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Beebe, William, 1877-1962



  • Existence: 1877 - 1962

Found in 16 Collections and/or Records:

New York Zoological Society. Department of Tropical Research. Oceanographic expeditions. Zaca records

Identifier: 1005G

The New York Zoological Society's Department of Tropical Research, led by William Beebe, used the diesel schooner Zaca for two expeditions, the first in 1936 in the Gulf of California, and the second in 1937-1938 in the Eastern Pacific. These records include station data, dredging and net haul records, vertebrate catalogs, miscellaneous correspondence, and data on invertebrates, fishes, and fish stomach examinations.

Dates: 1936-1938

New York Zoological Society. Department of Tropical Research. Research Associate. Gloria Hollister Anable papers

Identifier: 1006
Abstract Gloria Hollister Anable, nee Gloria Hollister, was a naturalist and ichthyologist who, from 1928-1941, was employed as a Research Associate under Dr. William Beebe in the New York Zoological Society’s Department of Tropical Research. As a Research Assistant, she specialized in preparing ichthyological specimens, and she developed a new technique for preparing fish specimens in which the skin and internal organs of the fish were made transparent, rendering their skeletons far more useful for...
Dates: 1914 - 2005; Majority of material found within 1926 - 1947

New York Zoological Society. Department of Tropical Research. Terrestrial expeditions. Rancho Grande, Venezuela records

Identifier: 1005C
Abstract Rancho Grande, a high altitude field station overlooking Lake Valencia in Venezuela, was the site of three Department of Tropical Research expeditions between 1945 and 1948. The major expenses of the laboratory, living quarters, and trips were underwritten by the Creole Petroleum Corporation. The regular research staff consisted of Director William Beebe, research zoologist Jocelyn Crane, and entomologist Henry Fleming. This collection contains notes, chapter outlines, drafts, and study...
Dates: 1945 - 1949

New York Zoological Society. Department of Tropical Research. Terrestrial expeditions. Simla Station, Trinidad records

Identifier: 1005D

This collection consists of handwritten and typed notes and field observations, primarily by William Beebe, during the New York Zoological Society's Department of Tropical Research studies at Simla Station, Trinidad, between 1949 and 1961.

Dates: 1949 - 1961

New York Zoological Society. Office of General Director. John Tee-Van records

 Fonds — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 2024
Abstract John Tee-Van (1897-1967) worked for the New York Zoological Society for 51 years, starting as Assistant Keeper of Birds in 1911 and working his way up to General Director of the New York Zoological Park and Aquarium in 1956, and General Director Emeritus in 1962. This collection consists of Tee-Van’s papers relating to the Office of the General Director (1939-1962), his trip to China in 1941 to bring back two giant pandas, and the Zoo’s proposed Conservation Exhibit (1942-1958). The...
Dates: 1939-1964

William Beebe collection of memorabilia

Identifier: 1017
Abstract This collection consists of illustrations, photographs, artifacts, and other visual materials collected by New York Zoological Society Curator of Ornithology and Department of Tropical Research Director William Beebe. Although the items date from around 1749 to 1960, the bulk date from between the 1920s and 1940s and were likely collected by Beebe during this time. The materials feature a wide range of subjects, from animals to Beebe’s acquaintances and his own fame. This collection does...
Dates: circa 1749-1960; Majority of material found within 1920 - 1949

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Zoological specimens -- Collection and preservation 5
Bathysphere 4
Scientific expeditions -- Bermuda Islands 3
Scientific expeditions -- Trinidad and Tobago 3
Scientific expeditions -- Tropics 3
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Wildlife conservation 3
Fishes -- Catalogs and collections 2
Invertebrates -- Catalogs and collections 2
Scientific expeditions -- California, Gulf of (Mexico) 2
Scientific expeditions -- Galapagos Islands 2
Submersibles 2
Zoo animals 2
Amphibians -- Trinidad 1
Amphibians -- Venezuela 1
Animal dealers 1
Arima (Trinidad and Tobago) 1
Bats -- Venezuela 1
Biological illustration 1
Birds -- Bermuda Islands 1
Birds -- New York State -- Bronx County 1
Birds -- Trinidad 1
Birds -- Venezuela 1
Butterflies -- Venezuela 1
Explorers 1
Fishes -- Bermuda Islands 1
Fishes -- Trinidad 1
Fishes -- West Indies 1
Giant panda 1
Ichthyologists 1
Insects -- Trinidad 1
Insects -- Venezuela 1
Invertebrates -- Identification 1
Mammals -- Trinidad 1
Mammals -- Venezuela 1
Marine animals -- Bermuda Islands 1
Meteorology -- Observations -- Trinidad 1
Moths -- Venezuela 1
Naturalists 1
Oceanographic submersibles 1
Parque Nacional Henri Pittier (Venezuela) 1
Reptiles -- Trinidad 1
Reptiles -- Venezuela 1
Scientific expeditions 1
Scientific expeditions -- Guyana 1
Scientific expeditions -- Haiti 1
Scientific expeditions -- Hudson River (N.Y. and N.J.) 1
Scientific expeditions -- Pacific Ocean 1
Scientific expeditions -- Peru Current 1
Scientific expeditions -- Sargasso Sea 1
Scientific expeditions -- Venezuela 1
Scientific expeditions -- West Indies 1
Syrinx (Bird anatomy) 1
Tropics -- Research 1
Underwater exploration 1
Vertebrates -- Catalogs and collections 1
Vertebrates -- Identification 1
Wildlife art 1
Zoo directors 1
Zoo exhibits 1
Zoo veterinarians 1
Zoo visitors 1
Zoos -- Administration 1
Zoos -- Design and construction 1
Zoos -- Administration 1
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