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Please email loan requests to the Collection Manager and Curator by following this link

Students interested in material loans must include their advisor/supervisor on initial communications and have their advisor/supervisor write a formal loan request. 



Philip A. Hastings, Curator

Ben Frable, Collection Manager


H.J. Walker, Jr., Collection Manager (retired)

Cynthia Klepadlo, Collection Manager (retired)


Mailing address:

National Postal Services:

Ben Frable (or Phil Hastings)
Scripps Institution of Oceanography
University of California, San Diego 0244
9500 Gilman Drive
La Jolla, CA 92093-0244
Phone: 858-534-2199
Fax: 858-822-3310

Mail Couriers (FedEx, UPS, DHL etc):

Ben Frable (or Phil Hastings)
8675 Naga Lane
Vaughan Hall Room 224/231
La Jolla, CA 92037

Campus Location:

Vaughan Hall Rooms 224 & 225,
Scripps Institution of Oceanography (Map)