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Overview This collection is composed of scrapbooks created by New York Zoological Park (Bronx Zoo) Director William T. Hornaday between approximately 1896 and 1927 and concerning zoos and the Bronx Zoo in particular. Six of the scrapbooks focus on European zoos and include material that may have been collected by Hornaday in 1896 when the New York Zoological Society sent him to Europe to collect ideas for the new Bronx Zoo (a fifth zoo scrapbook covers Taronga Park). Topics covered by other scrapbooks...
New York Zoological Park. Office of Director. William T. Hornaday and W. Reid Blair incoming correspondence and subject files
Overview William T. Hornaday (1854-1937) was the first Director of the New York Zoological Park, from 1896 until his retirement in 1926. W. Reid Blair (1875-1949), Veterinarian from 1902 to 1922 and Assistant Director beginning in 1922, directed the Zoo from 1926 until 1940. These records consist of incoming correspondence (and sometimes carbon copies or drafts of outgoing correspondence), staff memoranda, reports, and working papers reflecting the planning, policies, and day-to-day operations...
New York Zoological Park. Office of Director. William T. Hornaday and W. Reid Blair outgoing correspondence
Overview William T. Hornaday (1854-1937) was the first director of the New York Zoological Park, from 1896 until his retirement in 1926. W. Reid Blair (1875-1949), Veterinarian from 1902 to 1922 and Assistant Director beginning in 1922, directed the Zoo from 1926 until 1940. These records consist of carbon copies of outgoing correspondence reflecting the planning, policies, and day-to-day operations administered by the director and general curator of the New York Zoological Park. These letterpress...
New York Zoological Park. Office of General Curator and General Curator Emeritus. Lee S. Crandall records and papers
Overview 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 to...
Overview Madison Grant was the first Secretary to the Board of Managers (Trustees) of the New York Zoological Society. He became Secretary in 1895 and resigned in 1925 to assume the office of President of the New York Zoological Society. These records document a portion of the duties of the Secretary, including serving as member, ex-officio, of the Executive, Auditing, and Aquarium Committees and Scientific Council. Additionally, as Secretary, Grant maintained records about a variety of Society...
Overview William Bridges (1901-1984) was appointed Editor and Curator of Publications of the New York Zoological Society in 1935 and Curator of Publications Emeritus in 1966. This collection consists of papers relating to the Department of Publications while headed by Elwin R. Sanborn (1901-1935) and William Bridges (1935-1966). The collection also contains correspondence, notes, research articles, typescripts, revisions, production notes, and page proofs pertaining to articles and books written by...
New York Zoological Society. Departments of Birds and Mammals. Office of Assistant Curator. Grace Davall records
Overview 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.
Overview During his career at NYZS, F. Wayne King held positions as Curator of Herpetology, Chairman of Educational Programs, Director of Conservation and Environmental Education, Director of Conservation, and Director of Zoology. This collection contains the correspondence, subject files, and administrative files of F. Wayne King’s work at NYZS.
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...
Overview The collection contains the records of Richard Lattis, primarily in his roles as director of the New York Zoological Society’s City Zoos Project and of the Central Park Zoo. In these capacities, Lattis spearheaded the Society’s takeover of the Central Park, Prospect Park, and Flushing Meadows Zoos, which had previously been run by New York City. Lattis coordinated the closure of the old zoos, their redesign, and their construction, and was Director of the Central Park Zoo from its reopening in...
- Subject: Zoo animals X
- New York Zoological Society 11
- New York Zoological Park 10
- New York Aquarium 6
- Wildlife Conservation Society (New York, N.Y.). 5
- Conway, William, 1929- 3
- Hornaday, William T., (William Temple), 1854-1937 3
- New York Zoological Society. City Zoos Project. 3
- Blair, W. Reid, (William Reid), 1875- 2
- Bridges, William, 1901- 2
- Crandall, Lee S., (Lee Saunders), 1887-1969 2
- Davall, Grace 2
- Grant, Madison, 1865-1937 2
- Lattis, Richard L. 2
- New York Zoological Society. Ornithology Department 2
- Wildlife Conservation Society (New York, N.Y.). Central Park Zoo. 2
- Wildlife Conservation Society (New York, N.Y.). Prospect Park Zoo. 2
- Wildlife Conservation Society (New York, N.Y.). Wildlife Survival Center (Saint Catherines Island, Ga.) 2
- American Association of Zoological Parks and Aquariums. 1
- Beebe, William, 1877-1962 1
- Cheyne-Stout, R., (Ronald), 1895- 1
- Ditmars, Raymond Lee, 1876-1942 1
- Griffis, Nixon 1
- Institute for Research in Animal Behavior. 1
- International Union for the Conservation of Nature and Natural Resources. 1
- King, F. Wayne (Frederic Wayne), 1936- 1
- McKew, John 1
- National Collection of Heads and Horns. 1
- New York (N.Y.). Department of Parks and Recreation. 1
- New York World's Fair (1964-1965 : New York, N.Y.) 1
- New York Zoological Society. Board of Trustees. 1
- New York Zoological Society. Board of Trustees. Exploration and Scientific Collection Committee 1
- New York Zoological Society. Department of Publications 1
- New York Zoological Society. Department of Publications and Public Relations 1
- New York Zoological Society. Education Department 1
- New York Zoological Society. Herpetology Department 1
- New York Zoological Society. Mammalogy Department 1
- New York Zoological Society. Office of the Assistant Director for Administrative Services 1
- New York Zoological Society. Office of the General Director 1
- New York Zoological Society. Public Affairs Division 1
- New York Zoological Society. Public Relations and Promotions Unit 1
- Osborn, Henry Fairfield, 1857-1935 1
- Sanborn, Elwin R., (Elwin Roswell) 1
- U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service 1
- United States. Department of Agriculture 1
- Walter, Eugene J. 1
- Wildlife Conservation International (New York Zoological Society). 1
- Wildlife Conservation Society (New York, N.Y.). International Program. 1 ∧ less