The Joshua L. Baily, Jr. Papers includes the personal correspondence, manuscripts and formal reports of Dr. Joshua L. Baily,
Jr and is significant to the fields of malacology and general natural history.
Malacologist Dr. Joshua Longstreth Baily, Jr. (1889-1981) was a board member and research associate at the San Diego Natural
History Museum. He later became President of the San Diego Historical Society and American Malacological Union. He was a
life member of the Marine Biological Association of the United Kingdom and regular contributor to The Nautilus journal on
the topics of western U.S. land snails, California marine mollusks, and nomenclature. Baily's personal shell collection resides
in the San Diego Natural History Museum. Related materials on Joshua L. Baily, Jr. in the San Diego Scientific Library Records.
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.