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T. B. Miskimon Papers

Identifier: GTM-GAMMS212

Collection-level Scope and Content Note

The T.B. Miskimon Papers consist of copies of letters and reports submitted by Miskimon, an inspector with the chairman's office, Panama Canal Zone, to Col. George W. Goethals, chairman and chief engineer of the Panama Canal construction project. The Miskimon Papers include enlightening, as well as sometimes entertaining, information concerning the daily life of both American and foreign Canal Commission employees, covering such subjects as professional baseball player-employees, domestic disputes, illicit business enterprises, and recalcitrant canal workers.


  • 1907 - 1910

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0.5 Linear Feet (1 box)

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Part of the Georgetown University Manuscripts Repository

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