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

Recent changes to this page: Dec 2011 - added Walnut Creek 2010.
                                                         July 2015 - Toronto guides updated, St Augustine Alligator Farm 2013 added, San Diego Zoo 2007, 2011, 2012, 2013 added. San Diego Zoo Safari Park 2013/2014 added
                                                         November 2015 - San Diego Zoo 2015 added

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Cover Date Comments Code
SACRAMENTO ZOO
Sacramento, California   1915 -
Elephant and visitors dr. 1952 #
bh
Orangutan 2000 Endangered Species guide U
ST. AUGUSTINE ALLIGATOR FARM ZOOLOGICAL PARK
St. Augustine, Florida   1893 -
Photo taken of women in alligator pit
1952 ©
Z
Leather bound style - two stamps on cover2013 K
St. Felicien: ZOO ST-FELICIEN
St. Felicien, Quebec
Timber wolves 1997 # 1st edition Many
Moose 2006
f
SAINT LOUIS ZOO
Saint Louis, Missouri   1890 -
Unknown 1881 # Previous site ~
Lion 1922
UX
Lion and monkey up tree dr. 1926 1st edition Many
Golden image of lion 1926 © 2nd edition Many
Polar bears 1937 ©
UYbh
Gorilla 1939
Ub
Giant pandas 1941
EUfh
" 1942 3rd ed. 2nd printing c
" 1943 4th edition b
" 1944
h
Giraffe with 7 smaller pictures 1946 ©
Many
Nyala dr. 1949 ©
Many
" 1950 ©
bfh
" 1950s
AENU
Chimp, gorilla and hornbill 1953 ©
Many
Gorilla 1956 ©
Many
" 1956 © Updated 1958 Many
Giraffes 1960 ©
Many
" 1961
Uh
Penguins 1964
Uh
Children with young elephant 1964 ©
Many
Flamingos in walk-through aviary 1968 ©
CUbf
" 1969 ©
Eh
Visitors in children's zoo 1970
ch
" 1971 ©
CZh
12 views including hippo, tiger etc. 1972
EUfh
African elephant 1973 ©
Ub
" 1974 © Revised edition Ah
" 1976 © Revised edition Many
Cheetah 1980s
CEbf
Young cheetahs 1990 ©
Many
Tiger 1995 ©
Many
Along the river's edge 2002 "Journey of Discovery" E
SALISBURY ZOO
Salisbury, Maryland   1954 -
Sandhill cranes 1974 #
CEb
SALMONIER NATURE PARK
Holyrood, Newfoundland
Lynx dr. 1983 Teaching guide f
SAN ANTONIO ZOO
San Antonio, Texas   1914 -
Leopard dr. 1934
b
Sealion balancing ball dr. 1940s
E+?
Sealion balancing word 'zoo' in a ball dr. 1940s Green top/red bottom E+?
" 1940s Red top/blue bottom E+?
SAN DIEGO WILD ANIMAL PARK
Escondido, California   1972 -
White rhinos 1972 © Red writing Many
" 1972 © Blue writing Many
" 1972 © Yellow writing Many
" 1973
Ezbf
White rhino with calf 1975 ©
CEUf
" 1977 ©
AU
" 1979 ©
Many
Sumatran tiger 1985 ©
Many
" 1990 © 2nd edition Many
" 1991 ©
Euf
" 1994 © 8th edition Many
White rhinos 2000 1st ed. + hardback version Many
African animals 1985 Mammal identification guide E
Visitors in truck photographing giraffes 1990 # "Photo Caravan Species Guide" bc
Visitors in truck photographing white rhinos 1992 # " ch
Giraffe under the acacia tree dr. 1997 Heart of Africa guide bfh
" 2000 " CEZb
" 2004 © " Many
Condor dr. 2000 Condor ridge guide Many
" 2004 " Abch
Lion Face2013/2014 "San Diego Zoo Safari Park"K
SAN DIEGO ZOO
San Diego, California   1916 -
Bear dr. 1927
c
Giraffe 1944 1st ed. 25 cents Many
" 1944 © 1st ed. 35 cents Many
" 1947 © 2nd ed. 50 cents Many
" 1947 3rd ed. 50 cents ZE
Young Gorillas 1947 © 4th ed. 50 cents Many
Sun bear up a tree 1947 5th edition Many
Koala 1947 © 6th edition Many
King vulture 1956 ©
bch
Emerald tree boas 1956 ©
Many
" 1957 ©
ENh
King Vulture 1957
U
Hippo and calf 1957 ©
CEh
Ape enclosure and visitors/Bear exhibits and bus 1959
EU?bh
Flamingoes 1959
AUh
Okapi and calf 1962 ©
Many
Tigers 1966 ©
Many
Orangutan 1969
AUZh
Koala 1970 © F/c Flowers; White top Many
Koala 1970 © F/c No flowers; White top Many
" 1972 © White top Many
" 1975 © 3rd edition Ch
Koala 1976 © 4th ed. Brown top Many
Koala 1976 © 5th ed. Brown top Many
Koala 1978 © 6th ed. Brown cover Many
" 1978 © 6th ed. Red cover Many
" 1983
ESU
Koala and baby 1983 © Green frame Cbfh
" 1983 © Brown frame (possible also in red) Many
" 1986 75th anniversary N
" 1987
Eh
" 1988 6th edition EUbh
" 1990 7th ed. 75th anniversary Ubh
" 1991 © 8th edition Many
" 1994 9th edition Many
Giant panda 1997 © 9th edition Many
" 2000 © 1st printing. + hardback version Many
" 2007 Welcome guide Zh
Antelope at sunset, giant pandas, etc. 2006 "Souvenir Photo Book" bc
Giant Panda2007 Many
Asian Elephant2011 Elephant odyssey Many
Giant Panda face2012 Panda TrekMany
Collage of different animals2013 Many
Giant Panda and cub2015 Many
Koala, Asian elephant, flamingos, orang-utan 1967 © Unofficial guide Many
Grevy's zebras and koalas 1970s E " Many
Koalas, giraffe, flamingo, orangutan 1977 © " Z
SAN FRANCISCO ZOO
San Francisco, California   1889 -
8 small photos - giraffe, chimp, swan, etc. 1948 © Henri Strand Publisher Ubh
" 1956 © The Craftsman Press b
Giraffe and graphics 1955
Zbch
Lion cubs 1960
b
Zebra dr. 1964
U
Tiger 1969 ca.
Many
Snow leopard 1974
Many
SANTA BARBARA ZOO
Santa Barbara, California   1963 -
Red panda, toucan and alligator 1985 ©
Many
SASKATOON FORESTRY FARM PARK & ZOO
Saskatoon, Saskatchewan
Stylised design 1990s
AEbf
SEA LIFE AQUARIUM
Legoland, Carlsbad   2008 -
Beech with small crab
2009 ca.
b
SEA LIFE AQUARIUM
Tempe, Phoenix, Arizona   2010 -
Sharks over clown fish 2010 #

b
SEA LIFE PARK
Waimanalo, Hawaii   1964 -
False killer whale leaping in front of ship 1960s L
cf
General view - whale show 1970s
b
Young girl riding false killer whale 1973
c
Young girl riding pilot whale 1975
f
Young girl and dolphin 1975 ©
Ebf
Young girl and dolphin 1988
c
SEA WORLD
General guides   1964 -
View of park from entrance 1972 ©
Zbh
Killer whale leaping 1975 ©
Zh
" 1976 ©
bf
" 1978 ©
bc
" 1979 ©
bf
Three killer whales leaping over rope 1980 ©
bcfh
Killer whale vertical 1983 ©
ACEb
" 1986 ©
Many
Diver and killer whale 1989
f
Killer whale leaping before crowd 1997
Ebfh
" 1998 Loose map dated 1998 A
" 1999 © "Adventure Parks" + Spanish Many
Killer whale leaping before yellow slash 2002 ca. "Adventure Parks" Many
Killer whale doing back flip 2000s L "Adventure Parks" Many
SEA WORLD OHIO
Cleveland, Ohio   1970 - 2007
Three small photos ?
c
Trainer riding killer whale 1971 © "This is Sea World" b
Diver and killer whale 1989
c
Killer whale leaping 1991
c
Mini submersible 2000
Z
Killer whale doing back flip 2008
Ac
SEA WORLD ORLANDO
Orlando, Florida   1973 -
Diver and killer whale 1989 ©
Many
" 1993 ©
Many
SEA WORLD SAN DIEGO
San Diego, California   1964 -
Killer whale and view of park 1966 ©
Z
Trainer riding killer whale 1970
bch
View of park from entrance 1972 ©
f
Killer whale leaping 1983
h
" 1986
h
Fireworks and some small photos 1988 # 25th anniversary c
Diver and killer whale 1989
h
" 1993
E
Killer whale, 2 lads 2005
NY
SEA WORLD SAN ANTONIO
San Antonio, Texas   1988 -
Garden of flags 1986
b
Diver and killer whale 1989
c
SEALAND OF THE PACIFIC
Victoria, British Columbia   1967 - 1991
7 small colour pictures including albino killer whale 1972 ca. 36pp. E(Abf)?
" 1970s Updated map E(Abf)?
Killer whale jumping out of water 1978 ca. 36pp. b
Killer whales (three heads sticking out of the water) 1980s 32pp. ACb
Killer whale 1980s
E
Killer whale (trainer kissing) 1980s Training and care f
Killer whale (trainer hand shake) 1980s " f
SEASIDE AQUARIUM
Seaside, Oregon
Sea anemones ?
c
SEATTLE AQUARIUM
Pier 56, Seattle, Washington   1962 - prior to 1975
Grouper 1965 ca.
bh
SEATTLE AQUARIUM
Pier 59, Seattle, Washington   1977 -
Underwater dome exhibit 1981 © 1st printing Zbh
Sea Otter 1994 ©
Many
Seattle Zoo - see WOODLAND PARK ZOO
SEDGWICK COUNTY ZOO
Wichita, Kansas   1971 -
Lion 1980 ca. "Window to the Wild World" c
Giraffes dr. 1980 ca.
Nbf
SENECA PARK ZOO
Rochester, New York   1894 -
Child’s drawing of lion in cage 1950s
fh
SHARK REEF AT MANDALAY BAY
Las Vegas, Nevada
Compass logo 2005 ca. Passport guide Enbf
Shedd Aquarium - see JOHN G. SHEDD AQUARIUM
SILVER SPRINGS
Silver Springs, Florida
Boat on water 1987
E
Six Flags Discovery Kingdom - see MARINE WORLD AFRICA USA
SOUTH CAROLINA AQUARIUM
Charleston, South Carolina   2000 -
Inside of building 1990s E
c
Main hall of aquarium 2002
bf
STANLEY PARK ZOO
Vancouver, British Columbia   1888 - 1997
Diana monkey 1960s General park guide with a section on the zoo Many
Butterfly 1974 © " Aeb
STATEN ISLAND ZOO
New York, New York   1936 -
Crowds with keeper behind barrier 1950s
f
Tiger dr. 1966
b
Buildings 1960s L
EZf
STEINHART AQUARIUM
San Francisco, California   1923 -
Moorish idol dr. 1947 # Guide to California Academy of Science A
Angel fish 1963 " f
Antelope diorama 1973 " bf
Killer whale sculpture 1981 " bc
Feather pattern 1987 " Ab
Stephen Birch Aquarium - see BIRCH AQUARIUM
STORYLAND VALLEY
Edmonton, Alberta
Entrance 1960s
f
Swope Park Zoo - see KANSAS CITY ZOO
TAMPA'S LOWRY PARK ZOO
Tampa, Florida   1930s -
Manatees 1992 1st edition Many
TENNESSEE AQUARIUM
Chattanooga, Tennessee   1992 -
Aquarium building at night 1992 © "Commemorative Guide" EYZb
Aquarium building at night 2000 "Commemorative Book" CZbh
Aquarium building 2006 "Commemorative Book" ACbh
Sculptures 1992 "River Scenes at the Tennessee Aquarium" bc
Texas Safari & Game Farm - see INTERNATIONAL WILDLIFE PARK
TEXAS STATE AQUARIUM
Corpus Christi, Texas
Diver 1990 "Exhibit Guide" (includes Spanish edition) bch
Aquarium logo ?
Z
Bottle-nosed dolphin 2003 ©
Many
THE WILDS
Cumberland, Ohio
Binoculars and map topography 2005 ca. Safari Tour Field Guide Z
TOLEDO ZOO
Toledo, Ohio   1900 -
Lion dr. 1927 # 2nd annual report and zoo guidebook c
" 1928 # 3rd annual report and zoo guidebook c
" 1929
h
Young girl and goat 1948 ©
Z
Ariel photo of zoo 1949 Memorial guide Ub
Bear with two cubs 1950s
U
Camel head dr. 1952 ©
CEh
Tiger head dr. 1954 ©
ENh
Young chimp with stuffed animal 1956 ©
Zh
Kodiak bear 1960
UZh
Kangaroo dr. 1962
~
Giraffe's head 1960s E
c
Tiger roaring 1963 # 50th anniversary ch
Peacock 1966 ca.
CUh
Lion 1960s
f
Gorilla 1960s
fh
Grevy's zebra 1970s
Many
Brown bear and cubs 1970s
c
Various photos including cheetahs, rhino etc. 1980s
EUbh
Koala 1994 ©
Many
Giant panda 1988
Eb
Polar bear underwater 2000 "1900-2000" Ebh
Reptile house dr. 1934 # Reptile house guide Many
Thomas Kean New Jersey Aquarium - see ADVENTURE AQUARIUM
TOPEKA ZOOLOGICAL PARK
Topeka, Kansas   1933 -
Young gorilla 1971
Many
Rainforest building 1974 Tropical rainforest exhibit Many
TORONTO ZOO
Toronto, Ontario   1974 -
Wolf, tiger, giraffe, etc. 1977 ©
Cf
Cheetah 1979 ©
b
Snowy owl 1980 ©
CE
Meerkats 1981 ©
Ef
Polar bears in water 1982 ©
Ceb
African elephant and calf 1983 ©
Many
White tiger head 1984 ©
Ebf
Gorilla head 1985 ©
ACEf
Giant Panda 1986 © Special edition? b
Jaguars 1987 ©
Many
Golden lion Tamarin 1989 ©
Many
"1990 © K
Polar bears in water 1990 "Wild & Wonderful" cf
Orang-utans, polar bear, tigers, etc. plus insets 2004 © 1st edition Many
African elephant, polar bear, gorilla etc. 2004 © 2nd edition CEK
African Savannah 1998 # "Visitor's Guide" (poor quality leaflet-style booklet) Ybf
Giraffes 1999 # " Cb
Indian rhino and calf 2000 # " CEf
Gorilla 2001 # " Ef
Tiger, polar bear, koala, etc. 2002 # " C
Komodo dragon, orang-utans, polar bear cub, etc. 2003 # " C
View of "Zellers Discovery Zone" plus insets 2004 # " ACEf
Various scenes 2005 # " AE
"2006#2006 added to the coverK
TULSA ZOO & LIVING MUSEUM
Tulsa, Oklahoma   1927 -
"Tulsa Zoological Park Information Manual" 1983 #
b
"Tulsa Zoo & Living Museum Information Manual" 1994 #
b
Tiger 1998
bch
TURTLE BACK ZOO
West Orange, New Jersey
Goat standing on turtle and children dr. 1964 "The Things they do at Turtle Back Zoo" b
Tuxtla Gutierrez: ZOOLÓGICO MIGUÉL ÁLVAREZ DEL TORO
Tuxtla_Gutierrez, Mexico
Chiapas state plus guan dr. 1980 ca. 127pp. b
Animal tracks against Chiapas state map dr. 1997 ca. 94pp. b
UNDERSEA GARDENS
Victoria, British Columbia
Rough drawing of sealife and waves ?
Z
Cartoon fish with circle and arrows 1965 ca.
Eyf
Diver & wolf eel dr. 1960s
fh
Orange fish, sideways mars sign 1970s
bf
Octopus and diver 1980s
Ebf
Floating structure with various photos inset 1990s Middle photo: shop (EZbf)?c
" 1990s Middle photo: octopus (EZbf)?c
UNDERWATER ADVENTURES AQUARIUM
Bloomington, Minnesota
Film reel of sealife photos running across shark 2006 ca. "Underwater Tour Guide" bc
Underwater World - see AQUARIUM OF THE BAY
UTAH'S HOGLE ZOO
Salt Lake City, Utah   1912 -
Giraffe dr. 1970 Colouring / Guide Book f
Polar Bear 1980s
Many
UTICA ZOO
Utica, New York   1914 -
Alpaca 1968 ca.
Yb
Tiger 1973
b
Polar bear 1984
bf
VANCOUVER AQUARIUM
Vancouver, British Columbia   1956 -
Sea life dr. 1956 # 1st issue, inside b/c frog Ebf
" 1961 # Revised, inside b/c frog bf
" 1960s No date, inside b/c horned toad Z
" 1960s No date, inside b/c monitor Ef
" 1963 # Revised, Inside b/c monitor f
Anemone 1970s
Ef
6 pictures in the shape of a 's' 1970s ?
b
Killer whale jumping out of water 1970s M
c
Grouper 1981 ca. "The Inside Story" Many
Killer whale, beluga, spectacled caiman, etc. 1985 ca.
CEf
Killer whales (x2) jumping out of water 1986 ca. Max Bell b
Killer whales (x2) jumping out of water 1988 ca.
bCN
Killer whale in rocky exhibit 1997 ©
AEc
Belugas viewed underwater 1990s
AEbf
VIRGINIA ZOO
Norfolk, Virginia   1900 -
Title and logo 1972 ca.
bcf
Veracruz: ACUARIO DE VERACRUZ
Veracruz, Mexico
Shark 1996 "Dive Into The Deep Sea" English and Spanish versions b
WAIKIKI AQUARIUM
Honolulu, Hawaii
Octopus' arm 1980 ca.
bc
Various fish and invertebrates dr. 1987 ©
Many
Child and sharks 1999 "Window on the Sea" bc
WAIMEA FALLS PARK
Haleiwa, Hawaii
Girl in costume by waterfall 1985
f
WALNUT CREEK 'THE FARM'
Amish County, Ohio
Boy pulling himself up on a fence with cattle behind 2010 # Stock includes oryx, waterbuck, zebra etc. Ab
WARNER BROTHERS JUNGLE HABITAT
West Milford, New Jersey   1972 - 1976
Tiger seen through the car window 1972 ©
b
Lion seen through the car window 1974 ca.

b
Washington Park Zoo - see OREGON ZOO
Washington: THE NATIONAL ZOO PARK
Washington, DC   1889 -
Hippo and calf 1920 #
Many
Leopard 1923 # 2nd edition ACbh
Tiger 1941 # "Zoo's Who" c
Lion dr. 1946 ©
Zbch
Asian elephant calves with keeper 1951 ©
Aefh
" 1953 © 2nd edition Many
Group of 4 elephants 1959 "Souvenir View Book" Many
Owls 1961 # "Zoo's Who" c
White tiger 1976 # Zoo Book Many
Giant pandas 1982 ©
Many
Giant pandas 1982 © Updated ca.1986 Many
Giant panda 1989 ©
Many
Giant panda 1989 © 100th anniversary on cover Eb
Map 1953 Narrative guide by Marvin Jones E
Orangutan 1981 "Great Ape House Guide" f
Flying grasshopper 1985 ca. "The Insect Zoo" bc
WEST EDMONTON SHOPPING MALL
Edmonton, Alberta
Pool, dolphin, ship 1990
f
View of pool 2000s
f
Centre guide including sections on aquarium and dolphinarium ?
E
WEST VIRGINIA ZOO
Hurricane, West Virginia
Standing bear dr. ?
c
Yellow background with state outline ? Stapled paper booklet Z
WHITE OAK CONSERVATION CENTER
Yulee, Florida
Okapi 1992 © Leaflet style Many
White River Park Zoo - see INDIANAPOLIS ZOO
WILDLIFE PRAIRIE STATE PARK
Hanna City, Illinois
American bison 1986
Z
American bison (circular cut-out) 1990
b
WILDLIFE WORLD ZOO
Litchfield Park, Arizona   1965 -
Tiger 2000 ca.
Many
William Land Zoo - see SACRAMENTO ZOO
Winnipeg Zoo - see ASSINIBOINE PARK ZOO
WINSTON WILDLIFE SAFARI
Winston, Oregon
Brown bears 1992
h
" 1993
h
Giraffes, red car 1998
f
WOODLAND PARK ZOO
Seattle, Washington
Lion tamarins ? "Endangered Species Self-guided Tour" c
African savannah dr. ? "Savanna Safari Self-guided Tour" c
Elephant ? "A Guide to the Elephant Forest" c
Native American art dr. 1956 © "Who's Who at the Zoo" Many
White deer 1972
Ebfh
Giraffes and Damara zebras 1995 ©
Many
Siamangs 1996 "Plant Guide" bc
WOODWARD'S GARDENS
San Francisco, California   1866 - 1891
Unknown 1873
X
General view with Sea lion pool 1870s 83 pp. 'b'
General view with Street car 1880 87 pp. ~
WORLD OF ANIMALS
Mesquite, Texas   CLOSED
Giraffe in front of setting sun 1970s E
c
YUKON WILDLIFE PRESERVE
Whitehorse, Yukon Territory
Bison silhouttes dr. 2000s
Abf
ZOOAMERICA NORTH AMERICAN WILDLIFE PARK
Hershey, Pennsylvania   1978 -
Wolf dr. 1988 ca.
b


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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