Finding Aids to Official Records of the Smithsonian Institution Archives
Conservation and Research Center (National Zoological Park)
Subject Files, 1970-1987
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.
This collection is indexed under the following access terms. These are links to collections with related topics, persons or places.
Physical Characteristics of Materials in the Collection
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 03-037, Conservation and Research Center (National Zoological Park), Subject Files