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1979 World Ivory Trade Study


Scope and Contents

Wildlife Services Ltd. completed this study as a consultancy for Iain Douglas-Hamilton on behalf of the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service and the International Union for the Conservation of Nature and Natural Resources (IUCN). Parker's final report, titled "The Ivory Trade," was submitted in June 1979. In addition to copies of this report, these files include research data, reference materials, reports, and Parker's notes. Although most of the documents date from 1979 or earlier, some of the materials date after 1979, including Parker's testimony in the U.S., correspondence regarding the report, and data that he continued to collect.


  • 1896-2012
  • Majority of material found within 1956-2004

Language of Materials

From the Collection:



The collection is open for research.


From the Collection: 35.75 Linear feet (62 boxes)


Repository Details

Part of the Special and Area Studies Collections, George A. Smathers Libraries, University of Florida Repository

George A. Smathers Libraries
PO Box 117005
Gainesville Florida 32611-7005 United States of America