Photos, Monkeys, Barro Colorado Island, Panama

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Black-and-white photographs document behavioral observations by M. Moynihan of monkeys at Barro Colorado Island, Panama. Some include dates on the reverse side and the name Smythe. Includes 2 envelopes. Envelope 1 (January 25, 1960 - June 15, 1967) includes images of individual primates; images are damaged. Subject matter includes mostly individual primates in captivity, climbing, and jumping. Envelope 2 (April 4, 1960) include similar type of images of primates in motion.

Date Range


Start Date

Jan 25, 1960

End Date

Jun 15, 1967

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  • Ethology
  • Animal behavior
  • Mammalogy


  • Barro Colorado
  • Panama
  • Canal Zone


  • Fieldbook record
  • Field notes
  • Black-and-white photographs

Accession #

SIA Acc. 01-096

Collection name

Martin H. Moynihan Papers, 1952-1996

Physical Description

2 envelopes

Physical Location

Smithsonian Institution Archives


Box 2 Folder 1