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Museum of Vertebrate Zoology, UC Berkeley
3101 Valley Life Sciences Bldg, #3160
University of California Berkeley
Berkeley, California 94720-3160
Phone: (510) 642-3567
Fax: (510) 643-8238
Email: mvzarchives@berkeley.EDU
Collections with online items: 14
Physical collections: 36
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Aldrich (Elmer C.) papers

The Elmer C. Aldrich papers collection consists of field notes, publication reprints, artwork, photographs, specimen catalogs, syllabi, newspaper clippings, and various personal papers from the Elmer Aldrich Estate. The collection contains Aldrich's personal collection of reprints from many publications ranging...

 
Allen (Amelia S.) field notes

The Amelia S. Allen field notes collection contains 12 volumes of field notes and bird notes taken between 1901 and 1944, and a personal memoir written by Allen.

 
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Beck (Rollo H.) field notes

The Rollo H. Beck field notes consists of one bound volume spanning the years 1910-1912. Originally maintained by the author in three-ring field note binders, the notes were later separated and bound chronologically. The notes include journal entries and catalogues...

 
Blacow (Chester E.) field notes

The collection consists of the field notes taken by Blacow between the years of 1900 and 1907.

 
Brooks (Allan C.) papers

The Allan C. Brooks papers contain paintings, field notes, artwork, correspondence, personalia, and publications spanning 1867 to 1946. The artwork and paintings include originals commissioned for publication in Grinnell’s Wildlife of the Yosemite released in 1924 and Fur-bearing Mammals of...

Bryant (Harold C.) field notes

The Harold C. Bryant field notes collection consists of field notes and specimen records completed in California and southern Oregon between 1910-1927. The majority of the work represented here coincides with Bryant's time with the MVZ and UC Berkeley, where...

 
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Camp (Charles L.) field notes

The Charles L. Camp field notes collection contains 5 volumes of field notes between the years 1908 and 1922, as well as the transcriptions of an MVZ field trip to Yolla Bolly in 1913. The collection contains Camp's diary of...

 
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Dalquest (Walter W.) papers

The Walter W. Dalquest papers include bound and unbound field notes and correspondence. These materials offer insight into the work done by Dalquest between 1936-1990.

 
Dickey (Donald R.) papers

The Donald R. Dickey papers consist of field catalogues and correspondence. The two field catalogues cover the years 1925-1927. The two folders of correspondence span the years 1931-1992.

 
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Elias (Paul) field notes

This guide describes the Paul Elias field note volumes bound at the Museum of Vertebrate Zoology, University of California, Berkeley.

 
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Grinnell (Joseph) papers

The Joseph Grinnell papers include field notes, miscellaneous notes, publications, biographical materials, correspondence, Thomomys manuscripts and research, and graphic materials. These materials provide insight into the work done by Grinnell and his peers between 1894-1944.

 
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Hall (E. Raymond) papers

The E. Raymond Hall papers include field notes spanning the years 1927-1943, as well as wildlife control materials including correspondence, reports, meeting minutes, reprints of articles, and similar materials dating from 1924-1941. Additionally, there is a small collection of photographs...

 
Hastings Natural History Reservation collection

The Hastings Natural History Rerservation collection include species accounts, occurrence data, and other field note materials. Materials date from the reservation's inception in 1928 through 2009.

 
Hepburn (James) field notes

The James Hepburn field note collection consists of two bound volumes, a field journal and a catalog, spanning the years 1852-1868. The notes detail Hepburn's collecting activities from localities within California, Washington, and British Columbia....

 
Hoag (Benjamin) papers

Benjamin Hoag was an egg collector and merchant active in the late 19th century and early 20th century. The Benjamin Hoag Papers collection contains egg catalogs, field notes, correspondence, and ephemera.

Holliger (Charles D.) field notes

The Charles D. Holliger field notes collection consists of field notes and specimen records completed in California between 1912-1915. The work represented here coincides with Holliger's time with the MVZ and UC Berkeley, where he received his B.S., M.S., and...

 
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Kellogg (Louise) field notes

The Louise Kellogg Papers collection includes field notes, correspondence, and 35 mm slides. Kellogg was an early participant in the MVZ and the longtime companion of the museum’s founder Annie Alexander. Her vertebrate collecting trips took place between 1908 and...

Koford (Carl B.) papers

The Carl B. Koford papers include work done by Koford between 1938-1979, as well as correspondence dating from 1939-1977. The field notes document projects focusing on the California Condor, Pumas, primates, and additional birds, mammals, and reptiles.

 
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Lamb (Chester C.) papers

The Chester C. Lamb papers consist of field notes and correspondence. The field notes span the years 1925-1932, during which Lamb took on the roles of field assistant and Assistant Curator of Mammals at the MVZ. The correspondence dates from...

Linsdale (Jean M.) papers

The Jean M. Linsdale papers consist of field notes and correspondence. The field notes span the years 1926-1937. The correspondence dates from 1939-1964 and covers topics including the Hastings Reservation, general expenditures, professional societies, his writings, and miscellaneous.

 
Lynch (James F.) field notes

The James F. Lynch field notes include catalogues, journals, and species accounts. These field notes detail the collecting activities of James F. Lynch from 1966-1984.

 
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Miller (Alden H.) papers

The Alden H. Miller papers collection consists of field notes, catalogues, manuscripts, specimen data, and photographs. The collection contains 21 bound volumes of field notes between the years 1930 and 1965 and numerous other field notes, diaries, and catalogues ranging...

 
Museum of Vertebrate Zoology historical correspondence

The Museum of Vertebrate Zoology historical correspondence is comprised of correspondence created and received by museum personnel primarily between 1908 and 1930.

 
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Patton (James L.) papers

The James L. Patton papers currently consist of 35mm slides from the years 1966-1999 as well as thumbnail albums and digital copies accompanying the slides. These slides contain the photographs from field work done in North America, Mexico, Venezuela, Vietnam,...

 
Pitelka (Frank A.) papers

The Pitelka collection contains biographical material, correspondence, manuscripts, research materials, photographs and professional papers spanning from 1942-1980. The bulk of the research material involves his study of lemmings in Barrows, Alaska. During the majority of his time in Alaska, Pitelka...

 
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Ray (Milton S.) papers

The Milton S. Ray papers collection consists primarily of field books and specimen records of ornithological field work and collecting done throughout the Western United States, as well as other areas of North America, between the years 1889 and 1946....

 
Richardson (Charles H.) field notes

The Charles H. Richardson field notes consists of two bound volumes spanning the years 1908-1911. Originally maintained by the author in three-ring field note binders, the notes were later removed and bound chronologically. The notes include journal entries and catalogs...

Russell (Ward C.) papers

The Ward C. Russell papers consist of field notes, correspondence, and oral histories. The field notes cover the years 1928-1969, mostly overlapping the time that Russell served as the MVZ's preparator and collector. The correspondence dates from 1931-1967. The oral...

 
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Stebbins (Robert C.) papers

The Robert C. Stebbins papers collection consists of bound and unbound field notes, correspondence, photographs and artwork, theses and doctoral dissertations, conservation study reports and data, maps, manuscripts, the manuscript and papers for the , EBMUD correspondence and papers, and...

Storer (Tracy I.) papers

The Tracy I. Storer papers consist of five volumes of fieldnotes and specimen records spanning the years 1911-1923. All of the fieldwork was completed within California. Also included are five folders of correspondence with materials in the date range 1931-1976.

Swarth (Harry S.) field notes

The Harry S. Swarth field notes include field notes and a bound photocopy of a diary. These materials offer insight into the work done by Swarth between 1896-1930.

 
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Taylor (Walter P.) papers

The Walter P. Taylor papers include field notes, manuscripts, and photographs. These materials offer insight into the work done by Taylor between 1904-1915.

 
Test (Frederick H.) papers

The Frederick H. Test papers consist of field notes, correspondence, specimen records, publication manuscripts, study data, photographic negatives, and 35mm slides. The collection contains the extensive data, specimen records, notes, publication drafts, and correspondence pertaining to Frederick H. Test's 1940...

 
Tevis (Lloyd P.) papers

The Lloyd P. Tevis papers include field notes spanning the years 1939-1950, as well as correspondence dating from 1922-1956.

 
Thaeler (Charles S., Jr.) field notes

The Charles S. Thaeler, Jr. papers consist of two bound volumes spanning the years 1956-1963. The field notes focus mainly on the Thomomys genus, smooth-toothed pocket gophers, with some research on the Empidonax genus, birds of the tyrant flycatcher family....