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Inventory to the papers of Ynes Mexia at the California Academy of Sciences
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Box 1, Folder 1

Photos of the Grand Canyon, Farallones Trunk, Tennessee Cove, other locations, and negatives.

Box 1, Folder 2

Notebooks of Trees, Ferns, Fungi, Mammals, Birds, and Flowers. Photographs of birds and animals.

Box 1, Folder 3

Photos Nevada and Palm Springs.

Box 1, Folder 4

Photos and negatives of the Sierras, photo #427.

Box 1, Folder 5

Photo numbers #650-760 (incomplete), negatives of Big Sur and Inverness, photos and negatives from photo class, photos marked "Odds".

Box 1, Folder 6

Photos and negatives of Wilderness Park and "Odds & Ends".

Box 1, Folder 7

Photos and negatives of St. Mary's, UC botany specimens, island teacher, sea urchin, Monterey flower, Monterey lizard, flower prints, #349, 349.5, and 765.

Box 1, Folder 8

Photos and negatives from Tomales Bay, Sierra Club, Monterey trees. Photos and negatives of animal bones.

Box 1, Folder 9

Negatives #1376-1443, "Sierras".

Box 1, Folder 10

Photos from Yosemite and Glacier National Park, Los Banos (nests), and Monterey birds. Botanical photos and field notes.

Box 1, Folder 11

Miscellaneous photos, Yosemite National Park, photos #425, #429, and photo of Harold C. Bryant.

Box 1, Folder 12

Photos and negatives of ferns, fungi, and specimens. Contains #251-253.

Box 1, Folder 13

Photography notes.

Box 1, Folder 14

Photos of specimens, Sierra Nevada, and miscellaneous photos.

Box 1, Folder 15

Sierra photos from scrapbook (duplicates).

Box 1, Folder 16

Photography notes and sandpiper photos.

Box 2, Folder 1

Photo album of travels throughout Colorado, Arizona, and California. ca. 1919-1921

Box 2, Folder 2

Photo album of travels in Arizona and California.

Box 2, Folder 3

Biography, publications by Mexia, Bracelin correspondence, donation correspondence, and receipts.

Box 3, Folder 1

Photograph lists and postcards from the California Academy of Sciences.

Box 3, Folder 2

CA Botanical Society even menu and bean poem. Photos of woman (Mexia?) in native American dress. "When Portola came over the Pike" poem. 1917

Box 3, Folder 3

Miscellaneous photos, photo album for Mrs. Bracelin, portraits, field notes from January 6, 1924. 1924 January 6

Box 3, Folder 4

Family photos.

Box 3, Folder 5

Photos of Agricultural College Vicoas, Minas Geraes, Brazil. 1930

Box 3, Folder 6

Brazil lecture flyer, J.T. Howell note, field notes, and book plate.

Box 3, Folder 7

Photographs from zoo. "A Few of the Commoner Plants Found in Mount McKinley National Park" essay.

Box 3, Folder 8

Biography, field notes, photo number notes, portfolio of memoirs, and lecture notes.

Box 3, Folder 9

Itinerary of collection trip in western Mexico. Memoirs of trip titled "Botanical Trails of Old Mexico". 1926-1927

Box 3, Folder 10

Formal portraits "From Bracelin Archive".

Box 4, Folder 1

Field notes and photos from trip to Salt Lake and Arizona parks. 1933

Box 4, Folder 2

Photos from "German camera", trip to Brazil, Mexico, and prints for Christmas. Miscellaneous papers and photos.

Box 4, Folder 3

Field notes from trip to Brazil.

Box 4, Folder 4

Prints from A#s. nitrate negatives. #A72-930, incomplete.

Box 4, Folder 5

Plant list notebook, A-Z (gardening), postcards, and letter by Joshua Baily.

Box 4, Folder 6

"Brazilian Ferns Collected by Ynes Mexia" by E.B. Copeland. 1932

Box 4, Folder 7

Wildflower photographs list, letter from Wild Flower Preservation Society, P.L. Ricker, photos.

Box 4, Folder 8

Correspondence with P.L. Ricker of the Wild Flower Preservation Society, Inc.

Box 5

Box contains original nitrate negative containers and photo notes. Negatives removed for freezing. Undated

Box 6

2 albums. Yosemite and Birds Studies in bird nests Animals - Yellowstone, Glacier, Yosemite.

Box 7

Plant press, notebook, album (clippings - So. America, Germany, etc.).

Box 11, Box 10, Box 12, Box 8, Box 9

Nitrate negatives removed for freezing. Unprinted negs, 65% scanned, #A1-A115, #81.5-825, #827-1247, #A72-749.5, and #25-964 (incomplete).