Harold W. Fairbanks papers, 1894-1933

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Title: Harold W. Fairbanks papers
Collection number: 194
Contributing Institution: UCLA Library Special Collections
Language of Material: English
Physical Description: 4.0 linear ft. (8 boxes and 2 shoeboxes)
Date (inclusive): 1894-1933
Abstract: Harold W. Fairbanks (b.1860) was an expert on the geology and geography of the Pacific Coast, and author of over 40 articles. His published works include Stories of our mother Earth (1899), Home geography (1902), Physiography of California (1903), and Stories of rocks and minerals (1903). The collection consists of manuscripts and published materials.
Language of Materials: Materials are in English.
Physical location: Stored off-site at SRLF. Advance notice is required for access to the collection. Please contact the UCLA Library Special Collections Reference Desk for paging information.
Creator: Fairbanks, Harold W. (Harold Wellman), 1860-

Restrictions on Access

Open for research. STORED OFF-SITE AT SRLF. Advance notice is required for access to the collection. Please contact UCLA Library Special Collections for paging information.

Restrictions on Use and Reproduction

Property rights to the physical object belong to UCLA Library 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.

Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], Harold W. Fairbanks Papers (Collection 194). UCLA Library Special Collections, Charles E. Young Research Library.

Provenance/Source of Acquisition

Gift of Helena Fairbanks, 1952

Processing Information

Processed in 2004 by Special Collections staff; reprocessed by Lindsay Chaney in 2014 in the Center for Primary Research and Training (CFPRT), with assistance from Jillian Cuellar.

UCLA Catalog Record ID

UCLA Catalog Record ID: 4233003 

Biography

Fairbanks was born on August 29, 1860 in Conewango, New York; BS, University of Michigan, 1890; Ph.D, UC Berkeley, 1896; became an expert on the geology and geography of the Pacific Coast, and author of over 40 articles; published works include Stories of our mother Earth (1899), Home geography (1902), Physiography of California (1903), and Stories of rocks and minerals (1903).

Scope and Content

Collection consists of manuscripts and published materials.

Subjects and Indexing Terms

Geologists--California--Archives.
Manuscripts for publication.

Container List

Box 1, Folders 1-2

Writings: Geography in education. circa 1900.

Box 1, Folders 3-4

Curriculum outlines: Geography in education. circa 1900.

Box 2, Folders 1-3

Writings: Geography in education. circa 1900.

Box 2, Folder 4

Notes: Geography in education. circa 1900.

Box 3, Folder 1

Geographical Review, Published by the American Geographical Society of New York. October 1932.

Box 3, Folder 2

Writings. circa 1900.

Box 3, Folder 3

Writings: South American Geography. circa 1900.

Box 3, Folder 4

Writings: Geography. circa 1900.

Box 3, Folder 5

Writings: Geography in education. circa 1900.

Box 3, Folder 6

Writings. circa 1900.

Box 3, Folder 7

Writings and newspaper clippings. circa 1900.

Box 4, Folders 1-4

Book manuscript: California geography. circa 1900.

Box 5, Folder 1

Writings. circa 1900.

Box 5, Folder 2

Writings: The White Race in the Tropics. circa 1900.

Box 5, Folder 3

Notes: Geography. circa 1900.

Box 5, Folder 4

UCLA Summer Session: California geography course. 1931-1933.

Box 5, Folder 5

Writings. circa 1900.

Box 5, Folder 6

Educational Publishing Company Agreement. 1902.

Box 5, Folder 7

Correspondence. circa 1900.

Box 5, Folder 8

Harr Wagner Publishing Company: Correspondence. 1926-1929.

Box 5, Folder 9

World Book Company: Correspondence. circa 1900.

Box 6, Folder 1

University summer school class catalogs and commencement program. 1896-1933.

Box 6, Folder 2

Material used by John Passerello for paper "Four Aspects of California Geography as Treated by Harold W. Fairbanks". circa 1900.

Box 6, Folder 3

Notes and correspondence. circa 1900.

Box 6, Folder 4

Newspaper clippings. circa 1900.

Box 6, Folder 5

Book manuscript: The Natural Wealth of California, Its Origins and Car. circa 1900.

Box 6, Folder 6

Writing and Notes: California geography. circa 1900.

Box 6, Folder 7

Writing: California geography. circa 1900.

Box 7

Offprints of periodical articles. circa 1900.

Boxes 7-8

Geography books. circa 1900.

Boxes 9-10

Research citation index cards. circa 1900.

Scope and Content

Contains research references filed under the following topics: California-General, Agriculture, Basin Province, Coast Range Province, Citites and Seaports, Climate, Communication, Earthquake Data, Fishing, Geology and Physiography, Great Valley, Historical, Mineral Wealth, Population, Sacramento Valley, San Joaquin Valley, Klamath Province, Sierra Nevada Province