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Guide to the Joseph Grinnell papers, 1884-1938
BANC MSS C-B 995  
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Description
Correspondence, accounts and manuscripts, relating mainly to the activities of the Cooper Ornithological Club and its publication, The Condor, and to the collection, preservation and identification of zoological specimens in Alaska and California.
Background
Joseph Grinnell, noted ornithologist and first director of the Museum of Vertebrate Zoology of the University of California, the son of author and naturalist Elizabeth Grinnell and of Dr. Fordyce Grinnell, a government physician to the Plains' Indians, was born at Fort Sill, Oklahoma, on February 27, 1877. Grinnell grew up in Pasadena, attended Throop Polytechnic Institute, and obtained his doctorate from Stanford, He later taught at both of these institutions.
Extent
Number of containers: 21 boxes Linear feet: 10.5
Restrictions
Copyright has not been assigned to The Bancroft Library. All requests for permission to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted in writing to the Head of Public Services. Permission for publication is given on behalf of The Bancroft Library as the owner of the physical items and is not intended to include or imply permission of the copyright holder, which must also be obtained by the reader.
Availability
Collection is open for research.