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

Summary
Collection ID:
Record Unit 7455
Dates:
circa 1927-1932 and undated
Languages:
English
Physical Description:
0.42 linear meter.
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

Introduction
Introduction
This finding aid was digitized with funds generously provided by the Smithsonian Institution Women's Committee.

Descriptive Entry
Descriptive Entry
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.

Notes
Personal Papers

Using the Collection
Preferred 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 Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
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Repository Contact
Smithsonian Institution Archives
Washington, D.C.
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