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Research Council Files

Creator:
National Zoological Park, Dept. of Zoological Research  Search this
Extent:
1.5 cu. ft. (1 record storage box) (1 document box)
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Manuscripts
Date:
1984-1988
Descriptive Entry:
These records consist of research proposals submitted to the Research Council. Each file contains an application, the research proposal, review documentation, and memoranda.
Historical Note:
Devra G. Kleiman was a research scientist as well as Assistant Director for Animal Programs, 1983-1984; Assistant Director for Zoological Research and Educational Activities, 1984-1985; and Assistant Director for Research, 1985-1996.
Topic:
Research  Search this
Zoos  Search this
Genre/Form:
Manuscripts
Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 05-051, National Zoological Park, Dept. of Zoological Research, Research Council Files
Identifier:
Accession 05-051
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Research Council Files
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Smithsonian Institution Archives
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Correspondence and Read Files

Creator:
National Zoological Park, Dept. of Zoological Research  Search this
Extent:
3.5 cu. ft. (3 record storage boxes) (1 document box)
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Manuscripts
Date:
1979-1987
Descriptive Entry:
This accession consists of outgoing correspondence and memoranda documenting the professional and administrative activities of Dept. of Zoological Research (DZR) staff. DZR staff represented in this accession include Devra G. Kleiman, Eugene S. Morton, J. D. Ballou, Katherine Ralls, John Seidensticker, Rasanayagam Rudran, and John G. Frazier.
Topic:
Zoology -- Research.  Search this
Zoos  Search this
Genre/Form:
Manuscripts
Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 07-168, National Zoological Park, Dept. of Zoological Research, Correspondence and Read Files
Identifier:
Accession 07-168
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Correspondence and Read Files
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Smithsonian Institution Archives
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Correspondence and Read Files

Creator:
National Zoological Park, Dept. of Zoological Research  Search this
Extent:
2 cu. ft. (2 record storage boxes)
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Manuscripts
Date:
1974-1994
Descriptive Entry:
This accession consists of outgoing correspondence and memoranda documenting the professional and administrative activities of Department of Zoological Research (DZR) staff. DZR staff represented in this accession include Devra G. Kleiman, Eugene S. Morton, Katherine Ralls, John Seidensticker, Rasanayagam Rudran, and John Frederick Eisenberg.
Topic:
Zoology -- Research.  Search this
Zoos  Search this
Genre/Form:
Manuscripts
Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 08-044, National Zoological Park, Dept. of Zoological Research, Correspondence and Read Files
Identifier:
Accession 08-044
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Smithsonian Institution Archives
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Subject Files

Creator:
National Zoological Park, Dept. of Zoological Research  Search this
Extent:
0.5 cu. ft. (1 document box)
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Manuscripts
Architectural drawings
Floor plans
Date:
1974-1977, 1985-1989
Topic:
Zoo animals  Search this
Zoo exhibits  Search this
Zoology -- Research.  Search this
Zoos  Search this
Zoos -- Design and construction.  Search this
Genre/Form:
Manuscripts
Architectural drawings
Floor plans
Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 11-304, National Zoological Park, Dept. of Zoological Research, Subject Files
Identifier:
Accession 11-304
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Subject Files
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Smithsonian Institution Archives
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Subject Files

Creator:
National Zoological Park, Dept. of Zoological Research  Search this
Extent:
5 cu. ft. (5 record storage boxes)
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Brochures
Manuscripts
Newsletters
Black-and-white photographs
Date:
1964, 1968-1994
Descriptive Entry:
This accession consists of records created and maintained by Devra G. Kleiman documenting activities, programs, long-term planning, and administration of the Department of Zoological Research; relations with Friends of the National Zoo (FONZ) and research centers around the world; and professional activities, especially involvement in the Animal Behavior Society (ABS), the American Association of Zoological Parks and Aquariums (AAZPA), now known as the American Zoo and Aquarium Association (AZAA), and the editorship of Wild Mammals in Captivity. Devra G. Kleiman was a research scientist as well as Assistant Director for Animal Programs, 1983-1984; Assistant Director for Zoological Research and Educational Activities, 1984-1985; and Assistant Director for Research, 1985-1996.

Materials include correspondence, memoranda, newsletters, research and funding proposals, applications for committee nominations, committee reports, meeting minutes and agendas, notes, mailing lists, inventories of research projects, grant files, planning documents, presentation scripts, conference and meeting brochures and announcements, research progress reports, black and white photographs of animals, articles written by Kleiman, publication reviews, notices of research projects, questionnaires, staff listings, and panda studbooks.
Topic:
Wild mammals in captivity: principles and techniques  Search this
Research  Search this
Zoos  Search this
Genre/Form:
Brochures
Manuscripts
Newsletters
Black-and-white photographs
Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 01-228, National Zoological Park, Dept. of Zoological Research, Subject Files
Identifier:
Accession 01-228
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Subject Files
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Smithsonian Institution Archives
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Subject Files

Creator:
National Zoological Park, Dept. of Zoological Research  Search this
Extent:
1.5 cu. ft. (1 record storage box) (1 document box)
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Manuscripts
Date:
1977-1990
Descriptive Entry:
This accession consists of records created and maintained by Devra G. Kleiman, documenting the activities of the National Zoological Park's Research Council. Kleiman was a research scientist who also served as Assistant Director for Animal Programs, 1983-1984; Assistant Director for Zoological Research and Educational Activities, 1984-1985; and Assistant Director for Research, 1985-1996. Materials include meeting agendas and minutes; research proposals with accompanying documentation and reviewers notes; research policies and guidelines; mission statement; correspondence and memoranda; and related materials.
Topic:
Zoology -- Research.  Search this
Zoos  Search this
Genre/Form:
Manuscripts
Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 07-167, National Zoological Park, Dept. of Zoological Research, Subject Files
Identifier:
Accession 07-167
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Subject Files
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Smithsonian Institution Archives
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ead_collection:sova-sia-fa07-167

Animal Research Records

Creator:
National Zoological Park, Dept. of Zoological Research  Search this
Extent:
1.5 cu. ft. (1 record storage box) (1 document box)
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Manuscripts
Black-and-white photographs
Date:
1972-1992
Descriptive Entry:
This accession consists of records documenting Devra Kleiman's giant panda research. Kleiman was a research scientist as well as Acting Assistant Director for Animal Programs, 1983-1984, Assistant Director for Zoological Research, 1984, and Assistant Director for Zoological Research, 1985-1996. Records in this accession relate to her behavioral studies of giant pandas, the mating of Hsing-Hsing and Ling-Ling, the National Zoological Park's original two giant pandas, and the subsequent pregnancies and cubs of Ling-Ling. Materials include data summaries, checksheets, graphs, correspondence, memoranda, chronologies, black and white photographs, narratives, observation instructions, notes, and related materials.
Topic:
Animal behavior  Search this
Giant panda -- Breeding  Search this
Giant panda  Search this
Pregnancy in animals  Search this
Zoo animals  Search this
Zoology -- Research.  Search this
Zoos  Search this
Hsing-Hsing (Panda)  Search this
Ling-Ling (Panda)  Search this
Zoo animals -- Infancy  Search this
Genre/Form:
Manuscripts
Black-and-white photographs
Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 07-169, National Zoological Park, Dept. of Zoological Research, Animal Research Records
Identifier:
Accession 07-169
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Animal Research Records
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Smithsonian Institution Archives
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ead_collection:sova-sia-fa07-169

Subject Files

Creator:
National Zoological Park, Dept. of Zoological Research  Search this
Extent:
6.5 cu. ft. (6 record storage boxes) (1 document box)
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Manuscripts
Architectural drawings
Posters
Date:
1973-2002
Descriptive Entry:
These records consist of materials created and maintained by Devra G. Kleiman documenting activities, programs, research, long-term planning, and administration of the Department of Zoological Research (DZR); relations with and funding from the Friends of the National Zoo (FONZ); activities of the National Zoological Park's Research Council; and the renovation of the Research Building. Kleiman was a research scientist as well as Assistant Director for Animal Programs, 1983-1984; Assistant Director for Zoological Research and Educational Activities, 1984-1985; and Assistant Director for Research, 1985-1996 before retiring in 2000 and volunteering on an occasional basis. Materials include correspondence and memoranda; research proposals and reviewers' notes; budgets; requests for funding from FONZ; policies and planning documents; Research Council agendas and meeting minutes; reports; architectural drawings for the Research Building; and flyers and a poster advertising programs.
Topic:
Budget.  Search this
Buildings -- Repair and reconstruction  Search this
Fund accounting  Search this
Zoology -- Research.  Search this
Zoos  Search this
Genre/Form:
Manuscripts
Architectural drawings
Posters
Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 08-043, National Zoological Park, Dept. of Zoological Research, Subject Files
Identifier:
Accession 08-043
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Subject Files
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Smithsonian Institution Archives
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ead_collection:sova-sia-fa08-043

Animal Research Records

Creator:
National Zoological Park, Dept. of Zoological Research  Search this
Extent:
2.5 cu. ft. (1 record storage box) (3 document boxes)
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Electronic records
Audiotapes
Videotapes
Motion pictures (visual works)
Date:
1969-1979
Descriptive Entry:
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 (Dasyproctidae). Materials include EIAJ videotapes, 2" videotape, 1/4" audiotape, 16 mm film, and data tape.
Topic:
Animal behavior  Search this
Antelopes  Search this
Coendou  Search this
Dasyproctidae  Search this
Elephantulus  Search this
Giraffe  Search this
Leontopithecus rosalia  Search this
Indian rhinoceros  Search this
Red panda  Search this
Pregnancy in animals  Search this
Sable antelope  Search this
Sloths  Search this
Tapirs  Search this
Tigers  Search this
Zoo animals  Search this
Zoology -- Research.  Search this
Zoos  Search this
Genre/Form:
Electronic records
Audiotapes
Videotapes
Motion pictures (visual works)
Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 08-045, National Zoological Park, Dept. of Zoological Research, Animal Research Records
Identifier:
Accession 08-045
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Animal Research Records
Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
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ead_collection:sova-sia-fa08-045

Subject Files

Creator:
National Zoological Park, Dept. of Zoological Research  Search this
Extent:
2 cu. ft. (2 record storage boxes)
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Manuscripts
Newsletters
Date:
1977-2000
Descriptive Entry:
These records consist of materials created and maintained by Devra G. Kleiman documenting activities, programs, research, long-term planning, and administration of the Department of Zoological Research (DZR). Kleiman was a research scientist as well as Assistant Director for Animal Programs, 1983-1984; Assistant Director for Zoological Research and Educational Activities, 1984-1985; and Assistant Director for Research, 1985-1996 before retiring in 2000 and volunteering on an occasional basis. Materials include correspondence and memoranda; grant information; policies and planning documents; departmental meeting minutes; reports; newsletters; information related to the Congress of Scholars; and related materials.
Topic:
Fund accounting  Search this
Zoology -- Research.  Search this
Zoos  Search this
Genre/Form:
Manuscripts
Newsletters
Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 08-134, National Zoological Park, Dept. of Zoological Research, Subject Files
Identifier:
Accession 08-134
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Subject Files
Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
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Subject Files

Creator:
National Zoological Park, Dept. of Zoological Research  Search this
Extent:
1 cu. ft. (1 record storage box)
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Clippings
Brochures
Manuscripts
Black-and-white photographs
Date:
1973-1998
Descriptive Entry:
This accession consists of records created and maintained by Devra G. Kleiman documenting the administrative, professional, and programmatic activities of the Dept. of Zoological Research. Kleiman served as Scientist, 1972-1982; Acting Assistant Director for Animal Programs, 1982-1983; Assistant Director for Animal Programs, 1983-1984; Assistant Director for Zoological Research and Education, 1984-1985; Assistant Director for Research, 1985-1996; Assistant Director of Zoological Research, 1996-1997, and Senior Scientist, 1997-2001. Records document Kleiman's activities as well as those of the scientists she supervised. Topics include volunteer training, research projects, conservation training, relations with external organizations, and general outreach. Materials include correspondence, memoranda, training materials, procedural manuals, meeting materials, clippings, images, brochures, notes, and related materials. Some materials were created while the unit was known as the Office of Animal Management (through 1979), the Office of Animal Programs (1979-1984), or the Dept. of Zoological Research and Education (1984-1985).
Topic:
Conservation biology  Search this
Occupational training  Search this
Public relations  Search this
Volunteers  Search this
Zoologists  Search this
Zoology -- Research.  Search this
Zoology -- Study and teaching  Search this
Zoos  Search this
Genre/Form:
Clippings
Brochures
Manuscripts
Black-and-white photographs
Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 11-165, National Zoological Park, Dept. of Zoological Research, Subject Files
Identifier:
Accession 11-165
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Subject Files
Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
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ead_collection:sova-sia-fa11-165

Correspondence and Read Files

Creator:
National Zoological Park, Dept. of Zoological Research  Search this
Extent:
8 cu. ft. (8 record storage boxes)
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Manuscripts
Color photographs
Date:
1960-2000
Descriptive Entry:
This accession consists of records created and maintained by Devra G. Kleiman documenting interactions with scientists, students, educators, and Dept. of Zoological Research staff. Kleiman served as Scientist, 1972-1982; Acting Assistant Director for Animal Programs, 1982-1983; Assistant Director for Animal Programs, 1983-1984; Assistant Director for Zoological Research and Education, 1984-1985; Assistant Director for Research, 1985-1996; Assistant Director of Zoological Research, 1996-1997, and Senior Scientist, 1997-2001. Materials include correspondence (mostly incoming) as well as enclosures such as reports, curricula vitae, graduate papers, and color photographs. Some correspondence files were originally created prior to Kleiman's appointment to the National Zoological Park.
Topic:
Zoo animals  Search this
Zoology -- Research.  Search this
Zoology -- Study and teaching  Search this
Zoos  Search this
Genre/Form:
Manuscripts
Color photographs
Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 11-167, National Zoological Park, Dept. of Zoological Research, Correspondence and Read Files
Identifier:
Accession 11-167
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Correspondence and Read Files
Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
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Animal Research Records

Creator:
National Zoological Park, Dept. of Zoological Research  Search this
Extent:
2 cu. ft. (2 record storage boxes)
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Journals (accounts)
Manuscripts
Electronic records
Floppy disks
Date:
circa 1962-2000
Descriptive Entry:
This accession consists of records documenting small mammal research performed by Devra G. Kleiman as well as the overall administration of research activities within the Dept. of Zoological Research. Kleiman served as Scientist, 1972-1982; Acting Assistant Director for Animal Programs, 1982-1983; Assistant Director for Animal Programs, 1983-1984; Assistant Director for Zoological Research and Education, 1984-1985; Assistant Director for Research, 1985-1996; Assistant Director of Zoological Research, 1996-1997, and Senior Scientist, 1997-2001. Materials include correspondence, reports, observation journals, publication lists, notes, and related materials. Some materials are in electronic format. Some materials date from before Kleiman was hired by the National Zoological Park.
Restrictions:
Unrestricted, Transferring office; Contact reference staff for details.
Topic:
Mammals  Search this
Zoo animals  Search this
Zoology -- Research.  Search this
Zoos  Search this
Genre/Form:
Journals (accounts)
Manuscripts
Electronic records
Floppy disks
Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 11-221, National Zoological Park, Dept. of Zoological Research, Animal Research Records
Identifier:
Accession 11-221
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Animal Research Records
Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
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ead_collection:sova-sia-fa11-221

Golden Lion Tamarin Conservation Program Records

Creator:
National Zoological Park, Dept. of Zoological Research  Search this
Extent:
4 cu. ft. (4 record storage boxes)
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Manuscripts
Electronic records
Floppy disks
Date:
1982-1999
Descriptive Entry:
This accession consists of records created and maintained by J. (Jonathan) D. Ballou documenting the administration of the Golden Lion Tamarin Conservation Program (GLTCP), particularly in regards to population management. Topics documented in this accession include studbook administration, reintroduction logistics, breeding management within zoos, and involvement with international conservation organizations and committees. In addition to golden lion tamarins, records also document the conservation of golden headed lion tamarins and black lion tamarins. Materials include correspondence, memoranda, meeting materials, grant proposals, data, and related materials. Some materials are in electronic format. Some materials were created by the department's predecessor offices, the Office of Animal Programs (1979-1984) and the Department of Zoological Research and Education (1984-1985).
Topic:
Animal population genetics  Search this
Black lion tamarin  Search this
Golden lion tamarin  Search this
Wildlife conservation  Search this
Wildlife reintroduction  Search this
Zoo animals  Search this
Zoos  Search this
Genre/Form:
Manuscripts
Electronic records
Floppy disks
Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 11-266, National Zoological Park, Dept. of Zoological Research, Golden Lion Tamarin Conservation Program Records
Identifier:
Accession 11-266
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Golden Lion Tamarin Conservation Program Records
Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
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ead_collection:sova-sia-fa11-266

Subject Files

Creator:
National Zoological Park, Dept. of Zoological Research  Search this
Extent:
0.5 cu. ft. (1 document box)
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Manuscripts
Books
Date:
1981-1999
Descriptive Entry:
This accession consists of records created and maintained by Miles Roberts documenting the administration of the Department of Zoological Research, of which he served as Deputy Head. Topics documented include oversight of projects and departmental planning. A few records document the daily care and management of animals. Materials include weekly reports, meeting materials, project proposals, animal logbooks, and related materials. Some materials were created by the Office of Animal Programs (1979-1984) or the Office of Zoological Research and Education (1984-1985).
Topic:
Zoo animals  Search this
Zoology -- Research.  Search this
Zoos  Search this
Genre/Form:
Manuscripts
Books
Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 11-274, National Zoological Park, Dept. of Zoological Research, Subject Files
Identifier:
Accession 11-274
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Subject Files
Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-sia-fa11-274

Animal Research Records

Creator:
National Zoological Park, Dept. of Zoological Research  Search this
Extent:
12.66 cu. ft. (6 record storage boxes) (9 document boxes) (6 5x8 boxes)
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Manuscripts
Newsletters
Audiotapes
Motion pictures (visual works)
Videotapes
Date:
1972-1990
Descriptive Entry:
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 Ling-Ling and subsequent births, the Golden Lion Tamarin Release Program, and the breeding of golden lion tamarins and golden lion marmosets. Devra G. Kleiman was a research scientist as well as Assistant Director for Animal Programs, 1983-1984; Assistant Director for Zoological Research and Educational Activities, 1984-1985; and Assistant Director for Research, 1985-1996.

Materials include correspondence, memoranda, notes, observations, studbooks, statistical data, preparatory materials for articles and conferences, meeting minutes, golden lion tamarin fur samples, and other research-related materials. Materials also include video footage of the interactions between Hsing-Hsing and Ling-Ling and the birth of each of Ling-Ling's three offspring in U-matic, 1/2" EIAJ, Beta, VHS, and metal particle tape formats; audio cassette tapes, mostly transcribed, of observations made during panda watches; master and duplicate copies of the thirty minute film Social and Reproductive Development of the Giant Panda in U-matic and 1/2" EIAJ videotape format; and a release print, working prints, original color negatives, and an "A" and "B" roll for the four-minute film Golden Lion Tamarin Reintroduction to the Wild.
Topic:
Golden Lion Tamarin Reintroduction to the Wild (Motion picture) 1984.  Search this
Social and Reproductive Development of the Giant Panda (Motion picture) c. 1978.  Search this
Giant panda  Search this
Leontopithecus rosalia  Search this
Research  Search this
Zoo animals  Search this
Zoos  Search this
Genre/Form:
Manuscripts
Newsletters
Audiotapes
Motion pictures (visual works)
Videotapes
Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 01-227, National Zoological Park, Dept. of Zoological Research, Animal Research Records
Identifier:
Accession 01-227
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Animal Research Records
Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
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ead_collection:sova-sia-fa01-227

Animal Research Records

Creator:
National Zoological Park, Dept. of Zoological Research  Search this
Extent:
5 cu. ft. (5 record storage boxes)
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Audiotapes
Videotapes
Motion pictures (visual works)
Date:
circa 1966-1984
Descriptive Entry:
This accession consists of records documenting behavioral observations of animals at the National Zoological Park. Species documented in this accession include bush dogs, crab-eating foxes, giant pandas (by Devra G. Kleiman and William A. Xanten), lesser pandas, Asian elephants (by John Eisenberg), Tasmanian devils, giraffes, Nile hippopotamus, Indian rhinoceros (by Helmut K. Buechner), spectacled bears (by Daryl J. Boness), sloth bears (by Daryl J. Boness), polar bears (by Daryl J. Boness), sable antelope (by Helmut K. Buechner), bongos, dik diks, oryx, duikers, and golden lion tamarins (by Helmut K. Buechner). Materials include raw and edited audio, film, and video footage. Materials also includes a Friends of the National Zoo training video which include clips from the Dept. of Zoological Research observations as well as a few lecture recordings.
Topic:
Animal behavior  Search this
Antelopes  Search this
Bears  Search this
Dik-diks  Search this
Duikers  Search this
Elephants  Search this
Foxes  Search this
Giant panda  Search this
Giraffe  Search this
Leontopithecus rosalia  Search this
Hippopotamus  Search this
Indian rhinoceros  Search this
Lectures and lecturing  Search this
Oryx  Search this
Polar bear  Search this
Red panda  Search this
Sable antelope  Search this
Spectacled bear  Search this
Tasmanian devil  Search this
Training  Search this
Wild dogs  Search this
Zoo animals  Search this
Zoology -- Research.  Search this
Zoos  Search this
Genre/Form:
Audiotapes
Videotapes
Motion pictures (visual works)
Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 10-158, National Zoological Park, Dept. of Zoological Research, Animal Research Records
Identifier:
Accession 10-158
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Animal Research Records
Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-sia-fa10-158

Animal Research Records

Creator:
National Zoological Park, Dept. of Zoological Research  Search this
Extent:
14 cu. ft. (13 record storage boxes) (2 document boxes)
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Field notes
Manuscripts
Audiotapes
Motion pictures (visual works)
Videotapes
Date:
circa 1969-2001
Descriptive Entry:
This accession consists of records documenting research performed by the staff of the Dept. of Zoological Research. The majority of the records were created and maintained by Devra G. Kleiman who served as Scientist, 1972-1982; Acting Assistant Director for Animal Programs, 1982-1983; Assistant Director for Animal Programs, 1983-1984; Assistant Director for Zoological Research and Education, 1984-1985; Assistant Director for Research, 1985-1996; Assistant Director of Zoological Research, 1996-1997, and Senior Scientist, 1997-2001. Smaller amounts of records were created by John Frederick Eisenberg, Resident Scientist, 1971-1979, and Assistant Director for Animal Programs, 1979-1982; Helmut K. Buechner, Senior Ecologist, 1972-1975; James M. Dietz, Golden Lion Tamarin Conservation Program; and others. Research topics documented include the Smithsonian-Venezuela Research Project, golden lion tamarins, giant pandas, rhinoceroses, elephants, tasmanian devils, chinchillas, and other rodents and small mammals. Some materials may have been created as part of the Golden Lion Tamarin Conservation Program, a subset of the department.

Materials include proposals, reports, and budgets for research projects; correspondence and memoranda; film, video, and written observations, including field notes; original data and statistical and graphical analysis; audio recordings of vocalizations; and videotaped television programs and lectures about research projects. Some materials were created by predecessor offices, including the Office of Animal Management (through 1979), the Office of Animal Programs (1979-1984), and the Dept. of Zoological Research and Education (1984-1985).
Topic:
Chinchillas  Search this
Conservation biology  Search this
Elephants  Search this
Giant panda  Search this
Golden lion tamarin  Search this
Mammals  Search this
Rhinoceroses  Search this
Rodents  Search this
Tasmanian devil  Search this
Wildlife conservation  Search this
Zoo animals  Search this
Zoology -- Research.  Search this
Zoos  Search this
Genre/Form:
Field notes
Manuscripts
Audiotapes
Motion pictures (visual works)
Videotapes
Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 11-168, National Zoological Park, Dept. of Zoological Research, Animal Research Records
Identifier:
Accession 11-168
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Animal Research Records
Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-sia-fa11-168

Animal Research Records

Creator:
National Zoological Park, Dept. of Zoological Research  Search this
Extent:
10 cu. ft. (8 record storage boxes) (4 document boxes)
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Manuscripts
Floppy disks
Audiotapes
Videotapes
Electronic records
Date:
1970-1996
Descriptive Entry:
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 cockatoos, black rhinoceroses, wildebeests (gnus), pygmy hippopotamuses, elephant shrews, sables, elephants, marmosets, orangutans, greater galagos, Guam rails, red pandas, Micronesian kingfishers, giant pandas, and white-faced sakis. Materials include correspondence, memoranda, reports, reproductive data, data analysis programs, notes, audiotapes, videotapes, and related materials. Some materials are in electronic format, including punch cards. Some materials were created by predecessor offices, including the Office of Animal Management (through 1979), the Office of Animal Programs (1979-1984), and the Dept. of Zoological Research and Education (1984-1985).
Topic:
Cheetah  Search this
Conservation biology  Search this
Elephant shrews  Search this
Elephants  Search this
Giant panda  Search this
Grizzly bear  Search this
Maned wolf  Search this
Orangutan  Search this
Oryx  Search this
Otters  Search this
Pygmy hippopotamus  Search this
Rails (Birds)  Search this
Red panda  Search this
Wildlife conservation  Search this
Zoo animals  Search this
Zoology -- Research.  Search this
Zoos  Search this
Animal population genetics  Search this
Black rhinoceros  Search this
California condor  Search this
Cockatoos  Search this
Galagos  Search this
Gnus  Search this
Ibex  Search this
Kingfishers  Search this
Marmosets  Search this
Mynahs  Search this
Przewalski's horse  Search this
Tamarins  Search this
Tiger  Search this
Genre/Form:
Manuscripts
Floppy disks
Audiotapes
Videotapes
Electronic records
Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 11-265, National Zoological Park, Dept. of Zoological Research, Animal Research Records
Identifier:
Accession 11-265
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Animal Research Records
Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-sia-fa11-265

Animal Research Records

Creator:
National Zoological Park, Dept. of Zoological Research  Search this
Extent:
6.08 cu. ft. (5 record storage boxes) (1 document box) (1 tall document box)
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Manuscripts
Floppy disks
Electronic records
Color transparencies
Audiotapes
Motion pictures (visual works)
Video recordings
Videotapes
Date:
circa 1974-1998
Descriptive Entry:
This accession consists of records documenting the research of Miles Roberts, a specialist in mammals and Deputy Head of the Department of Zoological Research. Animals documented in this research include kangaroo rats, raccoons, gibbons, langurs, sloth bears, spectacled bears, polar bears, red pandas, opossums, giant pandas, bandicoots, elephant shrews, and gliders. Materials include correspondence, reports, meeting materials, notes, data sheets, background materials, images, film, audio, video, and related materials. Some materials are in electronic format. Some materials were created by predecessor offices, including the Office of Animal Management (through 1979), the Office of Animal Programs (1979-1984), and the Department of Zoological Research and Education (1984-1985).
Topic:
Bears  Search this
Elephant shrews  Search this
Giant panda  Search this
Gibbons  Search this
Mammals  Search this
Polar bear  Search this
Raccoon  Search this
Red panda  Search this
Zoo animals  Search this
Zoology -- Research.  Search this
Zoos  Search this
Bandicoots  Search this
Gliders (Mammals)  Search this
Kangaroo rats  Search this
Langurs  Search this
Opossums  Search this
Genre/Form:
Manuscripts
Floppy disks
Electronic records
Color transparencies
Audiotapes
Motion pictures (visual works)
Video recordings
Videotapes
Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 11-275, National Zoological Park, Dept. of Zoological Research, Animal Research Records
Identifier:
Accession 11-275
See more items in:
Animal Research Records
Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-sia-fa11-275

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