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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
Abstract 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...
Dates: Majority of material found within circa 1896-1927
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
New York Zoological Society. Department Of Education. National Collection Of Heads And Horns records.
Abstract The National Collection of Heads and Horns was established by Bronx Zoo Director William T. Hornaday and New York Zoological Society (NYZS) Secretary Madison Grant in 1906. The Heads and Horns Museum building was opened in 1922. By the early 1970s, the collection was closed and the building was being used for other purposes. The collection primarily contains correspondence and inventories documenting the attempts of the Society to transfer specimens from the National Collection of Heads and...
Dates: 1912, 1960-1978 (bulk 1974-1978)
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
- Names: Hornaday, William T., (William Temple), 1854-1937 X
- Wildlife conservation 5
- Zoos -- Administration 4
- Zoo animals 3
- Zoo directors 3
- Zoo visitors 3
- Animal dealers 2
- Birds -- Conservation 2
- Wildlife conservation -- Law and legislation 2
- Zoo exhibits 2
- Zoo veterinarians 2
- American bison 1
- Ecology -- Societies, etc. 1
- Forest conservation 1
- Museum exhibits 1
- Zoological specimens -- Collection and preservation 1
- Zoos -- Design and construction 1 ∧ less
- New York Zoological Society 6
- New York Zoological Park 4
- Blair, W. Reid, (William Reid), 1875- 2
- National Collection of Heads and Horns. 2
- New York Aquarium 2
- American Bison Society 1
- Beebe, William, 1877-1962 1
- Camp-Fire Club of America. 1
- Conway, William, 1929- 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
- New York Zoological Society. Education Department 1
- Osborn, Henry Fairfield, 1857-1935 1
- Roosevelt, Theodore, 1858-1919 1
- Seton, Ernest Thompson, 1860-1946 1 ∧ less