Query: Panama
Administrative Records
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 Director, 1973-2008; Roberta W …

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Research Records
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 …

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Administrative Records
Creators:
Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute
Dates:
1979-1998
Size:
1.5 cu. ft. (1 record storage box) (1 document box)
Collection ID:
Accession 13-012
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of records that document the operation and administration of the Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute's (STRI) San Blas field station in the Kuna Yala territory on the Atlantic coast of Panama. Many of the records document the relations and agreements between STRI and the local indigenous group, the …

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Reuben Miller, Jr. films of world travel
Creators:
Miller, Reuben, Jr.
Dates:
circa 1925-1927
Size:
Film reels (black-and-white silent; 7125 feet, 16mm)
Collection ID:
HSFA.1993.07
Repository:
Human Studies Film Archives

Footage taken on an around the world trip includes the following locations: Africa, Java, Bali, Singapore, Hawaii, China, Zanzibar Island, Jamaica, Trinidad, South America, and Panama Canal. Please note that the contents of the collection and the language and terminology used reflect the context and culture of the time of …

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G. B. Fairchild Oral History Interviews
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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A. Hyatt Verrill negatives, photographs and other materials
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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Silas H. Woodard Papers
Creators:
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 …

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June Alice Spencer photograph collection
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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Copies of Richard H. Stewart photographs of the Smithsonian-National Geographic Society Expedition to Panama
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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Neville and Eva Harte collection and excavation photographs
Creators:
Harte, Neville A.
Harte, Eva M.
Dates:
1951-1967
Size:
52 Photographic prints (3.5"x4.25")
Collection ID:
NMAI.AC.089
Repository:
National Museum of the American Indian

Neville A. Harte (1907-1997) was an amateur archaeologist in Panama in the 1950's and 1960's. This collection contains 52 photographic prints of archeological objects excavated at Venado Beach, Panama as well as photographs of the excavation itself. The archaeological collection was sold by Neville and Eva Harte to the Museum of the American Indian, Heye Foundation in 1967.

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