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Ruben A. Stirton: Correspondence (Box 1)

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Stirton "A" Correspondence, abstracts

Stirton "A" Correspondence, people 1

Stirton "A" Correspondence, people 2

Stirton "A" Correspondence, organizations

Stirton "B" Correspondence, organizations

Stirton "B" Correspondence, people 1

Stirton "B" Correspondence, people 2

Stirton "C" Correspondence, people 1

Stirton "C" Correspondence, people 2

Stirton "C" Corrrespondence, organizations 1

Stirton "C" Correspondence, organizations 2

Stirton "D" Correspondence, people

Stirton "D" Correspondence: Donald R. Dickey, Cal Tech

Stirton "E" Correspondence

Stirton "F" Correspondence

Stirton "G" Correspondence

Stirton "H" Correspondence

Stirton "H" Correspondence: E. Raymond Hall

Stirton "H" Correspondence: Curtis J. Hesse

Stirton "H" Correspondence: Claude W. Hibbard

Stirton "J" Correspondence

Stirton "K" Correspondence

Stirton "L" Correspondence

Stirton "M" Correspondence

Stirton "Mc" Correspondence

Stirton "N" Correspondence

Stirton "O" Correspondence

Stirton "P" Correspondence

Stirton "P" Correspondence: Earl L. Packard

Stirton "R" Correspondence

Stirton "S" Correspondence

Stirton "S" Correspondence, continued

Stirton "T" Correspondence

Stirton "U" Correspondence

Stirton "V" Correspondence

Stirton "W,Y,Z" Correspondence

Stirton Correspondence Regarding Colombia Expedition



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Ruben A. Stirton: Correspondence (Box 1), 1924-1945 | University of California Museum of Paleontology

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Title: Ruben A. Stirton: Correspondence (Box 1), 1924-1945Add to your cart.

Extent: 1.0 Boxes. More info below.

Arrangement: Original

Scope and Contents of the Materials

Box containing 37 folders of correspondence. Primarily letter exchanges with colleagues, but also requests for fossil identifications, reprint requests, some official UC correspondence, and more.

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Browse by Folder:

[Folder 1: Stirton "A" Correspondence, abstracts, 1926-1945],
[Folder 2: Stirton "A" Correspondence, people 1, 1926-1945],
[Folder 3: Stirton "A" Correspondence, people 2, 1926-1945],
[Folder 4: Stirton "A" Correspondence, organizations, 1926-1945],
[Folder 5: Stirton "B" Correspondence, organizations, 1926-1945],
[Folder 6: Stirton "B" Correspondence, people 1, 1926-1945],
[Folder 7: Stirton "B" Correspondence, people 2, 1926-1945],
[Folder 8: Stirton "C" Correspondence, people 1, 1926-1945],
[Folder 9: Stirton "C" Correspondence, people 2, 1926-1945],
[Folder 10: Stirton "C" Corrrespondence, organizations 1, 1926-1945],
[Folder 11: Stirton "C" Correspondence, organizations 2, 1926-1945],
[Folder 12: Stirton "D" Correspondence, people, 1926-1945],
[Folder 13: Stirton "D" Correspondence: Donald R. Dickey, Cal Tech, 1925-1930],
[Folder 14: Stirton "E" Correspondence, 1930-1944],
[Folder 15: Stirton "F" Correspondence, 1928-1943],
[Folder 16: Stirton "G" Correspondence, 1926-1944],
[Folder 17: Stirton "H" Correspondence, 1927-1945],
[Folder 18: Stirton "H" Correspondence: E. Raymond Hall, 1926-1945],
[Folder 19: Stirton "H" Correspondence: Curtis J. Hesse, 1926-1945],
[Folder 20: Stirton "H" Correspondence: Claude W. Hibbard, 1925-1946],
[Folder 21: Stirton "J" Correspondence, 1929-1944],
[Folder 22: Stirton "K" Correspondence, 1927-1945],
[Folder 23: Stirton "L" Correspondence, 1926-1942],
[Folder 24: Stirton "M" Correspondence, 1927-1945],
[Folder 25: Stirton "Mc" Correspondence, 1926-1943],
[Folder 26: Stirton "N" Correspondence, 1929-1944],
[Folder 27: Stirton "O" Correspondence, 1929-1944],
[Folder 28: Stirton "P" Correspondence, 1927-1943],
[Folder 29: Stirton "P" Correspondence: Earl L. Packard, 1934-1941],
[Folder 30: Stirton "R" Correspondence, 1926-1944],
[Folder 31: Stirton "S" Correspondence, 1924-1945],
[Folder 32: Stirton "S" Correspondence, continued, 1924-1945],
[Folder 33: Stirton "T" Correspondence, 1926-1944],
[Folder 34: Stirton "U" Correspondence, 1930-1944],
[Folder 35: Stirton "V" Correspondence, 1928-1944],
[Folder 36: Stirton "W,Y,Z" Correspondence, 1926-1944],
[Folder 37: Stirton Correspondence Regarding Colombia Expedition, 1944],
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Folder 19: Stirton "H" Correspondence: Curtis J. Hesse, 1926-1945Add to your cart.
Letter from Curtis J. Hesse, the Fair business is still delayed -- Huff could be working on a half dozen projects now, WPA men are casting the big skull, "the WPA is in my hair all the time now with constant changing of records and personnel," Mar 7, [1938?]; Letter from C.J. Hesse, Camp Disappointment, Colorado, we've been here two weeks but the weather has not been good, have a box of specimens to ship to you, Jun 3, 1937; Letter from C.J. Hesse, hope you "get more of the Hipparion out of there [Green Valley Formation, Black Hawk Ranch Quarry]," we are working at Pawnee Butte, descriptions of the stratigraphy -- White River, Brule, Chadron Formations -- and the fossils we're finding, Jun 30 and Jul 4, 1937; Letter from C.J. Hesse, museum news, Sam Welles and I had to revise the CWA project for the coming year, Camp is still in China, a boy brought in what appears to be dinosaur material, Jun 15, [1936?]; Letter from C.J. Hesse, Paleontological Museum, University of Kansas, Lawrence, Kansas, I heard about W.D. Matthew's poor health, had a good summer of field work, Jul 29, 1930; Letter from C.J. Hesse, University of California Museum of Paleontology, Berkeley, California, museum news, Aug 15, 1932; Letter from C.J. Hesse, museum news, Aug 2 91938?]; Letter from C.J. Hesse, the museum's field work plans, all funds for publication are gone for the year, museum news, big fire at the Key System Pier, budget cuts coming, May 8, 1933; Letter from C.J. Hesse, prep lab news, I am interested in both the Texas A&M job and the one with F.B. Sumner at La Jolla to help him with genetic work on recent fishes, Jun 14, 1935; Letter from C.J. Hesse, "sorry to hear that the Navisota plans were not working out," you should consider prospecting in Beaver County, Oklahoma, and Mead and Clark Counties, Kansas [has drawn map], Jun 4, 1935; Letter from C.J. Hesse, I hear you have moved from Flint Hill back up to Big Springs Canyon, museum news, Jun 4, 1936; Letter from C.J. Hesse, glad to hear that you've moved down into Nebraska and have the assistance of CCC men, "there are now 12 preparatory working on the reptile stuff, but we haven't as yet started on Camp's South African material," prep lab and museum news, Jul 6, 1936; Letter from C.J. Hesse, sorry to hear that the field work has not been so good, museum and other paleo news, Jun 7, [1936?]; Letter to C.J. Hesse, I enjoyed your report from the Pawnee Creek area, Richey has found a great deal of material at the Green Valley locality [Black Hawk Ranch Quarry], Allan Bennison found a complete mosasaur skull down near your dinosaur locality, Jun 22, 1937; The following three letters are stapled together: (1) Letter to C.J. Hesse, Museum, Texas A&M, College Station, Texas, the mammal meetings here at Berkeley were very enjoyable, "I shall send the Synthetoceras cast back with your types and casts when you send them here for casting," I would be glad to have casts of any of the material figured in the Hay paper, I shall send you my Navasota notes soon, Jul 26, 1938; (2) Letter from C.J. Hesse, I am interested in the Miocene material and localities described by Hay, Jul 8, 1938; (3) Letter to C.J. Hesse, I am interested in getting any of your Tertiary types, I was not able to find the camels and the types of Pliohippus fossulatus and pachyops when I was there, Jun 8, 1938; Letter from C.J. Hesse, could you straighten out the labels for Aphelops meridianus, Sep 2, 1938; Letter to C.J. Hesse, "I am enclosing [attached] the Locality information on those Aphelops and Merychippus specimens from southern Texas," Oct 11, 1938; Letter from C.J. Hesse, Assistant Curator, congratulations on your G.S.A. membership, news from the museum in Kansas, Nov 29, 1938; The following two letters are clipped together: (1) Letter to C.J. Hesse, I've enclosed "a list of Cope's types [attached] from the Panhandle of Texas that we would like to have here for casting," Aug 30, 1938; (2) Letter from C.J. Hesse, Simpson's paper on Florida material, casting of type specimens, progress with cataloging the collections, equid studies, relations with Frick, trips to the field every weekend, [no date]; Letter from C.J. Hesse, sorry to hear about Art's death, getting a better idea of the contents of the collections here, plans for a paper on Texas fish, tell about the types you're interested in casting, May 22, 1938; Letter to C.J. Hesse, they'll vote on whether to make me a member of G.S.A. at this year's meeting, letter campaign to make Bunker Curator at Kansas, Dec 5, 1938; The following two letters are clipped together: (1) Letter to C.J. Hesse, re Maxon's paper given at the G.S.A.(?) meeting, Frick and the Barstow Formation, "Are we going to be sincere about this science business or should we exploit it like some business or legal enterprise?," Jan 19, 1939; (2) Letter from C.J. Hesse, description of my trip east for the G.S.A. meeting and some of the more interesting papers presented, got to know Richey better, [no date]; Letter from C.J. Hesse, the Kansas collections are being moved into the new building, Hibbard's Meade County Upper Pliocene faunas, about Lugin and his ideas, Jan 10, 1940; Letter from C.J. Hesse, I am writing up the Francis collection and am working on the Garvin gully material, Apr 18, 1940; The following two letters are clipped together: (1) Letter from C.J. Hesse, best of luck on your trip to Central America, plans for our museum, will send you a set of casts sometime this winter, Oct 14, 1941; (2) Letter from C.J. Hesse, I have been working on the material in the Francis Collection and am now writing up certain of the horses, a discussion of horse-related issues, Jul 18, 1941; Letter to C.J. Hesse, working out final details of the El Salvador trip, the travel plan and other trip details, Nov 4, 1941; Letter to C.J. Hesse, saw that you were recommended for membership in G.S.A., I have the El Salvador collection cataloged but haven't started on the description of the material, VanderHoof has retired and is sick, "I may have some connection here in the future with the engineering science and management war training," Dec 11, 1942; Letter from C.J. Hesse, comments re White's paper, I am concerned about VanderHoof, Dec 30, 1942; Postcard from C.J. Hesse, please send me Nate's address, Jun 3, 1938; Letter to C.J. Hesse, found no Tertiary fossils in El Salvador and I have my doubts that there are any Tertiary deposits in the country, but found a great Pleistocene locality with primarily ground sloth material, Jun 12, 1942; Letter to C.J. Hesse, I've hoped "that you could make a thorough comparative study of the Florida and Garvin Gulley faunas and other closely related assemblages there in southern Texas," thoughts on White's paper, VanderHoof has a touch of the San Joaquin fever and he and his wife have retired to their home in Concord, "I am working part time with Andy Carlson in Engineering Science Management War Training courses," Jan 6, 1943; Letter from C.J. Hesse, I am sending you some papers that may be of some use, "We have unpacked 33 of Camps boxes [from South Africa?]," museum news, May 21, [1936?]; Letter from C.J. Hesse, I am trying to complete my report on the Miocene faunas of the Gulf Coast, Jan 13, 1943; Letter (final page only) from C.J. Hesse, I am working on another Prosynthetoceras skull and partial skeleton, [no date]; Letter from C.J. Hesse, Dromomeryx vigoratus teeth, artiodactyl teeth, I'm now using Boy Scouts to help me in the field, Oct 28, 1943.

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],
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