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New York Zoological Park. Office of Director. W. Reid Blair collection of records from Matameck Conference on Biological Cycles
Abstract This collection includes notes, clippings, memorabilia, and correspondence collected by W. Reid Blair and related to the 1931 Matameck Conference on Biological Cycles (also known as the Canadian Biological Conference). Also included in the collection are typed manuscripts of reports by the influential ecologist Charles Elton.
Dates: 1931 - 1935
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 The Conservation Committee existed as a committee of the New York Zoological Society Board of Trustees between 1937 and 1949 and reconvened in 1969. The Committee was formed to oversee the wildlife conservation activities sponsored by the Society. This collection includes correspondence, account summaries, reports, and minutes from the first phase of the Committee's existence, 1937-1949, and comes from the records of the Committee's first two secretaries, W. Reid Blair and George E. Brewer Jr.
Dates: 1937 - 1949
Abstract Allyn R. Jennings was appointed General Director in June 1940. He resigned from the position in December 1941. These records consist primarily of correspondence and subject files created by the General Director in 1940. Also included are some correspondence and other records of W. Reid Blair, who retired from the position of Director and General Curator of the Zoological Park in May 1940.
Dates: 1939 - 1940
- Names: Blair, W. Reid, (William Reid), 1875- X
- Wildlife conservation 3
- Zoo directors 3
- Zoos -- Administration 3
- Animal dealers 2
- Zoo animals 2
- Zoo exhibits 2
- Zoo veterinarians 2
- Zoo visitors 2
- Rodents -- Canada 1
- Scientific expeditions -- Labrador (N.L.) 1
- Zoos -- Design and construction 1 ∧ less
- New York Zoological Society 4
- New York Zoological Park 3
- Hornaday, William T., (William Temple), 1854-1937 2
- New York Aquarium 2
- Beebe, William, 1877-1962 1
- Brewer, George E., Jr. 1
- Crandall, Lee S., (Lee Saunders), 1887-1969 1
- Ditmars, Raymond Lee, 1876-1942 1
- Elton, Charles S., (Charles Sutherland), 1900-1991 1
- Grant, Madison, 1865-1937 1
- Jennings, Allyn R. 1
- National Collection of Heads and Horns. 1
- New York Zoological Society. Board of Trustees. Conservation Committee. 1
- Osborn, Henry Fairfield, 1857-1935 1 ∧ less