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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 primates, 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...

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Creators:
Walker, Ernest P. (Ernest Pillsbury), 1891-1969
Dates:
circa 1955-1967
Size:
2 cu. ft. (4 document boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 03-055
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of audio recordings of Douroucouli (Aotes trivirgatus), or night monkeys, and other animals created by Ernest P. Walker during a study of animal behavior and communication. Walker's study was an analysis to determine whether animals talk. Walker used these recordings to assemble two editions of an audio "Douroucouli ...

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Creators:
Miller, Gerrit S. (Gerrit Smith), 1869-1956
Dates:
1908-1940
Size:
2.85 cu. ft. (2 document boxes) (1 16x20 box) (2 tall document boxes)
Collection ID:
Record Unit 7173
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

Gerrit Smith Miller, Jr.'s papers include personal material concerning awards and his investigation of Christian Science; material on mammalogical research including extensive correspondence with Michael Rogers Oldfield Thomas of the British Museum; and material on Miller's research with primates, especially the Piltdown Man and primate b...

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Creators:
Walker, Phillip L., 1947-2009
Dates:
1969-2008, undated
Size:
34.75 Linear feet (71 boxes, 1 map-folder)
Collection ID:
NAA.2014-08
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

The Phillip Walker papers document his research and professional activities from 1969-2008 and primarily deal with his bioarchaeological research in California and his studies of primate feeding behavior and dentition. His involvement in issues surrounding the repatriation of Native American human remains, forensic work for public agencies dealing with human remains, and writings are also represented. The collection consists of research and project files, raw data and analysis, graphs and illustrations, photographs, and dental impressions.

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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 by Curator ...

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Creators:
Moynihan, M.
Dates:
1952-1996
Size:
4 cu. ft. (4 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 01-096
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

These papers consist primarily of field notes, and include correspondence, photographs, sonograms and spectograms, and a small number of audio tapes. Many of the materials in this collection are available online. View Digitized Materials.

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Creators:
Ripley, Suzanne, 1936-
Dates:
1962-1972
Size:
12.03 cu. ft. (11 record storage boxes) (2 blueprint storage boxes) (2 oversize folders)
Collection ID:
Accession 98-138
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of field notes, photographic slides, maps, film, audio reels, and other data pertaining to the Smithsonian Elephant Survey and the Smithsonian Primate Survey on which Suzanne Ripley participated. Most of the research was conducted in Southeast Asia, particularly Ceylon. The Primate Survey was one of the first primate ...

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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:
Kleiman, Devra G.
Dates:
1967-2010
Size:
14.5 cu. ft. (14 record storage boxes) (1 document box)
Collection ID:
Accession 11-124
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of materials documenting the research and professional activities of conservation biologist Devra G. Kleiman, 1952-2010. Kleiman began her professional career in 1972 as the first female scientist at the National Zoological Park (NZP) where she was hired to manage the zoo's captive breeding program. In 1982, Kleiman bec...

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Creators:
National Zoological Park. Office of the Registrar
Dates:
1979-2006
Size:
13.5 cu. ft. (13 record storage boxes) (1 document box)
Collection ID:
Accession 08-099
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of records summarizing the major activities of animals throughout the National Zoological Park (NZP). Summaries are written by the keepers based on the daily keeper reports and submitted to the Office of the Registrar. Materials include summary keeper reports and memoranda.

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