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Accession 07-053

National Zoological Park. Office of Public Affairs

Subject Files, circa 1982-2002

Repository: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Washington, D.C. Contact us at osiaref@si.edu.
Creator: National Zoological Park. Office of Public Affairs
Title: Subject Files
Dates: circa 1982-2002
Quantity: 1 cu. ft. (1 record storage box)
Collection: Accession 07-053
Language of Materials: English
Summary:

This accession consists of records documenting the research and activities of the Office of Public Affairs, especially those activities related to development, publicity, publications, and children's activities. Also documented are the history of the National Zoological Park as researched by Sybil E. Hamlet and the proposed white-tailed deer hunt at the Conservation and Research Center that sparked an investigation by the United States Congress. Materials include correspondence, memoranda, newspaper clippings, copies of Congressional documents, draft public statements, development statistics, the 2001 crisis communication plan, staff publications lists, press releases, conceptual plans for activity areas, and notes and diaries related to historical research.

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This accession consists of records documenting the research and activities of the Office of Public Affairs, especially those activities related to development, publicity, publications, and children's activities. Also documented are the history of the National Zoological Park as researched by Sybil E. Hamlet and the proposed white-tailed deer hunt at the Conservation and Research Center that sparked an investigation by the United States Congress. Materials include correspondence, memoranda, newspaper clippings, copies of Congressional documents, draft public statements, development statistics, the 2001 crisis communication plan, staff publications lists, press releases, conceptual plans for activity areas, and notes and diaries related to historical research.

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Preferred Citation

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 07-053, National Zoological Park. Office of Public Affairs, Subject Files

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Container List

Box 1

Deer Hunt Fiasco, 1982 (4 folders)

Box 1 of 1

Crisis Communication Plan, 2002

Box 1 of 1

Development Office, 1993-1999 (2 folders)

Box 1 of 1

Staff Publications, 1912-1991 (published in 1989 and 1992)

Box 1 of 1

Publicity, 2000-2001

Box 1 of 1

Sybil Hamlet's Zoo History Files (2 folders)

Box 1 of 1

Zoo Partnerz Project, 1996

Box 1 of 1

"A Children' Trail at the National Zoo," February 1989

Box 1 of 1

"Rabitat: An Activity Garden for Children and Their Families," March 1988

Box 1 of 1