New Worlds, New Animals: From Menagerie to Zoological Park in the Nineteenth Century

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Creator: Hoage, R. J

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Date: 1996

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Summary

Most of the chapters are derived from papers delivered at a symposium held October 1989 to celebrate the centennial of the Smithsonian Institution's National Zoological Park. Volume includes chapters on the history of the National Zoological Park itself. Chapter by Heather P. Ewing details the architectural history of the National Zoo.

Subject

  • Ewing, Heather Peale
  • Hornaday, William Temple 1854-1937
  • Robinson, Michael H
  • National Zoological Park (U.S.) Early History

Category

Smithsonian History Bibliography

Notes

Published in association with the National Zoological Park of the Smithsonian Institution. Includes illustrations, bibliographic references and an index. Foreword by Michael H. Robinson.

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

Date

1996

Topic

  • Architecture--Washington (D.C.)
  • Zoos
  • Parks

Place

  • Rock Creek Park (Washington, D.C.)
  • Washington (D.C.)

Edition

First

Physical description

Number of pages: 216; Page numbers : 1-198

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