Sunday, August 18, 2019
Bibliography, Parks

Bibliography: Beardsley Park and Zoo

Beardsley Park and Zoo

  • Connecticut’s Beardsley Zoo:  the First Eighty Years, Established 1922, by DeMattia, Robin F.  Virginia Beach, VA:  The Donning Co. Publishers, 2002.
[590.7 D372c]
  • Dolly Curtis Interviews:  Dr. Howard Hochman, Veternarian for  Beardsley Zoo, Bridgeport, CT, 2000 ,

    .  Easton, CT:  Curtis/Cromwell Productions, 2000

  • Dolly Curtis Interviews:  Greg Dancho – the New Carousel at the Beardsley Zoo ,

    .  Easton, CT:  Dolly Curtis Interviews Television Programs , 1995

  • Dolly Curtis Interviews:  Greg Dancho – Beardsley Zoological Gardens,

    Easton, CT:  Curtis/Cromwell Productions, 1994.

  • Newspaper Clippings, Bridgeport History Center:  “PARKS – Beardsley Park (Zoo)”
  • Vertical File, Bridgeport History Center:  “PARKS – Beardsley Park (Zoo) and (Carousel)”
  • Bridgeport General Photograph Collection, Bridgeport History Center, various images
  • Postcard Collection, Bridgeport History Center, various images
  • The Story of Bridgeport, by Elsie Nicholas Danenberg; illustrations by Jesse Benton.  Bridgeport, Conn.:  Bridgeport Centennial, Inc., 1936
[974.691 85d]
  • Bridgeport:  a Pictorial History, by David W. Palmquist; design by Jamie Backus Raynor.  Norfolk, VA:  Donning, 1981; 1985
[974.691 B85p]
  • A History of the Old Town of Stratford and the City of Bridgeport, Connecticut, by Rev. Samuel Orcutt; published under the auspices of the Fairfield county historical society.  New Haven, CT:  Tuttle, Morehouse & Taylor; published under the auspices of the Fairfield County                 Historical Society, 1886.  2 v. (viii, 1393 p.):  ill., plates, ports., folded maps ; 26 cm.

Notes:  Vol. 2 contains also histories of Huntington, Trumbull and Monroe, towns incorporated from old Stratford. Epitaphs from the various cemeteries are included.

Genealogies: v. 2, p. 1113-1358.

[974.691 B85O2]
  • History of Bridgeport and vicinity, ed. by George C. Waldo, Jr.   New York; Chicago: S.J. Clarke Pub., 1917.  2 v., plates:  ill., ports. ; 28 cm.

Notes:  Vol. 2 contains biographical sketches.   Includes one chapter each on the towns of Stratford and Fairfield.

[HC974.691 B85w]
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