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Committee for Evaluation of Professional Activities Records, 1982-1983

Creator:
National Zoological Park (U.S.) Dept. of Zoological Research
Subject:
National Zoological Park (U.S.) Committee for Evaluation of Professional Activities
Physical description:
2 cu. ft. processed holdings
Type:
Manuscripts
Date:
1982
1982-1983
Topic:
Zoos
Local number:
SIA RS00928
Category:
Series Level Description
Summary:
Consists of records documenting the activities of the Committee for Evaluation of Professional Activities. Materials include correspondence, memoranda, meeting minutes, notes, and related material.
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Committee for Evaluation of Professional Activities Records 1982-1983 [National Zoological Park (U.S.) Dept. of Zoological Research]
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Correspondence and Read Files, 1979-1987

Creator:
National Zoological Park (U.S.) Dept. of Zoological Research
Subject:
Ballou, J. D (Jonathan D.)
Kleiman, Devra G
Morton, Eugene S
Frazier, John G
Ralls, Katherine
Rudran, Rasanayagam
Seidensticker, John
Physical description:
3.5 cu. ft. (3 record storage boxes) (1 document box)
Type:
Manuscripts
Collection descriptions
Date:
1979
1979-1987
Topic:
Zoology--Research
Zoos
Local number:
SIA Acc. 07-168
Summary:
This accession consists of outgoing correspondence and memoranda documenting the professional and administrative activities of Dept. of Zoological Research (DZR) staff. DZR staff represented in this accession include Devra G. Kleiman, Eugene S. Morton, J.D. Ballou, Katherine Ralls, John Seidensticker, Rasanayagam Rudran, and John G. Frazier.
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Correspondence and Read Files 1960-2000 [National Zoological Park (U.S.) Dept. of Zoological Research]
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Correspondence and Read Files, 1974-1994

Creator:
National Zoological Park (U.S.) Dept. of Zoological Research
Subject:
Eisenberg, John Frederick 1935-
Kleiman, Devra G
Morton, Eugene S
Ralls, Katherine
Rudran, Rasanayagam
Seidensticker, John
Physical description:
2 cu. ft. (2 record storage boxes)
Type:
Manuscripts
Collection descriptions
Date:
1974
1974-1994
Topic:
Zoology--Research
Zoos
Local number:
SIA Acc. 08-044
Summary:
This accession consists of outgoing correspondence and memoranda documenting the professional and administrative activities of Dept. of Zoological Research (DZR) staff. DZR staff represented in this accession include Devra G. Kleiman, Eugene S. Morton, Katherine Ralls, John Seidensticker, Rasanayagam Rudran, and John Frederick Eisenberg.
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Correspondence and Read Files 1960-2000 [National Zoological Park (U.S.) Dept. of Zoological Research]
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Correspondence and Read Files, 1960-2000

Creator:
National Zoological Park (U.S.) Dept. of Zoological Research
Subject:
Kleiman, Devra G
National Zoological Park (U.S.) Office of Animal Programs
National Zoological Park (U.S.) Dept. of Zoological Research and Education
Physical description:
8 cu. ft. (8 record storage boxes)
Type:
Manuscripts
Collection descriptions
Color photographs
Date:
1960
1960-2000
Topic:
Zoo animals
Zoology--Research
Zoology--Study and teaching
Zoos
Local number:
SIA Acc. 11-167
Summary:
This accession consists of records created and maintained by Devra G. Kleiman documenting interactions with scientists, students, educators, and Dept. of Zoological Research staff. Kleiman 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. Materials include correspondence (mostly incoming) as well as enclosures such as reports, curricula vitae, graduate papers, and color photographs. Some correspondence files were originally created prior to Kleiman's appointment to the National Zoological Park.
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Correspondence and Read Files 1960-2000 [National Zoological Park (U.S.) Dept. of Zoological Research]
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Subject Files, 1981-1999

Creator:
National Zoological Park (U.S.) Dept. of Zoological Research
Subject:
Roberts, Miles
National Zoological Park (U.S.) Dept. of Zoological Research and Education
National Zoological Park (U.S.) Office of Animal Programs
Physical description:
0.5 cu. ft. (1 document box)
Type:
Manuscripts
Collection descriptions
Books
Date:
1981
1981-1999
Topic:
Zoo animals
Zoology--Research
Zoos
Local number:
SIA Acc. 11-274
Summary:
This accession consists of records created and maintained by Miles Roberts documenting the administration of the Dept. of Zoological Research, of which he served as Deputy Head. Topics documented include oversight of projects and departmental planning. A few records document the daily care and management of animals. Materials include weekly reports, meeting materials, project proposals, animal logbooks, and related materials. Some materials were created by the Office of Animal Programs (1979-1984) or the Office of Zoological Research and Education (1984-1985).
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Subject Files 1964, 1968-2002 [National Zoological Park (U.S.) Dept. of Zoological Research]
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Subject Files, 1973-1998

Creator:
National Zoological Park (U.S.) Dept. of Zoological Research
Subject:
Kleiman, Devra G
National Zoological Park (U.S.) Dept. of Zoological Research and Education
National Zoological Park (U.S.) Office of Animal Management
National Zoological Park (U.S.) Office of Animal Programs
Physical description:
1 cu. ft. (1 record storage box)
Type:
Clippings
Collection descriptions
Brochures
Manuscripts
Black-and-white photographs
Date:
1973
1973-1998
Topic:
Conservation biology
Occupational training
Public relations
Volunteers
Zoologists
Zoology--Research
Zoology--Study and teaching
Zoos
Local number:
SIA Acc. 11-165
Summary:
This accession consists of records created and maintained by Devra G. Kleiman documenting the administrative, professional, and programmatic activities of the Dept. of Zoological Research. Kleiman 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. Records document Kleiman's activities as well as those of the scientists she supervised. Topics include volunteer training, research projects, conservation training, relations with external organizations, and general outreach. Materials include correspondence, memoranda, training materials, procedural manuals, meeting materials, clippings, images, brochures, notes, and related materials. Some materials were created while the unit was known as the Office of Animal Management (through 1979), the Office of Animal Programs (1979-1984), or the Dept. of Zoological Research and Education (1984-1985).
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Subject Files 1964, 1968-2002 [National Zoological Park (U.S.) Dept. of Zoological Research]
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Research Council Files, 1984-1988

Creator:
National Zoological Park (U.S.) Dept. of Zoological Research
Subject:
Kleiman, Devra G
Physical description:
1.5 cu. ft. (1 record storage box) (1 document box)
Type:
Manuscripts
Collection descriptions
Date:
1984
1984-1988
Topic:
Research
Zoos
Local number:
SIA Acc. 05-051
Summary:
Devra G. Kleiman was a research scientist as well as Assistant Director for Animal Programs, 1983-1984; Assistant Director for Zoological Research and Educational Activities, 1984-1985; and Assistant Director for Research, 1985-1996. These records include research proposals submitted to the Research Council. Each file contains an application, the research proposal, review documentation, and memoranda.
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Subject Files 1964, 1968-2002 [National Zoological Park (U.S.) Dept. of Zoological Research]
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Subject Files, 1974-1977, 1985-1989

Creator:
National Zoological Park (U.S.) Dept. of Zoological Research
Subject:
Roberts, Miles
National Zoological Park (U.S.) Office of Animal Management
Physical description:
0.5 cu. ft. (1 document box)
Type:
Manuscripts
Collection descriptions
Architectural drawings
Floor plans
Date:
1974
1974-1977
1974-1977, 1985-1989
Topic:
Zoo animals
Zoo exhibits
Zoology--Research
Zoos
Zoos--Design and construction
Local number:
SIA Acc. 11-304
Summary:
This accession consists of records created and maintained by Miles Roberts documenting design plans for the renovation of animal and research facilities. Roberts served as the representative for the Department of Zoological Research at design and construction meetings. Materials include correspondence, memoranda, reports, architectural drawings, floor plans, site plans, design documents, meeting minutes, and related materials. Some materials date to the Office of Animal Management.
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Subject Files 1964, 1968-2002 [National Zoological Park (U.S.) Dept. of Zoological Research]
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Subject Files, 1977-1990

Creator:
National Zoological Park (U.S.) Dept. of Zoological Research
Subject:
Kleiman, Devra G
National Zoological Park (U.S.) Research Council
Physical description:
1.5 cu. ft. (1 record storage box) (1 document box)
Type:
Manuscripts
Collection descriptions
Date:
1977
1977-1990
Topic:
Zoology--Research
Zoos
Local number:
SIA Acc. 07-167
Summary:
This accession consists of records created and maintained by Devra G. Kleiman, documenting the activities of the National Zoological Park's Research Council. Kleiman was a research scientist who also served as Assistant Director for Animal Programs, 1983-1984; Assistant Director for Zoological Research and Educational Activities, 1984-1985; and Assistant Director for Research, 1985-1996. Materials include meeting agendas and minutes; research proposals with accompanying documentation and reviewers notes; research policies and guidelines; mission statement; correspondence and memoranda; and related materials.
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Subject Files 1964, 1968-2002 [National Zoological Park (U.S.) Dept. of Zoological Research]
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Subject Files, 1973-2002

Creator:
National Zoological Park (U.S.) Dept. of Zoological Research
Subject:
Kleiman, Devra G
Friends of the National Zoo (U.S.)
National Zoological Park (U.S.) Research Building
National Zoological Park (U.S.) Research Council
Physical description:
6.5 cu. ft. (6 record storage boxes) (1 document box)
Type:
Manuscripts
Collection descriptions
Architectural drawings
Posters
Date:
1973
1973-2002
Topic:
Budget
Buildings--Repair and reconstruction
Fund accounting
Zoology--Research
Zoos
Local number:
SIA Acc. 08-043
Summary:
These records consist of materials created and maintained by Devra G. Kleiman documenting activities, programs, research, long-term planning, and administration of the Department of Zoological Research; relations with and funding from the Friends of the National Zoo (FONZ); activities of the National Zoological Park's Research Council; and the renovation of the Research Building. Kleiman was a research scientist as well as Assistant Director for Animal Programs, 1983-1984; Assistant Director for Zoological Research and Educational Activities, 1984-1985; and Assistant Director for Research, 1985-1996 before retiring in 2000 and volunteering on an occasional basis. Materials include correspondence and memoranda; research proposals and reviewers' notes; budgets; requests for funding from FONZ; policies and planning documents; Research Council agendas and meeting minutes; reports; architectural drawings for the Research Building; and flyers and a poster advertising programs.
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Subject Files 1964, 1968-2002 [National Zoological Park (U.S.) Dept. of Zoological Research]
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Subject Files, 1977-2000

Creator:
National Zoological Park (U.S.) Dept. of Zoological Research
Subject:
Kleiman, Devra G
Smithsonian Congress of Scholars
Physical description:
2 cu. ft. (2 record storage boxes)
Type:
Manuscripts
Collection descriptions
Newsletters
Date:
1977
1977-2000
Topic:
Fund accounting
Zoology--Research
Zoos
Local number:
SIA Acc. 08-134
Summary:
These records consist of materials created and maintained by Devra G. Kleiman documenting activities, programs, research, long-term planning, and administration of the Department of Zoological Research. Kleiman was a research scientist as well as Assistant Director for Animal Programs, 1983-1984; Assistant Director for Zoological Research and Educational Activities, 1984-1985; and Assistant Director for Research, 1985-1996 before retiring in 2000 and volunteering on an occasional basis. Materials include correspondence and memoranda; grant information; policies and planning documents; departmental meeting minutes; reports; newsletters; information related to the Congress of Scholars; and related materials.
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Subject Files 1964, 1968-2002 [National Zoological Park (U.S.) Dept. of Zoological Research]
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Subject Files, 1964, 1968-1994

Creator:
National Zoological Park (U.S.) Dept. of Zoological Research
Subject:
Kleiman, Devra G
American Association of Zoological Parks and Aquariums
American Zoo and Aquarium Association
Animal Behavior Society
Friends of the National Zoo (U.S.)
Physical description:
5 cu. ft. (5 record storage boxes)
Type:
Brochures
Collection descriptions
Manuscripts
Newsletters
Black-and-white photographs
Date:
1968
1968-1994
1964, 1968-1994
Topic:
Research
Zoos
Local number:
SIA Acc. 01-228
Summary:
These records consist of materials created and maintained by Devra G. Kleiman documenting activities, programs, long-term planning, and administration of the Department of Zoological Research; relations with Friends of the National Zoo (FONZ) and research centers around the world; and professional activities, especially involvement in the Animal Behavior Society (ABS), the American Association of Zoological Parks and Aquariums (AAZPA), now known as the American Zoo and Aquarium Association (AZAA), and the editorship of Wild Mammals in Captivity. Devra G. Kleiman was a research scientist as well as Assistant Director for Animal Programs, 1983-1984; Assistant Director for Zoological Research and Educational Activities, 1984-1985; and Assistant Director for Research, 1985-1996. Materials include correspondence, memoranda, newsletters, research and funding proposals, applications for committee nominations, committee reports, meeting minutes and agendas, notes, mailing lists, inventories of research projects, grant files, planning documents, presentation scripts, conference and meeting brochures and announcements, research progress reports, black and white photographs of animals, articles written by Kleiman, publication reviews, notices of research projects, questionnaires, staff listings, and panda studbooks.
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Subject Files 1964, 1968-2002 [National Zoological Park (U.S.) Dept. of Zoological Research]
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Budget Records, 1979-1985

Creator:
National Zoological Park (U.S.) Dept. of Zoological Research
Physical description:
1.5 cu. ft. processed holdings
Type:
Manuscripts
Date:
1979
1979-1985
Topic:
Zoos
Budget process
Finance
Local number:
SIA RS00926
Category:
Series Level Description
Summary:
Consists of records documenting the National Zoological Park budget. Materials include budgets and related materials.
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Budget Records 1979-1985 [National Zoological Park (U.S.) Dept. of Zoological Research]
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Subject Files, c. 1976-1981

Creator:
National Zoological Park (U.S.) Office of Animal Programs
Subject:
Morton, Eugene S
Keast, Allen
Conservation and Research Center (National Zoological Park)
National Zoological Park (U.S.)
Smithsonian Institution Press
Queen's University (Kingston, Ont.)
Migrant Birds in the American Tropics: Distribution, Ecology, Behavior, and Conservation (Symposium)
Physical description:
0.5 cu. ft. (1 document box)
Type:
Manuscripts
Collection descriptions
Date:
1976
1976-1981
c 1976-1981
Topic:
Congresses and conventions
Migratory birds
Museum publications
Wildlife conservation
Zoology--Research
Local number:
SIA Acc. 12-172
Summary:
This accession consists of records documenting the symposium, "Migrant Birds in the American Tropics: Distribution, Ecology, Behavior, and Conservation," held October 27-29, 1977, at the Conservation and Research Center as well as the resulting publication, "Migrant Birds in the Neotropics: Ecology, Behavior, Distribution, and Conservation," published by the Smithsonian Institution Press in 1980. The symposium was organized by Eugene S. Morton, Research Zoologist, Office of Animal Programs, and Allen Keast, Professor of Biology, Queen's University (Ontario), and was sponsored by the National Zoological Park. Materials include correspondence, abstracts, manuscripts, notes, programs, reviews, a copy of the publication, a press release, and related materials.
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Subject Files 1964, 1968-2002 [National Zoological Park (U.S.) Dept. of Zoological Research]
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Subject Files, 1964, 1968-2002

Creator:
National Zoological Park (U.S.) Dept. of Zoological Research
Subject:
National Zoological Park (U.S.) Office of Animal Programs
National Zoological Park (U.S.) Office of Animal Management
National Zoological Park (U.S.) Dept. of Zoological Research and Education
Physical description:
26.41 cu. ft. unprocessed holdings
8.5 cu. ft. processed holdings
Type:
Manuscripts
Newsletters
Brochures
Black-and-white photographs
Posters
Architectural drawings
Books
Floor plans
Date:
1964
1964-2002
1964, 1968-2002
Topic:
Zoos
Zoology--Research
Zoologists
Local number:
SIA RS00930
Category:
Series Level Description
Summary:
Consists of records documenting the professional, programmatic, and administrative activities of Dept. of Zoological Research staff. Materials include correspondence and memoranda; newsletters; research and funding proposals; committee and council reports, meeting minutes, and agendas; inventories of research projects; planning documents; research progress reports; budgets; photographs of animals; publication reviews; notices of research projects; questionnaires; staff listings; architectural drawings and floor and site plans; flyers, brochures, and posters; training materials; procedural manuals; clippings; images; logbooks; notes; and related materials. Some materials were created by predecessor units, including the Office of Animal Management, the Office of Animal Programs, and the Dept. of Zoological Research and Education.
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Subject Files 1964, 1968-2002 [National Zoological Park (U.S.) Dept. of Zoological Research]
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Correspondence and Read Files, 1960-2000

Creator:
National Zoological Park (U.S.) Dept. of Zoological Research
Physical description:
3 cu. ft. processed holdings
13.5 cu. ft. unprocessed holdings
Type:
Manuscripts
Color photographs
Date:
1960
1960-2000
Topic:
Zoos
Zoology--Research
Local number:
SIA RS00888
Category:
Series Level Description
Summary:
Consists of records documenting the professional and administrative activities of Dept. of Zoological Research staff. Materials include correspondence and memoranda as well as enclosures such as reports, curricula vitae, graduate papers, and images.
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Correspondence and Read Files 1960-2000 [National Zoological Park (U.S.) Dept. of Zoological Research]
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Staff Files, 1978-1984

Creator:
National Zoological Park (U.S.) Dept. of Zoological Research
Subject:
Kleiman, Devra G
Horsley, Jaren G
Physical description:
1 cu. ft. processed holdings
Type:
Manuscripts
Date:
1978
1978-1984
Topic:
Zoos
Local number:
SIA RS00934
Category:
Series Level Description
Summary:
Consists of records created by Jaren G. Horsley, Executive Assistant to the Office of Animal Programs, and Devra G. Kleiman, Acting Assistant Director for Animal Programs, 1983-1984.
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Staff Files 1978-1984 [National Zoological Park (U.S.) Dept. of Zoological Research]
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Smithsonian-Venezuela Research Project Files, 1973-1983

Creator:
National Zoological Park (U.S.) Dept. of Zoological Research
Subject:
Eisenberg, John Frederick 1935-
Smithsonian-Venezuela Research Project
Physical description:
1.5 cu. ft. processed holdings
Type:
Manuscripts
Date:
1973
1973-1983
Topic:
Zoos
Local number:
SIA RS00851
Category:
Series Level Description
Summary:
Consists of records documenting the work of John Frederick Eisenberg, Assistant Director for Animal Programs, 1979-1982, on the Smithsonian-Venezuela Research Project. Materials include correspondence, research notes, and related material.
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Smithsonian-Venezuela Research Project Files 1973-1983 [National Zoological Park (U.S.) Dept. of Zoological Research]
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Conferences and Research Trips Files, 1977-1982

Creator:
National Zoological Park (U.S.) Dept. of Zoological Research
Subject:
Eisenberg, John Frederick 1935-
Physical description:
1 cu. ft. processed holdings
Type:
Manuscripts
Date:
1977
1977-1982
Topic:
Zoos
Zoology--Research
Local number:
SIA RS00889
Category:
Series Level Description
Summary:
Consists of records documenting trips taken by John Frederick Eisenberg, Assistant Director for Animal Programs, 1979-1982, for conferences and research. Materials include travel vouchers, conference packets, and related materials.
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Conferences and Research Trips Files 1977-1982 [National Zoological Park (U.S.) Dept. of Zoological Research]
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Animal Records, 1977-1984

Creator:
National Zoological Park (U.S.) Dept. of Zoological Research
Subject:
Eisenberg, John Frederick 1935-
Marcellini, Dale L
Kleiman, Devra G
Physical description:
2 cu. ft. processed holdings
Type:
Manuscripts
Date:
1977
1977-1984
Topic:
Zoos
Animals
Local number:
SIA RS00931
Category:
Series Level Description
Summary:
Consists of records documenting the acquisition, breeding, exchange, and exhibition of animal collections at the National Zoological Park and other zoos during the tenures of John Frederick Eisenberg, Assistant Director for Animal Programs, 1979-1982; Dale L. Marcellini, Acting Assistant Director for Animal Programs, 1982; and Devra G. Kleiman, Assistant Director for Animal Programs, 1983-1984. Materials include administrative memoranda, correspondence, annual reports, animal inventories, and keepers' reports.
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Animal Records 1977-1984 [National Zoological Park (U.S.) Dept. of Zoological Research]
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