Subject Files, 1920-2015

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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.


Series Level Description


  • 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)


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Repository Loc.

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


  • 1920
  • 1920-2015

Restrictions & Rights

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


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


  • 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

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