Dwight Pierce(1881-?) Papers, 1896-1953

1896-1953


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.