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Richard Wetherill prints and negatives

Creator:
Wetherill, John  Search this
Wetherill, Richard, 1858-1910  Search this
Extent:
3 acetate negatives (black and white, 5 x 7 inches.)
54 Photographic prints (albumen, 5 x 7 inches.)
Culture:
Pueblo Indians  Search this
Zia Indians  Search this
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Acetate negatives
Photographic prints
Photographs
Black-and-white negatives
Albumen prints
Place:
Johnson Canyon (Colo.)
San Juan Mountains (Colo. and N.M.)
Mancos Canyon (Colo.)
Colorado -- Antiquities
Mesa Verde National Park (Colo.)
Date:
circa 1890-1900
Summary:
This collection contains 54 albumen prints and 3 black-and-white negatives taken circa 1890-1900. Only two of the images can be definitively attributed to Richard Wetherill; the majority are attributed to "one of the Wetherill Brothers," either Richard or his brother John. The images depict views of various locations in Colorado, including Johnson Canyon, Mancos Canyon, the La Plata Mountains (San Juan Mountains), Mesa Verde (Balcony House, Cliff Palace, Navajo Canyon, Cliff Canyon, Ruin Canyon), and the Wetherill ranch known as Alamo House. Also present are images of a Zia Pueblo woman and a burial site at Grant Gulch, Colorado.
Arrangement note:
Prints:organzied in folders,arranged by image number.

Negatives: organized in individual sleeves,arranged by image number.
Restrictions:
Access is by appointment only, Monday - Friday, 9:30 am - 4:30 pm. Please contact the archives to make an appointment.
Rights:
Copyright: National Museum of the American Indian. Some images are restricted due to cultural sensitivity. Consult the archivist for further information.
Topic:
Indians of North America -- Funeral customs and rites  Search this
Genre/Form:
Photographs
Black-and-white negatives
Albumen prints
Citation:
Richard Wetherill prints and negatives, National Museum of the American Indian Archives, Smithsonian Institution (negative, slide or catalog number).
Identifier:
NMAI.AC.051
Archival Repository:
National Museum of the American Indian
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-nmai-ac-051

Pueblo III communities in transition : environment and adaptation in Johnson Canyon / by Paul R. Nickens

Author:
Nickens, Paul R  Search this
Physical description:
62 pages : illustrations ; 28 cm
Type:
Books
Place:
Colorado
Johnson Canyon
Johnson Canyon (Colo.)
Date:
1981
Topic:
Antiquities  Search this
Indians of North America--Antiquities  Search this
Cliff-dwellings  Search this
Human beings--Effect of environment on  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1054012

Environment and adaptation in Johnson Canyon, southwestern Colorado : Pueblo III communities in transition / by Paul Rhys Nickens

Author:
Nickens, Paul R  Search this
Physical description:
xvii, 260 leaves : illustrations ; 28 cm
Type:
Manuscripts
Place:
Colorado
Johnson Canyon
Johnson Canyon (Colo.)
Date:
1977
Topic:
Antiquities  Search this
Cliff-dwellings  Search this
Indians of North America--Antiquities  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1077096

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