Opossum Found at Market; Presented to NZP

Print

Narrow Your Results

Reset

Filter Your Results

Smithsonian Secretaries Information

Close Browse records and papers of the Smithsonian Secretaries, from 1846 until today. Pre-set filters help narrow searches by individuals who have held that office.

Expeditions Information

Close Browse records and papers documenting scientific and collecting expeditions either affiliated with the Smithsonian, or with which Smithsonian researchers participated. Pre-set filters help narrow searches by geographic regions predominantly represented in expedition records.

Professional Societies Information

Close Browse records of professional societies closely associated with the Smithsonian, that focus on areas of scientific research and museum studies. Pre-set filters help narrow searches by major topics and disciplines.
 

Summary

A small, Central American opossum is found in a bunch of bananas in the Central Market, and is presented to the National Zoological Park by D. Grovo and Company, the same firm that presented the NZP with a young Boa Constrictor,found in the same manner, the previous fall.

Subject

National Zoological Park (U.S.)

Category

Chronology of Smithsonian History

Notes

"Local Notes," 2/6/1917, p. 3

Contact information

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

Date

1917

Topic

  • Animals
  • Zoos
  • Accessions
  • Opossums
  • Boa constrictor

Full Record

View Full Record