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Accession 02-145

Dill, David B. Jr.

David B. Dill, Jr., Papers, 1930

Repository: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Washington, D.C. Contact us at osiaref@si.edu.
Creator: Dill, David B. Jr.
Title: David B. Dill, Jr., Papers
Dates: 1930
Quantity: 0.25 cu. ft. (1 half document box)
Collection: Accession 02-145
Language of Materials: English
Summary:

This accession consists of 31 photographs taken at Barro Colorado Island in 1930 by David B. Dill, Sr., during his scientific expedition to Panama. David B. Dill, Jr., joined his father on the trip. Materials also include typewritten excerpts from the younger Dill's letters written home to his mother and sister. The Panama facility was later renamed the Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute.

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This accession consists of 31 photographs taken at Barro Colorado Island in 1930 by David B. Dill, Sr., during his scientific expedition to Panama. David B. Dill, Jr., joined his father on the trip. Materials also include typewritten excerpts from the younger Dill's letters written home to his mother and sister. The Panama facility was later renamed the Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute.

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Preferred Citation

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 02-145, David B. Dill, Jr., Papers

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Container List

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Excerpts of Letters Written to Mother and Sister

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Photographs of Barro Colorado Island, Panama (see below)

Frijoles Railroad Station

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At Frijoles Railroad Station: Harold T. Edwards (2nd from left); David B. Dill, Jr. (3rd from left); Bill Consolazio (4th from left)

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At Frijoles Railroad Station: Harold T. Edwards (far left); Bill Consolazio (center); David B. Dill, Jr. (2rd from right)

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At Frijoles Railroad Station: Harold T. Edwards (far left)

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Housing in Frijoles

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Church in Frijoles

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Dock (below); Lab/Camp (above); Track for Hauling Supplies (right)

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David B. Dill Junior and Senior at Remains of French Canal Co. Work

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David B. Dill, Sr. and Harold T. Edwards on Dock

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Dugout on Gatun Lake

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David B. Dill, Jr. with Machete

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David B. Dill Junior and Senior (left); Harold T. Edwards and Bill Consolazio (right)

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David B. Dill, Sr.

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David B. Dill, Sr. Conducting Blood and CO2 Analysis

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Caretaker Donato (right)

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Caretaker Donato's Son

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Caretaker Donato's Children

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From Left to Right: Caretaker Donato, Daughter, Wife

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Caretaker Donato

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Agouti

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Dr. Dunn (?) and Caretaker Donato with Agouti

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David B. Dill, Jr. with Marmoset (?)

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Harold T. Edwards (left) and Caretaker Donato

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Mrs. Dunn and Dr. Dunn (with Tree Snake)

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Bill Consolazio with Monkey

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David B. Dill, Jr. in Canoe Near Dock

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David B. Dill, Jr. - Launch in Background

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Bill Consolazio

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David B. Dill, Jr. on Dock

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Captured 12 Foot Caiman

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Captured 12 Foot Caiman

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