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Exciting updates for the Archives

Last Fall, we wrapped up our IMLS Museums for America grant called “Strategic Stewardship for Sustaining the Archives of the Museum of Vertebrate Zoology”. It allowed us to address long-term needs of the archives including critical housing and preservation issues … Continue reading

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Finding Aids on the Online Archive of California Highlight Field Notes and MVZ Specimens

Thanks to the ongoing hard work of MVZ Archives team members such as Greg Borman, content-rich finding aids have rapidly begun to populate the Museum of Vertebrate Zoology page on the Online Archive of California (OAC). Finding aids that feature … Continue reading

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Elmer Aldrich and a Lesson from Grinnell

Elmer Clare Aldrich (1914 – 2010), an MVZ graduate student under the tutelage of Joseph Grinnell from 1935 to 1938, devoted his life to the study and conservation of nature. After earning a Bachelor of Arts and a Master of … Continue reading

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Seeking Archives Interns!

Gain valuable professional experience in the archival field through a paid internship at the Museum of Vertebrate Zoology! The MVZ Archives seeks MLIS interns for the upcoming Fall 2013 and Spring 2014 semesters. Interns will assist the Archivist in cataloging … Continue reading

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Cal Day 2013: Archives on Display

The MVZ opened its doors to the public for yet another successful Cal Day event this past Saturday, and the day presented an excellent opportunity to share some of the history found within the MVZ’s archival collections. The MVZ Archives … Continue reading

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