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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 12: Stirton "D" Correspondence, people, 1926-1945Add to your cart.
Letter from John Davis, 2nd Lieutenant, Fort Jackson, South Carolina [envelope clipped to letter], please help yourself to my collecting equipment, when the war is over I want to ensconce myself at the Museum of Vertebrate Zoology in Berkeley "for considerable time," Feb 8, 1944; The following two letters are stapled together: Letter to J.G. Draper, Pinole, California, at the request of Charles Camp I am sending you some papers on the fossil mammals of the San Francisco Bay area, Mar 22, 1944; Letter from J.G. Draper, thank you for sending the papers, hope you can visit our ranch someday, Apr 13, 1944; Letter from Dan, re Nanippus tehonensis and stratigraphic relationships in Nevada, the vertebrate localities that Sharp found in the Humboldt Formation, Apr 15, 1940; Letter from Dan, re stratigraphic relationships between the Coal Valley, Truckee, and Esmeralda Formations in Nevada, Apr 26, 1940; Letter from Lyman H. Daugherty, San Jose, California, the fossil horse jaw was found in the Silva Gravel Pit at Irvington, between Centerville and Mission San Jose, Feb 14, 1936; The following two letters are stapled together: Letter from J. Davis, New York City [includes envelope], I saw McGowan and he will not advance us any money for a cameraman's expenses or equipment, but there's a chance he may provide film, I've secured a model K Eastman Ciné-Kodak with a stock lens plus a 78mm f. 4.5 lens, Sep 6, 1941; Letter from J. Davis, New York City [envelope clipped to letter], you should have received the Abercrombie catalog I sent you -- this man is tops in making camping equipment and he would give us a discount for an expedition, Aug 25, 1941; Letter from J. Davis, New York City [envelope clipped to letter], hope to be back in Berkeley in a few days, will have more about the camera for you soon, Sep 2, 1941; Letter from J. Davis [on Sargent, Wobber & Co., Inc. Insurance, New York City letterhead], fill out the enclosed accident form and send it to my brother here at this insurance company, Jun 8, [1942]; Letter from William R. Davis, Sargent, Wobber & Co., Inc. Insurance, New York City, thank you for filling out and sending in the accident form, Jun 15, 1942; Letter to J. Davis, good to be back from Central America, details of the traffic accident in which Stirton and Bill hit a woman who stepped out from behind a bus, specimens are being shipped to San Francisco, Jun 12, 1942; Letter from J. Davis, drove from Berkeley to New York City collecting along the way, how are plans for the El Salvador trip going?, Jun 12, [1941]; Letter from J. Davis, my shotgun should be allowed to pass through customs duty free, Jun 16, 1942; Letter from J. Davis, please write me a letter of recommendation to accompany my application for a "direct commission in the Sanitary Corps," passed the board for officers school, Apr 11, [1943]; The following three letters are stapled together: Letter to J. Davis, Precedio [sic] of Monterey, Monterey, California, I suggest that you "register it [your truck] with the Civilian Defense there in Lafayette and in that way you would have a better chance of keeping your truck" -- let me know what I should do, Nov 27, 1942; Letter to J. Davis, Monterey, California, "I will do everything in my power to see that it [your truck] is properly taken care of," news from my niece's husband who fought at Guadalcanal, Nov 20, 1942; Letter "To whom it may concern," Stirton's letter of recommendation for Davis [see Davis's Apr 11 letter], Apr 16, 1943; Letter from J. Davis, thanks for the letter of recommendation -- I go before the board of Sanitary Officers in a couple of days, Apr 20, [1943]; Letter from J. Davis, Camp Barkley [near Abilene], Texas, got my commission and I'm here waiting for my assignment, Aug 12, 1943; Letter from J. Davis, Fort Jackson, South Carolina, am training "for overseas service with a malaria control unit as an entomologist," could be shipping out any time, Oct 28, [1943]; Letter from J. Davis, Monterey, California, instructions for dealing with my truck, I am assigned to the 9th Service Command Laboratory here on this post, Nov 15, 1942; Letter from J. Davis, Fort Jackson, South Carolina, may not return to California until three or four years after the war because I may be involved with rehabilitation work in war-torn areas, the other two entomologists here were sent elsewhere and am hoping I will be sent overseas soon, Jan 16, [1943]; The following two letters are stapled together: Letter from William B. Davis, Corresponding Secretary, American Society of Mammalogists, College Station, Texas, what is Walter Paxton's new address?, saw Curtis Hesse the other day and found that he is collecting fossils in this area, I hear Joe Gregory is now at the American Museum of Natural History -- did he get his Ph.D.?, Dec 6, 1938; Letter to W.B. Davis, Department of Wild Game, Texas A&M College, College Station, Texas, I presume Walter Paxton "is through with science," Joe Gregory got his Ph.D. and is at the American Museum of Natural History for a year of experience and also has a lectureship at Columbia, Jan 19, 1939; Letter from W.B. Davis, your paper "A Phylogeny of North American Equidae with Observations on Tooth Structure as Correlated with Environment" has been accepted for the program of the Denver meeting, please provide an abstract, Jun 5, 1940; Letter from W.B. Davis, enclosed is an advance copy of the program for the annual meeting in Denver -- please check it and note the time when you are scheduled to appear, Jun 7, 1940; Telegram from W.B. Davis, Denver, Colorado, "Overlooked hyaenidal [sic] paper. Telegraph data for program. Have room," Jun 17, 1940; Letter to W.B. Davis, College Station, Texas, enclosed is a short notice for publication in the Journal, details of Jack's bicycle accident, Jan 7, 1941; Letter from W.B. Davis, the editorial committee would like to publish your paper "Development of Characters in Horse Teeth and the Dental Nomenclature" but it needs to be reworked to eliminate the footnotes, hope to see you at the annual meeting, Feb 25, 1941; Letter to W.B. Davis, the wash drawing of Rheomys thomasi that I sent you with a short manuscript should be printed at actual size -- let e know if this is not possible, Jan 27, 1944; Letter from W.B. Davis, we wish to publish your Rheomys paper but because of increased printing costs we can only allow one plate, Feb 7, 1944; Letter to W.B. Davis, I can't pay for the reproduction of the photographs for the Rheomys paper so I may try to get the paper printed elsewhere, Feb 28, 1944; Letter from W.B. Davis, we agree to reproduce the photographs with your paper but please limit future plates to no more than two, Mar 13, 1944; Letter from Watson Davis, Director, Science Service, The Institution for the Popularization of Science, Washington, DC, we can't help in financing your scientific expedition but I suggest that you contact the Geological Society of America, Oct 27, 1934; Letter to Watson Davis [four-page document clipped together], Stirton's argument for Science Service financing his trip to western Honduras to look at the Pliocene exposures there, Oct 19, 1934; Letter to M.H. Davis, Forest Supervisor, Potter Creek Caves, Shasta, California, the specimens you sent in for identification are the "broken canine of a bear" and a "heavily rodent-gnawed bone fragment," perhaps from a bear, I am returning these to you today, May 6, 1938; Letter from Marie D. Deal, Social Service Director, State of California Emergency Relief Administration, Oakland, California, please go over the attached application for employment [for Winifred McGrew] and if the facts are correct sign and return it to us, Jan 15, 1935; The following two letters are clipped together: Letter from Arthur M. Deen, Austin, Texas, re interesting the "members of the Department" in questions involving the Tertiary mammalian faunas of Texas, Aug 15, 1930; Letter to A.M. Deen, sending you my separates in which you will find a short account of our activities in Texas last year, "there is ample opportunity to obtain a good collection" of Lower Pliocene mammals in Donley County, "for some time D. Matthew has been desirous of having the University of Texas enter the paleontological problems of their own state," Aug 22, 1930; Letter from Clarence DeLancey, Attorney at Law, Oakland, California, "it will be necessary that Mr. Stirton and the baby as well as yourself be present at this [adoption] hearing," Apr 20, 1934; Letter to Edward Devon, Santa Cruz, California, please send me a few pieces of bone from the locality on Bear Creek near Santa Cruz, Mar 2, 1944; Postcard from Lee R. Dice, Curator of Mammals, Museum of Zoology, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan, thanks for the two reprints [one is on Tertiary beavers], Sep 24, 1935; Letter to W.O. Dietrich, Geological and Paleontological Museum of the University, Berlin, Germany, I'm glad that you received the abstracts I sent, I mailed others a while ago so if you do not receive them let me know, Jan 20, 1937; Letter from G.M. Dimock, Claims Adjuster, State Farm Mutual Auto Insurance Co., Berkeley, California, we received the bill you submitted re damage done to your car when involved in an accident, Nov 18, 1940; Letter from E.P. Dorr, Pasadena, California [letter stapled to envelope], "I will let you work my cave property free of lease money," Jan 10, 1938; The following two letters are stapled together: Letter from E.P. Dorr, Long Beach, California, "I am writing to see if you are interested to work that back fault [of my cave] for any bones you may find," May 5, 1938; Letter to E.P. Dorr, the bones we found in your cave turned out to be recent so we do not wish to carry on any additional work there, May 9, 1938; Letter from J. Kenneth Doutt, Carnegie Museum, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, thanks for the loan of your manuscript -- I am returning it to you today, this summer we will be collecting in the Uinta Basin near Vernal, Utah, May 6, 1933; Letter from J.K. Doutt, thanks for sending your manuscript -- I shall copy it and return it to you, Dec 28, 1932; Letter from J.K. Doutt, might I borrow Dr. Mathews' [sic] lecture notes on paleontology so that I can copy them?, Nov 3, 1932; Letter from Overton Nowell, Jr., Mercer, Oregon [express shipment tag attached], I sent you a box containing mink, bobcat, and coyote skeletons, Jul 13, 1930; Letter from J.B. Doze, State Fish and Game Warden, State of Kansas Fish and Game Department, Pratt, Kansas, unless they are causing damage we can not let you take any beaver specimens from Bowers' land, Aug 31, 1926; Note from H.R. Drake, Oakland, California, "the enclosed [bones?] were found Feb 10 on the Fish Ranch Road by C.W.A. workers," Feb 10, 1933; The following two letters are stapled together: Letter to Robert J. Drake, Palo Alto, California, I am sending you two of the papers you asked for, Mar 29, 1937; Letter from R.J. Drake, may I get reprints of three of your papers from the American Journal of Science, Mar 26, 1937; Letter from Lea Drebing, Secretary to the Editor, Society of Economic Paleontologists and Mineralogists, Tulsa, Oklahoma, to Bruce Clark, Museum of Paleontology, UC Berkeley, Stirton's paper "Significance of Tertiary Mammalian Faunas in Holarctic Correlation with Especial Reference to the Pliocene in California" has been forwarded to the Journal of Paleontology, Sep 20, 1938; Letter from L. Drebing [form for ordering reprints attached], your paper [see previous letter] has been received, Sep 13, 1938; Letter from Carl O. Dunbar, Invertebrate Paleontology, Peabody Museum of Natural History, Yale University, New Haven, Connecticut, received your check to cover your 1931 dues, Mar 24, 1932; Letter from Arthur B. Drescher, Department of Geology, California Institute of Technology, Pasadena, California, if you have any copies of "Cenozoic Mammal Remains from the San Francisco Bay Region" left I would like one, Feb 1, 1940.

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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