Appointment Files, 1983-1999

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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.


  • 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


  • 1983
  • 1983-1996
  • 1983-1999

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


  • Zoos
  • Zoo directors



Local number

SIA RS00793

Physical description

12.5 cu. ft. unprocessed holdings

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