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Frank A. Elliott prospectus on Panamanian economic development
MS 044  
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Description
The collection consists of a prospectus on potential economic investment opportunities in Panama prepared in the 1920s by Frank A. Elliott, a California mining engineer who helped California-based companies expand into Latin-American markets. The prospectus provides an overview of Panamanian economics and trade, along with specific recommendations for investment opportunities in sugar and alcohol production in the country. Also included in the document are a number of black and white photographs, including depictions of the sugarcane harvest and fields, mills and other facilities, roadways, and streets in various Panamanian towns.
Background
Frank A. Elliott (1865-1940), was a California mining engineer whose family owned tropical plant farms in the Sacramento Delta, and was aiding California-based companies expand into potentially lucrative Latin American markets.
Extent
1.08 linear feet (1 box)
Restrictions
Copyright Unknown: Some material in this collection may be protected by the U.S. Copyright Law (Title 17, U.S.C.). In addition, the reproduction, and/or commercial use, of some materials may be restricted by gift or purchase agreements, donor restrictions, privacy and publicity rights, licensing agreement(s), and/or trademark rights. Distribution or reproduction of materials protected by copyright beyond that allowed by fair use requires the written permission of the copyright owners. To the extent other restrictions apply, permission for distribution or reproduction from the applicable rights holder is also required. Responsibility for obtaining permissions, and for any use rests exclusively with the user.
Availability
The collection is open for research.