MS 4853 Small Sites of the Chaco [Canyon, New Mexico]

Collection ID:
Amsden, Monroe
1925 or later

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
Includes autograph document 41 pages; typescript document 28 pages; Ink sketches, 5 pages; Drawings of ground plans and sections on tracing cloth, 7 sheets 12" x 22" and under; Pottery type distribution charts on tracing cloth, 6 sheets 23" x 18" and under; Oversize drawings and charts (filed in Map Case): "Turkey House, a small ruin 9 miles from Pueblo Bonito,"; "Slab house cluster near proto-kiva. September, 1926."; "Ruin 13"; "Ruin 3"; "A small pueblo 9 miles east of Pueblo Bonito"; "Mesa Verde House, 9 1/2 miles east of Pueblo Bonito. September, 1926"; "Proto-kiva. September, 1926.";Pottery distribution charts: "Hachure C. B, A"; "Solid and Chaco San Juan"; "Polished Black Interior, Indian Red, and Transitional Red"; "Corrugated Ware and Banded-Neck Ware";
Scope and Contents
"Degenerate Ware and Transitional Ware"; "Undecorated Culinary Vessels and Painted Wares."

Local Numbers
Local Numbers
NAA MS 4853

Using the Collection
Manuscript 4853, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution

Custodial History
Custodial History
Deposited by Frank H. H. Roberts, Jr., with papers of his own, in 1964, before his retirement as Director, Bureau of American Ethnology, June 5, 1964.

Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Chaco Canyon (N.M.) -- Archeology Place Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

Repository Contact
National Anthropological Archives
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