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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.

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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 36: Stirton "W,Y,Z" Correspondence, 1926-1944Add to your cart.
MVZ loan receipts (3) accompanied by a note to Stirton from M.W. Wythe, "Please will you keep these copies in your files until loans are returned," receipts are dated Feb 1, 1937; Letter (in its envelope) from D.O. Wilson (Stirton's cousin), Camp Parks, Colorado, Navy news, Sep 10, 1943; Letter (in its envelope) from D.O. Wilson, San Francisco, California (written on a ship in the southwest Pacific), Navy and personal news, Dec 4, 1943; Card (V-mail) from Private T.E. White, New York City, thoughts on the morphological nomenclature of teeth, [no date but probably 1943 -- see the Feb 26, 1943, letter from Stirton to White]; Postcard from E.M. Wilcoxon, Librarian, Field Museum of Natural History, Chicago, Illinois, thanks for the copy of "Nevada Miocene and Pliocene mammalian faunas as faunal units," Sep 18, 1940; Postcard from S.S. Woodward, Haywards Heath, Sussex, England, thanks for the copy of your paper on the Development of Horse Teeth, Mar 5, 1943; Postcard from T.E. White, Cambridge, Massachusetts, thanks for the reprints, "the Valentine Problem looks as though it might become interesting," Sep 22, 1939; Postcard from L.E.W. [Leslie E. Wilson], Calgary, Alberta, Canada, "This expedition is too tired to walk," Aug 16, 1939; Postcard from A.P. Waters, Palo Alto, California, thanks for your paper on "Significance of Tertiary mammal faunas," Mar 7, 1939; Postcard from W.P. Woodring, United States Geological Survey, Washington, DC, thanks for your separate on Pliocene mammalian faunas, Oct 9, 1936; Postcard from E.M. Wilcoxon, thanks for the reprints on "Notes on some late Tertiary and Pleistocene antilocaprids" and "Significance of Tertiary mammalian faunas in holarctic correlation with especial reference to the Pliocene in California," Mar 14, 1939; Postcard from Horace Elmer Wood, Newark, New Jersey, please send me all criticisms of my report, Dec 1, 1939; Postcard from H.E. Wood, Ely, Nevada, I'll be arriving at the University of California a few days later than originally planned, Jul 7, 1938; Letter from C.C. Young, Department of Amphibians and Reptiles, American Museum of Natural History, New York City, I'm sorry I will miss you when I go to Berkeley [Stirton will be in South America], I should like to know the latest on Cenozoic stratigraphy, Jun 6, 1944; Letter from Alexander Wetmore, Assistant Secretary, Smithsonian Institution, United States National Museum, Washington, DC, heard you were back from Central America, happy to give you a recommendation should you apply for a commission in the medical group, how the war is affecting life and staff at the Smithsonian, Apr 6, 1943; Letter from Sam P. Welles, University of California Museum of Paleontology, Berkeley, California, sending you a box of specimens to identify, Vokes found a productive locality five miles north of Orin, Wyoming, awaiting Camp's second shipment from Africa, "I have just sent in a report on our W.P.A. work and am asking for a continuation of the project next year at practically twice the present personnel, the dinosaur bones found by Allen Bennison near Tracy, Jun 24, 1936; The following four letters are clipped together: (1) Letter to Clarence Walden, Gridley Union High School, Gridley, California, thanks for sending the fossil bone -- it is the cannon bone of the Pliocene horse Equus proversus, Jun 2, 1944; (2) Letter from C. Walden, I am sending you the fossil bone that I mentioned in my earlier letter along with a clipping from the Gridley Herald, May 31, 1944; (3) Letter to C. Walden, we shall be glad to identify the fossil bone found at a depth of 100 feet, May 25, 1944; (4) Letter from C. Walden, a student found a long bone in a drilled well -- could you identify it if I sent it to you?, May 22, 1944; Letter to John Wiley and Sons, Inc., New York City, thanks for the complimentary copy of Schuchert and Dunbar's "Textbook of Geology" Part II, May 16, 1944; Letter to John Wiley and Sons, Inc., could you send me a sample copy of the new edition of Schuchert and Dunbar's "A Textbook of Geology" Part II - Historical Geology, Apr 26, 1944; Letter from S.P. Welles, have made 11 casts of the Placerias skull and will work on the big bison next, meeting with the Fair Committee re Huff's exhibit design, other local news, Mar 10, 1938; Letter from F.L.W. to Stirton in El Salvador, received your letter, last shipment of specimens arrived in great shape, May 13, [no year]; Letter from Williams, Department of Geological Sciences, University of California, Berkeley, California, re a manuscript correction, [no date]; Letter from B.E. Pemberton to "all project supervisors on WPA and NYA projects operating on the campus of the University of California," District Accident Compensation Officer, Works Progress Administration, Oakland, California, what to do in the case of injury to WPA and NYA workers, [no date]; Letter to W.L. Weiss, San Francisco, California, can you provide detailed information as to the location of the fossil remains you found in the Sierras?, Jan 5, 1944; Letter from W.L. Weiss (written on the bottom and back of the previous letter from Stirton), I've drawn a map on the back to indicate the location of the fossils, [no date]; Letter from Charles E. Weaver, Department of Geology, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington, sending you a carbon of my letter of recommendation I wrote re your Guggenheim Memorial Fellowship, Dec 15, 1943; Letter of recommendation from C.E. Weaver, for a Guggenheim fellowship to fund work in South America (Colombia?), [no date]; Letter from J. Harold Williams, Director of Summer Sessions, University of California, Berkeley, California, you are invited to teach Paleontology S1. General Paleontology this summer for $200, Dec 1, 1943; Letter from M.W. Wythe, Assistant Curator of Birds, Museum of Vertebrate Zoology, University of California, Berkeley, California, please fill out the loan receipt for the specimen you borrowed this morning, Nov 30, 1943; Letter from A. Wetmore, here is information from C.W. Gilmore re the fossil specimens from Panama that you inquired about, Sep 15, 1943; Letter from A. Wetmore, re your interest in the Director position at the New York State Museum, give my name as a reference, I will see what I can find out about the fossils from Panama that you inquired about, Sep 9, 1943; Letter to John Wiley and Sons, Inc., would you please send me a copy of the third edition of Schuchert and Dunbar's "Outlines of Historical Geology," 1937, for my course in elementary paleontology, May 24, 1943; Letter to A. Wetmore, thanks for your interest in my trying to get a commission in the Medical Corps -- the procurement objective has been filled and my services are not needed, I will continue with teaching and research at the university and raise a large victory garden and poultry at my home in Lafayette, May 17, 1943; Letter from J.H. Williams, you have been appointed the instructor of Paleontology S1. General Paleontology for the summer 1943, Apr 21, 1943; Letter to A. Wetmore, I would appreciate your support in helping me get a commission in the Medical Corps as a Medical Entomologist, Apr 3, 1943; Letter of recommendation written by Stirton, "Santiago Zelaya was employed by the University of California Expedition to El Salvador from December 1, 1941 until April 26, 1942. He served as camp assistant, as purchaser of foods and in many other capacities," Jul 20, 1942; Letter to C.E. Weaver, re our expedition to El Salvador thanks for your efforts on our behalf and it was gratifying to receive the grant from the Geological Society of America for our intended work, Oct 31, 1941; Letter from Dan Wilkes, University News Service, University of California, Berkeley, California, I am returning the material about the expedition to El Salvador, Oct 28, 1941; Letter to A. Wetmore, I would greatly appreciate a letter of recommendation from you for my application to the Director position at the New York State Museum, do you have any information about a shipment of Panamanian fossils sent by D.F. MacDonald to the Smithsonian in 1911?, Aug 27; 1943; Letter to T.E. White, 3rd AAF Photo Intelligence Department, c/o Postmaster, New York City, re the morphological nomenclature of teeth "I feel most comparable structures on teeth are not necessarily homologous," Feb 26, 1943; Letter to T.E. White, Headquarters and Headquarters Squadron, Army Air Forces, Bolling Field, Washington, DC, received five of your papers, thoughts on the pli hypostyle in the Equidae, origins of tooth plications, Dec 10, 1942; Letter to H.E. Wood II, Chatham, New Jersey, the rhinoceros toe bone arrived safely, Dec 3, 1942; Letter to H.E. Wood II, I am grateful for the trouble you've gone through in making comparisons of the rhinoceros material, please return the rhinoceros foot bone as soon as possible, Nov 20, 1942; Letter to H.E. Wood, American Museum of Natural History, New York City, re making comparisons of a foot bone of Diceratherium from Panama with a specimen at AMNH or Yale University, would you look at a P2 I sent to Simpson and verify whether it is from Hyrachyus, Oct 5, 1942; Letter from A. Wetmore, I suggest that you and Dr. Miller "look ahead a little bit in order to have materials that you need in the Museum to carry on necessary field work for the next year or two since many things are rapidly becoming unavailable," Oct 7, 1941; Letter to A. Wetmore, "it would seem that our Pan-American relations are an integral part of this whole program [the El Salvador expedition], and had I and others here not felt that our motion picture project were essential in this respect, I would not have asked for Mr. Herkenham's participation," Oct 3, 1941; Letter from A. Wetmore, we cannot ask for a deferment for Mr. Herkenham, Sep 18, 1941; Letter to A. Wetmore (two copies), our expedition photographer, Norman B. Herkenham, has been called to active duty in the Naval Reserve at the last minute, would you speak with Walter Pendergast, Assistant Director, Cultural Relations Division, Commerce Department Building, about a leave of absence for Mr. Herkenham, Sep 16, 1941; The following two letters from Joel H. Hildebrand, Dean of the College of Letters and Science, University of California, Berkeley, California, are stapled together: (1) Letter to A. Wetmore, a letter for support re a leave of absence for Mr. Herkenham, Sep 16, 1941; (2) Letter to  the Chief of Bureau of Navigation, Washington, DC, same letter of support as (1), Sep 16, 1941; The following two letters are stapled together: (1) Letter to A.O. Woodford, Claremont, California, Mr. Alf told me of your illness, I hope you make a rapid recovery, Sep 4, 1941; (2) Letter from A.O. Woodford, "have you seen his [Alf's] museum at the Webb School here? It is an extraordinary personal achievement!" Sep 10, 1941; Letter from Herman W. Weddle, Standard Oil Company of California, Bakersfield, California, thanks for "your determinations of the vertebrate specimens that Mr. Burtner sent to you from the Monocline Ridge area in Fresno County," Aug 11, 1941; Letter to Edward R. Warren, Colorado Springs, Colorado, re my published descriptions of Pediomeryx and Yumaceras, Apr 21, 1941; Letter from A. Wetmore, I am forwarding the memorandum that you requested, hope you are successful in getting a grant, Jun 14, 1941; Letter from E.R Warren, "would you be kind enough to give me the data concerning your genus [Pediomeryx]?" Apr 7, 1941; Letter from E.R. Warren, thanks for the Smilodon photo, my troubles with a study of Miocene rabbits, Jan 9, 1941; Letter from A. Wetmore, I was contacted by the Secretary of the [Guggenheim] Foundation and have endorsed your application for a Fellowship in support of your El Salvador project, Dec 23, 1940; Letter to E.R. Warren, the Frick book arrived in good shape, "Yumaceras Frick is unquestionably a synonym of Pediomeryx Stirton 1936," "I am not at all convinced that many of the other genera set up by Frick are sound," I am sending you the Smilodon picture, Dec 19, 1940; Letter from E.R. Warren, I am returning the Frick book on Horned Ruminants to you, "I must say it is much the worst thing of the sort I have tackled since I began working on the Colorado extinct mammals," Dec 9, 1940; Letter from Albert E. Wood, Associate Geologist, War Department, United States Engineer Office, Binghamton, New York, I have some sciurid material that I would be glad to lend you, Nov 30, 1940; Letter from W. [sic] Wetmore, I would be grateful for your support of my application for a Guggenheim fellowship to finish a report on the Recent El Salvador mammals, Oct 9, 1940; Letter from Robert W. Wilson, Department of Geology, University of Colorado, Boulder, Colorado, could you send me a spare copy of your "Succession of North American Continental Pliocene Mammalian Faunas," American Journal of Science, 1936, Mar 11, 1940; The following two letters are stapled together: (1) Letter from W.P. Woodring, United States Geological Survey, Washington, DC, thanks for sending a copy of "Cenozoic Mammal Remains from the San Francisco Bay region," Jan 26, 1940; (2) Letter from W.P. Woodring, can you send me a copy of "Cenozoic Mammal Remains from the San Francisco Bay region," Jan 10, 1940; Letter from Guy Wilson (illegible), Upton near Didcot, Berkshire, England, four typed pages on the correlation of European and North American Tertiary deposits, Jan 9, 1940; Letter to H.E. Wood, University of Newark, Newark, New Jersey, responding to Wood's questions re Pliocene horse phylogeny and the Miocene Virgin Valley fauna, Feb 8, 1940; Letter to H.E. Wood II, I am sending you the chart today and the comments below correspond to the numbers on the chart, Jan 8, 1940; Letter to H.E. Wood II, six typed pages of comments on Wood's "correlation charts and data for the North American continental formations and faunas," Nov 29, 1939; The following two letters are stapled together: (1) Letter from W.H. Winfield, Klamath, California, I found the fossils a few miles north of Rumsey on a tributary to Cache Creek, I couldn't describe the location but I could probably take you there, Mar 24, 1939; (2) Letter to W.H. Winfield, Vacaville, California, we have a pair of fossil horse jaws that you sent to Chaney in June 1929 -- can you tell me precisely where they were found?, Mar 6, 1939; Letter from Les Wilson, San Mateo Junior College, San Mateo, California, I hope you'll be able to lecture my Paleo 1 class of twenty students on horses and apes and give us a collections tour on January 10, Jan 8, 1939; The following two letters are stapled together: (1) Letter from C.E. Weaver, thanks for sending your "statement concerning your findings and interpretation of the vertebrate faunas from the Wolfskill formation near Denverton," may I use your statement in my publication on the Geology of the Quadrangles?, Oct 31, 1938; (2) Letter to C.E. Weaver, use my statement as you see fit, Nov 14, 1938; Letter to H.E. Wood, thoughts on faunal correlations and the Miocene-Pliocene boundary, Jul 13, 1938; Letter from Harry E. Wheeler, Eugene, Oregon, we found Mr. J.W. Mackenzie in Garberville and learned that your specimen came from the northeast banks of the South Fork of the Eel River about two miles below Garberville, Jun 18, 1938; Letter from Woolley, University of California Museum of Paleontology, Berkeley, California, personal and museum news, Mar 11, 1938; Letter from Ted, Museum of Comparative Zoology, Harvard College, Cambridge, Massachusetts, the European Steneofiber is being shipped to you, Jan 3, 1938; Letter to J.W. Wesley, Happy, Texas, I am enclosing a copy of "The Succession of Pliocene Faunas in North America" which has "references to the literature on the fossils that have been described from the Pliocene in the Panhandle of Texas," May 17, 1937; Letter from J.W. Wesley, I live in Randall County in the Texas Panhandle and was hoping you could send me information on the fossils of this area, May 11, 1937; Letter to Harry E. Wheeler, Department of Geology, University of Nevada, Reno, Nevada, your camel specimen is interesting but I am unable to assign it to a genus, I have not as yet been able to identify the cervical vertebrae you sent me, Apr 15, 1937; The following three documents are stapled together: (1) Letter from A. Wetmore, a package is being sent to you containing eight specimens of fossil horse material, when received please return the white copy of the shipping invoice, Dec 19, 1936; (2) Notes providing "data on field labels accompanying specimens of horse teeth collected by R.W. Pack, 1911," [no date]; (3) Shipping invoice for USNM horse specimens, Dec 16, 1936; Invoice from Waverly Press, Inc., Baltimore, Maryland, for 100 reprints of Stirton's paper from Journal of Mammalogy 17(3), August 1936; Nov 16, 1936; The following two letters are stapled together: (1) Letter from C.E. Weaver, thanks for the copy of your paper on the Pliocene, thoughts on your interpretation of the age of the Orinda beds, Sep 24, 1936; (2) Letter to C.E. Weaver, more on dealing with correlation problems in the San Francisco Bay area, Oct 1, 1936; Letter from White, Porto Alegro, Brazil, re beaver teeth and casts thereof sent to Stirton, finding rynchosaur fossils at Rio Grande do Sul, Apr 26, 1936; Letter from C.E. Weaver, thanks for the correlation chart with all your notations and comments, Apr 25, 1936; Letter from Albert Elmer Wood, American Museum [of Natural History, New York City], I have gone over your second collection of Barstow material and am sending it back, could I borrow a sciurid lower jaw, specimen 23611, for a study I'm doing on White River rodent and lagomorph fauna, Apr 4, 1936; Letter from L.E.W., Teacher of Men [Les E. Wilson], San Mateo, California, I enclose "a tentative abstract of the fossil whale," Mar 11, 1936; Letter from A.E. Wood, how should I deal with the change in specimen numbers?, I'll return the specimens to you in the next few days, Feb 24, 1936; Letter from A. Wetmore, we neglected to have you sign our customary receipt form when you borrowed our fossil camel specimens so please fill out and return the enclosed form, Jan 8, 1936; Letter from T.E. White, Museum of Comparative Zoology, Harvard College, Cambridge, Massachusetts, I am sending you two casts and an impression of the occlusional surface of the teeth of the type Chalicomys eseri, Jan 1, 1936; Letter from A. Wetmore, re the directorship at the Colorado Museum of Natural History in Denver, I don't think you would want the job, Dec 18, 1935; Letter from T.E. White, I'll be staying at the Lincoln which has good subway service to both the American Museum of Natural History and the GSA meetings, Dec 9, 1935; Letter to A. Wetmore, please do me the favor of outlining my qualifications, as you know them, for the directorship of the Colorado Museum of Natural History in Denver, Dec 5, 1935; Letter to T.E. White, thanks for your paper on the skulls of Kronosaurus queens landicus, hope we can get together at the New York meetings, Nov 4, 1935; Letter from Arthur Smith Woodward, Haywards Heath, Sussex, England, thanks for the valuable set of publications, Oct 28, 1935; Letter to C.E. Weaver, identification of the Pinole Junction fauna, Sep 18, 1934; Letter to D.O. Wilson, Austin, Texas, the fossils you shipped out are Cretaceous pelecypods, not vertebrates, Aug 31, 1934; Letter from D.O. Wilson, I have sent you a box of fossil bones collected about one mile east of Florence in Williamson County, Texas, Aug 22, 1934; The following two letters are stapled together: (1) Letter from D.O. Wilson, I have found the bones of fairly large animals, I can send you some if you're interested, Aug 4, 1934; (2) Letter to D.O. Wilson, I am very interested in your fossil bones so please send me a few pieces along with the township, range, and section of the locality, Aug 10, 1934; The following two letters are stapled together: (1) Letter from Otis D. Welsch, Metallurgist, Manhattan, Nevada, I am sending you some bones found during a placer mining operation in Manhattan Gulch, Aug 5, 1934; (2) Letter to O.D. Welsch, the bones you sent appear to be from a Pleistocene camel and horse, it would be advisable to get more material if possible, Aug 11, 1934; Letter from C.E. Weaver, last November I was with you when you looked at rock exposures on Jack London's ranch, in Vallejo, and in Pinole -- if you published on any of these deposits, I would be "interested in being able to quote from from such publications a list of the fauna and the interpretation concerning its position in the geologic schedule," May 22, 1934; Letter from A. Wetmore, thanks for your recent separates, Jan 5, 1933; Letter from H.W. Weddle, Berkeley, California, two copies of our tapir paper are enclosed, Oct 1, 1931; Letter from L.E. Wilson, Department of Geology, Stanford University, Palo Alto, California, as I am recovering from having my appendix removed, I don't think that I will be able to join you by April 1, "I have a sea cow here at Stanford which I should like to have you or Dr. Camp see," Mar 19, 1931; Letter to E.J. [sic] Wilson, will you be able to leave for Texas on April 1?, Mar 17, 1931; Letter from Emily D. Wilkie, Editorial Department, Office of the University Press, University of California, Berkeley, California, enclosed is the "page proof of the paper by yourself and Dr. Matthew, and the paper by Dr. Matthew in Volume 19 of the Geological Sciences Series, with a request that you mark each of them for indexing," Nov 21, 1930; The following two letters are stapled together: (1) Letter to D.N. Wadia, Geological Survey of India, Calcutta, India, I would be delighted to receive a copy of your "Geology of Poonch State, Kashmir" and am especially interested in publications pertaining to vertebrate paleontology and recent mammals, Dec 31, 1930; (2) Letter from D.N. Wadia, thanks for sending me your three papers, would you be interested in my paper "Geology of Poonch State, Kashmir," a stratigraphical account of a portion of northwest Himalaya of Kashmir, Nov 7, 1930; Letter from E.D. Wilkie, we urgently need a copy of your paper "A New Genus of the Family Sciuridae from the Barstow Miocene of California" marked for indexing, Aug 20, 1930; Letter to O.G. Wilson [Stirton's uncle], Horton, Kansas, father's farm must be sold within the next two months so keep an eye out for a buyer, Jul 15, 1930; Letter from A. Wetmore, thanks for the number for the type specimen, the description will appear in a paper to be published by the California Academy of Sciences, Mar 3, 1930; Letter to Alex Walker, Tillamook, Oregon, we are attempting to build up our skeletal collection and we were told that you might be able to supply us with material, a list of desired species and the price we will pay for each specimen is included, Sep 17, 1929; Letter from A. Wetmore, thanks for the recent papers, Aug 15, 1929; Letter to Albert Werner, Baker, Oregon, I am "more than grateful to you for the information which you have supplied," Mar 29, 1929; Letter from A. Werner, re the location of a mastodon jaw found by my brother and me, descriptions of other fossils from the vicinity, Mar 21, 1929; Letter to A. Werner, some years ago we purchased a lower jaw of a mastodon from you -- can you provide the locality information?, Mar 18, 1929; The following two letters are stapled together: (1) Letter from David Waight (with its envelope), Tascosa [near Amarillo?], Texas, to Stirton in Canadian, Texas, I know of a place where my brother and I have found part of a backbone and fossil teeth, Feb 5, 1929; (2) Letter to D. Waight, I shall be delighted to identify any specimens you care to send me, "teeth offer more characters for classification" so please send me some teeth, as well as exact locality information, Feb 9, 1929; Letter from H.W. Weddle, Berkeley, California, thoughts on the terrace sands in which the fossil tooth was found, Sep 13, 1928; Letter to H.W. Weddle, Santa Maria, California, Dr. Matthew turned over the tapir tooth and the thorough report you sent in to me and he suggested that you and I publish on it as a joint paper, re the horizon where the tooth was found, is it possible that it could have been upper Pliocene?, Sep 5, 1928; Letter from Wayne B. Whitlow, Pocatello, Idaho, thanks for the job offer but I think I'll stay put, I'm building up a mammal collection and have to get going on my Master's, Mar 14, 1928; Letter to W.B. Whitlow, would you be interested in working as a preparator here?, Feb 20, 1928; Letter from A. Wetmore to Stirton in El Salvador, hope you make a quick recovery from your tropical fever, advice re protection from mosquitoes, made a good collection of rarer birds and such during a 2.5-month stay in Haiti, Aug 16, 1927; Letter from J.A.W., Museum of Birds and Mammals, University of Kansas, Lawrence, Kansas, begins "Dear Adolph," four handwritten pages of personal and museum news, Jun 21, 1927; Letter from D. Waight (with its envelope) to Stirton in Canadian, Texas, description of the locality from which the backbone and teeth were found, hope to send you a package with the backbone and additional teeth within three weeks, Feb 12, 1929; Letter from Jim? (see letter from J.A.W., above), personal and museum news, May 5, 1927; Letter from A. Wetmore to Donald R. Dickey, Pasadena, California, I agree with you in that Stirton should enroll for his Master's degree at either the University of Kansas or Michigan, then do his doctorate at Berkeley, I wish you all success in El Salvador, Mar 19, 1927; Letter from A. Wetmore to Stirton in El Salvador, Dr. Grinnell acknowledged receipt of my letter of recommendation on your behalf "and stated that this letter would accompany your application," I suggest using a hard point bullet in collecting alligators, Feb 5, 1927; Letter from A. Wetmore to Stirton in El Salvador, I am pleased to hear that you hope to continue your university work and that "in selecting the University of California as the field of your endeavor, … you have chosen wisely," I have sent Grinnell a letter of recommendation for you, I wish you all success on your expedition, Nov 20, 1926; Letter from A. Walker, I may be able to obtain skeletons of maybe three of the species on your list, Oct 1, 1926; Letter from A. Wetmore, I congratulate you for taking up work at the Biological Station at the University of Michigan, glad to know that you plan to continue with graduate work, may I suggest you take a year or so with Dr. Grinnell at Berkeley, Jul 12, 1926; Letter from A. Wetmore, "experiences such as you have had [re work in the tropics] broaden one a great deal," May 11, 1926; Letter from A. Wetmore to Stirton in El Salvador, advice and reminiscences on collecting in the tropics, Jan 26, 1926; Letter to H.L. Zollars, El Paso, Texas, from Stirton in Canadian, Texas, thank you for the information, with what Mr. Dawson can tell us together with your description I am confident that we can locate the outcrop, Feb 9, 1929.

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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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