Collected Glass Plate Negatives of Panama,
circa 1927-1932 and undated

Summary
Collection ID:
SIA.FARU7455
Dates:
circa 1927-1932 and undated
Languages:
English
Physical Description:
0.45 cu. ft. (3 3x5 boxes)
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

Descriptive Entry
Descriptive Entry
This collection consists of glass plate negatives and lantern slides of Panama and its environs. The glass plate negatives are 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. The lantern slides document 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.

Notes
Personal Papers

Using the Collection
Prefered Citation
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 7455, Collected Glass Plate Negatives of Panama

Keywords
Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
United States. Canal Zone Biological Area, Barro Colorado Island Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Environmental laboratories Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Natural history Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Palms -- Panama Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Plants Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Animals Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Panama Place Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
San Blas Islands (Panama) Place Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Lantern slides Genre/Form Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Glass negatives Genre/Form Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

Repository Contact
Smithsonian Institution Archives
Washington, D.C.
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