Copies of Herbert W. Dick photographs of exavations at Bat Cave, 1948-1950

Summary
Collection ID:
NAA.PhotoLot.R86-67
Creators:
Dick, Herbert W. (photographer or collector)
Dates:
1948-1950
Languages:
Undetermined
Physical Description:
83 copy prints
Repository:

Scope and Contents note
Scope and Contents note
Copies of photographs probably made or collected by Herbert W. Dick for his 1965 book, Bat Cave. Included are images of excavations and sediment, field camp and crew, a nearby quarry site, a building in Horse Springs, and projectile points and baskets found at Bat Cave in New Mexico. Depicted individuals include Jeffery V. Morris, Hugo G. Rodeck, Ernst Antevs, Roberta Smith, Martha Dick, C. Earle Smith, Jr., Eloise Richards, Charles McGimsey, Herbert W. Dick, Hugo C. Cotter, and Robert P. Goethals.

Biographical/Historical note
Biographical/Historical note
Bat Cave is an archeological site in New Mexico that consists of rock shelters dating to about 10,000 years ago and contains evidence of early maize agriculture. Excavations were conducted at the site in 1948 by the Harvard Peabody Museum, in 1950 by Harvard and the University of Colorado Museum, and in 1981-1983 by the Museum of Anthropology at the University of Michigan.

Administration
Existence and Location of Originals note
Originals retained by Herbert W. Dick.
Author
Sarah Ganderup

Local Call Number(s)
Local Call Number(s)
NAA Photo Lot R86-67

Reproduction Note
Reproduction Note
Copy prints made by Smithsonian Institution.

Using the Collection
Conditions Governing Access note
The collection is open for research.
Access to the collection requires an appointment.
Conditions Governing Use note
This copy collection has been obtained for reference purposes only. Contact the repository for terms of use and access.
Preferred Citation note
Photo Lot R86-67, Copies of Herbert W. Dick photographs of excavations at Bat Cave, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution

Location of Other Archival Materials
Location of Other Archival Materials
The National Anthropological Libraries and Smithsonian Institution Libraries hold Dick's book, Bat Cave, and Wirt Wills's report on the 1981 University of Michigan Museum of Anthropology Research at Bat Cave.
Location of Other Archival Materials
Records and correspondence by Dick can be found in the National Anthropological Archives in River Basin Surveys Records, Donald Jayne Lehmer Papers, and Waldo Rudolph Wedel and Mildred Mott Wedel Papers.
Location of Other Archival Materials
Correspondence from Hugo Rodeck can be found in the National Anthropological Archives in the Donald Jayne Lehmer Papers.
Location of Other Archival Materials
Correspondence from Ernst Antevs can be found in the National Anthropological Archives in the Frank Harold Hanna Roberts, Jr., papers and photographs.
Location of Other Archival Materials
Writings by Charles McGimsey can be found in the National Anthropological Archives in the General Accounting Office Working Papers Concerning Review of Federal Agencies and Implementation of Archeological Salvage Laws, River Basin Surveys Records, and MS 7222.

Custodial History note
Custodial History note
The original negatives were loaned for copying by Herbert W. Dick through Wirt H. Wills, a fellow in the Smithsonian Department of Anthropology.

Keywords
Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
New Mexico -- Antiquities Place Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Photographs Type Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Baskets Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Bat Cave (N.M.) Place Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Excavations (Archaeology) Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Corn Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
McGimsey, Charles R. (Charles Robert), 1925- Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Rodeck, Hugo G. Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Smith, C. Earle (Claude Earle), 1922-1987 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Antevs, Ernst, 1888-1974 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

Repository Contact
National Anthropological Archives
Museum Support Center
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