Skip to main content Smithsonian Institution

Search Results

Collections Search Center
4 documents - page 1 of 1

Subject Files

Topic:
Wild Mammals in Captivity: Principles and Techniques (Monograph : 1996)
Creator::
National Zoological Park. Department of Zoological Research  Search this
Extent:
5 cu. ft. (5 record storage boxes)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Brochures
Manuscripts
Newsletters
Black-and-white photographs
Date:
1964, 1968-1994
Descriptive Entry:
This accession consists of records 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: Principles and Techniques. 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.
Topic:
Research  Search this
Zoos  Search this
Genre/Form:
Brochures
Manuscripts
Newsletters
Black-and-white photographs
Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 01-228, National Zoological Park. Department of Zoological Research, Subject Files
Identifier:
Accession 01-228
See more items in:
Subject Files
Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-sia-fa01-228

Devra G. Kleiman Papers

Topic:
Lion tamarins: biology and conservation (Monograph : 2002)
Wild mammals in captivity: principles and techniques (Monograph : 1996)
Creator::
Kleiman, Devra G.  Search this
Extent:
1 cu. ft. (1 record storage box)
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Manuscripts
Compact discs
Electronic records
Floppy disks
Videotapes
Date:
circa 1979-2010
Descriptive Entry:
This accession consists of materials documenting the research and professional activities of conservation biologist Devra G. Kleiman, 1942-2010. Kleiman began her professional career in 1972 as the first female scientist at the National Zoological Park (NZP) where she was hired to manage the zoo's captive breeding program. In 1982, Kleiman became Acting Assistant Director for Animal Programs in the Office of Animal Programs, assuming the position permanently the following year. During a series of reorganizations, Kleiman became the Assistant Director of Zoological Research and Education in 1984; the Assistant Director of Research in 1985; and the Assistant Director of Zoological Research heading the Department of Zoological Research in 1996. In 1997, Kleiman assumed the position of Senior Scientist. After her retirement in 2001, Kleiman served as Senior Scientist Emeritus at NZP, taught as an adjunct professor at the University of Maryland at College Park, and owned a consulting company, Zoo-Logic, LLC. During her career, Kleiman helped establish the Associacao Mico-Leao-Dourado, a Brazilian non-governmental association for the conservation of golden lion tamarins; served on many international committees, working groups, and task forces for species conservation; and was affiliated with numerous non-profit conservation organizations. Much of Kleiman's research and activities focused on the reintroduction of golden lion tamarins to the wild and the captive breeding of giant pandas. Kleiman wrote approximately 150 manuscripts and two books, Wild Mammals in Captivity: Principles and Techniques (1996) and Lion Tamarins: Biology and Conservation (2002).

Materials include correspondence, presentations, reports, planning documents, meeting materials, manuscripts, video, biographical information, and related materials. Some materials are in electronic format.
Topic:
Animal behavior  Search this
Animal breeding  Search this
Conservation biology  Search this
Biology -- Study and teaching  Search this
Giant panda  Search this
Golden lion tamarin  Search this
Non-governmental organizations -- Brazil  Search this
Professional associations  Search this
Research  Search this
Science consultants  Search this
Wildlife conservation  Search this
Wildlife reintroduction  Search this
Zoos  Search this
Zoo animals  Search this
Zoology  Search this
Zoologists  Search this
Women scientists  Search this
Genre/Form:
Manuscripts
Compact discs
Electronic records
Floppy disks
Videotapes
Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 13-140, Devra G. Kleiman Papers
Identifier:
Accession 13-140
See more items in:
Devra G. Kleiman Papers
Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-sia-fa13-140

Devra G. Kleiman Papers

Topic:
Wild mammals in captivity: principles and techniques (Monograph : 1996)
Lion Tamarins: Biology and Conservation (Monograph : 2002)
Creator::
Kleiman, Devra G.  Search this
Extent:
14.5 cu. ft. (14 record storage boxes) (1 document box)
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Brochures
Clippings
Field notes
Manuscripts
Newsletters
Pamphlets
Picture postcards
Compact discs
Digital images
Digital versatile discs
Floppy disks
Black-and-white negatives
Black-and-white photographs
Color photographs
Color transparencies
Videotapes
Electronic records
Place:
Brazil
China
Date:
1967-2010
Descriptive Entry:
This accession consists of materials documenting the research and professional activities of conservation biologist Devra G. Kleiman, 1952-2010. Kleiman began her professional career in 1972 as the first female scientist at the National Zoological Park (NZP) where she was hired to manage the zoo's captive breeding program. In 1982, Kleiman became Acting Assistant Director for Animal Programs in the Office of Animal Programs, assuming the position permanently the following year. During a series of reorganizations, Kleiman became the Assistant Director of Zoological Research and Education in 1984; the Assistant Director of Research in 1985; and the Assistant Director of Zoological Research heading the Dept. of Zoological Research in 1996. In 1997, Kleiman assumed the position of Senior Scientist. After her retirement in 2001, Kleiman served as Senior Scientist Emeritus at NZP, taught as an adjunct professor at the University of Maryland at College Park, and owned a consulting company, Zoo-Logic, LLC. During her career, Kleiman helped establish the Associação Mico-Leão-Dourado, a Brazilian non-governmental association for the conservation of golden lion tamarins; served on many international committees, working groups, and task forces for species conservation; and was affiliated with numerous non-profit conservation organizations. Much of Kleiman's research and activities focused on the reintroduction of golden lion tamarins to the wild and the captive breeding of giant pandas. Other research projects included Delmarva fox squirrels, beach (oldfield) mice, island foxes, and, more generally, primates, canids, and other mammals. She also trained other scientists in behavioral observations, vocalization interpretations, and animal reintroduction preparations. Kleiman wrote approximately 150 manuscripts and two books, Wild Mammals in Captivity: Principles and Techniques (1996) and Lion Tamarins: Biology and Conservation (2002). Kleiman's research trips to China and Brazil are also well-documented in this accession.

Materials include correspondence, presentations, reports, planning documents, meeting materials, manuscripts, images, fieldbooks, clippings, notes, postcards, brochures, pamphlets, contracts, surveys, newsletters, videos, and related materials. Some materials are in electronic format.
Topic:
Research  Search this
Conservation biology  Search this
Zoo animals  Search this
Zoos  Search this
Wildlife conservation  Search this
Professional associations  Search this
Wildlife reintroduction  Search this
Golden lion tamarin  Search this
Giant panda  Search this
Mammals  Search this
Animal behavior  Search this
Zoologists  Search this
Zoology  Search this
Women scientists  Search this
Animal breeding  Search this
Biology -- Study and teaching  Search this
Science consultants  Search this
Non-governmental organizations -- Brazil  Search this
Dog family (Mammals)  Search this
Fox squirrel  Search this
Oldfield mouse  Search this
Island gray fox  Search this
Primates  Search this
Genre/Form:
Brochures
Clippings
Field notes
Manuscripts
Newsletters
Pamphlets
Picture postcards
Compact discs
Digital images
Digital versatile discs
Floppy disks
Black-and-white negatives
Black-and-white photographs
Color photographs
Color transparencies
Videotapes
Electronic records
Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 11-124, Devra G. Kleiman Papers
Identifier:
Accession 11-124
See more items in:
Devra G. Kleiman Papers
Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-sia-fa11-124
Online Media:

Devra G. Kleiman Papers

Topic:
Lion tamarins: biology and conservation (Monograph). 2002
Wild mammals in captivity: principles and techniques (Monograph). 1996
Creator::
Kleiman, Devra G.  Search this
Extent:
3 cu. ft. (3 record storage boxes)
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Clippings
Field notes
Manuscripts
Picture postcards
Scrapbooks
Compact discs
Electronic records
Floppy disks
Drawings
Ephemera
Black-and-white photographs
Color photographs
Color transparencies
Videotapes
Place:
China
Date:
1962-2009, 2013
Descriptive Entry:
This accession consists of materials documenting the research and professional activities of conservation biologist Devra G. Kleiman, 1942-2010. Kleiman received her undergraduate degree from the University of Chicago in 1964 and her doctorate from the University of London in 1969. In 1972, she became one of the first female scientists at the National Zoological Park (NZP) where she was hired to manage the zoo's captive breeding program. In 1982, Kleiman became Acting Assistant Director for Animal Programs in the Office of Animal Programs, assuming the position permanently the following year. During a series of reorganizations, Kleiman became the Assistant Director of Zoological Research and Education in 1984; the Assistant Director of Research in 1985; and the Assistant Director of Zoological Research heading the Department of Zoological Research in 1996. In 1997, Kleiman assumed the position of Senior Scientist. After her retirement in 2001, Kleiman served as Senior Scientist Emeritus at NZP, taught as an adjunct professor at the University of Maryland at College Park, and owned a consulting company, Zoo-Logic, LLC. During her career, Kleiman helped establish the Associacao Mico-Leao-Dourado, a Brazilian non-governmental association for the conservation of golden lion tamarins; served on many international committees, working groups, and task forces for species conservation; and was affiliated with numerous non-profit conservation organizations. Much of Kleiman's research and activities focused on the reintroduction of golden lion tamarins to the wild and the captive breeding of giant pandas. Particularly well-documented in this collection are Kleiman's research trips, especially to China; publicity related to her research; and preparations for publishing two books, "Wild Mammals in Captivity: Principles and Techniques" (1996) and "Lion Tamarins: Biology and Conservation" (2002). One folder documents a memorial fund set up after Kleiman's death. Materials include correspondence, memoranda, clippings, presentations, reports, meeting materials, images, field books, notes, postcards, greeting cards, a scrapbook, a videotape, ephemera, awards, collected artistic drawings, and related materials. Some materials are in electronic format.
Topic:
Animal behavior  Search this
Animal breeding  Search this
Conservation biology  Search this
Giant panda  Search this
Golden lion tamarin  Search this
Professional associations  Search this
Research  Search this
Wildlife conservation  Search this
Wildlife reintroduction  Search this
Zoo animals  Search this
Zoologists  Search this
Zoology  Search this
Zoos  Search this
Women scientists  Search this
Genre/Form:
Clippings
Field notes
Manuscripts
Picture postcards
Scrapbooks
Compact discs
Electronic records
Floppy disks
Drawings
Ephemera
Black-and-white photographs
Color photographs
Color transparencies
Videotapes
Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 14-213, Devra G. Kleiman Papers
Identifier:
Accession 14-213
See more items in:
Devra G. Kleiman Papers
Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-sia-fa14-213

Modify Your Search







or


Narrow By
  • Finding aids
Filter results to a specific time period.
  • Smithsonian Institution Archives