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

 Fonds
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...

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

 Fonds
Identifier: 1065
Overview 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).

Wildlife Conservation Society. Central Park Zoo. Office of Director. Richard L. Lattis records

 Fonds
Identifier: 3010
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...

Wildlife Conservation Society. City Zoos collection

 Collection
Identifier: 3003
Overview In the mid 1970s, conditions at the Central Park Zoo, the Central Park Children’s Zoo, the Prospect Park Zoo, and the Queens Zoo were declining, and after several years of negotiations, the New York City Parks Department, which had run the city zoos, transferred them to the New York Zoological Society (now the Wildlife Conservation Society). The collection consists of a variety of materials pertaining to the city zoos and to the Society’s City Zoos Project, which, under Richard L. Lattis,...

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

 Collection
Identifier: 2043
Overview 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 snakebites...

Wildlife Conservation Society. Office of General Director. William G. Conway records

 Fonds
Identifier: 1028
Overview The collection contains the records of William G. Conway, General Director and President of the New York Zoological Society (which became the Wildlife Conservation Society) and Ornithology Curator and Director of the Society’s Bronx Zoo. During his 43 years at the Society, Conway oversaw the growth of the organization’s international conservation programs, a wave of development at the Bronx Zoo and the New York Aquarium, the acquisition of the Wildlife Survival Center on Saint Catherines...

William Beebe collection of memorabilia

 Fonds
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 not...

William T. Hornaday papers

 Fonds
Identifier: 1007
Overview 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.

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Wildlife conservation 22
Zoos -- Administration 17
Zoo animals 13
Aquarists 8
Public aquariums 8
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Zoo directors 8
Zoo exhibits 8
Aquatic animals 7
Public aquariums -- Design and construction 7
Zoological specimens -- Collection and preservation 7
Aquarium animals 6
Wildlife research 6
Zoos -- Employees 6
Wildlife conservation -- Law and legislation 5
Wildlife management 5
Zoos -- Design and construction 5
Bathysphere 4
Herpetology 4
Scientific expeditions 4
Scientific expeditions -- Trinidad and Tobago 4
Zoo visitors 4
Zoos -- Educational aspects 4
Animal dealers 3
Birds -- Conservation 3
Endangered species 3
Herpetologists 3
Ichthyologists 3
Marine laboratories 3
New York Zoological Society -- History 3
Public aquariums -- Administration 3
Scientific expeditions -- Bermuda Islands 3
Scientific expeditions -- Galapagos Islands 3
Scientific expeditions -- Tropics 3
Wildlife conservationists 3
Amphibians -- Venezuela 2
Birds -- Venezuela 2
Ecology -- Societies, etc. 2
Endangered species -- Law and legislation -- United States 2
Fishes -- Catalogs and collections 2
Invertebrates -- Catalogs and collections 2
Mammals -- Venezuela 2
Marine biologists 2
Marine ecology 2
New York Zoological Park -- History 2
Ornithologists 2
Reptiles 2
Reptiles -- Venezuela 2
Scientific expeditions -- California, Gulf of (Mexico) 2
Scientific expeditions -- Guyana 2
Scientific expeditions -- Pacific Ocean 2
Scientific expeditions -- Venezuela 2
Submersibles 2
Whales 2
Wildlife conservation -- Africa 2
Wildlife conservation -- Fieldwork 2
Xiphophorus 2
Zoo veterinarians 2
Adult education 1
American bison 1
Amphibians -- Guyana 1
Amphibians -- Trinidad 1
Aquarium visitors 1
Arima (Trinidad and Tobago) 1
Bats -- Venezuela 1
Bering Sea controversy 1
Biological illustration 1
Birds -- Bermuda Islands 1
Birds -- Guyana 1
Birds -- New York State -- Bronx County 1
Birds -- Trinidad 1
Birds of paradise (Birds) 1
Butterflies -- Venezuela 1
Cancer in animals 1
Captive mammals 1
Children's zoos 1
Education, Elementary--Activity programs--United States 1
Education, Secondary--Activity programs--United States 1
Electrophorus (Fish) 1
Endangered species -- Breeding 1
Explorers 1
Fishes 1
Fishes -- Bermuda Islands 1
Fishes -- Diseases 1
Fishes -- Genetics 1
Fishes -- Guyana 1
Fishes -- Trinidad 1
Fishes -- Venezuela 1
Fishes -- West Indies 1
Forest conservation 1
Galapagos tortoise 1
Geneticists 1
Insects -- Trinidad 1
Insects -- Venezuela 1
Invertebrates -- Identification 1
Mammalogists 1
Mammalogy 1
Mammals -- Guyana 1
Mammals -- Research 1
Mammals -- Trinidad 1
Marine animals -- Bermuda Islands 1
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New York Zoological Society 33
New York Zoological Park 20
New York Aquarium 16
Beebe, William, 1877-1962 15
New York Zoological Society. Department of Tropical Research 14
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Hornaday, William T., (William Temple), 1854-1937 7
Wildlife Conservation Society (New York, N.Y.). 6
Blair, W. Reid, (William Reid), 1875- 5
Conway, William, 1929- 5
Grant, Madison, 1865-1937 5
New York Zoological Society. Education Department 4
New York Zoological Society. Ornithology Department 4
Anable, Gloria Hollister 3
Bridges, William, 1901- 3
Coates, Christopher W. (Christopher William) 3
Lattis, Richard L. 3
New York Zoological Society. City Zoos Project. 3
New York Zoological Society. Herpetology Department 3
New York Zoological Society. Mammalogy Department 3
New York Zoological Society. Osborn Laboratories of Marine Sciences 3
Nigrelli, Ross F., (Ross Franco), 1902-1989 3
Oliver, James A. (James Arthur), 1914-1981 3
Ruggieri, George D. 3
Tee-Van, John 3
Crandall, Lee S., (Lee Saunders), 1887-1969 2
Crane, Jocelyn 2
Davall, Grace 2
Ditmars, Raymond Lee, 1876-1942 2
Gordon, Myron, 1899-1959 2
Griffis, Nixon 2
King, F. Wayne (Frederic Wayne), 1936- 2
Knobloch, Herbert J. 2
Montreuil, Paul L. 2
National Collection of Heads and Horns. 2
New York Aquarium. Fish Genetics Laboratory 2
New York Zoological Society. Board of Trustees. 2
Osborn, Fairfield, 1887-1969 2
Struhsaker, Thomas T. 2
Wildlife Conservation International (New York Zoological Society). 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
Albatross (Steamer) 1
American Association of Zoological Parks and Aquariums. 1
American Bison Society 1
American Committee for International Wild Life Protection 1
American Museum of Natural History 1
American Society of Ichthyologists and Herpetologists 1
Asaeda, Toshio, 1893-1968 1
Barbour, Thomas, 1884-1946 1
Barton, Otis 1
Bell, Joseph L. 1
Berkovits, Annette Libeskind 1
Boone and Crockett Club 1
Bostelmann, Else (Else Winkler von Röder), 1882-1961 1
Boyden, Douglas 1
Breder, Charles M. (Charles Marcus), 1897-1983 1
Brewer, George E., Jr. 1
Bruning, Donald F. 1
Bungay, Jewell 1
Butler, John H. J. 1
Camp-Fire Club of America. 1
Carr, Archie Fairly, 1945- 1
Chapman, Frank M., (Frank Michler), 1864-1945 1
Cheyne-Stout, R., (Ronald), 1895- 1
Clark, Susan G., 1942- 1
Conservation Foundation 1
Cooper, Isabel, 1892-1984 1
Cox and Stevens. 1
Creole Petroleum Corporation. 1
Cross, W. Redmond, (William Redmond) 1
Davis, Joseph Anthony, 1930- 1
Dickerman, Donald Horace, 1893- 1
Dunton, Sam C. 1
Elton, Charles S., (Charles Sutherland), 1900-1991 1
Fleming, Henry 1
Flynn, William S. 1
Franklin, Dwight 1
Garibaldi, Lou 1
Geske, E. J. 1
Goelet, Robert G. 1
Gosner, Kenneth L., 1925- 1
Grant, DeForest 1
Hartley, Rachel M. 1
Howes, Paul Griswold, 1892-1983 1
Hubbs, Carl L., (Carl Leavitt), 1894-1979 1
Institute for Research in Animal Behavior. 1
International Union for the Conservation of Nature and Natural Resources. 1
Jennings, Allyn R. 1
Jones, Charles Jesse, 1844-1919 1
Kallman, Klaus D. 1
Kemper, H. Doug, Jr., (Howard Doug) 1
Kibale Forest Reserve (Uganda) 1
La Farge, C. Grant, (Christopher Grant), 1862-1938 1
Lewis, D. M., (Dale M.) 1
McAllister, M. Hall 1
McKew, John 1
Miller, Llewellyn 1
Mittermeier, Russell A. 1
New York (N.Y.). Department of Parks and Recreation. 1
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