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Original museum building as it looked around the time of its opening in 1913. Note that there are no trees in the picture because the landscaping had yet to be planted.
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Contact Information

K. Victoria Brown
Managing Editor
(213) 763-3330

Mailing address

Scholarly Publications Department
Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County
900 Exposition Blvd.
Los Angeles, California 90007 USA

Ordering Information

All orders must be prepaid with check or money order in US currency drawn on a US bank; we also accept Visa and MasterCard. California residents must add state sales tax. Prior to placing an order please contact the managing editor in the Scholarly Publications Department for shipping and handling charges. Order now >

Scholarly Publications Committee

Luis M. Chiappe, Vice President for Research and Collections

TBA, Committee Chairman

Joel W. Martin

Gregory Pauly

Christine Thacker

Xiaoming Wang

K. Victoria Brown, Managing Editor


Scholarly Publications

Contributions in Science and Science Series

Working with a committee of staff scholars and outside specialists, the Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County publishes Contributions in Science — reports about original collections-based research — and Science Series — long articles and collections of papers on natural history topics. Authors considering our journals for their manuscripts should first consult our submission procedures and instructions for authors.

Miscellaneous Publications

  • Ants of Nevada, The
  • British Orders, Decorations and Medals
  • Insects of the Los Angeles Basin
  • Rancho La Brea Death Trap and Treasure Trove

Baja California Travel Series

Baja California Travel Series, this publication presents accounts of travel and exploration in Baja California covering the history of the peninsula. The series was initiated in 1965 by Glen Dawson, of Dawson's Book Shop in Los Angeles, and Edwin H. Carpenter, of the Huntington Library in San Marino. The Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County published two books in the Series in association with Dawson's Book Shop

Volumes 1-51 may be ordered through Dawson's Book Shop, 535 North Larchmont Boulevard, Los Angeles, California 90004; Volumes 46 and 51 are also available through the Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County.

  • Volume 46, The 1769 Transit of Venus
  • Volume 51, Modest Fortunes

Scholarly Publications

Scholarly Series, miscellaneous series of technical papers and monographs describing original research in the life and earth sciences.

Publications (Available in Adobe Acrobat PDF format)

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