This accession consists of materials created and maintained by Devra G. Kleiman documenting activities, programs, research, long-term planning, and administration of the Department of Zoological Research (DZR); relations with and funding from the Friends of the National Zoo (FONZ); activities of the National Zoological Park's Research Council; and the renovation of the Research Building. Kleiman was a research scientist as well as Assistant Director for Animal Programs, 1983-1984; Assistant Director for Zoological Research and Educational Activities, 1984-1985; and Assistant Director for Research, 1985-1996 before retiring in 2000 and volunteering on an occasional basis. Materials include correspondence and memoranda; research proposals and reviewers' notes; budgets; requests for funding from FONZ; policies and planning documents; Research Council agendas and meeting minutes; reports; architectural drawings for the Research Building; and flyers and a poster advertising programs.
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 08-043, National Zoological Park. Department of Zoological Research, Subject Files
Smithsonian Institution Archives
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