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Finding Aids to Official Records of the Smithsonian Institution Archives

Accession 17-173

National Zoological Park. Office of Public Affairs

News Media Issues Files, 2001-2010

Repository: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Washington, D.C. Contact us at osiaref@si.edu.
Creator: National Zoological Park. Office of Public Affairs
Title: News Media Issues Files
Dates: 2001-2010
Quantity: 1 cu. ft. (1 record storage box)
Collection: Accession 17-173
Language of Materials: English
Summary:

This accession consists of records documenting responses to issues and crises in the news media related to the National Zoological Park. The bulk of these records document a particularly active period of high-profile animal deaths and investigations by several regulatory bodies and news agencies during the tenure of Lucy H. Spelman, Director, 2000-2004. Materials include clippings, reports, correspondence, internal communications, press releases, press packets, media statements, talking points, and related materials.

Descriptive Entry

This accession consists of records documenting responses to issues and crises in the news media related to the National Zoological Park. The bulk of these records document a particularly active period of high-profile animal deaths and investigations by several regulatory bodies and news agencies during the tenure of Lucy H. Spelman, Director, 2000-2004. Materials include clippings, reports, correspondence, internal communications, press releases, press packets, media statements, talking points, and related materials.

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Use Restriction

Restricted for 15 years, until Jan-01-2026; Transferring office; 1/25/2007 letter, Wright to Hoage; Contact reference staff for details.

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Preferred Citation

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 17-173, National Zoological Park. Office of Public Affairs, News Media Issues Files

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Container List

Box 1

Press Packet - National Academy of Sciences Report, February 25, 2004

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National Academy of Sciences Review and Animal Deaths - Clippings, Letters, and Talking Points, 2002-2005 (4 folders)

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Media Statements, 2001-2002

Box 1 of 1

Press Release and National Academy of Sciences Final Report, January 2005

Box 1 of 1

Staff and Animal Deaths - Clippings and Statements, 2004-2006

Box 1 of 1

Editorials, 2005

Box 1 of 1

Hot Issues, 2003-2004

Box 1 of 1

Hot Issues, 2005

Box 1 of 1

Eagle Death, 2003

Box 1 of 1

Animal Deaths, 2003-2004

Box 1 of 1

Animal Deaths, 2005

Box 1 of 1

Animal Deaths, 2006

Box 1 of 1

Animal Deaths, 2007

Box 1 of 1

Animal Deaths, 2008

Box 1 of 1

Animal Deaths, 2009

Box 1 of 1

Animal Deaths, 2010

Box 1 of 1

Masterplan Public Comments, 2007

Box 1 of 1

Freedom of Information Act, 2006-2007

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