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Accession 01-157,  McCrane, Marion P,  Marion P. McCrane Papers, 1962-1989

Repository: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Washington, D.C. Contact us at osiaref@si.edu.
Creator: McCrane, Marion P
Title: Marion P. McCrane Papers
Dates: 1962-1989
Quantity: 0.5 cu. ft. (1 document box)
Collection: Accession 01-157
Language of Materials: English
Summary:

These records consist of materials that document the involvement of Marion P. McCrane in caring for baby animals from the National Zoological Park where she headed the Information and Education Division from 1962 through 1968; in Friends of the National Zoo (FONZ); and in The Anteaters Association. Materials include color and black and white photographs of tigers, tiger cubs, Indonesian walking sticks, elf owls, a baby two-toed sloth, and a monkey hugging a human baby; postcards of tiger cubs; an article titled "Birth, Behavior, and Development of a Hand-Reared Two-Toed Sloth," written by Marion P. McCrane; a National Geographic School Bulletin from February 20, 1967, no. 21, with an article about a two-toed sloth being raised by McCrane; newspaper clippings about animals at the zoo and the opening of the Bird House; a program from the opening of the Bird House; menus, newspaper clippings, and other materials related to the 1962 Wild Game Lunches of The Anteaters Association; an incomplete set of Tiger talk, the zoo's staff newsletter; a complete set of Spots and stripes, the FONZ newsletter, through Fall 1971, volume 8, number 3; and one issue of The Zoogoer, June/July 1973, volume 2, number 2.

Descriptive Entry

These records consist of materials that document the involvement of Marion P. McCrane in caring for baby animals from the National Zoological Park where she headed the Information and Education Division from 1962 through 1968; in Friends of the National Zoo (FONZ); and in The Anteaters Association.

Materials include color and black and white photographs of tigers, tiger cubs, Indonesian walking sticks, elf owls, a baby two-toed sloth, and a monkey hugging a human baby; postcards of tiger cubs; an article titled "Birth, Behavior, and Development of a Hand-Reared Two-Toed Sloth," written by Marion P. McCrane; a National Geographic School Bulletin from February 20, 1967, no. 21, with an article about a two-toed sloth being raised by McCrane; newspaper clippings about animals at the zoo and the opening of the Bird House; a program from the opening of the Bird House; menus, newspaper clippings, and other materials related to the 1962 Wild Game Lunches of The Anteaters Association; an incomplete set of Tiger Talk, the zoo's staff newsletter; a complete set of Spots and Stripes, the FONZ newsletter, through Fall 1971, volume 8, number 3; and one issue of The Zoogoer, June/July 1973, volume 2, number 2.

Preferred Citation

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 01-157, McCrane, Marion P, Marion P. McCrane Papers

Container List

Box 1

The Anteaters Association, 1962

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Holiday Card

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Stationery

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Miscellaneous

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Baby animals and certificate of appreciation

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Tiger Talk, November 24, 1964, number 1, to April 1968, number 60

Box 1 of 1

Tiger Talk, May 1968, number 61, to November 1989

Box 1 of 1

Spots and Stripes, March 1964, volume 1, number 1, to Winter 1969, volume 5, number 4

Box 1 of 1

Spots and Stripes, Spring 1969, volume 6, number 1, to Fall 1971, volume 8, number 3

Box 1 of 1

The Zoogoer, June/July 1973, volume 2, number 2

Box 1 of 1