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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:
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:
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:
Smithsonian Migratory Bird Center
Dates:
circa 1975-2001
Size:
3 cu. ft. (3 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 19-067
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of records documenting the research activities of ornithologist Russell Greenberg (1953-2013). Greenberg began his career in 1977 at the Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute (STRI) and was founder and first director of the Smithsonian Migratory Bird Center at the National Zoological Park in 1991. His earliest records...

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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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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:
Tower, Gilbert S.
Dates:
1921
Size:
16 Prints (silver gelatin)
Collection ID:
NAA.PhotoLot.2011-37
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Photographs depicting villages and people of the San Blas Islands made or collected by Gilbert Tower during his work in Panama. The prints are mounted on unbound pages, probably from an album.

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Creators:
Spencer, June Alice
Dates:
1996-1997
Size:
42 Photographic prints
Collection ID:
NMAI.AC.112
Repository:
National Museum of the American Indian

This collection consists of forty-two 3.5 x 5" color photographic prints of the Guna peoples of Ukupseni (formerly Playón Chico), one of the islands in the Guna Yala Indigenous Territory (formerly San Blas), Panama. The photographs were taken by June Alice Spencer during visits in 1996-1997, and depict Guna people in their daily lives.

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Creators:
Nigdibippi, Chief Igwa
Dates:
1924-1925
Size:
1 Map (hand-drawn, 145 x 238 cm.)
Collection ID:
NAA.MS4490
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Pictographic map of the Caribbean coastline of Panama with Kuna place-names and various drawings of persons and events. 7 drawings on 12" by 9" manila paper sewn onto map. The name "EQUAEGEPIPI" is lettered in two places on the map. The map is rolled-up and in brittle condition.

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