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Folder 18 Gorillas. "Moka" and "Nikumba," 1955-1972. Includes photographs

Collection Creator:
National Zoological Park, Office of the Director  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 326, National Zoological Park, Office of the Director, Records
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Smithsonian Institution Archives
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Folder 3 Construction, 1958-1964

Collection Creator:
National Zoological Park, Office of the Director  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 326, National Zoological Park, Office of the Director, Records
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Smithsonian Institution Archives
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Folders 4-7 Correspondence and memoranda, 1969-1976

Collection Creator:
National Zoological Park, Office of the Director  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 326, National Zoological Park, Office of the Director, Records
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Smithsonian Institution Archives
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Folder 3 Deputy Director, Edward Kohn. Photographs, 1978, and undated

Collection Creator:
National Zoological Park, Office of the Director  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 326, National Zoological Park, Office of the Director, Records
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Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
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Folder 5 Indian Elephant. "Ambika," 1959-1964

Collection Creator:
National Zoological Park, Office of the Director  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 326, National Zoological Park, Office of the Director, Records
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Records
Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
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American Zoo and Aquarium Association Records

Creator:
National Zoological Park, Office of the Director  Search this
Extent:
4 cu. ft. (4 record storage boxes)
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Manuscripts
Date:
1970-1994
Descriptive Entry:
This accession consists of records documenting National Zoological Park relations and collaborations with the American Zoo and Aquarium Association (before 1994 the American Association of Zoological Parks and Aquariums) during the tenures of Directors Theodore H. Reed, 1958-1983; and Michael H. Robinson, 1984-2000.

Materials include correspondence, meeting minutes, conference files, policies, accreditation records, and species survival files.
Topic:
Zoos  Search this
Genre/Form:
Manuscripts
Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 01-049, National Zoological Park, Office of the Director, American Zoo and Aquarium Association Records
Identifier:
Accession 01-049
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Smithsonian Institution Archives
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Correspondence

Creator:
National Zoological Park, Office of the Director  Search this
Extent:
6 cu. ft. (6 record storage boxes)
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Manuscripts
Date:
1976-2000
Descriptive Entry:
This accession consists of scientific correspondence and letters to and from the public received and written by Director Michael H. Robinson, 1984-2000, with some material dating to the tenure of Theodore H. Reed, 1958-1983.
Rights:
Restricted for 15 years, until Jan-01-2016; Transferring office; Contact reference staff for details.
Topic:
Zoos  Search this
Genre/Form:
Manuscripts
Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 01-051, National Zoological Park, Office of the Director, Correspondence
Identifier:
Accession 01-051
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Correspondence
Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
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Professional Activity Files

Creator:
National Zoological Park, Office of the Director  Search this
Extent:
2 cu. ft. (2 record storage boxes)
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Manuscripts
Date:
1983-1998
Descriptive Entry:
This accession consists of records documenting the professional activities of Director Michael H. Robinson, 1984-2000. Materials concern professional society activities and memberships, media interviews, committee participation, and Robinson lectures.
Rights:
Restricted for 15 years, until Jan-01-2014; Transferring office; Contact reference staff for details.
Topic:
Zoos  Search this
Genre/Form:
Manuscripts
Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 01-052, National Zoological Park, Office of the Director, Professional Activity Files
Identifier:
Accession 01-052
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Professional Activity Files
Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
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ead_collection:sova-sia-fa01-052

Budget Records

Creator:
National Zoological Park, Office of the Director  Search this
Extent:
1 cu. ft. (2 document box)
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Manuscripts
Date:
1994-2000
Descriptive Entry:
This accession cConsists of records documenting budget planning, execution, and administration during the tenure of Director Michael H. Robinson, 1984-2000. Materials include correspondence, memoranda, budget justifications and submissions, and other administrative records.

See also Accession 01-042, Director's Subject Files, which may contain related records.
Rights:
Restricted for 15 years, until Jan-01-2016; Transferring office; Contact reference staff for details.
Topic:
Zoos  Search this
Genre/Form:
Manuscripts
Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 01-094, National Zoological Park, Office of the Director, Budget Records
Identifier:
Accession 01-094
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Budget Records
Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
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Development Records

Creator:
National Zoological Park, Office of the Director  Search this
Extent:
1 cu. ft. (1 record storage box)
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Manuscripts
Date:
1996-1999
Descriptive Entry:
This accession consists of records documenting fundraising and research development at the National Zoological Park through private and corporate donors, sponsorships, and grants during the tenure of Director Michael H. Robinson, 1984-2000. Materials include correspondence, informational brochures and reports, grant proposals to Smithsonian and non-Smithsonian funding agencies, planning files, and event records.
Rights:
Restricted for 15 years, until Jan-01-2015; Transferring office; Contact reference staff for details.
Topic:
Zoos  Search this
Genre/Form:
Manuscripts
Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 01-095, National Zoological Park, Office of the Director, Development Records
Identifier:
Accession 01-095
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Development Records
Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
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Records

Creator:
National Zoological Park, Office of the Director  Search this
Extent:
5 cu. ft. (5 record storage boxes)
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Manuscripts
Date:
circa 1946-1973
Descriptive Entry:
This accession consists of correspondence, memoranda, reports, price lists, and publications documenting relations between the National Zoological Park (NZP) and domestic and foreign zoological parks and animal dealers. Much of the material documents the acquisition, loan, and exchange of animals. Most of the records were created during the tenure of Director Theodore H. Reed, with smaller amounts created by his predecessor, William M. Mann, and by Associate Director, J. Lear Grimmer.
Genre/Form:
Manuscripts
Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 96-139, National Zoological Park, Office of the Director, Records
Identifier:
Accession 96-139
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Smithsonian Institution Archives
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Folder 9 Exhibits. "Animals in Art, Sketch-ins," 1976-1979. Includes photographs

Collection Creator:
National Zoological Park, Office of the Director  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 326, National Zoological Park, Office of the Director, Records
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Records
Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
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Development Records

Creator:
National Zoological Park, Office of the Director  Search this
Extent:
13 cu. ft. (13 record storage boxes)
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Manuscripts
Brochures
Date:
1975-1997
Descriptive Entry:
This accession consists of records documenting fundraising and research development at the National Zoological Park through private and corporate donors, sponsorships, and grants during the tenures of Directors Theodore H. Reed, 1958-1983; and Michael H. Robinson, 1984-2000.

Materials include correspondence, informational brochures and reports, grant proposals to Smithsonian and non-Smithsonian funding agencies, planning files, and event records.
Rights:
Restricted for 15 years, until Jan-01-2013; Transferring office; Contact reference staff for details.
Topic:
Fund raising  Search this
Research grants  Search this
Zoos  Search this
Genre/Form:
Manuscripts
Brochures
Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 01-041, National Zoological Park, Office of the Director, Development Records
Identifier:
Accession 01-041
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Development Records
Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
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Subject Files

Creator:
National Zoological Park, Office of the Director  Search this
Extent:
16 cu. ft. (16 record storage boxes)
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Brochures
Manuscripts
Date:
1962-1998
Descriptive Entry:
This accession consists of general subject files relating to National Zoological Park programs, facilities, and administration; and issues of animal welfare, conservation, zoological parks and aquariums. These files were created and maintained during the tenures of Directors Theodore H. Reed, 1958-1983; and Michael H. Robinson, 1984-2000.

Materials include correspondence, memoranda, brochures, meeting minutes, planning files, information files, and reports. Some files at the end of this accession are simply labeled "Miscellaneous." These records were not properly filed within the Director's Office file structure. Therefore, some files may pertain to other series received from the Office, including National Zoological Park Offices, Officials, and Programs Records; Smithsonian Institution Bureaus and Offices Files; and Budget Records.
Rights:
Restricted for 15 years, until Jan-01-2014; Transferring office; Contact reference staff for details.
Topic:
Zoos  Search this
Genre/Form:
Brochures
Manuscripts
Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 01-042, National Zoological Park, Office of the Director, Subject Files
Identifier:
Accession 01-042
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Subject Files
Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
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Foreign Zoological Parks and Aquariums Files

Creator:
National Zoological Park, Office of the Director  Search this
Extent:
4 cu. ft. (4 record storage boxes)
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Brochures
Manuscripts
Date:
1978-1994
Descriptive Entry:
This accession consists of records documenting National Zoological Park relations and cooperative efforts with foreign zoological parks and aquariums during the tenures of Directors Theodore H. Reed, 1958-1983; and Michael H. Robinson, 1984-2000.

Materials include correspondence and information files.
Rights:
Restricted for 15 years, until Jan-01-2010; Transferring office; Contact reference staff for details.
Topic:
Zoos  Search this
Genre/Form:
Brochures
Manuscripts
Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 01-043, National Zoological Park, Office of the Director, Foreign Zoological Parks and Aquariums Files
Identifier:
Accession 01-043
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Foreign Zoological Parks and Aquariums Files
Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
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ead_collection:sova-sia-fa01-043

National Zoological Park Offices, Officials and Programs Files

Creator:
National Zoological Park, Office of the Director  Search this
Extent:
40 cu. ft. (40 record storage boxes)
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Manuscripts
Black-and-white photographs
Color photographs
Date:
1958-1999
Descriptive Entry:
This accession consists of records documenting the programs and activities of National Zoological Park (NZP) offices and departments during the tenures of Directors Theodore H. Reed, 1958-1983; and Michael H. Robinson, 1984-2000.

Materials include correspondence, memoranda, departmental reports, meeting minutes, planning files, research proposals and reports, collections management files, policy development records, award files, exhibition records, animal files, facilities and maintenance files, public affairs records, education files, photographs, biodiversity program records, project files, records pertaining to workshops and seminars, and other administrative records. Of particular interest are records relating to the Amazonia tropical rainforest exhibition, giant pandas, the Man and Beast Revisited Symposium, and the NZP Centennial celebration.

See also Accession 01-042, Director's Subject Files, which may contain related records.
Rights:
Restricted for 15 years, until Jan-01-2015; Transferring office; Contact reference staff for details.
Topic:
Centennial celebrations, etc.  Search this
Pandas  Search this
Zoos  Search this
Genre/Form:
Manuscripts
Black-and-white photographs
Color photographs
Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 01-044, National Zoological Park, Office of the Director, National Zoological Park Offices, Officials and Programs Files
Identifier:
Accession 01-044
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National Zoological Park Offices, Officials and Programs Files
Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
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Smithsonian Institution Bureaus and Offices Files

Creator:
National Zoological Park, Office of the Director  Search this
Extent:
10 cu. ft. (10 record storage boxes)
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Manuscripts
Brochures
Date:
1967-1998
Descriptive Entry:
This accession consists of records documenting National Zoological Park relations and cooperative efforts with Smithsonian offices and bureaus during the tenures of Directors Theodore H. Reed, 1958-1983; and Michael H. Robinson, 1984-2000. Materials include correspondence, memoranda, policies, reports, and information files.

See also Accession 01-042, Director's Subject Files, which may contain related records.
Rights:
Restricted for 15 years, until Jan-01-2014; Transferring office; Contact reference staff for details.
Topic:
Zoos  Search this
Genre/Form:
Manuscripts
Brochures
Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 01-045, National Zoological Park, Office of the Director, Smithsonian Institution Bureaus and Offices Files
Identifier:
Accession 01-045
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Smithsonian Institution Bureaus and Offices Files
Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-sia-fa01-045

Friends of the National Zoo Records

Creator:
National Zoological Park, Office of the Director  Search this
Extent:
10 cu. ft. (10 record storage boxes)
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Manuscripts
Date:
1965-1998
Descriptive Entry:
This accession consists of records documenting the administration of the Friends of the National Zoo (FONZ) during the tenures of Directors Theodore H. Reed, 1958-1983, and Michael H. Robinson, 1984-2000.

Materials include policies, correspondence, memoranda, administrative files concerning National Zoological Park concessions and gift shops, budget records, contracts, grants, committee files, FONZ board meeting materials and minutes, volunteer and traineeship files, and other administrative files.
Rights:
Restricted for 15 years, until Jan-01-2014; Transferring office; Contact reference staff for details.
Topic:
Zoos  Search this
Genre/Form:
Manuscripts
Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 01-046, National Zoological Park, Office of the Director, Friends of the National Zoo Records
Identifier:
Accession 01-046
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Friends of the National Zoo Records
Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-sia-fa01-046

Appointment Files

Creator:
National Zoological Park, Office of the Director  Search this
Extent:
11 cu. ft. (11 record storage boxes)
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Manuscripts
Date:
1983-1996
Descriptive Entry:
This accession consists of records documenting the activities of the Office of the Director during the tenure of Director Michael H. Robinson, 1984-2000, with some materials relating to Director Theodore H. Reed, 1958-1983.

Materials include files pertaining to meetings, conferences, seminars, workshops, research trips, events, media interviews, and visits to foreign and domestic zoological parks and aquariums attended or made by the Director; and tours of the National Zoological Park coordinated and/or given by the Director to Congressional leaders, scientific visitors, heads of state, friends, and associates.

Materials found in these records are not duplicated in other records created by the Office but will be supplemented by other record series created by the Office of the Director.
Rights:
Restricted for 15 years, until Jan-01-2012; Transferring office; Contact reference staff for details.
Topic:
Zoos  Search this
Genre/Form:
Manuscripts
Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 01-047, National Zoological Park, Office of the Director, Appointment Files
Identifier:
Accession 01-047
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Appointment Files
Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-sia-fa01-047

United States Zoological Parks and Aquariums Files

Creator:
National Zoological Park, Office of the Director  Search this
Extent:
4 cu. ft. (4 record storage boxes)
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Brochures
Manuscripts
Date:
1951-1995
Descriptive Entry:
This accession consists of records documenting National Zoological Park relations and cooperative efforts with United States zoological parks and aquariums during the tenures of Directors William M. Mann, 1925-1956; Theodore H. Reed, Acting Director, 1956-1958; Director, 1958-1983; and Michael H. Robinson, 1984-2000. Materials include correspondence and information files.
Topic:
Zoos  Search this
Genre/Form:
Brochures
Manuscripts
Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 01-048, National Zoological Park, Office of the Director, United States Zoological Parks and Aquariums Files
Identifier:
Accession 01-048
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United States Zoological Parks and Aquariums Files
Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-sia-fa01-048

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