Allison V. Armour
Philanthropist, owner of the yacht, Utowana, used for collection trips.
Curator of Insects, Museum of Comparative Zoology
Thomas E. Snyder
Entomologist US Department of Agriculture Studied termites with James Zetek
Name of the trig station used to define the trail.
Agricultural explorer, Foreign Seed and Plant Introduction, US Department of Agriculture.
US Army surveyor, made one of the first trail maps
Paul C. Standley
Assistant Curator of Plants US National Herbarium Wrote the first Flora of Barro Colorado Island.
Alfred O. Gross
Bowdoin College, Brunswick, ME Studied tropical birds
Harvard University Associate curator of reptiles and amphibians, Museum of Comparative Zoology
(Thomas Barbour con cacique Chocoe).
David Fairchild, Barbour Lathrop collecting trip Philanthopist
Research assistant to James Zetek, first director
Josselyn Van Tyne
University of Michigan Studied tropical birds
Research assistant to Martin Moynihan, second director
Name of the trig station near the tower.
T. Gilbert Pearson
President, National Association of Audubon Societies, New York
Secretary, Smithsonian Institution Studied birds
Entomologist, US Department of Agriculture Studied mosquitoes and flies American Museum of Natural History
(sponsored various people and projects on the island)
Caretaker from Chiriqui
J. Douglas Hood
Professor of biology, University of Rochester, friend of the first director
Curator of the Department of Animal Behavior, American Museum of Natural History Studied army ants
Specialist in Tropical Insects, US Department of Agriculture First director, 1923-1957.
Curator of Birds, American Museum of Natural History
Various researchers from Harvard came to work on Barro Colorado
William Morton Wheeler
Harvard University Studied ants and other social insects
James Zetek’s (the first director) high school biology teacher