Query: Canal Zone
Joe Britton Panama Canal Zone Photographs
Creators:
Britton, Joe
Matheis-Kraft, Carol
Dates:
1945
Size:
0.15 Cubic feet (1 box )
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.1234
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Collection documents Panama, the Panama Canal, the Canal Zone, the San Blas Islands, military installations in Panama, villages, local buildings, people, flora and fauna, circa 1945.

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Richard Fisher Panama Canal Collection
Creators:
Fisher, Richard
Fisher, Richard, Mrs.
Dates:
1902-1968
Size:
1 Cubic foot (4 boxes , 1 map-folder)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.1045
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

The Fisher Collection of Panama Canal materials contains materials collected by Richard Fisher, who lived in the Panama Canal Zone during its construction. Materials include books and pamphlets, stereographs, postcards, and panoramic photographs detailing the construction and history of the Panama Canal.

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Adrien M. Bouché, Jr. Reminiscences
Creators:
Bouché, Adrien M., Jr. 1923-
Dates:
1992
Size:
1 audiotape (Reference copy).
Collection ID:
Record Unit 9567
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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Records
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 …

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Canal Zone Biological Area Records
Creators:
Smithsonian Institution. Office of the Secretary
Dates:
1912-1965
Size:
14.15 cu. ft. (1 record storage box) (26 document boxes) (1 oversize folder)
Collection ID:
Record Unit 135
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

Because the Smithsonian's relations to STRI have been both longstanding and various, STRI files are scattered through the records of the Secretary's office. The earliest STRI files in this unit have been interfiled with newer records or pulled forward, where they dealt with ongoing problems at the facility, so that …

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Administrative Records
Creators:
Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute
Dates:
1959-1990
Size:
11 cu. ft. (11 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 10-060
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of records that document the operation and administration of the Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute in the Canal Zone and elsewhere in Panama. The majority of the records were created by Ira Rubinoff, Biologist and Assistant Director of Marine Biology, 1964-1970, Assistant Director of Science, 1970-1973, and Director, 1973-2008; Roberta W …

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Charles Edwards Wood Panama Canal Photograph Album
Creators:
Wood, Charles Edwards, 1876-1954
Dates:
undated
Size:
0.15 Cubic feet (1 box)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.1114
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

An album of photographs taken during the construction of the Panama Canal. Subjects of the photographs include the earliest digging, tree removal, mosquito control, locks, equipment, Wood's family, a fire in Colon that occurred during the building of the Canal, and the first boats to use the Canal. Photographs include …

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Charles F. Bennett and Carole Ann Bennett Oral History Interview
Dates:
1975
Size:
2 audiotapes (Reference copies).
Collection ID:
Record Unit 9563
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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Donald F. MacDonald Papers
Dates:
1911-1916
Size:
1 cu. ft. (1 record storage box)
Collection ID:
Accession 16-133
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of field notes of Donald F. MacDonald, geologist with the United States Geological Survey (USGS) and professor of geology. MacDonald was appointed by the Costa Rica-Panama Boundary Commission as geologist during the construction of the Panama Canal, 1911-1913. Some of these field notes were written in conjunction with …

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Robert K. Enders Oral History Interviews
Creators:
Enders, Robert K. (Robert Kendall), 1899-1988, interviewee
Dates:
1976
Size:
2 audiotapes (Reference tapes).
Collection ID:
Record Unit 9562
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 …

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