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    150 Years of Smithsonian Research in Latin America

    • Date: March 7, 2011
    • Description: Over the past century and a half, Smithsonian scientists have found a fertile field for collaborative research and exploration in Latin America. 150 Years of Smithsonian Research in Latin America offers a window on the complex and rich relations among scientists throughout the Americas.

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    The Smithsonian in Latin America Today

    • Date: April 18, 2017
    • Description: [view in Spanish]Smithsonian scientific interchange with Latin America continues in the depth and breadth demonstrated by the historical record. The tradition of collegial relationships across the Americas derives new meaning from concerns over the responsible stewardship of the earth's natural resources. In Belize, the National Museum of Natural History leased a small island

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    The Smithsonian and Latin America

    • Date: February 15, 2018
    • Creator: Pamela M. Henson
    • Description: [edan-image:id=siris_sic_9988,size=500,center]While many people view the Smithsonian as a complex of museums in Washington, DC, it began as and still is an international organization devoted to research and education. A look at the Smithsonian Global website reveals where Smithsonian staff can be found today.Since the Smithsonian’s founding in 1846, the Institution has

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    Latin American Arts Exhibit Opens

    • Date: October 19, 1976

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    Naturalist of the Americas: Alexander Wetmore

    • Date: April 18, 2017
    • Description: [view in Spanish][edan-image:id=siris_sic_6874,size=185,left]Alexander Wetmore, ornithologist and avian paleontologist, was the Smithsonian's sixth Secretary (1945-1952). As a young biologist with the U.S. Bureau of Biological Survey, Wetmore conducted extensive fieldwork in Latin America. He spent 1911 in Puerto Rico studying bird life, and later traveled through South

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  11. Remodeled Highlights of Latin American Archaeology Hall

    Remodeled Highlights of Latin American Archaeology Hall

    • Date: circa 1954
    • Creator: Unknown
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    SIA Acc. 95-049, Smithsonian Institution International Center, Latin American Tropical Rainforest Project, 1986-1994

    • Date: 1986 1986-1994
    • Creator: Smithsonian Institution. International Center
    • Creator: Smithsonian Institution Archives

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  15. From Plantations to Islands of Science: Travels in Costa Rica and Panama - Part II

    • Date: January 31, 2013
    • Description: George C. Wheeler and his travel in the Caribbean illustrate the interplay between science and tourism in Latin America.

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    Exploration of the Southern Continent

    • Date: April 4, 2017
    • Description: [view in Spanish][edan-image:id=siris_sic_13396,size=150,left]Much of the Smithsonian's early natural history collections came from Mexico, the Caribbean, and Central and South America. The fourth Annual Report (1850) discusses several Latin American expeditions, in particular the exploration of islands near Nicaragua by Ephraim G. Squier, who served as U.S. charge d'affaires

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    Wonderful Women Wednesday: Elena Guardia Lombardo

    • Date: March 3, 2021
    • Creator: Emily Niekrasz
    • Description: Each week, the Archives features a woman who has been a groundbreaker at the Smithsonian, past or present, in a series titled Wonderful Women Wednesday.

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    "Americas" Opens at Renwick Gallery

    • Date: October 19, 1976

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  23. Portrait of a young woman with short, wavy hair. She is looking directly at the camera with a slight smile.

    Wonderful Women Wednesday: Marsha E. Sitnik

    • Date: June 1, 2022
    • Creator: Emily Niekrasz
    • Description: Each week, the Archives features a woman who has been a groundbreaker at the Smithsonian, past or present, in a series titled Wonderful Women Wednesday.

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