Tower on Barro Colorado Island, STRI

ID: 92-15283

Creator: Unknown

Form/Genre: Photographic print

Date: c.1930

Citation: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 50, Box 33, Folder: Hillside Shots

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Summary

A tower stands in a clearing on Barro Colorado Island in the Panama Canal Zone, probably the 1930s. An unidentified man stands at the base of the tower. The Barro Colorado Island Biological Area was renamed the Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute in 1964.

Subject

Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute (STRI)

Category

Historic Images of the Smithsonian

Contained within

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 50, Box 33, Folder: Hillside Shots

Contact information

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

Date

c.1930

Restrictions & Rights

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Topic

  • Towers
  • Landscapes
  • Smithsonian Institution
  • Personnel management
  • Employees
  • Research institutes
  • Tropical Biology
  • Barro Colorado Island (Panama)
  • Smithsonian Institution--Employees

Place

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

Form/Genre

  • Photographic print
  • Landscape

ID Number

92-15283

Physical description

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

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