Collection  |  Manuscript/Mixed Material Philippe Bunau-Varilla papers, 1877-1955

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Title
Philippe Bunau-Varilla papers, 1877-1955
Summary
Correspondence, speeches, writings, legal records, newspaper clippings, and other papers concerning Bunau-Varilla's activities in the United States (1900-1907), his efforts relating to the Panama Canal, and his role in the Panamanian revolution and as minister plenipotentiary for the new government. Includes material pertaining to the Hay-Bunau-Varilla treaty of 1903 and an eyewitness account of volcanic activity in Nicaragua in 1902. Correspondents include Manuel Amador Guerrero, John Bigelow, Theodore E. Burton, Gustave Eiffel, William Crawford Gorgas, Mark Alonzo Hanna, John Hay, J.J. Jusserand, Ferdinand de Lesseps, Henry Cabot Lodge, and Theodore Roosevelt.
Contributor Names
Bunau-Varilla, Philippe, 1859-1940.
Subject Headings
-  Amador Guerrero, Manuel,--1833-1909--Correspondence
-  Bigelow, John,--1817-1911--Correspondence
-  Burton, Theodore E.--(Theodore Elijah),--1851-1929--Correspondence
-  Eiffel, Gustave,--1832-1923--Correspondence
-  Gorgas, William Crawford,--1854-1920--Correspondence
-  Hanna, Marcus Alonzo,--1837-1904--Correspondence
-  Hay, John,--1838-1905
-  Hay, John,--1838-1905--Correspondence
-  Jusserand, J. J.--(Jean Jules),--1855-1932--Correspondence
-  Lesseps, Ferdinand de,--1805-1894--Correspondence
-  Lodge, Henry Cabot,--1850-1924--Correspondence
-  Roosevelt, Theodore,--1858-1919--Correspondence
-  Panama.--Treaties, etc.--United States,--1903 November 18
-  Canals, Interoceanic
-  Diplomatic and consular service, Panamanian--United States
-  Volcanoes--Nicaragua
-  Panama--History--Revolution, 1903
-  Panama--Foreign relations--United States
-  Panama--Politics and government--1903-1946
-  Panama Canal (Panama)
-  United States--Foreign relations--Panama
Notes
-  Arranged in 6 series. Series 1: General Correspondence, 1880-1940; Series 2: Speech, Article, and Book File, 1900-1938; Series 3: Legal File, 1880-1910; Series 4: Miscellany, 1895-1955; Series 5: Newspaper Clippings, 1891-1914; and Series 6: Addition, 1877-1938.
-  Gift, Philippe Bunau-Varilla, his son, Étienne Bunau-Varilla, 1938-1947.
-  Other gift, 1940-1979.
-  Panamanian diplomat and engineer.
-  Collection material in French and English.
-  Finding aid available in the Library of Congress Manuscript Reading Room and at http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.mss/eadmss.ms011025
-  MSS14316
Medium
10,000 items.
41 cartons.
14 linear feet.
Repository
Library of Congress Manuscript Division Washington, D.C. 20540 USA dcu http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.mss/mss.home
Digital Id
http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.mss/eadmss.ms011025
http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.mss/eadmss.ms011025.3
Library of Congress Control Number
mm78014316
Access Advisory
Open to research.
Online Format
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Description
Panamanian diplomat and engineer. Correspondence, speeches, writings, legal records, newspaper clippings, and other papers concerning Bunau-Varilla’s activities in the United States, his efforts to gain support for completion of the Panama Canal, and his role in the Panamanian revolution and as minister plenipotentiary for the new government.
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Bunau-Varilla, Philippe. Philippe Bunau-Varilla papers, -1955. 1877. Manuscript/Mixed Material. http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.mss/eadmss.ms011025.

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Bunau-Varilla, P. (1877) Philippe Bunau-Varilla papers, -1955. [Manuscript/Mixed Material] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.mss/eadmss.ms011025.

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Bunau-Varilla, Philippe. Philippe Bunau-Varilla papers, -1955. 1877. Manuscript/Mixed Material. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <hdl.loc.gov/loc.mss/eadmss.ms011025>.