MS 2420 Photographs by unidentified photographer of cliff ruins, Rio Mancos, Colorado, and other Mesa Verde ruins, collected by H. Jay Smith when preparing the "Cliff Dwellers" exhibit at the Worldʹs Columbian Exposition, 1894
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Summary
Collection ID:
NAA.MS2420
Creators:
Smith, H. Jay
Dates:
circa 1894
Languages:
Undetermined
Physical Description:
33 Prints
Repository:

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
No identifications on photographs.
Tentative identifications are: #500 Mesa Verde cliff dwelling. #501 Mesa Verde cliff dwellings. #508 Mesa Verde cliff dwelling: Spruce Tree. #509 Mesa Verde cliff dwellings. #511 Mesa Verde cliff dwellings: Cliff Palace. #514 Mesa Verde cliff dwellings. #515 Mesa Verde cliff dwellings. #516 Mesa Verde cliff dwellings. #520 Mesa Verde cliff dwellings. #525 Mesa Verde cliff dwellings: Cliff Palace. #527 Mesa Verde cliff dwellings. #532 Mesa Verde cliff dwellings. #533 Mesa Verde cliff dwellings. #536 Mesa Verde cliff dwellings. #537 Mesa Verde cliff dwellings. Mesa Verde cliff dwellings: Cliff Palace. #503 Hovenweep ruins. #504 Hovenweep ruins. #507 Hovenweep ruins. #510 Hovenweep ruins. #518 Hovenweep ruins. #700 Tower-like ruin. #512 Ruin on rock pinnacle, with man seated on top. #550 Ruin on rock pinnacle. #524 View of Colorado valley. #531 Pillar-like rock formation. #900 Group of unidentified Indian men.

Local Numbers
Local Numbers
NAA MS 2420

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Using the Collection
Citation
Manuscript 2420, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution

Custodial History
Custodial History
Letter of transmittal from H. Jay Smith, 1900 4th St., S.E., Minneapolis, Minnesota, April 6, 1894, accompanies prints.

Keywords
Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Mesa Verde (Colorado) -- Archeology Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Spruce Tree House (Mesa Verde, Colorado) -- Archeology Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Cliff Palace (Mesa Verde, Colorado) -- Archeology Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Hovenweep (Colorado) -- Archeology Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
American Indians -- Colorado Culture Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
World's Columbian Exposition (1893 : Chicago, Ill.) Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

Repository Contact
National Anthropological Archives
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