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Finding Aid for the Gordon Harold Ball Papers, 1922-1979
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Description
Gordon Harold Ball (1899- ) was a professor of zoology at UCLA (1946- ). His research concerned marine invertebrates and the parasitic protozoa, especially the gregarines and malarial organisms. Ball also served as president of the American Society of Parasitologists (1963), of the Western Society of Naturalists (1941), and of the Society of Protozoologists (1958). The collection consists of correspondence, research and bibliographical notes, technical drawings and photographs relating to Ball's career.
Background
Ball was born September 20, 1899 in Warren, Pennsylvania; BS (1920) and MS (1921), University of Pittsburgh, and Ph.D from UC Berkeley (1924); became instructor (1924), professor (1946), and professor emeritus (1967) at UCLA; served as president of the American Society of Parasitologists (1963), of the Western Society of Naturalists (1941), and of the Society of Protozoologists (1958); his research concerned marine invertebrates and the parasitic protozoa, especially the gregarines and malarial organisms; wrote Gregarines from Bermuda marine crustaceans (1951).
Extent
22 boxes (11 linear ft.) 21 oversize boxes
Restrictions
Property rights to the physical object belong to the UCLA Library Special Collections. Literary rights, including copyright, are retained by the creators and their heirs. It is the responsibility of the researcher to determine who holds the copyright and pursue the copyright owner or his or her heir for permission to publish where The UC Regents do not hold the copyright.
Availability
PARTIALLY PROCESSED COLLECTION UNAVAILABLE FOR USE: Inquiries regarding these materials should be directed, in writing, to the Manuscripts Librarian, UCLA Library Special Collections.