Associate Director's Files,
1974-2001

Summary
Collection ID:
Accession 03-028
Creators:
National Zoological Park. Office of Exhibits and Outreach
Dates:
1974-2001
Languages:
English
Physical Description:
8 cu. ft. (8 record storage boxes)
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

Descriptive Entry
Descriptive Entry
These records, created and maintained by David Jenkins, Associate Director, Office of Exhibits and Outreach (previously Associate Director for Interpretive Programs), document his professional activities and ideas for educational activities as well as development of new and improvement of existing exhibitions and the upkeep and safety of zoo grounds. Major topics include Amazonia, the proposed exhibition dealing with water and aquatic ecology, and the Smithsonian conference "What About Diffusion?" which Jenkins co-chaired. Records prior to Jenkins's arrival c. 1994 were primarily created by Robert E. Mulcahy and Virginia A. Mahoney. Mulcahy headed the Office of Graphics and Exhibits from 1974 to 1987 holding the titles of Chief, Manager of Design, and Manager. Mahoney served as Art Director, Office of Graphics and Exhibits, 1981-c. 1982; Supervisor, Design Unit, Office of Graphics and Exhibits, c. 1982-1987; and Acting Head, Office of Graphics and Exhibits, 1987-1990. Materials include correspondence, memoranda, notes, reports, pamphlets, photographs, slides, maps, and related materials.

Notes
SI Records

Using the Collection
Prefered Citation
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 03-028, National Zoological Park. Office of Exhibits and Outreach, Associate Director's Files

Keywords
Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Jenkins, David Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Mahoney, Virginia A. Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Mulcahy, Robert E. Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
National Zoological Park (U.S.). Associate Director for Interpretive Programs Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
National Zoological Park (U.S.). Office of Graphics and Exhibits Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Amazonia (Exhibition) Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
What About Diffusion? (Conference) (1997: Washington, D.C.) Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Zoos Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Zoo exhibits Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Educational planning Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Water Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Aquatic ecology Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
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