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John L. Davies collection on the Panama Canal
MS 123  
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Description
The collection consists of a scrapbook compiled by John L. Davies, a steam shovel operator who worked on the construction of the Panama Canal for six years. The scrapbooks contains photographs of the construction of the Panama Canal, along with personal photographs of the Davies family in Panama. Also included in the scrapbook are clippings of news articles, mostly documenting various speaking engagements held by Davies to discuss his experiences working on the Canal and living in Panama.
Extent
1.23 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
This collection is unprocessed. Please contact Special Collections & University Archives regarding the availability of materials for research use