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Richard Fisher Panama Canal Collection, 1902-1968

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Collector:
Fisher, Richard
History of Technology, Division of, NMAH, SI
Mechanical and Civil Engineering, Division of [former name], NMAH, SI
Work and Industry, Division of, NMAH, SI
Donor:
Fisher, Richard Mrs
Physical description:
5 cu. ft. : 3 boxes
Type:
Legislative documents
Collection descriptions
Legislation (legal concepts)
Panoramas
Correspondence
Stereographs
Photographs
Books
Postcards
Picture postcards
Place:
Panama
Canal Zone
Colon (Panama)
Panama Canal (Panama)
Date:
1902
1902-1968
1940-1950
1900-1950
1900-1920
Summary:
The collection consists mostly of secondary materials relating to the Panama Canal, and includes postcards of the construction, and people and places in Panama, with only a few of them used; stereographs; typescripts of letters sent from Panama during the 1940s; three panoramic photographs; legislative documents; and numerous books and pamphlets detailing the history of the Canal.
Cite as:
Richard Fisher Panama Canal Collection, 1902-1968, Archives Center, National Museum of American History
Topic:
Canal construction workers
Canals--Design and construction
Dams
Locks and dams
Local number:
2007.3199 (NMAH Acc.)
Data Source:
Archives Center - NMAH

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