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Finding Aids to Official Records of the Smithsonian Institution Archives

Accession 16-157

National Zoological Park

Historical Photograph Collection, circa 1891-1996

Repository: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Washington, D.C. Contact us at osiaref@si.edu.
Creator: National Zoological Park
Title: Historical Photograph Collection
Dates: circa 1891-1996
Quantity: 6 cu. ft. (6 record storage boxes)
Collection: Accession 16-157
Language of Materials: English
Summary:

This accession consists of images and other documentation associated with the historic photograph collection created by the National Zoological Park (NZP). Images document the zoo and its animals, staff, exhibits, facilities, and events as well as collecting trips. Materials include a numerical print index, reference prints, cyanotypes, interpositives, negatives, and slides as well as collection surveys and photocopies of images and image labels. This accession does not include the original images.

Descriptive Entry

This accession consists of images and other documentation associated with the historic photograph collection created by the National Zoological Park (NZP). Images document the zoo and its animals, staff, exhibits, facilities, and events as well as collecting trips. Materials include a numerical print index, reference prints, cyanotypes, interpositives, negatives, and slides as well as collection surveys and photocopies of images and image labels. This accession does not include the original images.

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Physical Characteristics of Materials in the Collection

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Preferred Citation

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 16-157, National Zoological Park, Historical Photograph Collection

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Container List

Box 1

Numerical Print Index, 1-19

Box 1 of 6

Numerical Print Index, 20-41

Box 1 of 6

Numerical Print Index, 42-60

Box 1 of 6

Numerical Print Index, 61-100

Box 1 of 6

Numerical Print Index, 101-154

Box 1 of 6

Numerical Print Index, 155-224

Box 1 of 6

Numerical Print Index, 225-286

Box 1 of 6

Numerical Print Index, 287-350

Box 1 of 6

Numerical Print Index, 351-400

Box 1 of 6

Numerical Print Index, 401-470

Box 1 of 6

Numerical Print Index, 471-520

Box 1 of 6

Numerical Print Index, 521-570

Box 1 of 6

Numerical Print Index, 571-630

Box 1 of 6

Numerical Print Index, 631-674

Box 1 of 6

Numerical Print Index, 675-730

Box 1 of 6

Numerical Print Index, 731-790

Box 1 of 6

Numerical Print Index, 791-884

Box 1 of 6

Numerical Print Index, 885-924

Box 1 of 6

Box 2

Numerical Print Index, 925-948

Box 2 of 6

Numerical Print Index, 949-989

Box 2 of 6

Numerical Print Index, 990-1013

Box 2 of 6

Numerical Print Index, 1013A-1040

Box 2 of 6

Numerical Print Index, 1041-1087

Box 2 of 6

Numerical Print Index, 1088-1139

Box 2 of 6

Numerical Print Index, 1140-1163

Box 2 of 6

Numerical Print Index, 1164-1190

Box 2 of 6

Numerical Print Index, 1191-1221

Box 2 of 6

Numerical Print Index, 1222-1260

Box 2 of 6

Numerical Print Index, 1261-1268

Box 2 of 6

Numerical Print Index, 1269-1329

Box 2 of 6

Numerical Print Index, 1330-1404

Box 2 of 6

Numerical Print Index, 1405-1792

Box 2 of 6

Numerical Print Index, 2001-2034

Box 2 of 6

Numerical Print Index, 2035-2056

Box 2 of 6

Box 3

Numerical Print Index, 2057-2086

Box 3 of 6

Numerical Print Index, 2087-2142

Box 3 of 6

Numerical Print Index, 3000-3025

Box 3 of 6

Numerical Print Index, 3026-3099

Box 3 of 6

Numerical Print Index, 3100-3152

Box 3 of 6

Numerical Print Index, 3153-3199

Box 3 of 6

Numerical Print Index, 3200-3221

Box 3 of 6

Numerical Print Index, 3222-3259

Box 3 of 6

Numerical Print Index, 3260-3336

Box 3 of 6

Numerical Print Index, 3337-3627

Box 3 of 6

Numerical Print Index, 3686-3743

Box 3 of 6

Numerical Print Index, 3744-3818, 9800-9801

Box 3 of 6

Numerical Print Index (Color), 3778-3803, 3819

Box 3 of 6

Box 4

Book 50 - NZP Numbered Prints (no negative) (2 folders)

Box 4 of 6

Book 51 - Vintage Prints - Stereopticon Cards and Prints by Blackburne of Foreign Zoos

Box 4 of 6

Book 52 - Reference Prints - Frances B. Johnston (NZP and Library of Congress)

Box 4 of 6

Book 52 - Reference Prints - Library of Congress Prints

Box 4 of 6

Book 52 - Reference Prints - Martin Luther King Library Prints

Box 4 of 6

Book 52 - Reference Prints - United States Army Remount Depot (Front Royal)

Box 4 of 6

Book 53 - Vintage Prints with NZP Numbers

Box 4 of 6

Book 53 - Vintage Prints - Credited Images (Not NZP)

Box 4 of 6

Book 53 - Vintage Prints - Smithsonian Institution and NZP Administrators, c. 1916-1930s

Box 4 of 6

Book 54 - Vintage Prints - Photographer Unknown (2 folders)

Box 4 of 6

Book 55 - Vintage Prints - Restricted (Rights Unknown)

Box 4 of 6

Book 57 - Microfiche Contacts from Numbered NZP Glass Plates

Box 4 of 6

Cyanotypes, 139, 150, 3554-14333

Box 4 of 6

Cyanotypes, 14334-15535

Box 4 of 6

Cyanotypes, 15757-17738

Box 4 of 6

Cyanotypes, 17739-23693, unnumbered

Box 4 of 6

Interpositives, 113-944

Box 4 of 6

Interpositives, 947-998D

Box 4 of 6

Interpositives, 998E-1050A

Box 4 of 6

Box 5

Interpositives, 1051-1106

Box 5 of 6

Interpositives, 1107-1162B

Box 5 of 6

Interpositives, 1162C-1224A

Box 5 of 6

Interpositives, 1225-1261Z

Box 5 of 6

Interpositives, 1261AA-1374A

Box 5 of 6

Interpositives, 1375-1475

Box 5 of 6

Interpositives, 2008-2094

Box 5 of 6

Interpositives, 2101-2121

Box 5 of 6

Interpositives, 3113-3355Q

Box 5 of 6

Interpositives, 3370A-9800, Miscellaneous

Box 5 of 6

Book 30 - Negatives, 3000A-3016

Box 5 of 6

Book 30 - Negatives, 3017A-3049Z2

Box 5 of 6

Book 31 - Negatives, 3050A-3135G

Box 5 of 6

Book 31 - Negatives, 3136A-3185B

Box 5 of 6

Box 6

Book 32 - Negatives, 3193A-3210D

Box 6 of 6

Book 32 - Negatives, 3211-3233E

Box 6 of 6

Book 33 - Negatives, 3240A-3291

Box 6 of 6

Book 33 - Negatives, 3292-3359G

Box 6 of 6

Book 34 - Negatives, 3360A-3391Z

Box 6 of 6

Book 34 - Negatives, 3392-3846

Box 6 of 6

Book 36 - Color Negatives, 2017-2018, 3778-3819, 3900-3931

Box 6 of 6

Slides of Black and White Prints - People and Animals - Giant Panda, Press, and Mrs. Nixon

Box 6 of 6

Slides of Black and White Prints - People and Animals - Bison out West with Train

Box 6 of 6

Slides of Black and White Prints - People and Animals - Bison on the Smithsonian Institution Mall

Box 6 of 6

Slides of Black and White Prints - People and Animals - Bison not at NZP

Box 6 of 6

Slides of Black and White Prints - People and Animals - Scenic Views

Box 6 of 6

Slides of Black and White Prints - People and Animals - People

Box 6 of 6

Slides of Black and White Prints - People and Animals - School Children at NZP by Frances Johnson

Box 6 of 6

Slides of Black and White Prints - People and Animals - Elephants with Keepers and Visitors

Box 6 of 6

Slides of Black and White Prints - People and Animals - Animals with People

Box 6 of 6

Slides of Black and White Prints - People and Animals - Animals

Box 6 of 6

Slides of Black and White Prints - Facilities - Murals with Animals

Box 6 of 6

Slides of Black and White Prints - Facilities - Transportation

Box 6 of 6

Slides of Black and White Prints - Facilities - Buildings and Facilities

Box 6 of 6

Slides of Black and White Prints - Facilities - Graphics and Signs

Box 6 of 6

Slides of Black and White Prints - Facilities - Army Remount Depot, Front Royal, Virginia

Box 6 of 6

Slides of Black and White Prints - Facilities - Foreign Zoos and Collecting Expeditions

Box 6 of 6

Historic Box and Book Surveys

Box 6 of 6

Photocopies of NZP Building Photographs

Box 6 of 6

Photocopies of Glass Plate Envelopes, 1140-1340

Box 6 of 6

Photocopies of Glass Plate Envelopes, 1341-1479

Box 6 of 6

Photocopies of Glass Plate Envelopes, 2003-9800O

Box 6 of 6