Zoos -- Administration
Found in 14 Collections and/or Records:
New York Zoological Park. Office of Director. William T. Hornaday and W. Reid Blair incoming correspondence and subject files
New York Zoological Park. Office of Director. William T. Hornaday and W. Reid Blair outgoing correspondence
New York Zoological Park. Office of General Curator and General Curator Emeritus. Lee S. Crandall records and papers
New York Zoological Park. Offices of Director and Department of Herpetology Curator. James A. Oliver records
New York Zoological Society Board of Trustees. Office of Secretary/Chairman of the Executive Committee. Madison Grant records
New York Zoological Society. Department Of Education. National Collection Of Heads And Horns records.
New York Zoological Society. Departments of Birds and Mammals. Office of Assistant Curator. Grace Davall records
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.
Harold Cornelius Palmer joined the staff of the New York Zoological Society (NYZS) in 1961 and held the position of Assistant Secretary for the Society from 1968 to 1979. This collection contains correspondence between Palmer and people and organizations related to NYZS while he was Assistant Secretary.