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New York Zoological Society


Found in 36 Collections and/or Records:

New York Zoological Society. Office of President. Robert G. Goelet records

Identifier: 1064

Robert Guestier Goelet served in several executive roles at the New York Zoological Society (NYZS), including President from 1971 to 1975. This collection includes material related to Annual Society and Members Meetings and international conservation programs and projects in Asia, Africa, and South America.

Dates: 1959 - 1972; Majority of material found within 1969 - 1972

New York Zoological Society. Osborn Laboratories of Marine Sciences and New York Aquarium records

Identifier: 3001
Abstract The collection holds records from the New York Aquarium and the Osborn Laboratories of Marine Sciences. The New York Aquarium, founded in 1896 and operated by the New York Zoological Society since 1902, was moved from its original Manhattan location in 1941. After an interlude at the Bronx Zoo, a new Aquarium opened in 1957 in Coney Island, Brooklyn. The Aquarium’s research laboratories, which had also been moved offsite, reunited with the public Aquarium a decade later, in 1967. The...
Dates: circa 1900-1998; Majority of material found within 1960 - 1990

New York Zoological Society. Public Affairs Division and predecessor units records

Identifier: 2032
Abstract The New York Zoological Society's (NYZS) communications, marketing, publications, government affairs, community affairs, photography and media production, and other public relations functions historically have been divided among several different departments and units. In the late 20th century, these function were eventually united in the Society's Public Affairs Division, but prior to that they were performed by numerous predecessor units, including, among others, the Department of...
Dates: 1925 - 2004; Majority of material found within 1940 - 1980

New York Zoological Society. Scientific Assistant to the General Director. Joseph A. Davis records

Identifier: 1065

The collection holds the administrative records of Joseph Anthony Davis, Jr. while he held the position of Scientific Assistant to the General Director. Davis started at the Bronx Zoo in the Mammalogy Department as an Assistant Curator in 1958 and eventually became Curator in 1962. In 1966 Davis moved to a position created for him in the General Director’s Office, Scientific Assistant to the Director (William Conway).

Dates: 1968 - 1974

Wildlife Conservation Society. Department of Herpetology. Office of Curator. John Behler records

Identifier: 2043
Abstract The collection consists of correspondence, administrative and subject files, and publications from the New York Zoological Society’s long-term Herpetology Curator, John Behler. Over the years, Behler held administrative positions within the Society outside of the Herpetology Department, such as co-chair of the Safety Committee and Program Director of the Society’s Wildlife Survival Center on Saint Catherines Island, Georgia. Along the way Behler also found time to conduct research on...
Dates: 1924 - 2005; Majority of material found within 1969 - 2001

William T. Hornaday papers

Identifier: 1007

Derived from the personal activities of William T. Hornaday (1854-1937), rather than his official duties as Director and General Curator of the New York Zoological Park, this collection of correspondence, manuscripts, scrapbooks, and printed matter deals primarily with Hornaday's pioneering wildlife conservation work between 1888 and 1937.

Dates: 1888 - 1937

Additional filters:

Wildlife conservation 15
Zoos -- Administration 14
Zoo animals 11
Public aquariums 7
Aquarists 6
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Public aquariums -- Design and construction 6
Aquarium animals 5
Aquatic animals 5
Zoo directors 5
Zoo exhibits 5
Zoos -- Employees 5
Wildlife conservation -- Law and legislation 4
Wildlife research 4
Animal dealers 3
Herpetology 3
Marine laboratories 3
Scientific expeditions 3
Wildlife management 3
Zoo veterinarians 3
Zoo visitors 3
Birds -- Conservation 2
Endangered species 2
Herpetologists 2
Ichthyologists 2
Marine biologists 2
New York Zoological Society -- History 2
Public aquariums -- Administration 2
Scientific expeditions -- Trinidad and Tobago 2
Wildlife conservation -- Fieldwork 2
Wildlife conservationists 2
Zoos -- Design and construction 2
Zoos -- Educational aspects 2
American bison 1
Aquarium visitors 1
Bathysphere 1
Birds -- New York State -- Bronx County 1
Birds of paradise (Birds) 1
Captive mammals 1
Electrophorus (Fish) 1
Endangered species -- Law and legislation -- United States 1
Giant panda 1
Mammalogists 1
Mammalogy 1
Mammals -- Research 1
Marine ecology 1
Marine natural products 1
Motion picture film collections 1
Museum exhibits 1
National parks and reserves 1
New York Zoological Park -- History 1
Ornithologists 1
Primates -- Africa 1
Protected areas 1
Public aquariums -- Educational aspects 1
Public aquariums -- Employees 1
Reptiles 1
Rodents -- Canada 1
Scientific expeditions -- Bermuda Islands 1
Scientific expeditions -- Costa Rica 1
Scientific expeditions -- Guyana 1
Scientific expeditions -- Labrador (N.L.) 1
Scientific expeditions -- Papua New Guinea 1
Scientific expeditions--Asia 1
Snakebites 1
Snakes 1
Veterinary medicine 1
Veterinary medicine -- Research 1
Whale sounds 1
Whales 1
Wild animal collecting 1
Wildlife art 1
Wildlife conservation -- Africa 1
Wildlife conservation -- Madagascar 1
Wildlife conservation -- Sudan 1
Wildlife management -- Madagascar 1
Xiphophorus 1
Zoological specimens -- Collection and preservation 1
Zoos -- Administration -- Economic aspects 1
Zoos -- Public relations 1
Zoos -- Publicity 1
Zoos -- Administration 1
Zoos in motion pictures 1
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