Title: Lloyd P. Tevis papers
Identifier/Call Number: MVZA.MSS.0257
Museum of Vertebrate Zoology Archives
Language of Material:
0.4 Linear feet
Date (inclusive): 1922-1956
Abstract: The Lloyd P. Tevis papers include field notes spanning the years 1939-1950, as well as correspondence dating from 1922-1956.
Tevis, Lloyd P. (Lloyd Pacheco), 1916-2002
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[Identification of item], Lloyd P. Tevis papers, MVZA.MSS.0257, Museum of Vertebrate Zoology Archives, University of California,
Lloyd P. Tevis (1916-2002) graduated from UC Berkeley in 1939 with a major in Zoology. Serving in the army during World War
II, around this time Tevis did research at Hastings Natural History Reservation, a Biological Field Station of the University
of California and the MVZ. He primarily studied mammals throughout his lifetime, with his most prominent publications being
The Dusky-footed Wood Rat, co-authored with Jean Lindsdale and published in 1951, and
California Grizzly, co-authored with Tracy I. Storer and published in 1955. Following his time with UC Berkeley, Tevis worked as a biologist
with UC Davis and served as the reserve manager & resident research scientist of UC Riverside's Boyd Deep Canyon Desert Research
Center in Palm Desert, CA from 1959-1973.
Correspondence, Lloyd P. Tevis papers, MVZA.MSS.0257, Museum of Vertebrate Zoology Archives, University of California, Berkeley.
Scope and contents note
The Lloyd P. Tevis papers consist of three standard-bound volumes of fieldnotes and one additional section within a standard-bound
volume containing works by multiple biologists. These volumes include specimen, habitat, and map sketches and span the years
1939-1950. There are also three folders containing correspondence ranging from the years 1922-1956. Subjects include his publications,
fieldwork, and related topics.
The collection has been arranged in the following series: Field notes and Correspondence. There are no subseries.
Related archival materials
Subjects and Indexing Terms
Biological specimens--Collection and preservation.
University of California (1868-1952). Museum of Vertebrate Zoology