Edward Flanders Ricketts papers, 1936-1979 (inclusive), 1936-1947 (bulk).


Edward Flanders Ricketts papers, 1936-1979 (inclusive), 1936-1947 (bulk).

Personal and professional papers including incoming and outgoing correspondence, a few letters from Herbert Kline to John Steinbeck, notes on intertidal marine life, printed articles, manuscript notes of unpublished biology articles, a philosophical manuscript, financial records, photographs and notes from trips to West Vancouver Island and the Queen Charlotte Islands prepared by Ricketts for the use of John Steinbeck. Also includes notes and other materials used for additions and revisions of Ricketts' publication, Between Pacific Tides, and correspondence about the book.

7.5 linear feet.

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