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Grinnell (Fordyce Jr.) Papers
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Fordyce Grinnell, Jr. (1882-1943), was a noted lepidopterist in Southern California and founded the Lorquin Natural History Club (now the Lorquin Entomological Society) in June 1913. Grinnell was an assistant curator of entomology at the Southwest Museum from 1916-1917, and he obtained his BA from Stanford in 1918. This collection consists mostly of correspondence to and school papers by Fordyce Grinnell, Jr. from 1872-1919. A Lorquin Club membership directory from 1940 also appears in this collection. Family, general, and professional correspondence is included as well as nature study notebooks created by Grinnell's students at West Vernon School. This collection also includes papers from Grinnell's education, and personal papers, such as manuscripts written and collected by Grinnell, newspaper clippings, postcards, and ephemera.
Fordyce Grinnell, Jr., 1882-1943
3 Linear Feet (7 boxes)
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