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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],
[All]

Folder 35: Stirton "V" Correspondence, 1928-1944Add to your cart.
Letter to A.J. van Rossem, would you please write a letter of recommendation for me to go along with my application for a commission in the Medical Corps as a Medical Entomologist, Apr 3, 1943; Note (in an envelope) from A.J. van Rossem, Los Angeles, California, "I found this in some junk and thought it might be of some use," [envelope postmarked Apr 23, 1941]; Letter from Mario Lewy van Séveren, Director of the Laboratories of the Department of Agriculture of El Salvador, San Salvador, El Salvador, to the Examiner, "This Phtographs [sic] are sended to be used in a study of the Geology and Paleontology of El Salvador, made by a Scientific comision [sic] of the University of California," [no date]; Letter from van (van Rossem?) to Lillian Stirton, Donald Dickey Collections, Department of Zoology, University of California, Los Angeles, California, mostly personal news, Nov 2, 1944; Letter to Herbert von Wangenheim, Essex Post Office, California, a student told me that you had found some fossil bones in the Big Horn mine -- I would like more details of the discovery and the exact location, Feb 22, 1943; Letter to A.J. van Rossem, Los Angeles, California, some traps were lost in El Salvador and I have sent the insurance company refund to the Dickey collection at UCLA, Feb 22, 1943; Letter to V.L. VanderHoof, Concord, California, I'd like to hold on to your projector a bit longer as I have to give a talk at Stanford, Nov 5, 1942; Letter to Van (VanderHoof?), I have to do a presentation for the Grinnell Society so would you please send me the Dickey lantern slides, Aug 8, 1942; Letter to M.L. van Séveren, update on the doings of the El Salvador expedition crew, Jul 22, 1942; Letter to A.J. van Rossem, I will be down in Los Angeles next week to talk about the mammal collection, Jul 20, 1942; Letter from M.L. van Séveren (in Spanish), something about sending more photos under separate cover, Jun 2, 1942; Letter to A.J. van Rossem, leaving for New Orleans on Thursday and hope to join our equipment in El Salvador, I am grateful for the numerous traps you sent us, Oct 31, 1941; Letter from van Rossem, I am sending you mouse and rat traps by express today, Oct 21, 1941; Letter to A.J. van Rossem from E. Raymond Hall, I am returning the loaned muskrat and two porcupine skulls, Apr 28, 1941; Letter from A.J. van Rossem, sorry you didn't get the Guggenheim, El Salvador trip cost estimates, we have millions of traps that you are welcome to take, Apr 4, 1941; The following three documents are stapled together: (1) Letter to A.J. van Rossem, I didn't get the Guggenheim for a return trip to El Salvador but I am going anyway, what were our expenses for the six months you and I were there?, Mar 14, 1941; (2) Letter to A.J. van Rossem, please bundle up the traps and send them to MVZ, ideas re where to set up camp in El Salvador, Oct 3, 1941; (3) Postcard from A.J. van Rossem, I think you have to request the traps from the Comptroller before I can send them up, Oct 15, 1941; The following two letters are stapled together: (1) Letter from V.L. VanderHoof, Department of Zoology, University of California, Los Angeles, California, teaching summer session down here, Friday [no date]; (2) Letter to V.L. VanderHoof, department news, Jul 7, 1939; Letter to Lieutenant L.G. Viani, Hubbard Ranch Camp #1685, Wells, Nevada, thanks for the hospitality while we were near your camp, Jun 1, 1939; Letter to Stirton in Hawthorne, Nevada, from V.L. VanderHoof, hope you can collect the bison skeleton at Imlay, okay if I catalogue and retray the McKittrick collection?, Apr 26, 1939; Letter from Lucille Van Swearingen, Lawrence, Kansas, are you the Reuben Stirton who worked in the Eldridge Hotel dining room when I worked there while attending business college?, Mar 18, 1936; Letter from CJH (Curtis Hesse?) to E.C. Voorhies in 202 Giannini Hall, University of California, Berkeley, California, outline of the work to be done by student employees under the FERA program, Jul 29, 1935; Letter from A.J. van Rossem, Vertebrate Zoology, California Institute of Technology, Pasadena, California, I will be the Curator of Birds at San Diego for the next six months at least, Feb 5, 1935; Letter from A.J. van Rossem, personal stuff, Dec 4, 1934; Letter from V.L. VanderHoof, dealing with your Texas collections here, other collections news, Jul 30, 1932; Letter from V.L. VanderHoof, good to hear that you're having good luck in the field, a group here is about to head off to St. Johns, I will clean up the older St. Johns material and the Rancho La Brea stuff too, I'm working on sectioning Camp's Captorhinus skull, I am sending you info on the Goodnight Beds, Apr 26, 1932; Letter from V.L. VanderHoof, Sam Welles was anxious about the WPA so I turned it over to him, hope to get back to indexing the bibliography, Jul 21, [no year]; Letter from A.J. van Rossem, glad to hear that you and Burt will be publishing on the "Rats of El Salvador," hope you get the Guggenheim, the Dickey collection has been transferred to UCLA, [no date]; Letter from V.L. VanderHoof, Arlemont, Nevada, haven't found much except for the Tephrocyon, I'll be coming home via Carson, won't be going to Cedar Mountain -- "Miss A + K [Alexander and Kellogg] spent two weeks there before coming to see me and they didn't find anything," [no date]; The following four letters are clipped together: (1) Letter from V.L. VanderHoof, Miami, Texas, enclosed is a bill of lading for a box of material including a dog jaw and a nice Pliohippus skull, Jul 14, 1929; (2) Letter from V.L. VanderHoof, sending you a large and heavy box containing a skull of Aphelops, Prosthenops mandible, and some dog lowers, Jul 3, 1929; (3) Letter from Curt (Curtis Hesse?), "I think our new quarters [Hearst Mining Building] will be much better," "Chaney will be in the department next year," news re the museum and current field work, May 23, 1931; (4) Letter from V.L. VanderHoof, Berkeley, California, descriptions and localities for our specimens (Aphelops, Merychippus), preparing to move the collections to the new building, May 23, 1931; Letter from V.L. VanderHoof, Miami, Texas, enclosed is a bill of lading for our last shipment of fossil material, Jun 26, 1929; The following two documents are clipped together: (1) Telegram from V.L. VanderHoof, Canadian, Texas, "Back in Canadian working twenty bring heavy awls if you come still have same house," Apr 18, 1929; (2) Note from V.L. VanderHoof, leave for Higgins tomorrow to get the dog skull, more stuff in the box I'm sending you, [no date]; Letter to V.L. VanderHoof, Canadian, Texas, please send the stuff that Joe and I collected pronto, don't pack fossils in the expensive cotton meant for recent stuff, Apr 4, 1929; The following two letters are clipped together: (1) Letter to V.L. VanderHoof, unpacked your material from locality 27 that included a Stegomastodon skull and Mylodon tibia -- please find more so we can determine the age of the site, Mar 29, 1929; (2) Letter from V.L. VanderHoof, Canadian, Texas, field news, Mar 25, 1929; The following two letters are clipped together: (1) Letter to V.L. VanderHoof, a collection from Optima will be of great value, hit locality 20 hard for the rest of the month and then spend two weeks at Optima, tell Joe to keep up the good work re collecting recent material and especially skeletons for Grinnell, Mar 19, 1929; (2) Letter from V.L. VanderHoof, Canadian, Texas, field report, Mar 14, 1929; Letter from V.L. VanderHoof, Guymon, Oklahoma, shipping more material to you by freight, sorry about using the expensive cotton to pack fossils, "if I can get it, I'm going to send a large amount of Optima material by express within two weeks," Apr 7, 1928.

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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