Tag Archives: Ward C. Russell

Ward C. Russell papers finding aid now available

Here at the MVZ Archives, I’ve just uploaded the finding aid to the Ward C. Russell papers onto the Online Archive of California (OAC). Russell began his employment with the MVZ in 1929 as a temporary fill-in. He would go … Continue reading

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Cal Day History Displays, Part 2: Horse Down

Decades before GPS units, cell phones and SUVs with 4-wheel drive, collectors valiantly journeyed into difficult terrain and remote, never-before-collected locations to bring valuable specimens back to the MVZ. With roads and settlements in these localities not yet constructed, such … Continue reading

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