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Creators:
Smithsonian Institution. Office of Telecommunications
Dates:
1976
Size:
2 cu. ft. (2 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 06-007
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of film and video created during the production of "Big Cats and How They Came to Be." This 10-minute film, animated by Film Polski, tells the story of the evolution of the genus panthera. It was created for the National Zoological Park. The film won the 1976 CINE Golden Eagle and a diploma at the Sixth International ...

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Creators:
Smithsonian Productions
Dates:
1995, 2005
Size:
1 cu. ft. (1 tall document box)
Collection ID:
Accession 17-260
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of audiovisual elements created during the production "National Zoo: Think Tank," a multiscreen video shown in the National Zoological Park's Think Tank exhibition. Also included is a dub of "Big Cats and How They Came to Be," the story of the evolution of the genus panther originally produced in 1976 and animated ...

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Creators:
National Zoological Park
Dates:
1971, undated
Size:
1 cu. ft. (1 record storage boxe)
Collection ID:
Accession 16-160
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of the film "Big Cats and How They Came to Be" which was created for display at the National Zoological Park (NZP). The film is the story of the evolution of the genus panther and was animated by Film Polski for NZP. Produced in 1976, the film is 10 minutes long. It won the Council on International Nontheatrical Ev...

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Creators:
Smithsonian Productions
Dates:
1967, 1976, 1982, 1988, 1991, 1994-1995, 1998, 2001, undated
Size:
1.5 cu. ft. (1 record storage box) (1 document box)
Collection ID:
Accession 09-082
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of audiovisual materials created during the production of "Enormous Egg;" "National Zoo: Think Tank;" "As They Really Are;" "Big Cats and How They Came to Be;" "Bengal Tiger;" "Changes: The Story of Evolution and Speciation;" and "First Look at Kumari." "Enormous Egg" is a story for children about a pet dinosaur. T...

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Creators:
National Zoological Park. Department of Pathology
Dates:
circa 1971-1985
Size:
4 cu. ft. (4 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 05-280
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of raw data organized to facilitate the comparison of blood samples taken from a wide variety of animals.

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Creators:
National Zoological Park
Dates:
1887-1976
Size:
19.03 cu. ft. (2 record storage boxes) (1 document box) (1 16x20 box) (44 5x8 boxes)
Collection ID:
Record Unit 386
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

These records document the manual record keeping system that tracked the animal collections at the National Zoological Park (NZP) before the introduction of the International Species Information System (ISIS) in 1975. Included are accession cards and ledgers containing the accession number, common and scientific name, date of accession (whethe...

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Creators:
Whitmore, Frank C.
Dates:
1940s-1980s
Size:
1.5 cu. ft. (1 record storage box) (1 document box)
Collection ID:
Accession 89-107
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of correspondence, manuscripts, notes, and various administrative records documenting the college career, professional activities, and research of Frank C. Whitmore, a vertebrate paleontologist with the United States Geological Survey.

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Creators:
Walker, Ernest P, (Ernest Pillsbury), 1891-
Dates:
circa 1923-1956
Size:
8.1 linear meters.
Collection ID:
Record Unit 7161
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

These papers include some correspondence and notes prior to Walker's tenure at the National Zoological Park, as well as working papers on mammalogy and some correspondence dating from his time at the National Zoological Park.

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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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