Finding Aid for the Harold W. Fairbanks Papers, 1894-1933

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Finding Aid for the Harold W. Fairbanks Papers, 1894-1933

Collection number: 194

UCLA Library, Department of Special Collections

Manuscripts Division



Los Angeles, CA
Processed by:
Manuscripts Division staff
Encoded by:
Caroline Cubé
Online finding aid edited by:
Josh Fiala, May 2004
© 2004 The Regents of the University of California. All rights reserved.

Descriptive Summary

Title: Harold W. Fairbanks Papers,
Date (inclusive): 1894-1933
Collection number: 194
Creator: Fairbanks, Harold W. (Harold Wellman), b. 1860
Extent: 8 boxes (4 linear ft.) 2 oversize boxes
Repository: University of California, Los Angeles. Library. Department of Special Collections.
Los Angeles, California 90095-1575
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.
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

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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.

Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], Harold W. Fairbanks Papers (Collection 194). Department of Special Collections, Charles E. Young Research Library, University of California, Los Angeles.

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.

Indexing Terms

The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection in the library's online public access catalog.
Fairbanks, Harold W. (Harold Wellman), b. 1860--Archives.
Geologists--California--Archival resources.
Manuscripts for publication.


Container List

 

Published Materials in the Collection

Note

[Box numbers not specified]
 

Geology of northern Ventura, Santa Barbara, San Luis Obispo, Monterey, and San Benito Counties. Sacramento, California, 1894.

Creator/Collector: Fairbanks, Harold Wellman, 1860-1952
Physical Description: 36pp.

Scope and Content Note

(Written for the Twelfth Report of the State Mineralogist, 1894)
 

On analcite diabase from San Luis Obispo County, California. Berkeley. (University of California, Bulletin of the Department of Geology, vol.l, no.9), 1895.

Creator/Collector: Fairbanks, Harold Wellman, 1860-1952
Physical Description: pp.273-300.
 

...Stories of our mother earth. San Francisco: The Whitaker & Ray Company, 1899.

Creator/Collector: Fairbanks, Harold Wellman, 1860-1952
Physical Description: 200pp.
 

Home geography for primary grades. Boston, New York, etc.: Educational Publishing Company, 1926.

Creator/Collector: Fairbanks, Harold Wellman, 1860-1952
Physical Description: 276pp.

Scope and Content Note

Revised edition.
 

... California. New York, London: The Macmillan Company, Limited, 1903.

Creator/Collector: Fairbanks, Harold Wellman, 1860-1952
Physical Description: 122pp.
 

The western United Statas; a geographical reader. Boston, New York, etc.: D.C. Heath & Company, publishers, c.1904.

Creator/Collector: Fairbanks, Harold Wellman, 1860-1952

Scope and Content Note

NOTE: This is a prospectus of the work.
 

“Education values and aims of nature-study.” Reprinted from The Nature-Study Review(March 1905) vol.1, no.2.

Creator/Collector: Fairbanks, Harold Wellman, 1860-1952
Physical Description: pp.52-54.

Note

Filed with Offprints.
 

“The relation of geography to nature-study in the elementary school.” Reprinted from the Nature Study Review. (September 1905) vol.1, no.5.

Creator/Collector: Fairbanks, Harold Wellman, 1860-1952
Physical Description: pp.173-198.

Note

Filed With Offprints.
 

Practical physiography... Boston: Allyn and Bacon, 1900.

Creator/Collector: Fairbanks, Harold Wellman, 1860-1952

Scope and Content Note

With nine colored maps and three hundred and ninety-four illustrations.
 

The earth as a planet. Boston: Allyn and Bacon, 1907.

Creator/Collector: Whittaker, Stella E.
Physical Description: 58pp.

Scope and Content Note

For use in Regents' Schools of the State of New York as a supplemant to Fairbanks's Practical Physiography.
 

“Physical geography versus general science.” Reprinted from School Science and Mathematics(1910) vol.10.

Creator/Collector: Fairbanks, Harold Wellman, 1860-1952
Physical Description: pp.761-772.

Note

Filed With Offprints.
 

“A new definition of geography.” Reprinted from The Journal of Geography(May 1919) vol.18, no.5.

Creator/Collector: Fairbanks, Harold Wellman, 1860-1952
Physical Description: pp.185-188.

Note

Filed With Offprints.
 

“Organization of an ideal course in geography.” Reprinted from The Journal of Geography(September 1919) vol.18, no.6.

Creator/Collector: Fairbanks, Harold Wellman, 1860-1952
Physical Description: pp.233-237.

Note

Filed With Offprints.
 

“The Iberian paninsula: a geographical study. Adapted to Fifth and Sixth Grade Pupils. Prize essay number 1.” Reprinted from The Journal of Geography(May 1920) vol.19, no.5.

Creator/Collector: Fairbanks, Harold Wellman, 1860-1952
Physical Description: pp.165-171.

Note

Filed With Offprints.
 

“The geography of Southern California; a study for teachers.” Reprinted from The Journal of Geography(November 1921) vol.20, no.8.

Creator/Collector: Fairbanks, Harold Wellman, 1860-1952
Physical Description: pp.281-293.

Note

Filed With Offprints.
 

Topical outline of geography ... developed according to the problem method. Philadelphia: P. Blakiston's Son & Company, [1921].

Creator/Collector: Fairbanks, Harold Wellman, 1860-1952
Physical Description: 5 vol.

Scope and Content Note

This collection has only Parts II (South America), IV (Asia), and V (Africa, Australia and the Island of the Pacific).
 

The problem method n geography. Philadelphia: P. Blakiston's son & Company, [1922].

Creator/Collector: Fairbanks, Harold Wellman, 1860-1952
Physical Description: 34pp.
 

... California. San Francisco: Harr Wagner Publishing Company, 1925.

Creator/Collector: Fairbanks, Harold Wellman, 1860-1952
Physical Description: 235pp.

Scope and Content Note

6th edition.
 

Fairbanks' new geography of California, the United States and the world from the point of view of California children. San Francisco: Harr Wagner Publishing Company, [c1923].

Creator/Collector: Fairbanks, Harold Wellman, 1860-1952
Physical Description: 203pp.
 

Europe ... San Francisco: Harr Wagner Publishing Company, [c1925].

Creator/Collector: Fairbanks, Harold Wellman, 1860-1952
Physical Description: 269pp.
 

Europe ... San Francisco: Harr Wagner Publishing Company, [c1925].

Creator/Collector: Fairbanks, Harold Wellman, 1860-1952
Physical Description: 261pp.
 

North America ... San Francisco: Harr Wagner Publishing Company, [c1927].

Creator/Collector: Fairbanks, Harold Wellman, 1860-1952
Physical Description: 363pp.
 

Real geography and its place in the schools. San Francisco: Harr Wagner Publishing Company, [c1927].

Creator/Collector: Fairbanks, Harold Wellman, 1860-1952
Physical Description: 198pp.
 

“Can the educational value of real geography in the Junior High School be replaced by any other subject or combination of subjects?” Reprinted from The Journal of Geography(November 1927) vol.26, no.8.

Creator/Collector: Fairbanks, Harold Wellman, 1860-1952
Physical Description: pp. 287-293.

Note

Filed With Offprints.
 

Conservation reader. Birmingham, Alabama, Nashville, Tennessee, and Atlanta, Georgia: Ray Educational press, [c1941].

Creator/Collector: Fairbanks, Harold Wellman, 1860-1952
Physical Description: 244pp.

Note

(In Conservation Series)
 

A topographic, climatic and regional study of California based on the Fairbanks natural environment maps, by Dr. Harold W. Fairbanks . Chicago: A.J. Nystrom & Company, [1938].

Creator/Collector: Fairbanks, Harold Wellman, 1860-1952
Physical Description: 36pp.
 

Conservation reader. Birmingham, Alabama: Ray Educational press, [c1941].

Creator/Collector: Fairbanks, Harold Wellman, 1860-1952
Physical Description: 244pp.
 

Home Geography. Boston, [etc.]: Educational Publishing Company, 1926.

Creator/Collector: Fairbanks, Harold Wellman, 1860-1952
Physical Description: 276pp.
 

Southern California; the land and its people. A reader for beginners in geography . San Francisco: Harr Wagner Publishing Company, [c1929].

Creator/Collector: Fairbanks, Harold Wellman, 1860-1952
Physical Description: 344pp.
 

Stories of our mother earth. Boston, [etc.]: Educational Publishing Company, [c1908].

Creator/Collector: Fairbanks, Harold Wellman, 1860-1952
Physical Description: 197pp.
 

“The Iberian paninsula: a geographical study. Adapted to Fifth and Sixth Grade Pupils. Prize essay number 1.” Reprinted from The Journal of Geography. (May 1920) vol.19, no.5.

Creator/Collector: Fairbanks, Harold Wellman, 1860-1952
 

“Can the educational value of real geography in the junior high school be replaced by any other subject or combinatin of subjects?” Reprinted from The Journal of Geography(November 1927) vol.26, no.8.

Creator/Collector: Fairbanks, Harold Wellman, 1860-1952
 

“Educational values and aims of nature-study.” Reprinted from The Nature-Study Review(March 1905) vol.1, no.2.

Creator/Collector: Fairbanks, Harold Wellman, 1860-1952
 

Practical physiography. Boston: Allyn and Bacon, 1906.

Creator/Collector: Fairbanks, Harold Wellman, 1860-1952
Physical Description: 542pp.
 

California. Sacramento, California: State Printing Office. Revised and adopted by the California State Board of Education, 1927.

Creator/Collector: Fairbanks, Harold Wellman, 1860-1952
Physical Description: 235pp.

Scope and Content Note

(California state series) Cover-title: Geography of California.