San Diego Natural History Museum--Your Nature Connection[BRCC San Diego Natural History Museum: Research Library]
Research Library

The Collection
Rare Books
The Catalog

Museum People & Events
Valentien Project
JSTOR (Journal Archive)

Notable Museum People and Events


Clinton G. Abbott – Museum Director and naturalist

Charles "Harbie" Harbison – curator of entomology

Ethel Bailey Higgins – curator of botany (PDF)
Copyright by California Gardens, March/April 2011 issue, by Nancy Carol Carter.

L.M. Huey – curator of birds and mammals

Laurence Klauber – herpetologist

Charles Russell Orcutt – scientific publisher and collector

Ellen Browning Scripps – philanthropist and naturalist

Katherine "Kate" Stephens – naturalist and paleontologist

Albert Valentien and the Valentien Watercolor Project – artist

Notable Events and Historical Highlights

Sea Lion Devastation

Entomology Department — Historical Highlights

Trips to Coronado Islands

Trip to Trinidad Whaling Station

125th Memory Book

Building for the 21st Century
The New Museum
Building Photos

Inspired by Nature: The San Diego Natural History Museum After 125 Years
by Iris Engstrand and Anne Bullard