Jump to Content

Collection Guide
Collection Title:
Collection Number:
Get Items:
Guide to the Hamilton A. Tyler Papers, 1915-1984
BANC MSS 85/103 c  
View entire collection guide What's This?
PDF (124.46 Kb) HTML
Search this collection
Collection Overview
 
Table of contents What's This?
Description
Series 1: personal and professional correspondence, including letters from entomolgists working in Equitorial regions, and correspondence between Tyler and Sevrin Housen, owner of Naturegraph Publishers.

Series 2: manuscripts and working notes for Tyler's writings.

Series 3: background notes, research materials, a small amount of miscellaneous personal records, and index cards used in research.
Background
Hamilton Alden Tyler was born in Fresno, California, in 1917. His father was an ardent field ornithologist, a contributor to Bent's Life Histories, and the author of a study on nesting habits of birds. Young Tyler's interest in insects and earliest training began as an egg boy, climbing up trees and over cliffs for various naturalists.
Extent
Number of containers: 3 boxes, 4 cartons Linear feet: 6.25
Restrictions
Copyright has not been assigned to The Bancroft Library. All requests for permission to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted in writing to the Head of the Manuscripts Division. Permission for publication is given on behalf of The Bancroft Library 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.
Availability
Collection is open for research.