Midwest Archives Conference Records, 1972-2019

Container Title
Series: 2. General Files, 1979-2000
Scope and Content Note: This series consists of a mixture of files dealing with animal and elephant management. The files contain copies of several elephant-related newsletters including the Elephant Manager's Association newsletter and the Hasti newsletter. The series also contains several scholarly papers about elephants including a history of elephants in the Ringling Brother's Circus. Many files describe the Elephant Workshops in which Meyer participated over the years. Elephant Workshops were annual gatherings where professionals would meet and discuss elephant management issues. The series also has a large newsclippings file that contains various elephant-related newspaper articles from around the United States. The series includes some photographs of elephants, as well as photographs of elephant training equipment, including elephant ankuses, stands, and pallets. The series also contains a file related to the Lota elephant controversy that occurred at the Milwaukee County Zoo and gained national attention.
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Animal Education Protection and Information Foundation, Correspondence, 1991-1994
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Elephant Abuse Law, Section 596.5 to the Penal Code, California, 1989
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Elephant Equipment, 1987, undated
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Elephant Equipment, Photographs, undated
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Elephant Interest Group, 1984
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Elephant Manager's Association, 1988-1991
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Elephant Manager's Association, Ethics Board, 1997
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Elephant Manager's Association, Newsletter, 1989-1990
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Elephant Pallets and Elephant Stands, 1986-1987
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Elephant Pallets and Elephant Stands, Photographs, 1987
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Elephant, Photographs, undated
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Elephant Training, 1981
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Elephant Workshop, 1st Annual, Tulsa, Oklahoma, 1980
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Elephant Workshop, 3rd Annual, Springfield, Missouri, 1982
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Elephant Workshop, 4th Annual, Kansas City, 1983
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Elephant Workshop, 9th Annual, Jacksonville, Florida, 1988
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Elephant Workshop, 10th Annual, Tulsa, Oklahoma, 1989
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Elephant Workshop, 11th Annual, Milwaukee, 1990
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Elephants, Reference Materials, 1990, undated
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Hasti, Newsletter, 1986-1987, 1989-1990
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Humane Society of the United States, American Association of Zoological Parks and Aquariums, Guidelines, Elephants, Washington, D.C., 1991
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International Species Inventory System, 1982
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Lota Controversy, 1990-1991
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Miscellaneous, Photographs, undated
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Narrating Captivity, Nigel Rothfels, 1999
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Newsclippings, 1979-1988
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Folder   2
Newsclippings, 1992-2000
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Folder   3
Newsclippings, undated
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Ringling Elephant History: The First Fifty Years, Raymond Moreau, 1990
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Species Survival Program, Application Materials, 1991-1997
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Twilight of the Elephant, James Orgill, 1983