Animal Empire Collection
The Animal Empire collection consists of material found in the Dan Bender Zoo collection. The collection consists of movie posters, ads, trading cards, postcards, books, magazines and journals, related to Frank Buck (Frank Howard Buck (1884-1950), a renowned American hunter, animal collector, film director, actor author and producer. The collection also consists of 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. This collection was donated by Dan Bender and digitized and arranged by Amanda Wedge. The finding aid for the Dan Bender Zoo collection is available for download here. For more information or to schedule a research appointment, please Contact Us.
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.
Wild animal collecting
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