Scope and Contents Note
The Phillip Harman Papers comprise the extensive personal papers of Phillip Harman, who worked for U.S. non-profit organizations opposed to the Panama Canal Treaties in the 1970s which transferred control of the Panama Canal and the Canal Zone from the United States to the nation of Panama, effective in the year 2000.
Over the years, Harman amassed large amounts of materials documenting his efforts to oppose the Panama Canal Treaties. Information about U.S. Congressional bills, perspectives of Congresspeople, newspaper clippings about the Canal, documents about the government of Panama, correspondence with U.S. government officials, reports, and printed materials are contained in this collection.
The Phillip Harman Papers consist of 83 boxes (42.5 linear feet).
- From the Series: c. 1970 - c. 1983.
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From the Collection: 42.5 Linear Feet (83 boxes)
Language of Materials
Part of the Georgetown University Manuscripts Repository
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