This finding aid was digitized with funds generously provided by the Smithsonian Institution Women's Committee.
This collection consists of glass plate negatives and lantern slides of Panama and its environs.
Box 1 consists of sixty-six glass plate negatives of plants, animals, and various sites in Panama. Included are many negatives of diseased palm trees and a few images of the San Blas Islands. The photographer of the negatives is unknown, as is their provenance.
Boxes 2-3 consist of lantern slides documenting the establishment of the laboratory on Barro Colorado Island (BCI), part of the United States Canal Zone Biological Area. The images primarily feature buildings and other facilities.
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 7455, , Collected Glass Plate Negatives of Panama
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