The Records of the San Diego Scientific Library consist of reports and financial documents about the operation and management
of the library. The collection includes by-laws (and revisions), accession records, association meeting minutes, and financial
The San Diego Scientific Library Association was formed on April 17, 1918 by an agreement between the San Diego Public Library,
San Diego Society of Natural History, San Diego Medical Association Library, and San Diego Museum Association. A $30,000 grant
by W.W. Whitney in October 1922 provided the funds necessary to actualize the Association's goals, leading to its incorporation
on October 16, 1922.
Copyright may be reserved. Consult the San Diego Natural History Museum Research Library Director for more information.
The collection is open to researchers by appointment. Contact the Research Library Director, San Diego Natural History Museum.