T. Donald Carter memorabilia collection
Scope and Content Note
The T. Donald Carter Memorabilia Collection includes items from his time in the Army during World War I and other materials relating to his international travels.
Access Conditions and Restrictions Note
Requests to use the collection should be made in advance to the Senior Special Collections Librarian, who may be contacted at 212-769-5420 or at [email protected]
T. Donald Carter was a zoologist at the American Museum of Natural History: research assistant 1920- and assistant curator 1944-1960, AMNH Dept. of Mammalogy. T. Donald Carter played an important role in the development of the Asian, African, and North American Halls. Carter was assistant at the New York Zoological Society, 1913-1916. He served in the U.S. Army during World War I, and spent a year with the Pigeon Service of the Signal Corps. After his retirement in 1960, Carter raised wild ducks and other birds at his 136-acre home in Kinnelon, N.J., near Boonton.
1 Linear Foot (1 box)
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Source of Acquistion Note
Gift of Patricia Ammon Kissinger, 1991.
Physical Description Note
The collection consists of small books and pamphlets, a metal mirror, bound volumes, a wallet, map, and metal army tags.
- T. Donald Carter memorabilia collection, undated
- Richard T. Fischer
- May 2011
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- Language of description note
- This collection was made available as part of a project funded by the Council on Library and Information Resources, 2011-2012.
- Edition statement
- Information for this finding aid expanded on the original catalog record written by Ann Herendeen, 2004.
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