Finding Aids to Official Records of the Smithsonian Institution Archives
National Zoological Park. Department of Zoological Research
Subject Files, 1973-1998
This accession consists of records created and maintained by Devra G. Kleiman documenting the administrative, professional, and programmatic activities of the Department of Zoological Research. Kleiman served as Scientist, 1972-1982; Acting Assistant Director for Animal Programs, 1982-1983; Assistant Director for Animal Programs, 1983-1984; Assistant Director for Zoological Research and Education, 1984-1985; Assistant Director for Research, 1985-1996; Assistant Director of Zoological Research, 1996-1997, and Senior Scientist, 1997-2001. Records document Kleiman's activities as well as those of the scientists she supervised. Topics include volunteer training, research projects, conservation training, relations with external organizations, and general outreach. Materials include correspondence, memoranda, training materials, procedural manuals, meeting materials, clippings, images, brochures, notes, and related materials. Some materials were created while the unit was known as the Office of Animal Management (through 1979), the Office of Animal Programs (1979-1984), or the Department of Zoological Research and Education (1984-1985).
This collection is indexed under the following access terms. These are links to collections with related topics, persons or places.
- Kleiman, Devra G.
- National Zoological Park (U.S.). Office of Animal Management
- National Zoological Park (U.S.). Office of Animal Programs
- National Zoological Park (U.S.). Department of Zoological Research and Education
- Zoology -- Research
- Conservation biology
- Zoology -- Study and teaching
- Public relations
- Occupational training
Physical Characteristics of Materials in the Collection
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 11-165, National Zoological Park. Department of Zoological Research, Subject Files