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New York Aquarium and Osborn Laboratories of Marine Sciences. Office of Director. George D. Ruggieri records

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Identifier: 3008
Abstract The collection holds records and personal papers from George D. Ruggieri, S.J., Director of the New York Aquarium [NYA] and of the Osborn Laboratories of Marine Sciences [OLMS]. Ruggieri began his affiliation with OLMS during his graduate studies in marine biology and joined the staff shortly after his 1962 ordination as a Jesuit Priest. His research concentrated on marine natural products, especially the effects of various metabolites on the reproduction and development of other organisms and...
Dates: circa 1906-1988 ; Majority of material found within 1973 - 1983

New York Aquarium. Office of Director. Charles M. Breder and Christopher W. Coates records

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Identifier: 3009
Abstract The collection holds records from Charles M. Breder and Christopher W. Coates, who were, respectively, the last Director of the New York Aquarium in its original building in Battery Park on Manhattan (where it was located from 1896 to 1941) and the first Director of the New York Aquarium in its current facility on Coney Island in Brooklyn (where it has been located from 1957 until the present). Breder's records pertain primarily to the work of Myron Gordon at the Aquarium's Fish Genetics...
Dates: 1939 - 1956

New York Aquarium. Office of Director. James A. Oliver records

 Fonds
Identifier: 3011
Abstract During the course of his career, James A. Oliver held various positions at some of New York City’s most prominent science museums, notably Director of the American Museum of Natural History and of the New York Zoological Society’s Bronx Zoo and New York Aquarium. Oliver’s New York Aquarium records contain his general correspondence with the public and his internal administrative files, and reflect his tenure as Director, during which he oversaw the Aquarium’s day-to-day management and...
Dates: 1966 - 1977; Majority of material found within 1970 - 1976

New York Aquarium. Office of Director. Louis E. Garibaldi records

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Identifier: 3007
Abstract The collection consists of records from Louis Garibaldi’s tenure as Associate Director and Director of the New York Aquarium. As Associate Director Garibaldi held responsibility for many of the Aquarium’s operational functions while the Aquarium’s Director, George Ruggieri, coordinated with the New York Zoological Society’s upper administration and also directed the Osborn Laboratories of Marine Sciences. When Ruggieri passed away in 1987, Garibaldi was the natural candidate to continue his...
Dates: 1960 - 1999

New York Aquarium. Office of Director. Ross F. Nigrelli Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 3053
Abstract The collection consists of materials from Ross F. Nigrelli, Director of the New York Aquarium and the Osborn Laboratories of Marine Sciences. It includes correspondence, subject files, manuscripts, reprints, and theses from Nigrelli's students.
Dates: 1929 - 1987; Majority of material found within 1945 - 1980

New York Aquarium. Office of the Director. Charles H. Townsend records

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Identifier: 1009
Abstract Charles Haskins Townsend served as the Director of the New York Aquarium (NYA) from 1902 to 1937. This collection includes correspondence and subject files during his tenure as Director, articles and reports on such subjects as Northern fur seals and Galapagos tortoises, whaling records that he used to create maps of whale distribution, and photographs he took during trips and expeditions to locations including the Bahamas, Canada, California, and Alaska.
Dates: 1885 - 1936

New York Aquarium. Senior Staff records

 Collection
Identifier: 3054
Abstract The collection holds correspondence, administrative and operational records, subject files, and other materials from directors, curators, and other senior staff at the New York Aquarium. After a long closure, the New York Zoological Society [NYZS] reopened the New York Aquarium [NYA] in its new location on Coney Island in 1957, with Director Christopher W. Coates at the helm. Coates’s 1964 retirement, however, heralded the start of over a decade of high turnover for the Aquariums directors and...
Dates: Majority of material found within 1964 - 1979; 1955-1979

New York Zoological Park. Office of Director. William T. Hornaday and W. Reid Blair incoming correspondence and subject files

 Fonds
Identifier: 1001
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...
Dates: 1895-1940

New York Zoological Park. Office of Director. William T. Hornaday and W. Reid Blair outgoing correspondence

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Identifier: 1012
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 Board of Trustees. Office of Secretary. Madison Grant records

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Identifier: 1002
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...
Dates: 1895-1905

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New York Zoological Society 15
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Bridges, William, 1901- 3
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Nigrelli, Ross F., (Ross Franco), 1902-1989 3
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Wildlife Conservation Society (New York, N.Y.). 3
Beebe, William, 1877-1962 2
Blair, W. Reid, (William Reid), 1875- 2
Conway, William, 1929- 2
Grant, Madison, 1865-1937 2
Hornaday, William T., (William Temple), 1854-1937 2
Montreuil, Paul L. 2
Oliver, James A. (James Arthur), 1914-1981 2
Osborn, Fairfield, 1887-1969 2
Albatross (Steamer) 1
American Association of Zoological Parks and Aquariums. 1
Breder, Charles M. (Charles Marcus), 1897-1983 1
Bungay, Jewell 1
Conservation Foundation 1
Crandall, Lee S., (Lee Saunders), 1887-1969 1
Ditmars, Raymond Lee, 1876-1942 1
Dunton, Sam C. 1
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Gordon, Myron, 1899-1959 1
Griffis, Nixon 1
Institute for Research in Animal Behavior 1
International Union for the Conservation of Nature and Natural Resources 1
Kemper, H. Doug, Jr., (Howard Doug) 1
Knobloch, Herbert J. 1
McKew, John 1
National Collection of Heads and Horns. 1
New York Aquarium. Fish Genetics Laboratory 1
New York World's Fair (1939-1940 : New York, N.Y.) 1
New York World's Fair (1964-1965 : New York, N.Y.) 1
New York Zoological Society. Board of Trustees. 1
New York Zoological Society. City Zoos Project. 1
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New York Zoological Society. Department of Publications 1
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New York Zoological Society. Office of the Assistant Director for Administrative Services 1
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Osborn, Henry Fairfield, 1857-1935 1
Ponciano, Pedro 1
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Walter, Eugene J. 1
Wildlife Conservation International (New York Zoological Society). 1
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