Historical Research Files, 1805-1993 and undated

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Consists of records documenting the history of the National Zoological Park as collected and compiled by Sybil E. Hamlet, Public Information Officer, and other staff. Materials include articles, newspaper clippings, correspondence, notes, unpublished manuscripts, memoranda, chronologies, narratives, maps, floor plans, and related materials.


Hamlet, Sybil E


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


  • 1805
  • 1805-1993
  • 1805-1993 and undated




  • Manuscripts
  • Clippings
  • Floor plans
  • Maps

Local number

SIA RS00972

Physical description

  • 1.67 cu. ft. unprocessed holdings
  • 3.23 cu. ft. processed holdings

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