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William Gedney Beatty glass plate negatives collection

Photographer:
Beatty, William Gedney  Search this
Extent:
5 glass plate negatives
1 contact print
Culture:
Pueblo (Anasazi) (archaeological)  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Glass plate negatives
Contact prints
Glass plate negatives
Place:
Mesa Verde National Park (Colo.)
Date:
circa 1892-1900
Summary:
The William Gedney Beatty glass plate negatives collection contains 5 photographs depicting Ancestral Puebloan cliff dwelling sites at Mesa Verde, Colorado prior to restoration, circa 1892-1900. The collection was photographed or collected by architect and artist W. Gedney Beatty.
Scope and Contents:
This collection contains 5 glass plate negatives (and 1 contact print) depicting Ancestral Puebloan cliff dwelling sites (pre-restoration) at Mesa Verde, Colorado, circa 1892-1900. The photographs depict Spruce Tree House and Cliff Palace prior to archaeological preservation.

It is unclear whether architect W. Gedney Beatty (1869-1941) shot the photographs or he collected them.
Arrangement:
Photographs arranged in catalog number order in glass plate negative box 56-2.
Biographical / Historical:
William Gedney Beatty was born in New York on Jun 27, 1868 to John C. Beatty and Hetty Bull Beatty. W. Gedney worked in New York City as an architect and painter. He was also a collector and bequested large collections of books and gemstones to museums including the Metropolitan Museum of Art. His siblings included Robert Beatty (1872- 1942) and Sir Alfred Chester Beatty (1875-1968), who was a successful mining entrepreneur and collector. W. Gedney died on July 1, 1941.
Related Materials:
The National Museum of the American Indian Archives Center also holds the John Wetherill lantern slide collection (NMAI.AC.106), which contains glass lantern slides depicting Mesa Verde shot by Wetherill circa 1892.
Provenance:
Gift of A. Hyatt Mayor, 1956.
Restrictions:
Access is by appointment only, Monday - Friday, 9:30 am - 4:30 pm. Please contact the archives to make an appointment.
Rights:
Permission to publish materials from the collection must be requested from National Museum of the American Indian Archive Center. Please submit a written request to nmaiphotos@si.edu. For personal or classroom use, users are invited to download, print, photocopy, and distribute the images that are available online without prior written permission, provided that the files are not modified in any way, the Smithsonian Institution copyright notice (where applicable) is included, and the source of the image is identified as the National Museum of the American Indian. For more information please see the Smithsonian's Terms of Use and NMAI Archive Center's Digital Image request website.
Topic:
Photographs  Search this
Genre/Form:
Glass plate negatives
Citation:
Identification of specific item; Date (if known); William Gedney Beatty glass plate negatives collection, image #, NMAI.AC.160. National Museum of the American Indian Archives, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
NMAI.AC.160
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William Gedney Beatty glass plate negatives collection
Archival Repository:
National Museum of the American Indian
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-nmai-ac-160
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Spruce Tree House

Collection Photographer:
Beatty, William Gedney  Search this
Extent:
1 glass plate negative
Container:
Box 56-2
Culture:
Pueblo (Anasazi) (archaeological)  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Negatives
Glass plate negatives
Date:
circa 1892-1900
Scope and Contents:
Glass plate negative depicting Ancestral Puebloan site Spruce Tree House (pre-restoration) at Mesa Verde, Colorado (later established as Mesa Verde National Park).
Collection Restrictions:
Access is by appointment only, Monday - Friday, 9:30 am - 4:30 pm. Please contact the archives to make an appointment.
Collection Rights:
Permission to publish materials from the collection must be requested from National Museum of the American Indian Archive Center. Please submit a written request to nmaiphotos@si.edu. For personal or classroom use, users are invited to download, print, photocopy, and distribute the images that are available online without prior written permission, provided that the files are not modified in any way, the Smithsonian Institution copyright notice (where applicable) is included, and the source of the image is identified as the National Museum of the American Indian. For more information please see the Smithsonian's Terms of Use and NMAI Archive Center's Digital Image request website.
Collection Citation:
Identification of specific item; Date (if known); William Gedney Beatty glass plate negatives collection, image #, NMAI.AC.160. National Museum of the American Indian Archives, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
NMAI.AC.160, Item N32840
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William Gedney Beatty glass plate negatives collection
Archival Repository:
National Museum of the American Indian
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmai-ac-160-ref2

Cliff Palace

Collection Photographer:
Beatty, William Gedney  Search this
Extent:
1 glass plate negative
Container:
Box 56-2
Culture:
Pueblo (Anasazi) (archaeological)  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Negatives
Glass plate negatives
Date:
circa 1892-1900
Scope and Contents:
Glass plate negative depicting the Ancestral Puebloan site of Cliff Palace at Mesa Verde, Colorado (later established as Mesa Verde National Park).
Collection Restrictions:
Access is by appointment only, Monday - Friday, 9:30 am - 4:30 pm. Please contact the archives to make an appointment.
Collection Rights:
Permission to publish materials from the collection must be requested from National Museum of the American Indian Archive Center. Please submit a written request to nmaiphotos@si.edu. For personal or classroom use, users are invited to download, print, photocopy, and distribute the images that are available online without prior written permission, provided that the files are not modified in any way, the Smithsonian Institution copyright notice (where applicable) is included, and the source of the image is identified as the National Museum of the American Indian. For more information please see the Smithsonian's Terms of Use and NMAI Archive Center's Digital Image request website.
Collection Citation:
Identification of specific item; Date (if known); William Gedney Beatty glass plate negatives collection, image #, NMAI.AC.160. National Museum of the American Indian Archives, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
NMAI.AC.160, Item N32841
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William Gedney Beatty glass plate negatives collection
Archival Repository:
National Museum of the American Indian
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmai-ac-160-ref3

Cliff Palace

Collection Photographer:
Beatty, William Gedney  Search this
Extent:
1 glass plate negative
Container:
Box 56-2
Culture:
Pueblo (Anasazi) (archaeological)  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Negatives
Glass plate negatives
Date:
circa 1892-1900
Scope and Contents:
Glass plate negative depicting the Ancestral Puebloan site of Cliff Palace at Mesa Verde, Colorado (later established as Mesa Verde National Park).
Collection Restrictions:
Access is by appointment only, Monday - Friday, 9:30 am - 4:30 pm. Please contact the archives to make an appointment.
Collection Rights:
Permission to publish materials from the collection must be requested from National Museum of the American Indian Archive Center. Please submit a written request to nmaiphotos@si.edu. For personal or classroom use, users are invited to download, print, photocopy, and distribute the images that are available online without prior written permission, provided that the files are not modified in any way, the Smithsonian Institution copyright notice (where applicable) is included, and the source of the image is identified as the National Museum of the American Indian. For more information please see the Smithsonian's Terms of Use and NMAI Archive Center's Digital Image request website.
Collection Citation:
Identification of specific item; Date (if known); William Gedney Beatty glass plate negatives collection, image #, NMAI.AC.160. National Museum of the American Indian Archives, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
NMAI.AC.160, Item N32842
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William Gedney Beatty glass plate negatives collection
Archival Repository:
National Museum of the American Indian
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmai-ac-160-ref4

Cliff Palace

Collection Photographer:
Beatty, William Gedney  Search this
Extent:
1 glass plate negative
Container:
Box 56-2
Culture:
Pueblo (Anasazi) (archaeological)  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Negatives
Glass plate negatives
Date:
circa 1892-1900
Scope and Contents:
Glass plate negative depicting the Ancestral Puebloan site of Cliff Palace at Mesa Verde, Colorado (later established as Mesa Verde National Park).
Collection Restrictions:
Access is by appointment only, Monday - Friday, 9:30 am - 4:30 pm. Please contact the archives to make an appointment.
Collection Rights:
Permission to publish materials from the collection must be requested from National Museum of the American Indian Archive Center. Please submit a written request to nmaiphotos@si.edu. For personal or classroom use, users are invited to download, print, photocopy, and distribute the images that are available online without prior written permission, provided that the files are not modified in any way, the Smithsonian Institution copyright notice (where applicable) is included, and the source of the image is identified as the National Museum of the American Indian. For more information please see the Smithsonian's Terms of Use and NMAI Archive Center's Digital Image request website.
Collection Citation:
Identification of specific item; Date (if known); William Gedney Beatty glass plate negatives collection, image #, NMAI.AC.160. National Museum of the American Indian Archives, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
NMAI.AC.160, Item N32843
See more items in:
William Gedney Beatty glass plate negatives collection
Archival Repository:
National Museum of the American Indian
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmai-ac-160-ref5

Bowl

Culture/People:
probably Pueblo (Anasazi) (archaeological) (attributed)  Search this
Collector:
John Louw Nelson (John L. Nelson), Non-Indian, 1895-1963  Search this
Seller:
John Louw Nelson (John L. Nelson), Non-Indian, 1895-1963  Search this
Object Name:
Bowl
Media/Materials:
Pottery
Techniques:
Painted
Object Type:
Containers and Vessels
Place:
Santa Ana Pueblo, Santa Ana Reservation; Sandoval County; New Mexico; USA
Date created:
AD 600-850
Catalog Number:
16/5914
Barcode:
165914.000
See related items:
Pueblo (Anasazi) (archaeological)
Containers and Vessels
Data Source:
National Museum of the American Indian
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:NMAI_177753
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Jar/Olla

Culture/People:
probably Pueblo (Anasazi) (archaeological) (attributed)  Search this
Previous owner:
William M. Fitzhugh (William MacPherson Fitzhugh), Non-Indian, 1853-1929  Search this
Seller:
Estate of William M. Fitzhugh  Search this
Object Name:
Jar/Olla
Media/Materials:
Pottery, paint
Techniques:
Coiled/hand built, painted
Dimensions:
31 x 30 cm
Object Type:
Containers and Vessels
Place:
Apache County; Arizona; USA
Date created:
AD 1200-1500
Catalog Number:
19/1820
Barcode:
191820.000
See related items:
Pueblo (Anasazi) (archaeological)
Containers and Vessels
Data Source:
National Museum of the American Indian
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:NMAI_204675
Additional Online Media:

Dipper/Ladle

Culture/People:
Pueblo (Anasazi) (archaeological)  Search this
Previous owner:
William M. Fitzhugh (William MacPherson Fitzhugh), Non-Indian, 1853-1929  Search this
Seller:
Estate of William M. Fitzhugh  Search this
Object Name:
Dipper/Ladle
Media/Materials:
Pottery
Techniques:
Modeled, painted
Object Type:
Food/Beverage Serving
Place:
Apache County; Arizona; USA
Catalog Number:
19/2057
Barcode:
192057.000
See related items:
Pueblo (Anasazi) (archaeological)
Food/Beverage Serving
Data Source:
National Museum of the American Indian
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:NMAI_205227
Additional Online Media:

Axe head

Culture/People:
probably Pueblo (Anasazi) (archaeological) (attributed)  Search this
Previous owner:
William M. Fitzhugh (William MacPherson Fitzhugh), Non-Indian, 1853-1929  Search this
Seller:
Estate of William M. Fitzhugh  Search this
Object Name:
Axe head
Media/Materials:
Stone
Techniques:
Grooved
Object Type:
Tools and Equipment (General)
Place:
Acoma Pueblo, Acoma Reservation; Cibola County; New Mexico; USA
Catalog Number:
19/2904
Barcode:
192904.000
See related items:
Pueblo (Anasazi) (archaeological)
Tools and Equipment (General)
Data Source:
National Museum of the American Indian
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:NMAI_205892
Additional Online Media:

Axe head

Culture/People:
probably Pueblo (Anasazi) (archaeological) (attributed)  Search this
Previous owner:
William M. Fitzhugh (William MacPherson Fitzhugh), Non-Indian, 1853-1929  Search this
Seller:
Estate of William M. Fitzhugh  Search this
Object Name:
Axe head
Media/Materials:
Stone
Techniques:
Pecked
Object Type:
Tools and Equipment (General)
Place:
Acoma Pueblo, Acoma Reservation; Cibola County; New Mexico; USA
Catalog Number:
19/2905
Barcode:
192905.000
See related items:
Pueblo (Anasazi) (archaeological)
Tools and Equipment (General)
Data Source:
National Museum of the American Indian
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:NMAI_205893
Additional Online Media:

Axe head

Culture/People:
probably Pueblo (Anasazi) (archaeological) (attributed)  Search this
Previous owner:
William M. Fitzhugh (William MacPherson Fitzhugh), Non-Indian, 1853-1929  Search this
Seller:
Estate of William M. Fitzhugh  Search this
Object Name:
Axe head
Media/Materials:
Stone
Techniques:
Grooved
Object Type:
Tools and Equipment (General)
Place:
Acoma Pueblo, Acoma Reservation; Cibola County; New Mexico; USA
Catalog Number:
19/2906
Barcode:
192906.000
See related items:
Pueblo (Anasazi) (archaeological)
Tools and Equipment (General)
Data Source:
National Museum of the American Indian
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:NMAI_205894
Additional Online Media:

Axe head

Culture/People:
probably Pueblo (Anasazi) (archaeological) (attributed)  Search this
Previous owner:
William M. Fitzhugh (William MacPherson Fitzhugh), Non-Indian, 1853-1929  Search this
Seller:
Estate of William M. Fitzhugh  Search this
Object Name:
Axe head
Media/Materials:
Stone
Techniques:
Grooved
Object Type:
Tools and Equipment (General)
Place:
Acoma Pueblo, Acoma Reservation; Cibola County; New Mexico; USA
Catalog Number:
19/2907
Barcode:
192907.000
See related items:
Pueblo (Anasazi) (archaeological)
Tools and Equipment (General)
Data Source:
National Museum of the American Indian
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:NMAI_205895
Additional Online Media:

Dipper/Ladle

Culture/People:
Pueblo (Anasazi) (archaeological)  Search this
Previous owner:
Dr. Lancelot Ely, Non-Indian, 1875-1962  Search this
Seller:
Dr. Lancelot Ely, Non-Indian, 1875-1962  Search this
Object Name:
Dipper/Ladle
Media/Materials:
Pottery, paint
Techniques:
Coiled/hand built, modeled, painted, perforated
Dimensions:
29.5 x 13 x 7 cm
Object Type:
Food/Beverage Serving
Place:
Near Roosevelt Dam; Spring Creek, Roosevelt Lake; Gila County; Arizona; USA
Date created:
AD 1300-1600
Catalog Number:
21/5025
Barcode:
215025.000
See related items:
Pueblo (Anasazi) (archaeological)
Food/Beverage Serving
On View:
National Museum of the American Indian, Washington, DC
Data Source:
National Museum of the American Indian
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:NMAI_229438
Additional Online Media:

Cooking pot

Culture/People:
probably Pueblo (Anasazi) (archaeological) (attributed)  Search this
Collector:
Douglas D. Graham, Non-Indian, 1849-1914  Search this
Previous owner:
Douglas D. Graham, Non-Indian, 1849-1914  Search this
Donor:
Evelyn B. Lent (Evelyn White Brinckerhoff/Mrs. Ward S. Lent), Non-Indian, 1890-1970  Search this
Heloise G. B. Oman (Heloise Graham Brinckerhoff/Mrs. Charles M. Oman), Non-Indian, 1885-1966  Search this
Mary F. B. Van Houten (Mary Franklin Brinckerhoff/Mrs. John M. Van Houten), Non-Indian, 1894-1964  Search this
Beatrice A. B. Young (Beatrice A. Brinckerhoff/Mrs. Alexander M. Young), Non-Indian, 1895-1973  Search this
Object Name:
Cooking pot
Media/Materials:
Pottery
Techniques:
Corrugated
Object Type:
Food Gathering and Preparation
Place:
Zuni Pueblo, Zuni Reservation; McKinley County; New Mexico; USA
Date created:
AD 950-1100
Catalog Number:
22/8009
Barcode:
228009.000
See related items:
Pueblo (Anasazi) (archaeological)
Food Gathering and Preparation
Data Source:
National Museum of the American Indian
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:NMAI_243049
Additional Online Media:

Reserve Black-on-White bowl

Culture/People:
Pueblo (Anasazi) (archaeological)  Search this
Previous owner:
Henry E. Hales, Non-Indian, 1830-1913  Search this
Seller:
Henry E. Hales, Non-Indian, 1830-1913  Search this
Object Name:
Reserve Black-on-White bowl
Media/Materials:
Pottery, paint
Techniques:
Coiled/hand built, painted
Object Type:
Containers and Vessels
Place:
Tularosa Canyon; Catron County; New Mexico; USA
Date created:
AD 1100-1200
Catalog Number:
1
Barcode:
000001.000
See related items:
Pueblo (Anasazi) (archaeological)
Containers and Vessels
Data Source:
National Museum of the American Indian
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:NMAI_1
Additional Online Media:

Basket part/fragment

Culture/People:
possibly Pueblo (Anasazi) (archaeological) (attributed)  Search this
Previous owner:
Indian Arts and Crafts Board, Department of the Interior (IACB), 1935-  Search this
Object Name:
Basket part/fragment
Media/Materials:
Vegetal Fiber
Techniques:
Coiled
Dimensions:
5.6 x 16.5 cm
Object Type:
Containers and Vessels
Place:
Southwest; USA (inferred)
Date created:
1500 BC-AD 1600
Catalog Number:
25/5909
Barcode:
255909.000
See related items:
Pueblo (Anasazi) (archaeological)
Containers and Vessels
Data Source:
National Museum of the American Indian
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:NMAI_271775
Additional Online Media:

Vessel fragment/Potsherd

Culture/People:
probably Pueblo (Anasazi) (archaeological) (attributed)  Search this
Previous owner:
Indian Arts and Crafts Board, Department of the Interior (IACB), 1935-  Search this
Object Name:
Vessel fragment/Potsherd
Media/Materials:
Pottery, paint
Techniques:
Coiled/hand built, painted
Dimensions:
7.7 x 4.1 x 0.9 cm
Object Type:
Containers and Vessels
Place:
Southwest; USA
Date created:
AD 1000-1400
Catalog Number:
25/8826
Barcode:
258826.000
See related items:
Pueblo (Anasazi) (archaeological)
Containers and Vessels
Data Source:
National Museum of the American Indian
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:NMAI_274774
Additional Online Media:

Bowl

Culture/People:
probably Pueblo (Anasazi) (archaeological) (attributed)  Search this
Donor:
Ann Hisaye Chiba, Non-Indian, 1942-2001  Search this
Previous owner:
Ann Hisaye Chiba, Non-Indian, 1942-2001  Search this
Object Name:
Bowl
Media/Materials:
Pottery
Techniques:
Modeled, painted
Dimensions:
20.6 x 20.9 x 9.9 cm
Object Type:
Containers and Vessels
Place:
Jeddito, Navajo Reservation; Navajo County; Arizona; USA
Date created:
AD 1100-1200
Catalog Number:
26/83
Barcode:
260083.000
See related items:
Pueblo (Anasazi) (archaeological)
Containers and Vessels
Data Source:
National Museum of the American Indian
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:NMAI_276175
Additional Online Media:

Sandals part/fragment, mat, and fragment

Culture/People:
probably Pueblo (Anasazi) (archaeological) (attributed)  Search this
Previous owner:
Indian Arts and Crafts Board, Department of the Interior (IACB), 1935-  Search this
Object Name:
Sandals part/fragment, mat, and fragment
Media/Materials:
Yucca fiber, reed, vegetal fiber
Techniques:
Plaited, twill-plaited
Dimensions:
28.3 x 22.7 x 1.7 cm
Object Type:
Clothing/Garments: Footwear
Place:
Arizona or New Mexico; USA (inferred)
Date created:
AD 1000-1600
Catalog Number:
26/1804
Barcode:
261804.000
See related items:
Pueblo (Anasazi) (archaeological)
Clothing/Garments: Footwear
Data Source:
National Museum of the American Indian
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:NMAI_277911

Sandal

Culture/People:
probably Pueblo (Anasazi): Basketmaker Tradition (archaeological culture) (attributed)  Search this
Collector:
Charles McLoyd, Non-Indian, 1851-1913  Search this
Charles Cary Graham (C. C. Graham), Non-Indian, 1854-1940  Search this
Previous seller:
Charles McLoyd, Non-Indian, 1851-1913  Search this
Charles Cary Graham (C. C. Graham), Non-Indian, 1854-1940  Search this
John A. Koontz (John R. Kunz/John R. Kuntz), Non-Indian, 1832-1910  Search this
Previous owner:
John A. Koontz (John R. Kunz/John R. Kuntz), Non-Indian, 1832-1910  Search this
B. Talbot B. Hyde (Benjamin Talbot Babbitt Hyde/B. T. Babbitt Hyde/B.T.B. Hyde), Non-Indian, 1872-1933  Search this
Frederick E. Hyde, Jr. (Frederick Erastus Hyde Jr.), Non-Indian, 1874-1944  Search this
Seller:
B. Talbot B. Hyde (Benjamin Talbot Babbitt Hyde/B. T. Babbitt Hyde/B.T.B. Hyde), Non-Indian, 1872-1933  Search this
Presenter/funding source:
Thea Heye (Thea Kowne/Mrs. Dorothea Page/Mrs. George Gustav Heye), Non-Indian, 1888-1935  Search this
Object Name:
Sandal
Media/Materials:
Yucca fiber, dye/dyes, cordage
Techniques:
Dyed, twined
Object Type:
Clothing/Garments: Footwear
Place:
Cave, White Canyon, Grand Gulch region; San Juan County; Utah; USA
Date created:
AD 400-600
Catalog Number:
7/4113
Barcode:
074113.001
See related items:
Pueblo (Anasazi): Basketmaker Tradition (archaeological culture)
Clothing/Garments: Footwear
On View:
National Museum of the American Indian, New York, NY
Data Source:
National Museum of the American Indian
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:NMAI_385963
Additional Online Media:

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