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Inventory to the Papers of Barton Warren Evermann at the California Academy of Sciences Library
MSS.156  
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Description
The Barton Warren Evermann papers are comprised of materials related to the life and work of educator, ichthyologist, and long-time director of the California Academy of Sciences, Barton Warren Evermann.
Background
Barton Warren Evermann, educator, scientist, and long-time director of the California Academy of Sciences, was born on October 24, 1853 in Monroe County, Iowa. Evermann's family moved to Indiana while he was still a child and it was there that he grew up, completed his education, and married. While teaching in Carroll County, Indiana he met fellow teacher Meadie Hawkins. They were married on October 24, 1875. They had a son, Toxaway Bronte, born in 1879, and a daughter, Edith, born in 1894.
Extent
43.36 Cubic feet 155 boxes, 4 half oversize folders
Restrictions
All requests subject to limitations noted in departmental policies on reproduction.
Availability
Access to the collection is unrestricted, with the exception of the nitrate negatives. Nitrate negatives have been separated from the collection. Negatives will be digitized and then frozen and may not be available for research. Please consult the archivist for availability.