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Finding Aids to Official Records of the Smithsonian Institution Archives

Accession 11-275

National Zoological Park. Department of Zoological Research

Animal Research Records, circa 1974-1998

Repository: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Washington, D.C. Contact us at osiaref@si.edu.
Creator: National Zoological Park. Department of Zoological Research
Title: Animal Research Records
Dates: circa 1974-1998
Quantity: 6.08 cu. ft. (5 record storage boxes) (1 document box) (1 tall document box)
Collection: Accession 11-275
Language of Materials: English
Summary:

This accession consists of records documenting the research of Miles Roberts, a specialist in mammals and Deputy Head of the Department of Zoological Research. Animals documented in this research include kangaroo rats, raccoons, gibbons, langurs, sloth bears, spectacled bears, polar bears, red pandas, opossums, giant pandas, bandicoots, elephant shrews, and gliders. Materials include correspondence, reports, meeting materials, notes, data sheets, background materials, images, film, audio, video, and related materials. Some materials are in electronic format. Some materials were created by predecessor offices, including the Office of Animal Management (through 1979), the Office of Animal Programs (1979-1984), and the Department of Zoological Research and Education (1984-1985).

Descriptive Entry

This accession consists of records documenting the research of Miles Roberts, a specialist in mammals and Deputy Head of the Department of Zoological Research. Animals documented in this research include kangaroo rats, raccoons, gibbons, langurs, sloth bears, spectacled bears, polar bears, red pandas, opossums, giant pandas, bandicoots, elephant shrews, and gliders. Materials include correspondence, reports, meeting materials, notes, data sheets, background materials, images, film, audio, video, and related materials. Some materials are in electronic format. Some materials were created by predecessor offices, including the Office of Animal Management (through 1979), the Office of Animal Programs (1979-1984), and the Department of Zoological Research and Education (1984-1985).

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Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 11-275, National Zoological Park. Department of Zoological Research, Animal Research Records

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Container List

Box 1

Dipodomys heermanni - General, 1988

Box 1 of 7

Dipodomys heermanni - Ecology (Gambs et al.), 1988

Box 1 of 7

Dipodomys heermanni - Ecology (Villablanca)

Box 1 of 7

Photographs, Maps

Box 1 of 7

Kangaroo Rats (Dipodomys heermanni morroensis)

Box 1 of 7

Captive Breeding - Dipodomys heermanni

Box 1 of 7

Dipodomys heermanni - Habitat/Fire Effects

Box 1 of 7

Dipodomys heermanni - Recovery Plan

Box 1 of 7

Thompson, Kaci, 1988-1989

Box 1 of 7

Thompson, Kaci - Dromiciops Data Sheets

Box 1 of 7

Thompson, Kaci - Parental Calculations

Box 1 of 7

Thompson, Kaci (Folders 1-2 of 3)

Box 1 of 7

Box 2

Thompson, Kaci (Folder 3 of 3)

Box 2 of 7

Grey Seal Pups (Kara and Selkie), December 1983 (4 folders)

Box 2 of 7

Morro Bay Kangaroo Rat Recovery Plan

Box 2 of 7

Reproduction

Box 2 of 7

Behavioral Adaptations of Desert Rodents

Box 2 of 7

National Zoological Park (NZP) Pathology, 1990-1991

Box 2 of 7

Kangaroo Rat - Correspondence, 1990-1992

Box 2 of 7

Morro Bay Kangaroo Rats - Pre-proposal (United States Fish and Wildlife Service), 1990

Box 2 of 7

Federal Register - United States Fish and Wildlife Permits, 1990

Box 2 of 7

Kangaroo Rat Research, 1990

Box 2 of 7

Foraging

Box 2 of 7

Ecology, Demography, etc.

Box 2 of 7

Social Behavior

Box 2 of 7

Captive Breeding

Box 2 of 7

NZP Kangaroo Rat Acquisition

Box 2 of 7

Kangaroo Rat Recovery Plan, c. 1993-1994 (includes electronic records)

Box 2 of 7

Breeding Dipodomys heermanni in Captivity

Box 2 of 7

Phyllostomus Discolor - Jenny Boughman, 1992

Box 2 of 7

California Research, 1993

Box 2 of 7

Kangaroo Rat Recovery Team in California, c. 1992-1993

Box 2 of 7

Captive Breeding Kangaroo Rats, c. 1988-1994

Box 2 of 7

United States Fish and Wildlife Service Reports, 1988-1990

Box 2 of 7

Box 3

Morro Bay Kangaroo Rats from United States Fish and Wildlife Service (California), c. 1991-1993

Box 3 of 7

Specimen Reports and Research, 1993

Box 3 of 7

Captive Breeding Specialist Group, 1990

Box 3 of 7

Small Mammals in California

Box 3 of 7

Captive Breeding Annual Reports, 1990 and 1992

Box 3 of 7

Australasian Marsupial, 1991-1992

Box 3 of 7

Raccoon Research, c. 1985-1990

Box 3 of 7

Interim (Annual) Report, 1989

Box 3 of 7

Morro Bay Kangaroo Rat, 1992

Box 3 of 7

Tuesday Staff Meeting, 1992

Box 3 of 7

Funding, c. 1990-1992

Box 3 of 7

Correspondence, c. 1989-1990

Box 3 of 7

Kangaroo Rat Research and Revised Recovery Plan, c. 1993-1996

Box 3 of 7

Slides - Animals and Presentations (2 folders)

Box 3 of 7

Box 4

Galidia (Gibbon?), super 8mm film

Box 4 of 7

Galidia (Gibbon?), super 8mm film

Box 4 of 7

Galidia white cheek (Gibbon?), super 8mm film

Box 4 of 7

Galidia (Gibbon?), super 8mm film

Box 4 of 7

Vocalization, super 8mm film

Box 4 of 7

Spiders Bee Old May Langurs, super 8mm film

Box 4 of 7

Bee Spider in Labor, super 8mm film

Box 4 of 7

Gibbons, super 8mm film

Box 4 of 7

White Cheek Gibbon Introduction, August 1978, super 8mm film (6 reels)

Box 4 of 7

Sloth Female Playing with Cub, super 8mm film

Box 4 of 7

Female Trying to get Cub to Dismount or Adjust Position (Spectacled Bears), super 8mm film

Box 4 of 7

Wombat Encounter, October 1974, super 8mm film

Box 4 of 7

JR and Teddy Copulating Outside, super 8mm film

Box 4 of 7

OM and B Copulating, Spiders Copulating, Reel 1, super 8mm film

Box 4 of 7

OM and B Copulating, Reel 3, super 8mm film

Box 4 of 7

April Inserting Rope, Reel 1, super 8mm film

Box 4 of 7

Reel 2, super 8mm film

Box 4 of 7

Binturong Breeding, super 8mm film

Box 4 of 7

Sloth Bear, Female Playing with Cubs, Cubs Alone, Female Sitting Up, Female Licking Cub, super 8mm film

Box 4 of 7

Cub Playing, Cub Digging, Female and Cub Foraging, Female Playing with Cub, super 8mm film

Box 4 of 7

Female Guiding Cub, Female Playing with Cub, super 8mm film

Box 4 of 7

Female's Feats, Female Playing with Cub, Cub Searching Self, Cub Dismounting Female, Cub Following Female, Cub Eating(?) Corn Husks, super 8mm film

Box 4 of 7

Female Tearing Log Apart with Cub on Back, Female Rolling to Dismount Cub, Cub Dismounting, Female "Guiding" Cub, super 8mm film

Box 4 of 7

Cub Riding Female, Male and Female Together at Front of Cage, super 8mm film

Box 4 of 7

Female Carrying Cub, super 8mm film

Box 4 of 7

Spectacled Bear, super 8mm film

Box 4 of 7

Polar Bear Introduction, super 8mm film (3 reels)

Box 4 of 7

Polar Bear Breeding super 8mm film (5 reels)

Box 4 of 7

Sloth Bear Copulation, super 8mm film

Box 4 of 7

Ape making swings, Celebes, super 8mm film

Box 4 of 7

Uakaris, super 8mm film

Box 4 of 7

Bears(?), super 8mm film

Box 4 of 7

Primates, super 8mm film

Box 4 of 7

Polar Bears, super 8mm film (3 reels)

Box 4 of 7

Untitled super 8mm film (2 reels)

Box 4 of 7

Box 5

Zoo (1. Behavior, 2. Nutrition, 3. Genetics), December 16, 1996, Master, Betacam SP

Box 5 of 7

NZP Segments (1. Behavior, 2. Nutrition, 3. Genetics), Betacam SP

Box 5 of 7

Red Pandas at Knoxville Zoo (Thanksgiving), 1987, VHS

Box 5 of 7

Chicago Zoological Society, Platypus Behavior, Duplicate, 1987, VHS

Box 5 of 7

Koala Biscuit Project (New York Zoological Association) and Giant Panda Footage, VHS

Box 5 of 7

Atlas Lion, Selected Shots, EIAJ videotape

Box 5 of 7

P. opossum, Introduction through Mesh and Female saliva dance, January 1983, EIAJ videotape

Box 5 of 7

Monodelphis Introduction, May 13, 1983, EIAJ tape

Box 5 of 7

Monodelphis, May 21, EIAJ videotape

Box 5 of 7

May 13, Tape 1, EIAJ videotape

Box 5 of 7

Untitled, EIAJ videotape (2 videotapes)

Box 5 of 7

Cercomys, Tape 1, October 8, 1982, EIAJ videotape

Box 5 of 7

Red Pandas, Bertha Mae Tarzan Introduction to New Enclosure, April 2, 1984, Beta

Box 5 of 7

Cercomys, July 8-9, 1982, Beta

Box 5 of 7

Monodelphis, Master, Beta

Box 5 of 7

Red Panda, July-September, Beta

Box 5 of 7

Red Panda with Infants, 1983, Beta

Box 5 of 7

Red Panda Babies Play, Beta

Box 5 of 7

Red Panda Babies, 1983, Beta

Box 5 of 7

Untitled, VHS

Box 5 of 7

Taronga Zoo, Australia, Tape 1, February 1983, 1/4" audiotape

Box 5 of 7

Australia, Tape 2, February 11-14, 1983, 1/4" audiotape

Box 5 of 7

Australia, Tape 3, February 15-18, 1983, 1/4" audiotape

Box 5 of 7

Taronga Zoo, Australia, Tape 5, March 1983, 1/4" audiotape

Box 5 of 7

Tape in Recorder, April 23, 1984, 1/4" audiotape

Box 5 of 7

Philander, November 1, 1982, 1/4" audiotape

Box 5 of 7

Sminthopsis maiena(?), 1/4" audiotape

Box 5 of 7

Coendere, Tape II, 1/4" audiotape

Box 5 of 7

Adult Ningani, October 20, 1979, 1/4" audiotape

Box 5 of 7

October 2, 1976, 1/2" reel videotape

Box 5 of 7

P. T., 10/8-9, 1/2" reel videotape

Box 5 of 7

Satonallus (male) and Solenodon, 16mm film

Box 5 of 7

Dasycercus Cristicanda Encounter in Enclosure, 16mm film

Box 5 of 7

Unidentified Mammal, 16mm film

Box 5 of 7

Box 6

Untitled, 1/2" Beta (4 videotapes)

Box 6 of 7

Male Planigale gilesi Twitter, Male Ningani Mating, 1/4" audiotape

Box 6 of 7

Coendere, Tape III, 1/4" audiotape

Box 6 of 7

Cercomys Introduction of Male and Female, July 19, 1982, 1/4" audiotape

Box 6 of 7

Ailuropoda, March 15, 1985, 1/4" audiotape

Box 6 of 7

Philander, Tape 4, April 23, 1983, 1/4" audiotape

Box 6 of 7

Pseudocheirus, December 14-15, 1982, 1/4" audiotape

Box 6 of 7

Hoplomys, Master, 1/4" audiotape

Box 6 of 7

Isoodon, Master #1, 1/4" audiotape

Box 6 of 7

Miscellaneous Australia Animal Noises (Tasmanian Devil, Bell Birds, Cockatoos), 1/4" audiotape

Box 6 of 7

Ailurus, Master #3, 1/4" audiotape

Box 6 of 7

Cercomys and Hoplomys, December 10, 1982, 1/4" audiotape

Box 6 of 7

Young Ningani, 1/4" audiotape

Box 6 of 7

Ailurus, Master #2, 1/4" audiotape

Box 6 of 7

Isoodon, Master #4, 1/4" audiotape

Box 6 of 7

Chinchilla, Master, 1/4" audiotape

Box 6 of 7

Coendere, Tape I, 1/4" audiotape

Box 6 of 7

Reuse, 1/4" audiotape

Box 6 of 7

Dasyuroides, Master #1, 1/4" audiotape

Box 6 of 7

Whitford, Master 1, 1/4" audiotape

Box 6 of 7

Pseudocheirus, Master, 1/4" audiotape

Box 6 of 7

Coendou, Master, 1/4" audiotape

Box 6 of 7

Ailurus, Master, 1/4" audiotape

Box 6 of 7

Cercomys, Master, 1/4" audiotape

Box 6 of 7

Marsupial, Tape 1, 1/4" audiotape

Box 6 of 7

Elephantulus, Master, 1/4" audiotape

Box 6 of 7

Cercomys, Tape 1, 1/4" audiotape

Box 6 of 7

Australia, Taronga Zoo, 1/4" audiotape

Box 6 of 7

Monodelphis, Master 3, 1/4" audiotape

Box 6 of 7

Isoodon, Master #3, 1/4" audiotape

Box 6 of 7

Isoodon, Master #2, 1/4" audiotape

Box 6 of 7

Ningani Call, 1/4" audiotape

Box 6 of 7

Petaurus, Master, 1/4" audiotape

Box 6 of 7

Raccoon Demonstration Tape, Master, 1/4" audiotape

Box 6 of 7

Untitled, 1/4" audiotape (3 reels)

Box 6 of 7

Philander Male and Female, Tape 2, January 3, 1983, EIAJ videotape

Box 6 of 7

May 20-21, EIAJ videotape

Box 6 of 7

Philander, Introduction through Mesh, January 25-26, 1983, EIAJ videotape

Box 6 of 7

Philander, January 17, 1983, EIAJ videotape

Box 6 of 7

Box 7

April 1984, 1/4" audiotape

Box 7 of 7

Ailurus cubs (6 Days Old), Tape 2, July 1983, 1/4" audiotape

Box 7 of 7

Hand-reared Cub Born June 12 from Baltimore, 1/4" audiotape

Box 7 of 7

Adult Twitters (Noisy), June 30, 1984, 1/4" audiotape

Box 7 of 7

Ailurus, 23 Days Old, Tape 2, June 18, 1983, 1/4" audiotape

Box 7 of 7

Ailurus, 16 Days Old, Tape 2, July 11, 1983, 1/4" audiotape

Box 7 of 7

4 Weeks Old, Long Continuous Bout, 1/4" audiotape

Box 7 of 7

Ailurus, Master, 1/4" audiotape

Box 7 of 7

Ursus, 1 Day Old Cubs, 1/4" audiotape

Box 7 of 7

58 Days Old, 1/4" audiotape

Box 7 of 7

83 Days Old, September 15, 1983, 1/4" audiotape

Box 7 of 7

Cubs (24 Days Old), 1/4" audiotape

Box 7 of 7

Tape 2, November 5, EIAJ videotape

Box 7 of 7

Copulation, November 9, EIAJ videotape

Box 7 of 7

Tape #4, EIAJ tape

Box 7 of 7

November 19, 1982, EIAJ videotape

Box 7 of 7

Male 214 and Female 221, Male 214 and Female 222, May 26, EIAJ videotape

Box 7 of 7

Untitled, EIAJ videotape (2 reels)

Box 7 of 7