New Hospital/Research Building at NZP

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The Animal Health Department and the Office of Pathology completes the move into the new Hospital-Research Building. The new hospital doubles the animal holding ward capacity and provides separate rooms for examination, surgery, and treatment, as well as a pharmacy.


  • Animal Health Department
  • Hospital-Research Building
  • National Zoological Park (U.S.)
  • Office of Pathology


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Tiger Talk, 10/1970

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


September 30, 1970


  • Veterinarians
  • Architecture
  • Buildings
  • Building

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