Richard Wetherill prints and negatives,
circa 1890-1900
NMAI.AC.051

Summary
Collection ID:
NMAI.AC.051
Creators:
Wetherill, John
Wetherill, Richard, 1858-1910
Dates:
circa 1890-1900
Languages:
No_linguistic_content
Physical Description:
3 Acetate negatives
black and white
5 x 7 inches.
54 photographic prints
albumen
5 x 7 inches.
Repository:
National Museum of the American Indian Archive Center
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
Arrangement note
Prints:organzied in folders,arranged by image number.
Negatives: organized in individual sleeves,arranged by image number.

Administration
Processing Information note
NMAIA Review
Author

Using the Collection
Conditions Governing Access note
Access is by appointment only, Monday - Friday, 9:30 am - 4:30 pm. Please contact the archives to make an appointment.
Conditions Governing Use note
Copyright: National Museum of the American Indian. Some images are restricted due to cultural sensitivity. Consult the archivist for further information.
Preferred Citation note
Richard Wetherill prints and negatives, National Museum of the American Indian Archives, Smithsonian Institution (negative, slide or catalog number).

Keywords
Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Albumen prints Genre/Form Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Black-and-white negatives Genre/Form Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Colorado--Antiquities Place Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Indians of North America--Funeral customs and rites Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Johnson Canyon (Colo.) Place Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Mancos Canyon (Colo.) Place Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Mesa Verde National Park (Colo.) Place Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Photographs Genre/Form Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Pueblo Indians Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
San Juan Mountains (Colo. and N.M.) Place Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Zia Indians Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

Repository Contact
National Museum of the American Indian Archive Center
4220 Silver Hill Rd
Suitland , Maryland, 20746-2863
Phone: 301.238.1400
nmaiarchives@si.edu