Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:
New York Zoological Park. Office of General Curator and General Curator Emeritus. Lee S. Crandall records and papers
Abstract Lee Saunders Crandall (1887-1969) began his sixty-one year association at the New York Zoological Society's Bronx Zoo in June 1908 as a student keeper in the animal departments, and was thereafter steadily promoted through the ranks, eventually becoming the Zoo's General Curator in charge of mammals and birds in 1943. Following his 1952 retirement, Crandall continued coming in to work for another 17 years, as the Zoo's General Curator Emeritus. Crandall was lauded for his collecting trips...
Dates: 1898 - 1970; Majority of material found within 1910 - 1969
New York Zoological Society. Departments of Birds and Mammals. Office of Assistant Curator. Grace Davall records
Collection contains correspondence and subject files kept by Grace Davall, who served first as a secretary at the Bronx Zoo from 1923-1952 and as then the Zoo’s Assistant Curator for Birds and Mammals from 1952-1970. It includes correspondence between Davall and the public and records pertaining to the acquisition and transport of zoo animals, including legal aspects. Also included are records pertaining to the offspring of Dacca, the zoo’s long-lived female tiger.
Dates: 1938 - 1973