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Panama Canal Commission Photonegatives

Creator:
Panama Canal Company  Search this
Donor:
United States. Panama Canal Commission  Search this
Extent:
6 Cubic feet (41 boxes)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Photographs
Place:
Panama Canal (Panama)
Panama
Date:
1903-circa 1939
Scope and Contents:
A collection of 719 negatives on various subjects relating to the building of the Panama Canal and the U.S. presence there until the late 1930s.
Arrangement:
Divided into 16 series:

Series 1, Canal Construction

Series 2, Locks

Series 3: Slides and Removal

Series 4, Dredges

Series 5, Panoramas of Canal

Series 6, Miscellaneous Construction Machinery

Series 7, Power Plant Construction

Series 8, Piers and Marine Terminals

Series 9, Bridges

Series 10, Miscellaneous Construction Scenes and Blasting

Series 11, Government Structures

Series 12, Towers, Cranes and Hoisting

Series 13, Dam Construction

Series 14, Panama Railroad Trestles

Series 15, Water Towers and Gas Holders

Series 16, Miscellaneous Engineering Subjects
Biographical / Historical:
The Panama Canal Commission, a U.S. government agency, operated the Canal during the 20-year transition period that began with Panama Canal Treaty implementation on October 1, 1979. The Commission replaced the former Panama Canal Company.
Provenance:
These 719 negatives were separated from the main body of negatives retained by the National Archives. While they were photographed by the Panama Canal Company, the collection is named for the Panama Canal Commission, which had replaced it by the time of the donation.
Restrictions:
Collection open for research on site by appointment. Unprotected photographs must be handled with gloves.
Rights:
Collection items available for reproduction, but the Archives Center makes no guarantees concerning copyright restrictions. Other intellectual property rights may apply. Archives Center cost-recovery and use fees may apply when requesting reproductions.
Topic:
Bridges -- Panama  Search this
Canals -- Panama  Search this
Construction -- Panama  Search this
Water towers -- Panama  Search this
Machinery -- Panama  Search this
Power plants -- Panama  Search this
Railroads -- Panama  Search this
Genre/Form:
Photographs -- Black-and-white negatives -- Glass -- 1900-1950
Citation:
Panama Canal Commission Photonegatives, 1903-ca. 1939, Archives Center, National Museum of American History.
Identifier:
NMAH.AC.1116
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Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ep8a36fa32e-7ac7-49c9-88f7-b5a4ea5de923
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-nmah-ac-1116

An Act To authorize appropriations for fiscal year 1986 for the operation and maintenance of the Panama Canal, and for other purposes

Author:
99th Congress. Sess. 1, 1985  Search this
Subject:
United States Congress  Search this
Panama Canal Commission Authorization Act, Fiscal Year 1986  Search this
Panama Canal Commission Fund  Search this
Panama Canal Commission  Search this
Panama Canal Act of 1979  Search this
Physical description:
Number of pages: 3; Page Numbers: 1738-40
Type:
Public Law
Date:
1987
12/28/1985
Topic:
Expenditures, Public  Search this
Finance  Search this
Panama Canal (Panama)  Search this
Publisher:
Washington, D.C.: US Government Printing Office
Data Source:
Smithsonian Archives - History Div
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sic_4257

El Canal de Panama [computer file] = The Panama Canal / Autoridad del Canal de Panama

Title:
Panama Canal
Author:
Autoridad del Canal de Panamá  Search this
United States Panama Canal Commission Office of Public Relations  Search this
Type:
Computer files
Computer network resources
Place:
Panama
Panama Canal (Panama)
Date:
1998
[1998?]
Topic:
Canals, Interoceanic  Search this
History  Search this
Call number:
F1569.C2
Electronic Resource F1569.C2
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_599805

Panama Canal review

Author:
United States Panama Canal Commission  Search this
Panama Canal Company  Search this
Small Journal Collection (National Postal Museum (U.S.). Library) DSI  Search this
Subject:
United States Panama Canal Commission  Search this
Physical description:
v. : col. ill. ; 28-34 cm
Type:
Periodicals
Place:
Panama Canal (Panama)
Canal Zone
Date:
1950
Topic:
Postage stamps  Search this
Call number:
F1569.C2 P363
SJu Pan
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_355512

Honoring the past by building the future : the Panama Canal 75th anniversary

Title:
Panama Canal 75th anniversary: honoring the past by building the future
Author:
United States Panama Canal Commission  Search this
Physical description:
32 p. : col. ill., col. maps ; 21 x 28 cm
Type:
Books
Place:
Panama Canal (Panama)
Date:
1989
[1989]
Topic:
Anniversaries, etc  Search this
Call number:
TC774 .H68 1989
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_734705

Anteproyecto de ley por la cual se constituye y organiza la Autoridad del Canal de Panamá

Author:
United States Panama Canal Commission  Search this
Subject:
United States Panama Canal Commission  Search this
Autoridad del Canal de Panamá  Search this
Physical description:
74 p. ; 22 cm
Type:
Books
Place:
Panama Canal (Panama)
Date:
1994
[1994?]
Call number:
HE538.A6 A58 1994
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_603566

Historia del Canal de Panamá y sus adelantos operacionales : 1914-1999 / por Maricarmen Velásquez de Ameglio

Author:
Velásquez de Ameglio, Maricarmen  Search this
United States Panama Canal Commission  Search this
Physical description:
xx, 201 p. : ill. ; 28 cm
Type:
Books
Place:
Panama Canal (Panama)
Panama
United States
Date:
1999
Topic:
History  Search this
Foreign relations  Search this
Call number:
F1569.C2 V45 1999
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_627484

The Panama Canal coloring book : a visit to the Canal with Pedro and Carmen, primary school students = Libro para colorear sobre el Canal de Panamá : una visita al Canal con Pedro y Carmen, estudiantes de la escuela primaría

Title:
Libro para colorear sobre el Canal de Panamá
Canal de Panama libro para colorear = Panama Canal coloring book
Author:
Rajer, Anton  Search this
United States Panama Canal Commission  Search this
Physical description:
[68] p. : ill., maps ; 28 cm
Type:
Books
Juvenile works
Place:
Panama Canal (Panama)
Date:
1995
Topic:
History  Search this
Call number:
F1569.C2 P15 1995
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_673447

Code of federal regulations. 35, Panama Canal

Title:
Panama Canal
CFR. 35, Panama Canal
Author:
United States Panama Canal Commission  Search this
United States Office of the Federal Register  Search this
Subject:
United States Panama Canal Commission Periodicals  Search this
Physical description:
v. ; 24 cm
Type:
Periodicals
Place:
United States
Canal Zone
Panama Canal (Panama)
Date:
19uu
Topic:
Administrative law  Search this
Call number:
KF70.A34 T35
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_527869

Veranillo de San Juan within the Panama Canal Watershed / by Jorge A. Espinosa

Author:
Espinosa, Jorge A  Search this
United States Panama Canal Commission Meteorological and Hydrographic Branch  Search this
Physical description:
7 leaves : ill. (some col.), maps ; 28 cm
Type:
Books
Place:
Panama
Panama Canal Watershed
Date:
1998
Topic:
Rain and rainfall  Search this
Precipitation (Meteorology)  Search this
Meteorology  Search this
Call number:
QC925.2.P22 E87 1998
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_570266

Panama Canal Watershed hydrology

Author:
Tutzauer, J. R  Search this
Ponce, M. J  Search this
United States Panama Canal Commission Meteorological and Hydrographic Branch  Search this
Physical description:
v. : ill., maps ; 28 cm
Type:
Periodicals
Place:
Panama
Panama Canal Region
Panama Canal Watershed (Panama)
Date:
1984
Engineering and Construction Bureau, Engineering Division, Meteorological & Hydrographic Branch, Operations Section
1993-
Topic:
Hydrology  Search this
Call number:
GB715.P22 P2
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_485450

A history of the Panama Canal : from construction days to the present / compiled by the staff of the Panama Canal Collection under the direction of Nan S. Chong

Author:
United States Panama Canal Commission  Search this
Subject:
Chong, Nan S  Search this
Physical description:
85 p. : maps ; 28 cm
Type:
Books
Place:
Panama Canal (Panama)
Date:
1984
Topic:
Construction  Search this
History  Search this
Call number:
TC774 .H67 1984
TC774.H67 1984
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_228880

Informe sobre la selva tropical del Canal de Panama / por Frank H. Robinson (Ramo de Meteorología e Hidrografía de la División [d]e Ingenieria y Construcción de la Comisión del Canal de Panama)

Author:
Robinson, Frank H  Search this
United States Panama Canal Commission Meteorological and Hydrographic Branch  Search this
Physical description:
xii, 73 leaves : ill., maps ; 29 cm
Type:
Books
Place:
Panama
Panama Canal Watershed
Date:
1985
Topic:
Rain forest ecology  Search this
Call number:
QH541.5.R27 R65 1985
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_257345

Sedimentation in Madden Reservoir / by Luis A. Alvarado

Author:
Alvarado K., Luis A  Search this
United States Panama Canal Commission Meteorological and Hydrographic Branch  Search this
Physical description:
14, [70] p. : ill., maps ; 28 cm
Type:
Books
Place:
Panama
Madden Lake (Panama)
Date:
1985
Topic:
Reservoir sedimentation  Search this
Call number:
TD231.P2 A47 1985
TD231.P2A47 1985
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_261331

La sedimentación del Lago de Alhajuela / por Luis A. Alvarado K

Author:
Alvarado K., Luis A  Search this
United States Panama Canal Commission  Search this
Physical description:
[18] leaves : maps ; 29 cm
Type:
Books
Place:
Panama
Panama Canal Watershed
Alhajuela Lake (Panama)
Date:
1985
1985]
Topic:
Lake sediments  Search this
Call number:
TD231.P2 A47s 1985
TD231.P2A47s 1985
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_261424

The handling of the africanized honeybee by the Panama Canal Commission / [Ernesto Cordovez D.]

Author:
Cordovez D., Ernesto  Search this
United States Panama Canal Commission  Search this
Physical description:
13, [28] p. : ill. ; 28 cm
Type:
Books
Place:
Panama
Panama Canal
Date:
1986
1986.]
Topic:
Honeybee  Search this
Call number:
QL568.A6 C79 1986
QL568.A6C79 1986
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_288262

Panama Canal Authority : organic law

Title:
Organic law of the Panama Canal Authority
Author:
United States Panama Canal Commission  Search this
Physical description:
52 p. ; 27 cm. 1 map (42 x 78 cm.) folded to 27 x 20 cm
Type:
Books
Place:
Panama
Panama Canal
Panama Canal (Panama)
Date:
1997
Topic:
Shipping  Search this
Call number:
HE538.O74 P36 1997
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_905576

Write of passage : stories of the American era of the Panama Canal / presented by the Panama Canal Museum

Author:
Panama Canal Museum (Seminole, Fla.)  Search this
Adelphi University Libraries Special Collections Panama Canal Collection  Search this
Subject:
McMillan, Robert R  Search this
United States Panama Canal Commission  Search this
Physical description:
xvi, 288 p. : ill ; 29 cm
Type:
Books
Place:
Panama Canal (Panama)
Canal Zone
Date:
2008
C2008
Topic:
Officials and employees  Search this
History  Search this
Call number:
F1569.C2 W75 2008
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_944396

Analysis of rainfall data in the Panama Canal for the presence of a trend / by Michael S. Hart

Author:
Hart, Michael S  Search this
United States Panama Canal Commission Meteorological and Hydrographic Branch  Search this
Physical description:
1 v ; cm
Type:
Books
Place:
Panama
Canal Zone
Date:
1992
Topic:
Rain and rainfall  Search this
Runoff  Search this
Climate  Search this
Call number:
QC925.2.P2 H37 1992
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_981737

Panama Canal oversight : hearings before the Subcommittee on the Panama Canal of the Committee on Merchant Marine and Fisheries, House of Representatives, Ninety-sixth Congress, second session ... July 28, 1980 ... March 17, 1980

Author:
United States Congress House Committee on Merchant Marine and Fisheries Subcommittee on Panama Canal  Search this
Subject:
Panama Treaties, etc United States (1977 September 7 (Panama Canal Treaty)  Search this
Panama Treaties, etc United States (1977 September 7 (Treaty Concerning the Permanent Neutrality and Operation of the Panama Canal)  Search this
United States Panama Canal Commission  Search this
Physical description:
iii, 158 p. : forms ; 24 cm
Type:
Books
Place:
Panama Canal (Panama)
Date:
1980
Topic:
Environmental aspects  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_987318

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