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American Bison Society. Office of President. William T. Hornaday records

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Identifier: 1010
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

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

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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. 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 and General Curator. William T. Hornaday scrapbooks

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Identifier: 1033
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. W. Reid Blair collection of records from Matameck Conference on Biological Cycles

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Identifier: 1014
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

 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

 Fonds
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

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Conway, William, 1929- 4
Wildlife Conservation Society (New York, N.Y.). 4
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New York Zoological Society. Department of Tropical Research 3
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Montreuil, Paul L. 2
National Collection of Heads and Horns. 2
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Nigrelli, Ross F., (Ross Franco), 1902-1989 2
Struhsaker, Thomas T. 2
Wildlife Conservation International (New York Zoological Society). 2
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American Association of Zoological Parks and Aquariums. 1
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Clark, Susan G., 1942- 1
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Gordon, Myron, 1899-1959 1
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Institute for Research in Animal Behavior 1
International Union for the Conservation of Nature and Natural Resources 1
Jennings, Allyn R. 1
Kemper, H. Doug, Jr., (Howard Doug) 1
Kibale Forest Reserve (Uganda) 1
King, F. Wayne (Frederic Wayne), 1936- 1
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La Farge, C. Grant, (Christopher Grant), 1862-1938 1
Lewis, D. M., (Dale M.) 1
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McKew, John 1
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