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Field notes made by Marsh on the Smithsonian Biological Survey of the Panama Canal Zone, 1912

Collection name:
United States National Museum Collected Manuscripts, Correspondence, Drawings, Photographs, and Notes on Invertebrate Zoology, 1871-1951 and undated
Physical Description:
1 field book
Physical Location:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
Sublocation:
Box 3A Folder 12
Record type:
Fieldbook record
Object Type:
Field notes
Place:
Panama
Canal Zone
Rio Grande
Trinidad, Río
Chilibre, Río
Date Range:
1912
Start Date:
1912
End Date:
1912
Topic:
Plankton
Algae
Invertebrates
Accession #:
SIA RU007260
Access Information:
Many of SIA's holdings are located off-site, and advance notice is recommended to consult a collection. Please email the SIA Reference Team at osiaref@si.edu.
Abstract:
These are the field notes of Charles Dwight Marsh from the Smithsonian Biological Survey of the Panama Canal Zone, 1912. Also includes letter from John R. Downes to Marsh (February 12, 1912). Includes a transcript. The notebook is on plankton; algae sampling is ordered by specimen number with varying degrees of description. Usually includes type, location, and date. Sometimes includes description of vegetation in collecting environment, type of body of water, and method of storage. Locations in Panama include Catun Lake, Trinidad River, Chilibre River, and Rio Grande.
See more records from this collection:
United States National Museum Collected Manuscripts, Correspondence, Drawings, Photographs, and Notes on Invertebrate Zoology, 1871-1951 and undated
See more records associated with this person:
Marsh, C. Dwight (Charles Dwight)
See more records associated with this expedition:
Biological Survey of the Panama Canal Zone (1910-1912)
Data Source:
Smithsonian Field Book Project
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Tropical Thicket on Cerro Azul, near Canal Zone

Author:
Goldman, Edward Alphonso
Subject:
United States Dept. of Agriculture Bureau of Biological Survey
Panama Canal Zone
Biological Survey of the Panama Canal Zone, 1910-1912
Physical description:
Color: Black and White; Size: 4.16w x 3.25h; Type of Image: Landscape; Medium: Photographic print
Type:
Photographic print
Landscape
Place:
Panama
Date:
1910-1911
Topic:
Panama Canal (Panama)
Surveying
Field Work
Cerro Azul, Panama
Epiphytes
Botany
Scientific expeditions
Natural history
Standard number:
SIA2010-0003 or 97-52
Restrictions:
No restrictions
Category:
Historic Images of the Smithsonian
Notes:
From 1910 to 1912 the Smithsonian participated in the Biological Survey of the Panama Canal Zone, field work designed to document the natural history of the Canal Zone prior to construction of the Panama Canal. Mr. Edward Alphonso Goldman from the Bureau of Biological Survey of the United States Department of Agriculture was a member of the field-party and took this picture
Summary:
Tropical thicket, with epiphytic vegetation (fungus that grows on living plants) on Cerro Azul, near the Panama Canal Zone
Contained within:
"Completion of the Biological Survey of the Panama Canal Zone," Explorations Organized or Participated in by the Smithsonian Institution in 1910 and 1911, Smithsonian Miscellaneous Collections, Vol. 59, No. 11, p. 17, figure 16
Contact information:
Institutional History Division, Smithsonian Institution Archives, 600 Maryland Avenue, S.W., Washington, D.C. 20024-2520, SIHistory@si.edu
Data Source:
Smithsonian Archives - History Div
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Tall Grasses, Mindi, Canal Zone

Author:
Hitchcock, A. S (Albert Spear) 1865-1935
Subject:
United States Dept. of Agriculture Bureau of Plant Industry
Panama Canal Zone
Biological Survey of the Panama Canal Zone, 1910-1912
Physical description:
Color: Black and White; Size: 4.16w x 3.25h; Type of Image: Landscape; Medium: Photographic print
Type:
Photographic print
Landscape
Place:
Panama
Date:
circa 1910-1912
Topic:
Panama Canal (Panama)
Surveying
Field Work
Tall Grasses
Grasses
Botany
Agrostology
Scientific expeditions
Natural history
Standard number:
SIA2010-0015 or 97-55
Restrictions:
No restrictions
Category:
Historic Images of the Smithsonian
Notes:
From 1910 to 1912, the Smithsonian participated in the Biological Survey of the Panama Canal Zone, field work designed to document the natural history of the Canal Zone prior to construction of the Panama Canal. Albert Spear Hitchcock from the Bureau of Plant Industry, United States Department of Agriculture, was a member of the field-party and took this picture
Summary:
A man stands among the tall grasses in Mindi, Canal Zone, Panama
Contained within:
"Completion of the Biological Survey of the Panama Canal Zone," Expeditions Organized or Participated in by the Smithsonian Institution in 1910 and 1911, Smithsonian Miscellaneous Collections, Vol. 59, No. 11, p. 25, figure 28
Contact information:
Institutional History Division, Smithsonian Institution Archives, 600 Maryland Avenue, S.W., Washington, D.C. 20024-2520, SIHistory@si.edu
Data Source:
Smithsonian Archives - History Div
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Field Party Crossing Savannas, Panama

Author:
Goldman, Edward Alphonso
Subject:
United States Dept. of Agriculture Bureau of Biological Survey
Panama Canal Zone
Biological Survey of the Panama Canal Zone, 1910-1912
Physical description:
Color: Black and White; Size: 4.16w x 2.25h; Type of Image: Group, candid; Medium: Photographic print
Type:
Photographic print
Group, candid
Place:
Panama
Chepo River Valley (Panama)
Date:
1910-1911
Topic:
Panama Canal (Panama)
Surveying
Field Work
Horses
Chagres River, Panama
Scientific expeditions
Natural history
Standard number:
SIA2010-0004 or 97-53
Restrictions:
No restrictions
Category:
Historic Images of the Smithsonian
Notes:
From 1910 to 1912, the Smithsonian participated in the Biological Survey of the Panama Canal Zone, field work designed to document the natural history of the Canal Zone prior to construction of the Panama Canal. Mr. Edward Alphonso Goldman from the Bureau of Biological Survey of the United States Department of Agriculture was a member of the field-party and took this picture
Summary:
The field-party, some on horseback and others walking, cross the Savannas northwest of Chepol, Panama, on the way to the mountains at the head of Chagres River
Contained within:
"Completion of the Biological Survey of the Panama Canal Zone," Explorations Organized or Participated in by the Smithsonian Institution in 1910 and 1911, Smithsonian Miscellaneous Collections, Vol. 59, No. 11, p. 17, figure 17
Contact information:
Institutional History Division, Smithsonian Institution Archives, 600 Maryland Avenue, S.W., Washington, D.C. 20024-2520, SIHistory@si.edu
Data Source:
Smithsonian Archives - History Div
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Notebook Page of Charles Dwight Marsh

Author:
Marsh, C. Dwight (Charles Dwight)
Subject:
Panama Canal Zone
Biological Survey of the Panama Canal Zone, 1910-1912
United States Dept. of Agriculture Bureau of Plant Industry
Physical description:
Number of Images: 1; Color: Black and white; Size: 3.5w x 6.5h; Type of Image: Document; Medium: Paper
Type:
Document
Paper
Place:
Panama
Date:
January 1912
Topic:
Field Work
Botanists
Scientific expeditions
Field Notes
Field trips
Standard number:
SIA2010-1162
Restrictions:
No restrictions
Category:
Historic Images of the Smithsonian
Summary:
A page of observations from Charles Dwight Marsh's field notebook used during a trip to the Canal Zone, Panama, as a member of the Smithsonian Institution's sponsored Biological Survey of the Panama Canal Zone. He was a botanist with the United States Department of Agriculture, Bureau of Plant Industry
Contained within:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 7260, Box 3A, Folder: 1
Contact information:
Institutional History Division, Smithsonian Archives, 600 Maryland Avenue, SW, Washington, D.C. 20024-2520, SIHistory@si.edu
Data Source:
Smithsonian Archives - History Div
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Boat Landing, Gatun Lake, Panama

Author:
Goldman, Edward Alphonso
Subject:
United States Dept. of Agriculture Bureau of Biological Survey
Panama Canal Zone
Biological Survey of the Panama Canal Zone, 1910-1912
Physical description:
Color: Black and White; Size: 4.16w x 3.25h; Type of Image: Group, candid; Medium: Photographic print
Type:
Photographic print
Group, candid
Place:
Panama
Gatun Lake (Panama)
Date:
1910-1911
Topic:
Panama Canal (Panama)
Surveying
Field Work
Boats and boating
Tropical Biology
Scientific expeditions
Natural history
Standard number:
SIA2010-0007 or 97-63
Restrictions:
No restrictions
Category:
Historic Images of the Smithsonian
Notes:
From 1910 to 1912 the Smithsonian participated in the Biological Survey of the Panama Canal Zone, field work designed to document the natural history of the Canal Zone prior to construction of the Panama Canal. Mr. Edward Alphonso Goldman from the Bureau of Biological Survey of the United States Department of Agriculture was a member of the field-party and took this picture
Summary:
Boat landing on the shore of Gatun Lake, Canal Zone, Panama. Men are in the boats and on the shore
Contained within:
"Completion of the Biological Survey of the Panama Canal Zone," Explorations Organized or Participated in by the Smithsonian Institution in 1910 and 1911, Smithsonian Miscellaneous Collections, Vol. 59, No. 11, p. 20, figure 20
Contact information:
Institutional History Division, Smithsonian Institution Archives, 600 Maryland Avenue, S.W., Washington, D.C. 20024-2520, SIHistory@si.edu
Data Source:
Smithsonian Archives - History Div
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Rocky Island, Panama Bay, with Frigate Birds

Author:
Marsh, C. Dwight (Charles Dwight)
Subject:
United States Dept. of Agriculture Bureau of Plant Industry
Biological Survey of the Panama Canal Zone, 1910-1912
Panama Canal Zone
Physical description:
Color: Black and White; Size: 3.75w x 2.63h; Type of Image: Landscape; Medium: Photographic print
Type:
Photographic print
Landscape
Place:
Panama
Date:
1912
Topic:
Explorations and Field-Work of the Smithsonian Institution in 1912
Field Work
Tropical Biology
Rocky Island, Panama Bay
Frigate birds
Birds
Invertebrate biology
Plankton
Islands
Natural areas
Scientific expeditions
Bays
Natural history
Standard number:
SIA2010-0028 and 96-4627
Restrictions:
No restrictions
Category:
Historic Images of the Smithsonian
Summary:
Frigate birds flying around Rocky Island in Panama Bay. Plankton collections were made near this spot attracted the birds. From 1910 to 1912, the Smithsonian participated in the Biological Survey of the Panama Canal Zone to document the natural history of the Canal Zone prior to construction of the Panama Canal. Dr. Charles D. Marsh, from the Bureau of Plant Industry, United States Department of Agriculture (USDA), was a member of the field party and took this picture
Contained within:
"Completion of the Biological Survey of the Panama Canal Zone," Explorations and Field-Work of the Smithsonian Institution in 1912, Smithsonian Miscellaneous Collections, Vol. 60, No. 30, p. 73, figure 80
Contact information:
Institutional History Division, Smithsonian Institution Archives, 600 Maryland Avenue, S.W., Washington, D.C. 20024-2520, SIHistory@si.edu
Data Source:
Smithsonian Archives - History Div
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Cavanillesia-tree, Panama

Author:
Pittier, Henri
Subject:
United States Dept. of Agriculture Bureau of Plant Industry
Panama Canal Zone
Biological Survey of the Panama Canal Zone, 1910-1912
Physical description:
Color: Black and White; Size: 4.16w x 5.5h; Type of Image: Landscape; Medium: Photographic print
Type:
Photographic print
Landscape
Place:
Panama
Date:
1910-1911
Topic:
Panama Canal (Panama)
Surveying
Field Work
Trees
Cavanillesia Tree, Panama
Botany
Scientific expeditions
Natural history
Standard number:
SIA2010-0012 or 97-56
Restrictions:
No restrictions
Category:
Historic Images of the Smithsonian
Notes:
From 1910 to 1912 the Smithsonian participated in the Biological Survey of the Panama Canal Zone, field work designed to document the natural history of the Canal Zone prior to construction of the Panama Canal. Professor Henri Pittier from the Bureau of Plant Industry, United States Department of Agriculture, was a member of the field-party and took this picture
Summary:
A cavanillesia-tree, a striking feature of the Panama Canal Zone forest
Contained within:
"Completion of the Biological Survey of the Panama Canal Zone," Explorations Organized or Participated in by the Smithsonian Institution in 1910 and 1911, Smithsonian Miscellaneous Collections, Vol. 59, No. 11, p. 23, figure 25
Contact information:
Institutional History Division, Smithsonian Institution Archives, 600 Maryland Avenue, S.W., Washington, D.C. 20024-2520, SIHistory@si.edu
Data Source:
Smithsonian Archives - History Div
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Tropical Forest in the Gatun Lake Area, Panama

Author:
Goldman, Edward Alphonso
Subject:
United States Dept. of Agriculture Bureau of Biological Survey
Biological Survey of the Panama Canal Zone, 1910-1912
Panama Canal Zone
Physical description:
Color: Black and White; Size: 3.75w x 4.5h; Type of Image: Landscape; Medium: Photographic print
Type:
Photographic print
Landscape
Place:
Panama
Gatun Lake (Panama)
Date:
1911
Topic:
Panama Canal (Panama)
Surveying
Explorations Organized or Participated in by the Smithsonian Institution in 1910 and 1911
Field Work
Tropical forest
Botany
Forestry
Tropical Biology
Scientific expeditions
Natural history
Standard number:
SIA2010-0006 or 97-54
Restrictions:
No restrictions
Category:
Historic Images of the Smithsonian
Notes:
This area was entirely submerged when the lake was filled for the Panama Canal. From 1910 to 1912, the Smithsonian participated in the Biological Survey of the Panama Canal Zone, field work designed to document the natural history of the Canal Zone prior to construction of the Panama Canal. Mr. Edward Alphonso Goldman from the Bureau of Biological Survey of the United States Department of Agriculture was a member of the field-party and took this picture
Summary:
Part of the tropical forest being flooded in the Gatun Lake area, Panama for the Panama Canal
Contained within:
"Completion of the Biological Survey of the Panama Canal Zone," Explorations Organized or Participated in by the Smithsonian Institution in 1910 and 1911, Smithsonian Miscellaneous Collections, Vol. 59, No. 11, p. 19, figure 19
Contact information:
Institutional History Division, Smithsonian Institution Archives, 600 Maryland Avenue, S.W., Washington, D.C. 20024-2520, SIHistory@si.edu
Data Source:
Smithsonian Archives - History Div
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Goldman Party Climbing a Stream in Panama

Author:
Goldman, Edward Alphonso
Subject:
United States Dept. of Agriculture Bureau of Biological Survey
Panama Canal Zone
Biological Survey of the Panama Canal Zone, 1910-1912
Physical description:
Color: Black and White; Size: 4.16w x 3.25h; Type of Image: Group, candid; Medium: Photographic print
Type:
Photographic print
Group, candid
Place:
Panama
Date:
1910-1911
Topic:
Panama Canal (Panama)
Surveying
Field Work
Scientific expeditions
Natural history
Chagres River, Panama
Standard number:
SIA2010-0005 or 97-64
Restrictions:
No restrictions
Category:
Historic Images of the Smithsonian
Notes:
From 1910 to 1912 the Smithsonian participated in the Biological Survey of the Panama Canal Zone, field work designed to document the natural history of the Canal Zone prior to construction of the Panama Canal. Mr. Edward Alphonso Goldman from the Bureau of Biological Survey of the United States Department of Agriculture was a member of the field-party and took this picture
Summary:
The field-party ascending the bed of a stream on the way into the mountains at the head of the Chagres River, Panama
Contained within:
"Completion of the Biological Survey of the Panama Canal Zone," Explorations Organized or Participated in by the Smithsonian Institution in 1910 and 1911, Smithsonian Miscellaneous Collections, Vol. 59, No. 11, p. 18, figure 18
Contact information:
Institutional History Division, Smithsonian Institution Archives, 600 Maryland Avenue, S.W., Washington, D.C. 20024-2520, SIHistory@si.edu
Data Source:
Smithsonian Archives - History Div
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Across the Harbor at Porto Bello, Panama

Author:
Pittier, Henri
Subject:
United States Dept. of Agriculture Bureau of Plant Industry
Panama Canal Zone
Biological Survey of the Panama Canal Zone, 1910-1912
Physical description:
Color: Black and White; Number of Images: 1; Size: 4.16w x 2.5h; Type of Image: Landscape; Medium: Photographic print
Type:
Photographic print
Landscape
Place:
Panama
Portobelo (Panama)
Portobelo Bay (Panama)
Date:
1910-1911
Topic:
Explorations Organized or Participated in by the Smithsonian Institution in 1910 and 1911
Field Work
Boats and boating
Harbor at Porto Bello, Panama
Scientific expeditions
Natural history
Bays
Buildings--Panama
Natural areas
Standard number:
SIA2010-0010 and 97-58
Restrictions:
No restrictions
Category:
Historic Images of the Smithsonian
Summary:
A view of buildings across the harbor at Porto Bello, Panama, and a sailing boat on the water, taken by Professor Henri Pittier from the Bureau of Plant Industry, United States Department of Agriculture, a member of the field party. From 1910 to 1912 the Smithsonian participated in the Biological Survey of the Panama Canal Zone, to document the natural history of the Canal Zone prior to construction of the Panama Canal
Contained within:
"Completion of the Biological Survey of the Panama Canal Zone," Explorations Organized or Participated in by the Smithsonian Institution in 1910 and 1911, Smithsonian Miscellaneous Collections, Vol. 59, No. 11, p. 22, figure 23
Contact information:
Institutional History Division, Smithsonian Institution Archives, 600 Maryland Avenue, S.W., Washington, D.C. 20024-2520, SIHistory@si.edu
Data Source:
Smithsonian Archives - History Div
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Chiriqui Volcano, Panama

Author:
Pittier, Henri
Subject:
United States Dept. of Agriculture Bureau of Plant Industry
Panama Canal Zone
Biological Survey of the Panama Canal Zone, 1910-1912
Physical description:
Color: Black and White; Size: 4.16w x 3.0h; Type of Image: Landscape; Medium: Photographic print
Type:
Photographic print
Landscape
Place:
Panama
Date:
1910-1911
Topic:
Panama Canal (Panama)
Surveying
Field Work
Chiriqui Volcano, Panama
Volcanoes
Scientific expeditions
Natural history
Standard number:
SIA2010-0011 or 97-61
Restrictions:
No restrictions
Category:
Historic Images of the Smithsonian
Notes:
From 1910 to 1912 the Smithsonian participated in the Biological Survey of the Panama Canal Zone, field work designed to document the natural history of the Canal Zone prior to construction of the Panama Canal. Professor Henri Pittier from the Bureau of Plant Industry, United States Department of Agriculture, was a member of the field-party and took this picture
Summary:
A view of the southernmost peak of the Chiriqui Volcano, Panama
Contained within:
"Completion of the Biological Survey of the Panama Canal Zone," Explorations Organized or Participated in by the Smithsonian Institution in 1910 and 1911, Smithsonian Miscellaneous Collections, Vol. 59, No. 11, p. 22, figure 24
Contact information:
Institutional History Division, Smithsonian Institution Archives, 600 Maryland Avenue, S.W., Washington, D.C. 20024-2520, SIHistory@si.edu
Data Source:
Smithsonian Archives - History Div
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Tropical Jungle, Panama

Author:
Hitchcock, A. S (Albert Spear) 1865-1935
Subject:
United States Dept. of Agriculture Bureau of Plant Industry
Panama Canal Zone
Biological Survey of the Panama Canal Zone, 1910-1912
Physical description:
Color: Black and White; Number of Images: 1; Size: 3.25w x 4.16h; Type of Image: Landscape; Medium: Photographic print
Type:
Photographic print
Landscape
Place:
Panama
Date:
1910-1911
Topic:
Explorations Organized or Participated in by the Smithsonian Institution in 1910 and 1911
Field Work
Railroads--Panama
Tropical Biology
Tropical forest
Natural areas
Scientific expeditions
Natural history
Botany
Standard number:
SIA2010-0013 and 97-59
Restrictions:
No restrictions
Category:
Historic Images of the Smithsonian
Summary:
Photo of a tropical jungle on either side of the tracks of the Panama railroad, taken by Albert Spear Hitchcock, from the Bureau of Plant Industry, United States Department of Agriculture (USDA), a member of the field party. From 1910 to 1912 the Smithsonian participated in the Biological Survey of the Panama Canal Zone, to document the natural history of the Canal Zone prior to construction of the Panama Canal
Contained within:
"Completion of the Biological Survey of the Panama Canal Zone," Explorations Organized or Participated in by the Smithsonian Institution in 1910 and 1911, Smithsonian Miscellaneous Collections, Vol. 59, No. 11, p. 24, figure 26
Contact information:
Institutional History Division, Smithsonian Institution Archives, 600 Maryland Avenue, S.W., Washington, D.C. 20024-2520, SIHistory@si.edu
Data Source:
Smithsonian Archives - History Div
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Picachos de Ola, Panama

Author:
Pittier, Henri
Subject:
United States Dept. of Agriculture Bureau of Biological Survey
Panama Canal Zone
Biological Survey of the Panama Canal Zone, 1910-1912
Physical description:
Color: Black and White; Number of Images: 1; Size: 4.16w x 3.25h; Type of Image: Landscape; Medium: Photographic print
Type:
Photographic print
Landscape
Place:
Panama
Veraguas (Panama : Province)
Date:
1910-1911
Topic:
Surveying
Explorations Organized or Participated in by the Smithsonian Institution in 1910 and 1911
Field Work
Picachos de Ola, Panama
Scientific expeditions
Natural history
Mountains--Panama
Natural areas
Standard number:
SIA2010-0014 and 97-57
Restrictions:
No restrictions
Category:
Historic Images of the Smithsonian
Summary:
A view of Picachos de Ola (1,969 ft.), in Eastern Province of Veraguas, Panama, taken by Professor Henri Pittier, of the Bureau of Plant Industry, United States Department of Agriculture, a member of the field party. From 1910 to 1912 the Smithsonian participated in the Biological Survey of the Panama Canal Zone, to document the natural history of the Canal Zone prior to construction of the Panama Canal
Contained within:
"Completion of the Biological Survey of the Panama Canal Zone," Explorations Organized or Participated in by the Smithsonian Institution in 1910 and 1911, Smithsonian Miscellaneous Collections, Vol. 59, No. 11, p. 25, figure 27
Contact information:
Institutional History Division, Smithsonian Institution Archives, 600 Maryland Avenue, S.W., Washington, D.C. 20024-2520, SIHistory@si.edu
Data Source:
Smithsonian Archives - History Div
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Hydrographic Gauging Station, Panama

Author:
Busck, August
Subject:
United States Dept. of Agriculture Bureau of Entomology
Panama Canal Zone
Biological Survey of the Panama Canal Zone, 1910-1912
Physical description:
Number of Images: 1, Color: Black and White; Size: 4.16w x 2.38h; Type of Image: Landscape; Medium: Photographic print
Type:
Photographic print
Landscape
Place:
Panama
Alhajuela (Panama)
Date:
1912
Topic:
Explorations and Field-Work of the Smithsonian Institution in 1912
Field Work
Tropical Biology
Chagres River, Panama
Hydrographic gauging station
Hydrographics
Natural areas
Rivers
Scientific expeditions
Natural history
Standard number:
SIA2010-0021 and 96-4634
Restrictions:
No restrictions
Category:
Historic Images of the Smithsonian
Summary:
The hydrographic gauging station, above Alhajuela, Panama, along the Chagres River where August Busck made his headquarters as he explored the surrounding countryside. From 1910 to 1912, the Smithsonian participated in the Biological Survey of the Panama Canal Zone, to document the natural history of the Canal Zone prior to construction of the Panama Canal. August Busck, of the Bureau of Entomology, United States Department of Agriculture (USDA), was a member of the field party and took this picture
Contained within:
"Completion of the Biological Survey of the Panama Canal Zone," Explorations and Field-Work of the Smithsonian Institution in 1912, Smithsonian Miscellaneous Collections, Vol. 60, No. 30, p. 67, figure 73
Contact information:
Institutional History Division, Smithsonian Institution Archives, 600 Maryland Avenue, S.W., Washington, D.C. 20024-2520, SIHistory@si.edu
Data Source:
Smithsonian Archives - History Div
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Coconut Palms, Paraiso, Panama

Author:
Busck, August
Subject:
United States Dept. of Agriculture Bureau of Entomology
Panama Canal Zone
Biological Survey of the Panama Canal Zone, 1910-1912
Physical description:
Number of Images: 1; Color: Black and White; Size: 3.0w x 4.25h; Type of Image: Landscape; Medium: Photographic print
Type:
Photographic print
Landscape
Place:
Panama
Date:
1912
Topic:
Explorations and Field-Work of the Smithsonian Institution in 1912
Field Work
Tropical Biology
Entomology
Coconut Palms, Paraiso, Panama
Natural areas
Scientific expeditions
Natural history
Botany
Standard number:
SIA2010-0022 and 96-4622
Restrictions:
No restrictions
Category:
Historic Images of the Smithsonian
Summary:
Two coconut palms, Paraiso, Panama: one normal; the other denuded by caterpillars. From 1910 to 1912, the Smithsonian participated in the Biological Survey of the Panama Canal Zone, to document the natural history of the Canal Zone prior to construction of the Panama Canal. August Busck, of the Bureau of Entomology, United States Department of Agriculture (USDA), was a member of the field party and took this picture
Contained within:
"Completion of the Biological Survey of the Panama Canal Zone," Explorations and Field-Work of the Smithsonian Institution in 1912, Smithsonian Miscellaneous Collections, Vol. 60, No. 30, p. 68, figure 74
Contact information:
Institutional History Division, Smithsonian Institution Archives, 600 Maryland Avenue, S.W., Washington, D.C. 20024-2520, SIHistory@si.edu
Data Source:
Smithsonian Archives - History Div
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Waterfall, Cana, Darien, Panama

Author:
Hildebrand, Samuel F
Subject:
United States Dept. of Agriculture Bureau of Fisheries
Panama Canal Zone
Biological Survey of the Panama Canal Zone, 1910-1912
Physical description:
Color: Black and White; Number of Images: 1, Size: 4.0w x 2.75h; Type of Image: Landscape; Medium: Photographic print
Type:
Photographic print
Landscape
Place:
Panama
Date:
1912
Topic:
Explorations and Field-Work of the Smithsonian Institution in 1912
Field Work
Tropical Biology
Waterfalls
Rio Grande, Panama
Natural areas
Rivers
Scientific expeditions
Natural history
Standard number:
SIA2010-0020 and 96-4631
Restrictions:
No restrictions
Category:
Historic Images of the Smithsonian
Summary:
A waterfall from a small side-stream on the Rio Grande, near Cana, Darien, Panama. From 1910 to 1912 the Smithsonian participated in the Biological Survey of the Panama Canal Zone, to document the natural history of the Canal Zone prior to construction of the Panama Canal. Samuel F. Hildebrand, from the Bureau of Fisheries, United States Department of Agriculture (USDA), was a member of the field party and took this picture
Contained within:
"Completion of the Biological Survey of the Panama Canal Zone," Explorations and Field-Work of the Smithsonian Institution in 1912, Smithsonian Miscellaneous Collections, Vol. 60, No. 30, p. 67, figure 72
Contact information:
Institutional History Division, Smithsonian Institution Archives, 600 Maryland Avenue, S.W., Washington, D.C. 20024-2520, SIHistory@si.edu
Data Source:
Smithsonian Archives - History Div
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Porto Bello Bay, Panama

Author:
Busck, August
Subject:
United States Dept. of Agriculture Bureau of Entomology
Panama Canal Zone
Biological Survey of the Panama Canal Zone, 1910-1912
Physical description:
Color: Black and White; Size: 4w x 2.25h; Type of Image: Landscape; Medium: Photographic print
Type:
Photographic print
Landscape
Place:
Panama
Portobelo (Panama)
Date:
1912
Topic:
Surveying
Explorations and Field-Work of the Smithsonian Institution in 1912
Field Work
Tropical Biology
Boats and boating
Gatun Dam
Scientific expeditions
Bays
Natural history
Mountains--Panama
Standard number:
SIA2010-0023 and 96-4632
Restrictions:
No restrictions
Category:
Historic Images of the Smithsonian
Summary:
Boats are on Porto Bello Bay and beyond is the excavated mountain where the rock used for the Gatun Dam was secured. From 1910 to 1912, the Smithsonian participated in the Biological Survey of the Panama Canal Zone, to document the natural history of the Canal Zone prior to construction of the Panama Canal. August Busck ,of the Bureau of Entomology, United States Department of Agriculture (USDA), was a member of the field party and took this picture
Contained within:
"Completion of the Biological Survey of the Panama Canal Zone," Explorations and Field-Work of the Smithsonian Institution in 1912, Smithsonian Miscellaneous Collections, Vol. 60, No. 30, p. 69, figure 75
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Institutional History Division, Smithsonian Institution Archives, 600 Maryland Avenue, S.W., Washington, D.C. 20024-2520, SIHistory@si.edu
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Steamer "Cana" Used for Transportation in Panama

Author:
Goldman, Edward Alphonso
Subject:
United States Dept. of Agriculture Bureau of Biological Survey
Panama Canal Zone
Biological Survey of the Panama Canal Zone, 1910-1912
Physical description:
Number of Images: 1; Color: Black and White; Size: 4.16w x 3.5h; Type of Image: Landscape; Medium: Photographic print
Type:
Photographic print
Landscape
Place:
Panama
Date:
1912
Topic:
Explorations and Field-Work of the Smithsonian Institution in 1912
Field Work
Tropical Biology
Boats and boating
Cana (boat)
Transportation
Darien Gold Mining Co
Rio Tuyra, Panama
Natural areas
Rivers
Scientific expeditions
Natural history
Standard number:
SIA2010-0019 and 96-4623
Restrictions:
No restrictions
Category:
Historic Images of the Smithsonian
Summary:
The steamer "Cana," of the Darien Gold Mining Co., docked on the Rio Tuyra is enroute from Panama City to Marraganti in eastern Panama. From 1910 to 1912 the Smithsonian participated in the Biological Survey of the Panama Canal Zone, to document the natural history of the Canal Zone prior to construction of the Panama Canal. Mr. Edward Alphonso Goldman from the Bureau of Biological Survey of the United States Department of Agriculture was a member of the field-party and took this picture
Contained within:
"Completion of the Biological Survey of the Panama Canal Zone," Explorations and Field-Work of the Smithsonian Institution in 1912, Smithsonian Miscellaneous Collections, Vol. 60, No. 30, p. 66, figure 71
Contact information:
Institutional History Division, Smithsonian Institution Archives, 600 Maryland Avenue, S.W., Washington, D.C. 20024-2520, SIHistory@si.edu
Data Source:
Smithsonian Archives - History Div
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Abandoned Lion Hill Railroad Station, Panama

Author:
Goldman, Edward Alphonso
Subject:
United States Dept. of Agriculture Bureau of Biological Survey
Panama Canal Zone
Biological Survey of the Panama Canal Zone, 1910-1912
Physical description:
Color: Black and White; Number of Images: 1; Size: 4.16w x 2.25h; Type of Image: Landscape; Medium: Photographic print
Type:
Photographic print
Landscape
Place:
Panama
Gatun Lake (Panama)
Date:
1910-1911
Topic:
Explorations Organized or Participated in by the Smithsonian Institution in 1910 and 1911
Field Work
Lion Hill Railroad Station (Panama)
Railroads--Panama
Transportation
Railroad stations--Panama
Buildings--Panama
Scientific expeditions
Natural history
Standard number:
SIA2010-0008 and 97-50
Restrictions:
No restrictions
Category:
Historic Images of the Smithsonian
Summary:
Abandoned Lion Hill railroad station. This part of the railroad will be submerged when Gatun Lake is filled for the construction of the Panama Canal. From 1910 to 1912 the Smithsonian participated in the Biological Survey of the Panama Canal Zone, to document the natural history of the Canal Zone prior to construction of the Panama Canal. Mr. Edward Alphonso Goldman from the Bureau of Biological Survey of the United States Department of Agriculture was a member of the field party and took this picture
Contained within:
"Completion of the Biological Survey of the Panama Canal Zone," Explorations Organized or Participated in by the Smithsonian Institution in 1910 and 1911, Smithsonian Miscellaneous Collections, Vol. 59, No. 11, p. 20, figure 21
Contact information:
Institutional History Division, Smithsonian Institution Archives, 600 Maryland Avenue, S.W., Washington, D.C. 20024-2520, SIHistory@si.edu
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Smithsonian Archives - History Div
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