News Media Issues Files,
2001-2010

Summary
Collection ID:
Accession 17-173
Creators:
National Zoological Park. Office of Public Affairs
Dates:
2001-2010
Languages:
English
Physical Description:
1 cu. ft. (1 record storage box)
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

Descriptive Entry
Descriptive Entry
This accession consists of records documenting responses to issues and crises in the news media related to the National Zoological Park. The bulk of these records document a particularly active period of high-profile animal deaths and investigations by several regulatory bodies and news agencies during the tenure of Lucy H. Spelman, Director, 2000-2004. Materials include clippings, reports, correspondence, internal communications, press releases, press packets, media statements, talking points, and related materials.

Notes
SI Records

Using the Collection
Prefered Citation
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 17-173, National Zoological Park. Office of Public Affairs, News Media Issues Files
Use Restriction
Restricted for 15 years, until Jan-01-2026; Transferring office; 1/25/2007 letter, Wright to Hoage; Contact reference staff for details.

Keywords
Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Spelman, Lucy H. Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Animal welfare Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Investigative reporting Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Public relations Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
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Zoos Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Zoo animals Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Manuscripts Genre/Form Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Clippings Genre/Form Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

Repository Contact
Smithsonian Institution Archives
Washington, D.C.
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