Richard Wetherill prints and negatives,
circa 1890-1900

Summary
Collection ID:
NMAI.AC.051
Creators:
Wetherill, John
Wetherill, Richard, 1858-1910
Dates:
circa 1890-1900
Languages:
No linguistic content; Not applicable
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Physical Description:
3 Acetate negatives
black and white
5 x 7 inches.
54 Photographic prints
albumen
5 x 7 inches.
Repository:
This collection contains 54 albumen prints and 3 black-and-white negatives taken circa 1890-1900. Only two of the images can be definitively attributed to Richard Wetherill; the majority are attributed to "one of the Wetherill Brothers," either Richard or his brother John. The images depict views of various locations in Colorado, including Johnson Canyon, Mancos Canyon, the La Plata Mountains (San Juan Mountains), Mesa Verde (Balcony House, Cliff Palace, Navajo Canyon, Cliff Canyon, Ruin Canyon), and the Wetherill ranch known as Alamo House. Also present are images of a Zia Pueblo woman and a burial site at Grand Gulch, Utah.

Arrangement note
Arrangement note
Prints:organzied in folders,arranged by image number.
Negatives: organized in individual sleeves,arranged by image number.

Administration
Processing Information note
NMAIA Review

Using the Collection
Conditions Governing Use note
Copyright: National Museum of the American Indian. Some images are restricted due to cultural sensitivity. Consult the archivist for further information.
Conditions Governing Access note
Access is by appointment only, Monday - Friday, 9:30 am - 4:30 pm. Please contact the archives to make an appointment.
Preferred Citation note
Richard Wetherill prints and negatives, National Museum of the American Indian Archives, Smithsonian Institution (negative, slide or catalog number).

Keywords
Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Photographs Genre Form Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Johnson Canyon (Colo.) Geographic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
San Juan Mountains (Colo. and N.M.) Geographic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Pueblo Cultural Context Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Mancos Canyon (Colo.) Geographic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Indians of North America -- Funeral customs and rites Topical Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Black-and-white negatives Genre Form Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Albumen prints Genre Form Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Colorado -- Antiquities Geographic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Zia Pueblo Cultural Context Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Mesa Verde National Park (Colo.) Geographic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

Repository Contact
National Museum of the American Indian
4220 Silver Hill Rd
Suitland, Maryland 20746-2863
nmaiarchives@si.edu
http://nmai.si.edu/explore/collections/archive/