no date]; Letter to W.H. Burt, re helping C.D. Bunker, observations on our collecting success in El Salvador, Jun 17, 1942; Letter from W.H. Burt, "hope you had a successful trip" [to El Salvador], proposition to help C.D. Bunker enclosed, Jun 11, 1942; Letter from W.H. Burt, "I omitted the most important species of all in the list I sent you" [Peromyscus stirtoni], Sep 30, 1941; Letter to W.H. Burt, "we shall leave for New Orleans on our way to El Salvador" after the first of November, Milton Hildebrand will go along as our mammalogist and should be of considerable help in writing the report, Sep 4, 1941; Letter from W.H. Burt, "herewith is a list of the Salvador collections" with locality information, scientific and common names, etc., [no date]; Note from W.H. Burt, "Dope on Salvador maus[?] was sent first class," [no date]; Letter to W.H. Burt, all I can do is wait and see what happens with the Guggenheim, "it seems as though I shall get all the assistance that I want from MVZ and our own museum," I'd like the citation for that book that has a discussion of chromatin, Dec 10, 1940; Letter from W.H. Burt, "I shall get at the Salvador material and have ready for you a rough draft of the species and their ranges in Salvador so you can take it with you if you get your Fellowship to return to the country," we may be able to help you financially by furnishing field equipment or purchasing specimens from you, Oct 5, 1940; Letter to W.H. Burt, "I am … applying for a Guggenheim to return to El Salvador not only for some additional collecting and photos but to look for fossils. This may carry me into Honduras and Guatemala," Sep 14, 1940; Letter from W.H. Burt, "I am so happy about your progress toward that damned degree," I shall attend the mammal meetings in Denver in June, Dec 21, 1939; Letter to W.H. Burt, feel guilty about the Salvador collection because I have been unable to find time to carry on that work, I've given up hope of going to the mammal meetings in Louisiana, Mar 13, 1939; Letter from W.H. Burt, your notes have arrived, I have all the specimens here now [El Salvador mammals?] but have done practically nothing on the collection, Mar 6, 1939; Letter from W.H. Burt, I have the El Salvador mammals here with me though a lot are still in Washington -- hope to have someone there ship them to me, send me your notes, I will "finish the taxonomic part," there are over 100 forms at present, Aug 25, 1938; Letter from W.H. Burt, "thanks for your title for the forthcoming meeting of the Society at Berkeley," send me a short abstract of your paper, Jun 17, 1938; Letter to W.H. Burt, I am enclosing two papers for the Mammalogy Meetings here in Berkeley ("The skull of Osteoborus validus from the Early Pliocene of Texas" and "The significance of Tertiary Mammalian Faunas in Holarctic correlation"), Jun 8, 1938; Letter from W.H. Burt, "I will be in Berkeley Sunday and Monday next," Apr 13, 1938; Letter from W.H. Burt, museum news, "I hear the Dickey collections are as near to being unsettled as they ever were," Apr 8, 1935; Letter from W.H. Burt [sent from California Institute of Technology, Pasadena, California], intrigues surrounding the unresolved fate of Dickey's collections and library involving Cal Tech and the Santa Barbara Museum, Sep 7, 1934; Letter from W.H. Burt [sent from California Institute of Technology], the bats arrived okay, glad to hear that you are coming to the meetings, Mar 20, 1933; Letter from W.H. Burt [sent from California Institute of Technology], brought some specimens up to Berkeley and looked at some while there, finished my cat paper, am gradually getting the collection [Cal Tech's?] in shape, sounds like the mammalogist meeting will be interesting, May 20, 1930; Letter from W.H. Burt [sent from Agenda, Kansas], travel plans to Berkeley, Jul 26, 1927; Letter from W.H. Burt [sent from the University of Kansas], "luck to you and George [Louderback?] on your next trip and may you bring back all the mammals in Salvador," Monday noon [no date]; Letter from W.H. Burt [this and older letters sent from the University of Kansas], "I expect you are back at Pasadena by now" [from El Salvador?], will be taking the train and bus to Berkeley, "hope we can take some of the same classes together," "my plan now is to do osteological work on birds" but I don't know if that will suit Grinnell, Jul 19, 1927; Letter from W.H. Burt, I have most of my Master's thesis done, don't know when I will have my orals, hear that you didn't get [the teaching fellowship] at Berkeley but Bunk [C.D. Bunker] "says that he hopes you will decide to take your Master's here" [University of Kansas], museum news and classmate updates, May 12, 1927; Letter from W.H. Burt [to Stirton in El Salvador], school and museum news, Mar 16, 1927; Letter from W.H. Burt, will stay here next year and try to get my Master's, Monday evening [no date]; Letter from Perry Byerly, Department of Geological Sciences, UC Berkeley, I have written a letter of introduction for you to Señor Mejia and I hope that he will be of aid to you, Oct 20, 1941; Postcard from S.S. Berry, Redlands, California, thanks for sending the separates and for returning the tooth (that you identified as belonging to a seal), Feb 12, 1936; Postcard from E.S. Bastin, Chicago, Illinois, thanks for sending the three separates, Jan 7, 1935.

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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