Panama Canal Centennial

photograph of a ferry from Around the Caribbean and across Panama

Books from our STRI library, as well as NMAH and NMNH selected to illustrate the history of the Panama Canal and U.S./Panama relations. In commemoration of the Centennial of the Panama Canal in 2014.

Cover of Around the Caribbean and across Panama

Around the Caribbean and across Panama

Nicholas, Francis Child
H.M. Caldwell company
c1903
Cover of Bartels' check list of Canal Zone stamps

Bartels' check list of Canal Zone stamps

Bartels, J. Murray; J. M. Bartels Company.
J.M. Bartels Co
1906
Cover of Central America

Central America

Baily, John
T. Saunders
1850
Cover of Colortypes of the Panama-Pacific International Exposition at San Francisco, 1915 official publication

Colortypes of the Panama-Pacific International Exposition at San Francisco, 1915

Panama-Pacific International Exposition Company; R.A. Reid (Publisher)
R. A. Reid
c1915
Cover of Dottings on the roadside, in Panama, Nicaragua, and Mosquito

Dottings on the roadside, in Panama, Nicaragua, and Mosquito

Pim, Bedford; Seemann, Berthold
Chapman and Hall
1869
Cover of Joseph Pennell's pictures of the Panama canal

Joseph Pennell's pictures of the Panama canal

Pennell, Joseph
J.B. Lippincott Company
1912
Cover of Latin America

Latin America

Shepherd, William R.
H. Holt and Company; [etc., etc
c1914]
Cover of Lives and voyages of Drake, Cavendish, and Dampier

Lives and voyages of Drake, Cavendish, and Dampier

Johnstone, C. I.
A. L. Fowle
1900
Cover of Measurement of vessels for the Panama canal

Measurement of vessels for the Panama canal

Johnson, Emory Richard; United States. War Department
Govt. print. off
1913
Cover of Message from the President of the United States, transmitting the report of the Special Commission appointed to investigate conditions of labor and housing of government employees of the Isthmus of Panama

Message from the President of the United States, transmitting the report of the Special Commission appointed to investigate conditions of labor and housing of government employees of the Isthmus of Panama

United States. Special Commission on Conditions of Labor and Housing on Isthmus of Panama.; Roosevelt, Theodore; Reynolds, James Bronson; Donnelly, Samuel B.; Needham, Henry Beach
G.P.O
1908
Cover of Notes on Panama

Notes on Panama

United States. General staff. 2d (Military information) division.; Hale, Harry C.
Govt. print. off
1903
Cover of Panama

Panama

Robinson, Tracy
Star and Herald Co
1907
Cover of Panama and the Sierras

Panama and the Sierras

Lydston, G. Frank
Riverton Press
1900
Cover of Panama pictures

Panama pictures

Delevante, Michael
Alden Brothers
c1907
Cover of Panama to Patagonia

Panama to Patagonia

Pepper, Charles Melville
A.C. McClurg & co
1906
Cover of Reports of explorations and surveys for the location of a ship-canal between the Atlantic and Pacific oceans, through Nicaragua, 1872-'73

Reports of explorations and surveys for the location of a ship-canal between the Atlantic and Pacific oceans, through Nicaragua, 1872-'73

United States. Navy Department.; Robeson, George M.; Crosman, Alexander F.; Hatfield, Chester; Lull, Edward Phelps
Government Printing Office
1874
Cover of The conquest of the Isthmus

The conquest of the Isthmus

Weir, Hugh C.
G. P. Putnam's sons
1909
Cover of The gate of the Pacific

The gate of the Pacific

Pim, Bedford
L. Reeve & co
1863
Cover of The isthmus of Darien in 1852

The isthmus of Darien in 1852

Gisborne, Lionel
Saunders and Stanford
1853
Cover of The isthmus of Panamá

The isthmus of Panamá

Bidwell, Charles Toll
Chapman and Hall
1865
Cover of The land divided

The land divided

Beedon, F. W.
J.H. Davis Reynolds, [1914?]

The New Panama Canal Company

International Technical Commission on the Panama Canal, 1896.
Evening Post Job Printing House
1898]
Cover of The Panama guide

The Panama guide

Collins, John Owen
Quartermaster's Department, I.C.C. Press
c1912
Cover of The stamps of the Canal Zone

The stamps of the Canal Zone

Evans, William
Severn
[1916?]
Cover of West coast of Mexico and Central America from the United States to Panama

West coast of Mexico and Central America from the United States to Panama

United States. Hydrographic Office; Ray, Robert C.
Govt. Print. Off
1893