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Finding Aid for the Ethel Bailey Higgins Papers, ca. 1940-1960
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  • Administrative Information
  • Biography
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  • Indexing Terms

  • Descriptive Summary

    Title: Ethel Bailey Higgins Papers,
    Date (inclusive): ca. 1940-1960
    Collection number: 913
    Creator: Higgins, Ethel Bailey
    Extent: 1 box (0.5 linear ft.)
    Repository: University of California, Los Angeles. Library. Department of Special Collections.
    Los Angeles, California 90095-1575
    Abstract: Ethel Bailey Higgins was the curator of botany at the San Diego Natural History Museum, and the author of Our Native Cacti (1931) and Annotated Distributional List of the Ferns and Flowering Plants of San Diego County, California (1949). The collection consists of manuscripts, photocopies, and printed booklets about the flora and fauna of San Diego County, California gathered by Higgins.
    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 Jean B. Grover, 1967.

    Preferred Citation

    [Identification of item], Ethel Bailey Higgins Papers (Collection 913). Department of Special Collections, Charles E. Young Research Library, University of California, Los Angeles.

    Biography

    Higgins is the author of Our Native Cacti (1931) and Annotated Distributional List of the Ferns and Flowering Plants of San Diego County, California (1949).

    Scope and Content

    Collection consists of manuscripts, photocopies, and printed booklets about the flora and fauna of San Diego County, California gathered by Ethel Bailey Higgins in her capacity as curator of botany at the San Diego Natural History Museum.

    Indexing Terms

    The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection in the library's online public access catalog.
    Higgins, Ethel Bailey--Archives.
    Women botanists--San Diego County (Calif.)--Archival resources.
    Natural history--California--San Diego County.
    Manuscripts for publication.