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Cliff dwellings of prehistoric men (E.), Mesa Verde National Park, Colorado. 10584 Interpositive

Topic:
THE UNITED STATES TOUR
Publisher:
Underwood & Underwood  Search this
Collection Creator:
Underwood & Underwood  Search this
Extent:
1 Item (5" x 8")
Type:
Archival materials
Photographs
Stereoscopic photographs
Place:
Colorado
Mesa Verde National Park (Colo.)
Local Numbers:
RSN 24195
General:
Currently stored in box 3.2.36 [31].
Collection Restrictions:
Researchers should view the positive videodisc image first or locate the image in SIRIS on the World Wide Web. The original glass plate is available for inspection if necessary in the Archives Center.

A limited number of fragile glass negatives and positives in the collection can be viewed directly in the Archives Center by prior appointment.,Contact David Haberstich, 633-3721.

Digital image files linked to item-level records in SIRIS Webpac.
Collection Rights:
Collection items available for reproduction, but the Archives Center makes no guarantees concerning copyright restrictions. Other intellectual property rights may apply. Archives Center cost-recovery and use fees may apply when requesting reproductions.
Topic:
Indians of North America -- Colorado  Search this
Archaeology -- Colorado  Search this
Cliffs -- Colorado  Search this
Homes -- Colorado  Search this
Parks -- Colorado  Search this
Genre/Form:
Photographs -- 1900-1910 -- Interpositives -- Glass
Stereoscopic photographs
Collection Citation:
Underwood &Underwood Glass Stereograph Collection, Archives Center, National Museum of American History.
See more items in:
Underwood & Underwood Glass Stereograph Collection
Underwood & Underwood Glass Stereograph Collection / Series 3: Underwood & Underwood glass plates / 3.2: Underwood and Underwood Positives / RSN Numbers 24181-24282
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0143-ref21961

Cliff Palace (S.S.E.), largest of prehistoric homes in Mesa Verde National Park. [Active no. 10653 : non-stereo interpositive.]

Topic:
COLORADO TOUR
Publisher:
Underwood & Underwood  Search this
Collection Creator:
Underwood & Underwood  Search this
Extent:
1 Item (4" x 5".)
Type:
Archival materials
Photographs
Place:
Cliff Palace (Mesa Verde National Park)
Colorado
Mesa Verde National Park (Colo.)
Local Numbers:
RSN 27656
General:
Currently stored in box 3.2.57 [83].
Collection Restrictions:
Researchers should view the positive videodisc image first or locate the image in SIRIS on the World Wide Web. The original glass plate is available for inspection if necessary in the Archives Center.

A limited number of fragile glass negatives and positives in the collection can be viewed directly in the Archives Center by prior appointment.,Contact David Haberstich, 633-3721.

Digital image files linked to item-level records in SIRIS Webpac.
Collection Rights:
Collection items available for reproduction, but the Archives Center makes no guarantees concerning copyright restrictions. Other intellectual property rights may apply. Archives Center cost-recovery and use fees may apply when requesting reproductions.
Topic:
Cliffs -- Colorado  Search this
Dwellings -- Colorado  Search this
Cliff-dwellings -- Colorado  Search this
Genre/Form:
Photographs -- 1900-1910 -- Interpositives -- Glass
Collection Citation:
Underwood &Underwood Glass Stereograph Collection, Archives Center, National Museum of American History.
See more items in:
Underwood & Underwood Glass Stereograph Collection
Underwood & Underwood Glass Stereograph Collection / Series 3: Underwood & Underwood glass plates / 3.2: Underwood and Underwood Positives / RSN Numbers 27633-27740
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0143-ref25414

Frederick S. Dellenbaugh photographs, negatives and other material

Creator:
Dellenbaugh, Frederick Samuel, 1853-1935  Search this
Extent:
14 negatives (photographic) (black and white)
486 Photographic prints (black and white, color)
1 lantern slide (black and white)
Culture:
Seminole Indians  Search this
Ute  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Negatives (photographic)
Photographic prints
Lantern slides
Photographs
Black-and-white negatives
Lantern slides
Place:
New Mexico
Arizona
Utah
Mesa Verde National Park (Colo.)
Colorado
Date:
circa 1861-1934
Summary:
Images in this collection were mostly taken by Frederick Dellenbaugh, William Henry Jackson, Alexander Gardner, John Wetherill, John K. Hillers, Edward O. Beaman, Charles Milton Bell and Frank Rinehart. Subjects include delegation portraits, images from the Hayden's and Powell's Geological and Geographical Surveys, cliff dwellings, landscape views, and images from the U.S. Indian Congress Trans-Mississippi and International Exposition in Omaha 1898.
Arrangement note:
Lantern slide: organized in envelopes; arranged by image number

Negatives: organized in envelopes; arranged by negative number

Prints: organized in folders; arranged by print number
Biographical/Historical note:
Frederick Samuel Dellenbaugh (1853--935) was an American explorer, artist and mapmaker, best known for his travels and descriptions of the Southwest. At the age of only 18, he was chosen to accompany the second Powell expedition down the Colorado River, serving as both artist and mapmaker. In 1899, Dellenbaugh was part of the Harriman Alaska Expedition.
Restrictions:
Access is by appointment only, Monday - Friday, 9:30 am - 4:30 pm. Please contact the archives to make an appointment.
Rights:
Restricted: Cultural Sensitivity
Topic:
Pawnee Indians  Search this
Zia Indians  Search this
Zuni Indians  Search this
Teton Indians  Search this
Crow Indians  Search this
Laguna Indians  Search this
Mohave Indians  Search this
Arapaho Indians  Search this
Assiniboine Indians  Search this
Navajo Indians  Search this
Creek Indians  Search this
Cheyenne Indians  Search this
Hopi Indians  Search this
Pueblo Indians  Search this
Paiute Indians  Search this
Genre/Form:
Photographs
Photographic prints
Black-and-white negatives
Lantern slides
Citation:
Frederick S. Dellenbaugh photographs, negatives and other material, circa 1861-1934, National Museum of the American Indian Archives, Smithsonian Institution (negative, slide or catalog number).
Identifier:
NMAI.AC.001.018
Archival Repository:
National Museum of the American Indian
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-nmai-ac-001-018

Jesse L. Nusbaum negatives and photographs

Creator:
Nusbaum, Jesse L. (Jesse Logan)  Search this
Extent:
205 acetate negatives
25 albumen prints
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Acetate negatives
Albumen prints
Negatives
Albumen prints
Photographic prints
Photographs
Place:
New Mexico
Arizona
Santa Clara Pueblo (N.M.)
Zuni (N.M.)
Utah
Pecos National Historical Park (N.M.)
Puye (New Mexico)
Hawikuh (N. M.)
Jemez Pueblo (N.M.)
Date:
1910-1928
Summary:
Includes images from the excavations at Hawikku near Zuni Pueblo and Basketmaker's Cave in Kane County, Utah, as well as objects found at Cave Lakes, also in Kane County, Utah. Also included are views of Zuni Pueblo, Santa Clara Pueblo, Jemez Pueblo, Puye cliff dwellings, Pecos Mission and other views of Arizona and New Mexico.
Arrangement note:
Negatives: organized in individual sleeves; arranged by negative number

Prints: organized in folders; arranged by print number
Biographical/Historical note:
Jesse L. Nusbaum, a long-time archaeologist and administrator for the National Park Service and recipient of the Distinguished Service ward from the Department of the Interior (1954), began his career as a teacher, attending Colorado Teachers College in Greeley, where he received his Bachelor of Pedagogy in 1907. He then moved to Las Vegas to teach science and manual arts at New Mexico State Normal School. Later that year, he made his first connection with Mesa Verde as a photographer and archeological assistant to A. V. Kidder; Nusbaum spent the next year working as an assistant to the archeologist. In June of 1909 he became the first employee of the School of American Archeology and Museum of New Mexico in Santa Fe under Dr. Edgar L. Hewett. Nusbaum traveled to Guatemala, Honduras, Mexico, Colorado, and New Mexico where he undertook archeological surveys, investigations, excavations, and ruins stabilization.

Nusbaum's work at the museum brought him back to Mesa Verde for the excavation, repair, and stabilization of the Balcony House, a project which extended into the winter of 1910. In 1913, he supervised the completion of the New Mexico Palace of Governors in Santa Fe and worked in the Mayan ruins of the Yucatan with Dr. S. G. Morley. He then supervised the construction of the state art museum from 1916 to 1918. Nusbaum enlisted during World War I in the hopes of becoming an aviator, but instead he became an engineer and served in France until his discharge in 1919. After the war, Nusbaum moved to New York City and worked at the Museum of the American Indian, Heye Foundation. While Nusbaum was working in New York he took part in several expeditions to the Southwest, including those at Hawikku (Hawikuh) Pueblo and Basketmaker Cave.

In 1921, while still in New York, he was selected by Stephen Mather and Arno Cammerer to become superintendent at Mesa Verde National Park. Director Mather had become disgusted with the conditions that had developed there under a political superintendent. Nusbaum was a very effective superintendent, advancing the development of the park and preserving the archeological resources. He discontinued grazing, built a museum and developed good interpretive programs, especially ones designed to explain the Antiquities Act. His involvement with the Act led to his designation in 1927 as the lead archeologist and prime enforcer of the Act for the Southwest (while remaining Mesa Verde superintendent).

Nusbaum continued this dual capacity until 1930, when he took a leave of absence to organize and direct the Laboratory of Anthropology at Santa Fe, New Mexico. He continued as director of the laboratory until 1935, having earlier returned to the Park Service and resumed his dual duties as Mesa Verde superintendent and Department of the Interior archeologist enforcing the Antiquities Act. Nusbaum continued this dual position for many years. In 1946 he left Mesa Verde and his dual role for Santa Fe. At the National Park Service office there, he took up increased duties as the senior archeologist of the National Park Service. In this capacity, Nusbaum began one of the first salvage archeology projects when he persuaded El Paso Natural Gas Company to allow archeological excavation along their pipelines. After a year's extension Nusbaum was forced to retire from the NPS at the age of 71 in 1957. However, he continued to do consulting work for many years. He died in Santa Fe in December 1975, at the age of 88.
Restrictions:
Access is by appointment only, Monday - Friday, 9:30 am - 4:30 pm. Please contact the archives to make an appointment.
Rights:
Restricted: Cultural Sensitivity
Genre/Form:
Negatives
Albumen prints
Photographic prints
Photographs
Citation:
Jesse L. Nusbaum negatives and photographs, 1910-1928, National Museum of the American Indian Archives, Smithsonian Institution (negative, slide or catalog number).
Identifier:
NMAI.AC.001.012
Archival Repository:
National Museum of the American Indian
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-nmai-ac-001-012

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
See more items in:
William Gedney Beatty glass plate negatives collection
Archival Repository:
National Museum of the American Indian
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-nmai-ac-160
Additional Online Media:

George L. Beam photographs of Pueblo dwellings

Creator:
Beam, George L. (George Lytle), 1868-1935  Search this
Publisher:
Denver and Rio Grande Western Railroad Company  Search this
Extent:
2 Prints (silver gelatin)
Culture:
Indians of North America -- Southwest, New  Search this
Pueblo Indians  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Prints
Photographs
Place:
Mesa Verde National Park (Colo.)
Colorado -- Antiquities
Date:
undated
Scope and Contents note:
The collection consists of two photographs, one depicting Spruce Tree House in Mesa Verde and the other depicting a man standing by a Pueblo-style building.
Biographical/Historical note:
George L. Beam (1868-1935) was company photographer for the Denver & Rio Grande railroad. In this capacity, he documented the railroad and scenery of the western United States.
Local Call Number(s):
NAA Photo Lot 87-2A
Location of Other Archival Materials:
Additional photographs by Beam can be found in the National Anthropological Archives in Photo Lot 24 and Photo Lot 30.
The National Anthropological Archives holds the George L. Beam Papers, circa 1917-1927 (MS 4517).
Photographs by Beam can be found at the Denver Public Library in the James L Ozment Collection.
Contained in:
Smithsonian Institution Bureau of American Ethnology photograph collections, undated
Restrictions:
The collection is open for research.

Access to the collection requires an appointment.
Rights:
Contact the repository for terms of use.
Topic:
Cliff-dwellings  Search this
Genre/Form:
Photographs
Citation:
Photo lot 87-2A, George L. Beam photographs of Pueblo dwellings, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.PhotoLot.87-2A
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-photolot-87-2a

Arthur Chapman photographs of Mesa Verde cliff dwellings

Creator:
Chapman, Arthur, 1873-1935  Search this
Extent:
8 Stereographs (silver gelatin)
9 Prints (silver gelatin)
Culture:
Indians of North America -- Southwest, New  Search this
Pueblo Indians  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Stereographs
Prints
Photographs
Place:
Mesa Verde National Park (Colo.)
Colorado -- Antiquities
Date:
circa 1912
Scope and Contents note:
Photographs depicting Spruce Tree House, Cliff Palace, and Balcony House in Mesa Verde. The collection includes one image of Balcony House before restoration.
Biographical/Historical note:
Arthur Chapman (1873-1935) was a cowboy, poet, and newspaper columnist who explored much of the Rocky Mountains, Mesa Verde National Park, and other scenic areas in Colorado and the West. He wrote his most famous poem, "Out Where the West Begins" (circa 1910), as an homage to the people and land of the frontier.
Local Call Number(s):
NAA Photo Lot 87-2G
Location of Other Archival Materials:
An additional photograph by Chapman can be found in the National Anthropological Archives in Photo Lot 24.
Correspondence from Chapman can be found in the National Anthropological Archives in MS 4517.
The Denver Public Library holds photographs of Chapman.
Contained in:
Smithsonian Institution Bureau of American Ethnology photograph collections, undated
Restrictions:
The collection is open for research.

Access to the collection requires an appointment.
Rights:
Contact the repository for terms of use.
Topic:
Cliff-dwellings  Search this
Genre/Form:
Photographs
Stereographs
Citation:
Photo lot 87-2G, Arthur Chapman photographs of Mesa Verde cliff dwellings, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.PhotoLot.87-2G
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-photolot-87-2g

MS 4517 George L. Beam Papers

Creator:
Beam, George L. (George Lytle), 1868-1935  Search this
Chapman, Arthur, 1873-1935  Search this
Fewkes, Jesse Walter, 1850-1930  Search this
Hough, Emerson, 1857-1923  Search this
Jackson, William Henry, 1843-1942  Search this
Sabin, Edwin L. (Edwin Legrand), 1870-1952  Search this
Names:
Denver and Rio Grande Western Railroad Company  Search this
Extent:
1 Portfolio
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Portfolios
Letters
Clippings
Date:
Ca. 1917-1927
Scope and Contents:
Letters received, 1917-1927. Correspondents: Chapman, Arthur; Fewkes, J. Walter; Hough, Emerson; Jackson, William H.; Sabin. Anonymous, "Mesa Verde National Park and Around the Circle." 6 pages, typed. Journal of a trip on the Denver & Rio Grande Western Railroad, by officials of the company, and J. Walter Fewkes. Reprints and clippings, including the following: Beam, George L. (Publisher). The Prehistoric Cliff Dwellings of Mesa Verde National Park, Colorado. Denver; no date,12 pages, illustrated. Fewkes, J. Walter, Miscellaneous Published papers. Hough, Emerson, Newsclippings concerning; (filed with Hough correspondence above.) Watson, Elmo Scott; "Kit Carson Speaks for Himself." Newclipping, illustrated, no date.
Local Numbers:
NAA MS 4517
Genre/Form:
Letters
Clippings
Citation:
Manuscript 4517, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.MS4517
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-ms4517

John Wetherill lantern slides

Photographer:
Wetherill, John  Search this
Extent:
42 lantern slides
Culture:
Pueblo Indians -- Antiquities & archaeological sites -- Colorado  Search this
Pueblo (Anasazi) (archaeological)  Search this
Diné (Navajo)  Search this
Ute  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
lantern slides
Lantern slides
Place:
Cliff Palace (Mesa Verde, Colorado) -- archeology
Colorado -- Antiquities
Date:
1892
Summary:
This collection contains glass lantern slides shot by rancher and explorer John Wetherill (1866-1944). The photographs depict Ancestral Puebloan sites in southwestern U.S., as well as photos of Diné (Navajo) and Ute men and women.
Scope and Contents:
This collection consists of 42 glass lantern slides that were shot by John Wetherill (1866-1944) circa 1892. The bulk of the photographs depict Ancestral Puebloan sites at Mesa Verde and Hovenweep in southwest Colorado. Wetherill may have been escorting the H. Jay Smith Exploring Company around the region as they collected objects for a Mesa Verde exhibit at the 1893 World's Columbian Exposition in Chicago.

The glass lantern slides depict cliff dwellings in a state of pre-archaeological preservation including the sites of Cliff Palace, Spruce Tree House, Square Tower House, Kodak House, Sandal House, and Spring House at Mesa Verde; and Square Tower at Hovenweep. The photographs also depict Oraibi Hopi Village, Montezuma Castle, and Casa Grande Ruins sites in Arizona.

A few photographs depict Ute and Diné (Navajo) men and women. One photograph of note depicts an outdoor group portrait photographed at a Ute wedding in Mancos, Colorado. The individuals depicted include George Bowles (Harvard student), Mancos Jim (Ute) and his wife, Herbert L. Cowing (1877-1956), Elmer Coston, Benjamin Kite Wetherill (1832-1898), and Richard Wetherill (1858-1910).

Several photographs in this collection also depict objects such as pottery, yucca baskets, stone axes, manos, and metates alongside Ancestral Puebloan human remains. These photographs are restricted.

John Wetherill is listed as the photographer, however, his brother Richard Wetherill (1858-1910) may have shot some of the photographs as well. The lantern slides feature handwritten labels that describe the photographs and were probably written by a Museum of the American Indian employee. Additionally, "Museum of the American Indian Heye Foundation, Broadway at 155th ST. N. Y. City" is printed on the back of the masking paper, which indicates that the lantern slides were most likely assembled by MAI staff.

Some lantern slides may be the reverse or mirror images of the actual scenes.
Arrangement:
This collection is arranged in photo number order.
Biographical / Historical:
John Wetherill (1866-1944) was a cattle rancher, explorer, and amateur archaeologist in Colorado. Born in Kansas in 1866 to Benjamin Kite Wetherill and Marion Tompkins Wetherill, the family moved to Mancos in southwestern Colorado in 1879. In December 1888, Richard Wetherill (John's older brother) and Charles Mason (brother-in-law), were credited with having discovered Cliff Palace, Spruce Tree House, and Square Tower House sites at Mesa Verde, although the cliff dwellings were already known to some Native Puebloan communities in the southwest at the time. Additionally, several non-Native explorers had visited other Ancestral Puebloan sites in the region prior to the Wetherills' discoveries including Mexican-Spanish missionaries Francisco Atanasio Dominguez and Silvestre Velez de Escalante in 1776; prospector John Moss in 1873; and photographer William Henry Jackson for the Hayden U.S. Geological Survey in 1874.

After the discovery, Richard and his brothers John, Clayton, Winslow, and Benjamin continued exploring and found other Ancestral Puebloan sites in the region. In 1891, the Wetherill brothers worked with amateur Swedish archaeologist Gustaf Nordenskiöld excavating Cliff House. Nordenskiöld taught them the basics tenants of archaeological excavation and trained them to keep detailed provenance records and to label objects.

From 1888-1893, the Wetherills collected more objects from Mesa Verde and eventually sold many of their collections, including a large collection to the Colorado State Historical Society (History Colorado). By 1900 John Wetherill moved to New Mexico and then Utah with his wife Louise Wade Wetherill. John continued serving as a guide and trained archaeologists and anthropologists in the region. He died in 1944.

Agnes Cowing (1880-1965), the collector of the glass lantern slides, was a librarian in New York. She most likely obtained them from her brother Herbert L. Cowing (1877-1956) or her sister Julia R. Cowing (b. 1857) who were both friends of the Wetherill family and visited the Wetherill Ranch in Mancos, Colorado in the 1890s.
Related Materials:
History Colorado in Denver, Colo. holds a John and Richard Wetherill photographs collection (2000.129), a Richard Wetherill manuscripts collection (Mini-MSS #3035), and a large collection of objects collected by the Wetherills. The Smithsonian's National Anthropological Archives holds a collection of photographs collected by H. Jay Smith (NAA MS 2420).
Provenance:
Donated to the Museum of the American Indian, Heye Foundation by Agnes Cowing in 1934.
Restrictions:
Access to NMAI Archive Center collections is by appointment only, Monday - Friday, 9:30 am - 4:30 pm. Please contact the archives to make an appointment (phone: 301-238-1400, email: nmaiarchives@si.edu).
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.
Some images restricted: Cultural Sensitivity
Topic:
Indians of North America -- Antiquities & archaeological sites -- Colorado  Search this
Indians of North America -- Colorado  Search this
cliff dwellings -- Colorado -- Mesa Verde National Park  Search this
Genre/Form:
Lantern slides
Citation:
Identification of specific item; Date (if known); John Wetherill lantern slides, Box and Photo Number; National Museum of the American Indian Archive Center, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
NMAI.AC.106
See more items in:
John Wetherill lantern slides
Archival Repository:
National Museum of the American Indian
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-nmai-ac-106
Additional Online Media:

Bryson Jones Travelogue: Lure of the West ca. 1935

Creator:
R. Bryson Jones  Search this
Physical description:
3 reels (5,128 ft.) sil. b&w. 35mm archival original/preservation
3 videoreels (1 hr. 9 min.) sil. b&w one inch master
3 videocassettes (1 hr. 9 min.) sil. b&w betacamSP $3 master
3 videocassettes (1 hr. 9 min.) sil. b&w 1/2 inch VHS reference
1 reel (675 ft.) sil. b&w 16mm reference of reel 2
Culture:
Navajo Indians  Search this
Hopi  Search this
Americans  Search this
Apache Indians (identification uncertain)  Search this
Taos Indians  Search this
Zuni ?  Search this
Indians of North America Southwest, New  Search this
Type:
Projected media
Collection descriptions
Place:
North America
Phillipsburg (Kansas)
Black Hills (South Dakota)
Chelly, Canyon de (Ariz.)
California
Date:
1935
ca 1935
Topic:
United States  Search this
Local number:
HSFA 1995.11.1
Restrictions & Rights:
Information on reproduction and fees available from Human Studies Film Archives OK:0
Data Source:
Human Studies Film Archives
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_219489

Cliff Palace : the story of an ancient city / Don Watson ; photographs by courtesy of the National Park Service

Author:
Watson, Don  Search this
Physical description:
142 p. : ill. ; 23 cm
Type:
Books
Place:
Colorado
Mesa Verde National Park (Colo.)
Date:
1940
1940]
Topic:
Cliff-dwellers  Search this
Cliff-dwellings  Search this
Call number:
F782.M52 W333 1940
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_611584

Cliff dwelling, Mesa Verde

Creator:
Sanborn Souvenir Company of Denver, Colorado  Search this
Physical description:
1 5.5 x 3.5 in. postcard
Culture:
American Indian cliff dwellings  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1939
Topic:
Cliff dwellings--American Indian  Search this
Local number:
NAA INV 09956500
See more items in:
George V. Allen photograph collection of American Indians and the American frontier circa 1860-1935
Data Source:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_89505

Colorado - Nature and Scientific Wonders

Creator:
Smithsonian Magazine  Search this
Type:
Blog posts
Smithsonian staff publications
Blog posts
Published Date:
Tue, 06 Nov 2007 05:00:00 +0000
Topic:
Search this
See more post:
Smithsonian Article Database
Data Source:
Smithsonian Magazine
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:posts_2d4eaaf8d123521484e161b6846a2364

In the Cliffs of Mesa Verde

Creator:
Smithsonian Magazine  Search this
Type:
Blog posts
Smithsonian staff publications
Blog posts
Published Date:
Tue, 01 Jan 2008 05:00:00 +0000
Topic:
Search this
See more post:
Smithsonian Article Database
Data Source:
Smithsonian Magazine
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:posts_b058880e21ef05a730f60fcb331fcbd6

Cast Of Sandal Stone.

Site Name:
Cliff Dwellings  Search this
Donor Name:
Dr. J F. Snyder  Search this
Object Type:
Stone
Place:
Mesa Verde National Park, Montezuma County, Colorado, United States, North America
Accession Date:
1890
Topic:
Archaeology  Search this
Accession Number:
023431
USNM Number:
A147224-0
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Anthropology
Data Source:
NMNH - Anthropology Dept.
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhanthropology_8022411

The Mesa Verde world : explorations in ancestral Pueblo archaeology / edited by David Grant Noble

Author:
Noble, David Grant  Search this
Physical description:
xviii, 182 p., [16] p. of plates : ill. (some col.), maps ; 29 cm
Type:
Books
Place:
Colorado
Mesa Verde National Park
Mesa Verde National Park (Colo.)
Date:
2006
Topic:
Antiquities  Search this
History  Search this
Pueblo pottery  Search this
Excavations (Archaeology)  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_811802

The Wetherills : friends of Mesa Verde / by Fred M. Blackburn

Author:
Blackburn, Fred M  Search this
Subject:
Wetherill family  Search this
Physical description:
xxiv, 208 p. : ill. (some col.), maps ; 23 cm
Type:
Books
Place:
Colorado
Mesa Verde National Park
Mesa Verde National Park (Colo.)
Date:
2006
C2006
Topic:
Excavations (Archaeology)  Search this
Indianists  Search this
History  Search this
Cliff-dwellings  Search this
Call number:
F782.M52 .B53 2006
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_816538

Photographing Mesa Verde : Nordenskiöld and now / by William G. Howard, Douglas J. Hamilton, Kathleen L. Howard

Author:
Howard, William G  Search this
Hamilton, Douglas J (Douglas James)  Search this
Howard, Kathleen L  Search this
Subject:
Nordenskiöld, Gustaf 1868-1895  Search this
Physical description:
xiv, 123 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 23 cm
Type:
Pictorial works
Place:
Colorado
Mesa Verde National Park
Mesa Verde National Park (Colo.)
Date:
2006
C2006
Topic:
Cliff-dwellings  Search this
Photographers  Search this
Photography  Search this
History  Search this
Conservation and restoration  Search this
Call number:
F782.M52 H69 2006
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_816540

Dirt, water, stone : a century of preserving Mesa Verde / by Kathleen Fiero

Author:
Fiero, Kathleen  Search this
Physical description:
xix, 210 p. : ill. (some col.), map ; 23 cm
Type:
Books
Place:
Colorado
Mesa Verde National Park
Mesa Verde National Park (Colo.)
Date:
2006
C2006
Topic:
Cliff-dwellings--Conservation and restoration  Search this
Historic sites  Search this
Historic sites--Conservation and restoration  Search this
National parks and reserves  Search this
Conservation and restoration  Search this
History  Search this
Call number:
F782.M52 F54 2006
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_816541

The ancient cliff dwellers of Mesa Verde / by Caroline Arnold ; photographs by Richard Hewett

Author:
Arnold, Caroline  Search this
Hewett, Richard  Search this
Physical description:
64 p. : col. ill., col. map ; 26 cm
Type:
Juvenile literature
Place:
Southwest, New
Mesa Verde National Park (Colo.)
Date:
1992
C1992
Topic:
History  Search this
Social life and customs  Search this
Cliff dwellings  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_713544

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