United States Zoological Parks and Aquariums Files, 1951-1995

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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.


  • Mann, William M. 1886-1960
  • 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


  • 1951
  • 1951-1995

Restrictions & Rights

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


  • Zoos
  • Zoo directors


  • Brochures
  • Manuscripts

Local number

SIA RS00794

Physical description

  • 5.34 cu. ft. unprocessed holdings
  • 2 cu. ft. processed holdings

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