Inventory of the Dennis G. Raveling Papers

Sara Gunasekara
Department of Special Collections
General Library
University of California, Davis
Davis, CA 95616-5292
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Creator: Raveling, Dennis G., 1939-
Title: Dennis G. Raveling Papers
Date (inclusive): 1952-2011
Extent: 5 linear feet
Abstract: Dennis G. Raveling served as Professor of Wildlife and Fisheries Biology at the University of California, Davis from 1971-1991. The collection contains files from Raveling's Canada Goose Study in Manitoba and Rochester, Minnesota, his research data files, as well as publications by and about him.
Physical location: Researchers should contact Special Collections to request collections, as many are stored offsite.
Repository: University of California, Davis. Library. Dept. of Special Collections.
Davis, California 95616-5292
Collection number: D-553
Language of Material: Collection materials in English.

Biography

Dennis Graff Raveling was born on February 28, 1939 in Devil's Lake, North Dakota. He received a B.S. in Zoology at Southern Illinois University, and M.S. in Zoology at the University of Minnesota, and a Ph.D. in Zoology at Southern Illinois University in 1967. He worked as a research scientist with the Canadian Wildlife Service from 1967 to 1970. He joined the University of California, Davis faculty as an Assistant Professor of Wildlife Biology in 1971.
Raveling passed away on August 12, 1991.

Scope and Content

The collection contains files from Raveling's Canada Goose Study in Manitoba and Rochester, Minnesota, his research data files, and publications by and about him.

Arrangement of the Collection

The collection is arranged in three series: 1. Canada Goose Study 2. Research Data Files, 3. Publications by and about Raveling.

Indexing Terms

The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection in the library's online public access catalog.
Raveling, Dennis G., 1939---Archives.
University of California, Davis--Faculty--Archives
Canada goose--Research

Access

Collection is open for research.

Processing Information

Sara Gunasekara processed this collection with assistance from student employee Michelle Xie.

Acquisition Information

Gift of Olga Raveling in 2012.

Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], Dennis G. Raveling Papers, D-553, Department of Special Collections, General Library, University of California, Davis.

Publication Rights

Copyright is protected by the copyright law, chapter 17, of the U.S. Code. All requests for permission to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted in writing to the Head of Special Collections. Permission for publication is given on behalf of the Department of Special Collections, General Library, University of California, Davis as the owner of the physical items and is not intended to include or imply permission of the copyright holder, which must also be obtained by the researcher.

Collection Contents

 

Series 1. Canada Goose Study 1968-1974

Physical Description: 2 linear feet

Scope and Content Note

Contains files from Raveling's Neck Collared Giant Canada Goose study in Manitoba and Rochester, Minnesota. Files are arranged as they were received from the donor.
Box 1:1-2

Banding Records / Neck Bands 1968-1970

Box 1:3-4

Neck Band Analysis 1970-1974

Box 1:5-6

Neck Band Analysis 1968

Box 1:7-8

Neck Band Analysis 1969

Box 1:9

Bands / 68-69 Kill and Distribution Neck Band Tally Sheets 1968

Box 1:10-13

Yellow Bands / Black Nos. A0-Z9 1968

Box 1:14-17

Yellow Bands / Black Nos. 0-99, A-Z 1968

Box 1:18-19

Yellow Bands / Red Nos. A0-L9 1968

Box 1:20-21

Yellow Bands / Red Nos. N0-Z9 1968

Box 1:22

Yellow Collars / Red Letters A-Z 1968

Box 1:23-24

Yellow Bands / Red Nos. 0-50 1968

Box 1:25-26

Yellow Collars / Red Nos. 50-99 1968

Box 1:27-29

Red Collars / Yellow Nos. 0-99 A-I 1969

Box 2:1-2

Red Bands / Yellow Nos. A0-Z9 1969

Box 2:3-4

Red Collars / Black Letters N0-Z9 1969

Box 2:5-7

Red Collars / Black Nos. 0-99, A-Z, A0-L9 1969

Box 2:8

White Collars / Black Nos. P0-Z9 1970

Box 2:9-12

White Collars / Black Letters) 1970

Box 2:13-15

White Collars / Red Letters 0-99, A-Z 1970

Box 2:16-18

White Collars / Red Nos. A0-Z9, CP-XZ 1970

Box 2:19-20

Neck Band Observations 1968-1969

Box 2:21-22

Neck Band Observations 1969-1970

Box 2:23-24

Neck Band Observations 1970-1971

Box 2:25-26

Neck Band Observations 1970

Box 3:1-2

Neck Band Observations 1971

Box 3:3

Neck Band Observations 1972-1974

Box 3:4

Neck Band Observations 1974

Box 3:5-7

Yellow on Red 01-09 0A 9Y undated

Box 3:8-9

White Nos. Blue Collars c00-c99 undated

Box 3:10

Immature Family Status B on Y 1968-1973

 

Series 2. Research Data Files 1952-1983

Physical Description: 2 linear feet

Scope and Content Note

Contains Raveling's research data files, the majority of which concern Canadian geese. Files are arranged as they were received from the donor.
Box 3:11

Age Ratios - Geese in California 1978

Box 3:12

Canada X White - Front Hybrid undated

Box 3:13

Canada Geese - Age and Sex Ratios - Traps 1960-1965

Box 3:14

Canada Geese - Age and Sex Ratio - Horicon National Wildlife Refuge 1967-1970

Box 3:15

Canada Geese - Age Ratios Impacted Geese 1966-1967

Box 3:16-17

Canada Geese - Alf Hole 1967-1976

Box 3:18

Band Recoveries - 1982 on Computer Forms 1982-1987

Box 3:19

Band Recoveries - Canada Geese 1966-1970

Box 3:20

Band Schedule - Canada Geese 1967-1970

Box 3:21-22

Band Summaries Through 81-82 East Meadows Ranch 1968-1977

Box 3:23

Canada Goose Banding Summaries 1968-1971

Box 3:24-25

Canada Goose - Body Temperatures 1971

Box 3:26-27

Canada Goose Committee Info 1965-1970

Box 3:28

Canada Geese- Delta 1967

Box 3:29

Canada Geese- East Meadows Ranch 1952-1968

Box 3:30

Experimental Canada Geese Observations Band Returns 1963-1973

Box 3:31

Experimental Canada Geese 1968-1969

Box 3:32-33

Experimental Canada Geese 1969-1970

Box 3:34

Experimental Canada Geese 1970-1971

Box 3:35

Experimental Canada Geese 1971-1972

Box 4:1

Experimental Canada Geese 1972-1973

Box 4:2

Experimental Canada Geese 1973-1974

Box 4:3-4

Experimental Canada Geese (1 of 2) 1974-1975

Box 4:5

Canada Goose Insulation 1965-1975

Box 4:6

Goose Kill - Canada 1972-1973

Box 4:7

Canada Geese - Kill Age Ratio Southern Illinois 1960-1968

Box 4:8

Canada Geese- Lake Almanor Eggs 1967

Box 4:9

Canada Geese - Landing Group Counts Crab Orchard and Horicon NWRs 1964-1978

Box 4:10

Canada Geese - Literature Notes 1968

Box 4:11

Canada Geese - Literature Subjects undated

Box 4:12

Canada Goose Measurements Through 1967 1964-1967

Box 4:13

Canada Goose Migration - Manitoba 1968

Box 4:14

Canada Goose Migration Tradition 1968-1975

Box 4:15-17

Basis of Decision and Totals B.C. Maxima - Pre-Fall Migration (1 of 3) 1968-1973

Box 4:18

Canada Goose - Population Data 1964-1971

Box 4:19

Canada Goose Recognition Manuscript 1964

Box 4:20

Canada Goose Satellite Photos undated

Box 4:21

Sex Ratio Adjustment 1981-1983

Box 4:22

Canada Geese - Shoal Lakes 1967

Box 4:23

Canada Goose Steroir Analysis undated

Box 4:24-25

Canada Goose Study - Proposal and Progress Report 1964-1966

Box 4:26

Canada Goose Tables and Figures for Photos undated

Box 4:27-28

Canada Goose Tall Grass Praire Reports 1961-1970

Box 4:29

Canada Geese - The Pas, Manitoba 1967

Box 4:30

Canada Geese Trace Elements 1971

Box 4:31

Goose Weights - California 1977

Box 4:32

Goose Weights - East Meadows Ranch 1968

Box 4:33

Rochester Winter Roost Site - Info 1968-1974

Box 4:34

Canada Goose White Feathering 1975

 

Series 3. Publications by and about Raveling 1965-2011

Physical Description: 1 linear foot

Scope and Content Note

Contains a book manuscript and Raveling's published articles, as well as publications about Raveling.
Box 4:35-36

Draft of book manuscript, Waterfowl of the World: A Comparative Perspective 1983

Box 4:37-38

Draft of book manuscript, Waterfowl of the World: A Comparative Perspective undated

Box 5:1

Publications with articles about Raveling 1965-1994

Box 5:2

Raveling Publications 1963-1981

Box 5:3

Raveling Publications 1981-2011