Ralph B. McCormick took slides relating to his professional responsibilities as a biologist with the California Fish and Game
Department during the 1950s and of other views that interested him. Most images are from Humboldt and Del Norte Counties in
northern California. Subjects include: stream disruption/damage, logging, fisheries, fishing boats, Eureka street scenes,
landscapes and wildflowers.
Ralph B. McCormick was employed by the California Fish and Game Department in Eureka from 1951 until 1960. In 1960 he took
a position in Sacramento with the California State Parks, remaining there until he retired in 1976. He was a Fisheries Biologist.
McCormick, born in Minnesota, moved to California for health reasons, attended Santa Monica Junior College, then graduated
from UC Berkeley with a degree in Biological Sciences.
.5 cubic feet; about 200 slides
Copyright has been assigned to the Humboldt State University Library by McCormick's son, William B. McCormick.
The collection is open for research by appointment only.