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Perry W. Gilbert Collection

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Correspondence

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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


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[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 4: William R. Mote History, 1975-1978Add to your cart.
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Folder 1: Gold Medal Award International Oceanographic Foundation, William R. Mote, 1968Add to your cart.
Folder 2: Correspondence, 1980-1990Add to your cart.
Folder 3: Meeting notes, 1967-1985Add to your cart.
Folder 4: News clippings, 1978, 1987, 1990-1992, 1994Add to your cart.
Folder 5: Correspondence, 1967-1979Add to your cart.
Folder 6: Republic Carloading and Distribution Co., Inc. , William R. Mote, 1951Add to your cart.
Folder 7: Mote, Lenore, 1970, 1991-1992Add to your cart.
Folder 8: "Remembering a legend", 2000Add to your cart.
Folder 9: Rose, Betty Mote, 1981-1990, 1993Add to your cart.
Folder 10: RESTRICTED ITEMSAdd to your cart.

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[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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