Ned Hollister, NZP Superintendent, Dies

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Summary

Ned Hollister, Superintendent of the National Zoological Park since 1916, dies at Garfield Hospital following an operation. Ornithologist Alexander Wetmore is appointed interim superintendent.

Subject

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

Category

Chronology of Smithsonian History

Notes

  • Hollister was born 11/26/1876 in Delavan, Wisconsin (according to Local Notes).
  • Mergen, Alexa. From Bison to Biopark: 100 Years of the National Zoo. Washington, D.C.: Friends of the National Zoo, 1989.
  • Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 298, Box 1, "Local Notes," 11/7/1924, p. 1.

Contact information

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

Date

November 3, 1924

Topic

  • Directors
  • Labor unions
  • Deaths
  • Labor

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