Papers of Martin W. Johnson (1893-1984), marine biologist, oceanographer, and professor emeritus at UC San Diego. Johnson
was a leader in the study of marine invertebrates and underwater acoustics. The collection contains correspondence, research,
writings, drawings, photographs, and sound recordings.
Martin Wiggo Johnson was born in Chandler, South Dakota on September 30, 1893. In his early years, Johnson worked as a logger
and guarded salmon traps from fish pirates. This experience fueled Johnson's interest in ecologies and science. After serving
in the army during World War I, Johnson pursued his education.
6.13 Linear feet
(7 archives boxes, 3 cassette boxes, 2 flat boxes, 1 map case folder)
Publication rights are held by the creator of the collection.
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