National Anthropological Archives

Guide to MS 4104 Frederick Samuel Dellenbaugh drawings of petroglyphs at Shinumo Canyon, 1871-1872

Summary
Collection ID:
NAA.MS4104
Creators:
Dellenbaugh, Frederick Samuel, 1853-1935
Dates:
1871-1872
Languages:
English
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Physical Description:
18 Drawings
ink
6.25 x 10 inches
Repository:
Container:
4104

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
The collection consists of eighteen (18) drawings of petroglyphs at Shinumo Canyon by Frederick Samuel Dellenbaugh and related notes. The notes describe 28 drawings in total; 10 drawings have been lost.
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 As an historical document, its contents may be at odds with contemporary views and terminology and considered offensive today.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.

Biographical Note
Biographical Note
Frederick Samuel Dellenbaugh (1853-1935) was an artist, topographer, explorer, and author. From 1871 to 1873, Dellenbaugh was a member of John Wesley Powell's Second Colorado River Expedition, serving as an artist and assistant topographer. Following the expedition, Dellenbaugh traveled in the West, served as artist on E. H. Harriman's expedition to Alaska and Siberia, and studied painting in France. He wrote and lectured about the West, publishing The Romance of the Colorado River and A Canyon Voyage, which described the second Powell expedition. In later years he continued to travel in the West, served as librarian to the National Geographic Society, and founded the Explorer's Club. He died in New York City.

Digital Content

Using the Collection
Preferred Citation
MS 4104 Frederick Samuel Dellenbaugh drawings of petroglyphs at Shinumo Canyon, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
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Related Materials
The National Anthropological Archives holds additional drawings by Dellenbaugh in MS 2030.
The University of Arizona Libraries, Special Collections and the Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library Repository at Yale University hold collections of Dellenbaugh's papers, photographs, and drawings.

More Information
Local Numbers
Local Numbers
NAA MS 4104

Variant Title
Variant Title
Collection of original drawings of hieroglyphs by F. S. Dellenbaugh made at Shinumo (Shenomo) Canyon


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