Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute

ID: 90-14500

Creator: Unknown

Form/Genre: Photographic print

Date: 1965

Citation: Smithsonian Institution Archives Record Unit 95, Box 34, Folder: 31

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Summary

Administrative offices of the Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute, Ancon Building, Panama City, December 1965. Housed in the old Ancon courthouse building, the Panama City office provided administrative and logistical support to the scientists conducting research on Barro Colorado Island located in Gatun Lake in the Panama Canal watershed. This tropical laboratory, called the Canal Zone Biological Area (CZBA), and later renamed the Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute (STRI), was transferred to the Smithsonian in 1946.

Subject

  • Barro Colorado Island Biological Laboratory
  • Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute (STRI)

Category

Historic Images of the Smithsonian

Contained within

Smithsonian Institution Archives Record Unit 95, Box 34, Folder: 31

Contact information

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

Date

1965

Restrictions & Rights

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Topic

  • Panama City (Panama)
  • Ancon Building (Panama City)
  • Research institutes

Place

  • Barro Colorado Nature Monument (Panama)
  • Panama

Form/Genre

  • Photographic print
  • Interior

ID Number

90-14500

Physical description

Color: Black and White; Size: 10w x 8h; Type of Image: Interior; Medium: Photographic print

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