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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, ...

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Creators:
National Zoological Park, Dept. of Zoological Research
Dates:
1969-1979
Size:
2.5 cu. ft. (1 record storage box) (3 document boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 08-045
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of audiovisual materials documenting research on animal reproduction and other behaviors. Animals documented include coendou, elephantulus rudesceus, golden lion tamarins, Indian rhinoceros, sable antelopes, giraffes, lesser pandas, bongos (antelopes), sloths, white tigers, maude tapirs, and green acouchis (Dasyproctida...

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Creators:
National Zoological Park, Dept. of Zoological Research
Dates:
circa 1966-1984
Size:
5 cu. ft. (5 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 10-158
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of records documenting behavioral observations of animals at the National Zoological Park. Species documented in this accession include bush dogs, crab-eating foxes, giant pandas (by Devra G. Kleiman and William A. Xanten), lesser pandas, Asian elephants (by John Eisenberg), Tasmanian devils, giraffes, Nile hippopotamus...

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Creators:
National Zoological Park. Office of Public Affairs
Dates:
2002-2003
Size:
1 cu. ft. (1 record storage box)
Collection ID:
Accession 07-063
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. These records document a particularly active period of high-profile animal deaths and investigations by several regulatory bodies and news agencies. Species documented in this accession include elephants, che...

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Creators:
Conservation and Research Center (National Zoological Park)
Dates:
1964-1992
Size:
17 cu. ft. (17 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 07-034
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of records documenting the health of animals at the Conservation and Research Center as well as some animals at the National Zoological Park's main facility. The records also document medical procedures performed by the veterinarians. Materials include bound and loose daily medical reports and diaries, anesthesia r...

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Creators:
McMullen, Alexis B. (collector and photographer)
Dates:
circa 1943-1944
Size:
70 postcards (70 photographic postcards, silver gelatin)
86 prints (silver gelatin)
Collection ID:
NAA.PhotoLot.90-14
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Photoraphs made and collected by Alexis B. McMullen documenting peoples and culture in West Africa. The images created by McMullen and Captain D. B. McCloskey depict ceremonies at Kibib honoring Ofori Atta, a chief in the Central Province of the Gold Coast; a dance to the god of the sea at Teshi; and fishing boats and equipment. Additionally, the...

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Creators:
Elisofon, Eliot
Dates:
circa 1935-1978
Size:
14000 negatives (photographic) (b&w, 35mm)
30000 slides (photographs) (color)
80,000 Photographic prints (b&w, 25 x 20 cm. or smaller.)
Collection ID:
EEPA.1973-001
Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art

This collection is comprised of photographic and manuscript materials, primarily created by Eliot Elisofon to document his travels and work. The images portray many aspects of African life and culture including agriculture, wildlife, archaeology, architecture, art and artisans, children, cityscapes and landscapes, leaders, markets, medicine, recreation, ritual and celebration, and transportation. The manuscript materials include correspondence, essays, clippings, puobligations, notes, research, and itineraries.

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Creators:
National Zoological Park, Office of Education
Dates:
circa 1938-1980 and undated
Size:
2.6 linear meters.
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
Dates:
circa 1955-2005
Size:
78 cu. ft. (78 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 16-065
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of the National Zoological Park's (NZP) photograph collection. Images document the zoo and its animals, veterinary care, staff, exhibits, facilities, events, and research. The majority of images were taken by staff such as Jessie Cohen, NZP's official staff photographer from 1979 through 2009. Materials include slides, ...

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Creators:
National Zoological Park, Office of the Director
Dates:
2003-2004
Size:
3.5 cu. ft. (3 record storage boxes) (1 document box)
Collection ID:
Accession 05-294
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession documents the National Zoological Park's (NZP) submissions to the National Academy of Sciences (NAS) in 2003 and 2004. The NAS was requested by the United States Congress to review animal care and management at NZP facilities following a number of highly publicized animal deaths. Materials include background and briefing materia...

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