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Creators:
National Zoological Park. Assistant Director for Research
Dates:
1979-1985, with related material from 1969
Size:
34 cu. ft. (34 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Record Unit 404
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This finding aid was digitized with funds generously provided by the Smithsonian Institution Women's Committee.

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Creators:
National Zoological Park, Office of Animal Programs
Dates:
1949, 1951, 1956-1982 and undated
Size:
2.6 linear meters.
Collection ID:
Record Unit 385
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

These records primarily document the management of animal collections at NZP from the late 1960s through the early 1980s, with a small amount of material covering the years before that date span. Included are administrative memoranda and correspondence concerning the acquisition, shipment, breeding, health, and feeding of the animals, as ...

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Creators:
National Zoological Park. Department of Pathology
Dates:
1975-1986
Size:
3.74 cu. ft. (2 record storage boxes) (3 tall document boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 96-129
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of two series of record books - "Pathology Index," 1975-1986 and "Diagnoses by Accession Numbers," 1975-1986 - which provide a variety of information on the deaths of National Zoological Park (NZP) animals.

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Creators:
National Zoological Park, Office of the Director
Dates:
circa 1920-1984
Size:
13 linear meters.
Collection ID:
Record Unit 326
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

These records provide primary documentation of Theodore H. Reed's twenty-seven year career as Director of the National Zoological Park (NZP). Also included are a few records created during his tenure as Senior Advisor, 1983-1984. A small amount of material was created by Reed's predecessor, William M. Mann. Included are materials concerning ...

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Creators:
National Zoological Park
Dates:
1943-1988 and undated
Size:
6 cu. ft. (6 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Record Unit 389
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

In addition to the centralized animal registration records maintained at the National Zoological Park (see record unit 386), keepers also kept records for their own reference within their departments. This material consists of record books with information about the health, behavior, breeding, births, deaths, and diet of the animals at the N...

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Creators:
National Zoological Park. Department of Mammalogy
Dates:
circa 1968-1981
Size:
2 cu. ft. (2 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 96-142
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

These records were created by William A. Xanten, Jr. in his capacity as Assistant Curator, Department of Mammalogy, National Zoological Park (NZP) and document the management of the NZP mammals collection. Included is an animal information file which contains correspondence, memoranda, photographs, reports, accession information, and rela...

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Creators:
National Zoological Park, Office of the Director
Dates:
1928-1986 and undated
Size:
5.7 linear meters.
Collection ID:
Record Unit 380
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

These records primarily document the administration of the National Zoological Park (NZP) during the latter part of Theodore H. Reed's tenure as Director. A small amount of material documents the activities of Reed's successor, Michael H. Robinson. Included are budget records; minutes from meetings; and files concerning NZP collections, exhibi...

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Creators:
National Zoological Park, Office of the Director
Dates:
1958-1999
Size:
40 cu. ft. (40 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 01-044
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of records documenting the programs and activities of National Zoological Park (NZP) offices and departments during the tenures of Directors Theodore H. Reed, 1958-1983; and Michael H. Robinson, 1984-2000. Materials include correspondence, memoranda, departmental reports, meeting minutes, planning files, research propo...

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Creators:
National Zoological Park, Office of the Director
Dates:
circa 1946-1973
Size:
5 cu. ft. (5 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 96-139
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of correspondence, memoranda, reports, price lists, and publications documenting relations between the National Zoological Park (NZP) and domestic and foreign zoological parks and animal dealers. Much of the material documents the acquisition, loan, and exchange of animals. Most of the records were created during the ...

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Creators:
National Zoological Park. Center for Conservation and Evolutionary Genetics
Dates:
1964-2014
Size:
12.5 cu. ft. (12 record storage boxes) (1 document box)
Collection ID:
Accession 17-051
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of records documenting the research activities and professional files of National Zoological Park (NZP) research scientist and population manager, Dr. Jonathon D. Ballou. Dr. Ballou's research for the NZP Center for Conservation and Evolutionary Genetics, and its predecessors, the Office of Zoological Research (circa ...

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