Friends of the PCMC

Logo for the Friends of the Panama Canal Museum Collection

You are invited to become a part of the Panama Canal Museum Collection at the University of Florida by joining the Friends of the Panama Canal Museum Collection. 

Becoming a member of the PCMC Friends means more than a donation. It is a partnership — aimed at helping to preserve our history. Your generous donation can support the Panama Canal Museum Collection, events and exhibits, oral histories and research awards.

Join the Friends of the Panama Canal Collection online at https://apps.uflib.ufl.edu/pcmmembership/. Membership starts at only $26 per year.

  • Gaillard (Individual) $26+
  • Gaillard (Household) $50+
  • Gorgas $125+
  • Sibert $250+
  • Stevens $500+
  • Goethals $750+
  • Roosevelt $1,000+

Please visit our Donate & Support page if you are interested in other opportunities to support the collection, including endowments and planned giving. Everyone who makes a donation of $26 or more to any of our endowments automatically becomes a member of the PCMC Friends. Thank you for being a Friend!


Join the 2023 Friends Cruise!

Join the Friends of the PCMC for a 15-Day Ocean to Ocean Panama Canal Princess Cruise, January 17-February 1, 2023. The cruise will originate in San Diego and end in Fort Lauderdale with ports of call in Mexico, Nicaragua, Costa Rica, and Colombia – PLUS a day on the Pacific side of Panama and a transit of the new locks. Prices start at $1859 per person. For more information, please see the flyer, or contact Lori Snow or Pat Pritchard at 770-339-9961.


Executive Council of the Friends of the PCMC

  • Joseph J. Wood, President
  • Katherine E. Egolf, Vice President
  • Judith C. Russell, Ex Officio Member (Dean of Libraries)
  • Bill McLaughlin, Panama Canal Society Representative
  • William Angrick
  • Edward B. English
  • Mickey Walker Fitzgerald
  • Paul D. Glassburn
  • John Husum
  • Robert J. Karrer, Jr.
  • Carol F. Meyer
  • Carole Walker Miller
  • Joan McCullough Ohman
  • Janice Grimison Scott
  • Cheryl Peterson Russell
  • Frank Townsend
  • Bradley Wilde
  • Robert F. Zumbado