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Finding Aid for the Donald R. Dickey Papers, 1914-1920
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Description
Donald R. Dickey (1887-1932) was a zoologist, specializing in the mammals and birds of North and Central America. The collection consists chiefly of personal and family letters and a copy of Dickey's will.
Background
Dickey was born on March 31, 1887 in Dubuque, Iowa; BA, Yale University, 1910; became a zoologist, specializing in the mammals and birds of North and Central America; in 1926, became a research associate in vertebrate zoology at the California Institute of Technology; collected over 50,000 specimens of birds and animals; also served as member of the board of the Pasadena branch of the Pacific-Southwest Trust & Savings Bank, trustee of the Southwest Museum (1920-28), and director (1923-27) and president of the board of the Pasadena Hospital Association; he died on April 15, 1932.
Extent
1 box (0.5 linear ft.)
Restrictions
Property rights to the physical object belong to the UCLA Library, Department of Special Collections. Literary rights, including copyright, are retained by the creators and their heirs. It is the responsibility of the researcher to determine who holds the copyright and pursue the copyright owner or his or her heir for permission to publish where The UC Regents do not hold the copyright.
Availability
COLLECTION STORED OFF-SITE AT SRLF: Advance notice required for access.