California Academy of Sciences Archives
Small Collections - Descriptions
Babcock, Ernest Brown. Obituaries (Babcock, wife, brother), biographical info, reprint, correspondence, misc., 5 black and white portraits
Boyd, Abdullahi nur. Typed field notes, insurance policy, shipping papers, material collection sheets from National Museums of Kenya pertaining to Kikuyu items
Bunton, George W. Clippings, proposal to further service and revenue of Planetarium, correspondence
Carlton, James. Clippings, correspondence, talk entitled "Current Status of Marine Pollution Research in the San Francisco Bay Area", CAS Occasional Paper No. 75
Chamberlin, Ralph V. List of species related to paper in CAS Proceedings Ser. 4, Vol. XIV No. 7, "New North American Spiders" and illustrations for another article?
Cowles, Thomas. Correspondence re: library, his dismissal and his incarceration; article by Barbara Cowles, holiday cards, article by Cowles, notes from conversation about Cowles
DeDecker, Mary and Paul. Article about Dedeckera, 50th Anniversary party invitation and notes for "memory book", Christmas card with photo of Dedeckera eurekensis, letter to John Thomas Howell, article about Mary DeDecker receiving award
Goodwin, A.P. "A Catalogue of the well known Natural History Collection of A.P. Goodwin, F.R.G.S....", letter to Stanford University about collection, two photographic reproductions of drawings of birds
Gustafson, Joel Frank. Newspaper articles (incl. article on wildflowers by Gustafson), announcements of his CAS appointment, staff notes re: candidacy for Associate Director position, clippings, letters and support materials concerning CAS 1961 budget and city support for public museum activities, letter of resignation and related notes, letter of recommendation
Heizer, Robert F. Correspondence re: rock art, typed manuscript titled "Rock Art of SE Nevada", rock art reprints by others, appendix re: X-ray diffraction analysis, 1924 letter from George Stewart to Mrs. Wm. Hilger re: land purchase near Strathmore for Indians, obituaries, article by Heizer
Helfer, Jacques. Letters from Helfer and Diane ??? to "Bill and Audrey" (Barr), clippings of "Jack's Corner" columns by Jacques Helfer, article by Helfer titled "A Handful of Coins", article by Helfer titled "Understanding Fungi", articles about Mendocino, California
Holzworth, John M. Texts of radio talks on bears, copy of "The Wild Grizzlies of Alaska", editorials about bear conservation, correspondence (some with CAS) and publications about Admiralty Island and logging in Alaska
Kent, Anne Thompson (Mrs. Thomas T.). Articles about conservation in Marin, California; obituaries, invitation to Oral History Reception in Marin, articles about Kent, card about first May Day Celebration at Kentfield, correspondence, notes about The Wild Flowers of California, speech "Concerning Debts" given at Dedication of Tamalpais Centre, book announcement for Marty Kent Jones (daughter)
Morrison, Alexander F. and May Treat Morrison. Articles about Mr. and Mrs. Morrison and the May T. Morrison Trust Fund, press release about bequest to CAS, letter about how May became a trustee, obituaries for May and Alexander, session list for Spring 1958 CAS Intermediate Teacher Program, schedule of planetarium shows (1954), article about planetarium, holiday cards from May (include photos of garden, May, dogs), correspondence with CAS librarian re: May, program from concert in the Morrison Artists' Series at San Francisco State University.
Pearson, Nathan E. Typed drafts (and related notes) for "The Fishes of the Atlantic and Pacific Slopes Near Cajamarca, Peru" and "The Fishes of the Beni-Mamore and Paraguay Basins and a Discussion on the Origin of the Paraguayian Fauna", correspondence re: articles, reprints, printed plates
Ripley, Harry Dwight. Correspondence with John Thomas Howell; exhibit announcements for Ripley's drawings; "A List of Plants Cultivated or Native at The Spinney, Waldron, Sussex" [forward by Ripley and Barneby]; "Whence Madrono and Aliso?" by Ripley in Leaflets of Western Botany; list of native species growing at Wappingers Falls, NY; article titled "The Marcel Le Piniec Award 1974 to Dwight Ripley & Rupert Barneby"
Rixford, Emmet. Correspondence (extensive) re: shells and other matters, reprints by J.L. Collins re: pineapples, mailing from Assoc. of Amer. Conchologists, list of shells for sale by Walter F. Webb, article mentioning Rixford re: Lane bequest, obituaries, "Intimate History of the Lane Medical Library" by Rixford, essays from Rixford's time at the University of California
Rogers, Julia Ellen. Obituary, letter to Mr. and Mrs. Hand, letter to LaVerne Hand, obituaries re: Walsa Newton Hand, Christmas card from Rogers, and "A Brief Directory of Museums, Shell Clubs, and Shell Collectors including member of the Long Beach Shell Club 1956-1957".
Ward's Natural Science Emporium. Copy of 1890 Ward's ad listing Academy as client (with 1966 cover letter), article about donations to the Academy, correspondence with Ward's (1951, 1966), article about Ward's
Witter, Dean. Article about Dean Witter, obituaries, article about Witter Ranch, article about Mrs. Dean Witter (Helen Perkins), diary of African hunting trip, notes on Alaskan and Himalayan trips, correspondence re: specimens, article about Redwood grove named for Witter