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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.

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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 24: Stirton "M" Correspondence, 1927-1945Add to your cart.
The following two letters are clipped together: (1) Letter to Grayson E. Meade, Texas Technological College, Lubbock, Texas, I was glad to receive your paper on Capromeryx, observations on the generic affinities of Capromeryx and antilocaprids in general, Apr 12, 1943; (2) Letter from G. Meade, thanks for your criticism of my Capromeryx paper, more thoughts re Capromeryx, Jun 28, 1943; Letter from E.W. Gifford to J. Alden Mason, University Museum, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, "the opportunity to make the trip down to the site came unexpectedly," Charles Camp and Stirton "will have immediate charge of the paleontological matters at the site," Mar 31, 1944; Letter to The Macmillan Publishing Co., New York City, I would like a sample copy of H.W. Schimer's book "An Introduction to the Study of Fossils" -- I am considering using it as a text for my summer session Paleontology I class, Apr 26, 1944; Letter to The Macmillan Publishing Co., thank you for sending the copy of Schimer's text, May 16, 1944; Letter [clipped to its envelope] from Lt. Joe T. Marshall, Jr., O'Riley General Hospital [convalescing], Springfield, Missouri, reminiscences of El Salvador, Apr 12, 1944; Letter to W.D. Matthew, Department of Paleontology, University of California, Berkeley, here is a "statement of my training and experience in Vertebrate Zoology," includes time in the Department of Birds and Mammals at the University of Kansas Museum of Natural History and mammal collecting for Dickey in El Salvador, Sep 30, 1927; Receipt [lower half of a bill], "make remittance payable to 'American Society of Mammalogists,'" [no date]; Card from Henry Allen Moe, Secretary General, John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation, New York City, thanks for your confidential statement concerning Ruben Stirton, [no date]; Postcard from H.A. Moe, your communication was received, Dec 20, 1943; Card [in its envelope] from H.A. Moe, your application for a fellowship was received, Nov 10, 1943; Postcard from R. [illegible], Dublin, Ireland, thanks for sending me the reprint on a new genus of Soricidae, Sep 18, 1930; Postcard from S.G. Bergquist, Head, Department of Geology and Geography, Michigan State College, East Lansing, Michigan, please send us a reprint of your paper "Methods and Procedures in the Valentine Question," Jun 7, 1939; Postcard from Si Muller, Stanford University, Palo Alto, California, the new horse I spoke to you about is Equus khomenkoi Brauner, Apr 12, 1937; Postcard from J.T. Marshall, Arch Cape, Oregon, expected ammunition expenses, May 18, 1941; Postcard from Loye Miller, Los Angeles, California, "I will do anything in my power to aid in your effort," Oct 18, 1940; Postcard from Raymond C. Moore, Department of Geology, University of Kansas, Lawrence, Kansas, thanks for your paper "Succession of North American Continental Pliocene Mammalian Faunas," Oct 21, 1936; Postcard from L. Miller, please tell me again what the number for the type of Pliolunda diegense (an extinct puffin) from the San Diego Pliocene is, Nov 1, 1937; Postcard from R.C. Moore, thanks for sending copies of your papers "Significance of Tertiary Mammalian Faunas in Holarctic Correlation with Especial Reference to the Pliocene in California" and "Notes on Some Late Tertiary and Pleistocene Antilocaprids," Apr 6, 1939; Card [clipped to its envelope] with print reading "Comm. Prof. Luigi Meschinelli," also a greeting in Italian, Sep 25, 1929; Letter from Alden H. Miller, Museum of Vertebrate Zoology, University of California, Berkeley, trying to reconcile expenses and insurance for the Colombia trip, "the shipment of specimens which I packed in Bogota has arrived in San Francisco," May 4, 1945; Letter [clipped to a brochure about the Foundation and its 1943 Memorial Fellows, a four-page application form, and a document entitled "Concerning Applications"] from Henry Allen Moe, Secretary General, John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation, New York City, enclosed are the application forms for a fellowship, Nov 2, 1943; Letter to General Andres Ignacio Menendez, President, Republic of El Salvador, San Salvador, Central America, an update on the research activities and publications stemming from the Nov 1941 to Jun 1942 El Salvador expedition, May 12, 1944; Letter from J. Hillis Miller, Associate Commissioner, The University of the State of New York, Albany, New York, Carl E. Guthe, Director of the University Museums, University of Michigan, has been named Director of the New York State Museum, Dec 20, 1943; Letter from John Moore, San Salvador, El Salvador, to Van Rossem, please bring me more guns and ammunition, Jan 6, 1928; Letter from W.D. Matthew "per K.L.M.," before dipping into rodents check with Miss Sanford who has chosen fossil rodents as her special field of study, [no date]; Letter from Milton, U.S. Army Ski Cantonment, Camp Hale, Colorado, life as a ski supervisor, Feb 20, [1943?]; Letter from Milton, Camp Pickett, Virginia, more "life in the Army" news, Mar 15, [1943?]; The following two letters are clipped together: (1) Letter from Joe T. Marshall, Santa Ana Army Base, Santa Ana, California, personal news, Sep 26, 1943; (2) Letter from J. Marshall, Army Specialized Training Unit, Oregon State College, Corvallis, Oregon, more news of Army life, May 20, 1943; Letter [with three-page bibliography attached] to J.H. Miller, re the directorship position of the New York State Museum I am submitting a brief biography and bibliography, Aug 26, 1943; Letter from J.H. Miller, your name has been suggested as a possible candidate for Director of the New York State Museum, Aug 19, 1943; Letter from J.T. Marshall, fond memories of El Salvador, Feb 15, [1943?]; Letter to J.T. Marshall, thoughts on the armed services, [Marshall did the bird collecting on the El Salvador expedition], May 24, 1943; Letter to J.T. Marshall, whereabouts of Joe, refunds on our tickets from Puerto Barrios to New Orleans, May 17, 1943; Letter from A.H. Miller to whom it may concern, letter of recommendation praising Stirton's ability as a leader of a field expedition, Apr 6, 1943; Letter from Milton, Army news, Oct 11, [1943?]; Letter from Milton, Tacoma, Washington, more adventures in the Army, Sep 13, [1943?]; Letter from Joe, Fort Sam Houston, San Antonio, Texas, Army news, comparison of teeth of Calippus, Nanippus, Neohipparion, and Hipparion, Aug 10, 1942; Bulletin, "Museum Notes" of the Museum of Northern Arizona, seven pages on the conifers of northern Arizona, Jul 1933; Brochure from The Macmillan Company, New York City, for their book "Fading Trails" on endangered species, published in 1942; Letter from Mary Larson, Department of Zoology, University of Kansas, Lawrence, Kansas, museum news, Mar 23, 1943; Letter from M. Larson, problems with getting you your transcript, "Fri. eve." [no date]; The following documents are stapled together: (1) Letter from Loye Miller, Los Angeles, California, would you please look at the tray of birds from Samwel [sic] Cave and see if I erred re the Mountain Quail, Mar 25, 1943; (2) Letter to L. Miller, I have checked the bird specimens from Samwell Cave, Apr 1, 1943; (3) Postcard from L. Miller, thanks for checking the Samwel [sic] Cave material, Apr 8/1943; Letter to J.T. Marshall, Presidio of Monterey, California, enjoyed your article in the Condor on Salvador birds, I have Davis's truck in my garage, Feb 26, 1943; Letter to W.P. Matthews, Hayward, California, I'd like to know about the "possibility of turning" the Hayward lot belonging to my Central American friend, Dec 8, 1942; Letter from A.H. Miller to Stirton in El Salvador, re a shipment from El Salvador that had not yet arrived, Apr 30, 1942; Letter to A. Celeste Meardi, San Miguel, El Salvador, our expedition is safely home as are the collections, thanks for your hospitality, Jul 22, 1942; Letter to L.H. Miller, awaiting the ship with our specimens, some El Salvador adventures, Jun 15, 1942; Letter to L.H. Miller, "we will soon be on our way back to El Salvador," Oct 31, 1941; Letter to Brigadier General Sherman Miles, Assistant Chief of Staff (Military Intelligence), Washington, DC, our expedition to El Salvador would like to obtain copies of seven military intelligence maps covering the El Salvador-Nicaragua-Guatemala region, Oct 31, 1941; Letter to A.H. Miller, the itinerary and personnel for the El Salvador expedition, Oct 14, 1941; Letter from "Ike" [Grayson E. Meade, Vertebrate Paleontology, Texas Technological College, Lubbock, Texas], "I certainly envy you your trip to Salvador," "we were all certainly pleased when Joe [Gregory] got the position at Michigan," found a promising quarry in the Blanco southeast of Lubbock, Oct 14, 1941; Letter from "Padre" [Loye Miller], University of California at Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, the collections should go to MVZ, "bear down on the skeletal stuff particularly," Mar 27, 1941; Letter from "El Doctor" [Loye Miller], returning the type specimen of Coragyps shastensis, please send me Gymnogyps amplus, Feb 12, 1941; Letter from L.H. Miller, "I shall be glad to consider with you your personal problem for I have a strong personal interest in Stirt," Feb 24, 1941; Letter from Henry Allen Moe, John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation, New York City, the Committee of Selection has not awarded you a fellowship, Mar 9, 1941; Letter from H.C. Markham, Curator of Geology, The Colorado Museum of Natural History, Denver, Colorado, we are sending you the two sciurid specimens, Dec 2, 1940; The following two letters are stapled together: (1) Letter from A.H. Miller to Edward R. Warren, Colorado Springs, Colorado, we are sending you the requested material on pikas from the Journal of the Bombay Natural History Society, we are letting Stirton know of your interest in his copy of the Frick paper, Nov 15, 1940; (2) Letter from E.R. Warren to A.H. Miller, obtaining copies of papers in the Journal of the Bombay Natural History Society from you will save me time, would like to borrow Stirton's copy of the Frick paper, Nov 12, 1940; Letter from E.A. Goldman, Senior Biologist, Section of Wildlife Surveys, Division of Wildlife Research, Fish and Wildlife Service, United States Department of the Interior, Washington, DC, to H.A. Moe, John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation, New York City, letter of recommendation re Stirton's application for a fellowship, Oct 30, 1940; Letter to L.H. Miller, asks for Miller's support in getting the Guggenheim fellowship, Oct 9, 1940; Letter from James F. Moore, Sheriff's Office, Lander County, Austin, Nevada, re getting photos of Indians in native regalia and native ponies on the range you would have better luck in Reno, Sep 26, 1940; Letter to J.F. Moore, we are wondering if you could arrange to have photos taken of wild horses on the range, cowboys roping and riding, and Indians dragging their belongings on the travail and riding bareback in native regalia for our motion picture on the horse, Sep 24, 1940; Letter from S.P. Meadowcroft, Department Secretary, Department of Comparative and Human Anatomy, American Museum of Natural History, New York City, Professor Gregory [William K. Gregory] is away but your letter will be brought to his attention upon his return, Aug 19, 1940; Letter from Allen, Museum of Vertebrate Zoology, University of California, Berkeley, re your being denied academic status, Jul 2, 1940; The following two letters are stapled together: (1) Letter to Merrill J. Mattes, Scotts Bluff National Monument, National Park Service, Gering, Nebraska, I've referred your letter to the University Press, glad to know that your paleontology exhibits are near completion, Apr 24, 1940; (2) Letter from M.J. Mattes, we would like to obtain a copy of the Camp and Hanna book on paleontological techniques, our new paleontology wing is almost completed, Apr 21, 1940; Letter to H.A. Moe, please send me application blanks for fellowship in the Guggenheim Memorial Foundation, Aug 10, 1939; Letter from Herbert L. Mason, Curator of the Herbarium, Department of Botany, University of California, Berkeley, here are two references with statements as to the origin of the prairie, Apr 14, 1939; Letter from "Ike" [Grayson Meade], Walker Museum of Paleontology, University of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois, I am about through with the specimens you sent me, would you let me make casts of them?, Mar 26, 1939; Letter from "Ike" [Grayson Meade], could you send me the type specimens of Metechinus and Meterix, school news, Jan 2, 1939; Letter from Siemon William Muller, Department of Geology, Stanford University, Palo Alto, California, information from Schenck on the collection dates of the specimens you inquired about, Dec 17, 1938; Letter to S.W. Muller, do you have dates for the collection of this Equus tooth and jaw from San Benito County?, Dec 5, 1938; Letter to John H. Maxson, Department of Geology, California Institute of Technology, Pasadena, California, "I should be much interested in seeing your new materials and in discussing the whole [Mint Canyon] problem with you," Oct 10, 1938; Letter from J.H. Maxson, I have been acquiring more paleontological and geological evidence re the Mint Canyon Formation and would like to present it in the American Journal of Science, I would appreciate the loan of your Mint Canyon materials, Oct 7, 1938; Letter from Raymond C. Moore, Editor, Journal of Paleontology, Society of Economic Paleontologists and Mineralogists, Tulsa, Oklahoma, because papers accepted by our journal chiefly concern invertebrates with economic significance, we are forwarding your paper to the editor of the Paleontological Society, Sep 16, 1938; Letter to R.C. Moore, I am sending you a paper on an unusual Pliohippus cranium, submitted for your consideration as an article in your journal, Sep 13, 1938; The following two letters are stapled together: (1) Letter to G.E. Meade, glad that the hedgehogs were useful to you, thoughts on the confusing geology of Nebraska -- the "Hay Springs" and "Valentine," Feb 10, 1939; (2) Letter from "Ike" [Grayson Meade], thanks for the sending the hedgehog specimens [Metichinus, Meterix], did you identify some fossils for Ted Galusha in 1934 and if so, what were they and what formation were they from?, re Nebraska's confusing geology, Feb 5, 1939; Letter to Pancro Mirrors, Inc., Glendale, California, "we are greatly interested in reflection of higher efficiency and would appreciate receiving descriptive literature, prices and complete information regarding same," Oct 22, 1937; Letter from L.H. Miller, thanks for the shipment of casts, Jan 8, 1937; The following two letters are stapled together: (1) Letter to G.E. Meade, Shadron, Nebraska, advice on how to get permits and what you'll need them for in Central America, Sep 23, 1937; (2) Letter from G.E. Meade, I am heading to Honduras to collect vertebrate fossils with McGrew, Olson, and Miller from Chicago, anything you can tell me about collecting specimens and getting permits in Central America would be helpful, found an excellent quarry this summer about 12 miles northeast of Hemingford, Sep 13, 1937; The following three documents are stapled together: (1) Postcard from Charles H. Martin, Department of Entomology, Cornell University, Ithaca, New York, personal news, here's the reference on morphological changes in grasshoppers, Mar 24, 1935; (2) Letter to F. Martin, Fairfield, California, we'll be passing through Fairfield soon and I will get in touch with you about coming to see your fossils, May 17, 1937; (3) Letter from F. Martin, I've found some very large teeth -- please come up and see them, Apr 28, 1937; Letter to "Ike" [Grayson Meade, Nebraska State Museum, Lincoln, Nebraska], I can't work at the Game Refuge this summer but how would you like to put in a month or two?, Mar 19, 1937; Letter from "Ike" [Grayson Meade], thanks for recommending me for the position, I'll probably work in the field for Nebraska this summer, preparations for mounting Merycocherus, Parahippus, and a creodont are going on, Apr 4, 1937; Letter from "Ike" [Grayson Meade], people here in Nebraska were upset with my use of "Niobrara River" and "Valentine" in my latest paper, yes please send me separates, got my Masters degree (with my thesis on camels), Mar 16, 1937; Letter to G.E. Meade, enjoyed your paper on "The Tertiary Geology of Nebraska," some thoughts on his use of Lower, Middle and Upper Valentine, let me know if you'd like some separates, Feb 17, 1937; The following two letters are stapled together: Howard D. Mackintosh, Medical Detachment, Fort Winfield Scott, California, here is a sketch [drawn on the letter] of a tooth found at Niles, California -- it it is of interest I will send it to you, Jan 6, 1937; Letter to H.D. Mackintosh, from your sketch the tooth does appear to be from a horse -- if you would send the tooth to me we can identify it and let you know of its scientific value, Jan 15, 1937; Letter from Marie Mahon, I am sending you a tooth that should have been returned to you with your other McKittrick specimens, Oct 16, 1937; The following two letters are stapled together: (1) Letter from S.W. Muller, thanks for the reprint on Pliocene faunas, would you send me the faunal list for the locality ten miles north of Tonopah, Nevada, I would like to bring another class up to see your museum, Oct 6, 1936; (2) Letter to S.W. Muller, here are two papers that have been published on the Upper Miocene fauna north of Tonopah, we'd be glad to have your class come up, Oct 8, 1936; The following two documents are stapled together: (1) Letter to S.F. Markham, Empire Secretary, Museums Association, London, England, letter of recommendation for Grayson Meade re a position of Curator of the Canterbury Museum at Christchurch, New Zealand, Sep 18, 1936; (2) Telegram from G.E. Meade, I've applied for the Curator position at the Canterbury Museum in Christchurch, New Zealand, and would you please write me a letter of recommendation, Sep 17, 1936; Letter from Herbert L. Mason, Associate Curator of the Herbarium, Department of Botany, University of California, Berkeley, "the specimen left for determination is Physalis lanceolata," Oct 15, 1935; Letter [with envelope clipped to it] from Charles W. Merriam, Instructor, Department of Geology, Cornell University, Ithaca, New York, I would like to work out an exchange for some of your Tertiary and Pleistocene vertebrate material, Oct 3, 1935; Letter from A.H. Miller, do you have the age and nomenclature of the St. Mary's exposure in Orinda -- I have some good photos of the tracks now, Apr 16, 1934; Letter from S.W. Muller, I am forwarding "a boulder with some bones" that was sent to me by Mr. Fletcher of Hoh, Washington -- I was hoping that you could look it over and make a comment for the benefit of Mr. Fletcher, Apr 16, 1934; The following two letters are clipped together: (1) Letter from E. Galles, Credit Department, Pacific Indemnity Company, San Francisco, California, the insurance policy on your 1932 Chevrolet Coach has been cancelled due to nonpayment and unless you pay the premium "we will be obliged to turn this matter over to our Legal Department," Mar 6, 1933; (2) Letter to E. Galles, I hold no policy nor have I ever held any policy from the Pacific Indemnity Company, my auto insurance is with another company, [no date]; Letter from Robert Thomas Moore, Department of Vertebrate Zoology, California Institute of Technology, Pasadena, California, thanks for letting me know that the cleaning of the skulls is almost completed, Jan 22, 1932; Letter from R.T. Moore, I am sending you skulls of tapirs, rabbits, and one skunk for cleaning, Jan 6, 1932; Letter from R.T. Moore, I have some skulls that need cleaning -- please let me know if you can clean them and how long it would take, Dec 22, 1931; Letter from R.T. Moore, I am sending you a number of mammal skulls for cleaning, Dec 19, 1929; Letter from R.T. Moore, re a trunkful of skulls for cleaning, Dec 9, 1929; Letter to R.T. Moore, we shall be glad to clean your Ecuador skulls, Dec 5, 1929; Telegram from R.T. Moore, "On Dickey's recommendation desire arrangement with you prepare all mammal skulls my Equidor [sic] expedition," Dec 3, 1929; Note from Mason-McDuffie Company, Inc., Berkeley, California, please remit premium for coverage of your Chevrolet Coach, Oct 16, 1932; The following two letters are clipped together: (1) Letter to S.D. Martin & Sons, Grand Junction, Colorado, we are not equipped to handle dinosaur specimens -- perhaps the American Museum of Natural History would be interested, we are interested in fossil mammal localities and discoveries, Jan 21, 1931; (2) Letter from S.D. Martin & Sons, we have a five-foot dinosaur bone and it looks like there are more in the ground -- let me know if you are interested, Jan 17, 1931; Letter to Gerrit S. Miller, Jr., United States National Museum, Washington, DC, I am returning the three bat skulls that you sent to us, Jan 20, 1931; Letter from Roy L. Moodie, Santa Monica, California, thanks for the reprints, Jan 14, 1931; Letter from R.T. Moore, please let me know if you clean skeletons and what you charge for this type of work, Jan 8, 1930; Letter to R.T. Moore, we sent you 48 small cleaned skulls yesterday, we can't clean the skeletons that were preserved in alcohol, Jan 14, 1930; Letter to G.S. Miller, I would appreciate a loan of the skulls of Chalinolobus, Glauconycteris, and Lasiuris [bats] to compare with a new specimen from the San Pedro Upper Pliocene of Arizona, Dec 31, 1930; Letter from L.H. Miller, question re a locality number for McKittrick specimens, Oct 24, 1930; Letter from Phil F. Martyn, Houston Oil Company of Texas, Beeville, Texas, no need to return the teeth I sent you, sorry to have bothered you with these recent specimens, Aug 25, 1930; Letter to P.F. Martyn, the teeth you sent me are from a recent horse and either a cow or bison, Aug 12, 1930; Letter from P.F. Martyn to "Dr. Matthews" [W.D. Matthew], I am sending you two teeth from the Beaumont Clay Formation of Calhoun County, Texas, for identification, Jul 28, 1930; Letter to H.T. Martin, Museum of Natural History, University of Kansas, Lawrence, Kansas, eastern physicians have recommended that Dr. Matthew have a kidney removed, some interesting discoveries were made during this summer's field work in Texas, Jul 19, 1930; Letter to the California State Motor Vehicle Department, Sacramento, California, I have had an accident and would appreciate it if you could tell me who drives truck number P/C F-43-82, Feb 4, 1930; Letter from G.S. Miller, Jr., thanks for returning the shrew skulls, we have no specimens of Blarina from the Lake of the Woods, Minnesota region, Jan 24, 1930; Letter to R.T. Moore, we are returning your cleaned specimens, Dec 18, 1929; Letter to R.T. Moore, sorry to hear that the skulls reached you in an unsatisfactory condition, Dec 21, 1929; Letter to G.S. Miller, Jr., I am returning the nine shrew skulls you loaned me, I am interested in Blarina material from Lake of the Woods, Minnesota, Dec 11, 1929; Letter to L.H. Miller, I am sending you our only prairie chicken skeleton, Oct 29, 1929; Letter to Paul Miller, Department of Paleontology, University of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois, I would like to borrow a Tertiary shrew specimen from the White River of South Dakota, Oct 29, 1929; Letter to G.S. Miller, Jr., if you have the skulls and jaws of these shrew genera I would like to borrow them for a comparison with a shrew mandible from the Barstow Miocene, Oct 29, 1929; Letter to H.T. Martin, thanks for sending the dog jaw, observations re Borophagus, Oct 21, 1929; Letter to E.F. Mickey, Frenchglen, Oregon, we are attempting to build up our skeletal collection and I understand that you may be able to supply us with material, here is a list of the species we're interested in and what we would be willing to pay for each skeleton, Sep 16, 1929; Letter from H.T. Martin, we found some fine Borophagus [dog] material in Texas and I would like to compare it to your Hyaenognathus cyonides specimen if you can spare it, Aug 21, 1929; Letter to H.T. Martin, I have finished the classification of your Eocene Bridger material and am returning it, there were two bird bones in the lot, I have been working with the Aelurodon group of canids, Jun 28, 1929; The following two letters are stapled together: (1) Letter from W.D. Matthew, American Museum of Natural History, New York City, thanks for sending the two lots of fossils, Jul 23, 1929; (2) Letter to W.D. Matthew, unpacked and classified the material that E.T. Hodge sent us from John Day, the only worthwhile material in the lot was Blastomeryx, VanderHoof prospected the Higgins localities in Texas, will get some smaller Rancho La Brea skulls shipped to Barnum Brown soon, Jun 23, 1929; Letter from W.D. Matthew to Stirton in Canadian, Texas, glad to hear of your prospects, I am sending you money, preparation of the third and last Aphelops skull, Feb 8, 1929; Letter from H.T. Martin, am sending you the lower jaw and one side of the upper of Hyaenognathus, "make what you can out of it but don't make it Borophagus" [emphasized], Friday [no date]; Letter from Helen J. Gaig_[?], Assistant to the Director, Museum of Zoology, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan, we have given the reprints you sent to Mr. Burt and are sending you reprints in exchange, Nov 19, 1928; Telegram from W.D. Matthew, will join you in Canadian [Texas] January 3rd if practical, Dec 27, 1928; Letter from G.S. Miller, Jr., I can't help you re your question about papers on the general osteology and myology of bats, Sep 30, 1927; Letter to G.S. Miller, Jr., I have chosen a study of bats for my graduate research at Berkeley and wanted to know if you can "cite me some literature" on the osteology and myology of bats, Sep 16, 1927; Letter from Charley Martin, Solomon, Kansas, come by Solomon and pick me up, Aug 30, 1928.

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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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