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Finding Aid for the Gordon Harold Ball Papers, 1922-1979
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  • Descriptive Summary

    Title: Gordon Harold Ball Papers,
    Date (inclusive): 1922-1979
    Collection number: 1302
    Creator: Ball, Gordon Harold, 1899-
    Extent: 22 boxes (11 linear ft.) 21 oversize boxes
    Repository: University of California, Los Angeles. Library. Department of Special Collections.
    Los Angeles, California 90095-1575
    Abstract: Gordon Harold Ball (1899- ) was a professor of zoology at UCLA (1946- ). His research concerned marine invertebrates and the parasitic protozoa, especially the gregarines and malarial organisms. Ball also served as president of the American Society of Parasitologists (1963), of the Western Society of Naturalists (1941), and of the Society of Protozoologists (1958). The collection consists of correspondence, research and bibliographical notes, technical drawings and photographs relating to Ball's career.
    Physical location: Stored off-site at SRLF. Advance notice is required for access to the collection. Please contact the UCLA Library, Department of Special Collections Reference Desk for paging information.
    Language: English.

    Administrative Information

    Restrictions on Use and Reproduction

    Property rights to the physical object belong to the UCLA Library, Department of Special Collections. Literary rights, including copyright, are retained by the creators and their heirs. It is the responsibility of the researcher to determine who holds the copyright and pursue the copyright owner or his or her heir for permission to publish where The UC Regents do not hold the copyright.

    Restrictions on Access

    PARTIALLY PROCESSED COLLECTION UNAVAILABLE FOR USE: Inquiries regarding these materials should be directed, in writing, to the Manuscripts Librarian, UCLA Department of Special Collections.
    COLLECTION STORED OFF-SITE AT SRLF: Advance notice required for access.

    Additional Physical Form Available

    A copy of the original version of this online finding aid is available at the UCLA Department of Special Collections for in-house consultation and may be obtained for a fee. Please contact:
    • Public Services Division
    • UCLA Library, Department of Special Collections
    • Room A1713, Charles E. Young Research Library
    • Box 951575
    • Los Angeles, CA 90095-1575
    • Telephone: 310/825-4988 (10:00 a.m. - 4:45 p.m., Pacific Time)
    • Email: spec-coll@library.ucla.edu

    Preferred Citation

    [Identification of item], Gordon Harold Ball Papers (Collection 1302). Department of Special Collections, Charles E. Young Research Library, University of California, Los Angeles.

    Biography

    Ball was born September 20, 1899 in Warren, Pennsylvania; BS (1920) and MS (1921), University of Pittsburgh, and Ph.D from UC Berkeley (1924); became instructor (1924), professor (1946), and professor emeritus (1967) at UCLA; served as president of the American Society of Parasitologists (1963), of the Western Society of Naturalists (1941), and of the Society of Protozoologists (1958); his research concerned marine invertebrates and the parasitic protozoa, especially the gregarines and malarial organisms; wrote Gregarines from Bermuda marine crustaceans (1951).

    Scope and Content

    Collection consists of papers relating to Ball's career as a zoologist at UCLA, including correspondence, research and bibliographical notes, technical drawings and photographs.

    Indexing Terms

    The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection in the library's online public access catalog.
    Ball, Gordon Harold, 1899- --Archives.
    University of California, Los Angeles--Department of Zoology--Faculty--Archival resources.
    Zoologists--California--Los Angeles--Archival resources.