William S. Webb photographs of excavations in Norris basin
Webb, William S. (William Snyder), 1882-1964 Search this
6 Prints (silver gelatin)
Tennessee -- Antiquities
Scope and Contents note:
Photographs depicting temple and mound excavations in Norris basin, Tennessee.
William S. Webb (1882-1964) was Head of the Department of Anthropology and Archaeology as well as the Department of Physics at the University of Kentucky. During the 1930s he coordinated archeological excavations in Tennessee, northern Alabama, and western Kentucky for the Tennessee Valley Authority. He documented these excavations in BAE Bulletins 118, 122, and 129.
Local Call Number(s):
NAA Photo Lot 73-17
Location of Other Archival Materials:
Correspondence from Webb can be found in other collections within the National Anthropological Archives, including the records of the Bureau of Ethnology, the records of the River Basin Surveys, and collections of personal papers.
The National Anthropological Archives holds MS 3435-d, James Bennet Griffin and William Webb's manuscript on Tennessee Valley Archeology.
Additional photographs relating to Webb's archaeological work may be found in the National Anthropological Archives in Photo Lot 24.
Little Bear Creek site Ct8° : Colbert County, Alabama, / by Wm. S. Webb and David L. DeJarnette ; prepared with the assistance of the Work Projects Administration and the cooperation of the Tennesse Valley Authority
The Perry site Lu 25, units 3 and 4, Lauderdale Co., Alabama / by Wm. S. Webb and David L. De Jarnette. Prepared with the assistance of the Work Projects Administration and the cooperation of the Tennessee Valley Authority