STRI Staff Holding Snake

ID: 90-10886

Creator: Unknown

Form/Genre: Photographic print

Date: c.1960s

Citation: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 134, Box 12, Folder: 8

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Summary

Three staff members of the Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute holding a large snake on Barro Colorado Island. Fausto Bocanegra is in the center. Bocanegra was the assistant to the director, taking care of animals under ethological study.

Author

Unknown

Subject

  • Bocanegra, Fausto
  • Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute (STRI)

Category

Historic Images of the Smithsonian

Contained within

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 134, Box 12, Folder: 8

Contact information

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

Date

c.1960s

Restrictions & Rights

No restrictions

Topic

  • Barro Colorado Island (Panama)
  • Herpetology
  • Personnel management
  • Employees
  • Snakes
  • Animal behavior
  • Tropical Biology
  • Smithsonian Institution
  • African Americans
  • Smithsonian Institution--Employees

Place

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

Form/Genre

  • Photographic print
  • Group, candid

ID Number

90-10886

Physical description

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

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