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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...
New York Zoological Park. Office of Director. William T. Hornaday and W. Reid Blair incoming correspondence and subject files
Overview 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
Overview 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...
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...
Overview The collection contains the records of William G. Conway, General Director and President of the New York Zoological Society (which became the Wildlife Conservation Society) and Ornithology Curator and Director of the Society’s Bronx Zoo. During his 43 years at the Society, Conway oversaw the growth of the organization’s international conservation programs, a wave of development at the Bronx Zoo and the New York Aquarium, the acquisition of the Wildlife Survival Center on Saint Catherines...
- Subject: Zoo exhibits X
- New York Zoological Park 4
- Blair, W. Reid, (William Reid), 1875- 2
- Hornaday, William T., (William Temple), 1854-1937 2
- American Association of Zoological Parks and Aquariums. 1
- Beebe, William, 1877-1962 1
- Breder, Charles M. (Charles Marcus), 1897-1983 1
- Coates, Christopher W. (Christopher William) 1
- Conservation Foundation 1
- Conway, William, 1929- 1
- Crandall, Lee S., (Lee Saunders), 1887-1969 1
- Ditmars, Raymond Lee, 1876-1942 1
- Gordon, Myron, 1899-1959 1
- Grant, Madison, 1865-1937 1
- Institute for Research in Animal Behavior 1
- International Union for the Conservation of Nature and Natural Resources 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 Zoological Society. City Zoos Project. 1
- New York Zoological Society. Conservation Committee 1
- New York Zoological Society. Department of Tropical Research 1
- New York Zoological Society. Osborn Laboratories of Marine Sciences 1
- Osborn, Fairfield, 1887-1969 1
- Osborn, Henry Fairfield, 1857-1935 1
- Wildlife Conservation International (New York Zoological Society). 1
- Wildlife Conservation Society (New York, N.Y.). 1
- Wildlife Conservation Society (New York, N.Y.). International Program. 1
- Wildlife Conservation Society (New York, N.Y.). Wildlife Survival Center (Saint Catherines Island, Ga.) 1 ∧ less