Finding Aid for the Mary Joe Goodwin Antarctica Collection, 1908-1991

Processed by Manuscripts Division staff; machine-readable finding aid created by Caroline Cubé
UCLA Library, Department of Special Collections
Manuscripts Division
Room A1713, Charles E. Young Research Library
Box 951575
Los Angeles, CA 90095-1575
Email: spec-coll@library.ucla.edu
URL: http://www.library.ucla.edu/libraries/special/scweb/
© 1999
The Regents of the University of California. All rights reserved.

Finding Aid for the Mary Joe Goodwin Antarctica Collection, 1908-1991

Collection number: 259

UCLA Library, Department of Special Collections

Manuscripts Division



Los Angeles, CA

Contact Information

  • Manuscripts Division
  • UCLA Library, Department of Special Collections
  • Room A1713, Charles E. Young Research Library
  • Box 951575
  • Los Angeles, CA 90095-1575
  • Telephone: 310/825-4988 (10:00 a.m. - 4:45 p.m., Pacific Time)
  • Email: spec-coll@library.ucla.edu
  • URL: http://www.library.ucla.edu/libraries/special/scweb/
Processed by:
Manuscripts Division staff, 17 March 1998
Encoded by:
Caroline Cubé
Online finding aid edited by:
Josh Fiala, July 2002
© 1999 The Regents of the University of California. All rights reserved.

Descriptive Summary

Title: Mary Joe Goodwin Antarctica Collection,
Date (inclusive): 1908-1991
Collection number: 259
Creator: Goodwin, Mary P. (Mary Pearson), 1920-
Extent: 129 boxes (64.5 linear ft.)
Repository: University of California, Los Angeles. Library. Department of Special Collections.
Los Angeles, California 90095-1575
Abstract: Mary Pearson Goodwin (1920- ) was born in Newport, Rhode Island. She was a prolific and award-winning medical illustrator and a member of the first public expedition to Antarctica in mid-1960s. The collection contains books, journals, notebooks, photographs, clippings, drawings, video cassettes, audio cassettes, memorabilia, a diary, correspondence, catalogs, slides, invoices, scrapbooks, index cards, films, maps, and paintings relating to Antarctica compiled by Goodwin.
Physical location: Stored off-site at SRLF. Advance notice is required for access to the collection. Please contact the UCLA Library, Department of Special Collections Reference Desk for paging information.
Language: English.

Administrative Information

Restrictions on Use and Reproduction

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Restrictions on Access

COLLECTION STORED OFF-SITE AT SRLF: Advance notice required for access.

Additional Physical Form Available

A copy of the original version of this online finding aid is available at the UCLA Department of Special Collections for in-house consultation and may be obtained for a fee. Please contact:
  • Public Services Division
  • UCLA Library, Department of Special Collections
  • Room A1713, Charles E. Young Research Library
  • Box 951575
  • Los Angeles, CA 90095-1575
  • Telephone: 310/825-4988 (10:00 a.m. - 4:45 p.m., Pacific Time)
  • Email: spec-coll@library.ucla.edu

Provenance/Source of Acquisition

Gift of Willard E. Goodwin, 1993.

Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], Mary Joe Goodwin Antarctica Collection (Collection 259). Department of Special Collections, Charles E. Young Research Library, University of California, Los Angeles.

UCLA Catalog Record ID

UCLA Catalog Record ID: 4233088 

Biography

Mary Pearson Goodwin (also known as Mary Joe Goodwin) was born in 1920 in Newport, Rhode Island; attended Sarah Lawrence College and Boston Museum School, where she was trained in art; settled in Los Angeles in 1951; became a prolific and award-winning medical illustrator; member of first public expedition to Antarctica in mid-1960s, and returned twice; wrote A Mountain Reprieve: Trekking in Nepal (1975); she died on September 13, 1993 in Los Angeles.

Scope and Content

Collection contains books, journals, notebooks, photographs, clippings, drawings, video cassettes, audio cassettes, memorabilia, a diary, correspondence, catalogs, slides, invoices, scrapbooks, index cards, films, maps, and paintings relating to Antarctica compiled by Goodwin. Also contains writings by Goodwin, an author and title bibliography, a jigsaw puzzle and a stuffed penguin. Includes books on exploration (including a rare copy of Earnest Shackleton's Aurora Australis (1908) and biographical accounts. Subjects include geology, mapmaking, natural history, flora, fauna, fish, whales, penguins, and the important expeditions sponsored by Australia, Britain, and France.

Organization and Arrangement

Arranged in the following series:
  1. Books and miscellaneous serials.
  2. Research materials and writings by Goodwin.
  3. Correspondence.
  4. Catalogs.
  5. Slides.
  6. Scrapbooks.
  7. Antarctica title and author index.
  8. Films.
  9. Memorabilia.
  10. Miscellaneous.

Indexing Terms

The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection in the library's online public access catalog.
Goodwin, Mary P. (Mary Pearson), 1920- --Archives.
Medical illustrators--California--Los Angeles--Archival resources.
Scientific expeditions--Antarctica.
Antarctica--Archival resources.
Online resources.


Container List

Box 18

Writings by Mary J. Goodwin, notebooks, research, cruises and photographs, clippings, facsimile drawings.

Box 29

Bibliographies, clippings, memorabilia, correspondence, articles, photographs, video cassette, audio cassette.

Box 59

Photograph album, audio cassette. Antarctica shirt. 2 penguin scarves, records.

Box 79

Correspondence, travel brochures, notebook listing purchases, 1966 diary, offprints, speeches.

Box 88

Catalogues, ca. 1974-1986.

Box 94

Book catalogues, ca. 1970-1973, 1987-1988, 1989-1992.

Box 95

Slides, articles, by Mary J. Goodwin, clippings.

Box 97

Slides, files, correspondence, invoices.

Box 102

Book catalogues and publication lists, 1960-1969.

Box 103

Scrapbook, vol.1: September 1955-December 1964.

Box 104

Scrapbook, vol.2: January 1965-December 1968.

Box 105

Scrapbook, vol.3: December 1968-September 1977.

Box 106

Scrapbook, vol.4: 1977-March 1979.

Box 107

Scrapbook, vol.5: March 1979-October 1981.

Box 108

Scrapbook, vol.6: 1981-1984.

Box 109

Scrapbook, vol.7: 1984-1987.

Box 110

Scrapbook, vol.8: 1987-1989.

Box 111

Scrapbook, vol.9: 1990-1991.

Box 112

Antarctica titles, A - PL (card index).

Box 113

Antarctica titles, PL - Z (card index).

Box 113

Antarctica bibliography: authors A - G.

Box 114

Antarctica bibliography: authors H - Z.

Box 115

Film-- Antarctica Biology.

Box 115

Film-- To the South Pole with Peter Scott.

Box 115

Jigsaw puzzle--Penguins by Roger Torey Peterson.

Box 115

Map of Antarctica Peninsula--Ink and colored pencil.

Box 116

Memorabilia.

Box 117

Memorabilia

Box 119

Memorabilia.

Box 120

Memorabilia.

Box 121

Paintings by Mary J. Goodwin and others, maps, memorabilia.

Box 127

Paintings by Mary J. Goodwin and memorabilia.

Box 128

Journals and other printed material on Antarctica.

Box 129

Antarctica beer--bottles and caps [document box].