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ANONYMOUS
Salinas, Pecho P.
Jose, Manuel
Dates:
undated
Size:
61 Pages
Collection ID:
NAA.MS4340A
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Dramas apparently pertain to the costumed dances of the Mixe of Oaxaca, as follows: Poetic drama, including Montezuma, Malinche and several others. Copied by Pecho P. Salinas, July 25, 1907. In Spanish. 25 pages. Poetic drama, including San Marco, the Emperor of Mexico and others. By Manuel Jose, October 1, 1891. In Spanish. 26 pages. Manuscript ha...

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Creators:
National Museum of Natural History. Department of Invertebrate Zoology
Dates:
2001
Size:
0.25 cu. ft. (1 half document box)
Collection ID:
Accession 16-293
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of field notes of Anja Schulze during her time as a postdoctoral fellow with the National Museum of Natural History, Department of Invertebrate Zoology. These notes focus on marine invertebrates, specifically worms, near islands off of Belize and Panama as well as Guam and other area islands. Materials include field ...

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Creators:
Arpee, Levon Harris
Dates:
November 17, 1936
Size:
8 Pages
Collection ID:
NAA.MS2491
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Compiled for the use of the students of anthropology of the Central Y. M. C. A. College of Chicago. Also includes geographical list of American Indian tribes, including Canada, and Central and South America. 23 pages.

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Creators:
Berendt, C. Hermann (Carl Hermann), 1817-1878
Dates:
circa 1875
Size:
0.25 cu. ft. (1 half document box)
Collection ID:
Record Unit 7194
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

These papers include a letter to Joseph Henry on existing manuscript sources for the history of Guatemala, April 2, 1875; manuscript notes on Central America; and other notes and letters, some in Spanish.

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Creators:
Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute
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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Creators:
Randolph, Ruth Morrison
Dates:
December 5, 1923
Size:
19 Pages
6 Items (photographic prints )
Collection ID:
NAA.MS7529
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

The letter describes a trip by boat up the Sambu River, Panama, and meetings with "Chokoki" Indians. The photographs show Indians, boats, and houses.

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Creators:
Krustev, Dimitar
Dates:
1971-circa 1977
1996
Size:
2 Film reels (color silent reversal; 2,036 feet, 16mm)
1 Book
180 Slides (35mm)
2 Sound cassettes
Collection ID:
HSFA.2006.04
Repository:
Human Studies Film Archives

Dimitar Krustev was a painter, photographer, and writer who travelled in Central and South America to document vanishing cultures. This collection includes materials relating to trips to the Pirre highlands in Darién province of Panama, where he filmed the Choco.

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Dates:
circa 1927-1932 and undated
Size:
0.45 cu. ft. (3 3x5 boxes)
Collection ID:
Record Unit 7455
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This collection consists of glass plate negatives and lantern slides of Panama and its environs. The glass plate negatives are 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. T...

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Creators:
García, Héctor, 1923-
Dates:
1969
Size:
1 Booklet
80 Prints (silver gelatin)
Collection ID:
NAA.PhotoLot.92-6
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Photographs made by Héctor García documenting Holy Week observances among the Cora in Western Central Mexico in 1969. They include images of a church, musicians, masks and mask makers, processions, and performers. Notes on some of the photographs relate them to descriptions in Fernando Benitez, Los indios de México, 1970. The photographs, mostly en...

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Dates:
circa 1904-1914
Size:
3.5 Cubic feet (21 boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.1111
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

A collection of glass negatives documenting the building and construction of the Panama Canal.

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