SIA Acc. 18-020, National Zoological Park (U.S.) Department of Conservation Medicine, Subject Files, 2013, 2015-2016

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This accession consists of approximately 11,713 email messages of Copper Aitken-Palmer, Chief Veterinarian in the Department of Conservation Medicine, 2012-2016. Topics documented in this accession include medical procedures, grants, research partnerships, and animal management at the Smithsonian Conservation Biology Institute, a campus of the National Zoological Park. The bulk of the messages are sent mail and cover the period between June 2015 through June 2016 with a few emails from January 2013. Materials are in electronic format.


  • Aitken-Palmer, Copper
  • Smithsonian Conservation Biology Institute
  • National Zoological Park (U.S.)


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  • 2015
  • 2015-2016
  • 2013, 2015-2016

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  • Conservation biology
  • Zoos
  • Animals
  • Zoo veterinarians
  • Veterinary medicine
  • Zoo animals


  • Electronic mail
  • Collection descriptions
  • Electronic records

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SIA Acc. 18-020

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