Subject Files, 1920-2015

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Summary

Consists of general subject files relating to National Zoological Park programs, facilities, administration, and history; and issues of animal welfare, conservation, zoological parks and aquariums. Materials include correspondence, memoranda, brochures, meeting minutes, planning files, information files, newspaper clippings, brochures, agreements, proposals, architectural drawings, reports, videotapes, and related materials. Some materials are in electronic format.

Creator

National Zoological Park (U.S.) Office of the Director

Category

Series Level Description

Notes

  • To view records that comprise this series, see the detailed list of accessions and/or record units below.
  • For a history of the creating unit, refer to "Forms part of" above.

Addl. KW Subjects

  • (SIA RS00599) Astoria (Or.)
  • (SIA RS00598) Essuan (Egypt)
  • (SIA RS00597) Suan (Egypt)

Organization

Alphabetic and unarranged

Repository Loc.

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

Date

  • 1920
  • 1920-2015

Restrictions & Rights

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

Topic

  • Animals
  • Zoo directors
  • Zoos
  • Zoos--Administration
  • Zoo animals

Form/Genre

  • Manuscripts
  • Brochures
  • Electronic records
  • Compact discs
  • Videotapes
  • Architectural drawings
  • Clippings

Local number

SIA RS00596

Physical description

  • 36.5 cu. ft. unprocessed holdings
  • 10 cu. ft. processed holdings