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BIOGRAPHICAL FILES

Scope and Content of Series

SERIES 1) BIOGRAPHICAL FILES: Stewart's biographies, curricula vitae, lists of publications and certificates.
Box 1, Folder 1

Biographies and timelines, assorted undated

Box 1, Folder 2

Curricula vitae ca. 1967 - 1984

Box 1, Folder 3

Collected cartoon drawings undated

General note

Comical sketches on diving, including a caricature of James Stewart.
Box 1, Folder 4

Lists of publications undated

Box 1, Folder 5

Scientific Collecting Permit ca. 1960

General note

Marine Resources Branch, Department of Fish and Game, State of California
Box 1, Folder 6

Certificate of Appreciation, National Safety Council 1966

General note

Accompanied with unidentified comical cartoon of an underwater "Shark Repellant Instruction" class, drawn with chalk.
Box 1, Folder 7

Certificate of Appreciation, Orange Coast College 1971

 

CORRESPONDENCE

Scope and Content of Series

SERIES 2) CORRESPONDENCE: Stewart's personal and professional correspondence, arranged chronologically. The series includes a substantial amount of correspondence belonging to Conrad Limbaugh.
Box 1, Folder 8-26

1951 - 1962

Box 2, Folder 1-15

1963 - 1966

Box 3, Folder 1-15

1966 - 1971

Box 4, Folder 1 - 19

1971 - 1978

Box 5, Folder 1-14

1979 - 1992

Box 5, Folder 15-20

1996 - 2001

Box 5, Folder 21

undated

 

SUBJECT FILES

Scope and Content of Series

SERIES 3) SUBJECT FILES: Stewart's professional files on diving-related topics, including equipment technology, health and safety, and research.
Box 5, Folder 22

Air consumption and bank volume undated

Box 5, Folder 23

ALVIN, Deep Research Vehicle 1964

Box 5, Folder 24

Arc-Oxygen Cutting Torches undated

Box 5, Folder 25

Boils and carbuncles 1955

Box 5, Folder 26

Bradner, Hugh 1953 - 1960

Box 5, Folder 27

Breathing Under Water, CBS 1953 October

Box 6, Folder 1

Carbon monoxide 1956 - 1957

Box 6, Folder 2

CB radios 1972

Box 6, Folder 3

Decompression sickness 1943 - 1985

Box 6, Folder 4

Deep Jeep 1964 - 1967

Box 6, Folder 5

Deep Sea Digest 1956

Box 6, Folder 6

Department of Fish and Game 1958 - 1961

Box 6, Folder 7

Diver's Den 1960 - 1963

Box 6, Folder 8-10

Diving equipment 1950 - 1959, undated

Box 6, Folder 11

Diving stores 1950 - 1959

Box 6, Folder 12

Explosives 1955 - 1957

Box 6, Folder 13

First aid 1953

Box 6, Folder 14

Fish, anesthesia 1957

Box 6, Folder 15

General Electric undated

Box 6, Folder 16

General Motors Corporation 1962 - 1963

Box 6, Folder 17

Health problems, skin and SCUBA diving 1964

Box 6, Folder 18

Kelp 1955

Box 6, Folder 19

Leica underwater housing unit 1954

Box 6, Folder 20

Mark I Deep Dive System 1967

Box 6, Folder 21-22

Mixed gas diving 1964 - 1965, undated

Box 6, Folder 23

Mixed Gas Regulator 1965 - 1968

Box 7, Folder 1

NASA Neutral Buoyancy Laboratory 1987

Box 7, Folder 2

Offshore real estate, SIO 1974 - 1975

Box 7, Folder 3

Operation Fragrant Flower 1955

Box 7, Folder 4

OSHA 1976

Box 7, Folder 5

Quast, Jay 1961

Box 7, Folder 6

Recompression 1957 - 1959

Box 7, Folder 7

Rip currents undated

General note

Hand-drawn illustrations.
Oversize Map Case 120-01

Rip currents, oversized drawings undated

Box 7, Folder 8-12

San Diego-La Jolla Underwater Park 1969 - 2008

General note

Correspondence and documents detailing the acqusition of offshore submerged lands.
Box 7, Folder 13

SEALAB I 1964

Box 7, Folder 14-16

SEALAB II 1965

Oversize Map Case 120-01

SEALAB II site plans, oversized 1965

Box 7, Folder 17-18

Sharks 1955 - 1984

General note

Correspondence and annotated papers and articles regarding shark attacks and shark repellants.
Box 8, Folder 1

Sharks (cont.) 1955 - 1984

Box 8, Folder 2

The Skin Diver 1951 - 1958

Box 8, Folder 3

Skin diving 1952, 1964

Box 8, Folder 4

Soviet-American-Vietnamese Indian Ocean Research Expedition 1989

Box 8, Folder 5

Underwater photography 1952

Box 8, Folder 6

Underwater welding undated

Box 8, Folder 7

Western Outdoor Publishing Corporation 1953 - 1955

 

PROFESSIONAL DIVING

Scope and Content of Series

SERIES 4) PROFESSIONAL DIVING: Informational files, contracts, professional correspondence, forms and documentation pertaining to Stewart's professional work for Kelco, the National Park Service, the Scripps Institution of Oceanography, the Office of Polar Programs in Antarctica and the city of San Diego.
Arranged in four subseries: A) Contracts, B) SIO Diving, C) Antarctica and D) San Diego.
 

Contracts

Box 8, Folder 8

Kelco 1953 - 1954

 

National Park Service

Box 8, Folder 9-11

Correspondence 1966 - 1985

Box 8, Folder 12

Policy and guidelines ca. 1970 - 1980

General note

Some material annotated by James Stewart.
Box 8, Folder 13

Training material ca. 1966 - 1980

Box 8, Folder 14

Divers ca. 1966 - 1980

Box 8, Folder 15

Photographs 1972

Box 8, Folder 16

Guest lecture agreements, miscellaneous 1967 - 1969

Box 8, Folder 17

Calfiornia State University 1984

Box 8, Folder 18

National Science Foundation 1998

 

SIO Diving

Box 8, Folder 19

Job description cards 1961 - 1989

Box 8, Folder 20

Safety Committee 1952 - 1956

Box 9, Folder 1-3

Certifying Board 1954 - 1963

Box 9, Folder 4

Diving Control Board 1967 - 1994

Box 9, Folder 5

Diving officers, meeting minutes and memos 1971 - 1976

Box 9, Folder 6

Sea Grant Diving Program 1970 - 1973

Box 9, Folder 7

Research Diving Program 1975 - 1994

Box 9, Folder 8

Cal OSHA 1977 - 1982

Box 9, Folder 9

Capricorn Expedition 1952

Box 9, Folder 10

South Branch, Scripps Submarine Canyon 1952

Box 9, Folder 11

Underwater mine located near SIO 1952

Box 9, Folder 12

Sumner Branch, Scripps Canyon 1953

Box 9, Folder 13

Cabo San Lucas 1959

Box 9, Folder 14

Expedition to Guadalupe Island 1960

Box 9, Folder 15

Saucer dive, Cousteau 1964 February 3

Box 9, Folder 16

Cabo San Lucas 1965

Box 9, Folder 17-19

Accident reports 1955 - 1960

Box 10, Folder 1-3

Accident reports 1960 - 1994

Box 10, Folder 4-5

Diving safety and emergency protocol 1958 - 1990

Box 10, Folder 6-14

Diving logs 1953 - 1981

Box 10, Folder 15-16

SCUBA rules and regulations 1954, 1956

Box 11, Folder 1

SCUBA rules and regulations 1971 - 1990

Box 11, Folder 2-6

Lists of divers 1952 - 1969

Box 11, Folder 7

Memoranda to divers 1958 - 1971

Box 11, Folder 8

Permits 1971 - 1976

Box 11, Folder 9-11

Collection diving examinations, miscellaneous ca. 1971 - 1884

Box 11, Folder 12

Diving equipment 1956 - 1957

Box 11, Folder 13

Training pools 1956 - 1957

Box 11, Folder 14

Camp Matthews swimming pool 1960 - 1963

Box 11, Folder 15

Diving locker 1966 - 1968

Box 11, Folder 16

Purchases and repairs 1975 - 1976

Box 11, Folder 17

Boats 1975 - 1981

 

Antarctica

 

Correspondence

Box 11, Folder 18-19

1973 - 1983

Box 12, Folder 1-11

1984 - 1994

Box 13, Folder 1-9

1995 - 2000

Box 13, Folder 10

McMurdo Station, general information 1974

Box 13, Folder 11

Travel and accomodations 1974, 1980 - 1982

 

Research diving

Box 13, Folder 12-13

Diving protocol and safety 1967 - 1991

Box 14, Folder 1

Diving protocol and safety 1993 - 1995

Box 14, Folder 2-5

Diving logs 1981 - 1999

Box 14, Folder 6

Accident reports 1981

Box 14, Folder 7-8

Mark T. MacMillan, McMurdo Station 1987 November 14

 

Projects

Box 14, Folder 9-13

Miscellaneous 1970 - 1995

Box 15, Folder 1-2

Miscellaneous 1995 - 1999

Box 15, Folder 3

Regulator test project 1992 - 1993

Box 15, Folder 4

Water pollution projects 1992 - 1994

Box 15, Folder 5

Research vessels 1991

 

Groups

Box 15, Folder 6

Naval Support Force Antarctica 1987

Box 15, Folder 7

AAUS Polar Diving Workshop 1991

Box 15, Folder 8

Office of Polar Programs, National Science Foundation 2001 - 2002

Box 15, Folder 9

U.S. Antarctica Research Program Personnel Manual 1970

Box 15, Folder 10

Antarctica: Science and Survival lecture series by James Stewart ca. 1982

Box 15, Folder 11

Guidelines for Conduct of Scientific Diving, Office of Polar Programs, National Science Foundation 1994 August

 

San Diego

Box 15, Folder 12

SCUBA courses, Parks and Recreation Department 1958 - 1959

Box 15, Folder 13

Natural Landmark Evaluation, NPS 1974

General note

Forms, correspondence, and reports prepared by James Stewart in evaluating La Jolla Submarine Canyon, Scripps Submarine Canyon, La Jolla Underwater Park & Ecological Reserve and Point Loma.
Box 15, Folder 14

San Diego State University Diving Program 1974

Box 15, Folder 15

Survey of diver rescues, San Diego Council of Divers 1980 - 1983

Box 15, Folder 16

San Diego Council of Diving Clubs ca. 1958 - 1961, undated

Box 15, Folder 17

Bathymetric maps, miscellaneous undated

 

TEACHING

Scope and Content of Series

SERIES 5) TEACHING: Stewart's instructional materials from his work for the University of California and the State of California. Includes applications, general information and correspondence, written exam templates and lectures.
Box 16, Folder 1-3

Applications and enrollment, miscellaneous 1965 - 1981

Box 16, Folder 4

Medical standards and physical requirements, form templates ca. 1954 - 1989

Box 16, Folder 5

SCUBA written exams 1966, undated

Box 16, Folder 6

SCUBA written exams 1970 - 1984, undated

Box 16, Folder 7

SCUBA class schedules and training information, unidentified undated

Box 16, Folder 8-15

Diving classes, miscellaneous 1952 - 1971

Box 17, Folder 1-6

Diving classes, miscellaneous 1972 - 1996

Box 17, Folder 7

Lecture on Hans Keller 820' dive 1960

Box 17, Folder 8

UC Santa Barbara 1960 - 1961

Box 17, Folder 9

Lecture III 1967

Box 17, Folder 10

UCLA 1968

Box 17, Folder 11

Marine Medicine continuing medical education program 1989 July 10

 

DIVING ORGANIZATIONS

Scope and Content of Series

SERIES 6) DIVING ORGANIZATIONS: General information and correspondence pertaining to Stewart's work and affiliation with diving associations, arranged alphabetically.
Box 17, Folder 12-13

American Academy of Underwater Sciences 1983 - 1989

Box 17, Folder 14

American Association for Inhalation Therapy 1967

Box 17, Folder 15

American Littoral Society 1962

Box 17, Folder 16

British Sub-Aqua Club 1959 - 1962

Box 18, Folder 1

Bureau of Commercial Fisheries, Department of the Interior undated

Box 18, Folder 2

California State Fisheries Laboratory 1953 - 1955

Box 18, Folder 3

Ceylon Reefcombers Club 1955 - 1956

Box 18, Folder 4-8

Department of Parks and Recreation, County of Los Angeles 1951 - 1958

Box 18, Folder 9

Fisheries Research Board of Canada 1960 - 1962

Box 18, Folder 10

Governmental Scientific Diving Program 1991

 

Institute of Marine Resources (IMR)

Box 18, Folder 11-12

Kelp Investigations Program 1955 - 1958

Box 18, Folder 13

SCUBA Training Program 1958, 1968

Box 18, Folder 14

National Association of Underwater Instructors 1990

Box 18, Folder 15

Nevada Desert Divers, Inc. 1955 - 1957

Box 18, Folder 16

Panel on Underwater Swimmers, National Research Council 1951 - 1957

Box 19, Folder 1

Perry Submarine Builders, Inc. 1964

Oversize Map Case 120-01

Perry Submarine Builders, Inc. 1966

General

Submarine floating storage and service platform blueprint.
Box 19, Folder 2

Scientific Diving Consultants 1956 - 1963

Box 19, Folder 3

Skin-Diving Committee of the National Association of Biology Teachers 1955

Box 19, Folder 4

Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute 1985 - 1986

Box 19, Folder 5

Stanford University 1983

Box 19, Folder 6

Recreation Commission, State of California 1955 - 1956

Box 19, Folder 7-8

UC Santa Barbara 1962 - 1971

Box 19, Folder 9

Undersea Medical Society 1967

Box 19, Folder 10

Underwater Explorers Society undated

Box 19, Folder 11

Underwater Society of America 1963 - 1964

Box 19, Folder 12-14

University of California Statewide Committee on the Use of SCUBA ca. 1951 - 1958

Box 19, Folder 15-16

University-National Oceanographic Laboratory System 1985, undated

Box 19, Folder 17

USC Scientific Diving Program undated

 

DIVING MANUALS & GUIDES

 

Universities

Box 19, Folder 18

University of Michigan 1966, 1971

Box 19, Folder 19

University Conference of Environmental Health and Safety Officers, University of California 1967

Box 20, Folder 1

Santa Barbara City College 1968

Box 20, Folder 2

UCLA 1968

Box 20, Folder 3

UC Santa Barbara 1968, 1988

Box 20, Folder 4

University of California 1968

Box 20, Folder 5

Hopkins Marine Station, Stanford University 1970

Box 20, Folder 6

University of Washington 1974

Box 20, Folder 7

Florida Institute of Technology 1977

Box 20, Folder 8

University of Texas at Austin 1980

Box 20, Folder 9

UC Irvine 1984

Box 20, Folder 10

Texas A&M University 1970, 1989

 

Government and Civic Programs

Box 20, Folder 11

U.S. Divers Corporation 1954

Box 20, Folder 12

San Diego Council of Diving Clubs ca. 1960

General note

Prepared by D.R. Alden, Sea Dogs Diving Club.
Box 20, Folder 13

Proposed California state-wide SCUBA manuel ca. 1963 - 1964

Box 20, Folder 14

Southwest Council of Diving Clubs 1968, 1972

Box 20, Folder 15

Los Angeles County Underwater Instructors Association 1972

Box 20, Folder 16

Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory 1976

Box 20, Folder 17

Los Angeles District Dive Team 1983

Box 21, Folder 1

Department of Fish and Game, State of California 1984

Box 21, Folder 2

SACLANT ASR Research Centre 1984

Box 21, Folder 3

National Park Service 1986

Box 21, Folder 4

National Association for Search and Rescue 1987

Box 21, Folder 5

Michigan Sea Grant College Program 1990

Box 21, Folder 6

U.S. Antarctic Program 1990

 

Private Sector

Box 21, Folder 7

Burnett Electronics Lab Inc. 1967

Box 21, Folder 8

Delco Electronics 1967

Box 21, Folder 9

Sea Operations Department, AC Electronics 1967, 1969

 

WRITINGS

Scope and Content of Series

SERIES 8) WRITINGS: Stewart's papers and notes, as well as an assortment of writings and articles regarding Stewart and diving in general.
 

Writings by James Stewart

Box 21, Folder 10

Vertical Distribution Study of Marine Organisms, Zoology 299 1957

Box 21, Folder 11

Shark Attack! Underwater News 1961 August

Box 21, Folder 12

Man and the Aquatic Environment, California Safety News 1965 June

Box 21, Folder 13

Carpenter, M. Scott and James R. Stewart. Some Safety Aspects of Outer and Inner Space 1966

General note

Transcript of talk given at 1966 National Safety Congress.
Box 21, Folder 14

Philosophy and Activities of Scripps Institution of Oceanography and University of California Diving Programs 1969 June

Box 21, Folder 15

Untitled paper on sport divers 1969

General note

Abstract of a paper presented at a symposium titled "The Role of the Naval Hospital in the Management of Trauma."
Box 21, Folder 16

Comments on SCUBA Equipment 1970 May

Box 21, Folder 17

Procedures for Shipboard Diving 1971 November

Box 21, Folder 18

Stewart, J.G. and J.R. Stewart. Marine Algae of Guadalupe Island, Mexico, including a checklist, Ciencias Marinas 1984

Box 21, Folder 19

Special Problems of Scientific Diving ca. 1987

Box 21, Folder 20

Dayton, Paul K. and James Stewart. Antarctic Diving undated

Box 21, Folder 21

Cooperative Scientific Diving Programs undated

Box 21, Folder 22

Rough drafts, miscellaneous undated

 

Notes

Box 21, Folder 23

Visibility Laboratory, diving notes 1953 - 1954

Box 21, Folder 24

Rate of ascent, computations 1955

Box 21, Folder 25

Unidentified diving notes 1962

Box 21, Folder 26

Second Symposium on Underwater Physiology 1963 February 25-26

Box 21, Folder 27

Notes on diver with Saucer 1964 February

Box 21, Folder 28

Marine mammals 1968, undated

Box 21, Folder 29

Oxygen tables 1969

Box 21, Folder 30

Repetitive Diving Workshop, Duke University 1991

Box 21, Folder 31

History of SCUBA undated

Box 21, Folder 32

Thoughts on Man in the Sea undated

 

Writings by Others

Box 21, Folder 33

Diving bibliography 1957 - 1962

Box 22, Folder 1

Articles about James Stewart, miscellanous 1959 - 1991

Box 22, Folder 2

Articles and papers on diving, miscellaneous 1957 - 1975

General note

Marginalia and notes by James Stewart.
Box 22, Folder 3-5

Research reports, U.S. Navy Experimental Diving Unit 1945 - 1967

Box 22, Folder 6

The Paddleboard Manual, Henry F. Pohl Maluhia Surf Club 1952

Box 22, Folder 7

Report of the Cooperative Underwater Swimmer Project 1952 November

General note

Prepared for the Office of Naval Research under the Committee on Amphibious Operations Panel on Underwater Swimmers National Research Council with the cooperation of Amphibious Forces, U.S. Pacific Fleet and Scripps Institution of Oceanography.
Box 22, Folder 8

Pohl, Henry F. Underwater Fishing for Beginners 1953

Box 22, Folder 9

Hetzel, George F. Instructions for Tooling & Repair of Aqua-Lung. Scripps Institution of Oceanography 1953 February 6

General note

Includes pictures and diagrams of Aqua-Lung unit.
Box 22, Folder 10

Owen, D.M. Suggestions and Comments on Aqua-Lung Procedure for Oceanographic Divers 1953 September

Box 22, Folder 11

Review of Divers' Diseases 1955

General note

John Clark Samazan dive.
Box 22, Folder 12

Wisher, Peter R. Use of the Sign Language in Underwater Communication ca. 1960

Box 22, Folder 13

Shark Attack: A Hazard of the Business, Men of Action 1964 Fall

Box 22, Folder 14

Raise a Glass to Stewart 1969 September

General note

A poem about James Stewart, on the occasion of his birthday celebration.
Box 22, Folder 15

Quast, Jay C. Recollections of the Scripps Kelp Program (July 1958 to July 1961) 2004

Box 22, Folder 16

An Ode to a Friend undated

General note

A poem about James Stewart, signed Anonymous.
Box 22, Folder 17

Lustig, E.M. Lustig. Please Don't Kill Me undated

General note

The dangers of compressed air.
 

PHOTOGRAPHS & SLIDES

Scope and Content of Series

SERIES 9) PHOTOGRAPHS & SLIDES: Includes portraits of James Stewart and other divers, as well as underwater photography and images of work at sea. Includes a large array of slides from Stewart's professional activities in Mexico and Antarctica.
Selected images from this series have been digitized and are available on the Library's Digital Collections website.
 

Photographs

 

Portraits of James Stewart

Box 22, Folder 18

Formal portraits, miscellaneous ca. 1960 - 1980

Box 22, Folder 19

Candid portraits, miscellaneous ca. 1952 - 1990

Box 22, Folder 20

Stewart with guitarfish in La Jolla Cove 1945

Box 22, Folder 21

Army Air Corps portrait ca. 1946

Box 22, Folder 22

Stewart with fish 1957

Box 22, Folder 23

Underwater diving portrait 1961

General note

By Ron Church. Photo taken for Skin Diver magazine.
Box 23, Folder 1

Stewart in Trippler Airforce Base Hospital, Honolulu 1961

General note

Three days after shark attack.
Box 23, Folder 2

Underwater diving portrait 1962

General note

By Ron Church. Photo taken for Skin Diver magazine.
Box 23, Folder 3

Stewart in wetsuit, SIO pier 1965

Box 23, Folder 4

Stewart at Commerical Diving Center in Wilmington, CA ca. 1970

Box 23, Folder 5

Stewart in Antarctica 1975

 

Groups & Events

Box 23, Folder 6

Group photo on Guadalupe Island 1954

General note

Earl Murray, Tom Thiese, John Carter, Chuck Fleming, Andy Rechnitzer and Jim Stewart.
Box 23, Folder 7

World Congress of Underwater Activities, London 1962

Box 23, Folder 8

Mixed Gas Diving class, U.S. Naval School 1964

Box 23, Folder 9

14th Underwater Instructors Certification course 1965

Box 23, Folder 10

Research diving class 1968

General note

By Bill Ray. Photo taken for Lifemagazine.
Box 23, Folder 11

Stewart teaching Bureau of Reclamation class, Santa Barbara 1969

Oversize Map Case 120-01

Space shuttle, signed by astronauts 1979

Box 23, Folder 12

Ellen Browning Scripps Memorial Pier, construction 1982 - 1983

Box 23, Folder 13

Stewart receiving the Craig Hoffman Memorial Safety Award 1986

Box 23, Folder 14

Ellen Browning Scripps Memorial Pier Groundbreaking 1987 March 26

Box 23, Folder 15

Deep Rover Trials ca. 1990

General note

Stewart with Phil Sharkey.
Box 23, Folder 16

SIO campus construction ca. 1999

Box 23, Folder 17

Sealab site visit 2002

Box 23, Folder 18

Unidentified camping trip ca. 2002

Box 23, Folder 19

National Safety Council Congress undated

Box 23, Folder 20

With Christian McDonald and Wayne undated

 

Diving

Box 23, Folder 21

Coronado Island 1957

General note

By Ron Church.
Box 23, Folder 22

Horizon trip, San Diego Zoological Society ca. 1960

Oversize Map Case 120-01

Wake Island, oversized 1961

Box 23, Folder 23

Frailes Canyon, Baja California 1963

Box 23, Folder 24

With Scott Glenn undated

Box 23, Folder 25

Unidentified undated

 

Research Vessels

Box 23, Folder 26

Aerojet Minisub 1954 April

General note

At SIO with Andy Rechnitzer, Jim Kitrage, Conrad Limbaugh and Doug Inman.
Box 23, Folder 27

Unidentified submarines 1958

Box 23, Folder 28

Beaver submarine 1964 December

Box 23, Folder 29

"Deep Jeep" submarine 1967

General note

Bud Mundy and James Stewart.
 

Slides

Box 23, Folder 30

People ca. 1954 - 1990

General note

Assorted photos of people and groups in unidentified settings.
Box 23, Folder 31

Miscellaneous slides ca. 1954 - 1996

General note

Assorted photos of miscellaneous or unidentified landscapes, expeditions and activities.
 

San Diego

Box 23, Folder 32

La Jolla 1948 - 1960

Box 23, Folder 33

Scripps Institution of Oceanography 1954 - 1989

Box 23, Folder 34

Scripps Sea Beam System, ocean floor topography undated

 

Dives & work at sea

Box 23, Folder 35

Diving, miscellaneous ca. 1965 - 1978

Box 23, Folder 36

Fishing ca. 1953 - 1958

Box 23, Folder 37

Hercules Power Company 1956

Box 23, Folder 38

UC Santa Barbara class 1960

General note

"First UC class I taught."
Box 23, Folder 39

Hannes Keller, dive 1962

Box 23, Folder 40

Los Angeles County class 1967

Box 23, Folder 41

SIO dive, "botany" 1974

Box 23, Folder 42

Bahamas 1984

Box 23, Folder 43

Glacier Bay 1984

Box 24, Folder 1

Smith River, dive 1985

Box 24, Folder 2

Wake Island 1985

Box 24, Folder 3

Diving equipment undated

Box 24, Folder 4

Diving training undated

Box 24, Folder 5

Glacier Bay, NPS diving training site undated

Box 24, Folder 6

Palancar Reef, biological survey undated

 

Ships and research vessels

Box 24, Folder 10

Saucer dive, Cousteau 1964 February 3

Box 24, Folder 7

Sealab 1965

Box 24, Folder 8

R/V New Horizon 1967, 1988

Box 24, Folder 9

FLIP 1976

Box 24, Folder 10

Alvin research submersible, Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution 1985

Box 24, Folder 11

R/V Sproul 1989

Box 24, Folder 12

Remote Underwater Manipulator (RUM) 1989

Box 24, Folder 13

USNS Thomas Washington 1989

Box 24, Folder 14

R/V Polar Duke undated

 

Animals

Box 24, Folder 15

"Marine Science Series," Roberts Enterprises undated

General note

Sea animals.
Box 24, Folder 16

Sea animals undated

General note

Photos by Jim Mastro.
Box 24, Folder 17

Sea animals, miscellaneous undated

 

Trips

Box 24, Folder 18

Channel Islands, aerial survey 1958

Box 24, Folder 19

Yosemite National Park 1967

Box 24, Folder 20

New Zealand 1969 - 1995

Box 24, Folder 21

Pago Pago 1970, 1974

Box 24, Folder 22

Idaho 1972 - 1973

Box 24, Folder 23

Stewart Canyon 1985

 

Mexico

Box 24, Folder 24-25

Miscellanous ca. 1957 - 1991

Box 24, Folder 26

Guadalupe Island 1954

Box 24, Folder 27

Guaymas 1956

Box 24, Folder 28

Baja Sur, aerial survey 1957

Box 24, Folder 29

La Paz 1957

Box 24, Folder 30

Paradise Cove 1957

Box 24, Folder 31

Santo Tomas, Mexico 1957

Box 24, Folder 32

Tampico, Mexico 1957 - 1958

Box 24, Folder 33

Cabo San Lucas 1957 - 1959

Box 24, Folder 34

Turtle Bay 1957, 1959

Box 25, Folder 1

Guadalupe Island 1960

Box 25, Folder 2

Guaymas 1960

Box 25, Folder 3

San Carlos 1961

Box 25, Folder 4

Cabo San Lucas 1962 - 1965

Box 25, Folder 5

Baja California, taken from space by the Gemini 5 1965

Box 25, Folder 6

Guadalupe Island 1975

 

Micronesia

Box 25, Folder 7

Pacific Islands, miscellaneous

Box 25, Folder 8

Carmarsel Expedition 1967

Box 25, Folder 9

Jaluit Atoll, dive 1967

Box 25, Folder 10

Truk Lagoon 1967

 

Antarctica

Box 25, Folder 11

1959

Box 25, Folder 12-14

1968 - 1970

Box 25, Folder 15

1972

Box 25, Folder 16-19

1974 - 1975

Box 25, Folder 20

1977 - 1978

Box 25, Folder 21-22

1981 - 1982

Box 25, Folder 23-25

1987 - 1989

Box 26, Folder 1-6

1990 - 1995

Box 26, Folder 7

undated

Box 26, Folder 8

undated

General note

35mm color transparencies.
 

AUDIOVISUAL MATERIAL

Restrictions

Original media formats in SERIES 10) AUDIOVISUAL MATERIAL are restricted. Users may request viewing copies in advance, or view digital surrogates.

Scope and Content of Series

SERIES 10) AUDIOVISUAL MATERIAL. Original and rare films and sound recordings documenting dives, training protocols, and lectures. Includes Scientific Diving Consultants' 1959 "Underwater Wonders," the original recording of Stewart's oral history interview with Eric Hanauer, and a video of Stewart's retirement lecture, "The History of Research Diving." Formats include 16 and 8mm film, one VHS, and references to digital files. Select films and sound recordings from the series have been digitized and are available upon request.
Arranged in two subseries: A) Film and Video and B) Sound Recordings.
 

Film and Video

Oversize FS-20

Mexico 1958

General

Content unidentified. 8mm.

Conditions Governing Access

Restrictions Apply
Oversize FS-21

Underwater Wonders 1959

General

Narrated footage of underwater discoveries, including sand-falls, the mating rituals of angelfish and the territorial behaviors of sergeant major fish in Baja California. Underwater photography by Ron Church, Conrad Limbaugh, Wheeler North and Jim Stewart of Scientific Diving Consultants. Written and narrated by Ray Sperry and Phil Chalmers. 16mm film, color, sound, time 00:10:16. Digitized version available upon request.

Conditions Governing Access

Original restricted (digital version available).
Oversize FS-22

Guadalupe Island 1963

General

Footage of divers spreading an underwater sedative and capturing fish specimens. Reel labeled: "5/4/63 Lee Peterson, Guadalupe Island." Leader labeled: "Photography Branch F TF SF AFFTC-EDWARDS AFB, CALIFORNIA, Subject: Underwater Guadalupe Island." 16mm, b/w, silent, time 00:05:00.

Conditions Governing Access

Restrictions Apply
Oversize FS-23

Shark footage undated

General

Footage of divers interacting with sharks and experimenting with self-defense maneuvers (including knives and spearguns). Narrator discusses the behaviors of sharks and the dangers that sharks pose to swimmers. 16mm, b/w, sound, time 00:05:00.

Conditions Governing Access

Restrictions Apply
Oversize FS-24

Mechanical Effects of Pressure ca. 1960s

General

US Navy film explaining the effects of pressure on the body in SCUBA diving. Digitized version available upon request.

Conditions Governing Access

Original restricted (digital version available).
Oversize FS-25

Wake Island ca. 1960s

General

16mm, color, silent. Footage of Wake Island, including the airport, men constructing a small building on the beach, unidentified scientific instruments and diving scenes. Label reads: "Bill Van Dorn send to Jim Stewart 1/92." Time 00:34:35. Digitized version available upon request.

Conditions Governing Access

Original restricted (digital version available).
Oversize FS-26

Underwater Scenes. University of California Production by William Graham Bell undated

General

Footage of divers in the Gulf of California interacting with and handling marine life, including eels, fish and octopus. 16mm, color, silent, time 00:30:00.

Conditions Governing Access

Restrictions Apply
Oversize FS-27

Venomous sea animals undated

General

Film about posionous sea creatures, including fish, snails and jellyfish. Shows defense mechanisms and how they capture, sedate and consume prey. Underwater photography by Ron Church. 16mm, color, sound, time approx. 00:40:00.

Conditions Governing Access

Restrictions Apply
Oversize FS-28

Physiology 1962

General

16mm film, color, sound. Segment shown by James Stewart to research diving classes at SIO. Discusses the physiological effects of diving, including carbon dioxide poisoning, nitrogen narcosis and decompression sickness. Produced by the U.S. Naval Photographic Center. A title card reads "Sea Power for Security" at the end. Time 00:26:51. Digitized version available upon request.

Conditions Governing Access

Original restricted (digital version available).
Box 27, Folder 1

The History of Research Diving (VHS) 1991 September 24

General

Speakers include Andreas Rechnitzer, Hugh Brader, Paul Dayton, Robert Livingston and James Stewart on the occasion of Stewart's retirement. Time 01:46:13.

Conditions Governing Access

Restrictions Apply
 

Sound Recordings

Box 27, Folder 2

General diving workshop 1961 September 26

Conditions Governing Access

Original restricted (digital version available).

General

Topics discussed include diver's insurance, diving logs, safety and protocol, free assent and equipment. Speakers include Arthur Flechsig, James Stewart and Wheeler North. Reel-to-reel, time 02:40:00. Digitized version in two parts available upon request.
Box 27, Folder 3

Cousteau Saucer Dive, speech by James Stewart 1964

Conditions Governing Access

Original restricted (digital version available).

General

Discusses diving safety, underwater communication systems and deep dives. Reel-to-reel recording, time 00:55:00. Digitized version available upon request.
Box 28, Folder 1-10

Oral history interview with Eric Hanauer 2000 February 10

Conditions Governing Access

Restrictions Apply

General

Audiocassette recordings. A partial transcript of this interview has been cataloged and is available for Reading Room requests in Roger under the call number GV838.672 .S74 2001.