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Creators:
National Zoological Park
Dates:
1887-1966
Size:
147 cu. ft. (288 document boxes) (1 tall document box) (4 bound volumes) (71 microfilm reels)
Collection ID:
Record Unit 74
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

The earliest records concerning the National Zoological Park date from 1887. They were kept by the Office of the Secretary of the Smithsonian Institution until 1890, when they were transferred to Holt House, the Park's administrative headquarters. During the late 1960's the records were transferred to the custody of the Smithsonian Institution...

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Creators:
Knauer, Fred C.
Dates:
1903-1986
Size:
2.18 Cubic feet ((2 records center boxes))
Collection ID:
NASM.1987.0087
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection documents the history of College Park Airport, the conservation of the airport and the establishment of the museum on the airport grounds. The material includes correspondence, photographs, news clippings, a scrapbook, and other mixed media.

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Creators:
Cammerer, Arno B.
Pinkley, Frank
King, Dale S. (Dale Stuart), 1908-1980
Dates:
1938
Size:
11 Pages
Collection ID:
NAA.MS7392
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Pinkley's letter is a complaint about the appointment of Arthur Randolph Kelly as Assistant Chief of the Historic Sites Branch of the Park Service. Included is a typescript by Dale King concerning Kelly's deportment during a field trip. Also included is Cammerer's reply to an earlier letter from Pinkley.

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Roosevelt, Franklin D. (Franklin Delano), 1882-1945
Hopkins, Harry Lloyd, 1890-1946
Dates:
1932-1942
Size:
4 Microfilm reels
Collection ID:
AAA.roosfran
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Correspondence of Roosevelt, Edward Bruce, Nelson Rockefeller, Hopkins, George Biddle, William Zorach, Olin Dows, Rockwell Kent and others regarding the Public Works of Art Project, the Federal Theater Project, and the Federal Art Project; reports on regional Federal Art Project offices in Florida, Massachusetts, North Carolina and Pennsylvania; sh...

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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:
Park, Marlene, 1931-
Dates:
1931-1999
Size:
5.8 Linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.parkmarl
Repository:
Archives of American Art

The Marlene Park and Gerald E. Markowitz research files on New Deal art are dated 1931-1999 and measure 5.8 linear feet. The research files document New Deal art projects and artists through some original correspondence with artists, printed material, interview transcripts, and several sound recordings of interviews with artists of the period. Subject files relate to WPA era art and art projects; many contain numerous photocopies of records from the Personnel Records Center and the U. S. Treasury Relief Arts Projects now in the custody of the National Archives and Records Administration.

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Ewers, John C. (John Canfield), 1909-1997 interviewee
Dates:
1974-1975
Size:
7 audiotapes (reference copies). 11 digital .mp3 files (reference copies).
Collection ID:
Record Unit 9505
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

The Smithsonian Institution Archives began its Oral History Program in 1973. The purpose of the program is to supplement the written documentation of the Archives' record and manuscript collections with an Oral History Collection, focusing on the history of the Institution, research by its scholars, and contributions of its staff. Program ...

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Creators:
National Zoological Park. Office of the Director
Dates:
1928-1986 and undated
Size:
12 cu. ft. (12 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Record Unit 380
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

These records primarily document the administration of the National Zoological Park (NZP) during the latter part of Theodore H. Reed's tenure as Director. A small amount of material documents the activities of Reed's successor, Michael H. Robinson. Included are budget records; minutes from meetings; and files concerning NZP collections, exhibi...

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Creators:
Wylan, Donald, 1921-
Dates:
Circa 1939-1941
Size:
0.05 Cubic feet (1 folder)
Collection ID:
NASM.2019.0006
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection consists of 29 black and white photographs pertaining to Donald Wylan's time at Parks Air College.

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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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