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Captain Philip Markham Kerridge Angling Collection

Identifier: SC-05

Scope and Contents Note

Freshwater angling is the basic focus of the collection, but related and overlapping subject areas include: ichthyology, fly tying, entomology, recreation, travel, conservation, ecology, and stream management. Items acquired in the last decade are cataloged on the library's on-line catalog. Older acquisitions are listed by author and title in a traditional card catalog in the special collections reading room.


  • 1661-2012
  • Majority of material found within 1880 - 1970


3773 Volumes (32 document boxes. Volumes and boxes take up 447 linear feet.)

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Physical Location

Manuscripts and books in Aisle 20A--Shelves 1-9 and Aisle 20B--Shelves 1-3.

Periodicals in Aisle 21A--Shelves 1-11.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

The collection was founded at California State University, Fullerton with a large donation to the Patrons of the Library from Captain Kerridge on March 11, 1969 after a two-year loan.

Separated Materials

Books and periodicals cataloged and searchable via OneSearch as Capt. P. Markham Kerridge Angling Collection (Special Collections).

Link to OPAC listing:,exact,Capt.%20P.%20Markham%20Kerridge%20Angling%20Collection%20(Special%20Collections).%20,AND&tab=everything&search_scope=EVERYTHING&sortby=rank&vid=01CALS_FUL&lang=en_US&mode=advanced&offset=0

Captain Philip Markham Kerridge Angling
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Repository Details

Part of the CSUF University Archives & Special Collections Repository

University Archives & Special Collections
Pollak Library South Room 352 (PLS 352)
Fullerton CA 92831-3599 USA
(657) 278-4751