Scope and Content
Title: Donald R. Dickey Papers,
Date (inclusive): 1914-1920
Collection number: 707
Dickey, Donald R. (Donald Ryder), 1887-1932
1 box (0.5 linear ft.)
University of California, Los Angeles. Library. Department of Special Collections.
Los Angeles, California 90095-1575
Abstract: Donald R. Dickey (1887-1932) was a zoologist, specializing in the mammals and birds of North and Central America. The collection
consists chiefly of personal and family letters and a copy of Dickey's will.
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[Identification of item], Donald R. Dickey Papers (Collection 707). Department of Special Collections, Charles E. Young Research
Library, University of California, Los Angeles.
Dickey was born on March 31, 1887 in Dubuque, Iowa; BA, Yale University, 1910; became a zoologist, specializing in the mammals
and birds of North and Central America; in 1926, became a research associate in vertebrate zoology at the California Institute
of Technology; collected over 50,000 specimens of birds and animals; also served as member of the board of the Pasadena branch
of the Pacific-Southwest Trust & Savings Bank, trustee of the Southwest Museum (1920-28), and director (1923-27) and president
of the board of the Pasadena Hospital Association; he died on April 15, 1932.
Scope and Content
Collection consists chiefly of personal and family letters and a copy of Dickey's will.
The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection in the library's online public access catalog.
Dickey, Donald R. (Donald Ryder), 1887-1932--Archives.
Zoologists--United States--Archival resources.