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Finding Aids to Official Records of the Smithsonian Institution Archives

Accession 13-128

National Museum of Natural History. Office of Education and Outreach

Insect Zoo History Files, circa 1971-2012

Repository: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Washington, D.C. Contact us at osiaref@si.edu.
Creator: National Museum of Natural History. Office of Education and Outreach
Title: Insect Zoo History Files
Dates: circa 1971-2012
Quantity: 1.5 cu. ft. (1 record storage box) (1 document box)
Collection: Accession 13-128
Language of Materials: English
Summary:

This accession consists of records documenting the development, transformation, marketing, and activities of the insect zoo (named the O. Orkin Insect Zoo in 1992). Materials include correspondence, memoranda, clippings, media reports, press packets, reviews, floor plans, architectural drawings, renovation budgets, funding information, proposals, scripts, pamphlets, exhibition descriptions, anniversary event files, radio interviews on audiocassettes, original drawings for holiday cards, images, manuscripts, and related materials. Some materials are in electronic format.

Descriptive Entry

This accession consists of records documenting the development, transformation, marketing, and activities of the insect zoo (named the O. Orkin Insect Zoo in 1992). Materials include correspondence, memoranda, clippings, media reports, press packets, reviews, floor plans, architectural drawings, renovation budgets, funding information, proposals, scripts, pamphlets, exhibition descriptions, anniversary event files, radio interviews on audiocassettes, original drawings for holiday cards, images, manuscripts, and related materials. Some materials are in electronic format.

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Preferred Citation

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 13-128, National Museum of Natural History. Office of Education and Outreach, Insect Zoo History Files

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Container List

Box 1

Press Clippings, undated

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Press Clippings, 1971-1974

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Press Clippings, 1975

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Press Clippings, 1976

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Press Clippings, 1977

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Press Clippings, 1979

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Press Clippings, 1980

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Press Clippings, 1981

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Press Clippings, 1982

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Press Clippings, 1983

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Press Clippings, 1984

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Press Clippings, 1985

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Press Clippings, 1986

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Press Clippings, 1987

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Press Clippings, 1988

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Press Clippings, 1989

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Press Clippings, 1990

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Press Clippings, 1993

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Press Clippings, 1994

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Press Clippings, 1996

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Press Clippings, 1997

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Press Clippings, 1998

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Press Clippings, 1999

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Press Clippings, 2000

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Press Clippings, 2002

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Press Clippings, 2003

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Press Clippings, 2004

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Press Clippings, 2006

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Press Clippings, 2009

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Press Clippings, 2012

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Insect Zoo Theme Proposals, 1973-1975

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Hall 29 Floor Plan, 1974

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Budget, 1976-1977

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Insect Garden, 1976

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Sign Development, 1976-1977

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Insect Zoo Reviews, 1976

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Blueprints, 1978

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Insect Zoo Book Script, 1978

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Publications, 1980

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Hall 29 Renovations and Plans - Design and Development, 1980-1986

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5th Anniversary, 1981

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Insect Zoo Advisory Committee, 1983

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Hall 29 Renovation Plans - Transitions, 1986

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10th Anniversary, 1986

Box 1 of 2

Sally Love Files, 1986-1993

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Hall 29 Renovations and Plans - O. Orkin Insect Zoo, 1992

Box 1 of 2

Renovation Budget, 1993

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O. Orkin Funding of the Insect Zoo

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Hall 29 "Mouthpart" Script and Correspondence, 1993

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Insects Interactive, 1993

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Opening, 1993

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Media Releases, 1993

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20th Anniversary, 1996

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Media Releases, 1996-1997

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25th Anniversary, 2001

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Hall 29 Floor Plan Development, 2001

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Hall 29 Renovation Gant Chart, 2003

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Cicada, 2004 (includes electronic records)

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O. Orkin Mural and Plaque Installation, 2004

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Box 2

O. Orkin Documents, 2003-2005

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O. Orkin Documents, 2006

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Sally Love Publications

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Publication Master Copies

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Blank Letterhead

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Original Artwork

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Radio Interviews - "Radio Smithsonian" WGMS Interview with Volunteers Bernice and Nancy and Staff Sally Love in the Insect Zoo for the Earth Day Forum at the Smithsonian Institution, July 8, 1990; WGMS Interview with Insect Zoo Volunteer Bernice in the Insect Zoo, May 1, 1993; and "Christian Science Monitor," June 7, 1996

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