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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
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 Zoological Park. Office of Director. William T. Hornaday and W. Reid Blair incoming correspondence and subject files
Abstract 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
Abstract 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...
Dates: 1895 - 1939
Abstract 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.
Dates: 1888 - 1937
- Animal dealers 2
- Wildlife conservation -- Law and legislation 2
- Zoo animals 2
- Zoo directors 2
- Zoo exhibits 2
- Zoo veterinarians 2
- Zoo visitors 2
- Zoos -- Administration 2
- American bison 1
- Birds -- Conservation 1
- Ecology -- Societies, etc. 1
- Forest conservation 1
- Zoos -- Design and construction 1 ∧ less
- New York Zoological Society 4
- Blair, W. Reid, (William Reid), 1875- 2
- New York Aquarium 2
- New York Zoological Park 2
- American Bison Society 1
- Beebe, William, 1877-1962 1
- Camp-Fire Club of America. 1
- Crandall, Lee S., (Lee Saunders), 1887-1969 1
- Ditmars, Raymond Lee, 1876-1942 1
- Grant, Madison, 1865-1937 1
- Jones, Charles Jesse, 1844-1919 1
- McAllister, M. Hall 1
- National Collection of Heads and Horns. 1
- Osborn, Henry Fairfield, 1857-1935 1
- Roosevelt, Theodore, 1858-1919 1
- Seton, Ernest Thompson, 1860-1946 1 ∧ less