Inventory of the Loye Miller Typescripts

Sara Gunasekara
Department of Special Collections
General Library
University of California, Davis
Davis, CA 95616-5292
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Creator: Miller, Loye, 1874-1970
Title: Loye Miller Typescripts
Date (inclusive): circa 1920-1950
Extent: 0.2 linear feet
Abstract: Loye Miller (1874-1970) served as Professor of Biology at the University of California, Los Angeles. The collection contains photocopies of eleven typescripts by Miller, several of which describe his naturalist expeditions.
Physical location: Researchers should contact Special Collections to request collections, as many are stored offsite.
Repository: University of California, Davis. General Library. Dept. of Special Collections.
Davis, California 95616-5292
Collection number: MC124
Language of Material: Collection materials in English.

Biography

Loye Holmes Miller was born in Minden, Louisiana on October 18, 1874. He received an M.S. in Zoology from the University of California, Berkeley in 1903. In 1904 he became an instructor in Biology at the Los Angeles Normal School, later the University of California at Los Angeles. He remained on the faculty until his retirement as Professor of Biology in 1943. Miller passed away on April 6, 1970.

Scope and Content

The collection contains photocopies of eleven typescripts by Miller, several of which describe his naturalist expeditions. The typescripts are arranged in alphabetical order by title.

Indexing Terms

The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection in the library's online public access catalog.
Miller, Loye, 1874-1970--Archives
University of California, Los Angeles--Faculty--Archives
Naturalists--United States--Biography

Access

Collection is open for research.

Processing Information

Sara Gunasekara processed this collection and created and encoded this finding aid with assistance from student employee Michelle Xie.

Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], Loye Miller Typescripts, MC124, Department of Special Collections, General Library, University of California, Davis.

Publication Rights

Copyright is protected by the copyright law, chapter 17, of the U.S. Code. All requests for permission to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted in writing to the Head of Special Collections. Permission for publication is given on behalf of the Department of Special Collections, General Library, University of California, Davis as the owner of the physical items and is not intended to include or imply permission of the copyright holder, which must also be obtained by the researcher.

Collection Contents

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1936 Cruise to Panama Feb. - Apl. via U.S. Transport "Vega" and Hydrographic Ship "Nokomia" undated

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Expedition to El Salvador undated

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Fording the Sierras undated

Scope and Content Note

Written as a chapter in Lifelong Boyhood: Recollections of a Naturalist Afield (1950) but was deleted by editors. It was later published in part in the Sierra Club Bulletin (1956).
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In Search of the California Condor undated

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Maritime Birds 1935-1941 San Diego Area to Santa Barbara Off Baja, California, 350 miles South to Cape San Lucus. undated

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Mexican Trip - Feb. 1946 undated

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An Oceanographis Cruise Into the Gulf of California undated

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Random Notes on Coastwise Fauna Southern California undated

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Recollections of an Early Oceanographic Cruise on U.S.S. "Albatross" 1904 undated

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San Nicolas Id. Expedition undated

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Santa Cruz Id. - 1922 undated