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Sherd

Donor Name:
No Information  Search this
Object Type:
Sherd
Place:
New Mexico (not certain), United States (not certain), North America (not certain)
Accession Date:
1991
Topic:
Archaeology  Search this
Accession Number:
999999
USNM Number:
AT5193-0
See more items in:
Anthropology
Data Source:
NMNH - Anthropology Dept.
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/35786f776-26c6-4317-a925-bd4b0b449f63
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhanthropology_8325822

Neil Merton Judd papers

Creator:
Palmer, Edward, 1829-1911  Search this
Hyde Exploring Expedition (1902-1903)  Search this
Smithsonian Institution. Bureau of American Ethnology  Search this
Judd, Neil Merton, 1887-1976  Search this
Cummings, Byron, 1860-1954  Search this
Photographer:
Jackson, William Henry, 1843-1942  Search this
Martin, Charles  Search this
Hough, Walter, 1859-1935  Search this
Wisherd, Edwin L., 1900 -1970  Search this
Mearns, Edgar Alexander, 1856-1916  Search this
Haven, O.C.  Search this
Correspondent:
La Gorce, John Oliver, 1880-1959  Search this
Jeançon, Jean Allard  Search this
Johnson, Merritt S.  Search this
Hobler, Philip M.  Search this
Scott, Hugh Lenox, 1853-1934  Search this
Wissler, Clark, 1870-1947  Search this
Wetmore, Alexander, 1886-1978  Search this
McNitt, Frank  Search this
Morris, Earl Halstead, 1889-1956  Search this
Morley, Sylvanus Griswold, 1883-1948  Search this
Nusbaum, Jesse L. (Jesse Logan)  Search this
Nelson, N. C. (Nels Christian), 1875-1964  Search this
O'Bryan, Deric  Search this
Popenoe, Frederick W.  Search this
Pepper, George H. (George Hubbard), 1873-1924  Search this
Roberts, Frank H. H. (Frank Harold Hanna), 1897-1966  Search this
Scofield, Carl S.  Search this
Ruppert, Karl  Search this
Shapiro, Harry L. (Harry Lionel), 1902-1990  Search this
Hewett, Edgar L. (Edgar Lee), 1865-1946  Search this
Hodge, Frederick Webb, 1864-1956  Search this
Allen, Glover M.  Search this
Amsden, Monroe  Search this
Bannister, Bryant  Search this
Breazeale, James Frank  Search this
Brew, J. O. (John Otis), 1906-1988  Search this
Colton, Harold Sellers, 1881-1970  Search this
Conant, Kenneth J.  Search this
Coville, Frederick V. (Frederick Vernon), 1867-1937  Search this
Danson, Beatrice  Search this
Dodge, Richard E.  Search this
Grosvenor, Gilbert H.  Search this
Author:
Walsh, Oscar B.  Search this
Ruppert, Karl  Search this
Blom, Frans  Search this
Marye, William Bose, 1886-1979  Search this
Extent:
18 Linear feet
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Place:
Paragonah -- Utah -- archeology
Rainbow Natural Bridge
North Carolina -- Archeology
San Juan County (Utah) -- Archeology
Viriginia -- Archeology
New Mexico -- Archeology
Utah -- Archeology
Walhalla Plateau -- Arizona -- archeology
Delaware -- Archeology
Maryland -- Archeology
Arizona -- Archeology
Chaco Canyon (N.M.) -- Archeology
Date:
1870s-1970s
bulk 1907-1931
Summary:
The papers of Neil Merton Judd, archeologist and curator in the Smithsonian Institution United States National Museum, were deposited in the National Anthropological Archives at various times during the 1960's and 1970's. Much of Judd's own material was produced as part of his official duties and lie within the public domain. The collection occupies fourteen linear feet of shelf space.
Scope and Contents note:
These papers reflect the professional life of Neil Merton Judd (1887-1976), archeologist and curator in the former United States National Museum of the Smithsonian Institution. Included are diaries of expeditions, correspondence, field notes, notes, financial records, copies of historical documents, maps, drawings, photographs, and other documents that cover the period from the 1870s to the 1970s. Most of the material, however, is dated between 1907 and 1965.

Of primary concern is Judd's archeological work in Arizona, New Mexico, and Utah, especially at Pueblo Bonito and other sites in the area of Chaco Canyon, New Mexico, which he carried out for the National Geographic Society between 1920 and 1927. Appreciable material concerns the so-called Beam expeditions of 1923, 1928, and 1929 to locate study of tree-rings. Other documents relate to Judd's work in San Juan country, Utah; at Paragonah and other sites in southern Utah; and on the Walhalla Plateau in Arizona. Some correspondences, which Judd carried on with William B. Marye between 1932 and 1949, concern Indian bridges in Maryland and nearby states.

Several other expeditions of which Judd was a member are documented among the papers solely or primarily through photographs. There is little material that reflects Judd's personal life, daily curatorial duties at the United States National Museum, work at Rito de los Frijoles with Edgar L. Hewett in 1910, expedition to Guatemala in 1914, or aerial surveys of old canals in Arizona during the 1929-30.

Among correspondents whose letters are included among the papers are Glover M. Allen, Monroe Amsden, Bryant Bannister, James F. Breazeale, Harold S. Colton, Kenneth J. Conant, Fredrick V. Coville, Richard E. Dodge, Harold S. Gladwin, Gilbert Grosvernor, Edgar L. Hewett, Frederick Webb Hodge, William H. Jackson, Jean A. Jeancon, John O. La Gorce, Frank McNitt, Sylvanus G. Morley, Earl H. Morris, Nels C. Nelson, Jesse L. Nusbaum, Deric O'Bryan, George H. Pepper, Frederick Wilson Popenoe, Frank H. H. Roberts, Karl Ruppert, Carl S. Scofield, Hugh L. Scott, Harry L. Shapiro, Anna O. Shepard, Alfred M. Tozzer, and Clark Wissler. In addition to his own material, Judd also acquired some material from members of his expeditions, especially from Frans Blom, Karl Ruppert, and Oscar B. Walsh. He also collected historical documents and photographs. Among these are copies of documents relating to southwestern archeological explorations of the naturalist Edward Palmer. He also acquired photographs by Walter Hough made in Arizona between 1904 and 1920., photographs taken on the Hyde Exploring Expedition to Chaco Canyon, and miscellaneous photographs made on expeditions of William H. Jackson, Edgar A. Mearns, and others.
Arrangement note:
To a degree, the arrangement of the collection is Judd's own. The series titles in quotation marks are Judd's own.

"Pueblo Bonito File"

Chaco Canyon Notes, Notebooks, and Note Cards

Material Relating to Judd's Bureau of American Ethnology Expeditions between 1915 and 1920

"Utah File"

Material Concerning Edward Palmer

Correspondence with William B. Marye

Miscellaneous Correspondence

Manuscripts of Writings

Miscellany

Cartographic Material

Artwork and Photographic Enlargements

Photographs
Biographical/Historical note:
Note: Biographical data and a bibliography of Judd's writings are in the series of miscellany among his papers. For an obituary, see Waldo R. Wedel, "Neil Merton Judd, 1887-1976." American Antiquity, volume 43, number 3 (July 1978), pages 399-404, and J. O. Brew, "Neil Merton Judd, 1887-1976." American Anthropologist, volume 80, number 2 (June 1978), pages 352-54. An obituary prepared by Judd is among the papers.

October 27, 1887 -- Born in Cedar Rapids, Nebraska

1907-08 -- Public school teacher in Utah

1907 -- Student archeologist on Byron Cummings' reconnaissance of White Canyon, Utah

1908 -- Student archeologist on Cummings' reconnaissance of Montezuma Canyon, Utah, and Segi Valley, Arizona.

1909 -- Student archeologist on Cummings' reconnaissance of Segi Valley, Arizona, and the Cummings- Douglass expedition to Rainbow Natural Bridge.

1910 -- Student assistant to Edgar L. Hewett on the Archeological Institute of America's expedition to El Rito del los Frijoles, New Mexico

1911 -- Bachelor of Arts, University of Utah

1911-1917 -- Aid, Division of Ethnology, United States National Museum, Smithsonian Institution

1913 -- Master of Arts, George Washington University, Washington, D.C.

1914 -- Member, Archeological Institute's Fourth Quirigua Expedition to Guatemala; supervised the fabrication of a reproduction model of ruins for the Pacific-California International Exposition, San Diego

1915 -- Archeological reconnaissance of Indian mounds in and near Willard, Beaver City, Paragonah, St. George, Kanab, and Cottonwood Canyon, Utah, and "Spanish Diggings" flint quarries in Wyoming for the Bureau of American Ethnology

1916 -- Reconnaissance and excavations of Indian mounds near Paragonah and in Willard County, Utah, for the Bureau of American Ethnology

1916-18 -- Treasurer, American Anthropological Association

1917 -- Director, project for partial restoration of Betatakin ruin, Arizona, for the United States Department of the Interior, and the excavations at Paragonah, Utah, for the Smithsonian and University of Utah

1918 -- Archeological reconnaissance of the Walhalla Plateau, Arizona, for the Bureau of American Ethnology

1918-19 -- Assistant Curator, Department of Anthropology, United States National Museum

1919 -- Archeological investigations in Cottonwood Canyon, Utah, for the Bureau of American Ethnology

1919-30 -- Curator, American Archeology, Division of Archeology, Department of Anthropology, United States National Museum

1920 -- Archeological investigations at Toroweap Valley, Mt. Trumbull, Pariah Plateau, House Rock Valley, Bright Angel Creak, Cottonwood Canyon, and Kanab Creek in Utah and Arizona for the Bureau of American Ethnology and reconnaissance of Chaco Canyon, New Mexico, for the National Geographic Society

1920-23 -- Vice President, Anthropological Society of Washington

1921-27 -- Investigations of Pueblo Bonito and nearby ruins in New Mexico for the National Geographic Society

1923 -- Led first Beam expedition to sites in Arizona, New Mexico, and Colorado, and carried out explorations in San Juan County, Utah, for the Smithsonian Institution and the National Geographic Society

1925-27 -- Member, Board of Managers, Washington Academy of Science, and President, Anthropological Society of Washington

1925-28 -- Member, Division of Anthropology and Psychology, National Research Council

1926 -- Archeological Observations North of the Rio Colorado, Bureau of American Ethnology Bulletin 82, 1926

1927-36 -- Trustee, Laboratory of Anthropology, Santa Fe, New Mexico

1928 -- Investigations of Indian burials in rock shelter, Wolf Creek, Russell County, Kentucky, for the Bureau of American Ethnology

1929 -- Led Third Beam Expedition to sites in Arizona for the National Geographic Society and reconnaissance of the prehistoric canals in the Gila River and Salt River valleys for the Bureau of American Ethnology

1930 -- Aerial surveys of ancient canals in the Gila River and Salt River valleys for the Bureau of American Ethnology and the United States Department of War

1930-49 -- Curator, Archeology, United States National Museum

1931 -- Investigations on the Natanes Plateau, Arizona, for the Bureau of American Ethnology

1931-32 -- Member, Division of Anthropology and Psychology, National Research Council (second time)

1935 -- Smithsonian Institution's delegate to the second assembly, Pan-American Institute of Geography and History

1936-48 -- Advisory Board, Laboratory of Anthropology, Santa Fe, New Mexico

1937-39 -- Member, Division of Anthropology and Psychology, National Research Council (third time)

1938 -- Married Anne Sarah MacKay

1938-40 -- Member, Board of Managers, Washington Academy of Science

1939 -- President, Society for American Archaeology, and Vice President and Chairman, Section H, American Association for the Advancement of Science

1945 -- President, American Anthropological Association

December 31, 1949 -- Retired from the staff of the United States National Museum

January 1, 1950 -- Honorary Associate in Anthropology of the Smithsonian Institution

1953 -- Awarded the Franklin L. Burr Award of the National Geographic Society

1954 -- The Material Culture of Pueblo Bonito, Smithsonian Miscellaneous Collections, volume 125

1958 -- Awarded Certificate of Award of the Smithsonian Institution

1959 -- Pueblo Del Arroyo, Chaco Canyon, New Mexico, Smithsonian Miscellaneous Collections, volume 138, number 1

1962 -- Awarded the Franklin L. Burr Award of the National Geographic Society (second time)

1964 -- The Architecture of Pueblo Bonito, Smithsonian Miscellaneous Collections, volume 147, number 1

1965 -- Awarded the Alfred Vincent Kidder Award of the American Anthropological Association

1966 -- Awarded Special Award of the United States Department of the Interior

1967 -- The Bureau of American Ethnology: A Partial History, University of Oklahoma Press

1968 -- Men met along the Trail: Adventures in Archeology, University of Oklahoma Press

December 19, 1976 -- Died
Related Archival Materials note:
Additional material in the National Anthropological Archives that relates to Judd can be found among the correspondence files of the Bureau of American Ethnology; files of the Department of Anthropology of the United States National Museum, especially those of the Division of Archeology; papers of Frank H.H. Roberts; papers of William B. Marye; American Antiquities permits records of the Anthropological Society of Washington; papers of John P. Harrington; papers of Frank M. Setzler; papers of Henry B. Collins; and records of the American Anthropological Association. Additional photographs that relate to the expeditions of which Judd was a member are in the cataloged and the uncataloged photographs. For example, negatives and other photographic material of the aerial surveys of ancient canals in the Gila River and Salt River valleys in Arizona are NAA photographic lot 3.
Topic:
Shell heaps  Search this
Dendrochronology  Search this
Bridges -- American Indian  Search this
Language and languages -- Documentation  Search this
Identifier:
NAA.1973-48
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/nw3f428d6cb-9985-4deb-9ccd-494ddce47aed
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-1973-48

A new National Geographic Society expedition ruins of Chaco Canyon, New Mexico, nature-made treasure-chest of aboriginal American history, to be excavated and studies; work begins this month

Title:
Ruins of Chaco Canyon, New Mexico
Author:
National Geographic Society (U.S.)  Search this
Type:
Books
Place:
New Mexico
Chaco Canyon
Chaco Canyon (N.M.)
Date:
1921
Topic:
Archaeology  Search this
Excavations (Archaeology)  Search this
Antiquities  Search this
Indians of North America--Antiquities  Search this
Call number:
F802.C4 N49 1921
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_937583

MS 4853 Small Sites of the Chaco [Canyon, New Mexico]

Creator:
Amsden, Monroe  Search this
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Place:
Chaco Canyon (N.M.) -- Archeology
Date:
1925 or later
Scope and Contents:
Includes autograph document 41 pages; typescript document 28 pages; Ink sketches, 5 pages; Drawings of ground plans and sections on tracing cloth, 7 sheets 12" x 22" and under; Pottery type distribution charts on tracing cloth, 6 sheets 23" x 18" and under; Oversize drawings and charts (filed in Map Case): "Turkey House, a small ruin 9 miles from Pueblo Bonito,"; "Slab house cluster near proto-kiva. September, 1926."; "Ruin 13"; "Ruin 3"; "A small pueblo 9 miles east of Pueblo Bonito"; "Mesa Verde House, 9 1/2 miles east of Pueblo Bonito. September, 1926"; "Proto-kiva. September, 1926.";Pottery distribution charts: "Hachure C. B, A"; "Solid and Chaco San Juan"; "Polished Black Interior, Indian Red, and Transitional Red"; "Corrugated Ware and Banded-Neck Ware";
"Degenerate Ware and Transitional Ware"; "Undecorated Culinary Vessels and Painted Wares."
Local Numbers:
NAA MS 4853
Citation:
Manuscript 4853, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.MS4853
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/nw3f2d7a5fe-503a-47b0-bd18-badd5fddec0a
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-ms4853

MS 4852 Preliminary Report [on site] Bc54, Chaco Canyon, New Mexico

Creator:
Bullen, Ripley P.  Search this
Extent:
49 Pages
1 Item (diagram )
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Pages
Place:
Chaco Canyon (N.M.) -- Archeology
Date:
1941
Local Numbers:
NAA MS 4852
Citation:
Manuscript 4852, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.MS4852
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/nw33856555a-c63d-4efb-9882-69b97f8de67f
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-ms4852

MS 4786 Archaeological Map of Chaco Canon

Creator:
Hewett, Edgar L. (Edgar Lee), 1865-1946  Search this
Draftsman:
Torbert, John B.  Search this
Extent:
1 Sheet (7 x 18 inches)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Sheets
Place:
Chaco Canyon (N.M.) -- Archeology
Date:
1905
Local Numbers:
NAA MS 4786
Local Note:
Blueprint of map.
Citation:
Manuscript 4786, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.MS4786
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/nw39ffb3802-8597-45a3-a09d-e4382a030717
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-ms4786

Thomas Dale Stewart Papers

Creator:
Stewart, T. D. (Thomas Dale), 1901-1997  Search this
Names:
American Association of Physical Anthropologists  Search this
National Academy of Sciences (U.S.)  Search this
National Geographic Society (U.S.)  Search this
National Museum of Natural History (U.S.). Department of Anthropology  Search this
Angel, J. Lawrence (John Lawrence)  Search this
Collins, Henry B. (Henry Bascom), 1899-1987  Search this
Hrdlička, Aleš, 1869-1943  Search this
McKern, T. W.  Search this
Extent:
65 Linear feet
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Photographs
Place:
Alaska
Shanidar Cave (Iraq)
Virginia
Maryland
Delaware
Mexico
Peru
Guatemala
Chaco Canyon (N.M.) -- Archeology
Date:
1875-1991, bulk 1931-1991
bulk 1927-1991
Summary:
Thomas Dale Stewart was a physical and forensic anthropologist and worked at the Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History from 1931 until his death in 1997. He worked under Ales Hrdlicka until 1943, became the head curator in 1960, director of the museum in 1962, and retired in 1971. Stewart's research interests included physical and forensic anthropology and archaeology, mostly in North and South America. He also worked with the F.B.I. frequently to aid in homicide investigations, and worked extensively with the U.S. Army to identify skeletal remains from the Korean War in Operation Glory. The Thomas Dale Stewart Papers primarily deal with his life and career at the Smithsonian, particularly his research projects and publications between 1931 and 1991. Materials consist mainly of correspondence, photographic material, dossiers based on writings and research projects, and administrative files.
Scope and Contents:
The Thomas Dale Stewart Papers document his research and professional activities from 1931 to 1991 and primarily deal with his anthropological and archaeological research in North and South America. There is also significant material related to ancient human skeletal remains found in Egypt and the Middle East, Stewart's work identifying skeletal remains for the U.S. Army (Operation Glory), and the history of physical and forensic anthropology. Material documenting Stewart's work with Ales Hrdlicka and other colleagues are also represented in this collection. The collection consists of correspondence, writings and research files, project data, skeletal data punch cards, photographic and illustration materials, and administrative and financial papers.

Please note that the contents of the collection and the language and terminology used reflect the context and culture of the time of its creation. As an historical document, its contents may be at odds with contemporary views and terminology and considered offensive today. The information within this collection does not reflect the views of the Smithsonian Institution or National Anthropological Archives, but is available in its original form to facilitate research.
Arrangement:
This collection is arranged in 9 series: Series 1. Biographical and Background, 1937-1983; Series 2. Correspondence, 1931-1990; Series 3. Writings and Research, 1875, 1902-1990; Series 4. Operation Glory, 1954-1957; Series 5. Professional Organizations, 1930-1990; Series 6. Trip Files, 1945-1985; Series 7. Teaching and Lectures, 1950-1970; Series 8. Exhibit Material, 1961-1969; Series 9. Photographs, 1928-1979.
Biographical note:
Thomas Dale Stewart was a curator of physical anthropology at the Smithsonian specializing in anthropometry, early man, and forensic anthropology. He worked in the Department of Anthropology for over seventy years. Born in Delta, Pennsylvania in 1901, Stewart moved to Washington, D.C. to pursue a degree at George Washington University. While attending school, he also began working at the Smithsonian in 1924 as a temporary substitute for John Baer, a family friend from Delta. After Baer died during conducting research in Panama, Stewart was invited to stay on as assistant to Ales Hrdlicka, curator of physical anthropology. Hrdlicka was impressed by Stewart's abilities and quickly took him on as a student. Promised that he would succeed Hrdlicka one day if he obtained an M.D., Stewart enrolled at The Johns Hopkins University and graduated in 1931. After graduating, Stewart was rehired by the Smithsonian as an assistant curator.

Stewart rose through the ranks of the Department of Anthropology quickly, being promoted to associate curator in 1939 and curator in 1943 after the death of his mentor Hrdlicka. Stewart was appointed head curator of the department in 1960 and director of the Natural History Museum in 1962. He continued to work at the Smithsonian well after he retired in 1971, conducting research and producing a stream of publications well into his 90s. He died in 1997 at the age of 96. Many of Stewart's early research interests matched those of his mentor: a focus on dental caries, separate neural arch and spondylolisthesis, ossuary excavation, cranial deformations, and other examinations of archaeological remains throughout North America. While Hrdlicka was alive, Stewart provided support for many of his research projects and publications. After Hrdlicka died, Stewart expanded his interests to include forensic topics and analysis of other archaeological remains.

Anthropometry was prominent in a great deal of his work. He was the first to describe Tepexpan Man from Mexico and Midland Man from Texas. He also studied the remains of Neanderthal specimens that Ralph S. Solecki, of the Bureau of American Ethnology, had uncovered at Shanidar Cave in Iraq. In forensic work, as Hrdlicka's heir, Stewart assumed work for the Federal Bureau of Investigation and other law enforcement officials. Moreover, Stewart devised new methods and published books and articles concerning forensic analysis, including his Essentials of Forensic Anthropology. In closely related work during 1954-1955, the United States Army engaged Stewart to go to Japan to examine skeletal remains repatriated after the Korean War in a project called "Operation Glory."

In terms of his areal specialization, Stewart was essentially an Americanist. In North America, he worked in Alaska with Henry B. Collins in 1927, and in subsequent years he excavated several ossuaries and other sites in the Washington, D.C., vicinity. These included a site on Potomac Creek in Virginia, Piscataway sites in Maryland, and the Townsend site in Delaware. He also carried out laboratory studies and prepared reports on skeletal remains uncovered by Smithsonian colleagues. In the 1940s and 1950s, Stewart conducted field work at archaeological sites in Mexico, Guatemala, and Peru.

He was awarded the Viking Medal in Physical Anthropology in 1953, the Joseph Henry Medal of the Smithsonian Institution in 1967, and an award from the physical anthropology section of the American Academy of Forensic Sciences in 1981.

Sources: Ubelaker, Douglas H. "Thomas Dale Stewart, A Biographer Memoir," National Academy of Sciences, 2006.

Pace, Eric. "T. Dale Stewart Dies at 96; Anthropologist at Smithsonian," The New York Times, 1997.

Chronology

1901 -- Born in Delta, Pennsylvania.

1922-1927 -- Moved to Washington, D.C. and attended George Washington University.

1924 -- Began working at the Smithsonian Institution.

1927 -- Sent by Ales Hrdlicka to Alaska to collect skeletal remains with Henry Collins.

1931 -- Graduated from The Johns Hopkins University with an M.D.

1931 -- Appointed assistant curator at the Smithsonian under Hrdlicka.

1939 -- Promoted to associate curator.

1939 -- Field work in Mexico.

1941 -- Field work in Peru.

1943 -- Taught at the Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis.

1943 -- Promoted to curator after Hrdlicka dies.

1943 -- Began working on forensic cases for the F.B.I.

1945 -- Field work in Mexico.

1949 -- Field work in Peru.

1947, 1949 -- Field work in Guatemala.

1954-1955 -- Traveled to Japan to assist in the identification of skeletal remains from the Korean War (Operation Glory).

1957-1967 -- Taught at the George Washington University School of Medicine.

1960-1962 -- Served as head curator of the Department of Anthropology.

1962-1965 -- Served as the director of the National Museum of Natural History.

1964 -- Assisted in the production of Smithsonian exhibits on physical anthropology.

1966 -- Retired from administrative duties and appointed senior scientist.

1971 -- Retired from the Smithsonian.

1997 -- Died in Bethesda, Maryland.
Related Materials:
The following manuscripts related to Stewart and his work can be found at the NAA:

NAA MS 1615- Excavations in Mancos Canyon, Colorado September 1943.

NAA MS 4669- The Townsend Site Near Lewes, Delaware 1962 by Henri Omwake.

NAA MS 4843- Report by T. Dale Stewart on Human Skeletal Material Excavated by W.M. Walker at Cedar Grove Cave, Arkansas and Natchitoches, Louisiana.

NAA MS 7025- A Tentative Closing Report on the Willin Site, Eldorado, Maryland September 1, 1952.

NAA MS 7121- "Memories from Half a Century at the Smithsonian January 11, 1978" recording.

NAA MS 7223- The Townsend Site January 1950.

NAA MS 7264- Documents Concerning Preserved Paleolithic Human Remains Found in the Vicinity of Cueva, Spain 1969-1972.

NAA MS 7357- Material Relating to Dermatoglyphics of Mayan Groups ca. 1947-1949.

NAA MS 7358- Personal Identification in Mass Disasters December 9-11 1968.

NAA MS 7359- T. Dale Stewart on the Identification of Human Remains April 6, 1970.

NAA MS 7474- Sketches of Burials at Ossuary 2, Juhle Site ca. 1971-1972.

Additional material T. Dale Stewart created while assisting Ales Hrdlicka is located at the National Anthropological Archives, The Papers of Ales Hrdlicka, ca. 1887-1943.

Many objects and artifact materials collected by T. Dale Stewart throughout his career are also held by the Smithsonian Department of Anthropology. These include skeletal remains and other materials from the Shanidar Cave in Iraq, forensic anthropological material including bone casts from Operation Glory, archaelogical materials from excavations in Maryland and Virginia including the Nanjemoy and Potomac Creek sites, and skeletal remains and other related materials from Stewart's 1927 expedition to Alaska with Henry Collins. Contact Anthropological Collections for more information.
Provenance:
Materials were transferred from T. Dale Stewart to the National Anthropological Archives in multiple accretions between 1975 and 2000 under accessions 1981-52, 1981-59, 1986-04, 1988-15, 1988-33, 1995-04, 1998-61, and 2000-46.The bulk of materials in this collection were transferred to the NAA from the Department of Anthropology in 1994 (1995-04).
Restrictions:
The Thomas Dale Stewart papers are open for research.
Rights:
Contact the repository for terms of use.
Topic:
Physical anthropology  Search this
Operation Glory  Search this
anthropometry  Search this
Anthropology, physical -- Eskimo  Search this
Anthropology, physical -- American Indian  Search this
Americans  Search this
Aging  Search this
Anthropology -- Exhibits  Search this
Fossil hominids  Search this
Early man -- Neanderthal  Search this
George Washington University  Search this
Forensic anthropology  Search this
Anthropology, history of  Search this
Archaeology  Search this
Physical anthropology -- Early man  Search this
Primates  Search this
Genre/Form:
Photographs
Citation:
Thomas Dale Stewart Papers, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
NAA.1988-33
See more items in:
Thomas Dale Stewart Papers
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/nw39eaa4784-50aa-40db-84d5-481a455cd42c
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-1988-33

[Pueblo Bonito, Chaco Canyon, New Mexico]

Extent:
1 Glass negative
Type:
Archival materials
Glass negatives
Photographs
Place:
New Mexico -- Chaco Canyon -- Archeology
Chaco Canyon (N.M.) -- Archeology
Local Numbers:
BAE GN.168 A
Genre/Form:
Photographs
See more items in:
Bureau of American Ethnology negatives
Bureau of American Ethnology negatives / Additional Materials / Photographer not recorded
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-naa-photolot-176-ref12346

A study of Southwestern archaeology / Stephen H. Lekson

Author:
Lekson, Stephen H.  Search this
Physical description:
xvii, 408 pages : map ; 26 cm
Type:
Books
History
Place:
Southwest, New
Chaco Canyon (N.M.)
Date:
2018
Topic:
Chaco culture--Research--History  Search this
Antiquities  Search this
Archaeology--Methodology--History  Search this
Research  Search this
History  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1105377

Chaco Canyon : a study guide / Frank Lee Earley

Author:
Earley, Frank Lee  Search this
Arapahoe Community College  Search this
Physical description:
70 pages : illustrations, maps ; 28 cm
Type:
Books
Place:
New Mexico
Chaco Canyon
Chaco Canyon (N.M.)
Date:
1976
Topic:
Antiquities  Search this
Excavations (Archaeology)  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1089265

The Chimney Rock Archaeological Symposium : October 20-21, 1990 : Durango, Colorado / editors, J. McKim Malville, Gary Matlock

Author:
Chimney Rock Archaeological Symposium (1990 : Durango, Colo.)  Search this
Malville, J. McKim  Search this
Matlock, Gary 1941-  Search this
Rocky Mountain Forest and Range Experiment Station (Fort Collins, Colo.)  Search this
Physical description:
106 pages : illustrations, maps ; 28 cm
Type:
Congresses
Conference papers and proceedings
Place:
Colorado
San Juan National Forest
Chimney Rock (Archuleta County, Colo.)
Chaco Canyon (N.M.)
New Mexico
Date:
1993
[1993]
Topic:
Antiquities  Search this
Archaeology and history  Search this
Forest management  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1087528

The mystery of Chaco Canyon [videorecording] / Bullfrog Films presents ; produced and directed by Anna Sofaer ; written by Anna Sofaer and Matt Dibble ; a production of the Solstice Project

Author:
Sofaer, Anna  Search this
Redford, Robert  Search this
Solstice Project  Search this
Bullfrog Films  Search this
Physical description:
1 videodisc (56 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in
Type:
Videorecordings
Place:
New Mexico
Chaco Canyon
Chaco Canyon (N.M.)
Date:
2003
1999
C2003
Topic:
Antiquities  Search this
Chaco culture--Antiquities  Search this
Excavations (Archaeology)  Search this
Indian astronomy  Search this
Call number:
E99.P9 M97 2003
video 000957
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_896065

The mystery of Chaco Canyon [videorecording] / a production of the Solstice Project ; produced and directed by Anna Sofaer ; written by Anna Sufaer and Matt Dibble

Author:
Sofaer, Anna  Search this
Dibble, Matt  Search this
Solstice Project  Search this
Bullfrog Films  Search this
Physical description:
1 videocassette (55 min., 30 sec.) : sd., col. ; 1/2 in
Type:
Videorecordings
Interviews
Place:
New Mexico
Chaco Canyon
Chaco Canyon (N.M.)
Date:
1999
C1999
Topic:
Antiquities  Search this
Archaeology--History  Search this
Excavations (Archaeology)  Search this
Call number:
E99.P9 M978 1999
video 000585
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_724669

Chaco Canyon : archaeologists explore the lives of an ancient society / Brian Fagan

Author:
Fagan, Brian M  Search this
Physical description:
xv, 256 p. : ill. (some col.), maps ; 25 cm
Type:
Books
Place:
New Mexico
Chaco Canyon
Chaco Canyon (N.M.)
Date:
2005
Topic:
Antiquities  Search this
Excavations (Archaeology)  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_785880

Great house communities across the Chacoan landscape / John Kantner and Nancy M. Mahoney, editors

Author:
Kantner, John 1967-  Search this
Mahoney, Nancy M. 1968-  Search this
Physical description:
viii, 192 p. : ill., maps ; 28 cm
Type:
Books
Place:
Chaco Canyon (N.M.)
Southwest, New
Date:
2000
Topic:
Antiquities  Search this
Pueblo architecture  Search this
Social life and customs  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_604111

Anasazi regional organization and the Chaco system / David E. Doyel, editor

Author:
Doyel, David E (David Elmond) 1946-  Search this
Society for American Archaeology Meeting (55th : 1990 : Las Vegas, Nev.)  Search this
Physical description:
xxvi, 182 p. : ill., maps ; 28 cm
Type:
Books
Place:
Chaco Canyon (N.M.)
Date:
2001
C2001
Topic:
Antiquities  Search this
Social archaeology  Search this
Call number:
E99.P9 A53 2001
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_679299

Excavations at 29SJ 633 : the Eleventh Hour Site, Chaco Canyon, New Mexico / edited by Frances Joan Mathien ; with contributions by Peter J. McKenna ... [et al.]

Author:
Mathien, Frances Joan  Search this
McKenna, Peter J  Search this
Physical description:
xxiv, 432 p. : ill., maps, plans ; 28 cm
Type:
Books
Place:
New Mexico
Chaco Canyon
Eleventh Hour Site (N.M.)
Chaco Canyon (N.M.)
Date:
1991
Topic:
Antiquities  Search this
Excavations (Archaeology)  Search this
Call number:
E99.P9 E99 1991
E99.P9E99 1991
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_423416

Excavations at 29SJ 627, Chaco Canyon, New Mexico / edited by Frances Joan Mathien

Author:
Mathien, Frances Joan  Search this
Truell, Marcia L  Search this
United States National Park Service Southwest Region Branch of Cultural Research  Search this
Physical description:
2 v. : ill., maps ; 28 cm
Type:
Books
Place:
New Mexico
Chaco Canyon
Chaco Canyon (N.M.)
Date:
1992
Topic:
Antiquities  Search this
Excavations (Archaeology)  Search this
Call number:
E99.P9 E96 1992
E99.P9E96 1992
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_438607

Small site architecture of Chaco Canyon, New Mexico / Peter J. McKenna, Marcia L. Truell

Author:
McKenna, Peter J  Search this
Truell, Marcia L  Search this
United States National Park Service  Search this
Physical description:
viii, 508 p. : ill., maps ; 28 cm
Type:
Books
Place:
New Mexico
Chaco Canyon
Chaco Canyon (N.M.)
Date:
1986
Topic:
Antiquities  Search this
Excavations (Archaeology)  Search this
Call number:
E99.P9 M15 1986
E99.P9M15 1986
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_310910

Chaco Canyon : archaeology and archaeologists / Robert H. Lister and Florence C. Lister

Author:
Lister, Robert H (Robert Hill) 1915-1990  Search this
Lister, Florence Cline  Search this
Physical description:
xiv, 284 p. : ill. ; 26 cm
Type:
Books
Place:
New Mexico
Chaco Canyon
Chaco Canyon (N.M.)
Date:
1984
C1981
Topic:
Antiquities  Search this
Archaeology--History  Search this
Excavations (Archaeology)  Search this
Call number:
E78.N65 L57 1984X
E78.N65L57 1984X
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_349810

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