Records of the Panama Canal, 1848 - 1999 (RG185). General Correspondence, 1905 - 1914 (PI 153 30)
Description: The Third Isthmian Canal Commission was established by the Executive Order of U.S. President Theodore Roosevelt on April 1, 1905 to oversee construction of the Panama Canal. This collection from the U.S. National Archives and Records Administration includes correspondence, reports, newspaper clippings and other papers of various departments and offices of the Isthmian Canal commission. Subjects covered include matters related to canal construction, relations with the Republic of Panama, and all aspects of the civil administration of the Canal Zone.