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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 expedition illustrations and related visual materials

 Collection
Identifier: 1039
Abstract Throughout its history, the New York Zoological Society’s Department of Tropical Research employed artists to illustrate the specimens they observed and collected during their expeditions. Artists participated in the expeditions and collaborated closely with DTR scientists to create their illustrations. This collection includes around 2,000 color and black-and-white illustrations of living and non-living specimens created by these field artists between 1916 and 1953. Among the artists are...

New York Zoological Society. Department of Tropical Research. General records

 Fonds
Identifier: 1005A
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. Antares and Hardi Biaou records

 Fonds
Identifier: 1005H
Overview The New York Zoological Society's Department of Tropical Research collected data on marine life among the Leeward and Grenadine Islands from the yacht Antares during 1932. The following year, DTR Director William Beebe and other staff returned to the West Indies aboard the Antares. In 1936, the DTR gathered material during a West Indian cruise aboard the yacht Hardi Biaou. The records in this...

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. General records

 Fonds
Identifier: 1005E
Overview This collection derives from many of the oceanographic expeditions of the Department of Tropical Research, between 1923 and 1957, led by William Beebe. It includes records created during the DTR's explorations in the depth of the sea with the submersible diving bell, the bathysphere. Documentation and disposition of marine specimens is a major topic. Study materials and miscellaneous correspondence are also included, with pediculates and other deep-sea fishes among the prominent subjects.

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. Research Associate. Gloria Hollister Anable papers

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Identifier: 1006
Overview Gloria Hollister Anable, nee Gloria Hollister, was a naturalist and ichthyologist who, from 1928-1941, was employed as a Research Associate under Dr. William Beebe in the New York Zoological Society’s Department of Tropical Research. As a Research Assistant, she specialized in preparing ichthyological specimens, and she developed a new technique for preparing fish specimens in which the skin and internal organs of the fish were made transparent, rendering their skeletons far more useful for...

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.

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New York Zoological Society 38
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Beebe, William, 1877-1962 16
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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
New York Zoological Society. Osborn Laboratories of Marine Sciences 4
Osborn, Fairfield, 1887-1969 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
Nigrelli, Ross F., (Ross Franco), 1902-1989 3
Oliver, James A. (James Arthur), 1914-1981 3
Ruggieri, George D. 3
Conservation Foundation 2
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
Institute for Research in Animal Behavior 2
International Union for the Conservation of Nature and Natural Resources 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
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. 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
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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