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New York Zoological Society. Department Of Education. National Collection Of Heads And Horns records.

 Fonds
Identifier: 2031
Overview The National Collection of Heads and Horns was established by Bronx Zoo Director William T. Hornaday and New York Zoological Society (NYZS) Secretary Madison Grant in 1906. The Heads and Horns Museum building was opened in 1922. By the early 1970s, the collection was closed and the building was being used for other purposes. The collection primarily contains correspondence and inventories documenting the attempts of the Society to transfer specimens from the National Collection of Heads and...

New York Zoological Society. Department of Tropical Research additional records

 Collection
Identifier: 1016
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...

New York Zoological Society. Department of Tropical Research. Oceanographic expeditions. Bermuda records

 Fonds
Identifier: 1005J
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...

New York Zoological Society. Department of Tropical Research. Oceanographic expeditions. Noma and Arcturus records

 Fonds
Identifier: 1005F
Overview The bulk of this collection consists of records created by the Department of Tropical Research, under the direction of William Beebe, during their investigation of the Sargasso Sea, Humboldt Current, and Hudson Gorge, aboard the Arcturus. Records include the logbook of the steamship, dredging records, haul summaries, outlines and field notes on fishes, data on deep-sea fauna, and background notes for published studies. Additionally, this collection holds some...

New York Zoological Society. Department of Tropical Research. Oceanographic expeditions. Zaca records

 Fonds
Identifier: 1005G
Overview The New York Zoological Society's Department of Tropical Research, led by William Beebe, used the diesel schooner Zaca for two expeditions, the first in 1936 in the Gulf of California, and the second in 1937-1938 in the Eastern Pacific. These records include station data, dredging and net haul records, vertebrate catalogs, miscellaneous correspondence, and data on invertebrates, fishes, and fish stomach examinations.

New York Zoological Society. Department of Tropical Research. Terrestrial expeditions. British Guiana and Venezuela records

 Fonds
Identifier: 1005B
Overview These records document ecological studies undertaken by the Department of Tropical Research in British Guiana and Venezuela between 1916 and 1924. Chiefly represented are field and anatomical data on more than 400 species of birds, and research and manuscript materials on the fishes of Kartabo, British Guiana. Additional records document the ecology and invertebrates of Kartabo and amphibians, reptiles, and mammals observed in British Guiana and Venezuela.

New York Zoological Society. Department of Tropical Research. Terrestrial expeditions. Simla Station, Trinidad records

 Fonds
Identifier: 1005D
Overview This collection consists of handwritten and typed notes and field observations, primarily by William Beebe, during the New York Zoological Society's Department of Tropical Research studies at Simla Station, Trinidad, between 1949 and 1961.