Records, [ca. 1925-1943]


Records, [ca. 1925-1943]

Records from the office of Raymond L. Ditmars (1876-1942), Curator from 1901 to 1942 of the Department of Mammals and the Department of Reptiles, deal primarily with the reptile collection; included is correspondence with specialists, animal traders, and the interested public. Notable correspondents include C. Emerson Brown, Thomas Barbour, Madison Grant, Anthony R. Kuser, Henry Fairfield Osborn, and Gifford Pinchot.

ca. 2 linear ft.

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Pinchot, Gifford, 1865-1946 (person)

First director, United States Forest Service (1905). He changed the name of protected "forest preserves" to "national forests" and advocated a controversial "wise use" policy for the resources of the national forests, whereby a greater use of forest resources, such as tree harvests and grazing rights could be permitted. From the description of Correspondence, 1905-1945. (Denver Public Library). WorldCat record id: 40804560 Forester and governor of Pennsylvania. F...

Brown, C. Emerson. (person)

Ditmars, Raymond Lee, 1876-1942 (person)

Osborn, Henry Fairfield, 1857-1935 (person)

Paleontologist, professor of biology at Columbia University, President of Trustees 1908-1933, American Museum of Natural History vertebrate paleontologist. From the description of Henry Fairfield Osborn letter to W. Orton Tewson [manuscript], 1925 April 14. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 213468939 Henry Fairfield Osborn was a member of the Princeton class of 1877, one of the earliest graduates of the School of Science. He returned to Princeton in 1883 after gr...

Kuser, Anthony R. (Anthony Rudolph), 1862-1929 (person)

Barbour, Thomas S. (Thomas Seymour), 1853-1915 (person)

American naturalist. From the description of Letter, Boston, to Dr. Babcock, Beverly Farms. (Boston Athenaeum). WorldCat record id: 15173919 ...

Grant, Madison, 1865-1937 (person)

New York Zoological Park. Dept. of Reptiles. Office of Curator. (corporateBody)

New York Zoological Park. Dept. of Mammals. (corporateBody)