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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 34: Stirton "U" Correspondence, 1930-1944Add to your cart.
The following four letters are clipped together: (1) Letter to the Surgeon General, U.S. Army, Adjutant General Office, Washington, DC, Stirton's request to be a parasitologist for the Army, qualifications provided, Mar 19, 1943; (2) Letter from David F. Smallhorst, First Lieutentant, Sanitary Corps, Office of the Surgeon General, Washington, DC, received your letter and am submitting your name to the Officer Procurement Service, upon completion of your application it will be submitted "to proper authorities to decide if your qualifications are applicable to the duties of the medical entomologists, as required by the Sanitary Corps, Army of the United States," Mar 25, 1943; (3) Letter of support from A.J. van Rossem, Curator of Collections, Department of Zoology, University of California, Los Angeles, California, re Stirton's role in El Salvador as sanitation controller for the expedition, Apr 7, 1943; (4) Letter to the War Department, Surgeon General, U.S. Army, Washington, DC, description of how Stirton is brushing up on his parasitology, Apr 12, 1943; Document outlining a "proposed program of Visual Education for the schools of California" put together by William Gordon Huff, Ray Strong, and Stirton, [no date, but the document states that the program has been set aside for the duration of the war]; Postcard from A. Smith Woodward, Hayward Heath, Sussex, England, thanks for your paper on using fossil mammals for Pliocene correlations, Mar 20, 1944; Postcard from the Educational Department, John Wiley & Sons, Inc., New York City, we are sending you a complimentary copy of Schuchert and Dunbar's "Outlines of Historical Geology," [no date, but replying to a letter of May 24]; Announcement of a Stirton zoology seminar on "Teeth and food habits of Tertiary horses," to be held on Friday, April 21 [probably 1944]; Booklet (eight pages) entitled "University of California, Museum of Vertebrate Zoology, Expedition Outfit List," "Check-list of equipment and supplies likely to be required on a field trip, compiled from lists of materials used on expeditions made during the past twenty-five years," Apr 15, 1934; Questionnaire re a payroll deduction plan for the purchase of United States War Bonds by University employees, Apr 30, 1942; Announcement of the Museum of Vertebrate Zoology's Vertebrate Review program for fall of 1937, Stirton will present the first talk -- a review of Childs Frick's "Horned Ruminants," [1937]; Letter to R.M. Underhill, Secretary, Regents of the University of California, Berkeley, California, "I accept appointment as Principal Museum Curator, Lecturer in Paleontology, and Honorary Curator of the Dickey Collection of Mammals for the period July 1, 1945 to June 30, 1946 with salary at a rate of $3,000 per annum," Jul 13, 1945; Letter to the United States Geological Survey, San Francisco, California, please send me professional paper 160, Feb 5, 1931; Postcard announcing the Nov 27, 1940, meeting of the U.C.G.S. (Grinnell Society) in Bacon Hall, the speaker will be G.D. Louderback, [no date]; Card announcing that "effective February first all business transactions formerly conducted with Williams, Dimond & Co. as agents for United Fruit Company should from that date be conducted with United Fruit Company," Los Angeles, California, [no date]; Letter from Lester C. Uren, Professor of Petroleum Engineering, to R.J. Dearborn, President, Texaco Development Corporation, New York City, I enclose a letter from R.A. Stirton re a prospective oil producing area that he discovered in the course of his field work in El Salvador, Feb 5, 1944; Letter to L.C. Uren, information describing the oil producing area in El Salvador, if any company should care to develop the prospect "we [Stirton and geologist William K. Gealey] should receive some reward for our effort," Jan 24, 1944; Letter from R.M. Underhill, the Regents wish to express their appreciation for your gift of the Proceedings of the California Academy of Sciences and three volumes of Occasional Papers of the Academy, Nov 22, 1943; Letter from R.M. Underhill, "you have been appointed Curator of Mammals, Honorary Curator of Mammals of the Donald R. Dickey Collection, Los Angeles and Lecturer in Paleontology for the period July 1, 1943 to June 30, 1944 with salary at the rate of $2,820 per annum," Jul 2, 1943; Letter from F.W. Maher, Division Passenger Agent, United Fruit Company, Passenger Traffic Department, New Orleans, Louisiana, "in connection with your trip to Guatemala in 1942, "we have been successful in recovering the commission from the Agent" so I am enclosing checks in the amount of $7.80 for you, Milton Hildebrand, Joseph Marshall, William Gealey, and John Tucker, May 11, 1943; Letter from R.M. Underhill, this is to let you know that you've "been given an additional appointment as Lecturer in Paleontology without salary for the year 1942-43," Aug 26, 1942; The following two letters are stapled together: (1) Letter to R.M. Underhill, I am undertaking another expedition to El Salvador and I am wondering if the Office of the President can help provide a furlough for our photographer Norman B. Herkenham, Sep 13, 1941; (2) Letter from Robert Sproul, since Herkenham is not an employee of the University we cannot ask for a furlough but I suggest you write to Admiral C.W. Nimitz, Sep 18, 1941; Letter from Samuel T. Farquhar, Secretary, Editorial Committee, University of California Press, Berkeley, California, your manuscript "Phylogeny of North American Equidae" cannot be published this year due to lack of funds, Jun 21, 1938; Letter from R.M. Underhill, "you have been appointed Curator, Vertebrate Collection, Museum of Paleontology beginning July 1, 1935, with salary at the rate of $201.87 per month," Jun 21, 1935; Letter from R.M. Underhill, "you have been appointed Curator, Vertebrate Collection, Museum of Paleontology beginning July 1, 1933 with salary at the rate of $201.87 per month," Jul 12, 1933.

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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