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American Bison Society. Office of President. William T. Hornaday records

Identifier: 1010
Abstract This collection contains incoming and outgoing correspondence from William T. Hornaday's tenure as founding President of the American Bison Society (ABS), scrapbooks and photograph albums regarding the ABS compiled by Hornaday, and two scrapbooks on bison and antelope censuses compiled by M. Hall McAllister. Also included are subject files, clippings, reference matter, and subscription lists for the Montana National Bison Herd, established in 1909, largely through Hornaday’s efforts.
Dates: 1905 - 1934

American Committee for International Wild Life Protection. Office of Secretary records

Identifier: 1025
Abstract The American Committee for International Wild Life Protection (ACIWLP) was founded in 1930 by the Boone and Crockett Club for the purpose of promoting the conservation of wildlife in its original habitat and the protection of vanishing species of birds and mammals in all parts of the world except the United States. This collection, which spans from 1930 to 1962, reflects the regular administrative work of the Secretary and Assistant Secretary and includes correspondence and subject files...
Dates: 1930-1962

Camp-Fire Club of America. William T. Hornaday collection of records

Identifier: 1023
Abstract This collection consists of incoming and outgoing correspondence, news clippings, and ephemera collected by William Temple Hornaday as first president of the Camp-Fire Club of America, 1903-1905, member of its Board of Governors, and chairman of the Club's Committee on Protective Legislation and Game Preserves beginning in 1909. Prominent individuals represented include C. J. "Buffalo" Jones and Ernest Thompson Seton. Also present are minutes from the first meeting of incorporation, membership...
Dates: 1903 - 1914

New York Aquarium and Osborn Laboratories of Marine Sciences. Office of Director. George D. Ruggieri records

Identifier: 3008
Abstract The collection holds records and personal papers from George D. Ruggieri, S.J., Director of the New York Aquarium [NYA] and of the Osborn Laboratories of Marine Sciences [OLMS]. Ruggieri began his affiliation with OLMS during his graduate studies in marine biology and joined the staff shortly after his 1962 ordination as a Jesuit Priest. His research concentrated on marine natural products, especially the effects of various metabolites on the reproduction and development of other organisms and...
Dates: circa 1906-1988 ; Majority of material found within 1973 - 1983

New York Aquarium. Fish Genetics Laboratory. Office of Geneticist. Myron Gordon records

Identifier: 3021
Abstract The collection holds records from Myron Gordon, Geneticist at the New York Aquarium’s Fish Genetics Laboratory. Gordon, who also held a staff appointment at the American Museum of Natural History, was known for his research on the genetic aspects of and mechanisms for speciation, sex determination, and tumor development in platyfish and swordtails, the fishes that comprise the Xiphophorus genus. The collection includes correspondence, subject files, and records...
Dates: 1900 - 1978; Majority of material found within 1940 - 1958

New York Aquarium. Office of Director. Charles M. Breder and Christopher W. Coates records

Identifier: 3009
Abstract The collection holds records from Charles M. Breder and Christopher W. Coates, who were, respectively, the last Director of the New York Aquarium in its original building in Battery Park on Manhattan (where it was located from 1896 to 1941) and the first Director of the New York Aquarium in its current facility on Coney Island in Brooklyn (where it has been located from 1957 until the present). Breder's records pertain primarily to the work of Myron Gordon at the Aquarium's Fish Genetics...
Dates: 1939 - 1956

New York Aquarium. Office of Director. James A. Oliver records

Identifier: 3011
Abstract During the course of his career, James A. Oliver held various positions at some of New York City’s most prominent science museums, notably Director of the American Museum of Natural History and of the New York Zoological Society’s Bronx Zoo and New York Aquarium. Oliver’s New York Aquarium records contain his general correspondence with the public and his internal administrative files, and reflect his tenure as Director, during which he oversaw the Aquarium’s day-to-day management and...
Dates: 1966 - 1977; Majority of material found within 1970 - 1976

New York Aquarium. Office of Director. Louis E. Garibaldi records

Identifier: 3007
Abstract The collection consists of records from Louis Garibaldi’s tenure as Associate Director and Director of the New York Aquarium. As Associate Director Garibaldi held responsibility for many of the Aquarium’s operational functions while the Aquarium’s Director, George Ruggieri, coordinated with the New York Zoological Society’s upper administration and also directed the Osborn Laboratories of Marine Sciences. When Ruggieri passed away in 1987, Garibaldi was the natural candidate to continue his...
Dates: 1960 - 1999

New York Aquarium. Office of Director. Ross F. Nigrelli Papers

Identifier: 3053
Abstract The collection consists of materials from Ross F. Nigrelli, Director of the New York Aquarium and the Osborn Laboratories of Marine Sciences. It includes correspondence, subject files, manuscripts, reprints, and theses from Nigrelli's students.
Dates: 1929 - 1987; Majority of material found within 1945 - 1980

New York Aquarium. Office of the Director. Charles H. Townsend records

Identifier: 1009
Abstract Charles Haskins Townsend served as the Director of the New York Aquarium (NYA) from 1902 to 1937. This collection includes correspondence and subject files during his tenure as Director, articles and reports on such subjects as Northern fur seals and Galapagos tortoises, whaling records that he used to create maps of whale distribution, and photographs he took during trips and expeditions to locations including the Bahamas, Canada, California, and Alaska.
Dates: 1885 - 1936

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New York Zoological Society. Ornithology Department 4
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Osborn, Fairfield, 1887-1969 3
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Davall, Grace 2
Ditmars, Raymond Lee, 1876-1942 2
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National Collection of Heads and Horns. 2
New York Aquarium. Fish Genetics Laboratory 2
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Wildlife Conservation International (New York Zoological Society). 2
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Boone and Crockett Club 1
Bostelmann, Else (Else Winkler von Röder), 1882-1961 1
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Creole Petroleum Corporation. 1
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International Union for the Conservation of Nature and Natural Resources 1
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