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History of Tropical Biology Interviews, 1997

Interviewee:
Dressler, Robert L. 1927-  Search this
Stern, William Louis 1926-  Search this
Interviewer:
Christen, Catherine A (Catherine Ann)  Search this
Subject:
Moynihan, M  Search this
Stern, William Louis 1926-  Search this
Dressler, Robert L. 1927-  Search this
National Museum of Natural History (U.S.)  Search this
Association for Tropical Biology  Search this
Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute  Search this
Physical description:
2 audiotapes (Reference copies)
Type:
Interviews
Collection descriptions
Audiotapes
Oral history
Place:
Panama
Date:
1997
Topic:
Botany  Search this
Tropical biology  Search this
Professional associations  Search this
Science--History  Search this
Local number:
SIA RU009606
Restrictions & Rights:
The recordings are available for research use, but the transcripts of interviews of Robert L. Dressler and William Louis Stern do not have prefaces. Researchers may submit a written request to interviewee, heirs or assigns for written permission to use the transcript
Data Source:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_249475

Smith House on Barro Colorado Island

Author:
Unknown  Search this
Subject:
Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute (STRI)  Search this
Physical description:
Color: Black and White; Size: 8w x 10h; Type of Image: Exterior; Medium: Photographic print
Type:
Photographic print
Exterior
Place:
Barro Colorado Island (Panama)
Panama
Barro Colorado Nature Monument (Panama)
Topic:
Smith House  Search this
Tropical Biology  Search this
Standard number:
90-14491
Restrictions & Rights:
No restrictions
Data Source:
Smithsonian Archives - History Div
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sic_9991

Oral history interviews with Ira Rubinoff 1989-2010

Interviewee:
Rubinoff, Ira 1938-  Search this
Creator:
Henson, Pamela M  Search this
Subject:
Rubinoff, Ira 1938-  Search this
Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute Barro Colorado Island  Search this
Canal Zone Biological Area Barro Colorado Island  Search this
Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute  Search this
Canal Zone Biological Area Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute  Search this
United States Canal Zone Biological Area, Barro Colorado Island  Search this
Physical description:
6 audiotapes (Reference copy)
Type:
Interviews
Collection descriptions
Audiotapes
Oral history
Place:
Panama
Date:
1989
1989-1990
1989-2010
Topic:
Tropical biology  Search this
Ichthyology  Search this
Local number:
SIA RU009582
Restrictions & Rights:
Restricted
Data Source:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_217750

Oral history interview with Neal Griffith Smith 1990

Interviewee:
Smith, Neal Griffith 1937-  Search this
Creator:
Henson, Pamela M  Search this
Subject:
Smith, Neal Griffith 1937-  Search this
Eisenmann, Eugene  Search this
MacArthur, Robert H  Search this
Moynihan, M  Search this
Ricklefs, Robert Eric  Search this
Mayr, Ernst 1904-2005  Search this
American Museum of Natural History  Search this
Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute Barro Colorado Island  Search this
Barro Colorado Island Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute  Search this
Physical description:
3 audiotapes (Reference copies)
Type:
Interviews
Collection descriptions
Audiotapes
Oral history
Place:
Panama
Date:
1990
Topic:
Ornithology  Search this
Entomology  Search this
Tropical biology  Search this
Local number:
SIA RU009584
Restrictions & Rights:
Restricted
Data Source:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_217752

Oral history interview with George C. Wheeler 1920s, 1989

Interviewee:
Wheeler, George C (George Carlos) 1897-1991  Search this
Interviewer:
Hagen, Joel B  Search this
Subject:
Wheeler, George C (George Carlos) 1897-1991  Search this
Wheeler, William Morton 1865-1937  Search this
Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute  Search this
Canal Zone Biological Area Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute  Search this
Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute Barro Colorado Island  Search this
Canal Zone Biological Area Barro Colorado Island  Search this
Harvard University  Search this
William M. Rice Institute  Search this
University of North Dakota  Search this
United States Canal Zone Biological Area, Barro Colorado Island  Search this
Physical description:
1 audiotape (Reference copies). 2 digital .mp3 files (Reference copies)
Type:
Interviews
Collection descriptions
Audiotapes
Oral history
Photographs
Scrapbooks
Place:
Panama
Date:
1989
1920s, 1989
1900-1950
Topic:
Entomology  Search this
Tropical biology  Search this
Local number:
SIA RU009560
Restrictions & Rights:
No restrictions
Data Source:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_217728

Robert McCormick Adams at STRI

Author:
Unknown  Search this
Subject:
Adams, Robert McCormick 1926-2018  Search this
Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute (STRI)  Search this
Physical description:
Color: Black and White; Size: 10w x 8h; Type of Image: Group, candid; Medium: Photographic print
Type:
Photographic print
Group, candid
Place:
Caribbean Sea
Panama
Date:
1990
Topic:
Marine biology  Search this
Secretaries  Search this
Tropical Biology  Search this
Biology  Search this
Standard number:
96-20062
Restrictions & Rights:
No restrictions
Data Source:
Smithsonian Archives - History Div
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sic_10023

Royal Palm Showing Buds

Author:
Hitchcock, A. S (Albert Spear) 1865-1935  Search this
Subject:
Biological Survey of the Panama Canal Zone, 1923-1924  Search this
Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute (STRI)  Search this
Physical description:
Number of Images: 1; Color: Black and white; Size: 3.125w x 5.375h ; Type of Image: Landscape; Other; Medium: Photographic print
Type:
Photographic print
Landscape
Place:
Panama
Colón (Panama)
Date:
c. 1923-1924
Topic:
Tropical Biology  Search this
Palm trees  Search this
Botany  Search this
Standard number:
SIA2010-0717 or Hitchcock #1093
Restrictions & Rights:
No restrictions
Data Source:
Smithsonian Archives - History Div
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sic_13616

Plumeria Tree, Washington Hotel Grounds

Author:
Hitchcock, A. S.r (Albert Spear) 1865-1935  Search this
Subject:
Panama Canal Zone  Search this
Biological Survey of the Panama Canal Zone, 1923-1924  Search this
Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute (STRI)  Search this
Washington Hotel  Search this
Physical description:
Number of Images: 1 ; Color: Black and white; Size: 3.13w x 5.38h; Type of Image: Landscape; Medium: Photographic print
Type:
Photographic print
Landscape
Place:
Panama
Colón (Panama)
Date:
1923-1924
Topic:
Tropical Biology  Search this
Natural history  Search this
Botany  Search this
Plumeria  Search this
Standard number:
SIA2010-0720 o Hitchcock #1096
Restrictions & Rights:
No restrictions
Data Source:
Smithsonian Archives - History Div
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sic_13620

Carl Koford on Barro Colorado Island

Author:
Unknown  Search this
Subject:
Koford, Carl B  Search this
Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute (STRI)  Search this
Physical description:
Color: Black and White; Size: 10w x 8h; Type of Image: Person, candid; Medium: Photographic print
Type:
Photographic print
Person, candid
Place:
Barro Colorado Island (Panama)
Panama
Barro Colorado Nature Monument (Panama)
Date:
1957
Topic:
Tropical Biology  Search this
Smithsonian Institution--Employees  Search this
Standard number:
92-15748 or 6376
Restrictions & Rights:
No restrictions
Data Source:
Smithsonian Archives - History Div
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sic_9992

Frijoles Station on Gatun Lake, CZBA

Author:
Unknown  Search this
Subject:
Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute (STRI)  Search this
Physical description:
Color: Black and White; Size: 8w x 10h; Type of Image: Landscape; Medium: Photographic print
Type:
Photographic print
Landscape
Place:
Barro Colorado Island (Panama)
Barro Colorado Nature Monument (Panama)
Gatun Lake (Panama)
Panama
Date:
1964
Topic:
Panama Canal  Search this
Frijoles  Search this
Tropical Biology  Search this
Research institutes  Search this
Standard number:
90-10887
Restrictions & Rights:
No restrictions
Data Source:
Smithsonian Archives - History Div
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sic_9994

Oral history interview with Nicholas D. Smythe 1990

Interviewee:
Smythe, Nicholas D  Search this
Creator:
Henson, Pamela M  Search this
Subject:
Smythe, Nicholas D  Search this
Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute Barro Colorado Island  Search this
Canal Zone Biological Area Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute  Search this
Smithsonian Institution Environmental Sciences Program  Search this
Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute  Search this
Canal Zone Biological Area Barro Colorado Island  Search this
United States Canal Zone Biological Area, Barro Colorado Island  Search this
Physical description:
2 audiotapes (Reference copies)
Type:
Interviews
Collection descriptions
Audiotapes
Oral history
Place:
Panama
Date:
1990
Topic:
Tropical biology  Search this
Ecology  Search this
Mammalogy  Search this
Conservation of natural resources  Search this
Education  Search this
Local number:
SIA RU009585
Restrictions & Rights:
Restricted
Data Source:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_217753

Barro Colorado Island, Panama

Author:
Unknown  Search this
Subject:
Barro Colorado Island Biological Laboratory  Search this
Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute (STRI)  Search this
Physical description:
Color: Black and White; Size: 10w x 8h; Type of Image: Exterior; Medium: Photographic print
Type:
Photographic print
Exterior
Place:
Panama
Barro Colorado Island (Panama)
Barro Colorado Nature Monument (Panama)
Gatun Lake (Panama)
Topic:
Buildings  Search this
Panama Canal  Search this
Tropical Biology  Search this
Barro Colorado Island (Panama)  Search this
Standard number:
2002-10652 and MAH-42818
Restrictions & Rights:
No restrictions
Data Source:
Smithsonian Archives - History Div
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sic_10749

A Small Clearing on Barro Colorado Island

Author:
Hitchcock, A. S (Albert Spear) 1865-1935  Search this
Subject:
Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute (STRI)  Search this
Biological Survey of the Panama Canal Zone, 1923-1924  Search this
Physical description:
Number of Images: 1 Color: Black and White ; Size: 5w x 3h ; Type of Image:Landscape ; Medium: Photographic print
Type:
Photographic print
Landscape
Place:
Panama
Barro Colorado Island (Panama)
Date:
1923-1924
Topic:
Field Stations  Search this
Tropical Biology  Search this
Islands  Search this
Natural history  Search this
Botany  Search this
Standard number:
SIA2009-2922 and Hitchcock 1105
Restrictions & Rights:
United States Department of Agriculture
Data Source:
Smithsonian Archives - History Div
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sic_7141

Barro Colorado Island -- The Approach to the Landing

Author:
Hitchcock, A. S (Albert Spear) 1865-1935  Search this
Subject:
Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute (STRI)  Search this
Biological Survey of the Panama Canal Zone, 1923-1924  Search this
Physical description:
Color: Black and White; Size: 5w x 3h; Type of Image: Exterior; Medium: Photographic print
Type:
Photographic print
Exterior
Place:
Panama
Barro Colorado Island (Panama)
Date:
1923-1924
Topic:
Field Stations  Search this
Tropical Biology  Search this
Biology  Search this
Islands  Search this
Natural history  Search this
Botany  Search this
Standard number:
SIA2009-2923 and Hitchcock 1106
Restrictions & Rights:
United States Department of Agriculture
Data Source:
Smithsonian Archives - History Div
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sic_7142

Barro Colorado Island -- Vegetation Next to a Clearing

Author:
Hitchcock, A. S (Albert Spear) 1865-1935  Search this
Subject:
Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute (STRI)  Search this
Biological Survey of the Panama Canal Zone, 1923-1924  Search this
Physical description:
Color: Black and White; Size: 5w x 3h; Type of Image: Landscape; Medium: Photographic print
Type:
Photographic print
Landscape
Place:
Panama
Barro Colorado Island (Panama)
Date:
1923-1924
Topic:
Field Stations  Search this
Tropical Biology  Search this
Biology  Search this
Islands  Search this
Botany  Search this
Natural history  Search this
Standard number:
SIA2009-2920 and Hitchcock 1103
Restrictions & Rights:
United States Department of Agriculture
Data Source:
Smithsonian Archives - History Div
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sic_7143

Party of Scientists on Barro Colorado Island

Author:
Hitchcock, A. S (Albert Spear) 1865-1935  Search this
Subject:
Zetek, James b. 1886  Search this
Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute (STRI)  Search this
Panama Canal Zone  Search this
Biological Survey of the Panama Canal Zone, 1923-1924  Search this
Physical description:
Color: Black and White; Size: 5.5w x 3h; Type of Image: Group, candid; Medium: Photographic print
Type:
Photographic print
Group, candid
Place:
Panama
Barro Colorado Island (Panama)
Date:
c. 1923
Topic:
Field Stations  Search this
Tropical Biology  Search this
Islands  Search this
Scientific expeditions  Search this
Naturalists  Search this
Natural history  Search this
Standard number:
SIA2010-1167 and Hitchcock #1602
Restrictions & Rights:
United States Department of Agriculture
Data Source:
Smithsonian Archives - History Div
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sic_7148

Ira Rubinoff, STRI Director

Author:
Hansen, Carl C  Search this
Subject:
Rubinoff, Ira  Search this
Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute (STRI)  Search this
Physical description:
Color: Black and White; Size: 10w x 8h; Type of Image: Person, candid; Medium: Photographic print
Type:
Photographic print
Person, candid
Place:
Barro Colorado Nature Monument (Panama)
Barro Colorado Island (Panama)
Panama
Topic:
Tropical Biology  Search this
Barro Colorado Island (Panama)  Search this
Directors  Search this
Scientists  Search this
Standard number:
96-1382
Restrictions & Rights:
No restrictions
Data Source:
Smithsonian Archives - History Div
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sic_9008

STRI Staff with Peccaries

Author:
Unknown  Search this
Subject:
Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute (STRI)  Search this
Physical description:
Color: Black and White; Size: 10w x 8h; Type of Image: Person, candid; Medium: Photographic print
Type:
Photographic print
Person, candid
Place:
Barro Colorado Island (Panama)
Gatun Lake (Panama)
Panama
Barro Colorado Nature Monument (Panama)
Date:
1960s
Topic:
African Americans  Search this
Peccaries  Search this
Animals  Search this
Ethology  Search this
Tropical Biology  Search this
Smithsonian Institution--Employees  Search this
Standard number:
92-16787
Restrictions & Rights:
No restrictions
Data Source:
Smithsonian Archives - History Div
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sic_9198

A Royal Palm

Author:
Hitchcock, A. S (Albert Spear) 1865-1935  Search this
Subject:
Biological Survey of the Panama Canal Zone, 1923-1924  Search this
Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute (STRI)  Search this
Washington Hotel  Search this
Physical description:
Number of Images: 1; Color: Black and white ; Size: 3.13w x 5.38h ; Type of Image: Landscape ; Medium: Photographic print
Type:
Photographic print
Landscape
Place:
Panama
Colón (Panama)
Date:
c. 1923-1924
Topic:
Tropical Biology  Search this
Palm trees  Search this
Natural history  Search this
Botany  Search this
Buildings--Panama  Search this
Standard number:
SIA2010-0718 or Hitchcock #1094
Restrictions & Rights:
No restrictions
Data Source:
Smithsonian Archives - History Div
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sic_13617

Graham Bell Fairchild

Author:
Unknown  Search this
Subject:
Gorgas Memorial Laboratory  Search this
Barro Colorado Island Biological Laboratory  Search this
Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute (STRI)  Search this
Physical description:
Number of Images: 1 Color: Black and White; Size: 9.5w x 7.25h; Type of Image: Person, candid; Medium: Photographic print
Type:
Photographic print
Person, candid
Place:
Panama
Date:
c. 1960s
Topic:
Fairchild, Graham Bell  Search this
Entomology  Search this
Research  Search this
Tropical Biology  Search this
Microscopes  Search this
Scientific apparatus and instruments  Search this
Entomologists  Search this
Specimens  Search this
Standard number:
SIA2011-1338 and 92-12932
Restrictions & Rights:
No restrictions
Data Source:
Smithsonian Archives - History Div
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sic_10847

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