Panama Canal Collection

panama-findingThe Robert R. McMillan Panama Canal Collection includes over 80 books in addition to papers, photographs, and memorabilia. The Collection spans the early years before and after construction of the Canal and the years of Adelphi alumnus Robert McMillan’s tenure on The Board of Directors of the Panama Canal Commission 1989-1994). Early books and publications document the building of the Canal. The papers document the transitional period prior to the changeover of control from the United States to the Republic of Panama in 1999.

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