Smithsonian Institution Archives

News Media Issues Files, 2000-2008

Summary
Collection ID:
SIA.FA18-030
Creators:
National Zoological Park. Office of Public Affairs
Dates:
2000-2008
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 (NZP). 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. A significant amount of material also documents NZP's contractual obligations to media companies. Materials include correspondence, internal communications, proposals, training materials, draft documents, and related materials.

Administration
Author
Finding aid prepared by Smithsonian Institution Archives

Using the Collection
Prefered Citation
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 18-030, National Zoological Park. Office of Public Affairs, News Media Issues Files
Use Restriction
Restricted for 15 years, until Jan-01-2024; Transferring office; 1/25/2007 letter, Wright to Hoage; Contact reference staff for details.

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Keywords
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Spelman, Lucy H. Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
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