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Coiled basket

Collector:
Edward S. Curtis  Search this
Donor Name:
James "Jim" H. Graybill  Search this
Diameter - Rim:
26 cm
Height:
30 cm
Culture:
Hopi  Search this
Object Type:
Basket
Place:
Northern, Arizona, United States, North America
Accession Date:
30 Aug 2012
Collection Date:
1900 to 1930
Topic:
Ethnology  Search this
Accession Number:
2058745
USNM Number:
E432854-0
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Anthropology
Data Source:
NMNH - Anthropology Dept.
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/353f28fd3-072b-40a1-b917-ce898c334406
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhanthropology_10365124

Shallow Basket Tray

Collector:
Col. James Stevenson  Search this
Frank H. Cushing  Search this
Frank G. Galbraith  Search this
Donor Name:
Col. James Stevenson  Search this
Culture:
Hopi  Search this
Object Type:
Basket
Place:
New Mexico, United States, North America
Accession Date:
6 Jan 1881
Topic:
Ethnology  Search this
Accession Number:
009899
USNM Number:
E42199-0
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Anthropology
Data Source:
NMNH - Anthropology Dept.
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/3e3fd0239-9ad6-492b-bc74-b8ade846bf10
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhanthropology_8454792

Navaja Water Jug

Collector:
Col. James Stevenson  Search this
Frank H. Cushing  Search this
Frank G. Galbraith  Search this
Donor Name:
Col. James Stevenson  Search this
Culture:
Hopi  Search this
Object Type:
Basket
Place:
New Mexico, United States, North America
Accession Date:
6 Jan 1881
Topic:
Ethnology  Search this
Accession Number:
009899
USNM Number:
E42107-0
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Anthropology
Data Source:
NMNH - Anthropology Dept.
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/3bfdb4fe7-3506-4b5e-b09b-2c3a6355b5b2
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhanthropology_8453741

Peach Basket

Collector:
Col. James Stevenson  Search this
Frank H. Cushing  Search this
Frank G. Galbraith  Search this
Donor Name:
Col. James Stevenson  Search this
Culture:
Hopi  Search this
Object Type:
Basket
Place:
New Mexico, United States, North America
Accession Date:
6 Jan 1881
Topic:
Ethnology  Search this
Accession Number:
009899
USNM Number:
E42128-0
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Anthropology
Data Source:
NMNH - Anthropology Dept.
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/39602c44d-9863-49c7-baca-1f660658da20
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhanthropology_8453978
Online Media:

Peach Basket

Collector:
Col. James Stevenson  Search this
Frank H. Cushing  Search this
Frank G. Galbraith  Search this
Donor Name:
Col. James Stevenson  Search this
Culture:
Hopi  Search this
Object Type:
Basket
Place:
New Mexico, United States, North America
Accession Date:
6 Jan 1881
Topic:
Ethnology  Search this
Accession Number:
009899
USNM Number:
E42130-0
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Anthropology
Data Source:
NMNH - Anthropology Dept.
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/32ca111e3-6dfd-41c6-9f9d-f970f871183c
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhanthropology_8454011
Online Media:

Peach Basket

Collector:
Col. James Stevenson  Search this
Frank H. Cushing  Search this
Frank G. Galbraith  Search this
Donor Name:
Col. James Stevenson  Search this
Culture:
Hopi  Search this
Object Type:
Basket
Place:
New Mexico, United States, North America
Accession Date:
6 Jan 1881
Topic:
Ethnology  Search this
Accession Number:
009899
USNM Number:
E42131-0
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Anthropology
Data Source:
NMNH - Anthropology Dept.
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/3f3588bd3-63de-4814-ac13-fcbed08a48ec
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhanthropology_8454022
Online Media:

Peach Basket

Collector:
Col. James Stevenson  Search this
Frank H. Cushing  Search this
Frank G. Galbraith  Search this
Donor Name:
Col. James Stevenson  Search this
Culture:
Hopi  Search this
Object Type:
Basket
Place:
New Mexico, United States, North America
Accession Date:
6 Jan 1881
Topic:
Ethnology  Search this
Accession Number:
009899
USNM Number:
E42132-0
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Anthropology
Data Source:
NMNH - Anthropology Dept.
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/39a9f48d3-6a65-41d6-9486-696730b9aaab
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhanthropology_8454033
Online Media:

Peach Basket

Collector:
Col. James Stevenson  Search this
Frank H. Cushing  Search this
Frank G. Galbraith  Search this
Donor Name:
Col. James Stevenson  Search this
Culture:
Hopi  Search this
Object Type:
Basket
Place:
New Mexico, United States, North America
Accession Date:
6 Jan 1881
Topic:
Ethnology  Search this
Accession Number:
009899
USNM Number:
E42133-0
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Anthropology
Data Source:
NMNH - Anthropology Dept.
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/3ed1b7727-bfe7-4c4f-b89b-da71ba4484ae
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhanthropology_8454044
Online Media:

Peach Basket

Collector:
Col. James Stevenson  Search this
Frank H. Cushing  Search this
Frank G. Galbraith  Search this
Donor Name:
Col. James Stevenson  Search this
Culture:
Hopi  Search this
Object Type:
Basket
Place:
New Mexico, United States, North America
Accession Date:
6 Jan 1881
Topic:
Ethnology  Search this
Accession Number:
009899
USNM Number:
E42135-0
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Anthropology
Data Source:
NMNH - Anthropology Dept.
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/3089a988c-2a37-4140-b383-69eec1e4633f
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhanthropology_8454066
Online Media:

Peach Basket

Collector:
Col. James Stevenson  Search this
Frank H. Cushing  Search this
Frank G. Galbraith  Search this
Donor Name:
Col. James Stevenson  Search this
Culture:
Hopi  Search this
Object Type:
Basket
Place:
New Mexico, United States, North America
Accession Date:
6 Jan 1881
Topic:
Ethnology  Search this
Accession Number:
009899
USNM Number:
E42137-0
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Anthropology
Data Source:
NMNH - Anthropology Dept.
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/357c42623-5a1e-4889-95b1-828b91803fba
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhanthropology_8454091
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Closely Woven Basket-Tray - Plain

Collector:
Col. James Stevenson  Search this
Frank H. Cushing  Search this
Frank G. Galbraith  Search this
Donor Name:
Col. James Stevenson  Search this
Culture:
Hopi  Search this
Object Type:
Basketry Tray
Place:
New Mexico, United States, North America
Accession Date:
6 Jan 1881
Topic:
Ethnology  Search this
Accession Number:
009899
USNM Number:
E42161-0
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Anthropology
Data Source:
NMNH - Anthropology Dept.
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/33a4a462f-8886-4ab1-95e7-b39e805a3c82
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhanthropology_8454364
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Closely Woven Basket-Tray - Plain

Collector:
Col. James Stevenson  Search this
Frank H. Cushing  Search this
Frank G. Galbraith  Search this
Donor Name:
Col. James Stevenson  Search this
Culture:
Hopi  Search this
Object Type:
Basketry Tray
Place:
New Mexico, United States, North America
Accession Date:
6 Jan 1881
Topic:
Ethnology  Search this
Accession Number:
009899
USNM Number:
E42162-0
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Anthropology
Data Source:
NMNH - Anthropology Dept.
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/3cdec4931-aabb-4dd4-9757-92bf6246faed
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhanthropology_8454375
Online Media:

Closely Woven Basket-Tray - Plain

Collector:
Col. James Stevenson  Search this
Frank H. Cushing  Search this
Frank G. Galbraith  Search this
Donor Name:
Col. James Stevenson  Search this
Culture:
Hopi  Search this
Object Type:
Basketry Tray
Place:
New Mexico, United States, North America
Accession Date:
6 Jan 1881
Topic:
Ethnology  Search this
Accession Number:
009899
USNM Number:
E42163-0
See more items in:
Anthropology
Data Source:
NMNH - Anthropology Dept.
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/34ffed272-518d-43e4-bb65-3d9a569c141d
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhanthropology_8454386
Online Media:

Shallow Basket Tray

Collector:
Col. James Stevenson  Search this
Frank H. Cushing  Search this
Frank G. Galbraith  Search this
Donor Name:
Col. James Stevenson  Search this
Culture:
Hopi  Search this
Object Type:
Basket
Place:
New Mexico, United States, North America
Accession Date:
6 Jan 1881
Topic:
Ethnology  Search this
Accession Number:
009899
USNM Number:
E42183-0
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Anthropology
Data Source:
NMNH - Anthropology Dept.
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/3cfbc0b61-493a-40a8-89bb-cf3e7575db99
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhanthropology_8454609
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Olive Rush papers, 1879-1967

Creator:
Rush, Olive, 1873-1966  Search this
Subject:
United States. Dept. of the Treasury. Section of Fine Arts  Search this
Topic:
American Indians in art  Search this
Art and state  Search this
Women painters  Search this
Mural painting and decoration  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)9223
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)211418
AAA_collcode_rusholiv
Theme:
Diaries
Sketches & Sketchbooks
Lives of American Artists
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_coll_211418
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Photographs of Smithsonian Institution anthropology exhibits at Louisiana Purchase Exposition

Creator:
Smithsonian Institution, collector and exhibit designer  Search this
Names:
Smithsonian Institution. Bureau of American Ethnology. exhibit designer  Search this
United States National Museum., exhibit designer  Search this
Holmes, William Henry, 1846-1933  Search this
Extent:
31 mounted prints (silver gelatin)
Culture:
Indians of North America -- Southwest, New  Search this
Mayas  Search this
Indians of North America -- Great Plains  Search this
Zuni Indians  Search this
Indians of North America -- Northwest Coast of North America  Search this
Hopi Indians  Search this
Indians of Mexico  Search this
Indians of the West Indies  Search this
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Mounted prints
Photographs
Place:
Xochicalco Site (Mexico)
Date:
1904
Scope and Contents note:
Images of United States National Museum anthropological exhibits at the Louisiana Purchase Exposition, also called the St. Louis World's Fair. Images of the Department of Anthropology's exhibits include those of photographs and models of Mayan and Mesoamerican temples; antiquities from Mexico, Mesoamerica, and the West Indies; and American Indian, Mexican, and Mesoamerican sculptures, ceramics, tools, textiles, masks, and baskets. Photographs also document the Bureau of American Ethnology's exhibits, including "symbolic art," drawings and paintings on artifacts from tribes of the New Southwest, Plains, and Northwest Coast. The collection also includes a photograph of carved designs on a structure at Xochicales, possibly used in the exhibition or as part of its design.
Biographical/Historical note:
The National Museum's Department of Anthropology and the Bureau of American Ethnology exhibits at the Louisiana Purchase Exposition were highly integrated, and both were designed by then chief of the Bureau of American Ethnology and former head curator of the Department of Anthropology, William Henry Holmes. The exhibits were intended to illustrate "the higher culture of the native American peoples as shown in their arts and industries." The exhibit featured examples of architecture, sculpture, ceramics, metal work, water craft, musical instruments, pipes, and ceremonial objects and included models of Aztec ruins based on plans by De Lancey W. Gill.
Local Call Number(s):
NAA Photo Lot 82-31
Location of Other Archival Materials:
Papers, photographs, and records relating to exhibitions at the Louisiana Purchase Exposition can be found in the National Anthropological Archives in MS 4689, MS 7571, MS 7208, Photo Lot 24, and Bureau of American Ethnology Letters Received 1888-1906.
The Smithsonian Institution Archives holds Exposition Records of the Smithsonian Institution and the United States National Museum, 1867-1940 (SIA RU000070) as well as photographs of the exhibits.
Additional photographs of the Louisiana Purchase Exposition can be found in the National Anthropological Archives in Photo Lot 107, Photo Lot 89-8, and Photo Lot 90-1.
Restrictions:
The collection is open for research.

Access to the collection requires an appointment.
Rights:
Contact the repository for terms of use.
Topic:
Religion  Search this
Mayas -- Antiquities  Search this
Decorative arts  Search this
Symbolism  Search this
Exhibitions  Search this
Genre/Form:
Photographs
Citation:
Photo lot 82-31, Photographs of Smithsonian anthropology exhibits at Louisiana Purchase Exposition, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.PhotoLot.82-31
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-photolot-82-31

C. Hart Merriam photographs of American Indians

Creator:
Merriam, C. Hart (Clinton Hart), 1855-1942  Search this
Photographer:
Boysen Studio  Search this
Diller, J. S.  Search this
Harrington, John Peabody, 1884-1961  Search this
Henshaw, Henry W. (Henry Wetherbee), 1850-1930  Search this
Meddaugh, O. E.  Search this
Names:
Muir, John, 1838-1914  Search this
Talbot, Zenaida Merriam (photographer)  Search this
Twain, Mark, 1835-1910  Search this
Extent:
5,000 Items (glass negatives, film negatives, lantern slides, and some prints)
Culture:
Apache Indians  Search this
Athapascan Indians  Search this
Achomawi Indians  Search this
Jicarilla Indians  Search this
Indians of North America -- Southwest, New  Search this
Atsugewi Indians  Search this
Patwin Indians  Search this
Karok Indians  Search this
Klamath Indians  Search this
Hopi Indians  Search this
Shasta Indians  Search this
Shoshoni Indians  Search this
Pomo Indians  Search this
Paiute Indians  Search this
Panamint Indians  Search this
Pima Indians  Search this
Mono Indians  Search this
Navajo Indians  Search this
Nez Percé Indians  Search this
Ohlone Indians  Search this
Indians of North America -- Great Basin  Search this
Luiseño Indians  Search this
Maidu Indians  Search this
Miwok Indians  Search this
Modoc Indians  Search this
Klikitat Indians  Search this
Laguna Indians  Search this
Indians of North America -- California  Search this
Yana Indians  Search this
Wintu Indians  Search this
Yokuts Indians  Search this
Yokayo Indians  Search this
Pueblo Indians  Search this
Tolowa Indians  Search this
Taos Indians  Search this
Washo Indians  Search this
Wasco Indians  Search this
Nisenan Indians  Search this
Indians of North America -- Subarctic  Search this
Indians of North America -- Plateau  Search this
Hupa Indians  Search this
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Lantern slides
Photographs
Date:
circa 1902-1938
Scope and Contents note:
Photographs depicting American Indian baskets and portraits of American Indians with whom C. Hart Merriam worked, as well as scenic views and images of animals and plants, mostly in California. Many of the photographs were made by Merriam himself or his daughter Zenaida Merriam Talbot. In addition, Merriam collected photographs from other researchers and photographers, including J. S. Diller, John Peabody Harrington, Henry Wetherbee Henshaw, and O. E. Meddaugh. There are also images acquired from the Boysen Studio of Yosemite and photographs of Mark Twain, John Muir, basketmaker Maggie James, and Merriam's family.
Biographical/Historical note:
Clinton Hart Merriam (1855-1942) was a Columbia University-educated physician who worked as a naturalist, including as head of the Biological Survey for the US Department of Agriculture. He joined the Harriman Alaska Expedition as a zoologist in 1899. In 1910, he left the USDA and began to conduct research among the California tribes. Financed by Mary W. Harriman and the E. H. Harriman Fund administered by the Smithsonian, he researched tribes' vocabularies, history, mythology, crafts (particularly basketmaking) until about 1936. His resarch was assisted by his daughter, Zenaida, who took photographs and painted glass slides for him. Merriam served as President of the Anthropological Society of Washington in 1920-1921.
Local Call Number(s):
NAA Photo Lot 74-27
General note:
Additional information supplied by Marvin Shodas.
Location of Other Archival Materials:
Merriam's notes held in the National Anthropological Archives in MS 1563 and in the Smithsonian Institution Archives in SIA Acc. 12-264.
Additional photographs by Merriam held in the National Museum of American Indian Archives in the Mary Harriman Rumsey Photograph Collection and the Harriman Alaska Expedition Photograph Collection.
Correspondence from Merriam held in the National Anthropological Archives in MS 4558, the Department of Anthropology records (Manuscript and Pamphlet file), Bureau of American Ethnology records, J.C. Pilling Papers, Ales Hrdlicka Papers, and Jesse Logan Nusbaum Papers.
The Bancroft Library at University of California, Berkeley holds the C. Hart Merriam Papers, C. Hart Merriam Collection of Native American Photographs (prints corresponding to negatives in this collection), and C. Hart Merriam pictorial collection.
Restrictions:
The collection is open for research.

Access to the collection requires an appointment.
Rights:
Merriamʹs family has requested that credit be given the C. Hart Merriam collection whenever the photographs are used.
Topic:
Baskets  Search this
Genre/Form:
Lantern slides
Photographs
Citation:
Photo lot 74-27, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.PhotoLot.74-27
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-photolot-74-27

Loom—Textiles—Weaving

Collection Creator:
National Museum of Natural History (U.S.). Department of Anthropology  Search this
Smithsonian Institution. Department of Anthropology  Search this
Smithsonian Institution. United States National Museum. Department of Anthropology  Search this
Container:
Box 33
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1917 April 9
Scope and Contents:
Includes illustrations and photographs, including baskets; notes by Walter Hough; descriptions of specimens; Emry Kopler to Hough, 4/9/17, re Hopi weaving implement called see-pel-ko-che, used for making tassels for fringe of wedding garb; Alphons Stuebel, "Old Peruvian Weaving Patterns and Their Analogical Decoration of the Old Classical Art"; and printed material.
Collection Restrictions:
Some materials are restricted.

Access to the Department of Anthropology records requires an appointment.
Collection Rights:
Contact the repository for terms of use.
Collection Citation:
Department of Anthropology Records, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
See more items in:
Department of Anthropology records
Department of Anthropology records / Series 17: Division of Ethnology / 17.1: Manuscript and Pamphlet File
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-naa-xxxx-0311-ref14857

Basket Dance, (sculpture)

Sculptor:
Goodacre, Glenna 1939-2020  Search this
Medium:
Sculpture: bronze; Base: sandstone and concrete, painted pink
Culture:
Indian  Search this
Type:
Sculptures-Outdoor Sculpture
Sculptures
Owner/Location:
Administered by Town of Avon Art in Public Places P. O. Box 1368 Avon Colorado 81620
Located East Benchmark Road & East Beaver Creek Boulevard Avon Colorado 81620
Date:
1987. Installed 1992
Topic:
Figure group--Female  Search this
Object--Other--Basket  Search this
Ethnic--Hopi  Search this
Ethnic--Navajo  Search this
Ethnic--Zuni  Search this
Ceremony--Dance--Basket Dance  Search this
Control number:
IAS CO000542
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_ari_333903

John Wetherill lantern slides

Photographer:
Wetherill, John  Search this
Extent:
42 lantern slides
Culture:
Pueblo (Anasazi) (archaeological)  Search this
Diné (Navajo)  Search this
Ute  Search this
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
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
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