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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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Scholarly Publications

Miscellaneous Publications

  • Age of Mammals, The
  • Ants of Nevada, The
  • British Orders, Decorations and Medals
  • Butterfly Gardening in Southern California
  • Dinosaurs Past and Present, Volume I
  • Dinosaurs Past and Present, Volume II
  • Flower Flies of Los Angeles County
  • Insects of the Los Angeles Basin, 3rd Edition
  • Rancho La Brea Death Trap and Treasure Trove, 3rd Edition

Exhibition Catalogues

  • A Distinguished Collection of Arms and Armor
  • A Guide and Catalogue of the California Hall at the Los Angeles County Museum
  • Empires Beyond the Great Wall: The Heritage of Genghis Khan
  • Nomads of Eurasia


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

Volume 46, The 1769 Transit of Venus

  • Volume 51, Modest Fortunes


Scholarly Series

Publications

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

  • Science Series, number 1 - Stock: Rancho La Brea. A Record of Pleistocene Life in California
  • Science Series, number 2 - Stock: Quaternary Antelope Remains from a Second Cave Deposit in the Organ Mountains 
  • Science Series, number 3 - Stock: A Further Study of the Quaternary Antelopes of Shelter Cave, New Mexico 
  • Science Series, number 4 - Stock (2nd Edition): Rancho La Brea. A Record of Pleistocene Life in California
  • Science Series, number 5 - Willett: Common Birds of the Los Angeles County Coast 
  • Science Series, number 6 - Willett (3rd Edition): Common Birds of the Los Angeles County Mountains 
  • Science Series, number 7 - Willett (3rd Edition): Birds of the Urban Districts of Los Angeles County - No. 1 
  • Science Series, number 8 - Stock and Howard: The Ascent of Equus
  • Science Series, number 9 - Willett: Mammals of Los Angeles County, California 
  • Science Series, number 10 - Howard: Fossil Birds
  • Science Series, number 11 - Stock (3rd Edition): Rancho La Brea. A Record of Pleistocene Life in California
  • Science Series, number 12 - Hill: Amphibians and Reptiles of Los Angeles County
  • Science Series, number 13 - Stock (4th Edition): Rancho La Brea. A Record of Pleistocene Life in California
  • Science Series, number 14 - Willett: Birds of the Southern California Deserts 
  • Science Series, number 15 - Stock (5th Edition): Rancho La Brea. A Record of Pleistocene Life in California
  • Science Series, number 16 - Hill and Tompkins: Common Sea Shells of the Los Angeles County Coast 
  • Science Series, number 17 - Howard (2nd Edition): Fossil Birds with Especial Reference to the Birds of Rancho La Brea - Revised 
  • Science Series, number 18 - Martin and Truxal: A List of North American Lepidoptera in the Los Angeles County Museum. Part I Butterflies (Suborder Rhopalocera) 
  • Science Series, number 19 - Ariss: Indians of Western North America 
  • Science Series, number 20 - Stock (6th Edition): Rancho La Brea. A Record of Pleistocene Life in California 
  • Science Series, number 21 - McLaughlin (2nd Edition): Mammals of Los Angeles County, California 
  • Science Series, number 22 - Stock and Howard (2nd Edition): The Ascent of Equus 
  • Science Series, number 23 - Dixon: Amphibians and Reptiles of Los Angeles County California 
  • Science Series, number 24 - McLean: Marine Shells of Southern California 
  • Science Series, number 25 - Fisler: Keys to Identification of the Orders and Families of Living Mammals of the World 
  • Science Series, number 26 - Emmel and Emmel: The Butterflies of Southern California 
  • Science Series, number 27 - Hogue: The Insects of the Los Angeles Basin 
  • Science Series, number 28 - Fauchald: The Polychaete Worms - Definitions and Keys to the Orders, Families and Genera 
  • Science Series, number 29 - Davis (Ed.): The Ancient Californians - Rancholabrean Hunters of the Mohave Lakes Country 
  • Science Series, number 30 - Soltz and Naiman: The Natural History of Native Fishes in the Death Valley System 
  • Science Series, number 31 - Harris and Jefferson (Eds.): Rancho La Brea: Treasures of the Tar Pits 
  • Science Series, number 32 - Cohen (Ed.): Papers on the Systematics of the Gadiform Fishes 
  • Science Series, number 33 - Black and Dawson (Eds.): Papers on Fossil Rodents. In Honor of Albert Elmer Wood 
  • Science Series, number 34 - Keeley (Ed.): The California Chaparral: Paradigms Reexamined 
  • Science Series, number 35 - Hickman and McLean: Systematic Revision and Suprageneric Classification of Trochacean Gastropods 
  • Science Series, number 36 - Campbell, Jr. (Ed.): Papers in Avian Paleontology. Honoring Pierce Brodkorb 
  • Science Series, number 37 - Stock (Harris; 7th Edition): Rancho La Brea. A Record of Pleistocene Life in California 
  • Science Series, number 38 - Malcolm and Zalucki (Eds.): Biology and Conservation of the Monarch Butterfly 
  • Science Series, number 39 - Martin and Davis: An Updated Classification of Recent Crustacea (This link will open a .pdf file. Adobe Acrobat Reader is required., 1 MB)
  • Science Series, number 40 - Campbell, Jr. (Ed.): The Paleogene Mammalian Fauna of Santa Rosa, Amazonian Peru (This link will open a .pdf file. Adobe Acrobat Reader is required., 6 MB)
  • Science Series, number 41 - Wang and Barnes (Eds.): Geology and Vertebrate Paleontology of Western and Southern North America, Contributions in Honor of David P. Whistler           (This link will open a .pdf file. Adobe Acrobat Reader is required., 34 MB)
  • Science Series, number 42 - Harris (Ed.): La Brea and Beyond: The Paleontology of Asphalt-preserved Biotas (This link will open a .pdf file. Adobe Acrobat Reader is required., 4 MB)

 

Science Bulletins

  

Technical Reports

  • Technical Report, number 1 - Wilson: Type Specimens of Fossil Invertebrata in the Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County: Supplement Two 
  • Technical Report, number 2 - Maluf: Composition and Distribution of the Central Eastern Pacific Echinoderms 
  • Technical Report, number 3 - Wetzer, Kuck, Baez R., Brusca, and Jurkevics: Catalog of the Isopod Crustacea Type Collection of the Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County 
  • Technical Report, number 4 - Anderson: Type Specimens of Algae in the Herbarium of the Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County 
  • Technical Report, number 5 - Jefferson: A Catalogue of Late Quaternary Vertebrates from California: Part One, Nonmarine Lower Vertebrate and Avian Taxa 
  • Technical Report, number 6 - Saul: Type and Referred Specimens of Fossil Invertebrata in the Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County Supplement 3: Mollusca Formerly Conserved at the University of California, Los Angeles 
  • Technical Report, number 7 - Jefferson: A Catalogue of Late Quaternary Vertebrates from California: Part Two, Mammals 
  • Technical Report, number 8 - Saul: Type and Referred Specimens of Fossil Invertebrata in the Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County, Supplement 4: Specimens Formerly Conserved at the University of California, Los Angeles 
  • Technical Report, number 9 - Jefferson, Miller, Nelson, and Madsen, Jr.: Catalogue of Late Quaternary Vertebrates from Utah 
  • Technical Report, number 10 - Luke, André, and Herring (Editors): Proceedings of the East Mojave Desert Symposium, 7-8 November 1992, University of California, Riverside 
  • Technical Report, number 11 – Rose and Wigand (Editors): Proceedings of the Southern California Climate Symposium, 25 October 1991, Trends and Extremes of the Past 2000 Years 

 

 

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