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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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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 16: Stirton "G" Correspondence, 1926-1944Add to your cart.
Letter to William K. Gealey, Los Angeles, California, "I read with much interest your report on the geology of El Salvador and made suggestions here and there," May 30, 1944; Letter from Edwin C. Galbreath, USS Louisville, care of Fleet Post Office, San Francisco, California, news from a colleague in the Navy, Mar 8, 1944; Letter to E.C. Galbreath, museum news, papers I'm working on, Mar 22, 1944; Letter from 2nd Lieutentant Joe Gregory, Arlington, Virginia, I am now assigned to Washington, DC, and found a place walking distance from the Pentagon, Mar 23, 1944; Letter to J. Gregory, continuing work on the Flint Hill fauna, can go no farther on camel phylogeny for now, sent an estimate of expenses for a South America trip to the Guggenheim Foundation but no word as yet, Mar 31, 1944; Note from Hilda W. Grinnell, Berkeley, California, can you identify the critter in the enclosed photo -- soldiers in the Solomon Group call it a "coconut kitty," Jul 1, 1944; Memorandum from E.W. Gifford, Museum of Anthropology, University of California, Berkeley, hope you can attend a luncheon at the Faculty Club for Satterthwaite and Lloyd of the University Museum, University of Pennsylvania, Apr 26, 1944; Letter from E.C. Galbreath, received reprints from a friend, thanks for identifying my pelvic fragment as Pleistocene horse, personal news, May 1, 1944; Letter to W.K. Gealey, thoughts on the formation of laminated horizons in the Hormiguero deposit [El Salvador], Jun 14, 1944; Letter from E.C. Galbreath [in its envelope], thank you for a pleasant weekend, Dec 7, 1943; The following six letters are folded within a single envelope: (1) Letter from W.K. Gealey, thoughts on the best way of producing a report on the El Salvador material, send me some of the tuffaceous stuff from El Sisimico for examination under the microscope, tell me what you remember about how the volcanics of Mt. Cacaquatique relate to the surrounding deposits, Aug 24, [1943]; (2) Letter from W.K. Gealey, long discussion on questions of the geology in the Cacaquatique area of El Salvador/Honduras, an oil company might be interested in that area around Carolina, Sep 8, [1943]; (3) Letter from W.K. Gealey, let's tread carefully in our dealings with the oil company, Sep 13, [1943]; (4) Letter from W.K. Gealey, let's use a small oil company if Standard Oil doesn't work out or better yet let's go after the oil ourselves, Sep 18, [1943]; (5) Letter from W.K. Gealey, I am bitter over this deal with Standard Oil ("quite slick on the business end") but I would "appreciate being cut in on 50% of that magnificent 1/2% royalty," Oct 18, 1943; (6) Letter to W.K. Gealey, discussions ongoing with the Standard Oil Company re starting "operations on the prospect" and if an agreement can be made then you and I can work out our shares in the royalty, VanderHoof is starting to work for the Standard Oil Company in Los Angeles, Oct 22, 1943; Postcard from Henry Allen Moe, Secretary General, John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation, New York City, we received your application for a fellowship, Oct 14, 1940; Postcard from William K. Gregory, American Museum of Natural History, New York City, thanks for sending me a copy of your paper on the fossil vertebrates of Knights Ferry, California, Dec 12, 1942; Postcard addressed to H.R. Aldrich, Secretary, The Geological Society of America, New York City, a form [not filled out] to provide basic personal information [name, address, etc.] to the society, [no date]; Postcard from M.F. Howells, Administrative Assistant, The Geological Society of America, New York City, we "acknowledge receipt of financial statement covering expenditure of Project Grant 400-41," Jun 16, 1942; Postcard from W.K. Gregory, thanks for sending me a copy of your paper on the Equidae from the Pliocene of Texas, Jan 20, 1931; Postcard from W.K. Gregory, thanks for sending me a copy of your paper on Methods and procedure in the Valentine Question, Nov 7, 1939; Postcard from W.K. Gregory, thanks for sending me copies of your papers on Cenozoic mammal remains from the San Francisco Bay Region and A Cranium of Pliohippus fossulatus from the Clarendon lower Pliocene fauna of Texas, Nov 7, 1939; Postcard from U.S. Grant, Department of Geology, University of California at Los Angeles, thanks for sending me a copy of your paper on Cenozoic Mammal Remains from the San Francisco Bay Region, Aug 14, 1939; Postcard [unposted] from H.A Moe, thanks for sending "your confidential statement concerning an applicant [C. Stuart Johnston] for a Fellowship of this Foundation," Oct 31, 1938; Postcard from H.G. Schenck, et al., The Geological Society of America, "officers of the Cordilleran Section have decided to cancel the annual spring meeting … in Berkeley … owing to the pressure of war activities," Mar 1, 1943; Postcard from H.R. Aldrich, the 1942 annual meeting of the Geological Society of America to be held in Ottawa has been cancelled, "… from a desire to cooperate with the Federal Government in reducing civilian travel and to encourage full concentration on war effort," Oct 15, 1942; Postcard from T.L. Rodgers and F.A. Pitelka, "Committee appointed to conduct poll" for the Grinnell Naturalists Society, polling members re the question of admitting women as members, Nov 10, 1942; Postcard from Program Committee, Grinnell Naturalists Society, Berkeley, California, notice of monthly meeting, Aug 30, 1942; The following two letters are clipped together: (1) Letter from W.K. Gealey, those bones from the Imperial Valley don't sound like much, Standard Oil may send me to South America as a paleontologist, May 24, [1944]; (2) Letter to W.K. Gealey, I did not get in touch with the Salvadoran government re the oil but instead had Dr. Uren write to the Texas Company, hope to hear whether I got the Guggenheim Fellowship this month, I plan to go to Columbia to look for "evidence on the southward extension of Tertiary mammalian faunas," how is your report on the geology of El Salvador coming?, Feb 29, 1944; Letter from The Geological Society of America, the council announces the death of Edward B. Mathews, Treasurer for GSA for many years, Feb 9, 1944; Letter from E.C. Galbreath, "will be over Saturday without fail," Dec 2, 1943; The following four letters are clipped together: (1) Letter from W.K. Gealey, I suggest we approach the El Salvadoran government first and if they're not interested in the oil then we can approach the Texas Company, Jan 19, [1944]; (2) Letter from Marcus A. Hanna, Gulf Oil Corporation, Houston, Texas, I am forwarding your letter to our "chief geologist in charge of Gulf's work in that part of the country," Nov 15, 1943; (3) Letter from Charles W. Hamilton, Gulf Oil Corporation, New York City, I received your letter and "we have come to regard El Salvador as entirely underlain by volcanics," "there are very few places … in this region where geological conditions are favorable for commercial oil accumulation," Dec 2, 1943; (4) Letter to M.A. Hanna, I led a scientific expedition into El Salvador from Dec 1941 to Jun 1942 and we discovered tar seeping out along an anticlinal structure, would your company be interested?, Nov 11, 1943; Letter [with invoice attached] from J.E. Graf, Associate Director, Smithsonian Institution, United States National Museum, Washington, DC, I am shipping you a package containing three specimens of Parahodomys spelaens, Feb 19, 1943; Letter [with envelope clipped to it] from W.K. Gealey, Standard Oil's treatment of us seems fair enough but work here [looking at forams] is getting very routine, VanderHoof went up to Standard Oil's San Francisco office so he could take care of his mother who had a stroke, Oct 29, 1943; Letter from James Gilluly, United States Department of the Interior, Geological Survey, Washington, DC [mailed from Spokane, Washington], "sorry to have not received your letter about the New York job until today," Sep 24, 1943; The following two letters are clipped together: (1) Letter to W.K. Gealey, Standard Oil Company, Los Angeles, California, observations on the fossil beds near Carolina and the geology of the area, Sep 6, 1943; (2) Letter to W.K. Gealey, Los Angeles, California, hope you get your foreign duty, I've done some work on the ground sloth bones, when your report on the geology is ready send it to me "and I shall try to get the whole report ready as soon as possible," Jun 15, 1943; Letter to W.K. Gealey, Standard Oil Company, Los Angeles, California, general news, May 24, 1943; Letter to Charles W. Gilmore, Curator of Vertebrate Paleontology, United States National Museum, Washington, DC, "the specimens of Parahodomys spelaens arrived safely and are now in Mr. Hoffmeister's hands," Feb 26, 1943; The following two letters are stapled together: (1) Letter to U.S. Grant, I believe that the Regents of the University will talk to Mrs. Dickey about the "complete transfer of the Dickey collection to UCLA," they may also suggest that it be housed in the new museum that will be included in your new Life Science Building, be careful how you word the transfer agreement, Oct 30, 1942; (2) Letter from U.S. Grant, I sent your abstract to Max Krueger who is the program chairman for the American Association of Petroleum Geologists, Oct 26, 1938; Letter to Private Joseph T. Gregory, Army Air Forces, Bolling Field, DC, some museum news, Nov 5, 1942; Note from E.T.G. [Joe Gregory's mother?], Berkeley, California, here is Joseph Gregory's most recent mailing address, [no date]; The following three letters are stapled together: (1) Letter from Morton Green, thoughts re Palaeolagus burkei, Air Corps news, Oct 7, 1942; (2) Letter from M. Green, Air Corps Detachment, Fort Ord, California, while on maneuvers I found a bone which I am sending to you for identification, Sep 22, 1942; (3) Letter to Private M. Green, it may be advisable to recognize Palaeolagus burkei as a new genus, Oct 3, 1942; Letter from J.T. Gregory, comparison of the job/camp in Washington vs. that in Denver, Oct 30, 1942; Letter to J.T. Gregory, Fort Sam Houston, San Antonio, Texas, observations re the Minnechaduza fauna, Oct 3, 1942; Letter from Hilda W. Grinnell, Corresponding Secretary, Cooper Ornithological Club, Berkeley, California, I am mailing out notices re your talk for the Northern Division of the Cooper Club this Thursday, Sep 20, 1942; Letter to U.S. Grant, Van Rossem and I met with Mrs. Dickey and "I believe that she is now ready to make the final transfer of the specimens to UCLA," Aug 8, 1942; Letter from Orr Goodson, Acting Director, Field Museum of Natural History, Chicago, Illinois, we would like to borrow the type specimen of Allocyon loganensis, Jul 2, 1942; Note from C.W. Gilmore, sending you a loan of three specimens of Parahodomys spelaens, Feb 17, 1943; Letter [plus a copy] to J. Gilluly, Department of Geology, University of California at Los Angeles, I plan to come down next week for a look at the Dickey Mammal Collection, Jul 20, 1942; Letter to T.R. Goodwin, Superintendent, Death Valley National Monument, United States Department of the Interior, thanks for the information on "dealing with materials found in 'Mescal Cave' in the Mohave Desert east of Baker, California," Jun 30, 1942; Letter from H.W. Goodwin, Goodwin & Schwinn, Lawyers, Wellington, Kansas, C.B. Bunker will be retiring on half pay but many of us would like to improve his situation -- can you help?, Mar 11, 1942; Letter from William O. Hotchkiss (Chairman), W.W. Rubey, and Chester R. Longwell, The Geological Society of America, New York City, "Resolutions of the Committee on War Effort," adopted at the 54th annual meeting of the society, Boston, Massachusetts, Dec 31, 1941; The following documents are stapled together: (1) Letter from F.L. Geer, Horton, Kansas[?], enclosed is the signed document so that [illegible] can leave the country, Oct 13, 1941; (2) Information Circular [four pages with envelope attached] from H.R. Aldrich, Secretary, The Geological Society of America, "Applications for Grants from the Penrose Fund," May 10, 1941; (3) Letter from Nathan Geer, Effingham, Kansas, we accept your offer to join you in Texas, Nov 18, 1931; The following documents are stapled together: (1) Grant application to The Geological Society of America, New York City, "Application for a Grant from Funds Made Available Through the Penrose Bequest," for a study of the regional geology of El Salvador with special emphasis on paleontology and the relationships of late Cenozoic Panamanian faunas, Sep 8, 1941; (2) Letter to H.R. Aldrich from Charles A. Anderson, Associate Professor of Geology, letter of recommendation for Stirton, Gealey, and the El Salvador project, Sep 8, 1941; (3) Letter to C.E. Weaver, Department of Geology, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington, plans for El Salvador and an appeal for Weaver's support of the project, Sep 8, 1941; (4) Letter from C.E. Weaver [in Eureka, California], I will do everything I can to aid you in securing the Geological Society of America help [grant], Sep 15, 1941; (5) Letter from Norman L. Bowen, Chairman Projects Committee, The Geological Society of America, New York City, your grant application was received but please enlarge upon the relation between your work and that of Howel Williams, Sep 15, 1941; (6) Letter to N.L. Bowen, Department of Geology, University of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois, Howel Williams is aiding us in an advisory capacity and our work on "vulcanology will be limited," Sep 17, 1941; Letter to J. Gilluly, enclosed "find a copy of my proposed project for scientific exploration in El Salvador," I have applied for funding from the Nelson Rockefeller committee -- please endorse my project by writing a letter to Washington, Aug 6, 1941; Note from Tom Groody, hope to "take a crack at" the whale skull in a couple weeks, Dec 4, 1940; Letter to C. Lewis Gazin, United States National Museum, Washington, DC, please make any changes you think necessary in the proof of my hyaena paper for the Journal of Mammalogy, Nov 1, 1940; The following two letters are stapled together: (1) Letter to Major E.A. Goldman, United States National Museum, Washington, DC, "I have applied for a Guggenheim fellowship to return to El Salvador" and I would appreciate your writing a letter of support on my behalf, Oct 23, 1940; (2) Letter from E.A. Goldman, Senior Biologist, Division of Wildlife Research, Fish and Wildlife Service, United States Department of the Interior, Washington, DC, a copy of my letter of support is enclosed [not attached], Oct 30, 1940; Letter to J.T. Gregory, Texas Bureau of Economic Geology, Austin, Texas, "your paper 'Pliocene Equidae of the Texas Gulf Coastal Plain' sounds interesting" and some thoughts on horses, Dec 20, 1940; Letter from C.L. Gazin, the page proofs have already gone to the printers so we can't make any changes to your hyaena paper [see Stirton's Nov 1, 1940 letter above], Nov 5, 1940; Letter to C.L. Gazin, "thanks for your prompt action on the Aeluraena paper," Nov 12, 1940; The following two letters are stapled together: (1) Letter from J.T. Gregory, would you send me some measurements of Merychippus teeth, Sep 9, 1940; (2) Letter to J.T. Gregory, some comments re Mylagaulodon vs. Mylagaulus, the Merychippus teeth measurements, Sep 14, 1940; Letter to W.K. Gregory, American Museum of Natural History, New York City, thoughts on rodent cusp homologies, Aug 13, 1940; Letter to J.T. Gregory, museum and personal news, Jul 26, 1940; The following three letters are stapled together: (1) Letter from J.T. Gregory, American Museum of Natural History, New York City, Frick was right re his orientation of the skull of Hayoceros, highlights from the vertebrate paleontologists meeting in New York, can you have someone make the enclosed corrections to my manuscript, Jan 16, 1939; (2) Letter from J.T. Gregory, finishing up a paper on Mylagaulus and have started studying the true cats, some thoughts on rodent teeth homologies, I would like to go over my manuscript soon if Mrs. Wolley has finished it, could you make some lantern slides for me to use at the Paleo society meeting, Nov 8, 1938; (3) Letter to J.T. Gregory, thanks for the "Steneofiber" information, "I am concerned with your comments on Pediohippus," if you get a chance look at the original of Frick's Hayoceros -- I think he has the specimen wrongly oriented, Dec 13, 1938; Letter to Vincent P. Gianella, Department of Geology, University of Nevada, Reno, Nevada, I am preparing a paper on the Tertiary faunas of Nevada and "I now know definitely that several ages may be represented in those different basins of deposition," Jul 6, 1939; Letter to V.A. Grodsky, Publications Distribution, Carnegie Institution of Washington, Washington, DC, "we would be very happy to receive the checked listed publications" [no attachment], Jun 14, 1939; Letter from C.L. Gazin [sent from Price, Utah], I can't get you the material [horse teeth] you asked for until September but you may be able to get better specimens from Dr. Stock who has made collections in the region mentioned, Jun 25, 1939; Letter to C.L. Gazin, I can wait until you return to Washington in September for those horse teeth, Jul 6, 1939; Letter from V.P. Gianella, "there has been considerable confusion" re the determining the ages of and correlating different deposits in Nevada and "an accurate dating would be very helpful in our work," May 3, 1939; Letter from C.L. Gazin, you are probably dealing with specimens collected by George Sternberg on his own in 1929, Mar 15, 1939; Letter to C.L. Gazin, do you have locality information for the following specimens with these field numbers -- I believe we received these skeletons from the National Museum in an exchange, Mar 6, 1939; The following two letters are stapled together: (1) Letter from J.T. Gregory, AMNH news, personal news, summer field plans, Apr 12, 1939; (2) Letter to J.T. Gregory, I assume that your preliminary description of two new camel species has been accepted for publication by the Journal of Mammalogy, thanks for the Hayoceros information, hope you can get out here because there are parts of your manuscript that I want to go over with you, spent six weeks in Nevada "primarily concerned with the locations of old localities which Miss Alexander had found years ago," Jun 1, 1939; Letter to Joseph Grinnell, Berkeley, California, I am applying for a National Research Fellowship -- would you write me a letter of recommendation?, Jan 16, 1939; Letter from H.W. Goodwin, I received your letter re Mr. Bunker and his situation, if you know of other former students of Bunker's who would like to write letters on his behalf please have them write to me, Dec 6, 1938; The following three letters are stapled together: (1) Letter from J.T. Gregory, observations on "Steneofiber" eseri, Aelurodon hyaenoides, and a Capromeryx mexicans type horn core seen at the Museum of Comparative Zoology, I have a lectureship at Columbia for the spring semester, Dec 5, 1938; (2) Letter from J.T. Gregory, I am settling in at AMNH, should I get out a preliminary description of of Pliauchenia before the rest of the Big Spring Canyon paper appears?, accomplishments at various museums I visited on my way east to New York, Oct 5, 1938; (3) Letter to J.T. Gregory, Maxson and Mint Canyon, most people agree that the unconformity between the Modelo and Mint Canyon does not represent an extensive hiatus ion time, I think it advisable to get out your information on the camels, your manuscript has been finished and your lantern slides are being made now, Nov 16, 1938; Letter to H.W. Goodwin, letter of support for C.D. Bunker at the University of Kansas, Nov 29, 1938; Letter to H.W. Goodwin from E. Raymond Hall, Acting Director, I am concerned that C.D. Bunker "receive more nearly adequate recognition for his services" [change of title to Curator "accompanied by some increase in salary"], Nov 22, 1938; Letter from H.W. Goodwin, if you believe as I do that C.D. Bunker is deserving of the title Curator then please write me a letter of support -- I plan to personally present this matter to the Board of Regents, Nov 17, 1938; Letter to Jack Graham, Nebraska State Museum, Lincoln, Nebraska, instructions and advice re applying for a teaching fellowship in the Department of Geology at Berkeley, Jan 14, 1938; Letter from J. Graham, I hope to find an assistantship at a school where I can get advanced training both in paleontology and geology, can you refer me to the proper person in the geology department to whom I should apply for information regarding this subject, Jan 8, 1938; The following two letters are stapled together: (1) Letter to Walter Granger, American Museum of Natural History, New York City, thanks for the revised locations for the Eocene horses which you were kind enough to send me, Nov 30, 1937; (2) Letter from W. Granger [with attachment], "I have written in Horizon names on the enclosed list of Eocene horses," Nov 5, 1937; Letter from C.L. Gazin, we would be pleased to have you illustrate the Calippus genotype, Nov 26, 1937; Letter to C.L. Gazin, may I have permission to use an illustration of your Calippus genotype in my paper on the phylogeny of the horses?, Nov 16, 1937; Letter to C.L. Gazin, I enclose a recent paper by Grayson Meade on the Tertiary Geology of Nebraska and I think you should write an abstract for "this deserving paper" for the Journal of Mammalogy among others, Oct 12, 1937; The following two letters are stapled together: (1) Letter to W. Granger, "in writing up a short paper on 'The Phylogeny of the Horses,' I have been somewhat at a loss to allocate the species of Eohippus and Orohippus with the formations or faunas listed by Simpson (1933)," would you be kind enough "to jot in the proper names opposite the species" on the enclosed list [attached]?, Sep 7, 1937; (2) Letter from Edwin H. Colbert, American Museum of Natural History, New York City, Dr. Granger is away for a month -- "I think he should be the one to designate the correct names for the horses that you have listed," Sep 13, 1937; The following two letters are stapled together: (1) Letter from W. Granger, we are producing a price list of casts for sale or exchange with other institutions and would like to add casts of a UCMP Desmostylus tooth to our list, Jul 16, 1934; (2) Letter to W. Granger, more information on the Desmostylus tooth, you "have our permission to dispose of the casts as you choose," Jul 25, 1934; Letter from Herman Gunter, Geologist, Florida Geological Survey, Tallahassee, Florida, I would like to get together the specimens you have listed but "we have been terribly handicapped from the point of assistance" so it is impossible at this time, Aug 4, 1937; The following two letters are stapled together: (1) Letter to Allan Graham, Valentine, Nebraska, sorry to hear that you lost your job at the game preserve, there are no preparator openings here (we have 15 WPA preparators), Jul 7, 1937; (2) Letter from A. Graham, I lost my job at the game preserve, any chance of employment with you?, May 25, 1937; Letter to H. Gunter, I would like to compare my fossil vertebrates from the Navasota fauna of southern Texas to your closely related Florida faunas [list attached], could I arrange for a loan of your types?, Jul 2, 1937; Letter from Raymond M. Gilmore, Fundação Rockefeller, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, sorry I can't help you with the missing book [book loan slip attached], I've been collecting live animals in the highland of Brazil near the Paraguayan border, Jun 27, 1937; Letter to E.A. Goldman, Bureau of Biological Survey, Department of Agriculture, Washington, DC, I would like to recommend W.B. Davis for the position involving "systematic work in mammalogy" if their is still a possibility of an opening, Jun 11, 1937; Letter from J.W. Gilmore, Professor of Agronomy, College of Agriculture, University of California Davis, I have no idea where your missing book may be, Apr 10, 1937; Letter from Helen Galassie, Accounting Department, George Banta Publishing Company, payment for the Journal of Paleontology reprints is past due [cancelled check attached], Feb 24, 1937; Letter to R. Gilmore, you may have taken out a book from the library in 1933 on the miscellaneous papers of Claude Fauchet -- do you know where it might be?, Apr 5, 1937; Letter to J.W. Gilmore, Davis, California, your son took out a book from the library four years ago and the library wants it back -- I thought you might be able to help me locate it, Apr 5, 1937; Letter to C.W. Gilmore, I would like to take up the matter of exchange, we have casts of many mammal types and Rancho La Brea material, Feb 4, 1937; The following two letters are stapled together: (1) Letter from C.W. Gilmore to Charles L. Camp, University of California Berkeley, we can offer duplicate specimens of Plesippus shoshonensis in an exchange, Jan 28, 1937; (2) Letter from C.W. Gilmore to C.L. Camp, I would like copies of Hay's paper on Desmostylus, the Mesohippus specimens have not yet been prepared so we can't use them in an exchange, Dec 28, 1932 [sic]; The following two letters are stapled together: (1) Letter from C.L. Gazin, thanks for the casts that you sent, Oct 9, 1936; (2) Letter to C.L. Gazin, I am returning the Miohippus material that Miss Smith borrowed about two years ago, Oct 15, 1936; Letter from J.P. Gill, Assistant, Department of Geology, Stanford University, California, we have no further information on the tooth of Pliohippus, May 4, 1936; Letter from Leon Austin, Gammel's, Inc. (Publishers and Booksellers), Austin, Texas, we have most of the topographic sheets for different counties of Texas and some University of Texas Bulletins -- just send us a list of what you want, Apr 27, 1935; The following two letters are stapled together: (1) Letter from Ted Galusha, Hay Springs, Nebraska, I was surprised to hear that there was an advanced form of Merychippus in the material I sent you [for an exchange], if you don't want to make the exchange "I shall continue my practice of selling that type of material to private collectors," Feb 21, 1935; (2) Letter from T. Galusha, your exchange offer is satisfactory, "I will send a number of specimens with the shipment for determination," Jan 31, 1935; The following two letters are stapled together: (1) Letter from C.L. Gazin, I have been collecting in the Hagerman Lake beds of Idaho, Aug 2, 1934; (2) Letter to C.L. Gazin, "my party of five men were in northern Nebraska and South Dakota" and "we found a nice fauna from the Upper Rosebud," Aug 7, 1934; Letter to C.L. Gazin, some questions re Gidley and the San Pedro Valley fauna (Nanippus phlaegon and Equus specifically), Feb 2, 1935; Letter from C.L. Gazin, information on the San Pedro valley material and a list of the Hagerman mammalian fauna cited in print so far, Feb 12, 1935; The following two letters are stapled together: (1) Letter from W. Granger, we are now making the casts of Pliocyon gidleyi and Pliocyon medius type skulls that we promised you in exchange for the Synthetoceras skull cast, Aug 23, 1934; (2) Letter to W. Granger, I have sent your AMNH beaver types to Washington with C.L. Gazin -- they can be picked up by the next reliable person going to New York, I am holding on to the Eucastor material for now, Aug 31, 1934; Letter from T. Galusha, I hope you will find it convenient to come up here for a few days because I have a lot of new material for you to see, Jun 9, 1934; Letter from T. Galusha, I have been collecting camel, horse, and rhinoceros, I would be happy to collect Sheep Creek fauna for you, I have many quarries and outcrops to show you, Apr 18, 1934; Letter from T. Galusha, collecting update, Jul 21, 1934; Letter from W. Granger, we may be able to get a cast of Dinocyon gidleyi made in exchange for one of Pliohippus interpolatus, Jul 15, 1931; Letter from W. Granger, [handwritten note difficult to read], Mar 14, 1931; Letter from C.W. Gilmore, let me know if you plan to continue work in the Pliocene of Hemphill County, Texas -- if not, the National Museum would like "to secure a representative collection from this phase of the Pliocene," Feb 6, 1931; Note to W.K. Gregory, thanks for the publications you sent me, Feb 24, 1931; Note to C.W. Gilmore, we do plan to continue collecting in Texas but "we have duplicate material of most of the species and should be glad to exchange for some of your late Pliocene fauna from Idaho," Feb 12, 1931; Letter from Harold Gaines, Paso Robles, California, found a skull and piece of vertebra that I am willing to send you for identification, Dec 22, 1930; Letter [and nine photographs, prints measure 3.5 x 2.5 inches, each dated Mar 30, 1930] from L.S. Gnares[?], San Luis Obispo, California, I enclose a packet of snapshots of "the fossilized remain of some gigantic creature, but so gigantic as to outmeasure anything of which I have ever read," Jul 10, 1930; Letter [plus, enclosed in a folded sheet of paper, two rubbings of animals from the vase] from J.E. Graham, San Francisco, California, can you refer me to an authority on ancient pottery so I can learn more about a family vase, Jun 3, 1930; Letter from J.E. Graham, I work downtown and it is difficult to get over there until late afternoon -- can you recommend anyone on this side of the Bay who can help me with my vase?, Aug 25, 1930; The following five letters are stapled together: (1) Note to Joseph Grinnell, Museum of Vertebrate Zoology, University of California Berkeley, if you have duplicates of back numbers of your many publications on California animals our museum would like a complete set, Jul 1, 1929; (2) Letter from J. Grinnell, I have put your name on our permanent mailing list, our stock of duplicates is reduced but if you can be more specific about the type of papers you want we can pick them out for you, Jul 5, 1929; (3) Letter from J. Grinnell, thanks for the gift of the four prairie hens, et al., May 23, 1929; (4) Letter from J. Grinnell, thanks for the gift of 49 mammals and 19 birds that you collected in Hemphill County, Texas, Mar 21, 1929; (5) Letter to J. Grinnell, we would like to present you with this collection of bird and mammal specimens that our field party collected in Hemphill County, Texas, Mar 18, 1929; The following letter and notes are clipped together: (1) Letter from J. Grinnell to W.D. Matthew, For your information I heard about two possible fossil localities -- one near Flanagan in Lassen County and one on the Susan River west of Susanville, Jun 11, 1929; (2) Card with note of Grinnells' two possible fossil localities [see above], [no date]; (3) Note by Stirton of a fossil locality near Stockton, Jul 10, 1930; (4) Note by Stirton of fossil pinniped at Carmel, California, Jul 1, 1929; (5) Note by Stirton of mammal fossils found in a boulder on the Middle Fork of the Feather River, Aug 1, 1929; Letter from J. Grinnell [to Stirton in Canadian, Texas], we are sending you collecting supplies in case you have time to collect recent birds and mammals, Feb 4, 1929; Letter from J. Grinnell to W.D. Matthew, we acknowledge the gift of 61 specimens collected in Nevada by Stirton, Jul 12, 1928; Letter to J. Grinnell, I turn over the collection of recent mammals obtained in Nevada compliments of the Department of Paleontology, Jun 25, 1928; Letter from E.W. Gifford, Curator, Museum of Anthropology, University of California, San Francisco, I am sending you a specimen found by a San Francisco resident that was left at our museum, May 31, 1928; Letter from J. Grinnell, your application for a teaching fellowship has been received, Nov 15, 1926.

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[Folder 1: Stirton "A" Correspondence, abstracts, 1926-1945],
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[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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