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Canal Zone

LC control no.n 79151431
Descriptive conventionsrda
Geographic headingCanal Zone
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Geographic subdivision usagePanama--Canal Zone
Variant(s)Panama Canal Zone
Panama Canal (Government)
Canal Zone Government
See alsoIsthmian Canal Commission (U.S.)
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Panama Canal Company
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Successor: United States. Panama Canal Commission
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Special noteSUBJECT USAGE: As a geographic subdivision, this heading is used indirectly through Panama.
Found inCanal Zone. Governor. Annual report ... 1951: p. iii (Effective July 1, 1951, the governmental functions previously performed by the Panama Canal were transferred to a new agency designated as the Canal Zone Government. All activities other than of a strictly governmental nature were transferred to the new Panama Canal Company, which also absorbed the Panama Railroad Company)
Merriam-Webster's geog. dict., 1997 (Canal Zone ceased to exist as formal political entity Oct. 1, 1979)
Manual of information concerning employment for The Panama Canal, 1940: t.p. (Panama Canal) t.p. verso (Chief of Office, The Panama Canal, Washington, D.C.) p. 3 (Canal Zone is, in effect, a government reservation, all land being owned by the United States Government) p. 17 (organization for the operation of the Canal and the government of the Canal Zone has been established by the President [U.S.] in conformity with the Panama Canal Act of August 24, 1912. Authority is vested in the Governor ... the Governor is also President of the Panama Railroad Company) p. 4 of cover (Seal of the Canal Zone Isthmus of Panama)
Lock model tests, design 3, 1942: t.p. (United States, The Panama Canal)
The Third Locks Project, 1941: p. 3 (Governor of the Panama Canal was authorized and directed by Congress)
Guide to Federal records ... 1995, v. 2: sec. 185.7 (Panama Canal; est. Jan. 27, 1914, eff. Apr. 1, 1914, as permanent govt. of the Canal Zone and as operating agency for the Panama Canal, superseding the 2nd Isthmian Canal Commission; abolished by an act of Sept. 26, 1950, eff. July 1, 1951, its civil government functions were assigned to the Canal Zone Government and its operating functions were transferred to the Panama Canal Company (formerly Panama Railroad Company)) sec. 185.8 (Canal Zone Government and the Panama Canal Company; designated as civil govt. and operating agency, resp., of the Canal Zone and the Panama Canal, eff. July 1, 1951, by an act of Sept. 26, 1950, replacing The Panama Canal; superseded by the Panama Canal Commission, 1979)
Organization Directory, January 6, 1975: caption (Canal Zone Government; Panama Canal Company)
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