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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 3: Mote Marine Laboratory History, 1961-1992Add to your cart.
Documentation of the history of Mote Marine Laboratory and the programs.
Box 1Add to your cart.
Folder 1: Proposal, Mote to Charlotte Harbor, c.1973Add to your cart.
Folder 2: Move to City Island, 1979-1988Add to your cart.
Folder 3: Plans for move from Placida to Siesta Key, c.1973Add to your cart.
Folder 4: Plans for Marine Science Center, 1979Add to your cart.
Folder 5: Shark research and advisory center at Mote Marine Laboratory, 1977 Correspondence, memos, news clippingsAdd to your cart.
Folder 6: Mote Marine Laboratory for shark research, 1990-1992 News clippings, articlesAdd to your cart.
Folder 7: Mote Marine Science Center plans, Siebert News clippings, articlesAdd to your cart.
Folder 8: Mote Marine Science Center dedication, October 18, 1980Add to your cart.
Folder 9: Mote Marine Science Center, Richard Rush Photos by Richard RushAdd to your cart.
Folder 10: Photos, Richard Rush StudiosAdd to your cart.
Folder 11: Mote Marine Science Center, Richard Rush StudiosAdd to your cart.
Box 2Add to your cart.
Folder 1: Organization, MML papers, sharks, birds, freshwater fish (Placida), 1969Add to your cart.
Folder 2: Environmental Assessment Division, proposal, statement, 1978-1982Add to your cart.
Folder 3: Organization, MML Mission statement, general overviewsAdd to your cart.
Folder 4: Current research at the Cape Haze Laboratory and Reports, 1955-1961Add to your cart.
Folder 5: Spring report, photos of Siesta Key Lab, June 1974Add to your cart.
Folder 6: Mote Marine Laboratory move, various options, 1975-1984 CorrespondenceAdd to your cart.
Folder 7: Pamphlet, Perry W. Gilbert Chair in Shark Research, 1999Add to your cart.
Folder 8: Mote Marine Laboratory, 1984Add to your cart.
Folder 9: Summaries of investigations and studies, Mote Marine Laboratory staff, 1969-1990Add to your cart.
Folder 10: Mote Marine Laboratory staff listings and organizations and structure, 1973-1983Add to your cart.
Folder 11: Perry W. Gilbert retirement, new position et al., c.1984Add to your cart.
Box 3Add to your cart.
Folder 1: Mote Marine Laboratory open house 30th anniversary, 1985 News clippingsAdd to your cart.
Folder 2: Mote Marine Laboratory Open house, 1985Add to your cart.
Folder 3: Senator Bob Graham Roast, 1993Add to your cart.
Folder 4: Pigeon Key, "The Island"Add to your cart.
Folder 5: Scientific Seminar Series, 1986Add to your cart.
Folder 6: Charlotte Harbor Studies, 1969-1970Add to your cart.
Folder 7: Jason Project, 1989-1990Add to your cart.
Folder 8: Jason Project, 1991Add to your cart.
Folder 9: Hearing and sound communication in fishes program, 1980Add to your cart.
Folder 10: Script for Mote Marine Laboratory film, 1994 Bob Blyer Business Video ProductionAdd to your cart.
Folder 11: Mote Marine Shark Center, 1960-1969Add to your cart.
Folder 12: Shark Tournaments, local clubs, 1974-1975Add to your cart.
Box 4Add to your cart.
Folder 1: Gilbert, Claire, Ward's Bulletin Fall A 77, v.17, 104Add to your cart.
Folder 2: Aerial photos, Midnight Pass, Siesta Key, 1965, 1967Add to your cart.
Folder 3: Story of a little labAdd to your cart.
Folder 4: A brief history of Mote Marine Laboratory, 1989Add to your cart.
Folder 5: 35th Anniversary Lecture Series, 1991Add to your cart.
Folder 6: Jason Project, 1989-1990, 1991Add to your cart.
Folder 7: Mote Research news, 1973-1974, 1981Add to your cart.
Folder 8: Press releases, newsletters, news clippings, 1973, 1977Add to your cart.
Folder 9: News clippings, 1968-1969, 1974-1975, 1977, 1988, 1991Add to your cart.
Folder 10: Red Tide, 1972-1975Add to your cart.
Folder 11: Red Tide, 1972-1975 News clippingsAdd to your cart.
Folder 12: Mote Marine Laboratory, The Perry Gilbert Era, 1967-1978Add 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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