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California Academy of Sciences
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Golden Gate Park
San Francisco, California 94118
Phone: (415) 379-5487
Email: library@calacademy.org
Collections with online items: 1
Physical collections: 12
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Beck (Rollo Howard and Ida Menzies) Papers

Consists of papers relating to Rollo Beck's life, primarily but not exclusively his life as a collector. Included are papers relating to expeditions to the Galápagos (5 starts, 4 completed trips), South America and parts of the Caribbean, the South...

Bolton (Arthur L.) family papers

This collection consists of materials collected by Arthur L. Bolton and his family. Series 1 relates to Arthur L. Bolton's work in the sciences. Series 2-6 mostly relates to Arthur L. Bolton's personal life, family, and prose. They include correspondence,...

Crocker (C. Templeton) Papers

The C. Templeton Crocker Collection consists of papers and materials relating to Templeton Crocker’s life, primarily during his expeditions on the yacht, Zaca during the 1930s. The collection includes manuscripts, field notes, correspondence, limited fictional writings, and log books from...

Eastwood (Alice) Papers

The Alice Eastwood Collection is comprised of materials donated to the California Academy of Sciences. It contains her memoirs, diaries, field notes, and correspondence, among other items.

Evermann (Barton Warren) Papers

The Barton Warren Evermann papers are comprised of materials related to the life and work of educator, ichthyologist, and long-time director of the California Academy of Sciences, Barton Warren Evermann.

Exhibits and Expositions collection

The collection consists of materials relating to international exhibitions and expositions. The bulk of the materials relate to three expositions held in San Francisco, California: the California Midwinter Fair (1894), the Pan-Pacific International Exposition (1915), and the Golden Gate Inernational...

Hanna (G. Dallas) Papers

The collection is composed of G. Dallas Hanna's correspondence, photographs, and research papers. There is a significant amount of materials pertraining to Hanna's work in Alaska with a some focus on the 1964 Alaska earthquake. Other focus areas include malacology,...

Mexia (Ynes) Papers

The collection consists mostly of photographs taken by Ynes Mexia throughout her lifetime. The collection includes photographs, negatives, memoirs, correspondence, photo lists, photo notes, and field notes. The collection also includes numerous photo albums and Mexia's plant press.

Ornithology and Mammalogy Department Field Note Collection at the California Academy of Sciences

The collection consists of the research field notes created and assembled by the Ornithology and Mammalogy Department of the California Academy of Sciences. The field notes are arranged in folders by last name and are housed in 55 archival boxes....

San Francisco Earthquake of 1906 collection

This collection was gathered over many years by Academy Library staff. It is comprised of photographs, correspondence, ephemera, and reports and surveys about the 1906 San Francisco earthquake and fire.

Slevin (Joseph R.) Papers

The collection consists of papers and materials relating to Joseph R. Slevin’s life, primarily surrounding his research of the history of the Galapagos Islands. The collection includes manuscripts, correspondence and photographs. The collection also contains numerous research materials relating to...