SIA Acc. 17-101, National Zoological Park (U.S.) Department of Reproductive Sciences, Animal Research Records, 1980-2010


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This accession consists of records documenting the research and professional activities of JoGayle Howard, a theriogenologist at the National Zoological Park (NZP), 1994-2011. Howard also held several internship and fellowship appointments at NZP dating from 1980. Howard specialized in breeding endangered species in captivity by adapting techniques commonly used for human infertility treatment. She is particularly well-known for her work with black footed ferrets, giant pandas, clouded leopards, cheetahs, and Florida panthers. Materials include research data and images; data analysis; laboratory notebooks; animal observations; presentations and other meeting materials; procedural documents; grant proposals and reports; correspondence; photographic and audiovisual materials; and related materials. Some materials are in electronic format.


National Zoological Park (U.S.) Department of Reproductive Sciences


Howard, JoGayle 1951-2011


  • Electronic List in accession file.
  • Folder List in accession file.
  • For a description of the record series of which these materials form a part, refer to the "Forms part of" above.



Repository Loc.

Smithsonian Institution Archives Capital Gallery, Suite 3000, MRC 507; 600 Maryland Avenue, SW; Washington, DC 20024-2520


  • 1980
  • 1980-2010


  • Endangered ecosystems
  • Cheetahs
  • Animals
  • Black-footed ferret
  • Clouded leopard
  • Breeding
  • Giant panda
  • Conservation biology
  • Artificial insemination
  • Florida panther
  • Zoo veterinarians
  • Zoos
  • Theriogenology
  • Zoo animals
  • Cheetah
  • Endangered species--Breeding


  • Laboratory notebooks
  • Collection descriptions
  • Manuscripts
  • Compact discs
  • Digital images
  • Digital versatile discs
  • Electronic records
  • Floppy disks
  • Black-and-white transparencies
  • Color negatives
  • Color photographs
  • Color transparencies
  • Audiotapes
  • Videotapes

Local number

SIA Acc. 17-101

Physical description

16.69 cu. ft. (16 record storage boxes) (1 16x20 box)