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Record Unit 7455,  Collected Glass Plate Negatives of Panama, circa 1927-1932 and undated

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Creator:
Title: Collected Glass Plate Negatives of Panama
Dates: circa 1927-1932 and undated
Quantity: 0.42 linear meter.
Collection: Record Unit 7455
Language of Materials: English
Summary:

This collection consists of glass plate negatives and lantern slides of Panama and its environs.

Box 1 consists of sixty-six glass plate negatives of plants, animals, and various sites in Panama. Included are many negatives of diseased palm trees and a few images of the San Blas Islands. The photographer of the negatives is unknown, as is their provenance.

Boxes 2-3 consist of lantern slides documenting the establishment of the laboratory on Barro Colorado Island (BCI), part of the United States Canal Zone Biological Area. The images primarily feature buildings and other facilities.

Introduction

This finding aid was digitized with funds generously provided by the Smithsonian Institution Women's Committee.

Descriptive Entry

This collection consists of glass plate negatives and lantern slides of Panama and its environs.

Box 1 consists of sixty-six glass plate negatives of plants, animals, and various sites in Panama. Included are many negatives of diseased palm trees and a few images of the San Blas Islands. The photographer of the negatives is unknown, as is their provenance.

Boxes 2-3 consist of lantern slides documenting the establishment of the laboratory on Barro Colorado Island (BCI), part of the United States Canal Zone Biological Area. The images primarily feature buildings and other facilities.

This collection is indexed under the following access terms. These are links to collections with related topics, persons or places.

Name

Subject

Physical Characteristics of Materials in the Collection

Preferred Citation

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 7455, , Collected Glass Plate Negatives of Panama

Container List

Box 1

Glass Plate Negatives

1. Unknown Growth/Flow?

Box 1 of 3

2. Fish/Amphibian Study?

Box 1 of 3

3. Growths on Infected Twig

Box 1 of 3

4. Unknown Study

Box 1 of 3

5. Aphelenchus Cocophilus Female

Box 1 of 3

6. Unknown

Box 1 of 3

7-9. San Blas Island

Box 1 of 3

10. Unknown Cocoon

Box 1 of 3

11. Palm Trunk Section

Box 1 of 3

12. Unknown Growth/Flow

Box 1 of 3

13. Unknown

Box 1 of 3

14-15. Infected Leaf/Plant

Box 1 of 3

16. Unknown Growth/Flow

Box 1 of 3

17. Tropical Tree Stump

Box 1 of 3

18. Fossilized/Petrified Iguana

Box 1 of 3

19. Unidentified Tropical Vegetation

Box 1 of 3

20. Unknown

Box 1 of 3

21. June Beetle - Side/Top Views

Box 1 of 3

22. Barnacle-like Growths

Box 1 of 3

23-24. Infected Leaf/Plant

Box 1 of 3

25. Unknown Location

Box 1 of 3

26. Infected Leaf/Plant

Box 1 of 3

27-28. Unknown Location

Box 1 of 3

29. Large Sailing Vessel

Box 1 of 3

30. Map - St. Andrews Island

Box 1 of 3

31. Unknown

Box 1 of 3

32-34. Palm Trunk Section

Box 1 of 3

35. Infected Palm Trunk

Box 1 of 3

36-38. Palm Trunk Section - Red Ring

Box 1 of 3

39. Unknown Location

Box 1 of 3

40. St. Andrews Island?

Box 1 of 3

41. San Blas Island?

Box 1 of 3

42. Unknown Location

Box 1 of 3

43. Map Locating San Blas Islands

Box 1 of 3

44. Red Ring Losses - Niquesa, Panama (Chart dated 1927)

Box 1 of 3

45-46. Niquesa, Panama?

Box 1 of 3

47. Infected Palm Trunk

Box 1 of 3

48-52. Damaged Palms

Box 1 of 3

53. Infected Palm Trunk Section

Box 1 of 3

54-55. Palm Trees

Box 1 of 3

56-57. Infected Palm Trees

Box 1 of 3

58-60. Palm Trees

Box 1 of 3

61. Infected Palm Tree Trunk

Box 1 of 3

62. Damaged Palm Tree

Box 1 of 3

63. Infected Palm Trees

Box 1 of 3

64. Palm Plant with Stones at Base (Healthy Ornamental)

Box 1 of 3

65-66. Damaged Palm Trees

Box 1 of 3

Box 2

Lantern Slides (Accession 06-086)

1280

Box 2 of 3

1281

Box 2 of 3

1282

Box 2 of 3

1283

Box 2 of 3

1284

Box 2 of 3

1285

Box 2 of 3

1286

Box 2 of 3

1287 Barro Colorado from 12000 feet, June 20, 1927

Box 2 of 3

1288 Laboratory for the And(?)

Box 2 of 3

1289

Box 2 of 3

1290

Box 2 of 3

1291

Box 2 of 3

1292 BCI

Box 2 of 3

1293

Box 2 of 3

1294

Box 2 of 3

1295

Box 2 of 3

1296

Box 2 of 3

1297 BCI

Box 2 of 3

1298

Box 2 of 3

1299

Box 2 of 3

1300

Box 2 of 3

1301 BCI

Box 2 of 3

1302

Box 2 of 3

1303

Box 2 of 3

1304

Box 2 of 3

1305

Box 2 of 3

1306

Box 2 of 3

1307

Box 2 of 3

1308

Box 2 of 3

Box 3

1309

Box 3 of 3

1310

Box 3 of 3

1311

Box 3 of 3

1312

Box 3 of 3

1313

Box 3 of 3

1314

Box 3 of 3

1315

Box 3 of 3

1316

Box 3 of 3

1317

Box 3 of 3

1318

Box 3 of 3

1319

Box 3 of 3

1320

Box 3 of 3

1321

Box 3 of 3

1322

Box 3 of 3

1323

Box 3 of 3

1324

Box 3 of 3

1325

Box 3 of 3

1326

Box 3 of 3

1327

Box 3 of 3