George L. Beam photographs of Pueblo dwellings, undated

Summary
Collection ID:
NAA.PhotoLot.87-2A
Creators:
Beam, George L. (George Lytle), 1868-1935
Dates:
undated
Languages:
Undetermined
Physical Description:
2 Prints
silver gelatin
Repository:

Scope and Contents note
Scope and Contents note
The collection consists of two photographs, one depicting Spruce Tree House in Mesa Verde and the other depicting a man standing by a Pueblo-style building.

Biographical/Historical note
Biographical/Historical note
George L. Beam (1868-1935) was company photographer for the Denver & Rio Grande railroad. In this capacity, he documented the railroad and scenery of the western United States.

Local Call Number(s)
Local Call Number(s)
NAA Photo Lot 87-2A

Using the Collection
Conditions Governing Access note
The collection is open for research.
Access to the collection requires an appointment.
Conditions Governing Use note
Contact the repository for terms of use.
Preferred Citation note
Photo lot 87-2A, George L. Beam photographs of Pueblo dwellings, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution

Location of Other Archival Materials
Location of Other Archival Materials
Additional photographs by Beam can be found in the National Anthropological Archives in Photo Lot 24 and Photo Lot 30.
Location of Other Archival Materials
The National Anthropological Archives holds the George L. Beam Papers, circa 1917-1927 (MS 4517).
Location of Other Archival Materials
Photographs by Beam can be found at the Denver Public Library in the James L Ozment Collection.

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
Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Photographs Type Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Mesa Verde National Park (Colo.) Place Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Cliff-dwellings Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Colorado -- Antiquities Place Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Indians of North America -- Southwest, New Culture Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Pueblo Indians Culture Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Denver and Rio Grande Western Railroad Company Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

Repository Contact
National Anthropological Archives
Museum Support Center
4210 Silver Hill Road
Suitland 20746
naa@si.edu
http://www.anthropology.si.edu/naa/