Research Records,
1966-1977

Summary
Collection ID:
Accession 12-059
Creators:
Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute
Dates:
1966-1977
Languages:
English
Physical Description:
1.5 cu. ft. (1 record storage box) (1 document box)
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

Descriptive Entry
Descriptive Entry
This accession consists of research and reference materials related to the study of the biological impact of a proposed sea level canal through the Isthmus of Panama. In particular, many of the records focus on the sea snake. A large portion of these records were originally compiled by Ernst Mayr, Chairman of the National Research Council, Committee on Ecological Research for the Inter-Oceanic Canal and later given to Ira Rubinoff, Director of the Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute. Some of the records compiled by Mayr were originally written by Rubinoff and David Challinor, Smithsonian Institution, Assistant Secretary for Science. Materials include correspondence, reports, meeting materials, clippings, reprints, manuscripts, images, and related materials.

Notes
SI Records

Using the Collection
Preferred Citation
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 12-059, Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute, Research Records

Keywords
Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Challinor, David, 1920-2008 Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Mayr, Ernst, 1904-2005 Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Rubinoff, Ira, 1938- Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
National Research Council (U.S.). Committee on Ecological Research for the Interoceanic Canal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Smithsonian Institution. Assistant Secretary for Science. Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Biological stations Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Canal ecology Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Canals, Interoceanic Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Ecological risk assessment Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Ecology Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Sea snakes Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Clippings Genre/Form Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Manuscripts Genre/Form Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Color photographs Genre/Form Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

Repository Contact
Smithsonian Institution Archives
Washington, D.C.
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