Development Records, 1975-1999

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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.


  • Robinson, Michael H
  • Reed, Theodore H


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Repository Loc.

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Capital Gallery, Suite 3000, MRC 507; 600 Maryland Avenue, SW; Washington, DC 20024-2520


  • 1975
  • 1975-1997
  • 1975-1999

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Materials less than 15 years old Restricted. Contact reference staff for details


  • Zoos
  • Research grants
  • Fund raising


  • Brochures
  • Manuscripts

Local number

SIA RS00594

Physical description

14 cu. ft. unprocessed holdings

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