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Zoos

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 1 Collection or Record:

Parks Department records relating to the Zoo

 Collection
Identifier: 4400.006
Scope and Contents note The documents in this series are primarily correspondence between zoo workers, exotic animal suppliers, and zoo patrons. The dates range from 1951 to 1957 during which time James A. Walsh was deputy commissioner of the Boston Parks Department; therefore, the majority of correspondences are to or from him. During this time period, the park was in a period of expansion and many documents refer to the cost of purchasing animals as well as park supplies. A notable example of this is the file title...
Dates: 1947-1957 (bulk, 1951-1957)