National Zoological Park, Site Visit with Frederick Law Olmsted

ID: SIA RU000095 [SIA_000095_B35_F03_007]

Creator: Unknown

Form/Genre: Photographs

Date: 1890

Citation: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 95, Box 35, Folder 03, Image No. SIA_000095_B35_F03_007

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With (left to right) assistant to Mr. Olmsted, J.G. Traylor, C.W. Schuermann, F.L. Olmsted, Dr. Frank Baker, Secretary Langley, W.T. Hornaday, H.W. Dorsey, and W.C. Winlock. George Brown Goode house visible at far right on the former Columbia Road.


  • Langley, S. P (Samuel Pierpont) 1834-1906
  • Traylor, J. G (James Geddy)
  • Schuermann, C. W (Carl W.)
  • Olmsted, Frederick Law 1822-1903
  • Baker, Frank 1841-1918
  • Hornaday, William T (William Temple) 1854-1937
  • Dorsey, Harry Woodward
  • Winlock, William C (William Crawford) 1859-1896
  • National Zoological Park (U.S.)


  • Zoo No. Z-123
  • SPS Copy No. 75-1755
  • Survey of the grounds of the newly established National Zoological Park at Rock Creek Park by James Geddy Traylor, stenographer; Carl W. Schuermann, property clerk; Frederick Law Olmsted, landscape architect; Dr. Frank Baker, acting director of zoo; Secretary Samuel Pierpont Langley; William Temple Hornaday, zoo superintendant; Harry Woodward Dorsey, clerk; George Brown Goode, assistant secretary; and William Crawford Winlock, curator of exchanges.

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Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 95, Box 35, Folder 03, Image No. SIA_000095_B35_F03_007

Repository Loc.

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


  • 1890
  • Circa May 1890

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Rock Creek Park (Washington, D.C.)



Local number

SIA RU000095 [SIA_000095_B35_F03_007]

Physical description

Albumen prints; 4.25 x 6.5;

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