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National Museum of American History (U.S.). Division of Work and Industry
National Museum of American History (U.S.). Division of Mechanical and Civil Engineering
Woodard, Silas H., 1870-1961
Dates:
1899-1932
Size:
1 Cubic foot (3 boxes, 3 map-folders)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.1038
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

The papers of Silas H. Woodard include the Isthmian Canal Commission Report containing text, maps, profiles, and plates, 1899-1901; photograph albums on the East River Tunnel, 1904-1908; reports on the regulation of the levels of the Great Lakes, 1910-1914; and reports dealing with the development of hydroelectric power on the St. Lawrence River, 1...

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Creators:
Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute
Dates:
1966-1977
Size:
1.5 cu. ft. (1 record storage box) (1 document box)
Collection ID:
Accession 12-059
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of research and reference materials related to the study of the biological impact of a proposed sea level canal through the Isthmus of Panama. In particular, many of the records focus on the sea snake. A large portion of these records were originally compiled by Ernst Mayr, Chairman of the National Research Council, ...

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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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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 D...

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Creators:
United States. Department of Agriculture
Brandes, E. W. (Elmer Walker)), b. 1891
Peck, Richard K.
Dates:
1929
Size:
Film reels (black-and-white silent, 35mm)
116 Photographs (Lantern slides)
Collection ID:
HSFA.1982.07
Repository:
Human Studies Film Archives

Edited film made by the United States Department of Agriculture during an expedition to locate disease resistant varieties of sugar cane in the Territory of Papua and Mandated Territory of New Guinea. Footage was shot during 57 flights in what was ostensibly the first European exploration of sites in the interior. Locations and documentation includ...

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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:
Small, Gordon B., Jr.
Dates:
circa 1972-1989
Size:
1 cu. ft. (1 record storage box)
Collection ID:
Record Unit 7414
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

These papers consist primarily of notes, data sheets, and check lists concerning Small's research on the butterflies of Panama and the development of his collection. Also included is correspondence with colleagues, and a copy of a lecture on Panamanian butterflies. Some materials are in Spanish.

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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:
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:
Roblin, Ernest
Dates:
1885
Size:
1 Mounted print (albumen)
Collection ID:
NAA.PhotoLot.81-54
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Photograph depicting Pedro Prestán hanging from gallows on railway tracks, with an open coffin and five men standing nearby and others in the background. Prestán was hung in Apsinwall, now called Colon, Panama, on August 18, 1885.

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