Scope and Content
Title: Gordon Harold Ball Papers,
Date (inclusive): 1922-1979
Collection number: 1302
Ball, Gordon Harold, 1899-
Extent: 22 boxes (11 linear ft.)
21 oversize boxes
University of California, Los Angeles. Library Special Collections.
Los Angeles, California 90095-1575
Abstract: 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
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[Identification of item], Gordon Harold Ball Papers (Collection 1302). UCLA Library Special Collections, Charles E. Young
UCLA Catalog Record ID
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;
Gregarines from Bermuda marine crustaceans (1951).
Scope and Content
Collection consists of papers relating to Ball's career as a zoologist at UCLA, including correspondence, research and bibliographical
notes, technical drawings and photographs.
The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection in the library's online public access catalog.
Ball, Gordon Harold, 1899- --Archives.
University of California, Los Angeles--Department of Zoology--Faculty--Archival resources.
Zoologists--California--Los Angeles--Archival resources.