Papers, 1903-1990, bulk 1903-1938.

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Scripps family. Papers, 1903-1990, bulk 1903-1938.

Papers, 1903-1990, bulk 1903-1938.

The accession is the Scripps family and E.W. Scripps Trust subject file on the Scripps Institution of Oceanography. The file includes correspondence exchanged by Ellen Browning Scripps, E.W. Scripps, Robert Paine Scripps and other members of the Scripps family with officers of the Scripps Institution, including William E. Ritter, Thomas Wayland Vaughan, Harald Ulrik Sverdrup. The file also includes memoranda, accounts, legal and financial documents and other material. The file documents the founding of the Marine Biological Association of San Diego, its growth and development as the Scripps Institution for Biological Research of the University of California and the Scripps Institution of Oceanography. The file also documents the contributions in funds and service made to the founding and continued operation of the Scripps Institution by members of the Scripps family. The file includes many documents essential to an understanding of the early history of the Scripps Institution, including original penciled drafts of the by-laws of the Marine Biological Association of San Diego and minutes of the Association.

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Scripps, Ellen Browning, 1836-1932

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Ellen Browning Scripps was born in Parish, London on October 18, 1836. Ellen was exposed to books and publishing at an early age. Her grandfather was an accomplished publisher and her father, James Mogg Scripps was a successful bookbinder. In 1844, after the death of her mother, her father and her five siblings moved to the United States. The family settled in Rushville, Illinois. Ellen attended Knox College in Galesburg, Illinois where she graduated with honors in mathematics. She was the...

Ritter, William Emerson, 1856-1944

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Professor of Zoology, University of California, Berkeley; member of the Harriman Alaska Expedition; director of the Scripps Institution of Oceanography at La Jolla. From the description of William E. Ritter papers, 1879-1944. (University of California, Berkeley). WorldCat record id: 122403282 American zoologist; founder and first director of the Marine Biological Association of San Diego which became the Scripps Institution of Oceanography, UCSD. From the descrip...

Scripps, E.W. (Edward Willis), 1854-1926

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Newspaper publisher, Scripps began the greatest number of daily papers then founded by one person (over 40). He started the Newspaper Enterprise Association and United Press International. From the description of E.W. Scripps Papers, 1868-1926. (Ohio University). WorldCat record id: 21385046 ...

Scripps, Robert P. (Robert Paine), 1896-1938

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Marine Biological Association of San Diego (Calif.)

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Founded in 1903 and became the Scripps Institution for Biological Research of the University of California in 1912 and then the Scripps Institution of Oceanography in 1925. From the description of Records, 1903-1912. (University of California, San Diego). WorldCat record id: 154303092 ...

Scripps family.

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