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Finding Aids to Official Records of the Smithsonian Institution Archives

Accession 03-037

Conservation and Research Center (National Zoological Park)

Subject Files, 1970-1987

Repository: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Washington, D.C. Contact us at osiaref@si.edu.
Creator: Conservation and Research Center (National Zoological Park)
Title: Subject Files
Dates: 1970-1987
Quantity: 13 cu. ft. (13 record storage boxes)
Collection: Accession 03-037
Language of Materials: English
Summary:

This accession consists of records created and maintained by Christen M. Wemmer, Associate Director, documenting administrative activities. Some materials pre-date Wemmer and the Conservation and Research Center and were probably collected from other offices as informational files. Major topics include the American Association for Zoological Parks and Aquariums (now the American Zoo and Aquarium Association), the Appalachian Trail, Friends of the National Zoo (FONZ), programs in Nepal, Pere David's deer, personnel issues, research proposals, safety and security, daily operations, and public outreach. Materials include annual reports; budgets and budget justifications; committee agendas and minutes; correspondence; informational files; interactions with external organizations; memoranda; project proposals and reviews; staff meeting agendas, announcements, and minutes; strategic planning documents; FONZ training, budget, and grant records; professional society correspondence, newsletters, and information files; copies of legislation; workshop and symposium files; copies of permits; and trip reports.

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This accession consists of records created and maintained by Christen M. Wemmer, Associate Director, documenting administrative activities. Some materials pre-date Wemmer and the Conservation and Research Center (CRC) and were probably collected from other offices as informational files. Major topics include the American Association for Zoological Parks and Aquariums (now the American Zoo and Aquarium Association), the Appalachian Trail, Friends of the National Zoo (FONZ), programs in Nepal, Pere David's deer, personnel issues, research proposals, safety and security, daily operations, and public outreach. Materials include annual reports; budgets and budget justifications; committee agendas and minutes; correspondence; informational files; interactions with external organizations; memoranda; project proposals and reviews; staff meeting agendas, announcements, and minutes; strategic planning documents; FONZ training, budget, and grant records; professional society correspondence, newsletters, and information files; copies of legislation; workshop and symposium files; copies of permits; and trip reports.

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Preferred Citation

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 03-037, Conservation and Research Center (National Zoological Park), Subject Files

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Container List

Box 1

Accidents, 1983-1985

Box 1 of 13

American Association of Zoological Parks and Aquariums - Miami Notes, September 17, 1984

Box 1 of 13

American Association of Zoological Parks and Aquariums, 1981-1985 (4 folders)

Box 1 of 13

American Association of Zoological Parks and Aquariums - WCMC, 1985

Box 1 of 13

Accounting, 1975-1980

Box 1 of 13

American Association of Zoological Parks and Aquariums Annual Conference, September 12-19, 1986

Box 1 of 13

Animal Programs Committee, 1981-1983

Box 1 of 13

Annual Reports From 1978-1981

Box 1 of 13

Appalachian National Scenic Trail Advisory Council, 1982

Box 1 of 13

Land Protection Status, 1982

Box 1 of 13

Appalachian Trail, 1981- [1973-1983]

Box 1 of 13

Appalachian Trail, 1978-1981 [1975-1985]

Box 1 of 13

Box 2

Audio-Visual Equipment, 1982

Box 2 of 13

Awards, 1979-1981

Box 2 of 13

Research - Bali Mynah, 1984-1985

Box 2 of 13

Belize, 1984

Box 2 of 13

Belize Zoo, 1986-1987

Box 2 of 13

Berger, Joel, 1982-1983

Box 2 of 13

Black-Footed Ferret, 1984-1985

Box 2 of 13

Book and Ms. Reviews, 1974-1982

Box 2 of 13

Book Binding, 1976

Box 2 of 13

Book Orders, 1980-1982

Box 2 of 13

Brochure, 1975-1982

Box 2 of 13

Brady, Chuck, 1977-1978

Box 2 of 13

Breeding Farms, 1982

Box 2 of 13

Bubenik, Anton, 1970-1975

Box 2 of 13

Budget Justification, 1979-1983

Box 2 of 13

Budget Info, 1975-1984

Box 2 of 13

Burma, 1985

Box 2 of 13

Camel Proposal, 1977-1979

Box 2 of 13

Camera Trap, 1981

Box 2 of 13

Committee for the Evaluation of Professional Accomplishments, 1982

Box 2 of 13

Centennial Planning Committee, 1987

Box 2 of 13

Cervid Conference: Schedule/Program, 1981-1982

Box 2 of 13

Collection Plan, 1984

Box 2 of 13

Collins - Correspondence, 1978-1984

Box 2 of 13

Computer, 1983-1985

Box 2 of 13

Box 3

Conferences, 1977-1982

Box 3 of 13

Conference Center Information, 1980

Box 3 of 13

Communication, 1975-1978

Box 3 of 13

Congressional Report, 1979-1981

Box 3 of 13

Construction, 1975-1984

Box 3 of 13

Maps (Hoofstock Enclosures), 1974

Box 3 of 13

Contributions/Donations, 1981-1983

Box 3 of 13

Front Royal Conservation Center - Miscellaneous Correspondence, 1974

Box 3 of 13

CRC Staff Meetings, 1980-1985

Box 3 of 13

Crops, 1974-1984

Box 3 of 13

Crowcroft, Peter, 1975-1979

Box 3 of 13

CRC Brochure, 1982-1983

Box 3 of 13

CRC Brochure, 1982

Box 3 of 13

CRC Film, 1981-1982

Box 3 of 13

CRC Film, 1979

Box 3 of 13

Conservation Reports, 1981-1984

Box 3 of 13

CRC Staff Meetings, 1977-1983

Box 3 of 13

Customs Property, 1974

Box 3 of 13

Deer Conservation Conference, 1980-1982

Box 3 of 13

Box 4

Deer Specialist Group International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) Species Survival Commission, 1984

Box 4 of 13

Derrickson Correspondence, 1984-1985

Box 4 of 13

Diet

Box 4 of 13

Wemmer - Director's Appointment, 1983

Box 4 of 13

Earthwatch, 1983-1985

Box 4 of 13

Education and Grant Information, 1973-1985

Box 4 of 13

Eld's Deer, 1984-1985

Box 4 of 13

Eld's Deer Agreement, 1981-1982

Box 4 of 13

Electricity, 1981-1982

Box 4 of 13

Elephant, 1983-1985 (3 folders)

Box 4 of 13

Equal Employment Opportunity, 1978-1981

Box 4 of 13

Employment Information, 1985-1986

Box 4 of 13

Excess Property, 1978-1981

Box 4 of 13

Farm Equipment, 1981

Box 4 of 13

Field Studies, 1982-1985

Box 4 of 13

Fire, 1982-1983

Box 4 of 13

Firewood and Woodstoves, 1979-1982

Box 4 of 13

FONZ Front Royal, 1981-1982

Box 4 of 13

FONZ, 1981-1984 (Folder 1 of 2)

Box 4 of 13

Box 5

FONZ, 1981-1984 (Folder 2 of 2)

Box 5 of 13

FONZ Organization, 1983-1985

Box 5 of 13

FONZ Requests, 1985 (8 folders)

Box 5 of 13

FONZ Research and Education, 1985

Box 5 of 13

FONZ Checks

Box 5 of 13

Golden Lion Tamarin, 1983

Box 5 of 13

Greenwell, 1982-1984

Box 5 of 13

Greenwell, Guy, 1977-1981

Box 5 of 13

Handraising, 1981-1982

Box 5 of 13

Giant Civet, 1978-1982

Box 5 of 13

Lactation Proposal, 1980

Box 5 of 13

Health, 1975-1983

Box 5 of 13

Heating Oil, 1981-1982

Box 5 of 13

Correspondence - India, 1985-1987

Box 5 of 13

India, 1983

Box 5 of 13

Information from Zoo, 1982

Box 5 of 13

Information Handbook, 1977-1979

Box 5 of 13

Box 6

Insurance - Worker's Compensation, 1979-1982

Box 6 of 13

Internships, 1987

Box 6 of 13

Inventory Forms, 1979

Box 6 of 13

IUCN, 1984-1985

Box 6 of 13

International Union of Directors of Zoological Gardens (IUDZG), 1981

Box 6 of 13

Work Requests, 1979

Box 6 of 13

Job Requests, 1974-1979

Box 6 of 13

Legislation Keeper Exchange, 1979-1980

Box 6 of 13

Lehmkuhl, John, 1984

Box 6 of 13

Letters of Recommendation, 1977-1985

Box 6 of 13

Library, 1982-1985

Box 6 of 13

4-H Center, 1977-1979

Box 6 of 13

Gharials, 1981-1982

Box 6 of 13

Mail Survey, 1977-1981

Box 6 of 13

Malaysia, 1985

Box 6 of 13

Maps, 1976

Box 6 of 13

Box 7

Miscellaneous Correspondence and Information, 1976-1984

Box 7 of 13

Mathias, Cathy, 1981

Box 7 of 13

Smithsonian Council, 1985

Box 7 of 13

Meetings - National Zoological Park (NZP), CRC, 1975-1983

Box 7 of 13

American Society of Mammalogists Meeting, 1983

Box 7 of 13

Groups/Committees/Meetings - American Society of Mammalogists Meeting, 1984

Box 7 of 13

National Geographic Society, 1982

Box 7 of 13

National Geographic Society, 1980-1981

Box 7 of 13

Camp Construction, 1985

Box 7 of 13

Nepal, 1983-1984 (2 folders)

Box 7 of 13

Nepal, 1982-1984

Box 7 of 13

Nepal Correspondence, 1976-1981

Box 7 of 13

Nepal - Annapurna Project, 1985

Box 7 of 13

Nepal Budget, 1984

Box 7 of 13

Box 8

Nepal - Dhungel, Sanat, 1983

Box 8 of 13

International Snow Leopard Trust - India, 1984-1985

Box 8 of 13

Nepal FONZ Tour, 1984-1985

Box 8 of 13

Nepal - General, 1984-1985

Box 8 of 13

Nepal Gharials, 1983-1984

Box 8 of 13

Nepal - Mishra's Illustrations, 1982-1984

Box 8 of 13

Nepal - Mishra Trip, 4/7-14/1984 (Nepal-India)

Box 8 of 13

Nepal - Mishra Trip, 7/12-18/1983 (Kathmandu-Geneva-London-Washington-Panama-Washington-Kathmandu)

Box 8 of 13

Nepal - Permits, 1984-1985

Box 8 of 13

Nepal - Progress Reports, 1984-1985

Box 8 of 13

Nepal - Research - General, 1985

Box 8 of 13

Nepal - Shipments 1984

Box 8 of 13

Nepal - Snow Leopard Project 1986

Box 8 of 13

Nepal - Trekking, 1983

Box 8 of 13

Nepal Project Reports, 1973-1978

Box 8 of 13

Noble Foundation, 1976-1979

Box 8 of 13

Non-Zoo Research, 1976-1981

Box 8 of 13

O'Brien, Michael, 1977-1978

Box 8 of 13

Onager Proposal, 1977-1978

Box 8 of 13

Open House, 1977-1979

Box 8 of 13

Organizational Structure, 1974-1982

Box 8 of 13

Parties, 1983-1984

Box 8 of 13

Pere David's Deer Book, 1978-1983

Box 8 of 13

Pere David's Deer Behavioral Proposal (SRF - FY 1976)

Box 8 of 13

Box 9

Pere David's Deer General Correspondence, 1981-1982

Box 9 of 13

Pere David's Deer Student Questionnaire, 1978

Box 9 of 13

Pere David's Deer Workshop, 1977-1978

Box 9 of 13

Pellew, Robin (Cambridge University Press, London), 1985

Box 9 of 13

Permits, 1980-1982

Box 9 of 13

Personnel, 1974-1981

Box 9 of 13

Performance Appraisals, 1981-1983

Box 9 of 13

Personnel, 1978-1980 (2 folders)

Box 9 of 13

Personnel, 1981 [1981-1985] (2 folders)

Box 9 of 13

Personnel - Privacy Act, 1975

Box 9 of 13

Pest Control, 1978-1985

Box 9 of 13

Pets, 1981-1983

Box 9 of 13

Petty Cash, 1976-1978

Box 9 of 13

Pfeifer, Sharon, 1983

Box 9 of 13

Piesse, Robert L., 1984

Box 9 of 13

Physical Inventory, 1978

Box 9 of 13

Plantings, 1977-1985

Box 9 of 13

Poduska, Walter, 1975-1978

Box 9 of 13

Portillo, Tim, 1983-1984

Box 9 of 13

Procurement, 1975-1979

Box 9 of 13

Proposals ESP, 1982-1984

Box 9 of 13

Box 10

Proposals ESP, 1984

Box 10 of 13

Przewalski Horse, 1978-1983 (2 folders)

Box 10 of 13

Property and Vehicles, 1982-1983

Box 10 of 13

Rothschild's Myna Reintroduction, 1980-1984

Box 10 of 13

Publicity/Publications (4 folders)

Box 10 of 13

Box 11

Pygmy Hog Project, 1978-1979

Box 11 of 13

Questionnaires, 1981-1982

Box 11 of 13

Robb, George, 1974-1978

Box 11 of 13

Research - Raccoon, 1984

Box 11 of 13

Rabies, 1981

Box 11 of 13

Reed, Joe, 1977

Box 11 of 13

Research Correspondence, 1975-1983 (2 folders)

Box 11 of 13

Reports, Miscellaneous, 1983-1985

Box 11 of 13

Reprints, 1974-1984

Box 11 of 13

Research Proposals, 1981-1983

Box 11 of 13

Proposal for Research - NZP, 1980-1981

Box 11 of 13

Research Proposals, 1975-1980

Box 11 of 13

Retirement, 1974-1977

Box 11 of 13

Rhinoceros, 1986

Box 11 of 13

Ride for Research, 1982

Box 11 of 13

Rivinus Barn Meeting Minutes, 1985-1986

Box 11 of 13

Rothschild Myna, 1981-1982

Box 11 of 13

Ryser, Mr. Jan, 1984

Box 11 of 13

Sable, 1981

Box 11 of 13

Safety, 1981-1983

Box 11 of 13

Safety, 1980-1984

Box 11 of 13

Schmidt, Christian, 1973-1979

Box 11 of 13

Scholarly Studies, 1982

Box 11 of 13

Schurer, Ulrich, 1974-1979

Box 11 of 13

Search Committee, 1982-1983

Box 11 of 13

Box 12

Security, 1970-1980

Box 12 of 13

Security, 1982-1983

Box 12 of 13

Signs, 1979-1981

Box 12 of 13

SI-HMG Agreement, 1978-1982

Box 12 of 13

SI Postdoc, 1978-1982

Box 12 of 13

SI Property Inventory, 1983

Box 12 of 13

SI Women's Council, 1984-1985

Box 12 of 13

Smithsonian Associates, 1976-1980

Box 12 of 13

Solar Systems, 1980

Box 12 of 13

Special Committees, 1981

Box 12 of 13

Species Survival Plan, 1981-1982

Box 12 of 13

Suggestions, 1982-1983

Box 12 of 13

Summer Youth Employment Program (SYEP), 1983

Box 12 of 13

Summer Youth Employment Program (SYEP), 1979-1984

Box 12 of 13

Termination Procedures, 1974-1975

Box 12 of 13

The Virginia Program, 1980

Box 12 of 13

Time and Attendance Information, 1974-1981

Box 12 of 13

Travel, 1974-1982

Box 12 of 13

Tree, 1975-1983

Box 12 of 13

Union, 1974-1985

Box 12 of 13

USDA Census, 1979

Box 12 of 13

USDA Training Center, 1984

Box 12 of 13

Utilities, 1974-1981

Box 12 of 13

Vandalism, 1981

Box 12 of 13

Vaughan, Mike, 1983

Box 12 of 13

Vehicles, 1975-1982

Box 12 of 13

Venezuela Project, 1982

Box 12 of 13

VA Division of Mineral Resources, 1979

Box 12 of 13

Visitors, 1983

Box 12 of 13

Visitor's Day, 1980

Box 12 of 13

Wage Scales, 1974-1979

Box 12 of 13

Walther, Fritz, 1978

Box 12 of 13

Waser, Dr. Peter, 1983

Box 12 of 13

Water, 1979-1981

Box 12 of 13

Box 13

Water Samples, 1980

Box 13 of 13

Weather, 1972-1982

Box 13 of 13

Wind Velocity Study, 1983

Box 13 of 13

Williams Correspondence, 1983

Box 13 of 13

Wilson, Paul, 1983-1984

Box 13 of 13

Wemmer, Chris Correspondence, 1974-1982 (4 folders)

Box 13 of 13

Wemmer - Travel (AAZPA, DC-Vancouver, September 18-23, 1983)

Box 13 of 13

Williams Correspondence, 1982-1983

Box 13 of 13

Work Study Program, 1976-1982

Box 13 of 13

World Wildlife Fund, 1984-1986

Box 13 of 13

Yahner, Richard, 1977-1978

Box 13 of 13

Youth Conservation Corps, 1976-1981

Box 13 of 13

ZEST, 1975-1976

Box 13 of 13