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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 Society Board of Trustees. Office of President. Madison Grant and W. Redmond Cross records
Abstract Madison Grant (1865-1937) was President of the New York Zoological Society from 1925 until his death in 1937. W. Redmond Cross (1874-1940) succeeded Grant in 1937 and served as President until his retirement in 1940. The bulk of this collection reflects the activities of Grant and Cross during their respective tenures as President. Among the subjects represented here are the Society's art gallery, wildlife conservation, and the Save the Redwoods League. The bulk of the records deal with...
Dates: 1906 - 1940
New York Zoological Society Board of Trustees. Office of President. Madison Grant. Zoological History Project records
Abstract Madison Grant (1865-1937) initiated the collecting and writing of these memoirs regarding the formation and development of the New York Zoological Society. The writers represented are Madison Grant, DeForest Grant, C. Grant LaFarge, and William White Niles.
Dates: Majority of material found within 1901 and 1923-1939
Abstract 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...
New York Zoological Society Board of Trustees. Office of Secretary/Chairman of the Executive Committee. Madison Grant records
Abstract This collection includes correspondence collected, received, and composed by Madison Grant during portions of his tenure as Secretary of the New York Zoological Society from 1895 to 1925 and as Chairman of the Executive Committee from 1909 to 1937. As Secretary, after 1897 Grant served as official correspondent of the Society and this collection includes his outgoing correspondence in that role. Also present is Grant's correspondence as Chairman and President of the Bronx River Parkway...
Dates: 1897 - 1912
- Names: Grant, Madison, 1865-1937 X
- Zoos -- Administration 3
- Animal dealers 2
- Wildlife conservation 2
- Zoo animals 2
- New York Zoological Society -- History 1
- Wildlife art 1
- Zoo directors 1
- Zoo exhibits 1
- Zoo veterinarians 1
- Zoo visitors 1
- Zoos -- Design and construction 1 ∧ less
- New York Zoological Park 3
- Beebe, William, 1877-1962 2
- New York Aquarium 2
- New York Zoological Society. Board of Trustees. 2
- Blair, W. Reid, (William Reid), 1875- 1
- Crandall, Lee S., (Lee Saunders), 1887-1969 1
- Cross, W. Redmond, (William Redmond) 1
- Ditmars, Raymond Lee, 1876-1942 1
- Grant, DeForest 1
- Hornaday, William T., (William Temple), 1854-1937 1
- La Farge, C. Grant, (Christopher Grant), 1862-1938 1
- National Collection of Heads and Horns. 1
- New York Zoological Society. Department of Tropical Research 1
- Niles, William White, 1860-1935 1
- Osborn, Henry Fairfield, 1857-1935 1
- Save-the-Redwoods League 1 ∧ less