Walter B. Allen Turtle "Casa de Tortuga" collection
Collection — Multiple Containers
Scope and Contents
216 artifacts focusing on turtles accompanied by a glass and two wood display cases originally owned by Walter B. Allen and housed in the Casa de Tortuga turtle house in Fountain Valley, CA. The inventory is as follows: Carton 1 - #1-19, 21-23, Carton 2 - #20, 24-31, 33-41, Carton 3 - #32, 41-53, Carton 4 - #53-67, Carton 5 - #68-89, Carton 6 - #90-113, 125-127, 129-130, 132-137, Carton 7 - #114-124, 138-141, Carton 8 - #142-174, 178, 189-199, 207-208, Carton 9 - #175-177, 179, 183-188, 200-201, 205-206, 209, Carton 10 - #202, Cartons 11-17 - separate numbering system, come from large display case currently in CAWL, Display Case 1 - in Yamagishi Reading Room, Display Case 2 - in CAWL Reading Room.
- 2007 - 2007
Conditions Governing Access
This collection is open for research.
Conditions Governing Use
There are no restrictions on the use of this material except where previously copyrighted material is concerned. It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain all permissions.
25 Linear Feet ((2 display cases, 17 cartons) )
This collection contains turtle artifacts and two display cases.
This collection is arranged by material type.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Gift of Scott Clements
Object 1 is currently being used as a display case in the Yamagishi Reading Room. This is the Allen Family/Spec Coll Antique Case on the South Wall.
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