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Finding Aid to the Annie Montague Alexander Papers, 1904-1949
BANC MSS C-B 1003  
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SERIES 1 CORRESPONDENCE

Physical Description: Boxes 1-3

Arrangement

Arranged into two subseries: outgoing and incoming.

Scope and Content Note

Contains the outgoing and incoming correspondence of Alexander.
 

SUBSERIES 1.1 OUTGOING

Physical Description: Box 1, folders 1-6

Arrangement

Arranged chronologically.

Scope and Content Note

Contains Alexander's copies of her outgoing correspondence. Correspondents include Joseph Grinnell, University of California officials and other persons related to her interests in the Museums of Vertebrae Zoology and Paleontology. Also includes a small amount of personal correspondence. Some of the outgoing correspondence was found in Louise Kellog's papers.
Box 1, Folder 1

1907

Box 1, Folder 2

1908

Box 1, Folder 3

1909-1923

Box 1, Folder 4

1929

Box 1, Folder 5

1930

Box 1, Folder 6

1931-1949

 

SUBSERIES 1.2 INCOMING

Physical Description: Box 1, folders 7-15; Box 2; Box 3, folders 1-23

Arrangement

Arranged alphabetically and then chronologically.

Scope and Content Note

Mostly concerns Alexander's involvement with the University of California Museum of Vertebrae Zoology.
Box 1, Folders 7-8

Benson, Seth Bertram 1930-1949

Box 1, Folder 9

Case, W. H. 1910

Box 1, Folder 10

E. E. Lee & Brothers 1931

Box 1, Folder 11

Fisher, Harvey I. 1945-1947

Box 1, Folders 12-15

Grinnell, Joseph, 1877-1939 1907-1910

Box 2, Folders 1-20

Grinnell, Joseph, 1877-1939 1911-1930

Box 3, Folders 1-9

Grinnell, Joseph, 1877-1939 1931-1939

Box 3, Folders 10-11

Hall, E. Raymond 1930-1949

Box 3, Folder 12

Heller, Edmund 1910, 1919

Box 3, Folder 13

Merriam, C. Hart 1911

Box 3, Folders 14-15

Miller, Alden H. 1934-1949

Box 3, Folder 16

Munro, George C. 1944

Box 3, Folder 17

Stephens, Frank 1909

Box 3, Folder 18

Swarth, Harry S. 1910-1918

Box 3, Folder 19

Taylor, Walter Penn 1910-1916

Box 3, Folder 20

University of California (1868-1952), Office of the Comptroller 1921-1937

Box 3, Folder 21

University of California (1868-1952), Office of the President 1908-1940

Box 3, Folder 22

University of California (1868-1952), Regents 1908-1922

Box 3, Folder 23

Miscellaneous 1907-1937

 

SERIES 2 TRAVEL SCRAPBOOKS and MISCELLANEOUS 1904, 1909-1932

Physical Description: Volumes 1-2; Box 3, folder 24

Arrangement

Arranged as received.

Scope and Content Note

Contains photographs and copies of letters written by Annie Montague Alexander and her father Samuel T. Alexander to family while on safari in British East Africa from April to August in 1904. Similar letters and photographs are in each one and follow the course of the trip from beginning to end, but are not exactly the same. A third volume that did not contain copies of the letters only variants of the photographs was transferred to the Pictorial Collections of the Bancroft library and can be found under call number BANC PIC 1966.013--ALB Also includes some miscellaneous items.
Volume 1

Travel Scrapbook, version 1 1904

Volume 2

Travel Scrapbook, version 2 1904

Box 3, Folder 24

Miscellaneous 1909-1932