Category Archives: From the Field

Cool Camp Site

Written by URAP Sierra Abasolo, a third-year history major participating in the IMLS, “Strategic Stewardship for Sustaining the Archives of the Museum of Vertebrate Zoology” project. Spring semester 2018. This photo (MVZ 11158) was captured by Otto Emerson near the … Continue reading

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A view from Little Onion Valley

Written by Emily Domanico, fourth year majoring in History of Art and minoring in Chemistry. Sorting through photos in the MVZ archive, Charles David Holliger’s photograph of the landscape of Little Onion Valley stood out for the rhythms of the mountains, the … Continue reading

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Plains, Trains, and Historic Photo Collections

Mary McDonnell is a sophomore majoring in Conservation and Resource Studies. Growing up in Sacramento, I’ve always had a special place in my heart for trains. That is why this photograph of a railroad stretching the small Plumas county town … Continue reading

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From the Field: Western Deserts

The archives at the Museum of Vertebrate Zoology contribute more to modern research projects than one might originally be led to believe. More than 100 years ago, Joseph Grinnell began his career as the founding Director of the Museum of … Continue reading

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