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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 25: Stirton "Mc" Correspondence, 1926-1943Add to your cart.
Letter [in its envelope] from Lt. James R. Macdonald, Camp Roberts, California, "if the enclosed [apparently a letter written by Don Wilson to? Molinia, 'a big shot of some kind on the General Staff in Salvador'] will be of any use in Salvador use it," Oct 20, 1941; Letter to McGraw-Hill Book Company, Inc., New York City, I am looking for a good textbook for a course in elementary paleontology and would appreciate a copy of "Paleontology" by Edward Wilbur Berry, Jun 8, 1943; Letter to Lt. J.R. Macdonald, thanks for the letter you provided -- if the occasion arises it may be of considerable use to us, Nov 4, 1941; Letter to Kenneth P. MacDonald, Fort Niobrara Game Refuge, Valentine, Nebraska, Potter and I obtained an excellent collection in Chadron, we agreed "that it might be best not to allow any extensive collecting on the refuge," Aug 3, 1941; Letter from "Mac" [J.R. Macdonald], Fort Benning, Georgia, I'm being transferred to Camp Roberts in California, Apr 12, 1941; Letter to Mr. McHenry from HN, "please run and deliver to author [Stirton] two extra copies of all illustrative material appearing in this paper [Phylogeny of North American Equidae]," Jan 24, 1940; Letter from Paul O. McGrew, Field Museum of Natural History, Chicago, Illinois, thanks for sending the separates, news re colleagues and research, Nov 13, 1939; Letter to F.S. McGinnis, Southern Pacific Company, San Francisco, California, "no refund has been sent for the half-fare ticket," Oct 17, 1939; Letter to F.S. McGinnis, "I am as much amazed … in the appearance of the Berkeley-Ogden coupon in your files," your Berkeley agent thought it best that I submit the ticket for refund, Aug 8, 1939; Letter from F.S. McGinnis, "it is my desire to refund the entire amount paid for the ticket if it was entirely unused," Aug 16, 1939; Letter from P.O. McGrew, re Camelops and Oreolagus, Jul 31, 1939; Letter from William N. McAnulty, Chief Preparator, Statewide Paleontological Survey, San Antonia, Texas, I would like to receive any of your separates that are available, Apr 5, 1939; Letter from P.O. McGrew, the White River mammals were found southwest of Chadron, Nebraska, in the Lower Brule, Grayson E. Meade was with Potter when he visited our Flint Hill camp in 1934, Feb 3, 1939; Letter to P.O. McGrew, can you give me the locality information for that small collection of Oligocene fossils that you turned over to  me, who visited our Flint Hill camp with Potter in 1934?, Jan 30, 1939; Letter to P.O. McGrew, thanks for sending the Aelurodon platyrhinus paper, "Hesse is assistant curator in the Museum of the Agricultural and Mechanical College of Texas, College Station, Texas," Dec 5, 1938; Letter from P.O. McGrew, "I assume that you are preparing a reply to the series of articles which appeared in the American Journal of Science" re the use of the term "Valentine," Nov 29, 1938; Letter to P.O. McGrew, I am enclosing my copy of the Aelurodon paper by Barbour and Cook, the Nebraska Geological Survey in cooperation with the United States Geological Survey is doing a detailed survey of the Tertiary geology of the state, oblique references to the Valentine issue, Nov 15, 1938; Letter to P.O. McGrew, I have no copy of Barbour and Cook's Aelurodon paper so would you please copy the lines referring to the locality for me, Nov 14, 1938; The following two letters are stapled together: (1) Letter to P.O. McGrew, some comments on the criticisms of your paper, references to the Valentine issue, Sep 13, 1938; (2) Letter from P.O. McGrew, "I was not aware that Lull [from the American Journal of Science] had sent my manuscript all over the country to be picked apart by only our opponents in this deal," references to the Valentine issue, I now have a staff position at the Field Museum, Aug 7, 1938; The following two letters are stapled together: (1) Letter to Nolan McWhirter, Custodian, No Man's Land Historical Society, Goodwell, Oklahoma, I am pleased that you can continue working at the Optima locality, if would be useful if you could find horn cores associated with dentition of either Capromeryx or Pediomeryx, I am enclosing a paper on the Optima material by Curtis J. Hesse of our museum, Oct 15, 1937; (2) Letter from N. McWhirter, I am supervising a group of WPA workers at the Pliocene Optima locality, I would appreciate any information you might send me on your work in this section, Oct 12, 1937; The following two letters are stapled together: (1) Letter to P.O. McGrew, Temporary Ranger, Scotts Bluff National Monument, United States Department of the Interior, Gering, Nebraska, our Smilodon collection has decreased so we have reduced our exchanges with that material, you may be able to get a better skull by negotiating an exchange with the Los Angeles museum, Sep 7, 1937; (2) Letter from P.O. McGrew, this summer I am assisting in the development of a new geology and paleontology wing at the Scotts Bluff National Monument museum, could we negotiate an exchange for a good Smilodon skull?, Sep 3, 1937; Letter from P.O. McGrew, I received the money for Honduras, the reaction over Frick's book on ruminants, Jun 25, 1937; Letter from P.O. McGrew, Walker Museum of Paleontology, University of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois, Patterson and I have just gotten our shrew and erinaceid paper off to press, I will be working with the Park Service again this summer at Scotts Bluff, Jun 9, 1937; Letter from P.O. McGrew, would you insert a change in my manuscript to the effect "that enormous horse … deserves generic rank," other papers in progress, May 3, 1937; Letter to P.O. McGrew, hope to hear that your Gordon Creek paper has been accepted for publication in a day or two, Apr 22, 1937; The following five letters are stapled together: (1) Letter to W.C. McKern, Curator of Anthropology Milwaukee Public Museum, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, the horse skull you found in an Indian mound differs from Pleistocene horse species and more closely resembles the modern horse, Mar 12, 1937; (2) Letter to W.C. McKern, I shall make some notes on the horse skull you sent in the near future, Mar 11, 1937; (3) Letter from W.C. McKern, I am indebted to you for your services, your identification gives us "our first opportunity of tying up any Wisconsin mound culture with a historic ethnic group," Feb 24, 1937; (4) Letter to W.C. McKern, the horse skull differs from all the Pleistocene skulls but "compares very closely with the old plains mustang or Indian pony," Feb 17, 1937; (5) Letter to W.C. McKern, "I shall be glad to study the horse skull which you found in an Indian mound," Dec 28, 1936; Letter from W.C. McKern, thanks for your detailed statement about the horse skull, Mar 17, 1937; Letter from W.C. McKern, it has come to my attention that you are an "outstanding specialist on the horses of this country" and I wonder if you would be willing to "identify the type of historic horse" represented by a skull that we found in an Indian mound, Dec 22, 1936; Letter to Kenneth McLeod, Jr., Klamath Falls, Oregon, happy to hear about your devotion to fossil hunting, for information on mastodons see Henry Fairfield Osborn's "Proboscidea," Oct 30; 1936; Letter from K. McLeod, Jr., re fossil tusks and other bones found in the Hornbrook and Klamath Falls area, can you provide the names of references on the Proboscidea?, Oct 20, 1936; Letter from P.O. McGrew, Agate, Nebraska, glad to hear that you "finding some things in the Rosebud area," our excavations are going very nicely, Jun 22, 1936; Letter from P.O. McGrew, Hammond, Indiana, please make any changes you feel necessary to my Gordon Creek paper, I'm applying for a research fellowship at the University of Chicago, would you please write me a letter of recommendation, Feb 20, 1936; Letter to the Committee on Scholarships and Fellowships, University of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois, letter for recommendation for Paul McGrew [got his Masters at Berkeley], Feb 26, 1936; Letter to P.O. McGrew, Scotts Bluff National Monument, United States Department of the Interior, Gering, Nebraska, Joe Gregory and I have been studying the Big Spring Canyon fauna, some discrepancies re Nannippus and Pliohippus, Jan 14, 1936; Letter from P.O. McGrew, Taft, California, if it can be arranged I would like to spend a month on "the new fauna (Gordons Creek) on Snake River and a month in the Republican river beds," Mar 1, 1934; The following two letters are clipped together: (1) Letter from P.O. McGrew, Chadron, Nebraska, we have collected a huge amount of material here in Chadron but will be heading to Bridgeport to help Denton soon, I would like to work on the lower Pliocene of the Valentine region, Aug 8, 1933; (2) Letter from P.O. McGrew, we've collected some good material at Chadron and at Valentine "and quite a bit of excellent horse material after you left," since you are working on the upper and lower faunas of the Valentine region I would like to work on my intermediate fauna, Aug 1, 1933; Letter from W.L. McAtee, Treasurer, American Ornithologists' Union, Cherrydale, Virginia, sorry that you feel you must drop your membership in the American Ornithologists' Union, Mar 14, 1930; Letter from P.O. McGrew [with its envelope stapled to it], Department of Geology, Nebraska State Museum, University of Nebraska, Lincoln, Nebraska, "I was thoroughly surprised at your report on the skull," I heard that you have permission to collect on the game preserve at Valentine -- I will be there in June, Mar 20, 1933; Letter from William McAllen, Watson-McAllen Company (Insurance), Pasadena, California, before you left for Central America a year ago Donald R. Dickey "had issued for your protection an accident and health insurance policy" -- would you like to renew the policy "on your own account?," Jun 14, 1926.

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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