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Perry W. Gilbert Collection

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Correspondence

Perry W. Gilbert History

Mote Marine Laboratory History

William R. Mote History

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Perry W. Gilbert Collection, 1944-1992 | Mote Marine Laboratory

By Erin Mahaney and Gail Donovan

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Collection Overview

Title: Perry W. Gilbert Collection, 1944-1992Add to your cart.View associated digital content.

Predominant Dates:1967-1978

Primary Creator: Gilbert, Perry W. (1912-2000)

Extent: 16.0 Linear Feet

Arrangement:

Series 1: Correspondence, Alphabetical

Series 2: PWG History, Chronological

Series 3: Mote Marine Laboratory, Chronological

Series 4: William R. Mote History, Chronological

Series 5: Photographs, Alphabetical

Series 6: Reprints and Publications, Chronological

Subjects: AIBS Shark Research Panel, Benchley, Peter, Breder, Charles M. (Charles Marcus) Jr, 1897-1983, Bridges, Lloyd, Cape Haze Marine Laboratory (Cape Haze, Fla.), Carpenter, M. Scott (Malcolm Scott), 1925-, Clark, Eugenie, Cornell University, Cousteau, Jacques, 1910-1997, Earle, Sylvia A., 1935-, Estevez, Ernest D., Gilbert, Perry W., Lerner Marine Laboratory (Bimini, Bahamas), Mote, Lenore, Office of the U S Naval Shark Research Panel, Rose, Betty Mote, Sarasota (Fla.), Scripps Institution of Oceanography Associates, sharks, United States -- Office of Naval Research, Woods Hole (Massachusetts), World War II

Languages: English

Scope and Contents of the Materials

The collection includes Dr. Gilbert’s published papers, articles, and books; correspondence with other researchers, the U.S. Navy and legendary figures e.g. Lloyd Bridges, Peter Benchley, and Jacques-Yves Cousteau; documents on the development of shark repellents and the expansion of Mote; and photographs of sharks and other sea life.

Collection Historical Note

Perry W. Gilbert was a Cornell University professor, noted shark researcher and Mote Marine Laboratory Director from 1967-1978. The materials cover 1944-1992 and contain fascinating information on shark investigations and the development of Mote as a major center for shark and marine research. The collection includes Dr. Gilbert's published papers, articles, and books; correspondence with other researchers, the U.S. Navy and legendary figures e.g. Lloyd Bridges, Peter Benchley, and Jacques- Yves Cousteau; documents on the development of shark repellents and the expansion of Mote; and photographs of sharks and other sea life. Through his years of teaching and research in comparative anatomy he influenced thousands of students and an entire field of biological science. During his career he was involved with the Lerner Marine Laboratory in the Bahamas, Mt. Desert island Biological Laboratory in mainethe Marine Biological Laboratory in Woods Hole, massachusetts, the Scripps Institution of Oceanography in California and various laboratories in hawaii, the South Seas, Australia, South Africa, and Japan.

Biographical Note

Dr. Perry W. Gilbert was a former Cornell University professor, internationally known shark researcher, and Mote Marine Laboratory director (1967-1978). In 1957 he was chosen to head the Navy’s Shark Research Panel and, as a result, organized and coordinated shark research programs around the world for 13 years. In his many years of scholarship and research he wrote over 150 articles and edited two books that are still utilized by shark researchers today.

Subject/Index Terms

AIBS Shark Research Panel
Benchley, Peter
Breder, Charles M. (Charles Marcus) Jr, 1897-1983
Bridges, Lloyd
Cape Haze Marine Laboratory (Cape Haze, Fla.)
Carpenter, M. Scott (Malcolm Scott), 1925-
Clark, Eugenie
Cornell University
Cousteau, Jacques, 1910-1997
Earle, Sylvia A., 1935-
Estevez, Ernest D.
Gilbert, Perry W.
Lerner Marine Laboratory (Bimini, Bahamas)
Mote, Lenore
Office of the U S Naval Shark Research Panel
Rose, Betty Mote
Sarasota (Fla.)
Scripps Institution of Oceanography Associates
sharks
United States -- Office of Naval Research
Woods Hole (Massachusetts)
World War II

Administrative Information

Repository: Mote Marine Laboratory

Access Restrictions: Open to public.

Use Restrictions:

Copyright by Mote Marine Laboratory, Sarasota, Florida. It is permitted to use materials on this site for non-commercial educational and personal purposes. You may copy these materials for classroom and personal use, so long as the copies contain all applicable copyright and trademark notices.

For all other uses, please contact the Arthur Vining Davis Library @ (941) 388-4441 ext.333

Other URL: https://dspace.mote.org/dspace/handle/2075/2932


Box and Folder Listing


Browse by Series:

[Series 1: Correspondence, 1944-1992],
[Series 2: Perry W. Gilbert History, 1944-1992],
[Series 3: Mote Marine Laboratory History, 1961-1992],
[Series 4: William R. Mote History, 1975-1978],
[Series 5: Photographs, 1944-1992],
[Series 6: Reprints, and publications, 1954-1991],
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Series 1: Correspondence, 1944-1992Add to your cart.
Notables include: Robert Ballard, Lloyd Bridges, Scott Carpenter, Eugenie Clark, Jacques Cousteau, Sylvia Earle, Richard Ellis Ernest Estevez, Jane Goodall, Robert Hueter, Robert Johnson, Jeffrey Lincer, Carl Luer, Kumar Mahadevan, Richard Pierce, Stewart Springer, William Taft, William Tavolga, Albert Tester, Seymour Zigma among others.
Box 1Add to your cart.
Folder 1: Angelotti, Dick MML Board member news clippingsAdd to your cart.
Folder 2: Ballard, Robert, CorrespondenceAdd to your cart.
Folder 3: Ballard, Dr. Robert D. News clippingsAdd to your cart.
Folder 4: Benchley, Peter CorrespondenceAdd to your cart.
Folder 5: Benchley, Peter News clippingsAdd to your cart.
Folder 6: Boatman, Joseph Shark research, staff MMLAdd to your cart.
Folder 7: Bridges, Lloyd Correspondence, news clippingsAdd to your cart.
Folder 8: Brown, Theo, 1966-1973 Australian shark research sonicAdd to your cart.
Folder 9: Brown, Theo, 1966-1973 Sonic approach to shark repellantsAdd to your cart.
Folder 10: Brown, Theo, 1966-1973 CorrespondenceAdd to your cart.
Folder 11: Brown, Theo, 1966-1973 CorrespondenceAdd to your cart.
Folder 12: Brown, Theo, 1966-1973 News clippingsAdd to your cart.
Box 2Add to your cart.
Folder 1: Carpenter, Scott, 1965-1995 Correspondence, news clippingsAdd to your cart.View associated digital content.
Folder 2: Caldwell, David K., 1969 Correspondence, photos, (3) b/w, 8"x10" photos of shark, Marineland, FloridaAdd to your cart.
Folder 3: Casey, John, 1974-1984 Correspondence, NOAA shark taggingAdd to your cart.
Folder 4: Casey, John, 1974-1984 News clippings, reprintsAdd to your cart.
Folder 5: Clark, Arthur C. Correspondence, news clippingsAdd to your cart.
Folder 6: Clark, Eugenie CorrespondenceAdd to your cart.
Folder 7: Clark, Eugenie, 1986, 1989, 1993 LecturesAdd to your cart.
Folder 8: Clark, Eugenie News clippings, reprintsAdd to your cart.
Folder 9: Cornell Newsletter, 2001 Cornell newsletter, Perry W. GilbertAdd to your cart.
Folder 10: Cousteau, Jacques Jean Michel CorrespondenceAdd to your cart.
Folder 11: Cousteau, Jacques Jean Michel News clippingsAdd to your cart.
Box 3Add to your cart.
Folder 1: Crooke, C.F. Correspondence, Shark RodeoAdd to your cart.
Folder 2: Crooke, C.F. Correspondence, news clippings, Shark RodeoAdd to your cart.
Folder 3: Earle, Sylvia CorrespondenceAdd to your cart.
Folder 4: Earle, Sylvia News clippings, reprintsAdd to your cart.
Folder 5: Ellis, Richard CorrespondenceAdd to your cart.
Folder 6: Ellis, Richard Correspondence, news clippingsAdd to your cart.
Folder 7: Estevez, Ernest D. CorrespondenceAdd to your cart.
Folder 8: Goodall, Jane Correspondence, news clippingsAdd to your cart.
Folder 9: Hamilton, William Jr. ObituaryAdd to your cart.
Folder 10: Heller, John Correspondence, Professor of Interdisciplinary Studies N. E. InstituteAdd to your cart.
Box 4Add to your cart.
Folder 1: Holderman, Susan Correspondence, staffAdd to your cart.
Folder 2: Hueter, Robert Correspondence, staffAdd to your cart.
Folder 3: Iwai, Tamotsu CorrespondenceAdd to your cart.
Folder 4: Johnson, Senator Robert CorrespondenceAdd to your cart.
Folder 5: Johnson, Senator Robert News clippingsAdd to your cart.
Folder 6: Lincer, Jefferey L. Correspondence, news clippings, staffAdd to your cart.
Folder 7: Lott, Cindy Correspondence, news clippings, Rockskippa from the Red SeaAdd to your cart.
Folder 8: Luer, Carl Correspondence, news clippingsAdd to your cart.
Folder 9: Mahadevan, Kumar CorrespondenceAdd to your cart.
Folder 10: Malick, Donald Correspondence, news clippingsAdd to your cart.
Folder 11: Martin, Frederic Correspondence, clippings, Shoals Lab, Hawaii, Pacific sailingAdd to your cart.
Folder 12: Pale, Electa CorrespondenceAdd to your cart.
Folder 13: Pale, Electa Correspondence, news clippingsAdd to your cart.
Box 5Add to your cart.
Folder 1: Pierce, Richard Correspondence, reprintsAdd to your cart.
Folder 2: Roberts, Elliot, 1969, 1970-1971 Explorer's journalAdd to your cart.
Folder 3: Rush, Richard CorrespondenceAdd to your cart.
Folder 4: Rutledge, Richard Correspondence, news clippingsAdd to your cart.
Folder 5: Shaw, Alan and Jane Shaw (Vols) Correspondence, news clippings, reprintAdd to your cart.
Folder 6: Skocik, Regina Correspondence, Author of Sharks around us, International Oceanographic FoundationAdd to your cart.
Folder 7: Springer, Stewart, 1978-1980 International Shark Attack Files, moving to MML 1980, Vergie Springer and Victor Tom SpringerAdd to your cart.
Folder 8: Springer, Stewart, 1989-1991 Vergie, Chris, and Victor SpringerAdd to your cart.
Folder 9: Taft, William CorrespondenceAdd to your cart.
Folder 10: Taft, William Resignation publicityAdd to your cart.
Folder 11: Taft, William Resignation publicityAdd to your cart.
Folder 12: Taylor, Ron and Valerie, 1981 Shark bite materials, publications, correspondence, photosAdd to your cart.
Box 6Add to your cart.
Folder 1: Tester, Albert Correspondence, news clippingsAdd to your cart.
Folder 2: Tiffany, William CorrespondenceAdd to your cart.
Folder 3: Tiffany, William CorrespondenceAdd to your cart.
Folder 4: Vanderbilt, William CorrespondenceAdd to your cart.
Folder 5: Walther, Mina CorrespondenceAdd to your cart.
Folder 6: Wells, Randall News clippings, reports, correspondence, staffAdd to your cart.
Folder 7: Winson, Elizabeth Thames and Hudson London Publisher Ltd.Add to your cart.
Folder 8: Wourms, John Correspondence, reprints, Dept. of Pathology, McGill UniversityAdd to your cart.
Folder 9: Zigma, Seymour CorrespondenceAdd to your cart.
Folder 10: Zigma, Seymour Reprints, news clippingsAdd to your cart.

Browse by Series:

[Series 1: Correspondence, 1944-1992],
[Series 2: Perry W. Gilbert History, 1944-1992],
[Series 3: Mote Marine Laboratory History, 1961-1992],
[Series 4: William R. Mote History, 1975-1978],
[Series 5: Photographs, 1944-1992],
[Series 6: Reprints, and publications, 1954-1991],
[All]


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