Map of the Routes of the United Fruit Company Steam Ship Service

ID: SIA2012-7659

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Form/Genre: Maps

Date: 1924

Citation: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 9560, Box 1, Folder: Central America 1924 Scrapbook

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Summary

A map of routes of the United Fruit Company Steamship Service, known as the Great White Fleet, in North, Central and South America. Destinations include Cuba, Jamaica, Panama, Costa Rica, Colombia, Guatemala, Honduras, British Honduras, Central and South America.

Subject

  • Wheeler, George C
  • United Fruit Company

Category

Historic Images of the Smithsonian

Notes

Found in the George C. Wheeler oral histories, RU 9560. This map was collected by George C. Wheeler as he traveled to Barro Colorado Island, Panama, in the summer of 1924. He spent the summer doing field work on ants for his dissertation.

Contained within

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 9560, Box 1, Folder: Central America 1924 Scrapbook

Contact information

Institutional History Division, Smithsonian Archives, 600 Maryland Avenue, SW, Washington, D.C. 20024-2520, SIHistory@si.edu

Date

1924

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Topic

  • Description and travel
  • Scientific expeditions
  • Voyages and travels
  • Transportation
  • Shipping
  • Travel

Place

  • South America
  • Central America
  • Atlantic Ocean
  • Panama
  • Pacific Ocean

Form/Genre

  • Maps
  • Paper

ID Number

SIA2012-7659

Physical description

Number of Images: 1; Color: Color; Size: 15w x 20.4h; Type of Image: Map; Medium: Document

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