Animal Research Records,
circa 1963-1996

Summary
Collection ID:
SIA.FA20-094
Dates:
circa 1963-1996
Languages:
English
Physical Description:
3.58 cu. ft. (3 record storage boxes) (1 document box) (1 oversize folder)
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

Descriptive Entry
Descriptive Entry
This accession consists of records documenting the research and development of diets and other nutritional matters for animals at the National Zoological Park and its Conservation and Research Center. The bulk of these records were created and maintained by Olav Oftedal, nutritionist and research scientist in the Department of Zoological Research, 1978-2008. Some were created by staff prior to Oftedal's arrival or were received from other zoos. Materials include diets, memoranda, correspondence, product nutritional information, food preparation instructions, contract specifications, notes, a poster, and related materials. Some materials are in electronic format.

Administration
Author
Finding aid prepared by Smithsonian Institution Archives
Oversize
This collection contains oversize material.

Notes
SI Records

Using the Collection
Prefered Citation
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 20-094, National Zoological Park. Department of Zoological Research, Animal Research Records

Keywords
Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Oftedal, Olav, 1949- Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Conservation and Research Center (National Zoological Park) Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Zoo animals Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Zoos Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Zoology -- Research Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Animal nutrition Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Nutrition -- Research Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Nutritionists Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Zoologists Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Manuscripts Genre/Form Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Electronic records Genre/Form Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Floppy disks Genre/Form Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Posters Genre/Form Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

Repository Contact
Smithsonian Institution Archives
Washington, D.C.
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