Mercury MA-5 Flight (Enos) Telemetry Scroll
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.
Richard Lynch Garner papers
Harrington, John Peabody, 1884-1961
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.
Holloman Space Decompression Studies [Koestler]
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 footprints; over 140 4 by …
Washtenaw Community College educational film collection
Educational films: KONRAD LORENZ SCIENCE OF ANIMALS MISS GOODALL AND THE WILD CHIMPANZEES, SEARCH FOR THE GREAT APES, THE TOOL USERS, THE MOOD OF ZEN, WHY MAN CREATES, ZEN AND NOW and YANOMANO: a Multidisciplinary Study. Please note that the contents of the collection and the language and terminology used …
Richard Lynch Garner photographs of African peoples and primates
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 …
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 minutes …
Motion Pictures and Videotapes
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 …
News Media Issues Files
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 …
Hassoldt and Ruth S. Davis films
8 Linear feet
Collection consists of motion picture film outtakes, production elements, and incomplete edited films shot in Guyana and French Guiana. Collection also includes numerous photographs from the two filming projects as well as other travels and a Denis Roosevelt filmed African expedition, newspaper articles, correspondence, books, unpublished manuscripts and travel writings …
Aldro T. Hibbard papers
The papers of landscape painter Aldro T. Hibbard measure 1.7 linear feet and date from 1914 to 1971. The papers document his career as a painter through correspondence; diaries, notes and other writings; awards, discussions, and other professional activity; clippings, exhibition catalogs, and other printed material; and personal sound recordings.