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Museums & Institutions
  • AMNH = American Museum of Natural History, Central Park West at 79th Street, New York, New York 10024
  • ANSP = The Academy of Natural Sciences, 1900 Ben Franklin Parkway, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19103
  • ASU = Arizona State University
  • BMNH = Natural History Museum at Tring, Akeman Street, Tring, Hertsfordshire, UK HP23 6AP
  • CAS = California Academy of Sciences, 55 Music Concourse Drive, Golden Gate Park, San Francisco, California 94118
  • CHAS = Chicago Academy of Sciences
  • CM = Carnegie Museum of Natural History, Pittsburgh, PA
  • CMNH = Cleveland Museum of Natural History, 1 Wade Oval, University Circle, Cleveland, Ohio 44106
  • CUMV = Cornell University Museum of Vertebtates
  • DMNH = Delaware Museum of Natural History, 4840 Kennett Pike, Wilmington, Delaware 19807
  • DMNS = Denver Museum of Nature & Science, Denver, CO
  • FMNH = Field Museum of Natural History, 1400 S. Lake Shore Drive, Chicago, Illinois 60605
  • GH = Gray Herbarium, Harvard University, 26 Oxford Street, Cambridge, Massachusetts 02138
  • HSU = Humboldt State University, Arcata, CA
  • LACM = Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County, 5905 Wilshire Boulevard, Los Angeles, California 90036
  • LSUMZ = Louisiana State University Museum of Natural Science, Baton Rouge, LA
  • MCZ = Museum of Comparative Zoology, Harvard University, 26 Oxford Street, Cambridge, Massachusetts 02138
  • MLZ = Moore Laboratory of Zoology, Occidental College, Los Angeles, CA
  • MO = Missouri Botanic Garden, St. Louis, MO
  • MPM = Milwaukee Public Museum, Milwaukee, WI
  • MSB = Museum of Southwestern Biology, University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, NM
  • MVZ = Museum of Ventura County, 100 E. Main Street, Ventura, CA
  • MVZ = Museum of Vertebrate Zoology, 3101 Valley Life Sciences Building, University of California, Berkeley, California 94720
  • NMNH = National Museum of Natural History, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC 20013
  • NHMLC = Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County, 900 Exposition Boulevard, Los Angeles, California 90007
  • NYSM = New York State Museum, 222 Madison Ave, Albany, NY 12230
  • OMNH = Sam Noble Oklahoma Museum of Natural History, Univ. of Oklahoma, Norman, OK
  • OSUM = Ohio State University Museum, Columbus OH
  • PHMA = Phoebe A. Hearst Museum of Anthropology, University of California, Berkeley, California 94270
  • PSM = James R. Slater Museum of Natural History, University of Puget Sound, 1500 N. Warner Street, Tacoma, WA
  • ROM = Royal Ontario Museum, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
  • SBCM = San Bernardino County Museum, 2024 Orange Tree Lane, Redlands, California 92374
  • SBMNH = Santa Barbara Museum of Natural History, 2559 Puesta del Sol, Santa Barbara, California 93105
  • SDNHM = San Diego Natural History Museum, San Diego, CA
  • SMNH = (BE)
  • TCVC = Texas Wildlife Cooperative Collection [Biodiversity Research and Teaching Collections], Texas A & M University, College Station, TX
  • UCLA = Donald R. Dickey Collection of Birds and Mammals, Life Science Building, University of California, Los Angeles, California 90095
  • UCM = University of Colorado Museum, Boulder, CO
  • UF = Florida Museum of Natural History, Gainesville, FL
  • UMCZ = University Museum of Zoology Cambridge, Cambridge, United Kingdom
  • UMMZ = University of Michigan Museum of Zoology, Ann Arbor, MI
  • USNM = National Museum of Natural History, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC
  • UWBM = University of Washington, Burke Museum of Natural History and Culture, 17th Avenue NE and NE 45th Street, Seattle, Washington 98195
  • UWGB = University of Wisconsin–Green Bay, Department of Natural & Applied Sciences, Green Bay, Wisconsin 54311
  • UWYMV = University of Wyoming, Laramie, WY
  • VCMHA = Ventura County Museum of History & Art, 100 E. Main Street, Ventura, California 93013 (Now Museum of Ventura County)
  • WFVZ = Western Foundation of Vertebrate Zoology, 439 Calle San Pablo, Camarillo, California 93012
  • YPM = Peabody Museum, of Natural History, Yale University, 170 Whitney Avenue, New Haven, Connecticut 06520


Newspapers
  • [AC] = Atlanta Constitution, Georgia
  • [AL] = Amador Leger, CA
  • [AR] = The American Register
  • [BCOC] = Bulletin of the Cooper Ornithological Club
  • [BD] = Banner Democrat, Lake Providence, East Carroll Parish, LA
  • [BDA] = Boston Daily Advertiser
  • [BDG] = Boston Daily Globe
  • [BDGZ] = Berkeley Daily Gazette
  • [BDWC] =Bangor Daily Whig and Courier
  • [BG] = Boston Globe
  • [BowersFN] = Reverend Steven Bowers Field Notes
  • [BP]: = Barr Patriot, Barre, Massachusetts
  • [CDA] = Coshocton Daily Age, Coshocton, Ohio
  • [CDC] = Centralia Daily Chronicle
  • [CFJUS] = California Farmer and Journal of Useful Sciences
  • [CHSQ] = California Historical Society Quarterly
  • [CR] = Cloverdale Reveille, California
  • [CS] = Coconino Sun, Flagstaff, AZ
  • [CT] = Chicago Tribune
  • [CDT] = Chicago Daily Tribune
  • [CDTPA]: Chester Daily Times, Chester, PA
  • [CRG] = Cedar Rapids Gazette
  • [DAC] = Daily Alta California, San Francisco
  • [DASB]= Daily Arizona Silver Belt, Globe, Gila County, AZ
  • [DC] = Daily Constitution, Atlanta, GA
  • [DDR] = Decatur Daily Review, Illinois
  • [DGKJ] = Daily Gleaner, Kingston, Jamaica
  • [DISP] = Daily Iowa State Press
  • [DMN] = Dallas Morning News
  • [DN] = Daily Northwestern, Oshkosh, WI
  • [EI]: = Edwardsville Intelligencer, Edwardsville, Illinois
  • [EH] = Evening Herald, Syracuse, New York
  • [FB] = Fresno Bee, Fresno, CA
  • [FDS] = Fitchburg Daily Sentinel, Fitchburg, Massachusetts
  • [FTWS] = Fort Wayne Sentinel, Indiana
  • [FN] = Field Notes
  • [FR] = Fresno Republican
  • [FWR] = Fresno Weekly Republican
  • [GAB] = Gazette and Bulletin, Williamsport, PA
  • [HCM] = Hutchings’ California Magazine
  • [HDI] = Helena Daily Independent, Montana
  • [HDR] = Hayward Daily Review, Hayward, CA
  • [HL/BC] = Huntington Library, Banning Collection
  • [HL/SG] = Huntington Library, Abel Stearns Collection
  • [HTI] = Hammond Times, Indiana
  • [HSD] = Harry Sheldon diary, Santa Rosa Island, 1927
  • [IDG] = Ironwood Daily Globe, Michigan
  • [IDS] = Idaho Daily Statesman, Boise, Idaho
  • [ISN] = Independent Star News, Pasadena, CA
  • [IVP] = Imperial Valley Press, Brawley, CA
  • [JCNT] = Jefferson City News and Tribune, Missouri
  • [KEJI] = Kellogg Enterprise, Jasper County, Iowa
  • [KT] = Kingsport Times, Kingsport, Tennessee
  • [LADN] = Los Angeles Daily News
  • [LADT] = Los Angeles Daily Times
  • [LAEE] = Los Angeles Evening Express
  • [LAH] = Los Angeles Herald
  • [LAHE] = Los Angeles Herald-Examiner
  • [LAN] = Los Angeles News
  • [LAS] = Los Angeles Star
  • [LAT] = Los Angeles Times
  • [LAT/A] = Los Angeles Times, Avalon
  • [LAT/Cor] = Los Angeles Times, Coronado
  • [LAT/H] = Los Angeles Times, Hueneme
  • [LAT/HB] = Los Angeles Times, Huntington Beach
  • [LAT/LB] = Los Angeles Times, Long Beach
  • [LAT/OC] = Los Angeles Times, Orange County
  • [LAT/OP] = Los Angeles Times, Ocean Park
  • [LAT/OX] = Los Angeles Times, Oxnard
  • [LAT/P] = Los Angeles Times, Pasadena
  • [LAT/Po] = = Los Angeles Times, Pomona
  • [LAT/Red] = Los Angeles Times, Redondo
  • [LAT/Ri] = Los Angeles Times, Riverside
  • [LAT/SA] = Los Angeles Times, Santa Ana
  • [LAT/SB] = Los Angeles Times, Santa Barbara County
  • [LAT/SBer] = Los Angeles Times, San Bernardino
  • [LAT/SCat] = Los Angeles Times, Santa Catalina Island
  • [LAT/SD] = Los Angeles Times, San Diego
  • [LAT/SF]= Los Angeles Times, San Francisco
  • [LAT/SLO] = Los Angeles Times, San Luis Obispo
  • [LAT/SMa] = Los Angeles Times, Santa Maria
  • [LAT/SM] = Los Angeles Times, Santa Monica
  • [LAT/SP] = Los Angeles Times, San Pedro
  • [LAT/TI] = Los Angeles Times, Terminal Island
  • [LAT/VC] = Los Angeles Times, Ventura County
  • [LAT/Wh] = Los Angeles Times, Whittier
  • [LBP] = Long Beach Press
  • [LOG] = The Log, California’s Boating and Fishing News
  • [LT] = London Times
  • [MCH] = Monterey County Herald
  • [MCT]] = Matagorda County Tribune, Texas
  • [MD] = Mountain Democrat, Placerville, CA
  • [MDC] = Milwaukee Daily Centinel
  • [MDN] = Miami Daily News
  • [MS] = Marion Star, Marion, Ohio
  • [MVUS] = Merchant Vessels of the United States
  • [MWCS] = Mendocino West Coast Star
  • [MWD] = Minnie Waters Diary, San Miguel Island, 1888
  • [NALN] = National Archives, Laguna Niguel, California
  • [NHP] = New Hampshire Patriot and News Gazette
  • [NSJ]= Nebraska State Journal, Lincoln, Nebraska
  • [NSJRN] = Nevada State Journal, Reno, Nevada
  • [NYD] = New York Daily
  • [NYH] = New York Herald
  • [NYDT] = New York Daily Times
  • [NYT] = New York Times (1885-Thursdays)
  • [OC] = Oxnard Courier
  • [OCR]: Orange County Register
  • [OD] = Ohio Democrat
  • [ODNY] = Ocean Democrat, Ocean, New York
  • [ODC] = Oxnard Daily Courier
  • [OM] = Overland Monthly
  • [OPC] = Oxnard Press Courier
  • [OT] = Oakland Tribune
  • [PC] = Post + Courier, Charleston,
  • [PD] = Placerville Democrat, Placerville, CA
  • [PRP] = Pacific Rural Press
  • [PSM] = Popular Science Monthly
  • [PSN] = Pasadena Star News
  • [PST] = Portland Sunday Telegram and Sunday Press Herald, Portland, Oregon
  • [PTO] = Portsmouth Times, Ohio
  • [PUN] = Pacific Underwater News, Newport Beach, CA (1966-1971)
  • [RDF] = Redlands Daily Facts
  • [REG] = Reno Evening Gazette
  • [RWG] = Reno Weekly Gazette
  • [SPT] = San Pedro Times
  • [Samohi] = Santa Monica High School Weekly News
  • [SBG] = Santa Barbara Gazette (1855-1857)
  • [SBH] = Santa Barbara Herald (
  • [SBDI] = Santa Barbara Daily Independent (weekly in 1878; daily 1883-1913)
  • [SBDMT] = Santa Barbara Daily Morning Times
  • [SBDNI] = Santa Barbara Daily News and Independent
  • [SBDP] = Santa Barbara Daily Press (September 9, 1872-
  • [SBH] = Santa Barbara Herald
  • [SBI] = Santa Barbara Independent
  • [SBIndex] = Santa Barbara Index
  • [SBIW] = Santa Barbara Index Weekly
  • [SBMP] = Santa Barbara Morning Press
  • [SBNP] = Santa Barbara News Press (1937-present)
  • [SBP] = Santa Barbara Post
  • [SBPr] = Santa Barbara Press (estab. 1868)
  • [SBSWT] = Santa Barbara Semi-Weekly Times
  • [SBT] = Santa Barbara Times
  • [SBWI] = Santa Barbara Weekly Independent (1876-1883)
  • [SBWP] = Santa Barbara Weekly Press (1869-1880)
  • [SCICo] = Santa Cruz Island Company letter books
  • [SCICO National Diary 1903] = Santa Cruz Island Company
  • [SCIF] = Santa Cruz Island Foundation archives
  • [SDB] = Sacramento Daily Bee
  • [SDDSJ] = Sacramento Daily Democratic State Journal
  • [SDET] = San Diego Evening Tribune
  • [SDI] = Stockton Daily Independent
  • [SDU] = Sacramento Daily Union
  • [SDUT] = San Diego Union Tribune
  • [SDRU] = Sacramento Daily Record-Union]
  • [SRU] = Sacramento Record Union
  • [SanDU] = San Diego Union
  • [SFAC] = San Francisco Alta California
  • [SFCall] = San Francisco Call [same as above?]
  • [SFDEB] = San Francisco Daily Evening Bulletin
  • [SFDMC] = San Francisco Daily Morning Call
  • [SFE] = San Francisco Examiner
  • [SFH] = San Francisco Herald
  • [SFMC] = San Francisco Morning Call
  • [SFWC] = San Francisco Weekly Call
  • [SFEB] = San Francisco Evening Bulletin
  • [SPDN]= San Pedro Daily News
  • [SPDJW] = Stevens Point Daily Journal, Wisconsin
  • [SHNY]] = Syracuse Herald, New York
  • [SHR] = Stella Haverland Rouse
  • [SIA] = Smithsonian Institution Archives
  • [SLOT] = San Luis Obispo Tribune
  • [SMT] = San Mateo Times
  • [SN] = Sausalito News
  • [ST] = Seattle Times
  • [SPDN] = San Pedro Daily News
  • [SU] = Sacramento Union
  • [TAC] = The Alta California, San Francisco
  • [TBN] = The Broadway News [where/what. LACM info]
  • [TCPP] = Twin Cities Pioneer Press
  • [TD] = Times Democrat, Lima, Ohio
  • [TDC] = The Daily Californian
  • [TFC] = The Farmers’ Cabinet, Amherst, New Hampshire
  • [The Wireless] = The Wireless, Santa Catalina Island [March 15, 1903- ]
  • [TI] = The Islander, Santa Catalina Island
  • [TT] = The Times, Trenton , New Jersey
  • [TVWT]: The Van Wert Times, Ohio
  • [USNIP] = United States Naval Institute Proceedings
  • [VCR] = Ventura County Reporter
  • [VCY] = Ventura County Yesterdays
  • [VDP] = Ventura Daily Post and Daily Democrat
  • [VDFP] = Ventura Daily Free Press
  • [VD] = Ventura Democrat
  • [VFP] = Ventura Free Press
  • [VNN] = Van Nuys News
  • [VPD] = Ventura Post & Democrat
  • [VS] = Ventura Signal
  • [VSFP] = Ventura Star Free Press
  • [VV] = Ventura Vidette (Founded May 1888 by F. E. Smith; interest purchased by Steven Bowers)
  • [VWP] = Ventura Weekly Post
  • [WFVZ] = Western Foundation of Vertebrate Zoology files
  • [WC] = Watertown Chronicle, Watertown, Wisconsin
  • [WJ] = Wilmington Journal
  • [WDD] = Woodland Daily Democrat, Woodland, CA
  • [WODD] = William Oberlin Dawson diary, Santa Cruz Island, 1919
  • [WP] = Washington P

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