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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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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]

Folder 13: Stirton "D" Correspondence: Donald R. Dickey, Cal Tech, 1925-1930Add to your cart.
Letter to Dickey, "the skins and skulls arrived," "you will have to check those skulls which we cleaned at that end," Feb 4, 1930; Check [with five slips recording deposits at The Farmers & Merchants State Bank, Muscotah, Kansas, attached] "received of Donald R. Dickey by E.M. Coss, Secretary, five hundred and no/100 dollars for credit to the account of Ruben A. Stirton," Dec 6, 1926; Letter from D.R. Dickey [with loan receipt attached], "we are sending you by express one small box containing 27 skins and skulls of Blarina from Minnesota," Feb 1, 1930; The following two letters are attached: Letter to Dickey, returning the bird skeletons you loaned us as well as two cleaned skeletons that "represent the type of work we are doing here," Jun 29, 1929; Letter from Frances L. Winslow, Dickey is away but re the student you have cleaning skulls and skeletons, send a sample of his work and what he charges, Jun 7, 1929; Letter from Dorothy Bennett, "the second lot of skulls came in safely … how about the skeletons -- are they still in the process of cleaning?," Mar 7, 1930; Letter from D.R. Dickey, you and Lillian have a nice trip to Mexico City, Nov 22, 1928; The following three letters are stapled together: Letter to Dickey, thanks for the loan of the five specimens, Nov 5, 1928; Letter from F.L. Winslow [with loan receipt attached], we are sending you a box containing the five skeletons requested, Oct 29, 1928; Letter from L.R. Dice, Curator of Mammals, Museum of Zoology, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan, I was informed of your application for a teaching assistantship at the University of Michigan, are you interested in a non-teaching assistantship -- to coincide with your graduate work here -- at the Museum of Zoology?, Apr 9, 1927; Letter from D.R. Dickey, we will send you five skeletons for the use of your student, Oct 3, 1928; Letter to Dickey, we have a student studying roadrunners from Rancho La Brea and McKittrick and would appreciate your sending any material you may have of the family Cuculidae, Sep 27, 1928; Letter from F.L. Winslow, we are sending the requested University of Michigan Peromyscus skins, Apr 16, 1928; Letter from D.R. Dickey, I found four Peromyscus skins from Michigan -- shall I send them back?, Mar 26, 1928; Letter from D.R. Dickey, glad "that you like the descriptions," "the bats and carnivores are proving very interesting," Mar 15, 1928; Letter from D. Bennett, I am sending you two of the four missing numbers of the Journal of Mammalogy that you requested, Mar 1, 1928; Letter from D.R. Dickey, shall I send you your two hammocks?, Mar 1, 1928; Letter from D.R. Dickey, re your missing numbers of the Journal of Mammalogy, Feb 16, 1928; Letter from D.R. Dickey, I got through most of the rodents [collected in El Salvador?] in Washington and I've described 11 new forms, Feb 2, 1928; Letter from F.L. Winslow, remember that there's a new law in California that makes it necessary to apply for a marriage license three days in advance, Dec 12, 1927; Letter from D.R. Dickey, thanks for sending the tags, I have been making a preliminary diagnosis of Peromyscus from El Salvador and I find eight forms, six of them probably new, Nov 15, 1927; Letter from D. Bennett, we want more labels (tags), Nov 5, 1927; Letter from D. Bennett, we found ten bats (Chilonycteris) this morning without labels so please fill out the enclosed labels, Oct 25, 1927; Letter from D.R. Dickey, the shipment containing the water opossums came in and is in fumigation, did you receive the books and shipment of bat skeletons that we sent?, Oct 20, 1927; Letter to D. Bennett, write to Dr. Kofoid requesting that Mr. Dickey be supplied with the two missing numbers of the University of California Publications of Zoology, Oct 11, 1927; Letter from D. Bennett, we wonder if you can lay your hands on two missing numbers of the University of California Publications of Zoology, Oct 6, 1927; Letter from F.L. Winslow [with loan receipt attached], a box containing the requested skeletal material is being shipped today, we think that the last shipment from El Salvador arrived this morning, Sep 24, 1927; Letter from D.R. Dickey, please look over the enclosed draft of my "report on the catnip oil," I received your request for skeletons, we will send you your books, Sep 7, 1927; Letter from D.R. Dickey [with loan receipt attached], we are sending you a box of "pickled Salvador specimens" that includes Chilonycteris, Mormoops, and Pteronotus, Aug 24, 1927; Letter from D.R. Dickey, personal news, "each shipment has so much stuff that is new or of peculiar interest that my thrill … was as great when the first Salvador stuff began coming in two years ago," Jun 13, 1927; Letter from D.R. Dickey, I received letters [of recommendation?] from Wetmore, Bunker, and Lane, you will have to use your own judgement but it looks to me as though the best bet was Kansas for this next year, unless something develops at Michigan, Mar 29, 1927; Letter from D.R. Dickey to Department of Zoology, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan, Stirton was with your department during the summer session last year, he is in Central America and I am writing on his behalf, he is anxious to study for his Masters degree, I would like to know if there is a teaching fellowship or instructorship open to him at Michigan this coming fall, Mar 29, 1927; Letter from D.R. Dickey, Cosmos Club, Washington, DC, to Stirton in El Salvador, while in Central America collect some turtles of the genus Kinosternon and if possible some hard-shelled river turtles, Feb 19, 1927; Letter from D.R. Dickey, the first two shipments have come in, I was stunned to find that you did not get the teaching fellowship at Berkeley despite the many letters of recommendation, "they bumped up against a rule which prevents them from giving any one a fellowship whose average grade is below 'B,'" I suggest getting your Masters at Kansas or Michigan, get your 'A' or 'B' grade average, and then come to Berkeley for your Ph.D. and to work with Grinnell, Mar 6, 1927; Letter from D.R. Dickey, Cosmos Club, Washington, DC, to Stirton in El Salvador, I hear that the first shipment (of bats) has arrived in Pasadena and that a second is on the way, Feb 15, 1927; Letter from Emily F. Cass, Secretary [to Dickey], to Stirton in El Salvador, "the shipment of one trunk two boxes, and one tin of reptiles arrived safely," Feb 7, 1927; Letter from E.F. Cass to Stirton in El Salvador, Mr. Burt of Kansas University says that Stirton's permit was for Kansas only, Jan 4, 1927; Letter from D.R. Dickey to Stirton in El Salvador, received a cable re your safe arrival, Dr. Nelson is letting us use a rare catnip oil for trapping cats, I checked the Kansas material yesterday, Dec 3, 1926; Letter from E.F. Cass to Stirton in El Salvador, re money in your bank account, Dec 9, 1926; Letter from D.R. Dickey, I understand that you arrived safely, Dec 14,1926; Letter from E.F. Cass, enclosing Christmas checks for you and George D. Stirton from Mr. Dickey, sending two trunks containing a newer plant press, Dec 23, 1926; The following two letters are stapled together: Letter from D.R. Dickey, sending both your and Van's passports by Registered Special Delivery, Oct 28, 1926; Letter from Adrian J. vanRossem [on Dickey's letterhead] to Department of State, Division of Passport Control, San Francisco, California, "please have the enclosed passport extended … as I am returning to Salvador in the near future," Oct 28, 1926; Cable from D.R. Dickey care of C.D. Bunker, Museum of Birds and Mammals, University of Kansas, Lawrence, Kansas, will stop at the passport office in San Francisco to extend your passport, Oct 23, 1926; Letter from D.R. Dickey, I want to "ask what you would think of starting back on the second expedition by the S.S. Ecuador, sailing from San Pedro November 15th," general expedition schedule, Oct 13, 1926; Letter from F.L. Winslow, received your request for more serial and note paper so we have sent you some, Dickey is "delighted that you are not 'over stepping the law' in collecting the beaver skins," Sep 3, 1926; Letter from D.R. Dickey to Stirton at the Museum of Birds and Mammals, University of Kansas, Lawrence, Kansas, thanks for the shipment of mammal material that you put up during your time in Michigan, Sep 7, 1926; Letter from D.R. Dickey to Stirton in Lawrence, Kansas, get the ball rolling re getting George his passport and have him get his vaccinations, Sep 9, 1926; Letter from D.R. Dickey to Stirton at the University of Michigan Biological Station, Cheboygan, Michigan, I want to write to George [Stirton's brother] before I put him on the payroll, other news, Aug 14, 1926; Letter from E.F. Cass to Stirton care of C.D. Bunker, University of Kansas, Lawrence, Kansas, Mr. Dickey "is crazy about the stuff you sent from the Biological Station," Aug 31, 1926; Letter from D.R. Dickey to Stirton at Cheboygan, Michigan, glad things are going well at the station, am sending you a check to cover expenses, other news, Jul 27, 1926; Letter from E.F. Cass to Stirton at Cheboygan, Michigan, your field notes [from El Salvador?] arrived safely having been forwarded from Washington, DC, we have shipped several rat and mouse traps to you, Jun 22, 1926; Letter from E.F. Cass to Stirton in Lawrence, Kansas, I am shipping you two hammocks, May 26, 1926; Letter from D.R. Dickey, observations on some of the material collected by Stirton in El Salvador, "the wealth of life and change between stations even a few miles apart makes our original plan to 'cover' Salvador with a dozen stations and a single field year seem ridiculous now. If Van wants to do it we will all three have to plan to return next year," Mar 11, 1926; Letter from D.R. Dickey [writing to Stirton in El Salvador], all three of your shipments have come in safely, Joe Grinnell was complimentary re your specimens, I was informed that it's illegal to ship you the ammunition you asked for, Dec 3, 1925.

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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