Construction of STRI's Earl Silas Tupper Center

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Construction of the Earl Silas Tupper Research and Conference Center (two buildings in foreground) at the Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute in Panama is two-thirds complete. The facility will house specialized laboratories and office facilities for scientists and visiting scholars and will include a 150-seat auditorium. Expected completion date is March 1989.


  • Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute Earl Silas Tupper Research and Conference Center
  • Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute (STRI)


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Featured in Smithsonian "Torch," December 1988

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Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 371, Box 5, Folder: Torch, December 1988

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Institutional History Division, Smithsonian Institution Archives, 600 Maryland Avenue, S.W., Washington, D.C. 20024-2520,



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  • Panama City (Panama)
  • Architecture
  • Laboratories
  • Construction (Buildings)
  • Building


  • Architecture
  • Aerial
  • Photographic print

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Number of Images: 1; Color: Black and white; Size: 8w x 10h; Type of Image: Architectural, Aerial; Medium: Photographic print

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