233 records — Page 4 of 24
[ ]
Collapse
[ ]
Expand
Creators:
National Zoological Park
Dates:
1943-1988 and undated
Size:
6 cu. ft. (6 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Record Unit 389
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

In addition to the centralized animal registration records maintained at the National Zoological Park (see record unit 386), keepers also kept records for their own reference within their departments. This material consists of record books with information about the health, behavior, breeding, births, deaths, and diet of the animals at the N...

Found In
[ ]
Collapse
[ ]
Expand
Creators:
National Zoological Park. Office of Animal Programs
Dates:
1949, 1951, 1956-1982 and undated
Size:
5.5 cu. ft. (5 record storage boxes) (1 document box)
Collection ID:
Record Unit 385
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

These records primarily document the management of animal collections at NZP from the late 1960s through the early 1980s, with a small amount of material covering the years before that date span. Included are administrative memoranda and correspondence concerning the acquisition, shipment, breeding, health, and feeding of the animals, as ...

Found In
[ ]
Collapse
[ ]
Expand
Creators:
Smithsonian Institution. Office of Telecommunications
Dates:
1989-1991
Size:
1 cu. ft. (1 record storage box)
Collection ID:
Accession 09-041
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of audiovisual materials created during the production of "National Zoo: The Zoo Behind the Zoo." This production was part of the Smithsonian Video Collection, a joint venture with Eastman Kodak Company to provide videos featuring Smithsonian Institution collections and research to the general public. A total of si...

Found In
[ ]
Collapse
[ ]
Expand
Creators:
Smithsonian Institution. Office of Telecommunications
Dates:
1989
Size:
4.38 cu. ft. (4 record storage boxes) (1 film box)
Collection ID:
Accession 05-212
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

These records consist of video and audio elements for the video, "The National Zoo: The Zoo Behind the Zoo," 1989; which provides a tour of the National Zoological Park and its Conservation and Research Center in Front Royal, Virginia; shows journeys to other continents on historic expeditions; and visits experts who lead the fight to sav...

Found In
[ ]
Collapse
[ ]
Expand
Creators:
Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute
Dates:
2019
Collection ID:
Accession 20-073
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of three subsites maintained by the Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute (STRI). The Training in Tropical Taxonomy subsite, crawled April 9, 2019, provides information about past and future training courses offered through STRI's Bocas del Toro Research Station in Panama. The website also includes information about ...

Found In
[ ]
Collapse
[ ]
Expand
Creators:
National Zoological Park. Department of Zoological Research
Dates:
1967-1997
Size:
8 cu. ft. (8 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 15-220
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of records documenting behavioral research performed by Department of Zoological Research staff and their associates relating to captive and wild animals. The majority of the records were created and maintained by Miles Roberts and primarily documents his research concerning tarsiers, chipmunks, shrews, kangaroo ra...

Found In
[ ]
Collapse
[ ]
Expand
Creators:
National Zoological Park. Department of Zoological Research
Dates:
circa 1963-1996
Size:
3.58 cu. ft. (3 record storage boxes) (1 document box) (1 oversize folder)
Collection ID:
Accession 20-094
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of records documenting the research and development of diets and other nutritional matters for animals at the National Zoological Park and its Conservation and Research Center. The bulk of these records were created and maintained by Olav Oftedal, nutritionist and research scientist in the Department of Zoological ...

Found In
[ ]
Collapse
[ ]
Expand
Creators:
DeVincent, Sam, 1918-1997
Dates:
1831-1984, undated
Size:
40 Boxes
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0300.S12
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Sam DeVincent loved music and art and began collecting sheet music with lithographs at an early age. Series 12: Plants and Animals contains approximately 4,000 pieces of sheet music and other materials documenting the development of and popular attitudes towards plants and animals in the United States. An overview to the entire DeVincent collection is available here: Sam DeVincent Collection of Illustrated American Sheet Music.

Found In
[ ]
Collapse
[ ]
Expand
Creators:
National Zoological Park. Office of the Director
Dates:
circa 1920-1984
Size:
50 cu. ft. (100 document boxes)
Collection ID:
Record Unit 326
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

These records provide primary documentation of Theodore H. Reed's twenty-seven year career as Director of the National Zoological Park (NZP). Also included are a few records created during his tenure as Senior Advisor, 1983-1984. A small amount of material was created by Reed's predecessor, William M. Mann. Included are materials concerning ...

Found In
[ ]
Collapse
[ ]
Expand
Creators:
National Zoological Park. Department of Zoological Research
Dates:
1970-1996
Size:
10 cu. ft. (8 record storage boxes) (4 document boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 11-265
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of records documenting the research of J. (Jonathan) D. Ballou, Population Manager and a conservation geneticist. Animals documented in this research include Bali mynahs, grizzly bears, oryxes, tamarins, maned wolves, cheetahs, ibex, California condors, small-clawed otters, tigers, Przewalski's horses, black palm c...

Found In
233 records — Page 4 of 24