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Written by Emily Domanico, fourth year majoring in History of Art and minoring in Chemistry. Following bird songs, naturalist Joseph Grinnell photographed this nest of a black-chinned sparrow while on a collection trip in the San Jacinto Mountains back in May 1908. … Continue reading
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
Written by Sharleen Lee, first-year, Applied Mathematics and Classics majors. When you were a child, did you watch countless hours of nature programs on National Geographic, Animal Planet, and Discovery? Well, I did. And I often wondered how these scientists … Continue reading
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
By Rachel Tenerelli Second-year Molecular Environmental Biology major This semester I helped digitize field notebooks for my URAP. Although scanning old field notebooks does not sound like the most glamorous work, I learned how useful this new, accessible knowledge will … Continue reading