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Creators:
United States. National Aeronautics and Space Administration
Dates:
1961
Size:
0.22 Cubic feet (1 box)
Collection ID:
NASM.2009.0018
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

On November 29, 1961, the chimpanzee Enos made two orbits for the Mercury MA-5 mission. MA-5 was the first orbital mission by an American primate. This collection consists of the telemetry scroll showing Enos' vital signs during the flight including heart rate, blood pressure, and respiration.

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Creators:
Koestler, Alfred., 934-2014
Dates:
bulk 1960-1975
Size:
2.5 Cubic Feet ((8 boxes))
Collection ID:
NASM.2015.0011
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection consists of 2.5 cubic feet relating to to Dr. Alfred Koestler's research relating to behavioral performance of chimpanzees in aerospace environments, particularly regarding space decompression. The following types of material are included: black and white photography; color prints and slides; newspaper articles; Ham and Enos ink foo...

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Creators:
Garner, Richard Lynch, 1848-1920
Harrington, John Peabody, 1884-1961
Dates:
1891-1941
Size:
2 Linear feet (5 boxes)
Collection ID:
NAA.XXXX.0243
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Many facets of Richard Lynch Garner's life and work as an early animal behaviorist observing primates in Africa are represented in these papers. Other than a few notebooks of poems and manuscripts of books Garner had published before he began his study of apes and monkeys, there is little material that reflects his personal life or his work before about 1890. These papers, covering the period of 1891 to 1941, contain a diary, correspondence, articles written for magazines, manuscripts, poetry, notes, data collected on chimpanzees, financial records, legal records, maps, biographical material, artwork, and photographs.

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Creators:
Garner, R. L. (Richard Lynch), 1848-1920
Dates:
circa 1892-1910
Size:
49 lantern slides
Collection ID:
NAA.PhotoLot.81-58A
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Photographs of apes, apparently those used by Garner in his experiments, as well as African people, villages, and plantlife. The collection also includes a few charts comparing the mental capabilities of apes and man, as well as maps of Africa; this suggests that the slides were used for lectures. The slides may have been used by Garner in his lec...

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Creators:
American Zoo and Aquarium Association
Dates:
1924-1997
Size:
10 cu. ft. (10 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 99-102
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of records which document the activities and history of the American Zoo and Aquarium Association (AZAA). Materials include subject files; information on the Species Survival Plan, the Taxon Advisory Group, the Scientific Advisory Group, and committees; regional and annual proceedings; and master microfilm of AZAA board...

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Creators:
National Zoological Park. Office of Education
Dates:
circa 1938-1980 and undated
Size:
5.38 cu. ft. (5 record storage boxes) (1 film box)
Collection ID:
Record Unit 395
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This collection consists of motion pictures taken by veterinarians, keepers, directors, and other staff at the National Zoological Park (NZP) for research and documentation purposes. These motion pictures, along with footage shot for television news and other programs, were kept by the Office of Education as part of their mission to disseminat...

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Creators:
National Zoological Park. Office of Public Affairs
Dates:
2000-2008
Size:
1 cu. ft. (1 record storage box)
Collection ID:
Accession 18-030
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

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, ...

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Creators:
National Zoological Park. Office of the Registrar
Dates:
1970-1999
Size:
2.5 cu. ft. (2 record storage boxes) (1 document box)
Collection ID:
Accession 02-239
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of records that document collection management activities of the National Zoological Park (NZP), Office of the Registrar, during the tenure of Judith Block, Registrar, 1977-present. Materials include animal inventories and working papers for annual reports; records pertaining to the computerization of animal records, ...

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Creators:
Frease, John M.
Dates:
circa 1980-1990
Size:
1 cu. ft. (1 record storage box)
Collection ID:
Accession 16-163
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of images captured by photographer John (Jack) M. Frease documenting both animals at the National Zoological Park and wild animals in East Africa. Materials consist of slides as well as indexes.

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

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, ...

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