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New York Zoological Society. Office of Assistant Secretary. Harold C. Palmer records

 Fonds
Identifier: 2023
Overview Harold Cornelius Palmer joined the staff of the New York Zoological Society (NYZS) in 1961 and held the position of Assistant Secretary for the Society from 1968 to 1979. This collection contains correspondence between Palmer and people and organizations related to NYZS while he was Assistant Secretary.

New York Zoological Society. Office of Assistant Secretary. Harold C. Palmer records

 Fonds
Identifier: 2034
Overview Harold Cornelius Palmer (1918-1998) joined the staff of the New York Zoological Society (NYZS) in 1961. Palmer served as director of the Development Fund Campaign and as assistant to the Society President Fairfield Osborn. From 1964 until his retirement in 1980, Palmer held the office of Assistant Secretary to the Board of Trustees. The bulk of this collection consists of correspondence and subject files dealing with NYZS administrative matters, 1902-1983 (Bulk 1937-1976), the New York Aquarium...

New York Zoological Society. Office of General Director. John Tee-Van records

 Fonds — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 2024
Overview John Tee-Van (1897-1967) worked for the New York Zoological Society for 51 years, starting as Assistant Keeper of Birds in 1911 and working his way up to General Director of the New York Zoological Park and Aquarium in 1956, and General Director Emeritus in 1962. This collection consists of Tee-Van’s papers relating to the Office of the General Director (1939-1962), his trip to China in 1941 to bring back two giant pandas, and the Zoo’s proposed Conservation Exhibit (1942-1958). The collection...

New York Zoological Society. Office of President. Fairfield Osborn records

 Fonds
Identifier: 1029
Overview This collection contains the records of Fairfield Osborn, who served as President of the New York Zoological Society from 1940 to 1968. Considered one of the foremost conservationists of his era, Osborn was a driving force behind the expansion of the Society’s international wildlife conservation efforts, and he founded the Conservation Foundation as an offshoot of the Society to promote environmental education and research. During his presidency, Osborn also oversaw the development of several...