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Overview This collection consists of records related to the work of the New York Zoological Society’s Department of Tropical Research, which conducted ecological expeditions between 1916 and 1964. These records appear to have been transferred to the Wildlife Conservation Society Archives after the primary DTR collections were processed, and they supplement those collections (WCS Archives Collections 1005A-1005J). The majority of the records were created by DTR Director William Beebe and Assistant...
Overview The Department of Tropical Research (DTR), founded by William Beebe, carried out intensive ecological investigations in terrestrial and oceanographic settings. This collection spans the extent of DTR history and activities and contains a wide range of materials, including correspondence, expedition reports, guest books, specimen catalogues, and catalogues of motion pictures and illustration. DTR staff represented within the records include Beebe, Jocelyn Crane, Gloria Hollister, and John...
New York Zoological Society. Department of Tropical Research. Oceanographic expeditions. Bermuda records
Overview This collection consists of data, manuscript notes, and lists documenting the marine science activities of the Department of Tropical Research staff at Bermuda from 1929 through 1939. Included are trawling records, fish outlines, bird censuses. This collection also includes logbooks of notes dictated to Gloria Hollister by William Beebe via telephone from the bathysphere dives of 1930, 1931, and 1932; correspondence concerning the bathysphere, 1929-1930, from John H. J. Butler's office at the...
Fonds — Multiple Containers
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...
- Names: Tee-Van, John X
- Bathysphere 2
- Scientific expeditions -- Bermuda Islands 2
- Scientific expeditions -- Tropics 2
- Zoological specimens -- Collection and preservation 2
- Birds -- Bermuda Islands 1
- Fishes -- Bermuda Islands 1
- Giant panda 1
- Invertebrates -- Catalogs and collections 1
- Invertebrates -- Identification 1
- Marine animals -- Bermuda Islands 1
- Oceanographic submersibles 1
- Scientific expeditions -- California, Gulf of (Mexico) 1
- Scientific expeditions -- Galapagos Islands 1
- Scientific expeditions -- Haiti 1
- Scientific expeditions -- Trinidad and Tobago 1
- Scientific expeditions -- Venezuela 1
- Submersibles 1
- Tropics -- Research 1
- Vertebrates -- Catalogs and collections 1
- Vertebrates -- Identification 1
- Wildlife conservation 1
- Zoo animals 1
- Zoos -- Administration 1 ∧ less