This collection consists of correspondence, published and unpublished manuscripts, photographs, artifacts, and biographical
materials of zoologist and UCLA professor Raymond Cowles.
Ecologist, naturalist, and teacher Raymond Bridgman Cowles was born in 1896 in Natal, South Africa to missionary parents.
He left Africa for the United States where he attended school, worked, served in the military during WWI, and attended Pomona
College, earning a bachelor's degree in 1920. Following field work in Africa from 1925-27, he received his PhD in zoology
from Cornell in 1928 and began working at UCLA in 1929, where he taught zoology until 1963.
6 linear feet
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Collection is open for research.