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Panama Canal Commission Photonegatives

Donor:
United States. Panama Canal Commission  Search this
United States. Panama Canal Commission  Search this
Creator:
Panama Canal Company  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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Panama Canal Commission Photonegatives
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-nmah-ac-1116

Monstera oreophila Madison

Biogeographical Region:
80 - Central America  Search this
Collector:
Thomas B. Croat  Search this
Place:
Along road to Quebrada Iglesia above I.D.A.A.N. water tower at edge of Cerro Punta., Chiriqui, Panama, Central America - Neotropics
Collection Date:
7 Aug 1974
Taxonomy:
Plantae Monocotyledonae Arales Araceae
Published Name:
Monstera oreophila Madison
Barcode:
01322564
USNM Number:
2652525
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Botany
Flowering plants and ferns
Data Source:
NMNH - Botany Dept.
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/350f3cee9-fa25-4e83-84b1-f71a91a10f0d
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhbotany_15474233

Water Towers and Gas Holders

Collection Donor:
United States. Panama Canal Commission  Search this
Collection Creator:
Panama Canal Company  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Restrictions:
Collection open for research on site by appointment. Unprotected photographs must be handled with gloves.
Collection 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.
Collection Citation:
Panama Canal Commission Photonegatives, 1903-ca. 1939, Archives Center, National Museum of American History.
Identifier:
NMAH.AC.1116, Series 15
See more items in:
Panama Canal Commission Photonegatives
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-1116-ref247

79.0543.656

Collection Donor:
United States. Panama Canal Commission  Search this
Collection Creator:
Panama Canal Company  Search this
Container:
Box 30
Type:
Archival materials
Graphic Materials
Collection Restrictions:
Collection open for research on site by appointment. Unprotected photographs must be handled with gloves.
Collection 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.
Collection Citation:
Panama Canal Commission Photonegatives, 1903-ca. 1939, Archives Center, National Museum of American History.
See more items in:
Panama Canal Commission Photonegatives
Panama Canal Commission Photonegatives / Series 15: Water Towers and Gas Holders
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-1116-ref684

79.0543.657

Collection Donor:
United States. Panama Canal Commission  Search this
Collection Creator:
Panama Canal Company  Search this
Container:
Box 30
Type:
Archival materials
Graphic Materials
Collection Restrictions:
Collection open for research on site by appointment. Unprotected photographs must be handled with gloves.
Collection 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.
Collection Citation:
Panama Canal Commission Photonegatives, 1903-ca. 1939, Archives Center, National Museum of American History.
See more items in:
Panama Canal Commission Photonegatives
Panama Canal Commission Photonegatives / Series 15: Water Towers and Gas Holders
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-1116-ref685

79.0543.658

Collection Donor:
United States. Panama Canal Commission  Search this
Collection Creator:
Panama Canal Company  Search this
Container:
Box 31
Type:
Archival materials
Graphic Materials
Collection Restrictions:
Collection open for research on site by appointment. Unprotected photographs must be handled with gloves.
Collection 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.
Collection Citation:
Panama Canal Commission Photonegatives, 1903-ca. 1939, Archives Center, National Museum of American History.
See more items in:
Panama Canal Commission Photonegatives
Panama Canal Commission Photonegatives / Series 15: Water Towers and Gas Holders
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-1116-ref686

79.0543.659

Collection Donor:
United States. Panama Canal Commission  Search this
Collection Creator:
Panama Canal Company  Search this
Container:
Box 31
Type:
Archival materials
Graphic Materials
Collection Restrictions:
Collection open for research on site by appointment. Unprotected photographs must be handled with gloves.
Collection 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.
Collection Citation:
Panama Canal Commission Photonegatives, 1903-ca. 1939, Archives Center, National Museum of American History.
See more items in:
Panama Canal Commission Photonegatives
Panama Canal Commission Photonegatives / Series 15: Water Towers and Gas Holders
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-1116-ref687

79.0543.660

Collection Donor:
United States. Panama Canal Commission  Search this
Collection Creator:
Panama Canal Company  Search this
Container:
Box 31
Type:
Archival materials
Graphic Materials
Collection Restrictions:
Collection open for research on site by appointment. Unprotected photographs must be handled with gloves.
Collection 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.
Collection Citation:
Panama Canal Commission Photonegatives, 1903-ca. 1939, Archives Center, National Museum of American History.
See more items in:
Panama Canal Commission Photonegatives
Panama Canal Commission Photonegatives / Series 15: Water Towers and Gas Holders
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-1116-ref688

79.0543.661

Collection Donor:
United States. Panama Canal Commission  Search this
Collection Creator:
Panama Canal Company  Search this
Container:
Box 31
Type:
Archival materials
Graphic Materials
Collection Restrictions:
Collection open for research on site by appointment. Unprotected photographs must be handled with gloves.
Collection 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.
Collection Citation:
Panama Canal Commission Photonegatives, 1903-ca. 1939, Archives Center, National Museum of American History.
See more items in:
Panama Canal Commission Photonegatives
Panama Canal Commission Photonegatives / Series 15: Water Towers and Gas Holders
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-1116-ref689

Chase album, 1898, 1903, and undated

Alternate Title:
Album of Mary Agnes Chase from Alaska, Southwest United States, and Central America  Search this
Collection name:
Mary Agnes Chase field books, 1906-1959 from the Department of Botany
Physical Description:
1 photograph album
Physical Location:
National Museum of Natural History (U.S.). Main Library
Record type:
Fieldbook record
Object Type:
Photograph albums
Black-and-white photographs
Field notes
Place:
United States
Alaska
Michigan
Mexico
Arizona
Panama
Nicaragua
Guatemala
Honduras
Costa Rica
Trinidad and Tobago
Texas
Yellowstone National Park
Date Range:
1898, 1903
Start Date:
1898
End Date:
1903
Topic:
Botany  Search this
Accession #:
SIA Acc. 11-093
Access Information:
At least 24 hours advance notice is recommended to consult this collection. Contact the Department of Botany at 202-633-0920 to make an appointment.
See more records from this collection:
Mary Agnes Chase field books, 1906-1959 from the Department of Botany
See more records associated with this person:
Chase, Mary Agnes, 1869-1963
Data Source:
Smithsonian Field Book Project
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:fbr_item_MODSI3455
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Argopecten circularis

Collector:
J. P. Morrison  Search this
Ocean/Sea/Gulf:
North Pacific Ocean  Search this
Preparation:
Dry
Place:
Perlas Archipelago, San Jose Island, Indian Rock Shelter Near Camp Water Tower, Panama, North Pacific Ocean
Collection Date:
2 Mar 1944
Common name:
Bivalves
Published Name:
Argopecten circularis (Sowerby, 1835)
USNM Number:
598917
See more items in:
Invertebrate Zoology
Mollusca
Data Source:
NMNH - Invertebrate Zoology Dept.
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/3a416b183-3ed9-45c3-a558-b24def802769
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhinvertebratezoology_428451

Cerithium (Thericium) stercusmuscarum

Collector:
J. P. Morrison  Search this
Ocean/Sea/Gulf:
North Pacific Ocean  Search this
Preparation:
Dry
Place:
Perlas Archipelago, San Jose Island, Indian Rock Shelter Near Camp Water Tower, Panama, North Pacific Ocean
Collection Date:
2 Mar 1944
Common name:
Gastropods
Published Name:
Cerithium (Thericium) stercusmuscarum Valenciennes, 1833
USNM Number:
598919
See more items in:
Invertebrate Zoology
Mollusca
Data Source:
NMNH - Invertebrate Zoology Dept.
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/32d36bda4-f0cb-48ee-81bb-4d24633dbec3
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhinvertebratezoology_428453

Pinctada mazatlanica

Preparation:
Dry
Place:
Panama
Common name:
Bivalves
Published Name:
Pinctada mazatlanica
Other Numbers:
Sort Order : GP-R23-C056-159
USNM Number:
598922
See more items in:
Invertebrate Zoology
Mollusca
Data Source:
NMNH - Invertebrate Zoology Dept.
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/30e6610c2-52ea-4b21-8a0b-f4444ef3d1d5
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhinvertebratezoology_12324711

Argopecten ventricosus

Preparation:
Dry
Place:
Panama
Common name:
Bivalves
Published Name:
Argopecten ventricosus (Sowerby, 1842)
Other Numbers:
Sort Order : GP-R24-C080-517
USNM Number:
598917
See more items in:
Invertebrate Zoology
Mollusca
Data Source:
NMNH - Invertebrate Zoology Dept.
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/311a70915-3a50-4673-8d81-170634f7d532
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhinvertebratezoology_12912153

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