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Creator:
Friends of the National Zoo (U.S.)  Search this
Subject:
National Zoological Park (U.S.)  Search this
Smithsonian Conservation Biology Institute  Search this
Physical description:
2 cu. ft. (2 record storage boxes)
Type:
Books
Collection descriptions
Brochures
Clippings
Manuscripts
Compact discs
Electronic records
Maps
Color negatives
Color transparencies
Videotapes
Artifacts
Date:
1923
1923-2009
1923, 1951, 1958-2009
Notes:
Electronic List in accession file.
Folder List in accession file.
Organization:
Unarranged
Summary:
This accession consists of materials documenting the history of the Friends of the National Zoo (FONZ) and its activities in support of the National Zoological Park (NZP) and the Smithsonian Conservation Biology Institute (SCBI). As a nonprofit partner of NZP and SCBI, FONZ raises funds for mission support, manages a large volunteer force, and creates and conducts a wide variety of educational products and programs. Many of the materials in this accession document not just the history of FONZ, but the history of NZP and SCBI as well. Materials include images, clippings, brochures, maps, books, informational packages, educational activities, volunteer training materials, event invitations, meeting agendas, videotapes, development files for educational exhibits, patches, and related materials. Some materials are in electronic format.
Repository Loc.:
Smithsonian Institution Archives Capital Gallery, Suite 3000, MRC 507; 600 Maryland Avenue, SW; Washington, DC 20024-2520
Topic:
Zoos  Search this
Zoos--Educational aspects  Search this
Volunteers  Search this
Fund raising  Search this
Local number:
SIA Acc. 19-156
Data Source:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_398545