Letter from Mr. R. C. Deming to Zoo Superintendent Ned Hollister, with note

ID: SIA RU000074 [SIA2013-00214]

Creator: Deming, R. C

Form/Genre: Letters (correspondence)

Date: 1918

Citation: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 74, Image No. SIA2013-00214

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Summary

Letter from Mr. R. C. Deming to Zoo Superintendent Ned Hollister, June 4, 1918. In the letter R. C. Deming is offering to donate the famous turkey "Col. Jake Dawson," a turkey who helped raise money for the Red Cross. The letter also has a note on it stating that a copy of the letter would need to be sent to keeper William Blackburne.

Subject

  • Hollister, N (Ned) 1876-1924
  • Blackburne, William H
  • National Zoological Park (U.S.)
  • American Red Cross

Cite as

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 74, Image No. SIA2013-00214

Repository Loc.

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

Date

  • 1918
  • June 4, 1918

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Topic

  • Zoos
  • Animals
  • Birds
  • Turkeys

Form/Genre

Letters (correspondence)

Local number

SIA RU000074 [SIA2013-00214]

Physical description

7.96 x 10.53

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