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Finding Aids to Official Records of the Smithsonian Institution Archives

Accession 01-046

National Zoological Park. Office of the Director

Friends of the National Zoo Records, 1965-1998

Repository: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Washington, D.C. Contact us at osiaref@si.edu.
Creator: National Zoological Park. Office of the Director
Title: Friends of the National Zoo Records
Dates: 1965-1998
Quantity: 10 cu. ft. (10 record storage boxes)
Collection: Accession 01-046
Language of Materials: English
Summary:

This accession consists of materials documenting the administration of the Friends of the National Zoo (FONZ) during the tenures of Directors Theodore H. Reed, 1958-1983; and Michael H. Robinson, 1984-2000. Materials include policies, correspondence, memoranda, administrative files concerning National Zoological Park concessions and gift shops, budget records, contracts, grants, committee files, FONZ board meeting materials and minutes, volunteer and traineeship files, and other administrative files.

Descriptive Entry

This accession consists of records documenting the administration of the Friends of the National Zoo (FONZ) during the tenures of Directors Theodore H. Reed, 1958-1983, and Michael H. Robinson, 1984-2000.

Materials include policies, correspondence, memoranda, administrative files concerning National Zoological Park (NZP) concessions and gift shops, budget records, contracts, grants, committee files, FONZ board meeting materials and minutes, volunteer and traineeship files, and other administrative files.

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Subject

Physical Characteristics of Materials in the Collection

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Preferred Citation

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 01-046, National Zoological Park. Office of the Director, Friends of the National Zoo Records

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Container List

Box 1

FONZ/NSP Issues

Box 1 of 10

FONZ/NZP/SI Concessionaire, 1990

Box 1 of 10

Panda Plaza Renovation, Reptile Kiosk, Amazonia Bookstore

Box 1 of 10

Ad Hoc Committee on Financial Controls Final Report - NZP, 1993

Box 1 of 10

FONZ Board Meetings (2 folders)

Box 1 of 10

Didden, George - National Capitol Bank

Box 1 of 10

Executive Committee

Box 1 of 10

Finance Committee

Box 1 of 10

FONZ Annual Meeting, October 23, 1986

Box 1 of 10

Education Committee

Box 1 of 10

General Correspondence

Box 1 of 10

Correspondence Referred to FONZ

Box 1 of 10

FONZ Executive Director, 1987-1989

Box 1 of 10

Schroeder, James

Box 1 of 10

Membership Office

Box 1 of 10

Enhance

Box 1 of 10

Tours

Box 1 of 10

Zoo Nite

Box 1 of 10

Publications

Box 1 of 10

Zoogoer

Box 1 of 10

Complimentary Copies Requested

Box 1 of 10

1988 Guide to the National Zoo

Box 1 of 10

Volunteer Education Services (2 folders)

Box 1 of 10

Box 2

FONZ Volunteer Insurance Procedure

Box 2 of 10

Volunteer Program

Box 2 of 10

Volunteer Scripts

Box 2 of 10

Food Service

Box 2 of 10

FONZ Panda Cafe

Box 2 of 10

Mane Restaurant Building

Box 2 of 10

Merchandising

Box 2 of 10

Bookstore

Box 2 of 10

Parking Concession

Box 2 of 10

1993 FONZ Grants

Box 2 of 10

FONZ Postdoctoral Support Policy

Box 2 of 10

FONZ Budget, 1993

Box 2 of 10

FONZ Budget, 1992

Box 2 of 10

FONZ Budget, 1991

Box 2 of 10

Financial Statements, 1992-1994

Box 2 of 10

Financial Statements, 1988-1991

Box 2 of 10

T. H. Reed Animal Acquisition Fund

Box 2 of 10

MHR FONZ Discretionary Account

Box 2 of 10

Audio Publications

Box 2 of 10

Audio Tours

Box 2 of 10

Benches - FONZ

Box 2 of 10

Board of Trade 1990 Event at NZP

Box 2 of 10

Christmas Party for Staff

Box 2 of 10

FONZ/Conservation

Box 2 of 10

Docent Council, NZP, FONZ

Box 2 of 10

Earth Day

Box 2 of 10

Employee Discounts

Box 2 of 10

Klass, Margo, 1988

Box 2 of 10

Menagerie Masquerade

Box 2 of 10

Photo Center FONZ/Smithson Agreement

Box 2 of 10

Review of Internal Controls

Box 2 of 10

Security

Box 2 of 10

FONZ Space Allocation

Box 2 of 10

Telephone Service

Box 2 of 10

Box 3

Thanks to FONZ

Box 3 of 10

Tourmobile

Box 3 of 10

Visitors Service Department - Proposal by FONZ

Box 3 of 10

Warehouse

Box 3 of 10

WinterFest - FONZ

Box 3 of 10

X,Y,Z

Box 3 of 10

Use of Zoofari Proceeds

Box 3 of 10

Zoofari, 1989-1994 (5 folders)

Box 3 of 10

FONZ Membership Plan, 1986-1989 (2 folders)

Box 3 of 10

Winterfest

Box 3 of 10

TourMate - Audio Tour

Box 3 of 10

Audio Tour - Spanish

Box 3 of 10

Audio Tour

Box 3 of 10

Memorandum of Understanding

Box 3 of 10

FONZ - Contracts

Box 3 of 10

Organizational Chart

Box 3 of 10

Photo Books

Box 3 of 10

Recycling

Box 3 of 10

Stroller Rental

Box 3 of 10

Visitor Services Department

Box 3 of 10

Concession Information

Box 3 of 10

Earth Day, 1989-1990

Box 3 of 10

Food Commission Contracts

Box 3 of 10

Bookstore

Box 3 of 10

Christmas Party

Box 3 of 10

Grant Program

Box 3 of 10

Zoo Poo (2 folders)

Box 3 of 10

Food Services

Box 3 of 10

FONZ Grant Guidelines

Box 3 of 10

FONZ - Confidential

Box 3 of 10

FONZ Files

Box 3 of 10

FONZ Contract

Box 3 of 10

Box 4

FONZ Budget, 1983-1988

Box 4 of 10

FONZ Executive Committee, 1992

Box 4 of 10

FONZ Catalogue, 1987

Box 4 of 10

FONZ, 1977-1993 (6 folders)

Box 4 of 10

FONZ Grant Program, 1995 (2 folders)

Box 4 of 10

FONZ Press Highlights, 1993

Box 4 of 10

FONZ History, 1983

Box 4 of 10

FONZ, 1986-1989 (3 folders)

Box 4 of 10

Box 5

Food Service and Parking - SI/FONZ Agreement, May 1980

Box 5 of 10

Memorandum of Understanding, 1976-1990

Box 5 of 10

FONZ, 1990

Box 5 of 10

FONZ Panda Gift Shop, 1987

Box 5 of 10

April 22, 1988 Meeting with Didden

Box 5 of 10

M. Robinson, 1987

Box 5 of 10

FONZ/NZP Policy Issues Correspondence, 1986-1987

Box 5 of 10

Zoofari Policy Issues, 1987

Box 5 of 10

Promotion Policy Issues, 1986-1987

Box 5 of 10

Telemarketing Policy Issue, 1987

Box 5 of 10

Balloons, Car Parks and Special Events Policy, 1987

Box 5 of 10

FONZ Use of Vehicles in the Park Policy Issue, 1987

Box 5 of 10

Hiring and Staffing Plans Policy, 1987

Box 5 of 10

FONZ/NZP White Paper, 1987

Box 5 of 10

FONZ Bylaws, 1979

Box 5 of 10

FONZ Planning, undated

Box 5 of 10

FONZ Financial Statements, 1981-1987

Box 5 of 10

FONZ Liaison Committee Correspondence, 1987-1988

Box 5 of 10

FONZ/NZP Liaison Committee Meeting, June 1988

Box 5 of 10

FONZ/NZP Liaison Committee Meeting, May 1988

Box 5 of 10

FONZ/NZP Liaison Committee Meeting, August 1987

Box 5 of 10

FONZ/NZP Liaison Committee Meeting, June 1987

Box 5 of 10

FONZ/NZP Liaison Committee Meeting, February 1987

Box 5 of 10

FONZ Board Meeting, January 1988

Box 5 of 10

FONZ Board Minutes, Correspondence, 1988 (2 folders)

Box 5 of 10

FONZ Board Minutes, Correspondence, 1985-1987

Box 5 of 10

FONZ Grant Applications, 1985-1986

Box 5 of 10

FONZ Grants, 1986

Box 5 of 10

FONZ Parking, 1980

Box 5 of 10

FONZ Parking, 1979

Box 5 of 10

FONZ Parking Report, 1972

Box 5 of 10

FONZ, 1970, 1983

Box 5 of 10

FONZ Board Meetings, 1981-1985

Box 5 of 10

FONZ Board Meetings, 1980 (2 folders)

Box 5 of 10

FONZ Education Committee, 1983

Box 5 of 10

FONZ Zoo Guidebook, 1980

Box 5 of 10

FONZ ZooNights, 1984

Box 5 of 10

FONZ Correspondence, 1984-1985

Box 5 of 10

FONZ, 1985

Box 5 of 10

Box 6

FONZ Search Committee, April 19, 1985

Box 6 of 10

FONZ 1985 Internships

Box 6 of 10

FONZ Board Meetings, 1990

Box 6 of 10

FONZ 1986 Budget

Box 6 of 10

FONZ 1987 Budget

Box 6 of 10

FONZ 1988 Budget

Box 6 of 10

FONZ Board Meetings, 1989

Box 6 of 10

FONZ Board Capital Planning

Box 6 of 10

FONZ Board Membership Committee Meetings, 1985-1987

Box 6 of 10

FONZ Board Executive Committee Meetings, 1986-1990

Box 6 of 10

FONZ Finance Committee, 1987

Box 6 of 10

FONZ/NZP Grants, 1988

Box 6 of 10

FONZ Mid-Year Grant Review, 1988

Box 6 of 10

FONZ 1989 Budget

Box 6 of 10

FONZ Mid-Year Grant Review, 1989

Box 6 of 10

FONZ/NZP Grants, 1989

Box 6 of 10

NZP/FONZ Bookstore, 1987

Box 6 of 10

FONZ Bookstore Selection, 1987

Box 6 of 10

Books Entered/Listed, 1987

Box 6 of 10

FONZ Bookstore Expansion, 1987

Box 6 of 10

Box 7

FONZ Bookstore Correspondence, 1987

Box 7 of 10

FONZ Bookstore Correspondence, 1984-1986

Box 7 of 10

FONZ Bookstore Correspondence, 1988-1989

Box 7 of 10

FONZ Food Service, 1985-1987

Box 7 of 10

FONZ Membership Office Correspondence, 1985-1987

Box 7 of 10

FONZ A.D.O.P.T. Program, 1986-1988

Box 7 of 10

FONZ Office of Volunteer/Education Service, 1985-1987

Box 7 of 10

FONZ/NZP Interns Correspondence, 1985-1989

Box 7 of 10

Zoofari, 1987

Box 7 of 10

Zoofari, 1988

Box 7 of 10

Zoofari Auction Winners, 1988

Box 7 of 10

Zoofari, 1989

Box 7 of 10

Zoofari, 1990

Box 7 of 10

FONZ Board Meeting, 1991

Box 7 of 10

FONZ Executive Committee Meetings, 1991

Box 7 of 10

FONZ/NZP Grants, 1990

Box 7 of 10

FONZ Interns, 1990

Box 7 of 10

FONZ 1990 Budget (2 folders)

Box 7 of 10

FONZ Contract Renewal Negotiations, 1990

Box 7 of 10

Box 8

FONZ ZooNights, 1985

Box 8 of 10

FONZ Benefit Committee Meeting, 1983

Box 8 of 10

FONZ Correspondence, 1984-1985

Box 8 of 10

FONZ Executive Committee Meeting, 1983-1984

Box 8 of 10

FONZ Correspondence, 1979-1980 (2 folders)

Box 8 of 10

FONZ Office of Education and Volunteer Services, 1981

Box 8 of 10

FONZ Employee Discounts, 1975-1977

Box 8 of 10

FONZ Fund Raising - Animal Acquisitions, 1982-1983

Box 8 of 10

FONZ Budget, 1983-1984

Box 8 of 10

FONZ Grant Budget, 1983

Box 8 of 10

FONZ Budget, 1981-1983 (2 folders)

Box 8 of 10

FONZ Board of Directors, 1981

Box 8 of 10

Cosmos Club Lunch, 1980

Box 8 of 10

FONZ Budget, 1980

Box 8 of 10

FONZ Conflict of Interest, 1977

Box 8 of 10

FONZ Tax, 1979

Box 8 of 10

FONZ Budget, 1983-1984

Box 8 of 10

FONZ Grants and Funding, 1979

Box 8 of 10

FONZ Constitution and Bylaws, 1965-1972

Box 8 of 10

FONZ Financial Statements/Reports, 1979-1980 (2 folders)

Box 8 of 10

FONZ/NZP Resident Traineeship, 1981

Box 8 of 10

FONZ Traineeships, 1980

Box 8 of 10

FONZ, 1975-1976

Box 8 of 10

FONZ Insurance, 1982

Box 8 of 10

FONZ Grants and Funding, 1980

Box 8 of 10

FONZ, 1978-1983 (2 folders)

Box 8 of 10

Box 9

FONZ Contract, 1976-1982

Box 9 of 10

FONZ Visiting Keeper Program, 1979-1980

Box 9 of 10

FONZ Guidebook, 1981

Box 9 of 10

FONZ Lunch Requests, 1982

Box 9 of 10

FONZ Merchandising/Gift Shops/Bookstore, 1982-1984

Box 9 of 10

FONZ Food Service, 1983-1984

Box 9 of 10

Zoo Breeding Book, 1982

Box 9 of 10

FONZ Merchandising/Gift Shops/Bookstore - Gallery, 1980

Box 9 of 10

FONZ Tours, 1979-1984

Box 9 of 10

FONZ Volunteers, 1983

Box 9 of 10

FONZ Volunteers, 1980-1983

Box 9 of 10

FONZ Volunteers, 1979

Box 9 of 10

Research Traineeships, 1983

Box 9 of 10

Zoogoer, 1984-1985

Box 9 of 10

FONZ Traineeships, 1979

Box 9 of 10

FONZ Food Pricing Request, 1983

Box 9 of 10

FONZ - Gerry Ward & Associates/Food Service Correspondence, 1980

Box 9 of 10

FONZ - Gerry Ward & Associates/Food Service Correspondence, 1979

Box 9 of 10

FONZ Food Service Study by Gerry Ward, 1974

Box 9 of 10

FONZ/SI Agreement materials used by Dr. Robinson in May 1990 Meetings

Box 9 of 10

FONZ, 1984-1985

Box 9 of 10

FONZ Contract - Final, 1990

Box 9 of 10

FONZ Requests, 1987

Box 9 of 10

FONZ 1987 Budget

Box 9 of 10

FONZ Board of Directors Meeting, 1996

Box 9 of 10

Box 10

FONZ Board of Directors Meeting, 1998

Box 10 of 10

Financial Statements, 1996-1998

Box 10 of 10

FONZ Grants, 1991

Box 10 of 10

FONZ Board of Directors, 1992-1993 (2 folders)

Box 10 of 10

FONZ Interns, 1991

Box 10 of 10

NZP/FONZ Requests, 1992

Box 10 of 10

FONZ, 1994-1995

Box 10 of 10