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National Zoological Park (U.S.) Department of Zoological Research  Search this
Buechner, Helmut K (Helmut Karl)  Search this
Eisenberg, John Frederick  Search this
Kleiman, Devra G  Search this
Dietz, James M  Search this
National Zoological Park (U.S.) Department of Zoological Research and Education  Search this
National Zoological Park (U.S.) Office of Animal Programs  Search this
Smithsonian-Venezuela Research Project  Search this
Golden Lion Tamarin Conservation Program  Search this
National Zoological Park (U.S.) Office of Animal Management  Search this
Physical description:
14 cu. ft. (13 record storage boxes) (2 document boxes)
Field notes
Collection descriptions
Motion pictures (visual works)
circa 1969-2001
Electronic List in accession file.
Folder List in accession file.
For a description of the record series of which these materials form a part, refer to the "Forms part of" above.
This accession consists of records documenting research performed by the staff of the Department of Zoological Research. The majority of the records were created and maintained by Devra G. Kleiman who served as Scientist, 1972-1982; Acting Assistant Director for Animal Programs, 1982-1983; Assistant Director for Animal Programs, 1983-1984; Assistant Director for Zoological Research and Education, 1984-1985; Assistant Director for Research, 1985-1996; Assistant Director of Zoological Research, 1996-1997, and Senior Scientist, 1997-2001. Smaller amounts of records were created by John Frederick Eisenberg, Resident Scientist, 1971-1979, and Assistant Director for Animal Programs, 1979-1982; Helmut K. Buechner, Senior Ecologist, 1972-1975; James M. Dietz, Golden Lion Tamarin Conservation Program; and others. Research topics documented include the Smithsonian-Venezuela Research Project, golden lion tamarins, giant pandas, rhinoceroses, elephants, tasmanian devils, chinchillas, and other rodents and small mammals. Some materials may have been created as part of the Golden Lion Tamarin Conservation Program, a subset of the department. Materials include proposals, reports, and budgets for research projects; correspondence and memoranda; film, video, and written observations, including field notes; original data and statistical and graphical analysis; audio recordings of vocalizations; and videotaped television programs and lectures about research projects. Some materials were created by predecessor offices, including the Office of Animal Management (through 1979), the Office of Animal Programs (1979-1984), and the Department of Zoological Research and Education (1984-1985).
Repository Loc.:
Smithsonian Institution Archives Capital Gallery, Suite 3000, MRC 507; 600 Maryland Avenue, SW; Washington, DC 20024-2520
Chinchillas  Search this
Conservation biology  Search this
Elephants  Search this
Giant panda  Search this
Golden lion tamarin  Search this
Mammals  Search this
Rhinoceroses  Search this
Rodents  Search this
Tasmanian devil  Search this
Wildlife conservation  Search this
Zoo animals  Search this
Zoology--Research  Search this
Zoos  Search this
Local number:
SIA Acc. 11-168
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Animal Research Records 1954, 1962-2014 [National Zoological Park (U.S.) Center for Conservation and Evolutionary Genetics]
Data Source:
Smithsonian Institution Archives