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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 22: Stirton "K" Correspondence, 1927-1945Add to your cart.
Letter from Adrian M. Kinne, University of California Museum of Paleontology, Berkeley, California, to Stirton in Horton, Kansas, when do you expect to be back from the field?, "I shall have to put in another leave of absence for you as your leave expired June 30," I can send you your expense account to fill out and send back, Jun 28, 1945; Letter from J. LeRoy Kay, Curator, Section of Vertebrate Paleontology, Carnegie Museum, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, I received your letter of May 26 and I'm glad that I'll see you before I leave for the field, May 28, 1945; Letter from Myra Keen, Department of Geology, Stanford University, California, "Dr. Schenck asked me to notify you that I have identified a specimen of Orthaulax among the molluscan material from LSJU loc. 2658" -- this is a good marker of Oligocene age, Nov 24, 1943; Letter from M. Keen, I am sending you a couple of specimens which may be of interest, Oct 14, 1943; Letter from M. Keen, "I have been asked by Dr. Schenck to send you a specimen of what appears to be a vertebrate tooth from LSJU loc. 2658, Panama Canal Zone," Jun 4, 1943; Letter to Joyce Kundert, Pittsburg, responding to Kundert's inquiry re the history of hoofed animals, Jan 13, 1943; Letter to William Kruse, San Francisco, California, from Ralph W. Chaney, Chairman, I suggest that you come to the Museum to talk with Stirton and V.L. Vanderhoof about your fossil finds, Apr 23, 1936; Letter from J.L. Kay, thanks for returning the loaned fossil rodent material, Sep 21, 1942; Letter from Casper J. Kraemer, Jr., Layton, New Jersey, re an exchange -- "The fossils arrived in excellent condition," Aug 9, 1942; Letter from J.R. Kilgore, Gilroy, California, no need to return the bone fragment, Oct 26, 1941; Letter from G.A. Kristy, Brilliant Search Light Mfg. Co., Chicago, Illinois, information and pricing on head lamps with circular [attached], Sep 20, 1941; The following three letters are clipped together: (1) Letter from J.M. Kirby, San Francisco, clarification of certain points re the vertebrate material from near Denverton, Apr 17, [no year]; (2) Letter to J.M. Kirby, "Does your columnar section refer only to the material exposed in the road cut, or is it referable to the entire section in that area?," Mar 31, 1941; (3) Letter from J.M. Kirby, I return your manuscript -- "Pliocene Mammalian Remains from the Wolfskill Formation" -- along with two copies [all attached],  includes a cross-section of the bedding along the same road that Stirton had written about, less than two miles south of Denverton, on the road to Montezuma and Bird's Landing, Mar 24, 1941; Letter from Remington Kellogg, Smithsonian Institution, United States National Museum, Washington, DC, I am stepping down as editor of the Journal of Mammalogy, journal business, "I am trying to trace out the geologic sequence of the known stages in remodeling of the cetothere skull," Oct 2, 1940; Letter to R. Kellogg, Editor, Journal of Mammalogy, I am sending you another paper "Development of Characters in Horse Teeth and the Dental Nomenclature" for the Journal, Sep 21, 1940; The following two letters are stapled together: (1) Letter to Robert Kleinpell, Bakersfield, California, on my way out to the field I'd like to stop and see you, I'd like to "run out to the Chenac and look up one or two of Buwalda's localities," Apr 14, 1939; (2) Letter from Alexander Cappon, Editor, University Review, University of Kansas City, Missouri, soliciting science articles for the Review written for a "general reader of good intellectual background" to spread important scientific ideas, Mar 31, 1939; Letter from R. Kellogg, I submitted a statement [attached] in support of your National Research Fellowship, Feb 12, 1939; The following two letters are stapled together: (1) Letter to R. Kellogg, a National Research Fellowship would enable me to study those European collections, concerns about the Miocene-Pliocene boundary in California, Feb 6, 1939; (2) Letter from R. Kellogg, I've been asked to serve on the fellowship board, your chances may be better if you apply for a Guggenheim or Rockefeller fellowship, more observations and opinions re Mint Canyon and the Miocene-Pliocene boundary, Jan 28, 1939; Letter to Remington Kellogg, U.S. National Museum, requests a letter in support of his application for a National Research Fellowship, Jan  16, 1939; The following two letters are stapled together: (1) Letter to R.M. Kleinpell, addresses the points raised by Kleinpell in his Dec 27 letter, Dec 29, 1938; (2) Letter from R.M. Kleinpell, thanks for letting me go over your manuscript, I have some concerns such as the subdividing of the Tertiary by Lyell, Dec 27, 1938; The following two items are stapled together: (1) Postcard from R.M. Kleinpell, I have some minor questions re your manuscript, Nov 26, 1938; (2) Letter to R.M. Kleinpell, I would like to hear your questions, Dec 5, 1938; Letter from A.M. Kinne, it is likely that Miss Alexander and Miss Kellogg have gone to the desert and then on to Los Angeles, Nov 8, 1938; The following two letters are stapled together: (1) Letter to R.M. Kleinpell, I'm glad that my notes and comments were of some use, "It is a pleasure to work in cooperation with others on these complicated correlation problems in California, May 23, 1938; (2) Letter from R.M. Kleinpell, thanks for your discussion and criticism of my notes, discussion of correlation problems in the San Joaquin valley,  May 17, 1938; Letter to R.M. Kleinpell, Stirton's notes and comments on Kleinpell's letter, a four-page excerpt on correlation "from my San Francisco Bay paper" is attached, May 2, 1938; Letter from R.M. Kleinpell, I "solicit your comments and censure" on these three passages regarding correlation of California faunas, Apr 26, 1938; Postcard from Dorothy Lull, Editorial Secretary, American Journal of Science, New Haven, Connecticut, thanks for the corrected galley proof of your "Methods and Procedure in the Valentine Question," it will be published in the June issue, Apr 4, 1939; Postcard from R.M. Kleinpell, thanks for your responses to my questions, I'm glad to have the additional quotes from Lyell, Jan 11, 1939; Postcard from R. Kronigswald(sp?), "With every good wish for the coming year," Dec 1, 1937; Postcard from R.M. Kleinpell, sent from the S.S. President Pierce while en route to the Philippines, "I don't imagine I'll run into any Hipparion over here, but am hoping for a few forams," Apr 8, 1939; Letter from Marian Kinne, University of California Museum of Paleontology, Berkeley, California, I need your expense report so please send the latest along with gas receipts, etc., Mar 7, 1938; Letter from A.M. Kinne, I sent you a letter to Hinckley, California, but now I see you're in Barstow, we are sending you a grindstone, note paper, etc., "The Fair business has gone through and Huff is here today working on some casting," Feb 15, 1938; Letter to M. Keen, "Dr. Camp has arranged the paleontological luncheon for the meetings here in Berkeley," Mar 29, 1937; Letter to M. Keen, "would it be imposing too much on you to ask if you could take charge of arranging for the Paleontological Society luncheon at the time of the G.S.A. meeting in April?," Feb 28, 1937; Letter to R. Kellogg, "thanks for your splendid memoir on the Archaeceti," Camp would like a complete skeleton of Plesippus shoshonensis, Feb 5, 1937; Letter from R. Kellogg, the package containing the skull prepared by Wilson has arrived, we will be interested in your correlation paper when published, I suppose VanderHoof's Desmostylus paper will be published before long, Mar 5, 1936; Letter to R. Kellogg, "I am sending by Express today the skull which Wilson has been working on from Point Reyes," Feb 26, 1936; Letter from R. Kellogg, there is no job opening in the division here, no one here knows the status of the Dickey collection of mammals, "it is good news  that you have two more dolphin skulls," I am glad that Camp's South Africa trip was successful, Dec 4, 1936; Letter to R. Kellogg, I heard there might be an opening in your division in the not too distant future -- if so, I would be interested, collected two more dolphin skulls down near Bakersfield with VanderHoof, last summer we collected in the Lower Miocene, Upper Miocene and Lower Pliocene of South Dakota and Nebraska, Camp is back from his "world trip," Nov 18, 1936; Letter from R.M. Kleinpell, I would "take advantage of your kind invitation to have a little correlation symposium in Berkeley," Oct 8, 1936; Letter to R.M. Kleinpell, just returned from an extended collecting trip on the Great Plains, "I hope that you can arrange to come through Berkeley for a discussion of correlation problems," Sep 28, 1936; The following items are stapled together: (1) Letter to R. Kellogg, comments and questions re correlation in the Black Sea region, Apr 11, 1935; (2) Postcard from R. Kellogg, here is a reference to consult re mammals occurring in Miocene-Pleistocene deposits of Austria, May 31, 1935; Letter from A. Kinne, what do you want done with the check for $650?, Jun 26, 1934; Letter from M. Kinne, re expenses, don't spend all the money since we have only $100 left to fund field work through June of 1935, VanderHoof is making improvements in our storage capacity, Jun 26, 1934; Letter from A.M. Kinne, about vouchers and receipts, museum news, May 10, 1933; Letter to R. Kellogg, two of Matthew's separates have been mailed to you, Jan 30, 1931; Letter to R. Kellogg, sorry that the publications were not sent -- we shall send them immediately, Feb 24, 1931; Letter to R. Kellogg, did you receive the publications?, Hesse and I are working on a description of a new camel from Texas and would you do us a favor and check on the P2 of Cope's type of Pliauchenia humphreysiana, thanks for your publication on the fossil pinnipeds from the Temblor Miocene of California, Mar 17, 1931; Letter from R. Kellogg, the type of Pliauchenia you asked about was sent to Childs Frick, received the Matthew papers, Mar 23, 1931; Letter from R. Kellogg, the Matthew separates never reached this office -- here are the four I'm looking for, Feb 17, 1931; Letter from George F. Kay, Department of Geology, State University of Iowa, Iowa City, Iowa, thanks for the Stirton-Matthew paper on "Equidae from the Pliocene of Texas" and the others by Matthew and by Hall, Jan 13, 1931; Letter from Hilda Kuo, Secretary, Department of Anatomy, Peking Union Medical College, Peking, China, thanks for the copy of "A new genus of Soricidae from the Barstow Miocene of California," Sep 1, 1930; Letter from G.F. Kay, thanks for your paper "A new genus of Soricidae from the Barstow Miocene of California," Aug 6, 1930; Letter from M. Kinne, I am sending you a check for $250 in case you were running out of money, May 15, 1930; Letter to R. Kellogg, thanks for sending me the publications, Mar 12, 1930; Letter from R. Kellogg, re the skeleton and matrix of a Washington odontocete in the Astoria Formation, Mar 1, 1930; Letter to R. Kellogg, Thomas J. Etherington informs me that the odontocete skull collected in 1927 is from the Astoria Formation and Matthew reports that there is more of the skeleton to be had, Jan 18, 1930; Letter to R. Kellogg, Etherington has not been able to get back to that Washington porpoise locality but intends to do so, Oct 22, 1929; Letter from R. Kellogg, found fragmentary specimens of zeuglodonts in Alabama, hope Etherington can get the information on that odontocete, will send you some separates, Nov 4, 1929; Letter from R. Kellogg, the boxes were received and I am returning the receipts, if you can get information on the horizon that the odontocete skull came from I'd appreciate it -- enclosing "a sheet for additional information" [attached], Apr 16, 1928; Letter from C.S. Kerns, Marshfield, Oregon, I heard that you might want a boat "as a base for penetration into certain parts of Central America" and my boat may be of use to you, Aug 2, [no date but possibly 1941]; Notice to Stirton, c/o Donald Dickey, Pasadena, California, from Edward H. Kians(nearly illegible), University of Michigan Summer Session, "you have been appointed to give instruction in Biological Station during the Summer Session of 1926," May 28, 1926; Notice to Stirton, from E.H. Kians(?), University of Michigan Summer Session, "you have been appointed to give instruction at Biological Station during the Summer Session of 1926," May 27, 1926; Letter from Frank L. Krieger, Jordan, New Mexico, still not over my tracheal infection but the desert air helps, I am now teaching at a rural consolidated school here, Dec 14, 1927; Transcript (in its envelope) of Stirton's grades at the University of Kansas, Lawrence, Kansas, from Sep 1921-Jun 1925, for his A.B.

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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