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MS 4851 Frank Harold Hanna Roberts, Jr., papers and photographs

Creator:
Roberts, Frank H. H. (Frank Harold Hanna), 1897-1966  Search this
Greenwood, Walter B.  Search this
Hill, Ernest H. Jr  Search this
Kyte, Dorothy  Search this
Leonard, Jane  Search this
Morgan, Dorothy  Search this
Smith, George Hubert  Search this
Stern, Theodore  Search this
Stewart, T. D. (Thomas Dale), 1901-1997  Search this
United States. Federal Civil Works Administration  Search this
Correspondent:
Allyn, Harriet M.  Search this
Antevs, Ernst V.  Search this
Baker, Frank C.  Search this
Chaney, Ralph W.  Search this
Eiseley, Loren C., 1907-1977  Search this
Figgins, J.D.  Search this
Gazin, C. Lewis (Charles Lewis), 1904-1996  Search this
Guthe, Carl E. (Carl Eugen), 1893-1974  Search this
Hall, Marion  Search this
Harcus, John  Search this
Haury, Emil W. (Emil Walter), 1904-1992  Search this
Hitchcock, Virginia Beth  Search this
Hooton, Earnest Albert, 1887-1954  Search this
Howard, Edgar B.  Search this
Hrdlička, Aleš, 1869-1943  Search this
Judd, Neil Merton, 1887-1976  Search this
Judson, Sheldon  Search this
Kellogg, A. Remington  Search this
Krieger, Alex D. (Alex Dony), 1911-1991  Search this
Leonard, Jane  Search this
McCarty, Oscar  Search this
Miller, Carl F.  Search this
Moomaw, Jack C.  Search this
Ray, Cyrus N.  Search this
Reiter, Paul David  Search this
Richards, Horace G.  Search this
Shapiro, Harry L. (Harry Lionel), 1902-1990  Search this
Shepard, Anna O.  Search this
Van Devanter, D.W.  Search this
Van Riet, Clarence  Search this
Wheat, Joe Ben  Search this
Woodbury, George  Search this
Author:
Judd, Neil Merton, 1887-1976  Search this
Anderson, Jack C.  Search this
Baby, Raymond S.  Search this
Atkins, Ruth  Search this
Deacon, John C.  Search this
Extent:
1 Item (Papers : 5.4 linear feet (16 boxes)
1 Item (Photographs : ca 3100 prints and negatives)
1 Item (Maps and illustrations )
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Place:
United States -- Archeology
Bc53, Chaco Canyon, New Mexico -- Archeology
Chaco Canyon (N.M.) -- Archeology
Colorado -- Archeology
Arizona -- Archeology
New Mexico -- Archeology
Agate Basin, Wyoming -- Archeology
Date:
undated
Scope and Contents:
This collection of Rober's papers and photographs is almost excluvely concerned with his scientific fieldwork and resulting publications. It is not complete; for example, there is little in the photographs concerning his work at Agate Basin in Wyoming (though some related site forms are part of the records of the River Basin Surveys). Apparently, some of the series that form the records of the RBS began as Roberts's own files and were simply continued once his interest turned to the administration of the RBS. For instance, there is correspondence concerning Robert's work in New Mexico among the RBS correspondence series. The file of correspondence in manuscript 4851 is a miscellany with few letters from any one correspondent.
Biographical / Historical:
Frank H.H. Roberts, Jr. studied history and English at the University of Denver and after receiving his B.A.worked briefly as a journalist. Entering graduate school at Denver he was influenced by Etienne Bernadeau Renaud and, later, Jean Allard Jeacon. Although his studies toward a master's degree were in political science, he carried out archeological work among ruins in the Piedra-Pagosa region of the San Juan River valley in southwestern Colorado and became an instructor in archeology at the University of Denver. In 1923, he became an assistant curator at the Colorado State Museum.
Robert's formal training in archeology came through subsequent studies at Harvard University, where he received a Ph.D. in 1927. While a student, he worked during the summers of 1925 and 1926 for Neil Merton Judd on expeditions to Chaco Canyon. Judd offered him the opportunity to study pottery sequences, expanding upon work already carried out successfully for the Piedra region. From his work under Judd, Roberts produced his dissertation. The work also led to a permanent appointment as an archeologist with the Smithsonian's Bureau of American Ethnology in 1926.
For some time after this, Roberts continued to work primarily among ruins in the Southwest. In 1927, he conducted excavations at Shabik'esche Village in Chaco Canyon and carried on excavations at Kiathuthlunna on the Long H Ranch in eastern Arizona. In 1930, he excavated in the Village of the Great Kivas on the Zuni reservation and, in 1931-1933, worked along the Whitewater River in eastern Arizona and at a site near Allantown, Arizona. For the University of New Mexico Field School in 1940-1941, Roberts directed expeditions to the Bc-53 site in Chaco Canyon.
Throughout this work Roberts's primary interest was "the early structure and sequences of Southwestern culture." This led to Roberts's ultimate interest in the problem of early man in America. He was asked to inspect the discoveries at the original Fosom site in 1927, and over time became convinced of an error in contemporary thinking about the relatively recent arrival of humans in the New World. He was increasingly drawn to study the problem and particuarly after 1933, devoted most of his field work to it. Between 1934 and 1940, he worked at Lindenmeier, a Folsom campsite in northern Colorado. In 1941, he excavated the Mons site near the Peaks of Otter in Virginia, though failing to find expected remains of early man. In the same year, he worked at a Folsom site at San Jon, New Mexico, and, in 1942, another Folsom site in the Agate Basin in Wyoming. In 1943--again in connection with this interest in early man--he carried out a reconnaissance of the Clear Fork of the Brazos River in Texas. In addition, Roberts inspected other sites in Colorado, Arizona, Wyoming, Nebraska, and Saskatchewan.
Roberts also worked briefly with other interests. In 1932, he served as an advisor to the Carnegie Institution of Washington, D.C., in its excavation at Chichen Itza and Uxmal in the Yucatan. In 1933-1934, he conducted a Civil Works Administration expedition to excavate mounds in the Shiloh National Military Park in Tennessee. In 1956-1960, he was on the advisory council for the National Park Service's Wetherill Mesa Project.
In the administration of the Bureau of American Ethnology, Roberts became the assistant chief under Matthew Williams Stirling in 1944. In 1946, he became, in addition, the director of the BAE's River Basin Surveys, a salvage archeological program concerned with areas where the federal government was planning dams and reservoirs. In 1947, he became the associate director of the BAE and, in 1958, its director. In addition to these duties and his scientific work, Roberts served as American representative to the League of Nations' International Conference of Archeologists at Cairo in 1937 and as representative on the International Commission for Sites and Monuments in 1939-1942. During World War II, he was involved with the Ethnogeographic Board, an organization that provided liaison between federal war agencies and the scientific community. For the board, Roberts prepared a survival manual and a volume on Egypt and the Suez Canal that was issued as one of the Smithsonian's War Background Studies. For several years later in his life, Roberts was also on the National Council for Historical Sites and Buildings. He also served the Smithsonian on committees concerned primarily with personnel.
Outside official duties, Roberts represented the American Anthropological Association on the National Research Council in 1935-1949. In 1936, he was president of the Anthropological Society of Washington and, in 1944, vice president of the AAA. In 1949, he became president of the Washington Academy of Sciences. A founding member of the Society for American Archaeology and a member of the committee that drafts its constitution and bylaws, Roberts served that organization as president in 1950. In 1952, he became a vice president of the American Association for the Advancement of Science.
Local Numbers:
MS 4851
Restrictions:
The photographic negatives are in special storage and require advance notice to view.
Topic:
Early man -- in America  Search this
Shiloh National Military Park  Search this
Lindenmeier site, Colorado -- Archeology  Search this
Shiloh Mound, Tennessee -- Archeology  Search this
San Jon, New Mexico -- Archeology  Search this
Piedra District, Colorado -- Archeology  Search this
Kiathuthlanna, Arizona -- Archeology  Search this
Village of the Great Kivas, New Mexico -- Archeology  Search this
Whitewater District, Arizona -- Archeology  Search this
Wyoming -- Archeology  Search this
Clear Fork site, Texas -- Archeology  Search this
Texas -- Archeology  Search this
Pagosa Springs, Colorado -- archeolgoy  Search this
Peaks of Otter -- Virginia -- Archeology  Search this
Virginia -- Archeology  Search this
Citation:
MS 4851, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.MS4851
See more items in:
MS 4851 Frank Harold Hanna Roberts, Jr., papers and photographs
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-ms4851
Additional Online Media:

Zuni Workmen

Creator:
Roberts, Frank H. H. (Frank Harold Hanna), 1897-1966  Search this
Collection Creator:
Roberts, Frank H. H. (Frank Harold Hanna), 1897-1966  Search this
Greenwood, Walter B.  Search this
Hill, Ernest H. Jr  Search this
Kyte, Dorothy  Search this
Leonard, Jane  Search this
Morgan, Dorothy  Search this
Smith, George Hubert  Search this
Stern, Theodore  Search this
Stewart, T. D. (Thomas Dale), 1901-1997  Search this
United States. Federal Civil Works Administration  Search this
Collection Correspondent:
Allyn, Harriet M.  Search this
Antevs, Ernst V.  Search this
Baker, Frank C.  Search this
Chaney, Ralph W.  Search this
Eiseley, Loren C., 1907-1977  Search this
Figgins, J.D.  Search this
Gazin, C. Lewis (Charles Lewis), 1904-1996  Search this
Guthe, Carl E. (Carl Eugen), 1893-1974  Search this
Hall, Marion  Search this
Harcus, John  Search this
Haury, Emil W. (Emil Walter), 1904-1992  Search this
Hitchcock, Virginia Beth  Search this
Hooton, Earnest Albert, 1887-1954  Search this
Howard, Edgar B.  Search this
Hrdlička, Aleš, 1869-1943  Search this
Judd, Neil Merton, 1887-1976  Search this
Judson, Sheldon  Search this
Kellogg, A. Remington  Search this
Krieger, Alex D. (Alex Dony), 1911-1991  Search this
Leonard, Jane  Search this
McCarty, Oscar  Search this
Miller, Carl F.  Search this
Moomaw, Jack C.  Search this
Ray, Cyrus N.  Search this
Reiter, Paul David  Search this
Richards, Horace G.  Search this
Shapiro, Harry L. (Harry Lionel), 1902-1990  Search this
Shepard, Anna O.  Search this
Van Devanter, D.W.  Search this
Van Riet, Clarence  Search this
Wheat, Joe Ben  Search this
Woodbury, George  Search this
Collection Author:
Judd, Neil Merton, 1887-1976  Search this
Anderson, Jack C.  Search this
Baby, Raymond S.  Search this
Atkins, Ruth  Search this
Deacon, John C.  Search this
Extent:
1 Photograph (003 in x 005 in)
Culture:
Zuni Indians  Search this
Indians of North America -- Southwest, New  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Photographs
Scope and Contents:
Eight men standing in western dress, six with type of headdress, not feathers, two with western hats. One holding what looks like a bow. Village of the Great Kivas, New Mexico.
Local Numbers:
NAA INV 10000220

NAA MS 4851

OPPS NEG 79-11638
Local Note:
Black and white photoprint
Place:
New Mexico Zuni Pueblo
Forms part of:
Frank Harold Hanna Roberts Colln Smithsonian Institution National Anthropological Archives
Collection Restrictions:
The photographic negatives are in special storage and require advance notice to view.
Genre/Form:
Photographs
Collection Citation:
MS 4851, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
See more items in:
MS 4851 Frank Harold Hanna Roberts, Jr., papers and photographs
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-naa-ms4851-ref1

Petroglyphs

Creator:
Roberts, Frank H. H. (Frank Harold Hanna), 1897-1966  Search this
Collection Creator:
Roberts, Frank H. H. (Frank Harold Hanna), 1897-1966  Search this
Greenwood, Walter B.  Search this
Hill, Ernest H. Jr  Search this
Kyte, Dorothy  Search this
Leonard, Jane  Search this
Morgan, Dorothy  Search this
Smith, George Hubert  Search this
Stern, Theodore  Search this
Stewart, T. D. (Thomas Dale), 1901-1997  Search this
United States. Federal Civil Works Administration  Search this
Collection Correspondent:
Allyn, Harriet M.  Search this
Antevs, Ernst V.  Search this
Baker, Frank C.  Search this
Chaney, Ralph W.  Search this
Eiseley, Loren C., 1907-1977  Search this
Figgins, J.D.  Search this
Gazin, C. Lewis (Charles Lewis), 1904-1996  Search this
Guthe, Carl E. (Carl Eugen), 1893-1974  Search this
Hall, Marion  Search this
Harcus, John  Search this
Haury, Emil W. (Emil Walter), 1904-1992  Search this
Hitchcock, Virginia Beth  Search this
Hooton, Earnest Albert, 1887-1954  Search this
Howard, Edgar B.  Search this
Hrdlička, Aleš, 1869-1943  Search this
Judd, Neil Merton, 1887-1976  Search this
Judson, Sheldon  Search this
Kellogg, A. Remington  Search this
Krieger, Alex D. (Alex Dony), 1911-1991  Search this
Leonard, Jane  Search this
McCarty, Oscar  Search this
Miller, Carl F.  Search this
Moomaw, Jack C.  Search this
Ray, Cyrus N.  Search this
Reiter, Paul David  Search this
Richards, Horace G.  Search this
Shapiro, Harry L. (Harry Lionel), 1902-1990  Search this
Shepard, Anna O.  Search this
Van Devanter, D.W.  Search this
Van Riet, Clarence  Search this
Wheat, Joe Ben  Search this
Woodbury, George  Search this
Collection Author:
Judd, Neil Merton, 1887-1976  Search this
Anderson, Jack C.  Search this
Baby, Raymond S.  Search this
Atkins, Ruth  Search this
Deacon, John C.  Search this
Extent:
1 Photograph (003 in x 005 in)
Culture:
Zuni Indians  Search this
Indians of North America -- Southwest, New  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Photographs
Scope and Contents:
Pictographs of animals and other items on rock. To the left are the words "Bob Hudson"; to the right is a feathered headdress. Village of the Great Kivas, New Mexico.
Local Numbers:
NAA INV 10000221

NAA MS 4851

OPPS NEG 79-11643
Local Note:
Black and white photoprint
Place:
New Mexico Zuni Pueblo
Forms part of:
Frank Harold Hanna Roberts Colln Smithsonian Institution National Anthropological Archives
Collection Restrictions:
The photographic negatives are in special storage and require advance notice to view.
Genre/Form:
Photographs
Collection Citation:
MS 4851, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
See more items in:
MS 4851 Frank Harold Hanna Roberts, Jr., papers and photographs
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-naa-ms4851-ref2

River Basin Surveys Records 1928-1960 1947-1969

Creator:
River Basin Surveys  Search this
Davis, Edward Mott  Search this
Griffin, James Bennett  Search this
Kehoe, Thomas Francis  Search this
Wyllie, John Cook  Search this
Correspondent:
Caldwell, Joseph Ralston  Search this
Casanova, Richard L  Search this
Caldwell, Warren W  Search this
Case, Charles Calvin  Search this
Campbell, John M  Search this
Caton, Jewell Brown  Search this
Caywood, Louis R  Search this
Cape, T.W  Search this
Chace, Charles E  Search this
Carmichael, Leonard  Search this
Chapman, Carl H  Search this
Chase, David W  Search this
Cheney, George A  Search this
Coale, George L  Search this
Coe, Joffre L  Search this
Cole, David L  Search this
Colton, Harold Sellers  Search this
Conner, Stuart W  Search this
Connolly, James B  Search this
Coogan, Alan H  Search this
Cook, Harold J  Search this
Cooper, Paul Lemen 1909-1961  Search this
Corbett, John M  Search this
Cotter, John Lambert  Search this
Cowan, Richard S. 1921-1997  Search this
Crabtree, Robert  Search this
Cressman, Luther Sheeleigh  Search this
Cross, Dorothy  Search this
Cumming, Robert B  Search this
Cutler, Hugh C. 1912-1998  Search this
Danson, Edward B  Search this
Daugherty, Richard D  Search this
Davidson, Jesse  Search this
Davis, Leslie B  Search this
DeBusk, Charles R  Search this
Deetz, James J.F  Search this
Dellinger, S.F  Search this
DeJarnette, David Lloyd  Search this
Demaray, A.E  Search this
Denfuku, Hiroshi  Search this
Deuel, Thorne  Search this
Dick, Herbert William  Search this
Douglass, Robert C  Search this
Drake, Robert J  Search this
Drucker, Philip 1911  Search this
Essington, Joseph H  Search this
Evans, Glen L  Search this
Ewald, Paul A  Search this
Fairbanks, Charles Herron 1913-  Search this
Fenenga, Franklin  Search this
Folan, William J  Search this
Fontana, Bernard Lee  Search this
Frankfurter, W.D  Search this
Frey, Donald C  Search this
Fridley, russell W  Search this
Gant, Robert  Search this
Garth, Thomas R  Search this
Goggin, John Mann  Search this
Golden, Bernard  Search this
Goldfrank, Esther Schiff  Search this
Gradwohl, David M  Search this
Greengo, Robert Eugene  Search this
Gregory, Joseph T  Search this
Griffin, John W  Search this
Haag, William George  Search this
Hadleigh-West, Frederick  Search this
Hamilton, Henry W  Search this
Harrington, Jean C  Search this
Hartle, Donald D  Search this
Haury, Emil Walter  Search this
Hedden, Mark  Search this
Heizer, Robert Fleming 1915-1979  Search this
Helmen, Vernon R  Search this
Herskovits, Melville J (Melville Jean) 1895-1963  Search this
Hester, James J  Search this
Hewes, Gordon Winant  Search this
Hibbens, Frank Cummings  Search this
Hilger, Marie Inez Sister 1891-1977  Search this
Hill, A.T  Search this
Hill, Willard Williams  Search this
Hoffman, John J  Search this
Hodgden, Linwood  Search this
Holm, Martin N.B  Search this
Howard, James Henri  Search this
Hughes, Jack T  Search this
Hunt, Charles B  Search this
Hurst, C.T  Search this
Hurt, Wesley Robert  Search this
Huscher, Harold A  Search this
Husted, Wilfred  Search this
Hyde, George E  Search this
Ilford, Lloyd A.W  Search this
Irving, William Nathaniel  Search this
Irwin, Henry T  Search this
Jelks, Edward B  Search this
Jennings, Jesse David  Search this
Jensen, R.S  Search this
Johnson, Alfred Edward  Search this
Johnson, Frederick 1904-1994  Search this
Johnson, Leonard G  Search this
Johnson, Richard B  Search this
Jones, David T  Search this
Jones, Walter B  Search this
Judson, Sheldon  Search this
Kahler, Herbert E  Search this
Kellogg, A. Remington  Search this
Kelly, Arthur Randolph  Search this
King, William S  Search this
Kingman, Eugene 1909-1975  Search this
Kivett, Marving F  Search this
Drieger, Alex Dony  Search this
Lancaster, Sunnie F  Search this
Lange, Charles Henry  Search this
Le Claire, Peter  Search this
Lee, Ronald F  Search this
Lehmer, Donald Jayne 1918-1975  Search this
Lewis, Thomas M.N  Search this
Lister, Robert  Search this
Logan, Wilfred D  Search this
Mallory, Oscar L  Search this
Malouf, Carling  Search this
Mattes, Merrill J  Search this
Mayer-Oakes, William James  Search this
McCary, B.C  Search this
McCracken, Harold  Search this
McGimsey, Charles R  Search this
McGregor, John C  Search this
McMichael, Edward V  Search this
McNeish, R.S  Search this
McNutt, Charles H  Search this
Metcalf, George 1900-1975  Search this
Miller, Carl F  Search this
Milligan, Edward W  Search this
Mills, John E  Search this
Mohr, Albert  Search this
Morse, Dan F  Search this
Mosbaugh, Harold S  Search this
Muller, Jon D  Search this
Mulloy, William  Search this
Neitzel, Robert S  Search this
Neuman, Robert W  Search this
Nicerson, Norton H  Search this
Norona, Delf  Search this
Nusbaum, Jesse L (Jesse Logan)  Search this
Ogle, Robert L  Search this
Omwake, Henri Geiger 1907-1967  Search this
Osborn, Homer Douglas  Search this
Over, W. H  Search this
Pendleton, La Verne  Search this
Proctor, Charles  Search this
Reed, Erik Kellerman  Search this
Reiter, Paul David  Search this
Riddell, Francis A  Search this
Riddell, H.S  Search this
Rights, Douglas L  Search this
Ring, E. Raymond Jr  Search this
Ritchie, William A  Search this
Roberts, Frank H. H (Frank Harold Hanna) 1897-1966  Search this
Roberts, John M  Search this
Romano, Octavio  Search this
Rouse, Irving  Search this
Row, Paul R  Search this
Rowe, John Howland  Search this
Ruppe, Reynold J  Search this
Salisbury, Robert C  Search this
Schnell, Frank  Search this
Schnell, Frank Jr  Search this
Schroeder, Albert H  Search this
Schultz, C. Bertrand  Search this
Schumacher, Paul J. F  Search this
Sellards, Elias Howard  Search this
Setzler, Frank M (Frank Maryl) 1902-1975  Search this
Shalkop, R.L  Search this
Shiner, Joel L  Search this
Shippee, J.M  Search this
Simmons, J.W  Search this
Simpson, Ruth D  Search this
Smiley, Terah L  Search this
Smith, Allan H  Search this
Smith, Arthur G  Search this
Smith, Carlyle S  Search this
Smith, G. Hubert  Search this
Solecki, Ralph S  Search this
Spaulding, Albert Clanton 1914-1990  Search this
Squires, Donald Fleming  Search this
St. Hoyme, Lucile Eleanor  Search this
Steen, Charles R  Search this
Stephenson, Robert Lloyd  Search this
Stewart, Omer C  Search this
Strong, William Duncan 1899-1962  Search this
Swanson, Earl H  Search this
Tax, Sol 1907-  Search this
Taylor, Dee C  Search this
Taylor, Walter W. Jr  Search this
Thompson, Raymond H  Search this
Tobin, S.J  Search this
Tolstoy, Paul  Search this
Tomsyck, Lawrence  Search this
Tong, Marvin E Jr  Search this
Toulouse, Joseph H  Search this
Vaillant, George Clapp  Search this
Valentine, Willard L  Search this
Wallace, William J  Search this
Walter, Edwin F  Search this
Watson, Virginia  Search this
Webb, William S (William Snyder) 1882-1964  Search this
Wedel, Waldo R (Waldo Rudolph) 1908-1996  Search this
Weekly, Ward F  Search this
Welmuth, Roscoe  Search this
Wendorf, Fred  Search this
Wenner, David J  Search this
Wetmore, Alexander 1886-1978  Search this
Wettlaufer, Boyd  Search this
Wheat, Joe Ben  Search this
Wheeler, Richard Page  Search this
Wheeler-Voegelin, Erminie 1903-1988  Search this
White, Theodore E  Search this
Willey, Gordon Randolph  Search this
Williams, Stephen  Search this
Withers, Arnold M  Search this
Withers, Arnold M  Search this
Witthoft, John  Search this
Witty, Thomas A  Search this
Wood, Laurison  Search this
Wood, W. Raymond  Search this
Woodbury, Richard Benjamin  Search this
Woolworth, Alan R  Search this
Wormington, Hannah Marie  Search this
Wright, Herbert  Search this
Corres:
Campbell, Thomas Nolan  Search this
Correspondnet:
Champe, John Leland  Search this
Corresponent:
Fraser, Dorothy E  Search this
Correspon:
Johnson, O. Elden  Search this
Correspndent:
Libby, W.F  Search this
Schwartz, Douglas Wright  Search this
Corre:
Sears, William H  Search this
Physical description:
376 feet
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1928-1960
1947-1969
Data Source:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_87865

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