Finding Aids to Official Records of the Smithsonian Institution Archives
Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute
Administrative Records, 1979-1998
This accession consists of records that document 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.
- Robertson, D. Ross (David Ross), 1946-
- Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute. San Blas Field Station
- Environmental sciences
- Marine sciences
- Biological stations
- Cuna Indians
- Research institutes
- San Blas Coast (Panama)
- Kuna Yala (Panama)
Physical Characteristics of Materials in the Collection
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 13-012, Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute, Administrative Records