The Robert R. McMillan Panama Canal Collection at Adelphi

Welcome to The Robert R. McMillan Panama Canal Collection in Special Collections at Adelphi University Libraries in Garden City, New York. Special Collections of Adelphi University Libraries has within its holdings a diverse and rich collection of monographs, correspondence, meeting minutes, reports, brochures, photographs, maps, tapes and memorabilia concerning the history of Panama and the Panama Canal and in particular the Panama Canal Commission. This collection was donated by Robert R. McMillan, a prominent alumnus and member of the Adelphi community.
The Introduction link below will provide a brief history of the collection.   The cataloged books are listed in the ALICAT link, while the collection of manuscript material is described in the Guide link.  The Exhibit link will show a selection of items from our collection.  Related websites are described in Other Links.

Souvenir of the Panama Canal

This site was created by Claudia Lemlich, Project Achivist and Elayne Gardstein, Senior Adjunct Special Collections Librarian, Adelphi University Libraries. Special thanks to Rui Huang of the Adelphi Faculty Center for Professional Excellence. Any corrections/updates should be sent to