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Creators:
Carpenter, C. Ray (Clarence Ray), 1905-1975
Dates:
1930s
Size:
1 cu. ft. (1 record storage box)
Collection ID:
Accession 97-033
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

Clarence Raymond Carpenter (1905-1975) was a psychologist and primatologist. This accession consists of typed copies of Carpenter's field notes and observations on howler monkeys on Barro Colorado Island, Panama, circa 1930s. Carpenter conducted the first study of howler monkey behavior on the Island.

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Creators:
United States. Canal Zone Biological Area, Barro Colorado Island
Dates:
1918-1964
Size:
6.5 cu. ft. (13 document boxes) (oversize materials)
Collection ID:
Record Unit 134
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

These records document the creation and development of the Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute, from preliminary discussions in 1918 to the selection of a site on, and reservation of, Barro Colorado Island in 1923, and its subsequent development as a center for research into the ecology of the American tropics. The records include cor...

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Creators:
Morton, Eugene S.
Dates:
1964, 1970s
Size:
7 cu. ft. (7 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 08-118
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of records documenting the research of Eugene S. Morton, biologist, while working for General Electric Company (GE) in 1964 and during his pre-doctoral fellowship in the 1970s. Both sets of research were performed at the Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute. While working for GE, Morton studied methods by which sound...

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Creators:
Zetek, James, 1886-1959
Dates:
circa 1921-1951
Size:
8 cu. ft. (8 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Record Unit 7462
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This collection consists primarily of an index card file documenting Zetek's research on the insects of Panama and his insect collection. The file contains information on insects collected, their identification, and their effect on native vegetation. Also included is a file of bibliography cards relating to the natural history of Panama.

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Creators:
Dill, David B. Jr.
Dates:
1930
Size:
0.25 cu. ft. (1 half document box)
Collection ID:
Accession 02-145
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of 31 photographs taken at Barro Colorado Island in 1930 by David B. Dill, Sr., during his scientific expedition to Panama. David B. Dill, Jr., joined his father on the trip. Materials also include typewritten excerpts from the younger Dill's letters written home to his mother and sister. The Panama facility was later ...

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Creators:
Smith, Neal Griffith, 1937-
Dates:
circa 1925-1995
Size:
3 cu. ft. (3 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 17-057
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of the research materials of Neal Griffith Smith (1937-2012), an ornithologist and tropical biologist who received his Ph.D. from Cornell University in 1963 and then spent his entire career working for the Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute (STRI). Particularly well documented is Smith's graduate research on Arctic...

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Creators:
Fairchild, G. B. (Graham Bell) interviewee
Dates:
1989
Size:
2 audiotapes (reference copies). 3 digital .mp3 files (reference copies).
Collection ID:
Record Unit 9559
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

The Smithsonian Institution Archives began its Oral History Program in 1973. The purpose of the program is to supplement the written documentation of the Archives' record and manuscript collections with an Oral History Collection, focusing on the history of the Institution, research by its scholars, and contributions of its staff. Program ...

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Creators:
Rand, A. Stanley (Austin Stanley), 1932-2005, interviewee
Dates:
1986, 1989-1990
Size:
4 audiotapes (reference copy).
Collection ID:
Record Unit 9579
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

The Smithsonian Institution Archives began its Oral History Program in 1973. The purpose of the program is to supplement the written documentation of the Archives' record and manuscript collections with an Oral History Collection, focusing on the history of the Institution, research by its scholars, and contributions of its staff. Program ...

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Creators:
Bocanegra, Fausto, 1926- interviewee
Dates:
1988
Size:
0.1 linear meter.
Collection ID:
Record Unit 9561
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

The Oral History Project is part of the Smithsonian Institution Archives. The purpose of the project is to conduct and collect interviews with current and retired members of the Smithsonian staff who have made significant contributions, administrative and scholarly, to the Institution. The project's goal is to supplement the published record ...

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Dates:
2010, 2013
Size:
0.5 cu. ft. (1 document box)
Collection ID:
Record Unit 9624
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

The Smithsonian Institution Archives (SIA) began its Oral History Program in 1973. The purpose of the program is to supplement the written documentation of the Archives' record and manuscript collections with an Oral History Collection, focusing on the history of the Institution, research by its scholars, and contributions of its staff. Progra...

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