Records,
1923, 1951, 1958-2009

Summary
Collection ID:
Accession 19-156
Creators:
Friends of the National Zoo
Dates:
1923, 1951, 1958-2009
Languages:
English
Physical Description:
2 cu. ft. (2 record storage boxes)
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

Descriptive Entry
Descriptive Entry
This accession consists of materials documenting the history of the Friends of the National Zoo (FONZ) and its activities in support of the National Zoological Park (NZP) and the Smithsonian Conservation Biology Institute (SCBI). As a nonprofit partner of NZP and SCBI, FONZ raises funds for mission support, manages a large volunteer force, and creates and conducts a wide variety of educational products and programs. Many of the materials in this accession document not just the history of FONZ, but the history of NZP and SCBI as well. Materials include images, clippings, brochures, maps, books, informational packages, educational activities, volunteer training materials, event invitations, meeting agendas, videotapes, development files for educational exhibits, patches, and related materials. Some materials are in electronic format.

Notes
Personal Papers

Using the Collection
Prefered Citation
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 19-156, Records

Keywords
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National Zoological Park (U.S.) Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
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Repository Contact
Smithsonian Institution Archives
Washington, D.C.
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