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Clippings
Creators:
National Zoological Park
Dates:
1970, 1972, 1978, 1998
Size:
0.5 cu. ft. (1 document box)
Collection ID:
Accession 07-161
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of newspaper and magazine clippings documenting the care of animals at the National Zoological Park, especially the hand-rearing of baby animals. Animals represented in these articles include white tigers, pandas, elephants, and gorillas. Also included is an abbreviated history of the Holt House, an early 19th century building …

Curatorial Records
Creators:
National Zoological Park. Department of Animal Programs
Dates:
1972, 1978-2001
Size:
1.58 cu. ft. (1 record storage box) (1 tall document box)
Collection ID:
Accession 08-102
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of records maintained by Lisa Stevens, Collections Manager and, later, Curator, documenting public support of the pandas. The majority of the records consist of letters, cards, postcards, posters, and artwork sent by the public, especially schoolchildren, to the pandas or their keepers. Some of these materials were …

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Walter Shropshire Papers
Creators:
Shropshire, Walter
Dates:
1951-2003
Size:
4 cu. ft. (4 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 08-119
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession documents Walter Shropshire's career as Assistant Director of the Radiation Biology Laboratory (RBL) and the Smithsonian Environmental Research Center (when RBL merged with the Chesapeake Bay Center for Environmental Studies), and his research as a biophysicist. Materials include correspondence, photographs and clippings.

Keeper Reports
Creators:
National Zoological Park. Department of Animal Programs
Dates:
1990-2006
Size:
12 cu. ft. (12 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 08-101
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of records documenting the behavior of individual animals, care of animals, breeding, and significant events among the pandas, primates, camels, peccaries, and animals living in the Think Tank. Materials consist of observations and notes by the keepers in the form of daily reports and were likely maintained …

Scientific Event Alert Network Bulletin
Creators:
Scientific Event Alert Network (National Museum of Natural History)
Dates:
1975-1989
Size:
1 cu. ft. (1 record storage box)
Collection ID:
Accession 06-241
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession includes a reference set of Scientific Event Alert Network Bulletin (SEAN) (1978-1989), formerly known as the National Science Event Bulletin (1975-1977).

Keeper Reports
Creators:
National Zoological Park. Department of Animal Programs
Dates:
1980-2004
Size:
6 cu. ft. (6 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 08-116
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of records documenting the behavior of individual animals, care of animals, breeding, and significant events among the Nile hippopotamus, pygmy hippopotamus, rhinoceros, giraffes, bison, potbellied pigs, elephants, camels, beavers, seals, sea lions, cheetahs, and other animals living in the Elephant House, deer area, prairie trail, Africa trail …

Website Records
Creators:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
Dates:
2011-2012
Collection ID:
Accession 13-085
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of the National Museum of African American History and Culture, crawled in two parts on November 7 and 8, 2011 and again on February 22, 2012, the day of the groundbreaking. The site includes information about the building design, collections, educational programs, and donating to the museum. Materials are in electronic format …

Records
Creators:
National Museum of African Art. Associate Director for Collections and Research
Dates:
circa 1983-1993
Size:
5 cu. ft. (5 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 94-027
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of the records of Roy Sieber, Associate Director for Collections and Research at the National Museum of African Art (NMAfA), from 1983 to 1993. Materials include incoming and outgoing correspondence with other museums, universities, private collectors, and the general public; information pertaining to NMAfA exhibitions, acquisitions, collections management, and …

Council of Bureau Directors Records
Creators:
National Museum of African Art. Office of the Director
Dates:
1988
Size:
0.5 cu. ft. (1 document box)
Collection ID:
Accession 99-125
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of records that document the activities of the Council of Bureau Directors (COBD), 1988. Materials include correspondence, lists of Council members, a brief history of the Council of Bureau Directors, and background material pertaining to meeting topics.

Records
Creators:
National Museum of African Art. Office of the Assistant Director
Dates:
1964-1987
Size:
2 cu. ft. (2 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Record Unit 635
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This collection includes the records of Jean M. Salan, Assistant Director for Administration, 1979-1980, Assistant Deputy Director, 1981-1982, and Assistant Director, 1983- , for the National Museum of African Art (NMAfA). The records primarily consist of memoranda and correspondence documenting the South Quadrangle Project, exhibition contracts, grants, and NMAfA budgetary agendas. In addition are …

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