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Creator::
National Zoological Park. Department of Zoological Research  Search this
Extent:
8 cu. ft. (8 record storage boxes)
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Laboratory notebooks
Manuscripts
Sketches
Black-and-white negatives
Color photographs
Color transparencies
Color negatives
Audiotapes
Motion pictures (visual works)
Videotapes
Date:
1967-1997
Descriptive Entry:
This accession consists of records documenting behavioral research performed by Department of Zoological Research staff and their associates relating to captive and wild animals. The majority of the records were created and maintained by Miles Roberts and primarily documents his research concerning tarsiers, chipmunks, shrews, kangaroo rats, red pandas, and other small mammals. Additional records were created by John Frederick Eisenberg, Gene Maliniak, Mike Davenport, David Kessler, and Lang Elliott. Materials include observation data, data analysis, notebooks, scientific papers, audiotapes, film, videotapes, photographic materials, procedures, correspondence, sketches, bibliographies, and related materials. Some materials were created by predecessor and other offices, including the Animal Department (through 1968), the Department of Living Vertebrates (1968-1971), the Scientific Research Department (through c. 1973), the Office of Animal Management (1972-1979), the Office of Zoological Research (c. 1973-1982), the Office of Animal Programs (1979-1984), and the Department of Zoological Research and Education (1984-1985).
Topic:
Zoos  Search this
Zoo animals  Search this
Zoology -- Research  Search this
Tarsiers  Search this
Shrews  Search this
Chipmunks  Search this
Kangaroo rats  Search this
Red panda  Search this
Mammals -- Behavior  Search this
Genre/Form:
Laboratory notebooks
Manuscripts
Sketches
Black-and-white negatives
Color photographs
Color transparencies
Color negatives
Audiotapes
Motion pictures (visual works)
Videotapes
Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 15-220, National Zoological Park. Department of Zoological Research, Animal Research Records
Identifier:
Accession 15-220
See more items in:
Animal Research Records
Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-sia-fa15-220