Finding Aids to Personal Papers and Special Collections in the Smithsonian Institution Archives
MacDonald, Donald F. (Donald Francis), 1875-1942
Donald F. MacDonald Papers, 1911-1916
This accession consists of field notes of Donald F. MacDonald, geologist with the United States Geological Survey (USGS) and professor of geology. MacDonald was appointed by the Costa Rica-Panama Boundary Commission as geologist during the construction of the Panama Canal, 1911-1913. Some of these field notes were written in conjunction with USGS geologist Thomas Wayland Vaughan. Materials also include scientific illustrations and maps.
This collection is indexed under the following access terms. These are links to collections with related topics, persons or places.
- MacDonald, Donald F. (Donald Francis), 1875-1942
- Vaughan, Thomas Wayland, 1870-1952
- Geological Survey (U.S)
- Costa Rica-Panama Boundary Commission
Physical Characteristics of Materials in the Collection
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 16-133, Donald F. MacDonald Papers