Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:
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 Tropical Research. Oceanographic expeditions. General records
Abstract 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.
Abstract The collection holds of the records of the international programs of the New York Zoological Society (NYZS), with records relating to NYZS sponsorship of field research and wildlife conservation projects carried out from the 1970s to the early 1990s. These grants funded ecological studies of animals and regions, as well as projects promoting wildlife conservation education, conservation legislation, and the creation of protected areas. The bulk of the collection consists of correspondence...
Dates: Majority of material found within 1973 - 1989; 1962 - 1993
Abstract Robert Guestier Goelet served in several executive roles at the New York Zoological Society (NYZS), including President from 1971 to 1975. This collection includes material related to Annual Society and Members Meetings and international conservation programs and projects in Asia, Africa, and South America.
Dates: 1959 - 1972; Majority of material found within 1969 - 1972