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Creators:
United States. Panama Canal Commission
Panama Canal Company
Dates:
1903-circa 1939
Size:
6 Cubic feet (41 boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.1116
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

A collection of 719 negatives on various subjects relating to the building of the Panama Canal and the U.S. presence there until the late 1930s.

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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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Creators:
Scomp, H. A. (Henry Anselm), 1843-
Dates:
undated
Size:
17 Pages
Collection ID:
NAA.MS1993
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
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Creators:
Posey, Carl A.
Dates:
1945-1966
Size:
1.35 Cubic Feet (3 legal document boxes)
Collection ID:
NASM.2000.0023
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection consists of airport reports and plans, mostly written by Posey, for the following countries: Costa Rica, Venezuela, Panama, Uruguay, Paraguay, Chile, Bolivia, El Salvador, Colombia, Honduras, Haiti, Trinidad, British Guiana, Spain, Lebanon and Afghanistan.

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Creators:
Verrill, A. Hyatt (Alpheus Hyatt), 1871-1954
Museum of the American Indian, Heye Foundation
Dates:
circa 1880-1925
Size:
1 lantern slide
170 Photographic prints (albumen)
392 negatives (photographic) (acetate)
Collection ID:
NMAI.AC.001.015
Repository:
National Museum of the American Indian

These images depict the indigenous people of Peru, Bolivia, Suriname and Chile; the largest percentage of the images are of Panama and Guyana (British Guiana).

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Creators:
Murdock, George Peter, 1897-1985
Dates:
circa 1942-1948
Size:
700 copy prints (circa)
Collection ID:
NAA.PhotoLot.4632
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Photographs assembled circa 1942-1948, probably as part of the Strategic Index of Latin America, and relating to people and scenery in Latin America. They depict transportation, irrigation, agriculture and industry (including rubber production), cities and villages, and archeological finds. The prints are arranged geographically into the followin...

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Creators:
Verrill, John, 1904-1933
Dates:
undated
Size:
27 Pages
5 Maps
Collection ID:
NAA.MS4440
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Includes: "Cuna Glossary," 8 pages; "[Choco] Glossary [and ethnographic notes]," 11 pages; "Snapshots [captions and background information]," 8 pages; 57 snapshots of Cuna and Choco Indians. Notes on John Verrill, recorded by C. Evans from telephone conversation with M. W. Stirling, 2/62. 1 page typed. (Added 2/62)

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Creators:
Litto, Gertrude
Dates:
1958-1980
bulk 1970-1972
Size:
10 Linear Feet
Collection ID:
NMAI.AC.021
Repository:
National Museum of the American Indian

The Gertrude Litto Collection, located in the Cultural Resource Center of the National Museum of the American Indian, contains the manuscript, notes and images for her book South American Folk Pottery. Her manuscript, notes and photos record the methods and products of Native potters in Venezuela, Colombia, Ecuador, Peru, Bolivia and Chile.

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Creators:
Hunt, Mary Alice Minear
Hunt, George Laird
Fishbaugh, William Arthur
Engineering and Industry, Division of, NMAH, SI.
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Dates:
1905-1908.
Size:
0.15 Cubic feet (1 box)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.1021
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Photograph album of commercially-produced photographs of Panama Canal construction.

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Creators:
Burg, Amos
Dates:
1933-1934
Size:
200 Prints (circa, silver gelatin (including contact prints))
Collection ID:
NAA.PhotoLot.88-36
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Photographs made by Amos Burg in the coastal areas between Buenos Aires,Argentina, and Chiloe Island, Chile. Most depict the area around the Strait of Magellan, and include images of terrain, harbors, ships and shipping facilities, industries, and towns, though there are also some images relating to Yahgan Indians.

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