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Accession 13-012,  Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute,  Administrative Records, 1979-1998

Repository: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Washington, D.C. Contact us at osiaref@si.edu.
Creator: Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute
Title: Administrative Records
Dates: 1979-1998
Quantity: 1.5 cu. ft. (1 record storage box) (1 document box)
Collection: Accession 13-012
Language of Materials: English
Summary:

This accession documents the operation and administration of the Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute's (STRI) San Blas field station in the Kuna Yala territory on the Atlantic coast of Panama. Many of the records document the relations and agreements between STRI and the local indigenous group, the Cuna (or Kuna) Indians. Other topics include facilities, research, and equipment. The majority of the records were created by D. Ross Robertson, Scientist-in-Charge. Materials include correspondence, memoranda, agreements, reports, budgets, policies, inventories, scripts for presentations, photographs, maps, sketches, clippings, pamphlets, notes, and related materials.

Descriptive Entry

This accession documents the operation and administration of the Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute's (STRI) San Blas field station in the Kuna Yala territory on the Atlantic coast of Panama. Many of the records document the relations and agreements between STRI and the local indigenous group, the Cuna (or Kuna) Indians. Other topics include facilities, research, and equipment. The majority of the records were created by D. Ross Robertson, Scientist-in-Charge. Materials include correspondence, memoranda, agreements, reports, budgets, policies, inventories, scripts for presentations, photographs, maps, sketches, clippings, pamphlets, notes, and related materials.

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

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Preferred Citation

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 13-012, Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute, Administrative Records

Container List

Box 1

San Blas Bibliography, 1972-1985, compiled by Ross Robertson, March 1986

Box 1 of 2

San Blas - Correspondence with "La Intendencia," 1989-1992

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San Blas - Intendencia Business, 1986

Box 1 of 2

San Blas - Intendencia Buseinss, 1988-1989

Box 1 of 2

Kuna Congress - Annual Report, October 1987-October 1988

Box 1 of 2

Kuna Traditional Congress, 1986-1989

Box 1 of 2

Kuna General Congress, 1981-1987

Box 1 of 2

Kuna Yala Community, 1987

Box 1 of 2

San Blas - Miscellaneous Correspondence, 1981-1984

Box 1 of 2

Possible Biological Effects of a Panama Sea-Level Canal: An Annotated Bibliography, 1971-August 1977, compiled by H. A. Lessios

Box 1 of 2

San Blas - General Correspondence File, June-November 1991

Box 1 of 2

San Blas - Miscellaneous Correspondence, 1996-1998

Box 1 of 2

STRI House Reconstruction, 1985-1986

Box 1 of 2

Fisher House, 1986

Box 1 of 2

FY 1986 Budget - New House

Box 1 of 2

San Blas Photographs, June 1986 and undated

Box 1 of 2

San Blas - New Site/General File, 1988-1990

Box 1 of 2

Kuna Environmental Project, 1987

Box 1 of 2

PEMASKY (Proyecto de Estudio para el Manejo de Areas Silvestres de Kuna Yala) - General Correspondence, 1987-1992

Box 1 of 2

Grant Report - Ecologia y Conservacion de la Tortuga Carey (Eretmochelys imbricate) y Otras Tortugas marinas de la Comarca de San Blas (Kuna Yala), 1986

Box 1 of 2

PEMASKY, 1985

Box 1 of 2

PEMASKY - General Correspondence, 1990

Box 1 of 2

Facilities Expansion, 1984-1985

Box 1 of 2

Agreements with Juan Garcia, Wichaub-huala, 1979-1983

Box 1 of 2

San Blas Equipment, 1983-1986

Box 1 of 2

San Blas Safety and Shipping Memoranda, 1985-1986

Box 1 of 2

Clipping - Fuerzas de Defensa raptan caciques de la comarca indigena Kuna Yala, November 26, 1986

Box 1 of 2

San Blas Field Station - Miscellaneous matters, 1985-1988

Box 1 of 2

Acuerdo Entre el Congreso General Kuna y el Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute, 1992

Box 1 of 2

STRI Operations at San Blas, November 1990

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Agreement Between the Kuna General Congress and STRI - Renovation, 1991-1992

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Agreement Between STRI and Kuna General Congress - Monthly Fees Payment, 1992-1997

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J. Ventocilla Contributions to the Comarca Kuna Yala, 1992

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Ministry of Education, 1991

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Kuna General Congress, Ustupo, June 26-28, 1992

Box 1 of 2

Kuna General Congress, Caledonia Community, Coetupa, Corregimento 3, November 15-17, 1991

Box 1 of 2

Kuna General Congress, Rio Sidra, Mamartupo, June 7-9, 1991

Box 1 of 2

Extraordinary Kuna General Congress, February-March 1991

Box 1 of 2

Kuna General Congress, Achutupo, November 6-8, 1987

Box 1 of 2

Congreso de la Cultura Kuna, 1990

Box 1 of 2

Trip to San Blas, June 29-July 1, 1989

Box 1 of 2

Presentation to Kuna Congress, October 1988

Box 1 of 2

Kuna General Congress, October 1988 and April 1989

Box 1 of 2

Comarca Kuna Yala, 1989

Box 1 of 2

San Blas - Miscellaneous File, 1987-1992

Box 1 of 2

San Blas - Gas Refrigeration Information, 1990

Box 1 of 2

San Blas Station Operation, 1989

Box 1 of 2

San Blas Rent Payment, 1983-1991

Box 1 of 2

Box 2

Agreement with Juan Garcia in San Blas, 1979-1998

Box 2 of 2

Noticias de San Blas, 1990

Box 2 of 2

Clippings from San Blas, 1991-1992

Box 2 of 2

Visitors to San Blas, 1990

Box 2 of 2

Translation of San Blas Bibliography, 1991

Box 2 of 2

Spanish Titles of San Blas Bibliography - Volumes I and II

Box 2 of 2

Japan Tobacco Company Cross Culture Award, 1992

Box 2 of 2