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An alphabetical listing of all known guidebooks published by collections in North America.

Recent changes to this page: Dec 2011 - date correction for The Great New York Aquarium.

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Cover Date Comments Code
MAGNETIC HILL ZOO
Moncton, New Brunswick
Ring-tailed lemur dr. 1990s ?
f?
" 1995 ca. 2nd edition bf?
MARINE WORLD AFRICA USA
Vallejo, California   1968 -
White tiger 1988 "20th animal-versary" Y
Flamingoes 1989/90
E
Killer whale leaping 1990 ca.
bc
Keeper and elephant at sunset 1990/91 #
b
Killer whale leaping 1991/92 #
bc
Sharks dr. 1992
h
Anniversary logo, etc. 1993/94 # "25th animal-versary" Eb
Killer whales (2) 1995/96 #
bc
Koala 1996/97 #
Many
Keeper and tiger 1997/98 #
Ebh
Rollercoaster, etc. 1999
Zbh
Killer whale leaping plus four photo inserts 2000
ch
MARINELAND OF FLORIDA
St. Augustine, Florida   1938 -
Dolphin being fed 1940 ©
ch
" 1941 ©
Afh
" 1946 ©
Zh
Leaping dolphin 1948 ©
Eb
" 1950 ©
h
Trainer feeding dolphin 1951 © "Marine Studios Marineland-Florida" Zb
" 1951 © "Marineland® Guide to Marine Studios, Marineland, Florida" CZb
Trainer feeding three dolphins 1965 ca.
bh
Diver feeding fish 1960s L
Many
Various fish, dolphin with calf dr. 1970s
Eb
MARINELAND OF THE PACIFIC
Rancho Palos Verdes, California   1954 - 1987
Tropical reef scene dr. 1954 ©
Zh
Tropical fish dr. 1955 ©
Ezf
Tropical reef scene dr. 1959 ©
CZh
Moorish idols, butterfly fish, lion fish dr. 1962
Nb
" 1964
bh
False killer whale show 1966
b
Coral fishes dr. 1969
bf
Killer whale jumping out of water 1973
Zb
" 1980 © Hanna-Barbera Zf
Killer whale, dolphin, sealion, walrus dr. 1984 ©
Many
Various sea creatures 1986
EZb
THE MARYLAND ZOO IN BALTIMORE
Baltimore, Maryland   1876 -
Map of zoo 1956 ©
Many
MAUI OCEAN CENTER
Wailuku, Hawaii
Loggerhead turtle and visitors 2004 ©   A
" 2006
h
MAX ALLEN'S ZOO WORLD and ZOOLOGICAL GARDEN
Elden, Missouri
Earth surrounded by five animals dr. 1990 ca.
c
MEMPHIS ZOO
Memphis, Tennessee   1906 -
Zoo entrance plus insets 1940 "Through these gates..." b
Chimpanzee 1950 ca.
b
Lion cub on lion sculpture 1980s ?
Many
MESKER PARK ZOO & BOTANIC GARDEN
Evansville, Indiana   1929 -
Lions and zebras 1960 ca.
b
Mexico City: ZOOLÓGICO DE CHAPULTEPEC
Mexico City, Mexico   1923 -
Giraffes 1965 ca. 66pp. b
Green macaw 1998 # 75th Anniversary edition b
MIAMI METRO ZOO
Miami, Florida   1948 -
Fig parrots (2) 1980s "Wings of Asia Bird Guide" c
MIAMI PARROT JUNGLE
Miami, Florida   1936 -
6 macaws plus flamingos 1965 ca.
Zb
2 macaws plus flamingos 1970s ? + German and Spanish versions AEbh
MIAMI RARE BIRD FARM
Miami, Florida   CLOSED
Macaws dr. 1960s
E
MIAMI SEAQUARIUM
Miami, Florida   1955 -
Shark, dolphins and diver dr. 1958 # "Sea Wonders of the World" b
Trainer (in red) and leaping dolphin 1960s E
Many
Trainer (in red and white) and leaping dolphin 1965 ca.
Many
Two leaping dolphins 1970s E
Ebh
Trainer with killer whale 1970s
E
Leaping killer whale "Lolita" 1970s L "A Wometco Attraction" Many
Leaping killer whale 1970s L "A Wometco Attraction... Where every day is family day" Many
Leaping killer whale 2000 ca. "Wait till you see..." Eb
MILL MOUNTAIN ZOO
Roanoke, Virginia   1952 -
Zoo entrance 1954
b
MILWAUKEE COUNTY ZOO
Milwaukee, Wisconsin   1958 -
Text only 1925 # Zoo guidebook and annual report c
Polar bear with cub 1950
EUbf
Gorilla eating grapes 1967 ©
Many
Crowned pigeon, bongo and pike 1970 ©
Many
Outline of zebras dr. 1972
bh
" 1973 © 3rd edition Many
" 1975 © 4th edition Many
" 1977 © 5th edition Many
White tiger 1985 ca.
Many
Arctic wolf 1988 ca.
Many
Polar bear with cub 1991 # 1st ed. (also misprint) Many
MINNESOTA ZOO
Apple Valley, Minnesota   1978 -
Tiger 1978 #
Many
Beluga, seahorse, beaver etc. 1986 ©
Many
Amur leopard 1993 ©
Many
Tiger in snow 2003 "Celebrating 25 Wild Years" b
MISSISSIPPI RIVER MUSEUM & AQUARIUM
Dubuque, Iowa
Paddlefish and gars 2005 # Red top on front cover c
" 2006 # Green top on front cover (slight changes) c
Frog 2007 #
c
MONTEREY BAY AQUARIUM
Monterey, California   1984 -
Kelp tank with diver 1985 ©
Many
" 1985 © Map and center pages differ c+?
Sea otter and starfish 1992 ©
Many
Sunfish 1996 ©
bch
Kelp plus inset of sea otter 1999 © +German and Spanish versions bch
Sea otter and 4 small photos 2002 © "Field Guide" + Spanish version EfhK
" 2004 © "The Insider's Guide" + Spanish version Ef
Sea otter 2005 "The Insider's Guide" (2002 ©) fh
Montreal: BIOSPHERE DE MONTREAL
Montreal, Quebec
View of Japanese garden, macaw, butterfly and the galaxy 1993
b
" 1999
Ef
Montreal: JARDIN DES MERVEILLES
Montreal, Quebec   1957 - 1989
Animals with ark dr. 1959
bf
Children and castle 1980
f
MOODY GARDENS
Galveston, Texas   1993 -
Rainforest building 1998 © Guide to The Rainforest Many
MOOSE JAW WILD ANIMAL PARK
Moose Jaw, Saskatchewan   1929 - 1995
Indian smoking pipe and lion dr. 1960s
E
MOTE AQUARIUM
Sarasota, Florida
Sharks 2002 ©
Abc
MYSTIC AQUARIUM
Mystic, Connecticut
Line drawings (fish etc. ) on brown background 1974 "A Little Book About Us" b
Line drawings (fish etc.) on dark blue background 1980 ©
Zb
Sharks and visitors 1986 ©
Zbc
Seal 1993
bc
Building 1999 ©
Ebh
NAPLES ZOO AT CARIBBEAN GARDENS
Naples, Florida   1969 -
Jungle Larry with performing tiger 1970
Ef
NATIONAL AQUARIUM IN BALTIMORE
Baltimore, Maryland   1981 -
Diver with net 1970s
A
Clown fish 1981 #
c
Aquarium building 1986 ©
Many
" 1990 ©
CEb
" 1990s L
c
Aquarium building at night 2000 ca.
Zb
Various animals on black background 2008 "Accessibility guide" h
Jellyfish 2009 "Accessibility guide" h
National Zoo Park - see Washington: THE NATIONAL ZOO PARK
NATURAL BRIDGE WILDLIFE RANCH
San Antonio, Texas
Zebras 2006 ca.
Abc
NATURAL BRIDGE WILDLIFE RANCH
Virginia 1972 -
Head of white tiger 2010 Explore-Dream-Discover, Interactive-Educational, Visitor’s Guide
Ab
NAVAJO ZOO
Window Rock, Arizona
Unknown ? By Curtis Erachie ~
NEW ENGLAND AQUARIUM
Boston, Massachusetts   1969 -
Green and blue waves 1969
bf
Wave dr. 1972 4th edition ch
" 1975
Ebh
Interior view and penguins 1985 ca. Exhibit guide Cec
" 1980s Exhibit guide (many changes) c
Green turtle 1980s L
c
School of jacks plus inset of turtle 1994 ca.
b
Green turtle 1998 30th anniversary EZh
New Jersey State Aquarium - see ADVENTURE AQUARIUM
New Orleans Zoo - see AUDUBON ZOO
New York: THE GREAT NEW YORK AQUARIUM
New York, New York   1876 - 1882?
Shell, turtles and crocodiles, two fish 1876 ca.

b
NEW YORK AQUARIUM (BATTERY PARK)
New York, New York   1896 - 1941
? 1899
~
Aquarium building, etc. dr. 1900 ©
b
Seahorses dr. 1919 #
Many
" 1925 # 2nd edition cfh
" 1929 # 3rd edition Many
" 1937 # Revised edition Many
NEW YORK AQUARIUM (CONEY ISLAND)
New York, New York   1957 -
Fish in coral reef dr. 1957 ©
Ebch
Lionfish 1970 # Guide to the animals of the aquarium ch
New York Zoological Park - see BRONX ZOO
NEWPORT AQUARIUM
Newport, Kentucky
Shark, penguins, yellow fish 1999
bc
Shark cartoon dr. 2002 ca. Junior Biologist guide Zc
Niagara Falls Aquarium - see AQUARIUM OF NIAGARA FALLS
NORTH CAROLINA AQUARIUMS
Manteo/Atlantic Beach/Kure Beach, North Carolina   1976 -
Moray eel 1993
bch
Girl looking at fish (square cut-out) 2006 "We're expanding" b
NORTH CAROLINA ZOO
Asheboro, North Carolina   1974 -
Zebras dr. 1980s ca.
c
Zebras and crowned crane 1990
Many
Ocelot eyes 2000
Many
NORTHWEST TREK
Tacoma, Washington   1975 -
White-tailed deer 1976 "A Naturalist's Guide to Northwest Trek" bf
Elk 1986 ©
EUbh
Wolf 1999 ca.
bc
Ocean Journey - see DOWNTOWN AQUARIUM
OKLAHOMA AQUARIUM
Jenks, Oklahoma
Various fish with building in background 2004 ©
Eb
OKLAHOMA CITY ZOO
Oklahoma City, Oklahoma   1904 -
Asian elephant 'Luna' 1931 #
~
Asian elephant 'Judy' 1951
Ub
Animated animals and children 1960
Ub
Lion's head dr. 1978
c
Giraffe, tiger, Asian elephant 2006 ca. Now & Then ACch
OMAHA'S HENRY DOORLY ZOO
Omaha, Nebraska   1894 -
White tiger 1983
CEUb
ONTARIO ZOOLOGICAL PARK
Wasaga Beach, Ontario
Patas monkeys 1970s
bf
OREGON COAST AQUARIUM
Newport, Oregon
Fish, hermit crab, starfish 1992 1st edition bch
Moon jellyfish 1998 ca.
bc
OREGON ZOO
Portland, Oregon   1887 -
Fallow deer 1946 "Animals Alive!" b
Elephant and calf dr. 1960s
c
Lion 1960 ca.
C
Tree of Life dr. 1963 ca.
Many
Bears and train 1960s
U
Overton Park Zoo - see MEMPHIS ZOO
PACIFIC BEACH HOTEL
Honolulu, Hawaii
View of hotel from water 1986
f
PACIFIC UNDERSEA GARDENS
Newport, Oregon
Boat and three small photos ?
c
PANAEWA RAINFOREST ZOO
Hilo, Hawaii
Monkey holding up a leaf dr. 1980s
cf
Yellow binder 1980s
f
PARADISE PARK
Honolulu, Hawaii   1968 - 1994
Orchid and birds 1979
Ebfh
PHILADELPHIA ZOO
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania   1874 -
Animal engravings 1875 # 1st edition ~
" 1876 # 2nd edition Y
Kookaburras dr. 1883 # 3rd edition E
" 1886 # 4th edition ~
Bison 1892 # 5th edition X
? ? 6th edition ~
Pronghorn 1892 # 7th ed. revised c
California condor ? 8th edition ~
Clouded leopard 1905 # 9th edition ~
Lion-tailed macaque 1906 # 10th edition ~
" 1907 # 11th edition ~
Raccoon dog 1908 # 12th edition b
Clouded leopard 1909 ? 13th edition ~
Camels 1913 # 14th edition f
Lioness and cub 1918 # 15th edition h
Lion 1921 # 16th edition N
Indian rhino dr. 1923 # 17th edition Y
" 1925 # 18th edition Many
Five lion cubs 1929 "Souvenir" f
Tiger in undergrowth 1929 "Animal Habits" fh
Young gorilla head dr. 1935 "Handy Pocket Guide" Ebh
Springbok dr. 1938
Nbfh
Big cats dr. 1939 2nd edition UYfh
Elephants dr. 1941 © 3rd edition Many
Bald eagle dr. 1943 © 4th edition h
Zebras dr. 1944 © 5th edition Cbh
Tiger dr. 1946 © 6th edition Many
Asian elephant, zebra, tiger, toucan, snake dr. 1949 © 7th edition Ch
Orang-utan dr. 1949 © 7th ed. Diamond jubilee (1874-1949) Ebh
Lion and cub dr. 1950 © 8th edition Many
Mandrill dr. 1953 © 9th edition Many
Children with goat and deer dr. 1953 © 9th ed. Same content as Mandrill version Many
Indian rhinos dr. 1953 © 9th ed. (updated 1957) Cbfh
Tigers 1964 ©
CE
" 1967 # 2nd printing Many
" 1969 # 3rd printing Many
" 1971 # 4th printing Nbh
" 1974 # 5th printing Many
" 1976 # 6th printing Uh
" 1980 # 7th printing Ebfh
" 1984 # 8th printing Many
Leopard head 1988
f
Bill Donaldson 1989 © President's guide book CEbh
Koala 1991 #
Many
Orang-utan face 1993 95th anniversary issue f
White lion 1993 # 2nd edition Ebh
Lion cub and white lion cub 1995 # 3rd edition Many
Gorilla 1999 ©
Many
Hippos 1919 © Souvenir guide (photos) CYb
Lion cubs 1929 Souvenir guide (photos) E
Impala sculpture 1988 Art and architecture CEb
Animal tracks 1983 "Highlights of the Philadelphia Zoo, A Self-guided Tour" bf
Title and graphics 1983 "A Walking Guide to Penns’ Woodland Trail" b
Elephant seal and keeper 1985 ca. "An Animal Garden in Fairmount Park" b
Tiger face
2011
62 pp.
Ab

PHOENIX ZOO
Phoenix, Arizona   1962 -
Zebra pattern and drawing 1963 ca. 72 pp. b
Tiger cubs 1981 ©
Many
Maned wolf 1989 ©
E
PITTSBURGH ZOO & PPG AQUARIUM
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania   1898 -
Polar bears dr. 1902
b
Bear 1940
b
Giraffe 1942
Zbh
Rhino and cheetah 1946
U
Lion and zebras 1950 ©
Eh
Leopard 1988 ©
Many
Orang-utan 1993 ©
Many
POINT DEFIANCE ZOO & AQUARIUM
Tacoma, Washington   1905 -
Various sealife photos 1968
bcf
Shark and fishes dr. ? "A Guide to Discovery Reef Aquarium" Zc
POPCORN PARK ZOO
Forked River, New Jersey   1977 -
Lion, jaguar, bobcat, etc. 1990s
C
Portland Zoo - see OREGON ZOO
POTTER PARK ZOO
Linsing, Michigan   1917 -
Rhino graphic 1992
h
Lion 1995 75th anniversary edition Z
QUEBEC AQUARIUM
Quebec, Quebec
White fish in water dr. 1965
b
Piranhas 1984
b
Quebec: JARDIN ZOOLOGIQUE DE QUEBEC
Quebec, Quebec   1931 -
Tiger & squirrel dr. 1956
f
Lion roaring 1959
b
Zebra dr. 1966 #
f
" 1969 # 7th edition Cb
" 1972 # 8th edition YZ
Cormorants dr. 1973 #
b
View of windmill and tree porcupine 1974 # 10th edition E
Bald eagle 1976
E
Crowned crane, raccoon, Carolina duck 1983 #
CEbf
Rapid City: REPTILE GARDENS
Rapid City, South Dakota   1937 -
Orchid and boy riding a tortoise 1989
bc
Leaf-tailed gecko 2002 ca.
Many
RIPLEY'S AQUARIUM AT MYRTLE BEACH
Myrtle Beach, South Carolina
Shark tunnel walkway 2000 ca.
Zb
Various sharks and sea life 2003 ©
AZh
RIPLEY'S AQUARIUM OF THE SMOKIES
Gatlinburg, Tennessee
Shark and various sea life 2000 ©
Z
" 2003
bch
" 2006 © Photos updated Abch
RIVERBANKS ZOO
Columbia, South Carolina   1974 -
People silhouettes ? Self-guided tour c
RIVERDALE ZOO
Toronto, Ontario   1887 - 1972
Zebra dr. 1970s
f
RIO GRANDE ZOO
Albuquerque, New Mexico
Elephant, tiger, donkey dr. 1980s
f
Roeding Park Zoo - see FRESNO CHAFFEE ZOO
ROGER WILLIAMS PARK ZOO
Providence, Rhode Island   1872 -
Plain white with red text 1897 # Guide to the park with much about the zoo c
Tropical America 1980s Field guide to exhibits f
Polar bear dr. 1993 #
bcf
ROLLING RIDGE RANCH ANIMAL PARK
Millersburg, Ohio    1996 -
Buffalo 2011 # 31pp. Ab
ROOSEVELT PARK ZOO
Minot, North Dakota
Zoo logo
2002

Z
ROSS ALLEN'S REPTILE INSTITUTE
Silver Springs, Florida   1929 - 1970s
Ross Allen milking a rattlesnake 1950s
E


Key to the listings:

Dates Abbreviations
© Copyright date as printed in the guidebook f/c Front cover
# A certain date as printed in the guidebook or based on other information i/f/c Inside front cover
ca. An estimated date based on guidebook contents or other information b/c Back cover
E/M/L A rough estimate of early, mid or late within a decade i/b/c Inside back cover
    c/p Centre pages

The column headed "code" allows us to locate copies: for example Paul Murphy is represented by the letter A and the Bartlett Society's own archive is represented by an asterisk.

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