Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject HeadingsScope Note: Here are entered works on the protection of wildlife, as a matter of public policy. Works on methods of bringing wildlife populations to desired levels are entered under Wildlife management.
Found in 23 Collections and/or Records:
Abstract This collection contains incoming and outgoing correspondence from William T. Hornaday's tenure as founding President of the American Bison Society (ABS), scrapbooks and photograph albums regarding the ABS compiled by Hornaday, and two scrapbooks on bison and antelope censuses compiled by M. Hall McAllister. Also included are subject files, clippings, reference matter, and subscription lists for the Montana National Bison Herd, established in 1909, largely through Hornaday’s efforts.
Dates: 1905 - 1934
Abstract The American Committee for International Wild Life Protection (ACIWLP) was founded in 1930 by the Boone and Crockett Club for the purpose of promoting the conservation of wildlife in its original habitat and the protection of vanishing species of birds and mammals in all parts of the world except the United States. This collection, which spans from 1930 to 1962, reflects the regular administrative work of the Secretary and Assistant Secretary and includes correspondence and subject files...
Abstract This collection consists of incoming and outgoing correspondence, news clippings, and ephemera collected by William Temple Hornaday as first president of the Camp-Fire Club of America, 1903-1905, member of its Board of Governors, and chairman of the Club's Committee on Protective Legislation and Game Preserves beginning in 1909. Prominent individuals represented include C. J. "Buffalo" Jones and Ernest Thompson Seton. Also present are minutes from the first meeting of incorporation, membership...
Dates: 1903 - 1914
Abstract Charles Haskins Townsend served as the Director of the New York Aquarium (NYA) from 1902 to 1937. This collection includes correspondence and subject files during his tenure as Director, articles and reports on such subjects as Northern fur seals and Galapagos tortoises, whaling records that he used to create maps of whale distribution, and photographs he took during trips and expeditions to locations including the Bahamas, Canada, California, and Alaska.
Dates: 1885 - 1936
New York Zoological Park. Office of Director. William T. Hornaday and W. Reid Blair incoming correspondence and subject files
Abstract 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
Abstract 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...
Dates: 1895 - 1939
Abstract The Conservation Committee existed as a committee of the New York Zoological Society Board of Trustees between 1937 and 1949 and reconvened in 1969. The Committee was formed to oversee the wildlife conservation activities sponsored by the Society. This collection includes correspondence, account summaries, reports, and minutes from the first phase of the Committee's existence, 1937-1949, and comes from the records of the Committee's first two secretaries, W. Reid Blair and George E. Brewer Jr.
Dates: 1937 - 1949
New York Zoological Society Board of Trustees. Office of President. Madison Grant and W. Redmond Cross records
Abstract Madison Grant (1865-1937) was President of the New York Zoological Society from 1925 until his death in 1937. W. Redmond Cross (1874-1940) succeeded Grant in 1937 and served as President until his retirement in 1940. The bulk of this collection reflects the activities of Grant and Cross during their respective tenures as President. Among the subjects represented here are the Society's art gallery, wildlife conservation, and the Save the Redwoods League. The bulk of the records deal with...
Dates: 1906 - 1940
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
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