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Finding Aid for the Mary Joe Goodwin Antarctica Collection, 1908-1991
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  • Descriptive Summary
  • Administrative Information
  • Biography
  • Scope and Content
  • Organization and Arrangement
  • Indexing Terms

  • Descriptive Summary

    Title: Mary Joe Goodwin Antarctica Collection,
    Date (inclusive): 1908-1991
    Collection number: 259
    Creator: Goodwin, Mary P. (Mary Pearson), 1920-
    Extent: 129 boxes (64.5 linear ft.)
    Repository: University of California, Los Angeles. Library. Department of Special Collections.
    Los Angeles, California 90095-1575
    Abstract: Mary Pearson Goodwin (1920- ) was born in Newport, Rhode Island. She was a prolific and award-winning medical illustrator and a member of the first public expedition to Antarctica in mid-1960s. The collection contains books, journals, notebooks, photographs, clippings, drawings, video cassettes, audio cassettes, memorabilia, a diary, correspondence, catalogs, slides, invoices, scrapbooks, index cards, films, maps, and paintings relating to Antarctica compiled by Goodwin.
    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

    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

    Provenance/Source of Acquisition

    Gift of Willard E. Goodwin, 1993.

    Preferred Citation

    [Identification of item], Mary Joe Goodwin Antarctica Collection (Collection 259). Department of Special Collections, Charles E. Young Research Library, University of California, Los Angeles.

    Biography

    Mary Pearson Goodwin (also known as Mary Joe Goodwin) was born in 1920 in Newport, Rhode Island; attended Sarah Lawrence College and Boston Museum School, where she was trained in art; settled in Los Angeles in 1951; became a prolific and award-winning medical illustrator; member of first public expedition to Antarctica in mid-1960s, and returned twice; wrote A Mountain Reprieve: Trekking in Nepal (1975); she died on September 13, 1993 in Los Angeles.

    Scope and Content

    Collection contains books, journals, notebooks, photographs, clippings, drawings, video cassettes, audio cassettes, memorabilia, a diary, correspondence, catalogs, slides, invoices, scrapbooks, index cards, films, maps, and paintings relating to Antarctica compiled by Goodwin. Also contains writings by Goodwin, an author and title bibliography, a jigsaw puzzle and a stuffed penguin. Includes books on exploration (including a rare copy of Earnest Shackleton's Aurora Australis (1908) and biographical accounts. Subjects include geology, mapmaking, natural history, flora, fauna, fish, whales, penguins, and the important expeditions sponsored by Australia, Britain, and France.

    Organization and Arrangement

    Arranged in the following series:
    1. Books and miscellaneous serials.
    2. Research materials and writings by Goodwin.
    3. Correspondence.
    4. Catalogs.
    5. Slides.
    6. Scrapbooks.
    7. Antarctica title and author index.
    8. Films.
    9. Memorabilia.
    10. Miscellaneous.

    Indexing Terms

    The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection in the library's online public access catalog.
    Goodwin, Mary P. (Mary Pearson), 1920- --Archives.
    Medical illustrators--California--Los Angeles--Archival resources.
    Scientific expeditions--Antarctica.
    Antarctica--Archival resources.
    Online resources.