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Board of Regents resolved unanimously to maintain in an adequate manner the Canal Zone Biological Area, and that if funds necessary for the purposes of preserving this area cannot be provided from other sources, request should be made for a supplemental appropriation.


  • Board of Regents
  • Board of Regents Executive Committee
  • Board of Regents Permanent Committee
  • United States Dept. of Agriculture
  • Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute (STRI)


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  • Regents Minutes
  • Title 48, Territories and Insular Possessions
  • Board of Regents - Resolutions

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Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 1, Board of Regents, 1846-, Minutes of Meetings, January 16, 1953 (Typescripts)

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




  • Secretaries
  • Administrative procedure
  • Barro Colorado Island (Panama)


  • Barro Colorado Nature Monument (Panama)
  • Barro Colorado Island (Panama)


Board of Regents

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Number of pages: 2; Page Numbers: 1370-1371

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