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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 23: Stirton "L" Correspondence, 1926-1942Add to your cart.
Letter to Richard S. Lull, Peabody Museum, Yale University, New Haven, Connecticut, thanks for getting me the galley proof of my palaeomerycid paper so promptly, I have made some corrections, Jun 29, 1944; Postcard from K.B. Krauskopf, Secretary-Treasurer for The LeConte Geological Club, Geology Department, Stanford University, California, announcement of a meeting at which Stirton will give an address on El Salvador and Camp will present a paper on an ancestral lizard from the lower Triassic of Africa, Oct 31, 1942; Letter from Charles B. Lipman, Dean of the Graduate Division, University of California, Berkeley, congratulations on earning your Ph.D., Jun 10, 1940; Letter to Dorothy Lull, Editorial Secretary, American Journal of Science, New Haven, Connecticut, enclosed are three sentences that I'd like tacked on to the addendum in my paper, Mar 29, 1939; Letter from D. Lull, please return the galley proof of your paper "Methods and Procedures in the Valentine Question" which will be published in the May American Journal of Science, Mar 21, 1939; Letter to H.O. Lewis, Wichman, Nevada, thanks for the hospitality you showed us while at your ranch, Jun 1, 1939; Letter to A.L. Lugn, Professor of Geology, University of Nebraska, Lincoln, Nebraska, once my paper on the fossil mammals of the San Francisco Bay region comes out I will send you the publications you requested, Apr 14, 1939; Letter from R.S. Lull, your paper on "Methods and Procedures in the Valentine Question" has been accepted for publication in the American Journal of Science, Jan 23, 1939; The following four letters are stapled together: (1) Letter to R.S. Lull, it's okay to eliminate the sentences you indicated, enclosed find a revised copy of my paper for your consideration, congratulations on bringing M.K. Elias to Yale, Jan 17, 1939; (2) Letter from R.S. Lull, to avoid further trouble and controversy I would like to suggest the removal of some sentences and the rewording of your original title "Ethics and Competency in the Valentine Question," Jan 13, 1939; (3) Letter to R.S. Lull, in accordance with your letter of Dec 19 I am returning my paper "Ethics and Competency in the Valentine Question," Jan 4, 1939; (4) Letter from R.S. Lull, in view of what Charles Camp wrote in his letter, we ask you to return your paper for reconsideration, if accepted we would like to allow Dr. Lugn to provide a rebuttal as we wish to avoid controversy, Dec 19, 1938; Postcard from D. Lull, your paper "Ethics and Competency in the Valentine Question" has been received, Nov 25, 1938; Statement from A.L. Lugn, Lugn's views on the Valentine issue with some comments that can be seen as insulting to Stirton, Sep 15, 1938; Letter to H.H. Lane, Department of Zoology, University of Kansas, Lawrence, Kansas, I'd like permission to illustrate teeth that Hibbard had sent for identification from his Upper Pliocene Meade fauna and from which I had casts made, Nov 16, 1937; The following documents are stapled together: (1) Letter [with list of types attached] to R.S. Lull, I enclose a list of types for which we would like casts, Feb 5, 1937; (2) Letter [with list of types attached] to Malcolm R. Thorpe, Peabody Museum, Yale University, New Haven, Connecticut, suggestions for an exchange of casts of type specimens, Jan 16, 1936; Letter [with fossil collecting permit signed by Lugn attached] from A.L. Lugn, three-page letter attempting to convince Stirton that he [Lugn] had nothing to do with the Nebraska law being passed that put restrictions on fossil collecting by researchers from out-of-state, assures Stirton that he can collect in Nebraska, promotes good will and cooperation, Jun 9, 1936; Letter to H.H. Lane, "please outline my qualifications as you know them for directorship of the Colorado Museum of Natural History at Denver, Colorado," Dec 5, 1935; Letter from J.S. Longwell, Chief Engineer and General Manager, East Bay Municipal Utility District, Oakland, California, enclosed are permits authorizing you (and Mr. Terra and Mr. Craig) to work on District property currently leased to Mr. P. Bruno for agricultural and grazing purposes, Aug 20, 1935; The following three documents are clipped together: (1) Postcard from R.S. Lull, your paper on "Succession of North American Continental Pliocene Mammalian Faunas" has been received by the American Journal of Science, Sep 30, 1935; (2) Letter from R.S. Lull, editorial comments on "Succession of North American Continental Pliocene Mammalian Faunas," the paper is overlong and may be better suited for the Geological Society of America Bulletin, Oct 18, 1935; (3) Letter to R.S. Lull, I shall take your advice and present the paper to the Geological Society of America at the meetings in New York, please send back the paper as I must make additions and I am interested in seeing the editorial suggestions, Oct 28, 1935; Postcard from George R. La Rue, Secretary, American Association for the Advancement of Science, schedule indicating "the position of your paper(s) on the program," Nov 27, 1935; Letter from A.L. Lugn, thanks for the separates that you sent me, field news, Mar 4, 1935; Postcard from A.L. Lugn, thanks for the reprint of your paper "Succession of North American Continental Pliocene Mammalian Faunas," Dec 1, 193[?]; Postcard from A.L. Lugn, requesting a reprint of your paper "Miocene and Pliocene Mammalian Faunas near Valentine, Nebraska," Feb 20, 1935; Letter from R.S. Lull, we are interested in, the papers by McGrew and yourself but cannot promise publication until we have seen them, "we were appalled by the length of the suggested articles and the number of illustrations included" so we may have to ask for monetary aid, Dec 14, 1934; Letter from George D. Louderback, Department of Geological Sciences, University of California Berkeley, I am sending you a map showing the localities of these five vertebrate specimens, three of which were found in or near "the east portal of the Claremont Tunnel," Dec 6, 1934; Letter from D. Lull, please send another copy of the illustration that I did not return for revision -- "it seems to have been put away very safely," Nov 2, 1934; Letter from D. Lull, I've received the illustration that you were kind enough to redraft, you'll have the galley proof of your paper soon, Nov 20, 1934; Letter from R.S. Lull, your illustration called "Map of Valentine Region, Cherry County, Showing Fossil Localities" will not reduce well for the final page size -- "would it be possible to have it about half the size it is now?," Oct 11, 1934; Letter from R.S. Lull, we received your additions and will amend your paper "Miocene and Pliocene Mammalian Faunas near Valentine, Nebraska," Oct 2, 1934; Letter from R.S. Lull, your manuscript "Miocene and Pliocene Mammalian Faunas near Valentine, Nebraska" has been received and accepted for publication, Sep 5, 1934; Postcard from R.S. Lull, your paper "A Preliminary Notice on the Miocene and Pliocene Mammalian Faunas near Valentine, Nebraska" has been received and will be given early consideration, Aug 31, 1934; Letter from J.S. Longwell, I am forwarding to you a permit "which will give you access to the properties of the East Bay Municipal Utility District for the purpose of geological study," Sep 1, 1934; Letter to R.S. Lull, I'm sending you "A Preliminary Notice on the Miocene and Pliocene Mammalian Faunas near Valentine, Nebraska" for publication in the American Journal of Science, Aug 25, 1934; Letter from H.H. Lane, Mrs. H.T. Martin wishes to sell the Bison latifrons skull from Comanche County, Kansas, that currently hangs in this museum -- would your museum want it and if so how much would you be willing to pay for it?, Mar 2, 1931; Letter to Oscar M. Longnecker, Jr., Rio Bravo Oil Company, Houston, Texas, thanks for the information on the Hemphill fossil localities, Feb 24, 1931; Letter to O. Longnecker, we are planning a report on the mammalian remains from the Hemphill -- "may we have permission to publish your map of the county in connection with the faunal report?," Jan 12, 1931; Letter from O. Longnecker, you have permission to publish the map, however, accurate locations of the fossil localities will require some time to look up, Jan 22, 1931; Letter from C.B. Lipman, "in connection with your application for admission to candidacy for the master's degree, it is necessary that I review your record at the University of Kansas," Sep 25, 1930; Letter from C.B. Lipman, you did not pass the qualifying exams for admission to candidacy for the Ph.D. degree, Apr 10, 1930; The following two letters are stapled together: (1) Letter to O. Longnecker, "am sending the maps which you asked for," Mar 24, 1930; (2) Letter from O. Longnecker, we greatly admired the map that Dr. Matthew sent me showing "Reed's and my drainage and areal map of Hemphill County, Texas" and would like to ask you to send us six copies at our expense, Mar 15, 1930; Notice from C.B. Lipman, "a committee was appointed to conduct Qualifying Examinations to test the eligibility for admission to candidacy for the Ph.D. degree," the committee consists of Professors Matthew, Camp, Daniel, Grinnell, Thompson, Clark, Jul 9, 1929; Letter to H.H. Lane, thanks for the two publications you sent me, Apr 22, 1928; Letter to Jannette M. Lucas, American Museum of Natural History, New York City, I would like a copy of Osborn's memoir "The Equidae of the Oligocene, Miocene and Pliocene of North America," volume two, part one, I'd like a list of your museum's publications and their prices, Mar 28, 1928; Letter [with three-page description "Hipparion and Pliohippus from the Oakland Tunnel" by W.D. Matthew attached] from G.D. Louderback, "the bones which I gave you the other day came from the Claremont Tunnel of the East Bay Municipal Utility District from the Orindan [sic] Formation, about 6300 feet from the East Portal of the Tunnel," UC locality V2837, Mar 10, 1928; Letter from G.R. La Rue, Director, University of Michigan Biological Station, Ann Arbor, Michigan, to Stirton in El Salvador, wondering if you might finish your work in El Salvador early so that you can "serve as our assistant at the Biological Station again this summer," Apr 14, 1927; Letter from G.R. La Rue, Department of Zoology, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan, I doubt that there will be an opening in our department for a teaching assistant, so I am looking to see if their might be an opening with Mr. Dice at the University Museum, Apr 9, 1927; Letter from H.H. Lane to Donald R. Dickey, Pasadena, California, I have an assistant-instructor leaving at the end of the year and if the University budget allows, I would give Stirton the job, Mar 22, 1927; Newsletter from G.R. La Rue, Director, University of Michigan Biological Station, station news, Dec 6, 1926; Directory for the University of Michigan Biological Station, compiled Dec 1, 1926; Letter from G.R. La Rue, Department of Zoology, University of Michigan, "I am very happy to write to Dr. Grinnell on your behalf and I hope you will receive the appointment," we received the two boxes containing skulls and skins, Nov 22, 1926; Wedding invitation [in its envelope] announcing the marriage of Geraldine Lee to Robert Warren Wilson in Boulder, Colorado, Mar 25, 1941; Letter from L.E. Reukema, Secretary, Sigma Xi, California Chapter, you were elected to full membership in the California Chapter of Sigma Xi, ~Mar 29, 1940; Invoice from the Piedmont Lumber & Mill Co., Oakland, California, lumber order to be delivered to the Hearst Mining Building, Sep 18, 1941; Brochure [in Spanish] about the Brillante headlamp, Brilliant Search Light Mfg. Co., Chicago, Illinois, [no date]; "Police Certificates" [two copies] stating that you have no outstanding warrants for your arrest and no criminal record, [no date]; Letter to Mary Larsen, Department of Zoology, University of Kansas, Lawrence, Kansas, re obtaining recommendations from you and others at the University as well as my academic transcript to include with my application for an entomologist position with the Army, Apr 3, 1943; List of skull measurements to be taken [unclear what the context is], [no date].

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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