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Dwight Pierce(1881-?) Papers, 1896-1953
GC 1060  
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  • Descriptive Summary
  • Access
  • Publication Rights
  • Preferred Citation
  • Acquisition Information
  • Biography/Administrative History
  • Scope and Content of Collection
  • Indexing Terms

  • Descriptive Summary

    Title: Dwight Pierce(1881-?) Papers, 1896-1953
    Dates: 1896-1953
    Collection Number: GC 1060
    Creator/Collector:
    Extent: 1 linear ft.
    Repository: Seaver Center for Western History Research, Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County
    Abstract: Photographs, postcards, and ephemera gathered while traveling; clippings; maps; and other materials that belonged to Pierce.
    Language of Material: English

    Access

    Research is by appointment only

    Publication Rights

    Permission to publish, quote or reproduce must be secured from the repository and the copyright holder

    Preferred Citation

    Dwight Pierce(1881-?) Papers, 1896-1953. Seaver Center for Western History Research, Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County

    Biography/Administrative History

    Entomologist who worked at the Los Angeles County Museum.

    Scope and Content of Collection

    Photographs, postcards, and ephemera gathered while traveling; clippings; maps; and other materials that belonged to Pierce. Most of the photographs and clippings are glued to annotated notebook pages. Photographic and postcard views are of Mammoth Lakes, the Devil's Post Pile, Rainbow Falls, Bodie, and Redondo Beach in California; Colorado; Hawaii; the Philippines; and Luray caverns in Virginia. There is some correspondence and ephemera from the Pierces' trip to the Orient, as well as photographs of shipboard activities and of China and Japan. Scrapbook pages hold clipping about Pierce and the L.A. County Museum.