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John Tee-Van records, 1939-1964.

Author: New York Zoological Society. Office of the General Director.; Wildlife Conservation Society Archives.
Edition/Format:   Archival material : English
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John Tee-Van (1897-1967) worked for the New York Zoological Society for 51 years, starting as Assistant Keeper of Birds in 1911 and working his way up to General Director of the New York Zoological Park and Aquarium in 1956, and General Director Emeritus in 1962. This collection consists of Tee-Van's papers relating to the Office of the General Director (1939-1962), his trip to China in 1941 to bring back two giant  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Archives
Named Person: William Beebe; Charles Cordier; Fairfield Osborn; David Fleay; Yngve H Olsen; John Tee-Van; William Beebe; Fairfield Osborn
Document Type: Archival Material
All Authors / Contributors: New York Zoological Society. Office of the General Director.; Wildlife Conservation Society Archives.
OCLC Number: 769137107
Notes: Wildlife Conservation Society Archives.
Description: 2.09 linear ft 2 cartons 4 flat boxes

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John Tee-Van (1897-1967) worked for the New York Zoological Society for 51 years, starting as Assistant Keeper of Birds in 1911 and working his way up to General Director of the New York Zoological Park and Aquarium in 1956, and General Director Emeritus in 1962. This collection consists of Tee-Van's papers relating to the Office of the General Director (1939-1962), his trip to China in 1941 to bring back two giant pandas, and the Zoo's proposed Conservation Exhibit (1942-1958). The collection consists of correspondence, speeches, administrative files, photographs (including color transparencies), news clippings, journals, datebooks, architectural proposals, and other ephemera. The collection also contains correspondence from William Beebe (Director, Department of Tropical Research) and Fairfield Osborn (President, New York Zoological Society).

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