Browse Collections (17 total)

Legend of the Esperanza


These articles chronicle the legend of the wreck of the pirate ship Esperanza, whose treasure was said to be buried on Palmyra. By all accounts the…

Nature Conservancy Archives

Honolulu Magazine-Jan 1984.pdf

These materials have been donated to the Nature Conservancy, and are included in the archive with their permission. Most are personal effects of…

Bob Krauss on Palmyra

A 1979 09 17 A1.pdf

Four part series on Palmyra, written by then columnist for the Honolulu Advertiser, Bob Krauss.

Maps & Diagrams

Palmyra Island - USS Portsmouth.JPG

A collection of maps and diagrams, dating back to the 1800's, from various public and private organizations.

Pacific Ocean Biological Survey Program (POBSP)


From 1963 to 1969, the Smithsonian Institute sent researchers to many of the smaller and often uninhabited islands of the Pacific to record the living…

Amatuer Radio QSL Cards


World War 2