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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 2: Perry W. Gilbert History, 1944-1992Add to your cart.
Personal history, Lerner Laboratory and memberships, biography, writings, memorials, initiatives, and organizations.
Box 1Add to your cart.
Folder 1: American Institute Fisheries, 1984, 1995Add to your cart.
Folder 2: Southern Association of Marine LibrariesAdd to your cart.
Folder 3: Plans, Lerner Marine Laboratory, 1962Add to your cart.
Folder 4: Lerner Marine Laboratory, 1962-1978, 1988Add to your cart.
Folder 5: Lerner Marine Laboratory, 1962-1978, 1988Add to your cart.
Box 2Add to your cart.
Folder 1: Perry W. Gilbert Chair in Shark Research, 1990 Biographical informationAdd to your cart.
Folder 2: Hueter on Perry W. Gilbert, 2001 Reprints, biographical informationAdd to your cart.
Folder 3: The Perry W. Gilbert Era, 1990 Personal correspondenceAdd to your cart.
Folder 4: Personal correspondence, 1971, 1977, 1978, 1987Add to your cart.
Folder 5: Personal correspondence, 1971, 1977, 1978, 1987Add to your cart.
Folder 6: Biographies, 1964, 1977, 1978, 1984 Biographical information, personal correspondenceAdd to your cart.
Folder 7: Who's Who in America Biographies written for: 1975 Shark conference, Orlando, FloridaAdd to your cart.
Folder 8: Retirement materials and articles, 1978Add to your cart.
Folder 9: Lecture materials, 1968, 1976, 1982Add to your cart.
Folder 10: Speech, "Basic and applied science", Cornell University, 1954Add to your cart.
Folder 11: Stationery, letterhead Perry W. Gilbert, Mote Marine LaboratoryAdd to your cart.
Folder 12: Visa and passport materialsAdd to your cart.
Folder 13: Dr. Perry W. Gilbert Memorial, 2000 Mote News, v. 45, 3 Fall 2000Add to your cart.
Folder 14: Security clearances and vaccinations, 1968Add to your cart.
Box 3Add to your cart.
Folder 1: Initiatives and organizations, 1968 10th anniversary of the Shark Research Panel, American Institute of Biological SciencesAdd to your cart.
Folder 2: Initiatives and organizations, 1986 Gulf initiativeAdd to your cart.
Folder 3: Initiatives and organizations, 1985-1986 Florida Department of Natural ResourcesAdd to your cart.
Folder 4: Initiatives and organizations, c.1986 Environmental Protection AgencyAdd to your cart.
Folder 5: Initiatives and organizations, 1986 Environmental Protection AgencyAdd to your cart.
Folder 6: Initiatives and organizations, 1968 Isles of Shoals, visitor informationAdd to your cart.
Folder 7: Initiatives and organizations, 1986 Rainwater Basin WetlandsAdd to your cart.
Box 4Add to your cart.
Folder 1: Shark Jaw Records, Stewart Springer correspondence, 1969 MiscellaneousAdd to your cart.
Folder 2: Shark victims Miscellaneous materialsAdd to your cart.
Folder 3: Shark literature Miscellaneous materialsAdd to your cart.
Folder 4: "The Shark People"Add to your cart.View associated digital content.
Folder 5: Stewart Springer 1990-1991 MiscellaneousAdd to your cart.
Folder 6: Notes, clippings on hazards, campaign for shark bites MiscellaneousAdd to your cart.
Folder 7: Notes, Remora, c.1969 Miscellaneous materialsAdd to your cart.
Folder 8: Tarpon data Miscellaneous materialsAdd to your cart.
Folder 9: Snook data Miscellaneous materialsAdd to your cart.
Folder 10: Brown pelican data, 1974-1977 Hewitt, Ollie, Mote Marine LaboratoryAdd to your cart.
Folder 11: Hurricanes, 1972-1989 News clippingsAdd to your cart.
Folder 12: Hurricanes prep Mote Marine LaboratoryAdd to your cart.
Folder 13: Black coral, Maui, c.1962 Jack Ackerman and Larry Windley, diver's photos, correspondence, 8"x10" b/w photoAdd to your cart.
Folder 14: Marine jewelry PfluegerAdd 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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