Letter from Frank Baker, NZP Director, to Secretary Charles D. Walcott, 2/19/1908

ID: SIA2016-011420

Creator: Walcott, Charles D (Charles Doolittle) 1850-1927

Form/Genre: Document

Date: 1908

Citation: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 74, Box 145, Folder 1: Baker to Walcott 2/19/1908

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Summary

National Zoological Park Director Frank Baker informs Secretary Charles D. Walcott of the status of two open positions at the Zoo, and asks Walcott to only certify white applicants for the position.

Subject

  • Baker, Frank 1841-1918
  • National Zoological Park (U.S.)

Category

Historic Images of the Smithsonian

Notes

See also negative # SIA2016-011422 for additional correspondence.

Contained within

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 74, Box 145, Folder 1: Baker to Walcott 2/19/1908

Contact information

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

Date

1908

Restrictions & Rights

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Topic

  • Smithsonian Institution
  • Personnel management
  • Employees
  • Racism
  • Race relations
  • African Americans
  • Smithsonian Institution--Employees

Place

  • District of Columbia
  • United States
  • Washington

Form/Genre

  • Document
  • Paper

ID Number

SIA2016-011420

Physical description

Number of Images: 1; Color: Color; Size: 8.17w x 10.69w Type of Image: Document; Medium: Paper

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