Collection 008 - Dan Bender Zoo collection

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Dan Bender Zoo collection

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CA UTSC 008

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  • [193-]-1966 (Creation)

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27 postcards : b&w and col.
2.2 cm of textual records.
6 photographs : b&w.
6 posters.
5 books.
4 objects
1 board game.

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Name of creator

(b. 1973-)

Biographical history

Daniel E. Bender, born in 1973, is the Canada Research Chair in Cultural History and Analysis and a professor of history at the University of Toronto Scarborough (Toronto, ON). He is the author or editor of three books: Sweatshop USA: The American Sweatshop in Global an Historical Perspective (edited, 2003), Sweated Work, Weak Bodies: Anti-Sweatshop Campaigns and Languages of Labor (2004), and American Abyss: Savagery and Civilization in the Age of Industry (2009).

His articles have appeared in International Labor and Working-Class History, Radical History Review, Journal of Women's History, American Studies, and Journal of Social History.

He is currently working on a book length and digital project on the histories of zoos and the American empire, entitled "Animal Empire: Zoos and the American Exotic." He is the recipient of the UTSC Principal's Research Award (2009).

At UTSC, he teaches classes in American, food, and animal history and in the Intersections, Exchanges, and Encounters program.

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Scope and content

The collection consists of movie posters, ads, trading cards, postcards, books, magazines, journals, related to Frank Buck (Frank Howard Buck (1884-1950), a renowned American hunter, animal collector, film director, actor author and producer, material related to zoo displays and architecture, catalogues and books related to zoo and animal collecting, photographs off various zoo related animals found in different parts of America and a board game. The material is divided into five series:
1. Frank Buck
2. Chimpanzee performance
3. Zoo Architecture and display
4. Miscellaneous printed materials.
5. Zoo photographs

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Restrictions may be placed on material for preservation reasons.

Terms governing use, reproduction, and publication

Copyright reside with the creator of the material. It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain permission to publish any part of the collection.

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File list available.

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2013-001

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dan-bender-zoo-collection

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Revised

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Partial

Dates of creation, revision and deletion

Entered by Amanda Tomé, January 2016.

Language of description

  • English

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