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Finding Aid for the Loye Miller Papers, ca. 1904-1969
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Manuscripts, Typescripts, etc.

Box 1, Folder 1

Ornithology of the Looking Glass.

Physical Description: Manuscript, pencil on yellow note pad 6 × 8, 37 sheets. In manila envelope.

Scope and Content Note

With note of transmittal, Autograph note signed, to My Dear Quincey and dated June 23, 1944. Addressed to Mr. Robert L. Quinsey, Library Staff (Campus).
Box 1, Folder 2

Ornithology of the Looking Glass.

Physical Description: Typescript (original) double-spaced on 19 white sheets, 8.5 × 11. Sheets have been renumbered at upper right with red crayon 325-343. Title typed on yellow sheet, numbered 324. Corrections in pencil and blue crayon.

Note

Gift of Dr. Loye Miller, January 18, 1945.
Box 1, Folder 3

Ornithology of the Looking Glass.

Physical Description: Typescript (carbon) double-spaced on 19 white sheets, 8.5 × 11. OF in title has been crossed out and in substituted in pencil. Corrected in pencil.

Note

Gift of Dr. Loye Miller.
Box 1, Folder 4

Ornithology in the Looking Glass.

Physical Description: Typescript (carbon) double-spaced on 18 white sheets, 8.5 × 11.

Note

Gift of Dr. Loye Miller.
Box 1, Folder 5

A Pliocene Flamingo from Mexico. Title page autographed in ink, and dated 1944.

Physical Description: Typescript (carbon) double-spaced on 12 white sheets, 8.5 × 11. Corrections in red crayon and pencil. Pencil note over title Sent to Wilson Bulletin/Dec.20/'43.

Note

Gift of Dr. Loye Miller, July 18, 1944.
Box 1, Folder 6

The Coastal Fog Belt in California.

Physical Description: Manuscript, pencil on yellow note paper 6 × 8, 11 sheets. First sheet gives typing instructions and bears autograph.

Note

Gift of Dr. Loye Miller, July 26, 1944.
Box 1, Folder 7

Fly Ways.

Physical Description: Manuscript, pencil on 11 sheets yellow note paper 6 × 8. First sheet gives typing instructions and bears autograph.

Note

Gift of Dr. Loye Miller, November 1944.
Box 1, Folder 8

An annotated list of birds seen on the UCLA campus during the years 1929 to 1944.

Physical Description: Manuscript, pencil on 40 sheets yellow note paper 6 × 8. First sheet gives typing instructions and bears autograph.

Note

Gift of Dr. Loye Miller, November 1944.
Box 1, Folder 9

Campus Bird Notes.

Physical Description: Typescript (original), 20 sheets, 8.5 × 11 white. Title and author's name crossed out in pencil and Annotated List of Species substituted at top of first page. Property of Loye Miller written in pencil at upper right of first page. Many notes throughout in pencil.
Box 1, Folder 10

Annotated list of birds seen on the UCLA campus during the years 1929 to 1944.

Physical Description: (Carbon) double-spaced on 25 white sheets 8.5 × 11. Sheet 17 is an original. Corrections throughout in red crayon. Back of sheet 21 and sheet 22 have been marked in purple, blue and green crayon by a child.

Note

Gift of Dr. Loye Miller.
Box 1, Folder 10

Birds of the UCLA Campus.

Physical Description: Typescript (original) double-spaced on 10 white sheets 8.5 × 11.

Note

Gift of Dr. Loye Miller.
Box 1, Folder 11

Sounds in the Night.

Physical Description: Manuscript, pencil on 15 yellow note sheets 6 × 8. Typing instructions on first sheet. Corrections in red crayon. Autograph on first sheet.

Note

Gift of Dr. Loye Miller, December 17, 1946.
Box 1, Folder 12

Juniper Trees.

Physical Description: Manuscript, pencil on 12 yellow note sheets 6 × 8. Typing instructions and autograph on first sheet. Corrections in red crayon.

Note

Gift of Dr. Loye Miller, December 17, 1946.
Box 1, Folder 13

Humming Birds.

Physical Description: Manuscript, pencil on 10 yellow note sheets 6 × 8. Typing instructions and autograph on first sheet. Corrections in red crayon.

Note

Gift of Dr. Loye Miller, December 17, 1946.
Box 1, Folder 14

Old Mother Oriole.

Physical Description: Manuscript, pencil on 9 yellow note sheets 6 × 8. Typing instructions and autograph on first sheet. Corrections in red crayon.

Note

Gift of Dr. Loye Miller, December 17, 1946.
Box 1, Folder 15

Typescript (some original, some carbon).

Physical Description: Double-spaced on 18 white sheets 8.5 × 11. Corrections and notes in pencil, ink and blue crayon.

Scope and Content Note

Title in pencil on first sheet Music in Nature and (Script of a Spoken Book recorded by Columbia 1942)/The long dashes represent sound effects.

Note

Gift of Dr. Loye Miller, September 20, 1949.
Box 1, Folder 16

Typescript (original).

Physical Description: Notations and corrections in ink, pencil, red crayon, blue crayon. 17 sheets white 8.5 × 11. First sheet double-spaced, others triple spaced.

Scope and Content Note

Title in pencil on first sheet Music in Nature and Script of spoken book recorded by Columbia Recordings 1942/(marks to guide the voice in reading into the microphone).
Has note on small piece of yellow paper, written by Dr. Miller, in pencil, to L.C. Powell, and carbon of letter from L.C. Powell to Dr. Miller attached.

Note

Gift of Dr. Loye Miller, December, 1949.
 

Lifelong Boyhood. Berkeley, University of California Press. 1950

Box 1, Folder 17

1. Manuscript draft of book:

Scope and Content Note

  • 24 sheets, ruled notebook 4.25 × 7.25, punched 3 holes, ink, dated at top of first page July 1947. Original title crossed out in pencil, with pencil title added, Early Days. 4 sheets (notebook, as above), ink, original title crossed out, title added: Growth of Biological Interests; clipped to 10 sheets, yellow 8 × 8.75, pencil, signed Loye Miller and dated September 1947 on last sheet.
  • 21 sheets, yellow 8.5 × 10, pencil; titled The Growth of Paleontologic Interests signed by author and dated September 1947 in upper left corner of first sheet. Clipped together 17 sheets (notebook, as above) ink, titled First Arizona Trip 1894 (written January 1947). Sheets tied together. 32 sheets (notebook, as above) ink, titled Cape Region, Baja California. 1896 Written January 1947); signed by author. Sheets tied together.
  • 33 sheets, yellow 8.5 × 10, pencil, titled The John Day Expedition 1899 (Summer), signed by author and dated September 1947 in upper left corner of first page. Clipped together.
  • 35 sheets, yellow 8 × 8.75, pencil, titled Cruising down the Latitudes, signed by author at upper right of first sheet. Clipped together.
  • 44 sheets, yellow 8 × 8.75, pencil, titled Fording the Sierras - by Loye Miller. Clipped together.

Note

Gift of the author, 1951.
Box 1, Folder 17

2. Typescript (original).

Physical Description: Typed sheets corrected in pencil.

Scope and Content Note

Double-spaced on 8.5 × 11 white sheets.
3 sheets foreword, 1 yellow sheet part one, sheets numbered in pencil at upper right 5-157, 162, 163, 181-186, 203-205.
Reprint of California's Ancient Bird Life numbered 170 thru 180.
Articles entitled The Martial Tie in Birds, and The Biography of Nip and Tuck, numbered 191-201.

Note

Gift of the author, 1951.
Box 1, Folder 17

3. Typescript from which book was set.

Note

Received April 9, 1951.
 

Recordings

Box 2, Folder 1

19 12 records.

Scope and Content Note

Alecran 3 parts Sounds in the Night
Juniper Trees 3 parts Fly Ways
Hummingbirds 3 parts Robins
Fog Belt 3 parts A Biological Triangle
Old Mother Oriole 3 parts A Fossil Story
Temptations 2 parts Toads
Spirituals 3 parts

Note

Gift of Mrs. Henry Rieber and friends of L.H. Miller.
Box 2, Folder 2

4 12 records - Columbia 1942. Music in Nature 7 sides; Bird Calls on 8.

Note

Gift of Dr. Loye Miller.
Box 2, Folder 3

4 12 records - Music in Nature. A transcribed lecture made by University Press, Berkeley. 1946.

Physical Description: 7 sides.
 

Journals (Manuscript)

Box 3, Folder 1

Cruise to Panama. February-April 1936.

Box 3, Folder 2

Random notes on coastwise fauna [of] Southern California; 40 years a beachcomber. 1908-1938.

Box 3, Folder 3

Expedition to El Salvador. Summer 1925.

Physical Description: Includes typescript with holograph corrections.
Box 3, Folder 4

Yosemite Valley. 1920. Includes Merced and Monmouth Lakes trips. 1917 and 1923.

Physical Description: Includes typescript with holograph corrections.
Box 3, Folder 5

Yosemite trip. 1921.

Physical Description: Includes typescript with holograph corrections.
Box 3, Folder 6

Sonora, Mexico. February 1946.

Physical Description: Includes typescript with holograph corrections.
Box 3, Folder 7

Crater Lake. Summer 1926.

Physical Description: Includes typescript with holograph corrections.
Box 3, Folder 8

Maritime Birds, San Diego area to Santa Barbara. 1935-1941.

Physical Description: Includes typescript with holograph corrections.
Box 3, Folder 9

Random notes on Channel and Channel Islands. August 1922; November 1929; and September 1938.

Physical Description: Includes typescript with holograph corrections.
Box 3, Folder 10

San Nicolas Id. expedition. July 1938.

Physical Description: Includes typescript with holograph corrections.
Box 3, Folder 11

In search of the California Condor. 1910-1911 and 1939.

Box 3, Folder 12

Gavilan Hills, tin mine and Temescal area. April 1907.

Box 3, Folder 13

The Joshua Tree National Monument. May 1945 and October 1946 to February 1947. Includes Colorado River trip. May 1946.

Box 3, Folder 14

Joshua Forest and Pine Canon. April 1941.

Box 3, Folder 14

Mt. Pinos. May 1922; May 1926; May 1927; May-June 1930; July 1936; and May 1937.

Box 3, Folder 15

Santa Ana Mountains. October and November 1937; November 1938; March and May 1940. Includes trip to Elsinore. October 1947.

Box 3, Folder 16

Lake Hume. August 1939 and August 1940.

Box 3, Folder 16

Mammoth Lakes trip. July 1923. Includes Mono Lake. August 1923. Buena Vista Lake. 1921-1923.

Box 3, Folder 17

Random notes on sundry trips to deserts of Southeast California. 1908-1940.

Box 3, Folder 17

Palm Springs. 1916, and 1920-1923.

Box 3, Folder 18

Miscellaneous Personal Papers, Photographs, etc.

 

Miscellaneous

Box 3, Folder 19

Typed transcript of a magnetic tape recording made by Mrs. Lois C. Stone interviewing Professor Loye Holmes Miller.

Note

The original tape is the property of the Regional Oral History Office, The Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley, California.
Box 3, Folder 20

Items and anecdotes regarding UCLA. Response to a circular letter from Andrew Hamilton requesting items that might be utilized in writing a Centennial Book. 1968.

 

Various Speeches:

Box 3, Folder 21

Association of Interpretive Naturalists, Incorporated. Hueston Woods State Park, Oxford, Ohio. Saturday, March 29, 1969.

Box 3, Folder 21

From a symposium on The Concept of God. The Philosophical Union, UCLA. Millspaugh Auditorium. December 2, 1927.

Box 3, Folder 22a

Typed transcript of interview made by Alice Vogel: Flora and fauna of UCLA campus.

Physical Description: 13 leaves. Unedited typescript.
Box 3, Folder 22b

Includes original tape recording. June 12, 1967.

Physical Description: .5 hr. 3.75 rpm.
 

Journals (Manuscript)

Box 3, Folder 21

On M.S.S. Albatross off shore in southern California. 1904.

Box 3, Folder 21

Arizona. 1928-46.

Box 3, Folder 21

Gulf of California cruise. February 1-March 8, 1939.