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Finding Aids to Official Records of the Smithsonian Institution Archives

Accession 03-075

National Zoological Park. Division of Exhibit Interpretation

Exhibition Records, 1981-2000

Repository: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Washington, D.C. Contact us at osiaref@si.edu.
Creator: National Zoological Park. Division of Exhibit Interpretation
Title: Exhibition Records
Dates: 1981-2000
Quantity: 6 cu. ft. (6 record storage boxes)
Collection: Accession 03-075
Language of Materials: English
Summary:

This accession consists of records created and maintained by Richard H. Hider, Supervisory Horticulturalist and later Supervisor, Graphics and Production, documenting the planning and development of exhibitions such as Amazonia, the grasslands exhibition, Olmsted Walk, the Think Tank, and the tiger and gibbon facilities as well as general information about a wide variety of exhibitions. Materials include memoranda, correspondence, drawings, diagrams, maps, proposals, status reports, contractual information, lists of plants, revised master plan, photographs, slides, and notes.

Descriptive Entry

This accession consists of records created and maintained by Richard H. Hider, Supervisory Horticulturist and later Supervisor, Graphics and Production, documenting the planning and development of exhibitions such as Amazonia, the grasslands exhibition, Olmsted Walk, the Think Tank, and the tiger and gibbon facilities as well as general information about a wide variety of exhibitions. Materials include memoranda, correspondence, drawings, diagrams, maps, proposals, status reports, contractual information, lists of plants, revised master plan, photographs, slides, and notes.

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Preferred Citation

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 03-075, National Zoological Park. Division of Exhibit Interpretation, Exhibition Records

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Container List

Box 1

Amazonia - General Statement of Intent (1987)

Box 1 of 6

Aquatic Habitat Exhibits - Amazonia - Revised Technical Proposal (1987)

Box 1 of 6

Amazonia Design Development Submittal (June 18, 1989)

Box 1 of 6

Amazonia Narrative - A Biopark Aquatics Exhibit (August 13, 1987)

Box 1 of 6

Amazonia Scope of Work (October 15, 1987)

Box 1 of 6

Amazonia Active File (1992-1995)

Box 1 of 6

Amazonia Site Development (1992-1993)

Box 1 of 6

Amazonia Plant Culture (1992-1994)

Box 1 of 6

Amazonia - Ferns (1990-1994)

Box 1 of 6

Amazonia Book I (3 folders) (1985-1987)

Box 1 of 6

Amazonia Book II (2 folders) (1987)

Box 1 of 6

Amazonia Book III (2 folders) (1987-1988)

Box 1 of 6

Amazonia Book IV (2 folders) (1988)

Box 1 of 6

Amazonia Book V (2 folders) (1988)

Box 1 of 6

Amazonia Book VI (1988-1989)

Box 1 of 6

Box 2

Amazonia Book VII (2 folders) (1989-1990)

Box 2 of 6

Amazonia Book VIII (2 folders) (1990-1991)

Box 2 of 6

Amazonia Book IX (2 folders) (1991-1992)

Box 2 of 6

Amazonia Staffing (1985-1986)

Box 2 of 6

Amazonia Fish (1992)

Box 2 of 6

Amazonia Plant Notes (2 folders) (1993-1994)

Box 2 of 6

Amazonia Gallery (2 folders) (1994-1996)

Box 2 of 6

Grasslands Book I (2 folders) (1993)

Box 2 of 6

Grasslands Book II (2 folders) (1993-1994)

Box 2 of 6

Grasslands Book III (2 folders) (1994)

Box 2 of 6

Grasslands Book IV (folder 1 of 2) (1994-1995)

Box 2 of 6

Box 3

Grasslands Book IV (folder 2 of 2) (1994-1995)

Box 3 of 6

Grasslands Book V (2 folders) (1995)

Box 3 of 6

Grasslands Book VI (2 folders) (1995)

Box 3 of 6

Grasslands Book VII (2 folders) (1995)

Box 3 of 6

Grasslands Book VIII (2 folders) (1995)

Box 3 of 6

Grasslands Book IX (2 folders) (1995-1996)

Box 3 of 6

Grasslands Book X (2 folders) (1996)

Box 3 of 6

Grasslands Book XI (2 folders) (1996)

Box 3 of 6

Grasslands Book XII (2 folders) (1996-1997)

Box 3 of 6

Box 4

Grasslands Book XIII (2 folders) (1997-1999)

Box 4 of 6

Grasslands Phase I - Landscape Construction Documents (March 15, 1996)

Box 4 of 6

Grasslands Exhibit Phase I (March 15, 1996)

Box 4 of 6

Grasslands Financial Records (1993-1995)

Box 4 of 6

Grasslands Animals (2 folders) (1995)

Box 4 of 6

Grasslands Commission Actions (2 folders) (1995)

Box 4 of 6

Report of Subsurface Conditions and Foundation Recommendations - Grasslands Exhibit (1995)

Box 4 of 6

Grasslands Contracts (2 folders) (1993-1995)

Box 4 of 6

Grasslands Congressional Requests (1994-1996)

Box 4 of 6

Grasslands Concept Development Report, July 1994 [Accession 12-095]

Box 4 of 6

Grasslands Schematic and Conceptual Design Phase Final Report, July 8, 1996 [Accession 12-095]

Box 4 of 6

Prairie Garden/ Exhibit Development Worksheets (1996-1998)

Box 4 of 6

Olmsted Walk - Phase I, Book I (2 folders) (1983-1984)

Box 4 of 6

Olmsted Walk - Phase I, Book II (2 folders) (1984-1985)

Box 4 of 6

Olmsted Walk - Phase I, Book III (2 folders) (1985-1986)

Box 4 of 6

Olmsted Walk - Phase II, Book I (1985-1988)

Box 4 of 6

Box 5

Olmsted Walk - Phase III, Book I (2 folders) (1986-1987)

Box 5 of 6

Olmsted Walk - Phase III, Book II (2 folders) (1987-1989)

Box 5 of 6

Olmsted Walk - Schematics Phase, Book I (2 folders) (1981-1984)

Box 5 of 6

Olmsted Walk - Schematics Phase, Book II (2 folders) (1983)

Box 5 of 6

Olmsted Walk - Schematics Phase, Book III (2 folders) (1983-1984)

Box 5 of 6

Olmsted Walk - Phase III, Landscape (1989-1990)

Box 5 of 6

Olmsted Walk - Phase III, Contract Administration (1988-1990)

Box 5 of 6

Gibbon Facility Book I (2 folders) (1983-1985)

Box 5 of 6

Gibbon Facility Book II (2 folders) (1984-1986)

Box 5 of 6

Think Tank Landscape (2 folders) (1995)

Box 5 of 6

Box 6

Tigers! (2 folders) (1996-1999)

Box 6 of 6

Aquatic Trail Development (2 folders) (1997-1999)

Box 6 of 6

Graphics (1990)

Box 6 of 6

Division of Exhibits Interpretation (2 folders) (1996-2000)

Box 6 of 6

Office of Horticulture (1989-1991)

Box 6 of 6

Master Plan Revised - Book I (1984-1985)

Box 6 of 6

Master Plan Revised - Book II (1988)

Box 6 of 6

Revised Master Plan (1986)

Box 6 of 6

National Zoological Park Slides (2 folders)

Box 6 of 6