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New York Zoological Society Board of Trustees. Office of Secretary. Madison Grant records

 Fonds
Identifier: 1002
Abstract Madison Grant was the first Secretary to the Board of Managers (Trustees) of the New York Zoological Society. He became Secretary in 1895 and resigned in 1925 to assume the office of President of the New York Zoological Society. These records document a portion of the duties of the Secretary, including serving as member, ex-officio, of the Executive, Auditing, and Aquarium Committees and Scientific Council. Additionally, as Secretary, Grant maintained records about a variety of Society...
Dates: 1895-1905

New York Zoological Society Board of Trustees. Office of Secretary/Chairman of the Executive Committee. Madison Grant records

 Fonds
Identifier: 1003
Abstract This collection includes correspondence collected, received, and composed by Madison Grant during portions of his tenure as Secretary of the New York Zoological Society from 1895 to 1925 and as Chairman of the Executive Committee from 1909 to 1937. As Secretary, after 1897 Grant served as official correspondent of the Society and this collection includes his outgoing correspondence in that role. Also present is Grant's correspondence as Chairman and President of the Bronx River Parkway...
Dates: 1897 - 1912

New York Zoological Society. Center for Field Biology and Conservation records

 Fonds
Identifier: 4062
Abstract Collection contains records produced by the Center for Field Biology and Conservation, a department of the New York Zoological Society, as well as some records produced by its predecessor institution, the Institute for Animal Research and Behavior. From 1972 to 1979, the Center was responsible for managing the field research and conservation activities of staff researchers Roger Payne, George Schaller, and Thomas Struhsaker and their assistants. The collection includes records concerning...
Dates: 1962 - 1982; Majority of material found within 1969 - 1979

New York Zoological Society. Department of Animal Health. Office of Chief Veterinarian. Emil P. Dolensek, DVM records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 2025
Abstract Emil P. Dolensek, DVM (1941-1990), was the Chief Veterinarian for the New York Zoological Society from 1969 to 1990. This collection includes animal records (which are restricted), correspondence, reports, research notes, architectural diagrams, manuscripts, and a small number of photographs. The majority of records in this collection concentrate on the daily activities of the Department of Animal Health headed by Dr. Dolensek as Chief Veterinarian. Other records in the collection relate to the...
Dates: 1958-1998

New York Zoological Society. Department of Education. Audio-Visual Office records

 Fonds
Identifier: 2008
Abstract In the mid-to-late 20th century, audio-visual service functions at the New York Zoological Society (NYZS) were not centralized, but were instead performed by a variety of different departments, divisions, and individual staff members. NYZS's Department of Education played a significant role in the delivery of audio-visual services in the Society from the 1940s through the 1980s. By the 1940s the Department of Education's provision of audio-visual services included a visual aids service...
Dates: 1941 - 1981

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

 Fonds
Identifier: 2031
Abstract 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...
Dates: 1912, 1960-1978 (bulk 1974-1978)

New York Zoological Society. Department of Herpetology and Department of Mammalogy. Office of Curator. Raymond L. Ditmars records

 Fonds
Identifier: 1022
Abstract One of the Bronx Zoo's earliest staff members, Raymond L. Ditmars (1876-1942) served as Curator of Reptiles, Curator of Mammals and Reptiles, and Curator of Insects and Reptiles. These records deal primarily with his work in the Department of Herpetology. Included is correspondence with reptile specialists, animal traders, and the interested public. Notable correspondents include Thomas Barbour and Gifford Pinchot.
Dates: 1925 - 1940

New York Zoological Society. Department of Ornithology. Office of Curator. Joseph Bell, Donald Bruning, and Christine Sheppard records

 Fonds
Identifier: 2071
Abstract The collection holds the professional correspondence, department files, and subject files of Joseph Bell and Donald Bruning and the correspondence of Christine Sheppard. Bell's material documents his time as Curator of Ornithology and Chairman of Ornithology. Bruning held the position of Assistant Curator under Bell and became full Curator following Bell. Bruning also began work on bird conservation at New York Zoological Society. Sheppard was Assistant Curator and Associate Curator under...
Dates: 1952 - 1988; Majority of material found within 1970 - 1985

New York Zoological Society. Department of Ornithology. Office of Curator. William Beebe records

 Fonds
Identifier: 1008
Abstract William Beebe (1877-1962) was among the earliest of the curatorial staff of the Bronx Zoo, joining the Zoological Park in 1899 as Assistant Curator of Birds. He was Curator of Birds from 1902 through 1918, Honorary Curator of Birds from 1919 to 1962, and founding Director of the Department of Tropical Research. Portions of this collection, predating Beebe's tenure with the Zoological Park, include catalogs of birds collected and skinned, 1896-1897, and student course notes from lectures by...
Dates: Majority of material found within circa 1894-1932

New York Zoological Society. Department of Publications. Office of Curator. William Bridges records

 Fonds
Identifier: 2006
Abstract William Bridges (1901-1984) was appointed Editor and Curator of Publications of the New York Zoological Society in 1935 and Curator of Publications Emeritus in 1966. This collection consists of papers relating to the Department of Publications while headed by Elwin R. Sanborn (1901-1935) and William Bridges (1935-1966). The collection also contains correspondence, notes, research articles, typescripts, revisions, production notes, and page proofs pertaining to articles and books written by...
Dates: 1933-1977

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New York Zoological Society 37
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Hornaday, William T., (William Temple), 1854-1937 7
Blair, W. Reid, (William Reid), 1875- 5
Grant, Madison, 1865-1937 5
Conway, William, 1929- 4
New York Zoological Society. Ornithology Department 4
Tee-Van, John 4
Wildlife Conservation Society (New York, N.Y.). 4
Anable, Gloria Hollister 3
Bridges, William, 1901- 3
Coates, Christopher W. (Christopher William) 3
New York Zoological Society. Education Department 3
New York Zoological Society. Herpetology Department 3
New York Zoological Society. Mammalogy Department 3
New York Zoological Society. Osborn Laboratories of Marine Sciences 3
Nigrelli, Ross F., (Ross Franco), 1902-1989 3
Oliver, James A. (James Arthur), 1914-1981 3
Osborn, Fairfield, 1887-1969 3
Ruggieri, George D. 3
Crandall, Lee S., (Lee Saunders), 1887-1969 2
Crane, Jocelyn 2
Davall, Grace 2
Ditmars, Raymond Lee, 1876-1942 2
Gordon, Myron, 1899-1959 2
Griffis, Nixon 2
King, F. Wayne (Frederic Wayne), 1936- 2
Knobloch, Herbert J. 2
Montreuil, Paul L. 2
National Collection of Heads and Horns. 2
New York Aquarium. Fish Genetics Laboratory 2
New York Zoological Society. Board of Trustees. 2
Struhsaker, Thomas T. 2
Wildlife Conservation International (New York Zoological Society). 2
Wildlife Conservation Society (New York, N.Y.). Wildlife Survival Center (Saint Catherines Island, Ga.) 2
Albatross (Steamer) 1
American Association of Zoological Parks and Aquariums. 1
American Bison Society 1
American Committee for International Wild Life Protection 1
American Museum of Natural History 1
American Society of Ichthyologists and Herpetologists 1
Asaeda, Toshio, 1893-1968 1
Barbour, Thomas, 1884-1946 1
Barton, Otis 1
Bell, Joseph L. 1
Berkovits, Annette Libeskind 1
Boone and Crockett Club 1
Bostelmann, Else (Else Winkler von Röder), 1882-1961 1
Boyden, Douglas 1
Breder, Charles M. (Charles Marcus), 1897-1983 1
Brewer, George E., Jr. 1
Bruning, Donald F. 1
Bungay, Jewell 1
Butler, John H. J. 1
Camp-Fire Club of America. 1
Carr, Archie Fairly, 1945- 1
Chapman, Frank M., (Frank Michler), 1864-1945 1
Clark, Susan G., 1942- 1
Conservation Foundation 1
Cook, Robert Allen 1
Cooper, Isabel, 1892-1984 1
Cox and Stevens. 1
Creole Petroleum Corporation. 1
Cross, W. Redmond, (William Redmond) 1
Davis, Joseph Anthony, 1930- 1
Dickerman, Donald Horace, 1893- 1
Dolensek, Emil P. 1
Dunton, Sam C. 1
Elton, Charles S., (Charles Sutherland), 1900-1991 1
Fleming, Henry 1
Flynn, William S. 1
Franklin, Dwight 1
Garibaldi, Lou 1
Geske, E. J. (Erich John), 1873-1934 1
Goelet, Robert G. 1
Gosner, Kenneth L., 1925- 1
Grant, DeForest 1
Hartley, Rachel M. 1
Howes, Paul Griswold, 1892-1983 1
Hubbs, Carl L., (Carl Leavitt), 1894-1979 1
Institute for Research in Animal Behavior 1
International Union for the Conservation of Nature and Natural Resources 1
Jennings, Allyn R. 1
Jones, Charles Jesse, 1844-1919 1
Kallman, Klaus D. 1
Kemper, H. Doug, Jr., (Howard Doug) 1
Kibale Forest Reserve (Uganda) 1
La Farge, C. Grant, (Christopher Grant), 1862-1938 1
Lattis, Richard L. 1
Lewis, D. M., (Dale M.) 1
McAllister, M. Hall 1
McKew, John 1
Miller, Llewellyn 1
Mittermeier, Russell A. 1
New York World's Fair (1939-1940 : New York, N.Y.) 1
New York World's Fair (1964-1965 : New York, N.Y.) 1
New York Zoological Society. Animal Health Department 1
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