Guide to the E. G. Barham Papers

Stanford University Libraries Department of Special Collections and University Archives
Stanford, California
October 2010
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Overview

Call Number: SC0679
Creator: Barham, E. G. (Eric George).
Title: E. G. Barham papers
Dates: 1938-1995
Physical Description: 8.5 Linear feet
Summary: These papers include correspondence (professional and personal), field notes, dive notes, reading notes, class materials, articles, and photographs from deep sea dives and aerial surveys of dolphins.
Language(s): The materials are in English.
Repository: Department of Special Collections and University Archives
Stanford University Libraries
557 Escondido Mall
Stanford, CA 94305-6064
Email: speccollref@stanford.edu
Phone: (650) 725-1022
URL: http://www-sul.stanford.edu/depts/spc/spc.html

Administrative Information

Information about Access

This collection is open for research.

Ownership & Copyright

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Cite As

E. G. Barham Papers (SC0679). Department of Special Collections and University Archives, Stanford University Libraries, Stanford, Calif.

Biographical/Historical Sketch

Eric Barham, a pioneer in biological research from submersible vehicles, earned his Ph.D. at Stanford in 1957; his dissertation was on the ecology of sonic scattering layers in the Monterey Bay area of California. His career included positions at San Diego State, the Naval Electronic Laboratory in San Diego, and the Southwest Fisheries Center.

Description of the Collection

These papers include correspondence (professional and personal), field notes, dive notes, reading notes, class materials, articles, and photographs from deep sea dives and aerial surveys of dolphins.

Access Terms

Barham, E. G. (Eric George).
Wible, Joe
Dolphins--Pacific Ocean.
Oceanographic submersibles.
Oceanography--Research.


Collection Contents

 

Papers

Box 1, Folder 1

Correspondence, early retirement, Los Osos Period A-C

Box 1, Folder 2

Correspondence, early retirement, Los Osos Period G-S

Box 1, Folder 3-9

Correspondence, notes, photographs of deep submersible observations originally intended as book chapters

Box 1, Folder 10

1987 calendar

Box 1, Folder 11

Miscellaneous

Box 1, Folder 12

Field work – trout, 1972

Box 1, Folder 13

Notebooks (2)

Box 1, Folder 14

Calendar 1990, 1994

Box 1, Folder 15

Logbook 1967

Box 1, Folder 16

Porpoise problem water front notes Spring 1973

Box 1, Folder 17

Field notes NEL 1959-60

Box 1, Folder 18

Field notes NEL 3190, 1963-64

Box 1, Folder 19

Notebook – biological data 1958-59

Box 1, Folder 20

Notebook – Gorgonian catalogue

Box 1, Folder 21

Diving log, 1961-69

Box 1, Folder 22

Miscellaneous notebooks

Box 1, Folder 23

Field notes – fishing trips 1971-75

Box 1, Folder 24

Fishing trips – expenses and notes 1971

Box 1, Folder 25

Fishing log, July-August 1971

Box 1, Folder 26

Fishing notes

Box 1, Folder 27-29

Class materials, CAL Poly – Coastal Resource Management 1985

Box 1, Folder 30

Correspondence re class

Box 1, Folder 31

Coastal Resource Management

Box 1, Folder 32

Student chapter – questions

Box 1, Folder 33

Student chapter – activities

Box 1, Folder 34

Notebook, miscellaneous

Box 1, Folder 35

Fishing notes

Box 1, Folder 36

Fishing notebooks (2) 1971, 1979-80

Box 1, Folder 37

Fishing trip notes 1974

Box 1, Folder 38

Fishing trips – miscellaneous

Box 2

Group 1: unfiled correspondence re early retirement 1980-81; last letter from Gene Dodge

Box 2

Group 2: manuscript, photos, reprints, etc. re deep submersible research

Box 2

Group 3: old NEWL bulletin board pinups, photos, letters to Gordon Tucker from HMS

Box 3, Folder 1

Dive 113 critical proof of siph. Importance

Box 3, Folder 2

Dive 194 results pertaining to sound scattering

Box 3, Folder 3

Notes on Bigelow’s Reports on the Scientific Results of the Expedition to the Eastern Tropical Pacific 1911

Box 3, Folder 4

Soli, G. “Biological environment as related to the transmission of sound in the sea” 1959

Box 3, Folder 5

Halliday, V. “Doppler Structure in Echoes from Schools of Pelagic Fish”

Box 3, Folder 6

Charts used for Riverside – Vert. Dist. Symposium June 1965

Box 3, Folder 7

Deep Star Program – memorandum and photographs

Box 3, Folder 8

Dive 346, fish photographs

Box 3, Folder 9

Deep Star dive 159, medusa capture photographs

Box 3, Folder 10

Deep Star dives 105-106, photos of cystonec siphs fouled on wire

Box 3, Folder 11

Negatives

Box 3, Folder 12

Reading notes

Box 3, Folder 13

Photographs of neuatophores of siphnophores, 1962

Box 3, Folder 14

Photographs from dives 1965 and undated

Box 3, Folder 15

Research note card

Box 3, Folder 16

Correspondence, Betty to Eric, March 1966

Box 3, Folder 17

Correspondence, Betty to Eric, April 1966

Box 3, Folder 18

Correspondence, children to Eric 1966

Box 3, Folder 19

Correspondence, Betty to Eric 1967, 1968

Box 3, Folder 20

Correspondence, Eric to Betty 1967

Box 3, Folder 21

Unidentified photos from correspondence

Box 3, Folder 22

Correspondence, undated and fragments

Box 3, Folder 23

Correspondence, 1962-63

Box 3, Folder 24

Correspondence, 1964

Box 3, Folder 25

Correspondence, 1965-66

Box 3, Folder 26

Correspondence, 1967-68

Box 3, Folder 27

Correspondence, Jim King, 1964-65

Box 3, Folder 28

Correspondence, from Elsie, 1963-65

Box 3, Folder 29

Correspondence, C. E. Moritz, 1964

Box 3, Folder 30

Klamath River Basin Bull Trout Recovery Plan. Part 1 A Conceptual Framework for Recovery. Draft II for the Crater Lake Meeting March 21-22, 1995

Box 3, Folder 31

The Mexican Connection [aerial photos of dolphins??]

Box 3, Folder 32

Barham, “Aerial Surveys of Eastern Tropical Pacific Dolphin Populations: History, Methods, Recommendations”

Box 3, Folder 33

Distribution – aerial survey

Box 3

Assorted reports and papers

Box 3, Folder 34

Taylor, J. “Aircraft Assessment of the Porpoise Population,” with letter

Box 3, Folder 35

Notes and map from aerial survey 1974

Box 3, Folder nf

Test Report; Porpoise Film Selection Test

Box 3, Folder 36

Aerial survey 1977: aircraft procurement

Box 3, Folder 37

Aerial survey 1977: flight plans

Box 3, Folder 38

Aerial survey 1977: work shop

Box 3, Folder 39

Aerial survey 1977: letters

Box 3, Folder 40

Aerial survey 1977: letters

Box 3, Folder 41

Aerial survey 1977: phone numbers and addresses

Box 3, Folder 42

Aerial survey 1977: memos and correspondence

Box 3, Folder 43

Maps

Box 3

Assorted reports/papers

Box 3, Folder 44

Miscellaneous letter, map, reprint

Box 3, Folder 45

Slides “consider using for aerial survey review paper”

Box 4

Materials from his work and papers on Tursiops and Grampus; some biographical materials

Box 5

Drafts of several papers

Box 5

Published papers and reports

Box 5

Miscellaneous materials

Box 5

Photographs of capture of “medusa” sea creature; of aerial location of dolphins and the airplane used

Box 5

Personal correspondence 1938-45

Box 6

Oversize film negatives; illustration; calendars

 

Papers Accession ARCH-2004-223

Box 1

Echograms (negatives) from Deepstar dives in San Diego trough, etc., ca. 1968

Box 1

Pneumatophore measurements done by "Marg" ; NEL – ca. 1964-65