Rolland L. Porter photograph of Cutler Park Mound, 1905

Collection ID:
Porter, Rolland L.
Physical Description:
1 mounted copy print

Scope and Contents note
Scope and Contents note
The collection consists of a photograph depicting a mound in a clearing at Cutler Park. Text below the photograph states, "One of a series of 3 fine mounds in Cutler Park at Waukesha, the preservation of which was secured by the Wis. Archeological Society and citizens."

Biographical/Historical note
Biographical/Historical note
Rolland L. Porter was a Wisconsin archeologist who assisted the city of Waukesha, Wisconsin, as it aquired property in Cutler Park in 1902, helping to preserve the burial mounds there. He was named Vice President of the Wisconsin Archeological Society when it was established in 1903.

Local Call Number(s)
Local Call Number(s)
NAA Photo Lot 82-2D

Using the Collection
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Preferred Citation note
Photo lot 87-2D, Rolland L. Porter photograph of Cutler Park Mound, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution

Contained in
Contained in
Smithsonian Institution Bureau of American Ethnology photograph collections, undated

Custodial History note
Custodial History note
This collection was found in 1972, along with other collections in Photo Lot 87-2, as something which had been set aside as a "problem collection," though this may only reflect that it had not yet been processed.

Keywords table of terms and types.
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Waukesha (Wis.) -- Antiquities Place Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Wisconsin Archeological Society Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

Repository Contact
National Anthropological Archives
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