Wetmore Resigns as NZP Head

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Summary

Alexander Wetmore, appointed acting superintendent in 1924 after Ned Hollister's death, resigns to become the Assistant Secretary for Science and Director of the National Museum.

Subject

  • Wetmore, Alexander 1886-
  • National Zoological Park (U.S.)

Category

Chronology of Smithsonian History

Notes

Mergen, Alexa. From Bison to Biopark: 100 Years of the National Zoo. Washington, D.C.: Friends of the National Zoo, 1989.

Contact information

Institutional History Division, Smithsonian Institution Archives, 600 Maryland Avenue, S.W., Washington, D.C. 20024-2520, SIHistory@si.edu

Date

April 1, 1925

Topic

  • Zoos
  • Directors
  • Smithsonian Institution
  • Personnel management
  • Employees
  • Resignations
  • Smithsonian Institution--Employees
  • Zoos--Employees

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