Guide to the A.L. Brigger Papers

Laurie Hannah
Cheadle Center for Biodiversity and Ecological Restoration
University of California, Santa Barbara
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Santa Barbara, California 93106-9615
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The Regents of the University of California. All rights reserved.

Guide to the A.L. Brigger Papers

Collection number: MS-11

Cheadle Center for Biodiversity and Ecological Restoration

University of California, Santa Barbara

Santa Barbara, California
Processed by:
Laurie Hannah
Date Completed:
2008
Encoded by:
Laurie Hannah
© 2008 The Regents of the University of California. All rights reserved.

Descriptive Summary

Title: A.L. Brigger papers
Dates: 1941-1982
Collection number: MS-11
Creator: Brigger, A.L.
Collection Size: .25 linear feet 1 folder
Repository: Cheadle Center for Biodiversity and Ecological Restoration (University of California, Santa Barbara). C. H. Muller Library
Santa Barbara, CA 93106-9615
Abstract: A small collection of letters, receipts, photographs, and notes removed from Brigger's book collection form this manuscript collection.
Languages: Languages represented in the collection: English German

Access

Collection is open for research.

Publication Rights

Copyright has not been assigned to the Cheadle Center for Biodiversity and Ecological Restoration, UC Santa Barbara. All requests for permission to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted in writing to the Director. Permission for publication is given on behalf of the Cheadle Center 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 reader.

Preferred Citation

A.L. Brigger papers, MS-11, Cheadle Center for Biodiversity and Ecological Restoration. University of California, Santa Barbara.

Acquisition Information

This collection was given to UCSB by Robert Holmes. He acquired the materials directly from Brigger.

Processing Information

Arrangement and description of this collection funded by a grant from the Institute of Museum and Library Services.

Biography / Administrative History

Albert Leon Brigger (1892-1981) was born in Ohio, and lived most of his life in California, residing in Yucaipa. He was a Research Associate at California Academy of Sciences and collaborated on diatom research with G. Dallas Hanna and York Mandra of Cal Academy and Robert Holmes of UCSB. During his lifetime, he published 23 articles that included 48 new species descriptions. In 1977, Brigger gave his collection of over 26,000 slides of marine and fossil diatoms to Cal Academy. He gave his book collection of more than 300 titles to Robert Holmes who in turn donated it to the Cheadle Center at University of California, Santa Barbara.

Scope and Content of Collection

This collection consists of one series, Miscellaneous Papers, which includes letters, receipts, photographs, and notes.

Indexing Terms

The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection in the library's online public access catalog.
Diatoms
Diatoms, Fossil

Related Material

Brigger's diatom collections are stored at the California Academy of Sciences.

Separated Material

300+ books and an extensive reprint collection that belonged to Brigger have been added to the Cheadle Center library collection and are searchable through the online catalog.

Collection Contents

Folder 1

Miscellaneous Papers

 

Letter from Jennie R. (Mrs. Charles S.) Boyer 09/11/1941

 

Book purchase receipt 12/22/1941

 

Diatomeen Zusammengestellt fur einige Freunde. Names of Genera and Species Compared and Corrected According to F. Wm. Mills Index of the Diatomaceae--By A.L. Brigger. 1947

 

Letter from Brigger to G. Dallas Hanna 1962

 

Letter from G. Dallas Hanna 06/25/1962

 

Postcard from J. F. Burke 05/25/1964

 

Letter from GDH (G. Dallas Hanna) 07/15/1968

 

Letter from G. Dallas Hanna

 

Book purchase receipt 12/22/1972

 

Postcard from A. Jurilj, Zagreb, Yugoslavia 06/26/1974

Language of Material: German
 

Card with Brigger's address on it

 

Typescript of notes from p. 356 of Diatomees du Monde Entier--2 photocopied pages

 

Drawing and notes of two diatom species by W.F. Herzberg.

 

2 photographs of T.H. Reinhold, inscribed to his friend Mr. A.L. Brigger. 1940

 

Photograph of diatoms used for plate 1 in article in Occasional Papers of the California Academy of Sciences, no. 13.

 

4 unnamed photos of diatoms, 2 dated 01/22/1974