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Finding Aid for the Donald R. Dickey Papers, 1914-1920
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  • Descriptive Summary

    Title: Donald R. Dickey Papers,
    Date (inclusive): 1914-1920
    Collection number: 707
    Creator: Dickey, Donald R. (Donald Ryder), 1887-1932
    Extent: 1 box (0.5 linear ft.)
    Repository: 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.
    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

    Preferred Citation

    [Identification of item], Donald R. Dickey Papers (Collection 707). Department of Special Collections, Charles E. Young Research Library, University of California, Los Angeles.

    Biography

    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.

    Indexing Terms

    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.