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Creators:
National Zoological Park. Office of Public Affairs
Dates:
1999-2003
Size:
1.16 cu. ft. (2 tall document boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 17-172
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of records documenting the National Zoological Park and its animals, research, staff, events, and other activities. The majority of the records document the giant pandas. Materials include clippings, media reports, press releases, flyers, correspondence, brochures, and photographs. The materials have been pasted into ...

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Creators:
National Zoological Park
Dates:
2012
Collection ID:
Accession 13-054
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of the website of the joint National Zoological Park, including the Smithsonian Conservation Biology Institute and the Smithsonian Migratory Bird Center, and the Friends of the National Zoo. The website was crawled in three pieces on August 16, 17, and 27, 2012. It includes information about exhibits, animals, cons...

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Creators:
Brooks, James, 1906-1992
Dates:
1909-2010
bulk 1930-2010
Size:
20.1 Linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.broojame
Repository:
Archives of American Art

The papers of Abstract Expressionist painters James Brooks and Charlotte Park measure 18.7 linear feet and are dated 1909-2010, bulk 1930-2010. Correspondence, subject files, personal business records, printed material, and a sound recording document his painting career, interests, professional and personal activities. Also found are biographical materials, interviews, writings, and art work. The collection also includes papers of his wife, Abstract Expressionist painter Charlotte Park, regarding her painting career, personal life, activities as executor of James Brooks' estate, and some material concerning the James Brooks and Charlotte Park Brooks Foundation. There is a 1.4 linear foot addition to this collection donated in 2017 that includes 58 "week-at-a-glance" appointment books, three journals and one address/ telephone book of Charlotte Park; a hand written chronology with significant dates and notes; postcards and exhibition announcements sent to Charlotte and James; doodles; and a sketch, possibly by Don Kingman.

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Creators:
National Zoological Park. Office of the Director
Dates:
1972, 1979-2015
Size:
19 cu. ft. (19 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 18-142
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of records documenting the administration of the National Zoological Park. The bulk of these materials were created and maintained by Lucy H. Spelman, Director, 2000-2004; Morrell John Berry, Director, 2005-2009; and Dennis W. Kelly, Director, 2010-2017, with a smaller amount of material created by acting, deputy, ...

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Creators:
National Zoological Park. Assistant Director for Research
Dates:
1979-1985, with related material from 1969
Size:
34 cu. ft. (34 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Record Unit 404
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This finding aid was digitized with funds generously provided by the Smithsonian Institution Women's Committee.

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Creators:
National Zoological Park. Department of Zoological Research
Dates:
1972-1990
Size:
12.66 cu. ft. (6 record storage boxes) (9 document boxes) (6 5x8 boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 01-227
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of records created and maintained by Devra G. Kleiman, documenting research and breeding programs at the National Zoological Park as well as programs in which the National Zoological Park was partially involved. The majority of the records document behavioral studies of giant pandas, the mating of Hsing-Hsing and L...

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Creators:
Itek Corporation. Data Analysis Center
United States. National Park Service
Dates:
1965
Size:
1 Item (ring binder 115 leaves, ill.)
Collection ID:
NAA.MS2009-13
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

This technical report was commissioned by the National Park Service in 1965 to evaluate the effectiveness of various photographic and photointerpretation materials, techniques and procedures for use in archeological exploration. Aerial photographs were taken of two test areas along the Missour River east of Lincoln, Nebraska, using different types ...

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Creators:
National Zoological Park. Department 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. Division of Exhibit Interpretation
Dates:
1981-2000
Size:
6 cu. ft. (6 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 03-075
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of records created and maintained by Richard H. Hider, Supervisory Horticulturist and later Supervisor, Graphics and Production, documenting the planning and development of exhibitions such as Amazonia, the grasslands exhibition, Olmsted Walk, the Think Tank, and the tiger and gibbon facilities as well as general i...

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Creators:
National Zoological Park
Dates:
2014
Collection ID:
Accession 14-232
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of "The Endangered Song" website as it existed on April 22, 2014, the day it launched. The Endangered Song Project featured a song by the band Portugal. The Man manufactured to go extinct unless it is reproduced. The song was released on 400 lathe-cut polycarbonate records which will degrade over time as the record ...

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