Zoos -- Educational aspects
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:
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. Departments of Birds and Mammals. Office of Assistant Curator. Grace Davall records
Abstract Collection contains correspondence and subject files kept by Grace Davall, who served first as a secretary at the Bronx Zoo from 1923-1952 and as then the Zoo’s Assistant Curator for Birds and Mammals from 1952-1970. It includes correspondence between Davall and the public and records pertaining to the acquisition and transport of zoo animals, including legal aspects. Also included are records pertaining to the offspring of Dacca, the zoo’s long-lived female tiger.
Dates: 1938 - 1973
Abstract During his career at NYZS, F. Wayne King held positions as Curator of Herpetology, Chairman of Educational Programs, Director of Conservation and Environmental Education, Director of Conservation, and Director of Zoology. This collection contains the correspondence, subject files, and administrative files of F. Wayne King’s work at NYZS.
Dates: 1960 - 1980; Majority of material found within 1973 - 1979
Abstract In the 1960s and 1970s, the New York Zoological Society’s Education Department developed several significant educational programs and increased its outreach to public schools. During this period of time, Herbert J. Knobloch, Richard L. Lattis, James W. Waddick, and Annette Berkovits served as Curators and Assistant Curators of the department.The collection consists of materials created by the Education Department from 1967 to 1980, including correspondence and educational activities...
Dates: 1967 - 1982