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Description
Papers and photographs created by Milo Woodbridge Williams, who was a graduate student at the Scripps Institution of Oceanography from 1947-48 and a professional photographer.
Background
Milo Woodbridge "Woody" Williams (1917-2012) was a professional photographer who attended the Scripps Institution of Oceanography as a graduate student between 1947 and 1948. He developed a lifelong passion for nature and photography at an early age and served as quartermaster and photographer to the 1937 M.S. Stranger Sea Scout Expedition before completing his B.A. in natural sciences at Pomona College in 1940. Between 1940 and 1941 he held a teaching fellowship in zoology at the University of Southern California, before enlisting in the U.S. Air Force where he served from 1941 to 1945. After World War II Williams worked as a freelance photographer, accompanying Karl Kenyon on an American Osprey conservation project in Baja California in 1946.
Extent
4.4 Linear feet (11 archives boxes and digital files)
Restrictions
Publication rights are held by the creator of the collection.
Availability
COLLECTION STORED OFF-SITE. ALLOW ONE WEEK FOR RETRIEVAL OF MATERIALS.