Guide to the Rolf Ling Bolin Drawings

Daniel Hartwig
Stanford University Libraries. Dept. of Special Collections & University Archives.
Stanford, California
October 2010
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Overview

Call Number: SC0965
Creator: Bolin, Rolf Ling, 1901-1973
Title: Rolf Ling Bolin drawings
Dates: Undated
Physical Description: 0.25 Linear feet
Summary: Original pen and ink drawings (41 items), largely unlabeled.
Language(s): The materials are in English.
Repository: Dept. of Special Collections & University Archives.
Stanford University Libraries.
557 Escondido Mall
Stanford, CA 94305-6064
Email: speccollref@stanford.edu
Phone: (650) 725-1022
URL: http://library.stanford.edu/spc

Administrative Information

Information about Access

This collection is open for research.

Ownership & Copyright

All requests to reproduce, publish, quote from, or otherwise use collection materials must be submitted in writing to the Head of Special Collections and University Archives, Stanford University Libraries, Stanford, California 94304-6064. Consent is given on behalf of Special Collections as the owner of the physical items and is not intended to include or imply permission from the copyright owner. Such permission must be obtained from the copyright owner, heir(s) or assigns. See: http://library.stanford.edu/depts/spc/pubserv/permissions.html.
Restrictions also apply to digital representations of the original materials. Use of digital files is restricted to research and educational purposes.

Cite As

Rolf Ling Bolin Drawings (SC0965). Dept. of Special Collections and University Archives, Stanford University Libraries, Stanford, Calif.

Biographical/Historical Sketch

Rolf Ling Bolin earned his AB in graphic arts at the University of Utah in 1925; he then studied biology at USC and Stanford, where he earned his MA in zoology in 1929 and his Ph.D. in 1934. After completing his Ph.D. at the Hopkins Marine Station (HMS), Dr. Bolin joined the faculty there until he retired in 1967. He was Assistant and Associate Director of HMS for much of the time and also ran the Te Vega program.
The California Academy of Sciences has posted online this 1952 interview with Dr. Rolf Bolin: Science in Action, Davy Jones' Locker  (1952 May 27). Here he has just returned from spending several months on board the Danish "Galathea" Deep-Sea Expedition in the South Pacific and the Tasman Sea.

Description of the Collection

Original pen and ink drawings (41 items), largely unlabeled.

Access Terms

Bolin, Rolf Ling, 1901-1973
Fishes--Eggs.
Fishes--Larvae.
Scientific illustration.


Collection Contents

Box 1

Drawings