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Photographs and report on the Wetherill Mesa Archeological Project, circa 1964

view Photographs and report on the Wetherill Mesa Archeological Project, circa 1964 digital asset number 1
Probable collector and author:
Osborne, Douglas
Probable photographer:
Mang, Fred E. Jr
Possible collector:
United States National Park Service
National Geographic Society (U.S.)
Depicted:
Cattanach, George S
Osborne, Carolyn M
Rohn, Arthur H. 1929-
Wheeler, Richard Page
Erdman, James A
Welsh, Stanley L
Nichols, Robert F
Swannack, Jervis D
Hayes, Alden C
Physical description:
61 prints : silver gelatin
Report : 20 pages and 8 photographic prints
Type:
Photographs
Collection descriptions
Date:
1959
circa 1964
Notes:
Funded by the National Park Service and the National Geographic Society, the Wetherill Mesa Archeological Project excavated 15 sites on Wetherill Mesa in Mesa Verde National Park from 1958 to 1963. Under the supervision of Douglas Osborne, the project included archeologists Alden C. Hayes, George S. Cattanach, Arthur H. Rohn Jr., J. Anthony Pomeroy, and advisors Frank H. H. Roberts Jr., Emil W. Haury, J. O. Bew, and Robert H. Lister. The project photographer was Fred E. Mang Jr., who arrived in 1961.
Summary:
Photographs and papers documenting the Wetherill Mesa Archeological Project in Mesa Verde National Park. The photographs depict collection and analysis of specimens, site excavation and stabilization, archeological surveying, and other activites and people associated with the project. The collection also includes the project's annual report to the National Geographic Society for 1964; the report includes status of ancillary studies, a budgetary report, and additional photographs documenting the project.
Cite as:
Photo Lot 134A, Photographs and report on the Wetherill Mesa Archeological Project, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Local number:
NAA Photo Lot 134A
Data Source:
National Anthropological Archives

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