- [193-]-1966 (Creation)
Level of description
Extent and medium
27 postcards : b&w and col.
2.2 cm of textual records.
6 photographs : b&w.
1 board game.
Name of creator
Daniel E. Bender, born in 1973, is the Canada Research Chair in Cultural History and Analysis and a professor of history at the University of Toronto Scarborough (Toronto, ON). He is the author or editor of three books: Sweatshop USA: The American Sweatshop in Global an Historical Perspective (edited, 2003), Sweated Work, Weak Bodies: Anti-Sweatshop Campaigns and Languages of Labor (2004), and American Abyss: Savagery and Civilization in the Age of Industry (2009).
His articles have appeared in International Labor and Working-Class History, Radical History Review, Journal of Women's History, American Studies, and Journal of Social History.
He is currently working on a book length and digital project on the histories of zoos and the American empire, entitled "Animal Empire: Zoos and the American Exotic." He is the recipient of the UTSC Principal's Research Award (2009).
At UTSC, he teaches classes in American, food, and animal history and in the Intersections, Exchanges, and Encounters program.
Immediate source of acquisition or transfer
Content and structure area
Scope and content
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. The material is divided into five series:
- Frank Buck
- Chimpanzee performance
- Zoo Architecture and display
- Miscellaneous printed materials.
- Zoo photographs
Appraisal, destruction and scheduling
System of arrangement
Conditions of access and use area
Conditions governing access
Restrictions may be placed on material for preservation reasons.
Conditions governing reproduction
Copyright reside with the creator of the material. It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain permission to publish any part of the collection.
Language of material
Script of material
Language and script notes
Physical characteristics and technical requirements
File list available.
Generated finding aid
Allied materials area
Existence and location of originals
Existence and location of copies
Related units of description
Citation of the material should include the following elements:
University of Toronto Scarborough Library, Archives & Special Collections, Fonds/Collection title, Series Name - Box # File # - Item # (if applicable).
Subject access points
Place access points
Name access points
- Buck, Frank. (Subject)
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Dates of creation revision deletion
Entered by AT - January 2016.
Revised AT - September 2016 (Genre Access Points added)