Manuscripts and Special Collections

A


Academy Schooner oil painting. 1 framed item.

 

Academy Schooner photographs. 3 items.


Adams, Philip. Collection. 1 box, 0.33 cu.ft.

 

Adams, Wallace (circa 1882-1935). Letter and photographs; 1928. 1 folder, 0.1 cu.ft.

 

Aerial photograph of The Golden Gate Park Concourse. 1 oversized item.

 

Agassiz, Louis photograph inscribed to S. W. Holladay; 1872 September 26. 1 framed item, 28"x24".

 

Aitken, Robert Grant. Letters; 1950. 1 folder, 0.1 cu.ft.


Alden, Roland H. (b. 1914). Papers related to "Early Naturalists in the Far West"; 1939-1943. 1 folder, 0.1 cu.ft.

 

Alexander, Charles Paul (1889-1981). Papers. 3 boxes, 0.85 cu.ft. Box List.

 

Allen, Amelia S. Collection. 1 folder.

 

Allen, Charles. Collection (part of the California Ornithologists Collection). 1 folder.

 

Allen, Jesse print: Oceanic Sunlight. 1 framed item. 23"x18".


Allen, Robert B. Scrapbook. 0.5 cu.ft.

 

American Association of Economic Entomologists group photograph; 1925. 1 framed item. 10"x29 1/2"

 

Anderson, Frank Marion (1863-1945). Papers. 39 boxes, 8.4 cu.ft. Box List.

 

Anderson, Malcolm. Collection. 1 folder, 0.1 cu.ft.

 

Anderson, Steven Clement. Papers. 2 boxes, 0.7 cu.ft.

 

Angermeyer, Kenneth oil paintings of Galapagos scenes. 5 framed items.

 

Anthropology Department. Small Photograph Collections. 8 boxes, 3.02 cu.ft.

 

Appleton, J. S. Collection. 1 folder, 0.1 cu.ft.

 

Armstrong, Neil: Photograph of footprint on the moon; Circa 1969. 1 framed item, 20"x24 1/2".

 

Arnaud, Paul Henri, Jr. (b. 1924) Papers.

 

Arnold, Ralph (1875-1961). Papers; 1900-1961. 1 box, 0.2 cu.ft. Inventory.

 

Arterial, Venous & Nervous Systems chart by Gustave H. Michel, M.D., B.Sc; Circa 1910. 1 oversized item.

 

Asaeda, Toshio (1893-1968). Watercolor illustrations. 4 boxes, 2.0 cu.ft.

 

Atlas moth & butterfly, framed decorative print. 1 item.


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Babcock, Ernest Brown (1877-1954). Papers; 1915-1961, bulk 1947-1961. 1 folder, 0.1 cu.ft. Inventory.

 

Bade, William Frederic. Collection. 1 folder, 0.1 cu.ft.

 

Bailey, Florence Merriam. Collection. 1 folder, 0.1 cu.ft.

 

Bailey, Vernon. Collection. 1 folder, 0.1 cu.ft.

 

Baker, Fred. Papers 1911-1938. 1 box, 0.2 cu.ft.

 

Ball, Gorden H. Collection. 1 folder, 0.1 cu.ft.

 

Ballard, Sherry. Stereoscopic slides, plant and landscape slides. 3 boxes, 0.6 cu.ft.

 

Bancroft, Frank W. Collection. 1 folder, 0.1 cu.ft.

 

Bancroft, Hubert Howe. Collection. 1 folder, 0.1 cu.ft.

 

Banks, Nathan. Papers related to "Contributions Toward a Knowledge of the Insect Fauna of Lower California No. 4: Neuroptera: Myrmeleonidae"; 1939-1942. 1 folder, 0.1 cu.ft.

 

Banta, Benjamin H. Papers. 2 boxes, 0.7 cu.ft.

 

Baptista, Luis Felipe (1941-2000). Papers. See also.

 

Barclay, S. Golden Gate Park stereoscopes. 1 box, 0.33 cu.ft.

 

Barlow, Chester. Collection. 1 folder, 0.1 cu.ft.

 

Barrett, Blanche. Hawaii photo album, circa 1910-1920. 1 album, 0.1 cu.ft.

 

Barritt-Serviss Star and Planet Finder; 1906. 1 box, 0.5 cu.ft.

 

Bartholemew, Bruce. Collection. 1 folder, 0.1 cu.ft.

 

Bartsch, Paul. Collection. 1 folder, 0.1 cu.ft.

 

Bates, H.W portrait [print]. 1 framed item.

 

Bay Area Biosystematists. Records.

 

Beals, Edward Alden (1855-1931). Manuscript titled "Influence of the Weather Upon Human Activities"; 1 folder, 0.1 cu.ft.

 

Bechtel, Kenneth Karl. Collection. 1 folder, 0.1 cu.ft.

 

Beck, Rollo Howard and Ida Menzies (1870-1950 [Rollo], 1883-1970 [Ida]). Papers. 52 boxes, 17.88 cu.ft. Finding Aid. See also.

 

Becker, David photographs featured in 2001-2002 exhibit "At Home in Vanuatu: Tradition in the Western Pacific". 13 items.

 

Beebe, Charles William. Collection. 1 folder, 0.1 cu.ft.

 

Behr, Hans Herman. Collection. 1 folder, two oversized photographs, and 1 oversized folder.

 

Belding, Lyman (1829-1917). Papers. 1 box, 0.5 cu.ft. Box List.  

 

Belvedere Scientific Fund. Records related to California Academy of Sciences expeditions to Baja California. 1 box, 0.2 cu.ft. Box List.

 

Benson, Lyman. Photographs from "A Revision of some Arizona Cactaceae"; 1944. 1 folder, 0.1 cu.ft.

 

Bent, Arthur Cleveland. Collection. 1 folder, 0.1 cu.ft.


Bering Sea photograph collection. Catalog numbers P1331-P1340. 1 box, 0.25 cu.ft.

 

Berry, Samuel Stillman (1887-1984). Papers. 2 boxes, 0.35 cu.ft.

 

Bertonccini, John. Collection. 0.01 cu.ft.

 

Bickford, Shannon. Trichoptera drawings. 2 boxes, 2 cu.ft.

 

Big West Oil Company. Photographs. 1 box, 0.2 cu.ft.

 

Birchim, James D. Papers. 1 box, 0.35 cu.ft. Box List.

 

Bishop, Louis Bennett. Papers. 1 folder, 0.1 cu.ft.

 

Blackford, John L. Photographs. 1 box, 1.2 cu.ft.

 

Blaisdell, Frank E. (1862-1946). Papers. 23 boxes and 1 portrait, 7.25 cu.ft. Box List.

 

Blake, James (1815-1895). Papers. 1 box, 0.2 cu.ft. Box List.

 

Blanc, F. L. Papers. 5 boxes.

 

Blatchley, Willis Stanley (1859-1940). Papers; 1886-1934. 1 box, 0.35 cu.ft. Inventory.

 

Bleitz, Don photographs. 1 box, 0.5 cu.ft.

 

Bliven, Brunson Pendleton (b. 1910). Papers. 3 boxes, 1.05 cu.ft. Box List.  

 

Bloomer, Hiram (1821-1874). Papers and portrait. 1 box and 1 framed item. Box List.

 

Bock, Eric (1895-1967). Negatives (animals). 1 box, 0.2 cu.ft.    

 

Bohart, Richard M. Drawing for "Contributions Toward a Knowledge of the Insect Fauna of Lower California No. 9: Hymenopera: Eumeninae." 1 folder, 0.1 cu.ft.    

 

Bolander, Henry N. (1831-1897). Papers. 1 box, 0.2 cu.ft. Box List. 

 

Bolton, Arthur L. Papers. 10 boxes, 9.17 cu.ft. Finding Aid.

 

Bonestell Chesley. Collection. 1 folder, 0.1 cu.ft.

 

Bonestell, Chesley painting: Retreat of the Ice Age. 1 item.

 

Bosqui's San Franscico Park Commissioners: Third Biennial Report 1874-75. 1 oversized item.

 

Bowen, J. Arthur. Papers; 1905-1921. 1 box, 0.35 cu.ft. Inventory.   

 

Bowles, J. Hooper. collection. 1 folder, 0.1 cu.ft.

 

Bowman, Margret Scientific Illustrations for "Morphological Differentiation and Adaptation in the Galapagos Finches"; 1961. 1 box, 0.5 cu.ft.

 

Bowman, Robert Irwin. Papers. 32 boxes, 23.83 cu.ft.

 

Boyd, Abdullahi nur. Papers; 1974-1976. 1 folder, 0.1 cu.ft. Inventory.   

 

Boyd, Louise Arner (1887-1972). Papers. 1 box, 0.35 cu.ft. Box List. Biography.   

 

Bracelin, Nina Floy Perry (1890-1973). Papers. 7 boxes, 1.3 cu.ft. Box List. Biography.   

 

Breedlove, Dennis E. (b. 1939) Papers; 1966-1993. 6 boxes, 5.2 cu.ft.    

 

Brian, Ray. Collection. 1 folder, 0.1 cu.ft.

 

Brooks, Allan landscape watercolor. 1 framed item, 0.1 cu.ft.

 

Brooks, Arthur Robinson. Papers. 1 box, 0.2 cu.ft.    

 

Brown, Belmore African group: Study for South African Group of Sprinkboks. Circa 1950. 1 framed item.

 

Brown, Walter Creighton. Papers. 2 boxes, 0.7 cu.ft.    

 

Browning, Edith. Artichokes in Bloom. 1 framed item, 0.2 cu.ft.

 

Bruner, Lawrence (1856-1937). Papers. 5 boxes, 1 cu.ft. Box List.

 

Bryant, Harold Child (b. 1886). Papers. 1 box, 0.35 cu.ft. Box List.  

 

Bryant, Owen Frederick (1882-1958). Papers. 19+ boxes, 7.05 cu.ft. Box List. Biography.   

 

Bryant, Walter E. (1861-1905). Papers; 1887-1895. 1 box, 0.1 cu.ft. Inventory. See also.   

 

Buck, Margaret Warriner drawings for M. E. Parson's "Wildflowers of California". 150 drawings, 0.5 cu.ft.

 

Bucknall, George portrait. 1 unframed item on canvas, 27"x21 1/2".

 

Bunnell, Sterling, Sr. (b. 1882). Papers. 1 box, 0.2 cu.ft. Inventory. See also.

 

Bunton, George W. (b. 1910). Papers; 1952-1962, 1980. 1 folder, 0.1 cu.ft. Inventory.  

 

Burdick, Donald J. and Shannon Bickford. Trichoptera drawings. 2 boxes, 2 cu.ft

 

Burgess, Edward Sandford oil painting; 1943. 1 framed item, 22 1/2"x15".

 

Burton, Orrin A. photograph collection of Native Americans at Wounded Knee. Catalog numbers N3032-N3044; Circa 1890. 1 box, 0.2 cu.ft.

 

Butler, Clay Preston (b. 1904). Papers; 1963-1976. 1 box, 0.2 cu.ft. Inventory.   

 

Butterfield, Harry M. (1887-1970). Papers. 2 boxes, 0.7 cu.ft. Box List.

 

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California Academy of Sciences staff photo for George Lindsay on his retirement. 1 framed item, 20"x16".

 

California Botanical Club. Records. 8 boxes, 1.6 cu.ft. Box List.   

 

California Horticultural Society. Records; 1929-1987. 1 box, 0.2 cu.ft. Inventory.

 

California Midwinter International Exposition Photographs. 25 photographs; circa 1894. (Catalog #s N245-N269)    

 

California Natural Areas Coordinating Council. Records. 5+ boxes.    

 

California Ornithological Club Collection. Records; 1889. 1 box. Inventory. 

 

California Ornithologists Collection. Papers and photographs related to ornithologists who have worked in California; 1863-1989. 1 box, 0.35 cu.ft. Inventory.

 

California Spring Blossom and Wild Flower Association. Records.    

 

California Zoological Club, Stanford University. Membership book and invoices; Circa 1948-1952. 1 box, 0.4 cu.ft.

 

Campbell, Douglas Houghton (1859-1953). Papers. 1 box, 0.2 cu.ft. Box List.

 

Campbell, Ian (1899-1978). Papers. 9 boxes, 3.15 cu.ft. Box List.  

 

Campbell, Margaret Warthin. Papers. 5 boxes, 1.75 cu.ft. Box List. Biography.   

 

Cantelow, Ella Dales and Herbert (b. 1875 [Ella]). Papers. 4 boxes, 1.4 cu.ft. Box List.

 

Canoes of Polynesia [portfolio of prints]. 1 oversized item.

 

Cantrell, Mary Belle botanical paintings. 3 items.

 

Carlton, James. Papers; 1968-1975. 1 folder, 0.1 cu.ft. Inventory.

 

Chace, Emery P. Field notes from the 1922 Ferriss-Chace Death Valley Expedition; 1922-1968, bulk 1967-1968. 2 folders, 0.1 cu.ft.    

 

Chamberlin, Joseph Conrad (1898-1962). Papers. 2 boxes, 2 cu.ft. Biography.

 

Chamberlin, Ralph V. List of species and illustrations; circa 1925. 1 folder, 0.1 cu.ft. Inventory.

 

Chambers, Lee. Collection. 1 folder, 0.1 cu.ft.

 

Chandler, Harry P. Papers. 1 box, 0.35 cu.ft. Box List.

 

Chapman, Wilbert McLeod (b. 1910). Papers. 1 box, 0.33 cu.ft. Box List.  

 

Chesterman, Charles Wesley (1913-). Papers.

 

Chickering, Allen and Carol (1908-1972 [Carol]). Papers. 1 box, 0.2 cu.ft. Box List.

 

"Chinese Natural History Drawings" 2 framed prints.

 

Children's European glass lantern slide collection. 1 box, 0.2 cu.ft.

 

Church, Clifford C. Collection. 1 folder, 0.1 cu.ft.

 

Clark, Howard Walton (1870-1941). Papers; 1901-1971. 2 boxes, 0.75 cu.ft. Inventory.    

 

Clary, Raymond H. 1894 Midwinter Fair Collection. 34 boxes, 34.66 cu. ft.   

 

Clay, C. I. Collection. 1 folder, 0.1 cu.ft.

 

Claypole, E. J. Papers. 1 box, 0.2 cu.ft. Box List. 

 

Coan, Eugene V. Papers. 7 boxes, 3 cu.ft.    

 

Coats, Ruth E. Papers. 4 boxes, 1.25 cu.ft. Box List

 

Coggins, Herbert L. Papers. 1 folder, 0.1 cu.ft.

 

Cohen, Donald A. Papers. 5 boxes, 1 cu.ft. Box List. See also.   

 

Coker, Robert E. collection. 1 folder, 0.1 cu.ft.

 

Cole, Michael habitat rendering. 1 oversized item mounted on board.

 

Coleman, Basil ("Bill"). Collection. 0.01 cu.ft.

 

Colnett, James map of the Galapagos: Chart of the Galapagos Surveyed in the Merchant Ship Rattler. 1 framed item, 31 1/2" x 24".

 

Compagno, Leonard J. V. Collection. 1 folder, 0.1 cu.ft.

 

Comstock, Anna Botsford engravings of butterflies. 2 items.

 

Comstock, John Henry photo portraits. 2 framed and signed items, 9"x6 1/2".

 

Conception Bay Photographs. 91 aerial photographs of Baja California's Conception Bay taken by Sunderland Photographers; April 12, 1963. (Catalog #s P1341-P1431)    

 

Cook, Richard E. illustration of a totem pole. 1 oversized folder.

 

Cooper Ornithological Club. Records; 1895-1967. 1 box, 0.2 cu.ft. Inventory.    

 

Cooper, James Graham (1830-1902). Papers. 6 boxes, 2.2 cu.ft. Box List.   

 

Cordes, Frederick Carl. Travel slides and miscellaneous. 1+ box, 5.15 cu.ft.    

 

Covarrubias: Pageant of the Pacific [6 pieces plus text]. 1 oversized item.

 

Cowles, Thomas. Papers; 1928-1989. 1 folder, 0.1 cu.ft. Inventory.   

 

Craig, Thomas. Papers; 1928-1932. 5 folders, 0.1 cu.ft. Inventory.

 

Crocker, Charles F. portrait [Academy trustee]. 1 framed item.

 

Crocker, C. (Charles) Templeton (1884-1948). Papers. 80 boxes, 53.2 cu.ft. Finding Aid.  

 

Crocker, William Henry, 1861-1937 portrait [Academy trustee]. 1 framed item.

 

Curran, Charles Howard (1894-1972). Papers. 2 boxes, 0.4 cu.ft. Box List.

 

Curtis, Elizabeth illustrations. Oversized items.

 

Cutler, Betsey. Collection. 2.5 cubic feet.

 

Curtis, Grace H. Papers. 1 box.


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Dall, William Healey (1845-1927). Papers. 2 boxes.    

 

Davidson, George (1825-1911). Papers and books. 54 boxes + books, 29.45 cu.ft. Box List.  

 

Davidson, George bas-relief portrait [artist unknown]. 2 framed items.

 

George Davidson,  Louis Agassiz, and Prof. Steindachnet of Germany photograph. 1 framed item, 27"x24".

 

Davies, Paul. Collection. 1 folder, 0.1 cu.ft.

 

Davies, Thomas William (1915-1990). Papers.    

 

Davis, H. Vannoy. Papers; Circa 1960-1970. 2 boxes, 2 cu ft.

 

Davis, Thomas portrait. 1 item.

 

Day, Willis Cyrus (1894-1965). Papers. 4+ boxes, 1.65 cu.ft. Box List. Biography.   

 

Decius, L. Courtney (b. 1890). Papers. 1+ box, 0.3 cu.ft. Box List.   

 

DeDecker, Mary and Paul. Papers; 1975-1979. 1 folder, 0.1 cu.ft. Inventory. 

 

Delane, John D. oil painting: British Columbia Coast Inland Passage; Circa 1931, 1 framed item, 23"x14".

 

Dempster, Robert P. Papers. 3 boxes, 1.05 cu.ft. Box List.

 

Denning, Donald Gordon (1909-1988). Papers. 17+ boxes, 5.45 cu.ft. Box List. Biography.   

 

Dennison, Mrs. William E. Paintings. 2.25 cu.ft.

 

Derby, Mary C. Collection. 1 folder, 0.1 cu.ft.

 

Desmond, Lawrence. Letters about Augustus La Plongeon; 1982. 1 folder, 0.1 cu.ft.    

 

Dickerson, Roy Ernest (1878-1944). Papers. 1 box, 0.35 cu.ft. Box List.   

 

Dickey, Donald Ryder (1887-1932). Papers; 1914-1932. 1 box, 0.2 cu.ft. Inventory.   

 

Dickinson, Bernard N. Travel photographs; circa 1930-1950. 2 boxes, 1 cu.ft.    

 

Dipterists International Entomological Congress photograph; 1928, 1 framed item.

 

Dixon, Joseph Scattergood (b. 1884). Papers; 1916-1953. 1 box, 0.35 cu.ft. Inventory. 

 

Dodel, A. Biological Atlas. 1 item.

 

Dodge, E.A. Papers. 1 box. Box List.

 

Draper, Benjamin Poff (1907-1980). Papers. 16 boxes, 5.05 cu.ft. Box List.   

 

Drewes, Robert Clifton (b. 1942). Papers. 10 boxes, 3.17 cu. ft.   

 

Durham, J. Wyatt. Papers. 1 box, 1 cu.ft.    

 

Dykes, Nancy. Collection. 1 folder, 0.1 cu.ft.

 

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Eastman, William R., Sr. Philippine Photographs; 1902-1906. 4 boxes, 1.35 cu.ft. Inventory.

 

Eastwood, Alice (1859-1953). Papers. 65 boxes, 16.6 cu.ft. Finding Aid. Portraits. Correspondents. Bibliography.

 

Edwards, William Henry and E.G. Wright (1822-1909 [Edwards]). Correspondence. 3 boxes, 0.99 cu.ft. Item List.   

 

Eigenmann, Carl H. and Rosa Smith (1863-1927 [Carl], 1858-1947 [Rosa]). Papers. 8 boxes, 1.6 cu.ft. Box List. 

 

Eimbeck, William (1841-1909). Papers. 1 wrapped item, 0.3 cu.ft.    

 

Eisen, Gustav A. (1847-1940). Papers. 15 boxes, 3 cu.ft. Box List. Biography.

 

Eisenhardt, Roy (1939-). Papers. 3 boxes, 0.6 cu.ft.    

 

Elias, Peter. Papers. 1 box, 0.2 cu.ft.    

 

Elkus, Charles de Young and Ruth (1881-1963 [Charles]). Papers. 32+ boxes, 8.2 cu.ft. Inventory.   

 

Emerson, William Otto (1856-1940). Papers. 1 box, 0.2 cu.ft. Box List. See also.   

 

Ensrud, Phyllis J. Papers; 1965-1992. 1 box, 0.35 cu.ft. Inventory.   

 

Entomologist portraits transferred to special collections by Paul Arnaud: Doubleday, Curtis, Kirby, and Waterhouse. 4 items.

 

2nd Entomological Congress photograph; 1912. 1 framed item.

 

Eschmeyer, William. Papers. 18.2 cu.ft.

 

Essig, Edward Oliver (1884-1964). Papers; 65 boxes, 22.4 cu.ft. Box List. Biography.   

 

Esterly, C. O. Collection. 1 folder, 0.1 cu.ft.

 

Evans, Henry paintings. 505 items.

 

Evans, S. C. Collection. 1 folder, 0.1 cu.ft.

 

Evermann, Barton Warren (1853-1932). Papers. 144+ boxes, 29.15 cu.ft. Finding Aid. See also.  


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Fairchild, David (1869-1954). Letter and publications; 1911-1954. 1 folder, 0.1 cu.ft. Inventory.

 

Fairchild, Graham Bell and Cornelius B. Philip. Correspondence. 2 boxes, 0.7 cu.ft.    

 

Farallon Islands Photograph Collection. Photographs. 1 box, 0.35 cu.ft.    

 

Farm Journal. 1 box, 0.5 cu.ft.

 

Farquhar, Francis P. (1886-1974). Papers; 1928-1975. 1 box, 0.35 cu.ft. Inventory.

 

Fassett, Harry Clifford and Myra B. (1870-1953 [Harry]). Papers. 15 boxes, 5.45 cu.ft. Box List. Biography

 

Fauna and Flora of Panama [page from the book]. 1 framed item, 23"x21".

 

Fellman print: Morning Watch; 1984. 1 framed item.

 

Fender, Kenneth M. Papers. 8 boxes, 1 cu.ft.    

 

Fenyes, Albert (Adalbert). Papers. 1+ box, 0.35 cu.ft. Box List.

 

Ferrari, Mr. and Mrs. Attilio J. Historical photographs. 1 box, 0.2 cu.ft.    

 

Ferreria, Antonio J. Papers. 11+ boxes, 2.2 cu.ft.    

 

Ferris, Gordon Floyd (1893-1958). Papers. 9+ boxes, 3.55 cu.ft. Box List.  

 

Finley, William L. Collection. 1 folder, 0.1 cu.ft.

 

Fisher, A. K. Collection. 1 folder, 0.1 cu.ft.

 

Fisher, Walter Kendrick (1878-1953). Papers. 4+ boxes, 1.25 cu.ft. Box List

 

Fiske, George photographs 1912. 1 oversized folder.

 

Fitzhugh, William McPherson. Collection. 1 folder, 0.1 cu.ft.

 

Flamm, Roy photographs. 2 boxes and 2 items, 3 cu.ft.

 

Fletcher, Lewis R. (1892-1973). Papers; 1971-1976. 5 folders, 0.1 cu.ft. Inventory.  

 

Follett, Wilbur Irving (1901-1992). Papers. 45+ boxes, 46 cu.ft.    

 

Foote, Lucius Harwood. Collection. 1 folder, 0.1 cu.ft., 1 half-oversize folder.

 

Forbes, John Franklin. Collection. 1 folder, 0.1 cu.ft.

 

Forbes, William T. M. and Fox, Richard M. Correspondence. 1 folder, 0.1 cu.ft.

 

Force, Peter (1790-1868). Letter to bookseller and bio-bibligraphy; 1849-1948. 1 folder, 0.1 cu.ft.    

 

Fox, Charles L. (d. 1928). Photograph album. 1 box, 0.4 cu.ft.    

 

Foxworthy, Fred William. Lantern slide collection. 0.2 cu.ft.

 

French, William H. (1882-1970). San Francisco Bay Area photographs (including the Pan Pacific International Exposition and the Golden Gate International Exposition); circa 1910-1940. 0.4 cu.ft. (Catalog #s N2184-N2189, N2753-N2809, N2985-N2992)    

 

Frick, Kenneth Eugene (b. 1917). Papers. 25 boxes, 7.75 cu.ft. Biography.

 

Fritsch, Peter Warren (b. 1961). Papers. 1 box.    

 

Frizzell, Harriet Exline (1909-1968). Papers. 6 boxes, 2.1 cu.ft. Box List. Biography.

 

Fuertes, Louis Agassiz. Collection [1 folder] and watercolors of California ground squirrels [4 items, 10 1/2" x 15 1/2"].


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Galápagos Islands. Papers related to California Academy of Sciences expeditions to the Galápagos Islands. 11 boxes, 2.2 cu.ft. Box List.

 

Galloway, Alan James (b. 1904). Papers. 9 boxes, 1.8 cu.ft. Box List. Biography.

 

Geary, Ida. Papers; 1965-1988. 1 folder, 0.1 cu.ft. Inventory.  

 

Ghiselin, Michael T. Papers; 1993-2002. 2 boxes, 1.2 cu. ft.[Restricted access].

 

Gibbons Family (Henry I [1808-1884], Henry II [1840-1911], Henry III). Papers. 1 box, 0.2 cu.ft. Item List.  

 

Gibbons, William Peters (1812-1897). Papers. 1 box, 0.2 cu.ft. Box List.

 

Giffard, Walter M. (d. 1929). Papers and portrait. 2 boxes and 1 framed item, 20"x15" Box List.  

 

Gifford, Edward Winslow. Galápagos expedition photographs. 244 photographs; 1905-1906. (Catalog #s N1-N244) See also.

 

Gilbert, Grove Karl (1843-1918). Geological photographs. 1 box, 0.2 cu.ft.    

 

Glass negatives collections [Miscellaneous]. 10 boxes and 1 item, 1.5 cu.ft.

 

Goethe, Charles Matthias (1875-1966). Papers. 1+ box, 0.2 cu.ft. Box List.

 

Gonzalez, Pedro Julio artwork.

 

Goodall, Jane. Collection. 5 folders.

 

Goodwin, A.P. Papers; 1908-1909. 1 folder, 0.1 cu.ft. Inventory.

 

Green, Franklin Theodore photographic portrait. 1 oversized folder.

 

Greene, Edward Lee. Collection. 0.001 cu.ft.

 

Greene, Luther. Collection. 0.001 cu.ft.

 

Grinnell, J. portrait by Peter Von Valkenburgh; 1934 September. 1 framed item.

 

Griswold, Charles Edward. Scientific illustrations.    

 

Group photograph of Albert Koebele, Jas H. Behrens, T.L. Casey, J.J. Rivers, Geo. W. Dunn, Chas. Fuchs, and W.G.W. Harford, San Francisco; Circa 1888. 1 framed item 25"x21".

 

Gruber, Ferdinand (1830-1907). Papers. 2 boxes, 0.4 cu.ft. Box List.  

 

Grunsky, Carl Ewald (1855-1934). Papers. 18 boxes, 4.4 cu.ft.  Box List. Biography.  

 

Guadalupe Island Expedition of 1922. Photographs and correspondence. 1 box, 0.2 cu.ft.    

 

Guedet, The Rev. Edward T. (1884-1967). Papers. 2 boxes, 0.7 cu.ft. Box List.

 

Guens, J. C. photograph of Fish and Game Commission of California at the California Academy of Sciences; 1926. 1 framed item, 38"x9".

 

Gustafson, Joel Frank. Papers; 1955-1967. 1 folder, 0.1 cu.ft. Inventory.

 

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Haley, George (1870-1954). Papers; 1895-1960. 1 box, 0.35 cu.ft. Inventory.

 

Hall, Eugene Raymond (1902-1986). Papers. 1 box, 0.2 cu.ft.  Box List.  

 

Hall, Grace A. (1832-1912). Papers. 2 boxes, 0.7 cu.ft. Box List

 

Hall, William Hammond (1846-1934). Papers. 7+ boxes, 4.25 cu.ft. Box List. Biography.  

 

Hamann, Hago and Skee (Mr. and Mrs.). Papers; 1968-1981. 1 folder, 0.1 cu.ft. Inventory.

 

Hamilton, William J. III (b. 1934). Papers; 1961-1988. 8 folders, 0.1 cu.ft. Inventory. See also.   

 

Hammer, William A. Papers. 5 boxes, 1.75 cu.ft.    

 

Hanan, Frances Elizabeth. Photographs. 1 box, 0.4 cu.ft.    

 

Hancock, Captain George Allan (1875-1965). Galapagos photographs and miscellaneous. 1 box, 0.2 cu.ft.    

 

Hand, Edwin E. Papers. 1 box, 0.2 cu.ft.    

 

Hanks, Henry Garber (1826-1907). Papers; 1869-1973. 6 folders, 0.1 cu.ft. Inventory.  

 

Hanna, G. Dallas (1887-1970). Papers. 43 boxes, 10.85 cu.ft. Box List.

 

Hanna, Margaret. Oral history and other materials. 1.67 cu.ft.

 

Hanna, Wilson C. Collection. 1 folder, 0.1 cu.ft.

 

Harmston, Fred Carl (1911-1995). Papers. 1 box, 0.2 cu.ft.    

 

Harris, Addie L. Taft botanical watercolors; early 20th century. 1 box and 1 item (62 images), 0.5 cu.ft.

 

Harris, Velma. Collection. 1 folder

 

Hartman, Monte photographs and exhibit poster: Western Wildflowers and Weeds; 1981.

5 wrapped bundles of photographs.

 

Heath, H. Vesuvius. Manuscript and lantern slides; 1906. 1 glass box.   

 

Heaton, Stennett S. photographs. 1 portfolio case (1 framed and 28 unframed photographs) and 4 small boxes of slides.

 

Heinemann. Photographs of Farallon Islands, flowers and animals. 11 glass boxes.   

 

Heizer, Robert F. (1915-1979). Papers; 1924-1979. 1 folder, 0.1 cu.ft. Inventory

 

Helfer, Jacques. Papers; 1964-1985. 1 folder, 0.1 cu.ft. Inventory.

 

Hemphill, Henry (1830-1914). Papers. 2 boxes, 0.4 cu.ft. Box List.

 

Henshaw, Henry Wetherbee. Collection. 1 folder, 0.1 cu.ft.

 

Herald, Earl Stannard (1914-1973). Papers. 37+ boxes, 8.9 cu.ft. Box List. See also

 

Herre, Albert William Christian Theodore (1868-1962). Papers. 7 boxes, 1.7 cu.ft. Box List. Biography

 

Hertlein, Leo George (1898-1972). Papers. 35+ boxes, 7.95 cu.ft. Box List.

 

Hetherington, W. Alford. Photographs. 1 box.    

 

Hewes, Laurence Ilsley (b. 1876). Papers. 2 boxes, 0.7 cu.ft. Box List.  

 

Hiller photograph of Adelbert Fenyes. 1 framed item, 21"x17".

 

Hittell, Theodore Henry (1830-1917). Papers. 3 boxes, 0.6 cu.ft. Box List.  

 

Hobart architectural drawings of California Academy of Sciences exterior. 1 framed item.

 

Hobson, J. B. Papers. 1 box, 0.2 cu.ft. Box List.

 

Hoelter, Elizabeth. Simson African Hall exhibit construction photo album. 1 item. 0.1 cu. ft.

 

Hohfeld, Edward portrait. 1 framed item.

 

Holladay, Samuel W. (1823-1915). Papers. 2 boxes, 0.7 cu.ft.    

 

Holmes, Samuel Jackson. Papers. 20 folders.

 

Holzworth, John M. Papers; 1930-1961. 1 folder, 0.1 cu.ft. Inventory.  

 

Hopi collection. 1 archive box.

 

Hopping, Ralph (1868-1941). Papers. 7 boxes, 2.45 cu.ft. Box List. Biography.

 

Howard, Lot Duncan, Jr. (b. 1908). Sea otter dissection photographs. 1 box, 0.35 cu.ft.    

 

Howard, L.O. in group photo by Crandalls, Palo Alto. 1 framed item, 20"x11 1/2".

 

Howe, H.C. Manuscript titled "The Biological Limit of Civilization"; circa 1923. 1 folder, 0.1 cu.ft.    

 

Howe, William: Butterflies of the Sierra acrylic paintings. 2 oval framed items.

 

Howell, A. Brazier. Collection. 1 folder, 0.1 cu.ft.    

 

Howell, John Thomas (1903-1994). Papers. 92+ boxes, 18.25 cu.ft.  Box List.   

 

Howitt, Beatrice (1891-1981). Papers. 2+ boxes, 0.8 cu.ft.    

 

Hoyt, Charles P. Insect anatomy lantern slides. 1 box, 0.35 cu.ft.    

 

Hubbard, Samuel. Collection. 1 folder, 0.1 cu.ft.

 

Hubbs, Carl Leavitt (1894-1979). Papers; 1918-1979. 1 box. Inventory.

 

Huber, Walter L. Sierra Club photograph collection. 0.2 cu.ft.

 

Hudson, Charles Bradford painting of Grand Teton Mountains [study for Brown Bear Group North American Hall diorama]; Circa 1920. 1 framed item, 29 1/2" x 23".

 

Hunter, Joseph S. (1879-1972). Papers; 1897-1972. 5 boxes, 1.75 cu.ft. Inventory. Biography. See also.


Husey Simson African Hall photographs.1 wrapped package, 27"x15".

 

Hyde, Philip photographs. 1 box.

 

Hyslop, J.A. Letter to Mr. H. DuBuysson re: Megathous algirinus; 1917. 1 folder, 0.1 cu.ft.

  

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Iden, Frances Bramhall. Papers. 1 box, 0.4 cu.ft. Box List.

 

Ingersoll, Albert Miller. Collection. 1 folder, 0.1 cu.ft.

 

International Studios prints. 1 box.

 

Irwin, Benoni oil portrait of George Davidson; 1878. 1 framed item, 27 1/2" x 23".

 

Iwamoto, Tomio. Personal and Departmental Correspondence; circa 1962-2010. 7 boxes, 1.65 cu. ft.


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James, Mathew J. Collection. 0.17 cu.ft.

 

Janss, Ed photographs [catalog numbers N26,043-N26,095]. 36 items.

 

Jaques, Francis Lee oil painting of the Schooner Zaca. 1 framed item, 24"x 22".

 

Jewett, Stanley G. Collection. 1 folder, 0.1 cu.ft.    

 

Johnston, Edward C. Photographs of plants of the Pribilof Islands, AK. 1 box, 0.35 cu.ft.    

 

Jones, Marcus E. (b. 1852). Papers. 1 box, 0.35 cu.ft. Box List.

 

Jordan, David Starr (1851-1931). Papers. 11+ boxes, 2.95 cu.ft. Box List

 

Jordan, Waterston, Imms, and Silverstri portrait. 1 framed item.

 

Jordan, Eric Knight (1903-1926). Papers. 2 boxes, 0.4 cu.ft.  Box List.

  

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Kask, John Laurence (b. 1906). Papers; 1943-1988. 1 folder, 0.1 cu.ft. Inventory

 

Kaune, Steven. Photographs. 1 box, 0.2 cu.ft. Box List.

 

Kavanaugh, David H. Scientific illustrations. 0.5 cu.ft.

 

Kearney, Thomas H. (1874-1956). Papers. 14+ boxes, 2.65 cu.ft. Box List.  

 

Keck, David D. (b. 1903). Papers; 1935-1952. 4 folders, 0.1 cu.ft. Inventory.  

 

Keegan, Hugh L. Illustrations. 0.33 cu.ft.

 

Keen, A. Myra (b. 1905). Papers. 4 boxes, 0.8 cu.ft.    

 

Keep, Josiah. Papers. 3 boxes, 1.4 cu.ft.    

 

Kellogg, Vernon Lyman (1867-1937). Papers. 1 box, 0.35 cu.ft.  Box List.

 

Kelly, Junea W. Collection. 1 folder, 0.1 cu.ft.    

 

Kent, Anne Thompson (1892-1981). Papers; 1909-1982. 1 folder, 0.1 cu.ft. Inventory.

 

Kessel, Edward Luther (b. 1904). Papers. 3 boxes. 

 

Keuter, Alfred and George. Lepidoptera Field Notes; circa 1960-1969. 2 boxes, 0.7 cu.ft. Binder List.

 

Kew, William Stephen Webster (1890-1961). Photographs of Southern California geology and oil fields. 1 box, 0.35 cu.ft.    

 

Kinrade, Joseph J. Letter and clipping; 1913-1929. 1 folder, 0.1 cu.ft. Inventory.  

 

Kinter, Dean (1909-1963). Photographs of Golden Gate Bridge and Bay Bridge construction. 7+ boxes, 2.3 cu.ft. Biography.  

 

Kleinpell, Robert M. Papers. 3 boxes, 2.33 cu. ft.   

 

Kleinschmidt. Photographs. 1 glass box, 0.5 cu. ft.   

 

Knight, Irja. Collection. 1 folder, 0.1 cu.ft.    

 

Knirsch, Edward. Papers. 1 box, 0.4 cu.ft. Box List.  

 

Knox, Cameron. Correspondence and portraits; 1939-1940. 0.1 cu.ft.    

 

Knudson, Ruthann (b. 1941). Papers. 18 boxes, 7.2 cu.ft. Biography

 

Kock, Bruce A. Papers; 1962-1977. 1 folder, 0.1 cu.ft. Inventory.  

 

Koebele, Albert (1853-1924). Papers. 6 boxes, 2.1 cu.ft. Box List. Biography.  

 

Kofoid, Charles Atwood (1865-1947). Papers; 1894-1947. 1 box, 0.35 cu.ft. Inventory.

 

Kooy, Johan. Papers. 1 box, 0.35 cu.ft.    

 

Kramer, August Henry. Framed botanical watercolor paintings; 1915-1938. 47 paintings.    

 

Krebs, Henry. Manuscript titled "The West-Indian Marine Shells with some remarks". 1 box, 0.2 cu.ft.

  

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La Plant, Helen Eloesser. Collection. 1 folder, 0.1 cu.ft.

 

La Rivers, Ira (1915-1977). Papers. 5 boxes, 1.75 cu.ft. Box List. Biography.

 

Lack, David Lambert (1910-1973). Papers. 2 boxes, 0.7 cu.ft. Box List. See also.   

 

Laird, Jane watercolors. 1 box, 0.4 cu.ft.

 

Lamb, Chester. Collection. 1 folder, 0.1 cu.ft.

 

Landers, David. Scanning electron microscope photographs. 1 box, 0.2 cu.ft.

 

Langstroth, Lovell and Libby. Monterey Bay and Indo-Pacific 35mm slide collection. 35 binders, 6 cu. ft.

 

Lantern slide collection. 48 boxes, 7 cu.ft.

 

Larson, Gary signed original cartoon "Special Jar"; 1985. 1 framed item, 20"x16".

 

Lastreto, Carlos B. Collection. 1 folder, 0.1 cu.ft.

 

Lattig, Bruce print of a lion. 1 framed item, 29"x24".

 

Lawrence, Fred E. Papers. 1 box, 0.35 cu.ft.    

 

Lawton, H. S. Photographs. 0.3 cubic feet

 

Leach, Edwin Ralph (1878-1971). Papers. 7 boxes, 2.45 cu.ft.  Box List. Biography.

 

Leach, Frank A. Papers. 1 box, 0.35 cu.ft. Box List.

 

Leake, Chauncey Depew (b. 1896). Papers; 1934-1978. 11 folders, 0.1 cu.ft. Inventory.

 

Lee, Welton. Papers. 2 boxes, 2 cu.ft.    

 

Leech, Hugh B. Papers. 19 boxes, 6.5 cu.ft.    

 

Legget, Robert M. Collection. 1 folder, 0.1 cu.ft.

 

Leviton, Alan Edward. Correspondence, work files, and portrait. 55 boxes, 18.2 cu.ft.

 

Libby, Gretchen. Collection. 1 folder, 0.1 cu.ft.

 

Liebes, Arnold (b. 1889). Papers. 8 boxes + albums    

 

Lindsay, George. Papers. 13 boxes and 1 framed oil portrait, 4.46 cu.ft.

 

Linsley, Earle Garfield (1882-1969). Papers; 1907-1969. 13 folders, 0.1 cu.ft. Inventory.  

 

Linsley, Earle Gorton (1910-2000). Papers. 33 boxes, 11.65 cu.ft. Biography.

 

Littlejohn, Chase. Collection. 1 folder, 0.1 cu.ft.

 

Liittschwager, David reproductions from Skulls Exhibit; 2002. 3 oversized folders, 0.4 cu.ft.

 

Livermore, Norman portrait in Livermore room. 1 framed item, 23 1/2"x26".

 

Lloyd, Francis Ernest print: Signed portrait, N21335. 1 mounted item.

 

Lockhead, James Kenneth (b. 1891). Papers. 5 boxes, 0.35 cu.ft. Box List.

 

Lohle, Frederick W. (b. 1899). Papers. 3 boxes, 0.6 cu.ft. Box List.

 

Lombardi, Maurice E. (1878-1962). Papers; 1940-1980. 1 folder, 0.1 cu.ft. Inventory

 

Loomis, Leverett Mills (1857-1928). Papers. 4+ boxes, 1.1 cu.ft. Box List.

 

Loy, Harvey H. Papers; 1879-1888, bulk 1885-1886. 1 folder, 0.1 cu.ft. Inventory.

 

Lucas, Frederic Augustus (1852-1929). Papers. 2 boxes, 0.55 cu.ft. Box List.

 

Lutz, Bertha. Correspondence; 1945. 1 folder, 0.1 cu.ft.    

 

Lynch, Mary Ann oil painting: "Frog". 1 framed item, 22"x18".

 

Lyon, Robert J. Papers and photographs. 2 boxes, 0.7 cu.ft.

 

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MacFarland, Frank Mace (1869-1951). Papers. 20+ boxes, 5.3 cu.ft. Box List.

 

MacNeill, C. Don. Papers. 1.5 cu.ft.

 

Mailliard Family. Papers. 4 boxes, 1.74 cu. ft.   

 

Mailliard, John Ward (1862-1935). Papers. 1 box, 0.2 cu.ft. Box List. See also.   

 

Mailliard (John W., Jr.) portrait [Academy trustee]. 2 items.

 

Mailliard, Joseph W. (1857-1945). Papers. 10+ boxes, 3.5 cu.ft.  Box List. See also.   

 

Mandra, York T. Collection. 1 folder, 0.1 cu.ft.

 

Martin (James Otis) portrait. 1 framed item.

 

Mason, Herbert L. Papers; 1928-1962. 1 folder, 0.1 cu.ft. Inventory.

 

Mathews, Henry E. (d. 1935). Manuscript titled "Some Recollections of the James Lick Trust"; 1887-1918. 1 folder, 0.1 cu.ft.    

 

McAlister, Decker G. portrait [Academy trustee]. 1 framed item.

 

McAllister, Matthew Hall (d. 1948). Papers. 4 boxes, 1.66 cu.ft. Box List.

 

McBean (Alan) painting of outer space and astronaut with footprint on moon (original-some paint contains moon dust, and has signatures of most astronauts from all the Apollo Expeditions). 1 item.

 

McClellan, J. Edward and Bonnie. Papers and slides; 1971-1976. 1 box. Inventory.

 

McClintock, Elizabeth (1912-2004). Papers. 22 records center cartons, 2 half size records center cartons, 3 archives boxes, 1 half-size archives box, 24.7 Cubic feet  Box List. Biography.

 

McCosker, John E. Papers and videotapes. 6 boxes, 2.8 cu. ft.   

 

McCracken, Mary Isabel (1866-1955). Papers. 8 boxes, 2.8 cu.ft. Box List. Biography.

 

McCready Photograph collection. 1 box, 0.2 cubic feet

 

McLain, Robert Baird. Papers. 1 box.    

 

McWhorter, Frank P. Letter and reprint; 1930-1966. 1 folder, 0.1 cu.ft. Inventory.

 

Mears, Eliot G. Collection. 1 folder, 0.1 cu.ft.

 

Meinecke, Emelio Pepe Michael (1869-1957). Papers. 27 boxes, 2 oversize rolled items, 6.43 cu.ft. Box List. Biography.

 

Melander, Axel Leonard (1878-1962). Papers. 8 boxes, 2.67 cu.ft. Box List. Biography

 

Menzies, Robert Hewitt (d. 1964). Papers; 1942-1975. 1 folder, 0.1 cu.ft. Inventory.

 

Metcalf, Woodbridge. Collection. 1 folder, 0.1 cu.ft.

 

Mexia, Ynes (1870-1938). Papers. 9 boxes, 2.63 cu. ft. Finding Aid. Biography.

 

Meyer, Wilson. Collection. 1 folder, 0.1 cu.ft.

 

Michelbacher, A.E. Papers; 1942. 1 folder, 0.1 cu.ft.    

 

Middleton and Litteschegger black and white photograph of the red-cockaded woodpecker. [From the Witness exhibit]. 1 framed item.

 

Millberry, Guy S. Correspondence with Robert C. Miller; 1944. 1 folder, 0.1 cu.ft.    

 

Miller, Alfred photos of paintings. Oversized items in shared box.

 

Miller, Edward. Papers; 1914, 1976, 1978-1979. 1 folder, 0.1 cu.ft. Inventory.

 

Miller, Loye Holmes (1874-1970). Papers; 1911-1970. 0.2 cu.ft. Inventory.

 

Miller, Robert Cunningham (1899-1984). Papers. 152 boxes, 42.73 cu.ft. Box List.

 

Millstones at CAS. Papers related to millstones of early California held by or offered to the California Academy of Sciences; 1919-1976. 1 folder, 0.1 cu.ft.    

 

Mitchell, Sydney B. Papers. 1 box, 0.4 cu.ft. Box List.

 

Mjoberg, Eric. Papers. 14 boxes, 3.5 cu.ft. Box List. Biography.

 

Moffitt, James (1900-1943). Papers. 20 boxes, 4 cu.ft. Box List. See also.   

 

Mohr, Warren. Collection. 1 folder, 0.1 cu.ft.

 

Molera, Eusebio J. Collection. 1 folder, 0.1 cu.ft.

 

Momotus momota print by Aardt [Blue crowned mot mot]. 1 framed item.

 

"Monarch". Papers related to "Monarch" the Grizzly Bear; 1891-1988. 1 folder, 0.1 cu.ft.    

 

Monteagle, Louis F. Collection. 1 folder, 0.1 cu.ft.

 

Montgomery, John. Collection. 1 folder, 0.1 cu.ft.

 

Moran, Reid (b. 1916). Papers. 6 boxes, 1.73 cu.ft.    

 

Moritz, Tom. Papers and Mailliard Library records. 4 boxes, 4.0 cu.ft.

 

Morrison, Alexander F. and May Treat (1856-1921 [Alexander], 1858-1939 [May]). Papers; 1921-1996. 1 folder, 0.1 cu.ft. Inventory.

 

Morrison, Carol. Papers; 19 boxes, 19 cu.ft. Box List. Biography.

 

Morse, Elizabeth Eaton. Collection. 1 box, 0.1 cu.ft.

 

Morton, Edward A. bas relief of James Lick. 28" diameter plaster bas relief, 0.5 cu.ft.

 

Moulin, Gabriel enlarged photograph of Ocean Beach. 1 unframed item, 33"x24".

 

Moulin, Gabriel North American Hall photographs by Gabriel Moulin. [Roosevelt Elk N1541E; Stellar Sea Lions N1562B; Prong Horn N1549C; Farallon Rookery N1591B]. 1 box, 0.5 cu.ft.

 

 

Moulton, Dudley B. (1878-1951). Papers. 30+ boxes, 9.3 cu.ft. Box List. Biography.

 

Murie, Olaus. Collection. 1 folder, 0.1 cu.ft.

 

Music Concourse Photograph. 1 framed item, 0.2 cu.ft.

 

Musser, Lieutenant. Revillagigedo Expedition photographs. Catalog #s N1055-N1316.    

 

Myers, George Sprague. Papers; 1923-1974. 1 box, 0.2 cu.ft. Inventory.

 

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Native American Glass Negative Collection. 2 boxes, 0.5 cu.ft.

 

Native American miscellaneous materials (including Ketchum Collection post cards). 1 box, 0.2 cu.ft

 

Nawmiski, Ira art collection of photos. 1 oversized folder.

 

Nelson's Ptarmigan watercolor, male in spring plumage; 1891. 1 framed item.

 

Nevins, Thomas J. Collection. 1 folder, 0.1 cu.ft.

 

New Foundland Coast photo album [from Anthropology department]. 1 item, 0.2 cu.ft.

 

Nicholson, John L. Collection. 1 folder, 0.1 cu.ft.

 

Nimitz, Chester. Collection. 1 folder, 0.1 cu.ft.

 

Nunenmacher, Frederick William (1870-1946). Papers. 6 boxes, 2 cu.ft. Box List. Biography.

 

Nuttall, George Henry Falkiner portrait. 1 framed item.

 

Nuttall, Zelia Maria. Collection. 1 folder, 0.1 cu.ft.

 

Nutting, Willard (Bill) Holmes, Jr. (1916-1990). Papers. 1 box. Inventory.

 

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Oberholser, Harry C. Collection. 1 folder, 0.1 cu.ft.

 

Ochsner, Washington Henry. Papers. 4 boxes, 2.03 cu.ft. Box List.

 

O'Halloran, Rose. Papers. 1 box, 0.4 cu.ft. Box List.

 

Ohl, H. C. Collection. 1 folder, 0.1 cu.ft.

 

O'Kane, Walter Collins. Papers. 1 box, 0.35 cu.ft. Box List

 

Oldroyd, Ida Shepard and Thomas Shaw (1856-1940 [Ida], 1853-1932 [Thomas]). Papers. 1 box, 0.2 cu.ft. Box List.

 

O'Neale, Carrie Higgins. Scrapbook about the 1906 San Francisco earthquake and fire.    

 

Opler, Paul Alexander (b. 1938). Papers. 9 boxes, 3.15 cu.ft. Box List. Biography.

 

Ornithology & Mammalogy Department Field Note Collection. Finding Aid.  

 

Orr, Robert Thomas and Dorothy B. (1908-1994 [Robert]). Papers. 130 boxes, 54.24 cu.ft. Box List. See also.   

 

Osgood, Wilfred H. Collection. 1 folder, 0.1 cu.ft.

 

Ostergaard, Jens (Gene) (1878-1969). Papers. 1 box, 0.2 cu.ft. Box List.

 

Ostrom, Brigadier General and Mrs. Charles D. Y. Photograph album (mostly San Francisco?); circa 1890s. 1 box, 0.2 cu.ft.

 

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Pacific Coast Entomological Society. Records. 61 boxes, 21.45 cu.ft.    

 

Page, Charles portriat [Academy trustee]. 1 framed item.

 

Panama Pacific Expo: Gold medal award for diorama habitat group at the Academy. 1915.

1 framed item.

 

Parkhurst, Joseph L., Jr. Papers. 1 box.   

 

Parsons, Mary Elizabeth (Hawver) (1859-1947). Papers. 9 boxes, 1.8 cu.ft. Box List. Biography.

 

Paton, Frank Christmas etched glass. 1 oversized item.

 

Pearson, Nathan E. Papers; 1930-1937. 1 folder, 0.1 cu.ft. Inventory.

 

Peers, Susan M. (d. 1974). Papers; 1967-1970. 1 folder, 0.1 cu.ft. Inventory.

 

Peirson, Frank Warrington (1902-1951). Papers. 1 box, 0.2 cu.ft. Box List.

 

Pemberton, John Roy. Collection. 1 folder, 0.1 cu.ft.

 

Penalosa, Javier (b. 1932). Card catalogue of plants for "The Flora of the Tiburon Peninsula". 2 boxes, 0.35 cu.ft. Box List.

 

Peterson, Roger Tory signed prints. 33 items.

 

Peyton, Lawrence. Collection. 1 folder, 0.1 cu.ft.

 

Pflueger drawing of Cowell Hall; 1966. 1 framed item, 40'x22".

 

Pflueger drawing of Rare Book Room; undated. 1 unframed item.

 

Pflueger sketches of Wattis Hall exterior; undated. 1 unframed item.


Philip, Cornelius Becker (1900-1987). Papers. 29+ boxes, 11.2 cu.ft. Box List. Biography.

 

Piano, Renzo original signed building drawing. 1 matted item, 10"x8".

 

Pinchot, Gifford. 1929 South Seas Expedition Photographs. 7 boxes, 3 rolled items, 16 glass boxes, 5.5 cu. ft.

 

Pinter, Penny A. (1970-1971). Correspondence; 1970-1971. 1 folder, 0.1 cu.ft.    

 

Pitts, William Burton (1867-1960). Papers. 3 boxes, 0.6 cu.ft. Box List.

 

Plains Native American Photographic Collection: Glass plate negatives P40-P67; 1870-1929.

1 box, 0.2 cu.ft.

 

Pollard, Henry Minter. Papers. 1 folder, 0.1 cu.ft.

 

Porter, Russell W. (1871-1949). Sketch of Morrison Planetarium star projector and obituary; 1948, 1952. 1 folder, 0.1 cu.ft.    

 

Postcard collection. 25 boxes and 2 binders, 3.17 cu.ft.

 

Poster collection [mostly Academy exhibits]. 4 flat files and 7 framed items.

 

Pressed plants albums. 10 albums, 2.2 cu.ft.

 

Pringle, Cornelia C. Papers. 2+ boxes, 0.4 cu.ft. Box List.

 

Pronin, George. Papers. 1 folder, 0.1 cu.ft. Inventory.

 

Pulawski, Wojciech. Papers including correspondence, drafts, and illustrations. 9 boxes, 6 cu.ft.

 

Puleston, Dennis prints of a quail and belted kingfisher. 2 framed items, 0.5 cu.ft.

 

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Randall, Andrew walking stick and framed oil portrait.

 

Randolph, C. D. Card catalog of the C.D. Randolph shell collection. 1 box, 0.2 cu.ft.    

 

Ransom, Leander. Collection and framed portrait 20"x23".

 

Raven, Peter H. Papers; 1950-1983. 1 box, 0.1 cu.ft. Inventory.

 

Raymond, William James (1865-1947). Papers. 6 boxes, 1.2 cu.ft. Box List.

 

Reagan, Albert B. (1871-1936). Articles; 1903-1930. 0.1 cu.ft. Inventory.  

 

Real, Herman George. Papers. 17 boxes, 11 glass boxes, 1 wrapped item, 7.17 cu.ft.    

 

Reitz, Carl Austin (1894-1965). Papers. 3 boxes, 1.05 cu.ft. Box List.

 

Revillagigedo Islands Expeditions. Papers related to the 1903 and 1925 expeditions to the Revillagigedos. 1 box and 5 glass boxes, 1.15 cu.ft.    

 

Richardson, Jenness. Photographs. 2 boxes, 17 glass boxes, 3.33 cu. ft.

 

Ripley, Harry Dwight (1908-1973). Papers; 1939-1974. 1 folder, 0.1 cu.ft. Inventory.

 

Rippy, G. R. photograph of sailboat. 1 framed item 16"x12 1/2".

 

Ritter, William Emerson (1856-1944). Papers. 2 boxes.    

 

Rixford, Emmet (1865-1938). Papers; 1883-1965. 2 folders, 0.1 cu.ft. Inventory.

 

Rixford, Gulian Pickering (1838-1930). Papers. 25 boxes, 6 cu.ft. Box List.

 

Roberts, Mary Virginia. Papers; 1964-1980. 2 folders, 0.1 cu.ft. Inventory.  

 

Roberts, Mary Virginia. Watercolors of the Weedy Plants of San Francisco County; circa 1963-1973. 65 unframed watercolors on board.

 

Rodda, Peter U. Papers; 1958-1993. 3 boxes, 2.2 cu.ft. Inventory.

 

Rofen, Robert and George Vanderbilt Foundation. Papers. 20 boxes, 19 cu.ft. Box List.

 

Rogers, Frank Lee (1883-1954). Papers. 3 boxes, 1.1 cu.ft.    

 

Rogers, Julia Ellen. Papers; 1922-1944. 1 folder, 0.1 cu.ft. Inventory.

 

Rook, Ernest R. Papers; 1969-1972. 6 folders, 0.1 cu.ft.    

 

Rose, Lewis Samuel (1893-1973). Papers. 1 box, 1.0 cu.ft. Box List.

 

Ross, Edward S. Papers. 4 boxes. See also.

 

Ross Edward S. tinted photograph portrait of H. Vannoy Davis with elephant. 2 framed items.

 

Roth, Barry (b. 1942). Papers. 1 box, 0.55 cu.ft. Box List.

 

Rowley, John Stewart (1907-1968). Zoological lantern slides. 2 boxes, 0.1 cu.ft. See also.   

 

Rowntree, Lester (1879-1979). Papers. 48 boxes, 11.8 cu.ft. Box List.

 

Rubinow, Wiveca paintings: Black Forest and Northern Birches. 2 unframed items.

 

Rubtzoff, Peter (1920-1995). Papers. 3 boxes, 1.05 cu.ft.    

 

Rumpp, Norman L. Papers. 14+ boxes, 1.0 cu.ft.    

 

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San Francisco Aquarium Society. Records. 1 box, 0.2 cu.ft.    

 

San Francisco Microscopial Society. Records. 4 boxes, 0.8 cu.ft.    

 

Santessen, C.G. Papers. 1 folder, 0.1 cu.ft. Inventory.

 

Sargeant, Winthrop Webster. Collection. 1 folder, 0.1 cu.ft.

 

Saylor, Lawrence Webster (b. 1918). Papers. 4 boxes, 1.45 cu.ft. Box List.

 

Schenck, Hubert Gregory (1897-1960). Papers. 2 boxes, 1.33 cu. ft.    

 

Schmidt, Bernard tinted photographs; 1928. 2 oversized items.

 

Schmidt, Max. Collection. 1 folder, 0.1 cu.ft.

 

Schmidt, P.J. Collection. 0.001 cu.ft.

 

Schoenwald, Jacqueline. Papers. 2 folders.

 

Schooner Zaca collection. 1 folder, 0.1 cu.ft.

 

Schuster, Edward J. Philippine photographs. 40 photographs.    

 

Scott, David B. Papers. 1 folder, 0.1 cu.ft.

 

Seale, Alvin (1873-1958). Papers. 8+ boxes, 1.7 cu.ft. Box List. Biography.

 

Selby, Paul photographs. 1 wrapped bundle, 0.75 cu.ft.

 

Sexton, Veronica. Papers. 2 boxes, 0.4 cu.ft. Box List

 

Sexton, Veronica. From the Flames Sing Fat's Bazaar [ceramic vase found in her house]. 

half size archives box, 0.33 cu.ft.

 

Shafer, George D. Manuscript titled "The Peculliar Ways of Certain Paper Making Wasps"; 1 folder, 0.1 cu.ft.    

 

Shapovalov, Leo (b. 1908). Papers; 1909-1970. 1 box, 0.2 cu.ft. Inventory.

 

Simpson, Donald A. (1892-1966). Papers; 1944-1966. 1 box, 0.2 cu.ft. Inventory.

 

Skogsberg, Tage. Collection. 1 folder, 0.1 cu.ft.

 

Slevin, Joseph Richard (1881-1957). Papers. 8+ boxes, 2.8 cu.ft. Finding Aid. See also

 

Slonaker, James Rollin (1866-1954). Papers. 6+ boxes, 2 cu.ft. Box List. Biography.  

 

Slowinski, Joseph Bruno (1962-2001). Papers. 16 boxes. Inventory. In Memoriam. Myanmar Herpetological Survey Project.  

 

Smith, L. V. Writings on Brazilian fishes. 1.0 cu.ft.

 

Smith, Allyn Goodwin (1893-1976). Papers and Farallon Island photographs. 41 boxes, 8.1 cu.ft. Box List. Biography.

 

Smith, Edward Laidlaw (b. 1936). Papers; 1968-1984. 1 box, 0.35 cu.ft. Inventory.

 

Smith, Gladys L. (1909-1998). Papers; 1958-1995. 1 box, 0.2 cu.ft. Inventory.

 

Snyder, John Otterbein (1867-1943). Papers; 1891-1943. 1 box. Inventory

 

Soo Hoo, Carroll and Violet image collection; 1963-1973. 4 binders, 1 cu.ft.

 

Sorensen, Andrew (b. 1863). Papers; 1916-1960. 1 box. Inventory.

 

South Seas Manuscript Collections. Manuscript Lists.

 

Spieth Photographs and illustrations. 1 box. 0.25 cu. ft.

 

Springer, Joseph. California Anglers Association photo album and scrapbook; circa 1907-1915. 2 albums. 1.5 cu. ft.

 

Stacey, John William (1871-1943). Papers. 5 boxes, 1 cu.ft. Box List.

 

Stahnke, Herbert L. Materials. 1.0 cu.ft.

 

Stalder, Walter (1881-1949). Papers. 21 boxes, 6.07 cu.ft. Box List. Biography.

 

Stanford Expedition to Brazil. Photograph Album; 1911. 1 box, 0.2 cu.ft.    

 

Stanford University. Department of Entomology. Photographs and records related to the entomology collection. 42 glass negative boxes and 2 archives boxes, 7.19 cu.ft.    

 

Starks, Chloe Lesley illustrations of fish. 1 box, 0.5 cu.ft

 

Starks, Edwin C. Whale investigation photos. 1901-1902. 3 boxes, 0.44 cu. ft.   

 

Stearns, Robert Edwards Carter (1827-1909). Papers; 1872-1986. 1 box, 0.35 cu.ft. Inventory.

 

Stebbins, Robert C. Papers. 1 box.

 

Steinweden, John B. Thysanoptera Notes and Keys, and Illustrations. 1 box, 0.35 cu.ft.    

 

Stephens, William Barclay (1869-1962). Papers. 7+ boxes, 2.45 cu.ft. Box List.

 

Stewart, Alban (b. 1875). Papers. 3 boxes, 0.4 cu.ft. Box List.

 

Stokes, Susan G. (1868-1954). Papers. 2 boxes, 0.75 cu.ft. Box List.

 

Stone, George F. Glass slides. 2.0 cu.ft.

 

Storer, Tracy Irwin (1889-1973). Papers. 56 boxes, 27.94 cu.ft. Box List. Biography.

 

Story, Margaret. Bird lists, journal, and lab notes from Stanford University Zoology class; 1934. 1 folder, 0.1 cu.ft.    

 

Strange, Ian bird paintings. 13 items, 0.5 cu.ft.

 

Streator, Clark Perkins. Collection. 1 folder, 0.1 cu.ft.

 

Stretchy, Ron portrait. 1 framed item.

 

Strobheen, John. Papers. 1 box, 0.35 cu.ft. Box List.

 

Strong, Archibald M. Papers. 3 boxes, 0.9 cu.ft. Box List.

 

Sutliffe, Dorothy (1866-1952). Papers. 3 boxes, 0.6 cu.ft. Box List.

 

Sutton, Ruel. Stereoptics and slides. 1 box, 0.2 cu.ft. (Catalog #s N17,970-N18,023)    

 

Swarth, Harry Schelwaldt (1878-1935). Papers. 3 record center cartons, 3 glass boxes, 3.4 cu.ft. Box List. Biography. See also.

 

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Taff, Joseph A. (d. 1944). Papers; 1902-1944. 1 folder, 0.1 cu.ft. Inventory.


Talbot, Frank (b. 1930). Papers. 7 boxes, 2.45 cu.ft. 

 

Tatro, Stella (1924-1994). Papers. 2 boxes, 0.53 cu.ft.

 

Tatum, Marion seriographs: "From a Series of Plant Portraits from the Redwood Forest".

2 framed items, 34"x29".

 

Taylor, John portrait [CAS trustee]. 1 framed item.

 

Taylor, Mrs. William Hinkley (d. 1931). Papers; 1947-1967. 1 folder, 0.1 cu.ft. Inventory.

 

Technical Society of the Pacific. Collection. 3 folders.

 

Temple of Flora: Flora Dispensing Her Favors. 1 oversized item.

 

Terry, Mary Ella McLellan Davidson (1888-1967). Papers. 12 boxes, 2.3 cu.ft. Box List.

 

Terry, Robert A. (d. 1965). Papers. 11+ boxes, 3 cu.ft. Box List.

 

Thomas, John. Glass negative collection of Stockton Orchids. 0.5 cu.ft.

 

Thomas, John Hunter (1928-1999). See also.

 

Throckmorton, Sammuel R. Collection. 1 folder, 0.1 cu.ft.

 

Tilden, James Wilson (1904-1988). Correspondence. 6 boxes, 3.8 cu.ft. Inventory. Biography.

 

Timberlake, Philip Hunter (1883-1981). Papers. 11 boxes, 3.35 cu.ft.  Box List. Biography.

 

Tinkham, Ernest R. (1904-1987). Papers. 6 boxes, 3 cu.ft. Biography.

 

Tompkins, Philip W. (1873-1972). Photographs and miscellaneous; 1902-1954. 4 boxes + photo albums, 2.5 cu.ft. Biography.

 

Tose, Cecil (1912-1958). Papers. 1 box, 0.2 cu.ft. Box List. See also.  

 

Tose, Frank (1884-1944). Papers and artwork including paintings from field for Simson African Hall dioramas. 8 boxes and 9 framed items, 4.17 cu.ft. Box List. See also.       

 

Trail, Pepper. Papers. 1 box, 0.2 cu.ft.

 

Trask, John Boardman. Papers. 4 folders.   

 

Troll, Ray painting "Trilos By Fire" [catalog # A2527]. 1 framed item.

 

Trost, Henry J. (1888-1974). Papers; 1912-1974. 1 box, 0.35 cu.ft. Inventory.

 

Troyer, Carlos. Collection. 1 folder, 0.1 cu.ft.

 

True, Gordon Haines, Jr. (1908-1984). Papers. 6 boxes, 2.05 cu.ft. Biography. Box List.

 

Tuatara collection. 1 folder, 0.1 cu.ft.

 

Twisselmann, Ernest C. (1917-1972). Papers. 5 boxes, 1 cu.ft. Box List.

 

Tyler, Hamilton Alden. Papers. 2 boxes, 0.4 cu.ft. Box List.


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Udvardy, Miklos. Correspondence. Circa 1970-1990. 3 boxes, 3 cu.ft.

 

Ullberg, Lloyd. Photographs. 15 boxes, 8.2 cu.ft.

 

United States Forest Service glass lantern slide collection. 12 boxes, 1.4 cu.ft.

 

Usinger, Robert Leslie (1912-1968). Papers. 5 boxes, 1.33 cu. ft.

 

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Van Duzee, Edward Payson (1861-1940). Papers and framed portrait. 8 boxes, 2.33 cu.ft. Box List.

 

Van Dyke, Edwin Cooper (1869-1952). Papers and portrait. 55+ boxes, 11.7 cu.ft. Box List.   

 

Vanatu photographs. 2 boxes and 14 items, 1.5 cu.ft.

 

VanDenburgh, John (1872-1924). Papers. 17 glass boxes and 8 archives boxes, 5.33 cu.ft. Box List.

 

Vanderbilt (George) Foundation and Robert Rofen. Papers. 20 boxes, 19 cu.ft. Box List.   

 

Vanlandingham, Samuel Leighton (1935-). Papers; 1972-1976. 1 folder, 0.1 cu.ft. Inventory.

 

Verlinden, Micheline. Philippine photographs. 3 boxes, 0.58 cu.ft.

 

von Eschscholtz, Johann Friedrich portrait. 1 oversized framed item.

 

Vonsen, John Irving Magnus (1879-1954). Papers; 1932,-1954. 1 box. Inventory.

 

Voyage de la Perouse autour du Monde maps; 1797. 1 oversized folder, 0.4 cu.ft.


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Waldon, Sydney D. Photographs and lantern slides. 10 boxes, 2 cu. ft.

 

Walford, Lionel. Photographs for Marine game fishes of the Pacific coast from Alaska to the equator. 1 box, 0.2 cu.ft.        

 

Walker, Lewis Wayne (1905-1971). Typed manuscript titled "Owls of North America" or "Whose Who-o-o on Owls". 1 box, 0.2 cu.ft.            

 

Walther, Edward Eric (1892-1959). Papers. 34+ boxes, 7.75 cu.ft. Box List.

 

Ward's Natural Science Emporium. Records related to the relationship between Ward's and the California Academy of Sciences; 1890-1977. 1 folder, 0.1 cu.ft. Inventory.

 

Washburn, Bradford photographs. 7 items.

 

Weaver, Charles Edwin (1880-1958). Papers. 1 box.       

 

Webber, Charles. Sierra Club photographs; 1916-1940. 13 boxes, 6.33 cu. ft.     

 

Weihe, Frick, and Kruse pencil sketch of new Hall of Science and Morrison Planetarium; 1948 May 7. 1 framed item, 40"x22".

 

Weingart. Photographs. 1 box, 0.2 cu.ft.        

 

Weld, L. H. Papers. 4 boxes, 1.4 cu.ft.        

 

Wellington, Gerard M. Unpublished report with photographs about the Galapagos Coastal Marine Environment; 1975. 1 box, 0.2 cu.ft

 

West, James. Papers; 1929-1967. 1 box. Inventory.

 

Westrem, John (1853-1929). Drawings and obituary; 1887-1888. 1 folder, 0.1 cu.ft. Inventory.

 

Wetherbee, H. M. Papers. 1 folder, 0.1 cu.ft.    

 

Wetherill, Richard and Family (1858-1910). Papers; 2+ boxes, 0.7 cu.ft. Box List.

 

Wheeler, Roswell S. Papers. 1 folder, 0.1 cu.ft.    

 

White, Charles Henry. Typed manuscript titled "Elements of Geology: as outlined in Sunday afternoon lectures at the California Academy of Sciences in November 1943 under the title of Geological Excursions in Many Lands"; circa 1943. 1 folder, 0.1 cu.ft.        

 

White's Physiological Manikin; 1886. 1 oversized item, 36"x25".

 

Wickes, Ethel M. Papers. 1 folder, 0.1 cu.ft.    

 

Wiggins, Ira L. (b. 1897). Papers. 10+ boxes, 1.4 cu.ft. Box List.

 

Wilbur, Paul Curtis (b. 1902). Correspondence and Biography; 1930-1978. 1 box. Inventory.

 

Wilcox, Joseph. Papers. 24+ boxes, 8.25 cu.ft. Box List.

 

Williams, Francis Xavier (1882-1967). Papers. 5 boxes, 1.65 cu.ft. Box List. See also.       

 

Williams, Louisa Clark (Mrs. F. X.). Papers; 1940-1950, bulk 1940-1943. 1 box, 0.2 cu.ft. Inventory.   

 

Witter, Dean (1887-1969). Papers; 1948-1980. 1 folder, 0.1 cu.ft. Inventory

 

Woodward’s Gardens collection. 1 folder, 0.1 cu.ft.    

 

Woodworth, Charles William. Manuscript and publications. 1 box, 0.4 cu.ft.        

 

Wright, Curtis. Collection. 1 folder, 0.1 cu.ft.    

 

Wright, E. G. see Edwards, William Henry and E. G. Wright Box List

 

Wright, W. G. (circa 1830-1912). Papers; 1883-1962. 1 box. Inventory.

 

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Yates, Lorenzo Gordin (1837-1909). Papers; 1874-1963. 1 box, 0.2 cu.ft. Inventory

 

Yosemite Elk relocation to Owens Valley. 0.001 cu.ft.    

 

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Zullo, Victor A. (b. 1936). Papers; 1967-1987, bulk 1967-1972. 1 box, 0.35 cu.ft. Inventory.

 

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