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Creators:
Wetmore, Alexander, 1886-1978
Dates:
1955-1981
Size:
3.75 cu. ft. (3 record storage boxes) (1 document box) (1 half document box)
Collection ID:
Accession 93-107
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists mostly of drafts, lists, notes, correspondence, and data compiled during the preparation and publication of Alexander Wetmore's The Birds of the Republic of Panama, Part 4. Also included are 35 mm color slides taken on trips to Panama, 1955, and Rhodesia, 1957.

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Creators:
Wolda, Henk
Dates:
circa 1974-1990
Size:
7.5 cu. ft. (7 record storage boxes) (1 document box)
Collection ID:
Accession 95-018
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

Henk Wolda is an entomologist and retired staff member of the Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute (STRI). This accession consists of general correspondence between Wolda and professional colleagues concerning the identification of specimens, research projects, the publication of scientific papers, and professional activities; and notes ...

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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:
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:
Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute
Dates:
1990
Size:
1 audiotape (Reference copy).
Collection ID:
Record Unit 9580
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:
Stewart, Richard H. (Richard Hewett), 1901-2004
Dates:
1949
Size:
24 Copy prints
Collection ID:
NAA.PhotoLot.R98-30
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Photographs depicting archeological work at the Barriles site, sculptures and ceramics from the site, and a nearby location described as "Pablo Brackney's place, Palosanto."

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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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Creators:
National Museum of American History (U.S.). Division of Work and Industry
National Museum of American History (U.S.). Division of Engineering and Industry
Van Tassell, A.R.
Jackson, Paul
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Dates:
1900-1956.
Size:
0.3 Cubic feet (1 box)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.1015
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Photograph album documenting the work and life of A.R. Van Tassell, an engineer who worked on structures in Hawaii as well as the Panama Canal.

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Creators:
Gjording, Chris N., 1943-1993
Dates:
1966-1991
bulk 1977-1991
Size:
6.34 Linear feet (15 document boxes, 1 cassette tape, and 37 computer disks)
Collection ID:
NAA.2008-19
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

The papers of Chris Gjording primarily document his research and activities in Central America, particularly his research on the Guaymíes and the Cerro Colorado copper mining project in Chiriquí, Panama. Materials pertaining to Panama include Gjording's field notes (portions of which are missing due to severe insect infestation); photographs; reference materials he collected; and his writings, which include his articles, dissertation, and drafts of his dissertation revised for publication. In addition to his work in Panama are his field notes and photographs from his research on campesino communities in Guatemala and El Salvador. Gjording also kept subject files on Latin American countries, focusing on the poor and oppressed and the social and political climate. His writings on those subjects are present in the collection and include a draft of his unpublished paper on peasant uprising in El Salvador and issues of Informacciónes, the Spanish-language newsletter that Gjording published and wrote articles for in Honduras. The collection also contains correspondence and notes relating to his visits to the Guatemalan Indian refugee camps in Los Lirios and Maya Balam in Quintana Roo in Mexico. In addition, the collection contains some of his correspondence with his mentor Ricardo Falla, a Guatemalan Jesuit priest and anthropologist, whom he refers to as "RF" in his notes. The collection also contains computer disks with chapters in Spanish from Falla's book on Ixcán, possibly Masacres de la selva: Ixcán, Guatemala, 1975-1982 (1992).

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Dates:
1989-2010
Size:
6 audiotapes (Reference copy).
Collection ID:
Record Unit 9582
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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