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Accession 16-170

National Zoological Park. Office of Public Affairs

Historical Research Files, circa 1890-1993

Repository: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Washington, D.C. Contact us at osiaref@si.edu.
Creator: National Zoological Park. Office of Public Affairs
Title: Historical Research Files
Dates: circa 1890-1993
Quantity: 0.67 cu. ft. (1 document box) (0.17 non-standard size boxes)
Collection: Accession 16-170
Language of Materials: English
Summary:

This accession consists of files relating to various historical research projects conducted by National Zoological Park staff. The bulk of the materials were created or compiled by Sybil (Billie) E. Hamlet, Public Information Officer. Other materials were created or compiled within the Office of Graphics and Exhibits or the Smithsonian Institution, Office of Architectural History and Historic Preservation. Materials include both source material, dating to approximately 1890, such as maps and floor plans, and documentation of the research, much of which occurred in the early 1990s, including notes, chronologies, narratives, memoranda, and related materials.

Descriptive Entry

This accession consists of files relating to various historical research projects conducted by National Zoological Park (NZP) staff. The bulk of the materials were created or compiled by Sybil (Billie) E. Hamlet, Public Information Officer. Other materials were created or compiled within the Office of Graphics and Exhibits or the Smithsonian Institution, Office of Architectural History and Historic Preservation. Materials include both source material, dating to approximately 1890, such as maps and floor plans, and documentation of the research, much of which occurred in the early 1990s, including notes, chronologies, narratives, memoranda, and related materials.

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Preferred Citation

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 16-170, National Zoological Park. Office of Public Affairs, Historical Research Files

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Container List

Box 1

NZP Construction History Information

Box 1 of 2

NZP Construction History by Building - Compiled by Tim Hansen, 1991

Box 1 of 2

NZP Construction History by Date - Compiled by Tim Hansen, 1991

Box 1 of 2

NZP Construction History Information - Compiled by Heather Ewing, 1991

Box 1 of 2

NZP History by Billie Hamlet (2 folders)

Box 1 of 2

Transfer of NZP Architectural Drawings to Smithsonian Institution Archives, 1989

Box 1 of 2

Animal Building and Enclosure Layouts, 1981

Box 1 of 2

Zoo Maps, 1890-1993

Box 1 of 2

Box 2

Billie Hamlet's Research Notes (index cards)

Box 2 of 2