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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],
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Folder 37: Stirton Correspondence Regarding Colombia Expedition, 1944Add to your cart.
Letter from Johnny, "I bet you'll have a swell trip," Jul 29, 1944; Postcard from Lieutenant H.E. Wood II, Craig Field, Selma, Alabama, congratulations on the Guggenheim fellowship, I've been teaching navigation as well as map and aerial photograph reading, Apr 14, 1944; Letter from Doug Elliot, Tahoe City, California, let me know your address when you have your headquarters set up in Colombia -- I'll be on the coast west of Guayaquil, Ecuador, Jul 26, 1944; Letter from Donald F. Hoffmeister, Museum of Birds and Mammals, University of Kansas, Lawrence, Kansas, "the material you collected in El Salvador for me was of untold value ion my work as you well know and a few specimens saved in this manner from South America would prove just as valuable," can I borrow your papers by Samuel Schaub until you return?, Jul 24, 1944; Letter from Johnny, United States Army, hope to be transferred to a malaria survey unit overseas in the near future, Jul 20, [1944?]; Letter to Mr. and Mrs. D.H. Sprong, Hollywood, California, Lillian, Jack and I plan to leave for Colombia from Long Beach on August 3, would you like to use our car while we're gone?, Jun 29, 1944; Letter to Alexander Wetmore, United States National Museum, Washington, DC, can you please send me a copy of Goldman's Mammals of Panama as mine has gone missing, Jun 27, 1944; Letter (with its envelope) from Lieutenant Milt Hildebrand, Fort Benning, Georgia, personal news, Jun 19, 1944; Letter from Henry Allen Moe, Secretary, John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation, New York City, "your letter of June 15 has just come and I have written to the Passport Division of the Department of State accordingly," Jun 19, 1944; Letter to Lieutenant and Mrs. Milton Hildebrand, Berkeley, California, congratulations on the arrival of Ross Hildebrand, Colombia plans, Jun 12, 1944; Letter (with its envelope) from Lieutenant Joe T. Marshall, Jr., Carlisle Barracks, Pennsylvania, description of travels during a three-week leave, including visits to Lawrence, Kansas, and with Starker Leopold at the turkey refuge, Jun 11, 1944; Letter to Guy P. Jones, Bureau of Vital Statistics, Department of Public Health, San Francisco, California, "During the past three months we have been attempting to obtain a birth certificate for our adopted son John Arthur Stirton," Jun 8, 1944; Letter to Axil A. Olsson, Gloversville, New York, I would like a copy of the paper by yourself and H.A. Pilsbury on Tertiary fresh-water mollusks of the Magdalena embayment, Colombia," Jun 8, 1944; Letter to Ernest H. Quayle, Department of Geology, University of California at Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, thanks for recommending "Mr. Frederick W. Hudson as an assistant to me on my trip to Colombia" but I haven't the time to alter my plans now, Jun 8, 1944; Letter to I.P. Tolmachoff, Carnegie Museum, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, I would like a copy of your paper "A Miocene Microfauna and Flora from the Atrato River, Colombia, South America," Jun 8, 1944; Letter from E.H. Quayle, if you are still in need of an assistant, I would like to recommend geology student Fred Hudson, Jun 5, 1944; Letter from Frederick W. Hudson, West Los Angeles, California, "I have learned that you are in need of a field assistant for accompanying you on a vertebrate fossil collecting expedition in Central America," Jun 5, 1944; Letter (in Spanish) from [illegible], has seal reading "Presidencia de la Republica de El Salvador," received your letter re your research report on the 1941-42 expedition, May 30, 1944; Memorandum from H.A. Moe, re Guggenheim fellowships for 1944-1945, we intend to release the enclosed biographical statement for publication on Monday, April 10, 1944, Mar 30, 1944; Letter to C.C. Young c/o L.B. Chen, New York City, delighted to know that you are in the United States, I was hoping to talk to you about the relations of North American and Chinese late Tertiary faunas, May 26, 1944; Letter to 2nd Lieutenant John Davis, Sanitary Corps, Fort Jackson, South Carolina, my opinion is that you should not turn your El Salvador reptiles and amphibians over to someone else and that you should go back to them after the war, museum news and news of the old El Salvador team, May 16, 1944; Letter "To Whom It May Concern," Stirton "is in excellent physical condition, free from trachoma, has been immunized for typhoid fever, and vaccinated against small pox," May 13, 1944; Letter to James N. Long, Sheriff, Contra Costa County, Martinez, California, "In applying for passports for my wife, Mrs. Lillian Mae Stirton; my son, Master Jack Arthur Stirton (11), and myself, … I find that we shall need police records from our local sheriff," May 11, 1944; Letter to Charles E. Weaver, Department of Geology, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington, thanks for your three volumes on the "Paleontology of the Marine Tertiary Formations of Oregon and Washington," May 3, 1944; Letter to A. Wetmore, thanks for the information on Colombia, "I think I shall make some effort to have this trip arranged as a research project partly in conjunction with the educational program of Colombia," May 3, 1944; Letter from Chester Stock, Geological Sciences, California Institute of Technology, Pasadena, California, congratulations on receiving the Guggenheim fellowship and much success in Colombia, May 2, 1944; Letter from L.R. Dice, Director, Laboratory of Vertebrate Biology, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan, congratulations on the Guggenheim fellowship, I can't send you a copy of my recent book on biotic provinces but I don't think it would be of much help to you anyway, Apr 28, 1944; The following documents are clipped together: (1) Letter from Carl G. Hartman, Department of Zoology, University of Illinois, Urbana, Illinois, "There will be no vacancy here before September 1, 1946, which fact alone precludes our doing more than casting about for available younger men to succeed Dr. Adams," Apr 26, 1944; (2) Letter to C.G. Hartman, "You should have little trouble finding a capable man to lead the program when the time comes," May 3, 1944; (3) Letter to L.A. Adams, Department of Zoology, University of Illinois, Urbana, Illinois, "I shall be glad to learn more of your future plans with your museum and other activities with which I might be concerned," Apr 26, 1944; (4) Letter from L.A. Adams, "It will be a good thing to have your name in the pot anyway," Apr 17, 1944; (5) Letter to L.A. Adams, Hall told me that "there might be an opening in the near future at the University of Illinois," "… I have thought of making a change and it would seem that now might be an opportune time," "Enclosed you will find a copy of my Biography and Bibliography [see (6)], Apr 13, 1944; (6) Biography and Bibliography of R.A. Stirton, six typed pages, [no date but current to 1944]; Letter to William K. Galey, Los Angeles, California, my Guggenheim was granted, "I shall emphasize the search for fossil vertebrates and collect other species as it seems most convenient," what is the status of our report on the Geology of El Salvador?, nothing doing with the El Salvador oil prospects -- "I don't know why the companies are so skeptical of that area," Apr 21, 1944; Letter to J.T. Marshall, Jr., O'Riley General Hospital, Springfield, Missouri, glad that you are recovering from your illness, my Colombia plans, news about the old El Salvador gang, Apr 20, 1944; Letter to H.E. Wood II, thanks for your card and best wishes, "I plant to get away about the first of August as soon as I have finished with Paleo I in the summer session," Apr 20, 1944; Letter to John Eric Hill, American Museum of Natural History, New York City, thanks for sending me your museum's publications on Colombian mammals, Apr 20, 1944; The following two letters are clipped together: (1) Letter to Area Rent Office, Richmond, California, as I am going to South America for one year, I would like to rent out my home in Lafayette at $100 per month, Apr 18, 1944; (2) Letter from Hubert J. Barnes, Associate Rent Director, Office of Price Administration, Richmond, California, so that we may have the full facts in the matter, please fill out the attached registration statement together with a petition for adjustment in rent, Apr 27, 1944; Letter to Wilbur A. Sawyer, Director International Health Division, Rockefeller Foundation, New York City, I understand that a Rockefeller Foundation party will be working in northwestern Colombia and "it has been suggested that I might make arrangements to join your expedition for a time," I "anticipate spending not more than two months in the Choco area. I am particularly interested in the country to the west as well as along the San Juan and Atrato rivers," Apr 18, 1944; Letter to L.R. Dice, what can I offer you in exchange for a copy of your "Biotic Provinces of North America"?, Apr 18, 1944; Letter from A. Wetmore, names of possible Colombia contacts and a description of what to expect climate-wise, Apr 17, 1944; Letter to James Gilluly, United States Geological Survey, Washington, DC, I appreciate your part in helping me to get the Guggenheim, Apr 12, 1944; Letter to C. Stock, I appreciate your part in helping me to get the Guggenheim, Apr 12, 1944; Letter to C.E. Weaver, I appreciate your part in helping me to get the Guggenheim, Apr 12, 1944; Letter to A. Wetmore, I appreciate your part in helping me to get the Guggenheim, Apr 12, 1944; Letter to J.E. Hill, there are five publications in the American Museum Bulletin that would be helpful to me in the field -- any chance of obtaining these for my Colombia trip?, Apr 6, 1944.

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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