MS 1715 Report on the study and excavation of Stolsteimer Mesa, Colorado and Utah
Thomas Seymour films
6 Film reels (black-and-white silent, 16mm)
Amateur film of Gallup Ceremonial ca. 1927 and other footage of New Mexico and Arizona including Pueblo Bonito (Chaco), Aztec ruins, 4th of July celebration in Gallup, travels by horse into Canyon de Chelly, Acoma Pueblo. Most footage was taken by donor's father, Thomas Hartley Seymour. Please note that the contents of …
University of Colorado Museum of Natural History films
Two amateur films of archeological content: "Sticks and Stones" and "Broken Flute Cave and La Plata" taken of work by Earl H. Morris in Arizona and southwestern Colorado. Please note that the contents of the collection and the language and terminology used reflect the context and culture of the time …
MS 3427 Drawings of pottery from Heshotauthla, New Mexico
Sawyer, Wells, 1863-1960
The collection consists of seventy (70) drawings. The bulk of the collection is comprised of sixty-nine (69) drawings made by Margaret Magill and depicting artifacts found at the Heshotauthla site in New Mexico during the Hemenway Expedition. The drawings were used illustrate "Ancient Zuni Pottery" by Jesse Walter Fewkes. One (1) of the …
George Hubbard Pepper photograph collection
23 Photographic prints (black & white)
George Hubbard Pepper specialized in the study of cultures of the American Southwest and Ecuador. Tribes which he studied are Acoma, Aztec, Blackfeet, Cochiti, Hopi, Isleta, Jemez, Laguna, Nambe, Navajo, Picuris, Pojuaque, Puye, San Carlos Apache, San Felipe, San Ildefonso, San Juan, Sandia, Santa Ana, Santa Clara, Taos, Tarascan, Tesuque, Ute, Zia, and Zuni. Photographs in the collection are of an excavation in Tottenville, New York, 1895; Pueblo Bonito in Chaco Cañon, New Mexico: Hyde Expedition, 1896-1900; and expeditions to the occupied Pueblos of the Southwest, 1904; Mexico, 1904, 1906; Guatemala; and Ecuador, 1907. There are also photos which complement a study Pepper did of the technique of Navajo weaving, and miscellaneous scenic and personal photos.
William Gedney Beatty glass plate negatives collection
1 Contact print
The William Gedney Beatty glass plate negatives collection contains 5 photographs depicting Ancestral Puebloan cliff dwelling sites at Mesa Verde, Colorado prior to restoration, circa 1892-1900. The collection was photographed or collected by architect and artist W. Gedney Beatty.
John Wetherill lantern slides
This collection contains glass lantern slides shot by rancher and explorer John Wetherill (1866-1944). The photographs depict Ancestral Puebloan sites in southwestern U.S., as well as photos of Diné (Navajo) and Ute men and women.
In Search of the Early Americans
Shell Oil Company
Edited film produced by the Shell Oil Company in consultation with the Smithsonian Department of Anthropology. Film presents the theory that a prehistoric land bridge existed between Seward Peninsula and Siberia allowing the migration of man to North America. Animated scenes depict the formation of glaciers and the subsequent fall …
Photograph collection relating to archeology, burial mounds, and the Southwest
1 Print (platinum)
18 Prints (silver gelatin)
38 Prints (albumen)
Photographs relating to archeology, most of which were made by Bureau of American Ethnology photographers and ethnologists. Much of the collection consists of photographs by Cosmos and Victor Mindeleff of Southwest pueblos. Images depict mounds and excavations (including Grant Mound in Pennsylvania and additional mounds in West Virginia, Alabama, Louisiana …
Victor Mindeleff photograph albums relating to Pueblo architecture
Three photograph albums made by Victor Mindeleff documenting pueblo architecture, villages, and people. Some photographs, including those published in the Eighth Annual Report of the Bureau of American Ethnology, were made by Hillers, according to notations on file prints in Bureau of American Ethnology.