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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],
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Folder 33: Stirton "T" Correspondence, 1926-1944Add to your cart.
Income Tax form 1040, Stirton's net income for 1942 was $2,384.25, [no date, probably early 1943]; Transcript copies (in an 8.25 x 5.5 inch envelope), Stirton's courses/grades while working on his Masters at the University of Kansas, Dec 29, 1938; Photo print of William Gordon Huff's chart showing the evolution of the vertebrates, measures 8.875 x 5.375 inches, [no date]; Postcard from S. Tokunaga, Waseda University, Tokyo, Japan, thanks for sending me a copy of "Succession of North American Continental Pliocene Mammalian Faunas," Oct 10, 1936; Registered envelope (empty) addressed to Stirton from J.M. Tucker, Oakland, California, Oct 13, 1942; Letter to Thomas F. Thompson, Chief, Geology Section, Special Engineering Division, Panama Canal Zone, "I have been granted a Guggenheim fellowship to study the vertebrate Paleontology of Colombia," would it be worth my flying to Panama to go over the Cucuracha [sic] Formation with you in search of a lower Miocene fauna?, May 18, 1944; Letter from T.F. Thompson, found a reference to vertebrate bones collected in 1911 from the Culebra Formation, Aug 7, 1943; Letter to John Tucker, Oakland, California, I am participating in an interdepartmental symposium and have been asked to "present the Life Zone concept as it might be applied in the tropics," could you "give me a little more information on the plants from the so-called Zones that vanRossem used in his 'Birds of El Salvador,'" Jul 13, 1943; Letter to J. Tucker, I understand that you are still working in the shipyards, I received a refund on your ticket with the United Fruit Company, May 17, 1943; Letter from T.F. Thompson, I am planning to make another collecting trip to a locality where bones of Diceratherium were collected—this is near the contact of the Culebra Formation (marine) and the Cucaracha Formation (terrestrial), Mar 25, 1943; Letter to L.A. Tarbet, Standard Oil Company, Los Angeles, California, thanks for the map and chart, I shall be glad to examine any fossils you found and if you care to send them to the museum, Mar 9, 1943; Letter from L.A. Tarbet, on the stratigraphy of the Imperial Valley, the bone fragments you mentioned in your letter are "redistributed fragments in the Borrego formation" that may have originated in the Alverson Canyon Formation, Mar 1, 1943; Letter fro T.F. Thompson, thoughts on mammalian migration between South and North America, "Do you suppose there is any chance of finding Tertiary vertebrates in western Colombia or Equador?" Feb 23, 1943; Letter to L.A. Tarbet, re bone fragments found in the Palm Springs Formation in the Split Mountain area, Feb 22, 1943; Letter from J. Tucker, I went right to work at the Santa Barbara Botanic Garden but found a letter from the draft board waiting for me, Jun 24, 1942; The following two letters are stapled together: (1) Letter from P. Teilhard de Chardin, Institut de Geo-Biologie, Peking, China, a discussion of Chinese beavers, particularly Siphneus, Jul 24, 1941; (2) Letter to P. Teilhard de Chardin, thanks for sending the Siphneus specimens, thoughts on your Chinese beaver specimens, Sep 17, 1941; Letter from Fuyuji Takai, Geological Institute, Faculty of Science, Imperial University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan, I would like copies of your papers on Tertiary and Quaternary mammals, Jun 15, 1941; Letter from Tad Trotter, Lafayette, California (on Providence Hospital, Oakland, California, letterhead), you've probably been huddled in the cook tent for the past week because of all the rain, Mar 3, 1938; Letter from F.E.T., Department of Geology, Agricultural and Mechanical College of Texas, College Station, Texas, re getting access to the Francis collection that keeps moving around, Oct 11, 1937; The following three letters are stapled together: (1) Letter to Travis M. Tyrrell, U.S. Forest Service, Berry Creek, California, can you help us locate the Mr. Rothenbuhl who wrote to our chief preparator?, Mar 11, 1937; (2) Letter from J. Rothenbuhl to Christman (UCMP preparator), directions to a fossil bone locality at Hartman Bar/Marble Cone northeast of Oroville, Aug 22, 1929; (3) Letter from Travis M. Tyrrell, District Ranger, United States Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Plumas National Forest, Berry Creek, California, I do not know Mr. Rothenbuhl but you can drive to within a couple miles of Marble Cone -- I would be happy to take you in once the road clears, Mar 15, 1937; Letter to Malcolm R. Thorpe, Curator, Peabody Museum, Yale University, New Haven, Connecticut, thanks for the casts that you sent, "you are welcome to keep the oreodons," Feb 17, 1937; Letter to the Editor of Neues Jahrbuch für Mineralogie, Geologie ind Paläontologie, Stuttgart, Germany, "enclosed please find abstracts of my last papers," Dec 3, 1936; Letter (with receipt clipped to it: "Shipment No. 95 has been received at Peabody Museum …") from M.R. Thorpe, thanks for the fossil casts including the Synthetoceras, we will get your requested casts made and shipped to you as fast as we can, Mar 27, 1936; Letter from Dix Teachenor, Kansas City Life Insurance Co., Kansas City, Missouri, please write a letter of congratulations to Charles D. Bunker of the University of Kansas Museum for his 65th birthday and 40th year with the museum, Dec 3, 1935; Letter from M.R. Thorpe, if you come to the New York meetings I would be happy to show you any of our material, I would like photographs of your Metoreodon skulls, Oct 23, 1935; Letter from M.R. Thorpe, you may be interested in supposedly fossiliferous land in Texas -- thousands of acres of territory for which petroleum geologist H.A. Fonville of Seymour, Texas, holds the leases, Oct 11, 1935; Letter from T. Wingate Todd, Laboratory of Anatomy, Western Reserve University, School of Medicine, Cleveland, Ohio, thanks for the six reprints, Sep 3, 1935; Letter from Cordell Duvrell(?), Theta Tau, Epsilon Chapter, University of California, Berkeley, California, "I wish to thank you for your gifts to our library," Oct 19, 1934; Letter to P.A. Taverner, National Museum of Canada, Ottawa, Canada, thanks for your kind offer to loan us your alcoholic gannet material but Mr. Compton has made arrangements to borrow a skeleton from another museum, Sep 18, 1934; Letter from P.A. Taverner, we have no gannet skeletal material but "we have some alcoholic material, adult and nestling," Sep 10, 1934; Letter to P.A. Taverner, I would like to borrow two skulls of adult gannets as a co-worker, L.V. Compton, wishes to "compare certain fossil bird material with specimens of the present-day Gannet," Aug 24, 1934; Letter from P. Teilhard de Chardin, response to Stirton's inquiries about Chinese Paracamelus, Machairodus, Sinocastor, and Hipparion, Jan 31, 1934; Letter from T.W. Todd, thanks for the reprints on the Fish Lake Valley and on Sphenophalos, Jan 3, 1933; Letter to Robert C. Thorne, Ouray, Utah, glad to receive your letter "with the information concerning the collections which were recently purchased from you," Feb 24, 1931; Letter to R.C. Thorne, we are entering your purchased collection in our catalogue but do not have the list of your first shipment, field numbers 1-19 -- "can you give us these localities, and a list of same," Jan 12, 1931; Letter from T.W. Todd, thanks for the Sorex reprint, Aug 28, 1930; Letter to M.R. Thorpe, we are very happy with the Marsh picks and thanks "for referring my letter to the company as you did," Apr 22, 1928; Letter to M.R. Thorpe, Dr. Matthew tells me that you could tell me where I could purchase a half dozen Marsh picks for use in prospecting, Apr 3, 1928; The following two letters are clipped together: (1) Letter from Edward H. Taylor, Dyche(?) Museum, Lawrence, Kansas, local news, Jun 4, 1927; (2) Letter from E.H. Taylor, local news and gossip, Apr 4-5, [no year]; Letter from I. Maclaren Thompson, Anatomical Laboratory, University of California, Berkeley, California, references and advice re Stirton's interest in perhaps using the "osmic acid method" on mammals, Oct 13, 1927; Letter from Frederic W. Taylor, Director General de Agricultura, San Salvador, El Salvador, I am sending you the boots, cotton, and some mail care of Pohl and Milner, Jan 7,, 1927; Letter from F.W. Taylor, Mr. Dickey told me that you'd be coming down here, Aug 27, 1926; Letter from F.W. Taylor to vanRossem, I will get Jose on our payroll, local news, Jun 29, 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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