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Guide to the A.L. Brigger Papers
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  • Descriptive Summary
  • Access
  • Publication Rights
  • Preferred Citation
  • Acquisition Information
  • Processing Information
  • Biography / Administrative History
  • Scope and Content of Collection
  • Indexing Terms
  • Related Material
  • Separated Material

  • Descriptive Summary

    Title: A.L. Brigger papers
    Dates: 1941-1982
    Collection number: MS-11
    Creator: Brigger, A.L.
    Collection Size: .25 linear feet 1 folder
    Repository: Cheadle Center for Biodiversity and Ecological Restoration (University of California, Santa Barbara). C. H. Muller Library
    Santa Barbara, CA 93106-9615
    Abstract: A small collection of letters, receipts, photographs, and notes removed from Brigger's book collection form this manuscript collection.
    Languages: Languages represented in the collection: English German


    Collection is open for research.

    Publication Rights

    Copyright has not been assigned to the Cheadle Center for Biodiversity and Ecological Restoration, UC Santa Barbara. All requests for permission to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted in writing to the Director. Permission for publication is given on behalf of the Cheadle Center 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 reader.

    Preferred Citation

    A.L. Brigger papers, MS-11, Cheadle Center for Biodiversity and Ecological Restoration. University of California, Santa Barbara.

    Acquisition Information

    This collection was given to UCSB by Robert Holmes. He acquired the materials directly from Brigger.

    Processing Information

    Arrangement and description of this collection funded by a grant from the Institute of Museum and Library Services.

    Biography / Administrative History

    Albert Leon Brigger (1892-1981) was born in Ohio, and lived most of his life in California, residing in Yucaipa. He was a Research Associate at California Academy of Sciences and collaborated on diatom research with G. Dallas Hanna and York Mandra of Cal Academy and Robert Holmes of UCSB. During his lifetime, he published 23 articles that included 48 new species descriptions. In 1977, Brigger gave his collection of over 26,000 slides of marine and fossil diatoms to Cal Academy. He gave his book collection of more than 300 titles to Robert Holmes who in turn donated it to the Cheadle Center at University of California, Santa Barbara.

    Scope and Content of Collection

    This collection consists of one series, Miscellaneous Papers, which includes letters, receipts, photographs, and notes.

    Indexing Terms

    The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection in the library's online public access catalog.
    Diatoms, Fossil

    Related Material

    Brigger's diatom collections are stored at the California Academy of Sciences.

    Separated Material

    300+ books and an extensive reprint collection that belonged to Brigger have been added to the Cheadle Center library collection and are searchable through the online catalog.