Finding Aid for the Ethel Bailey Higgins Papers, ca. 1940-1960

Processed by Manuscripts Division staff; machine-readable finding aid created by Caroline Cubé.
UCLA Library, Department of Special Collections
Manuscripts Division
Room A1713, Charles E. Young Research Library
Box 951575
Los Angeles, CA 90095-1575
Email: spec-coll@library.ucla.edu
URL: http://www.library.ucla.edu/libraries/special/scweb/
© 1999
The Regents of the University of California. All rights reserved.

Finding Aid for the Ethel Bailey Higgins Papers, ca. 1940-1960

Collection number: 913

UCLA Library, Department of Special Collections

Manuscripts Division



Los Angeles, CA

Contact Information

  • Manuscripts 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
  • URL: http://www.library.ucla.edu/libraries/special/scweb/
Processed by:
Manuscripts Division staff, 10 October 1966
Encoded by:
Caroline Cubé
Online finding aid edited by:
Josh Fiala, July 2002
© 1999 The Regents of the University of California. All rights reserved.

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.


Container List

 

Papers, ca. 1940-1960

Creator/Collector: Higgins, Ethel Bailey
Physical Description: (1 box)

Scope and Content Note

Manuscripts and printed material of Ethel Bailey Higgins, Curator of Botany at the San Diego Natural History Museum. Papers concern ferna and fauna of San Diego County, California.