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Glen Canyon Archaeological Survey photograph collection

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Guide to the Glen Canyon Archaeological Survey photograph collection

Table of Contents

Collection Overview

Collection Inventory+/-

Content Description

Collection Use

Administrative Information

Subjects

Collection Overview +/-

Title: Glen Canyon Archaeological Survey photograph collection
Dates: circa 1958 (inclusive)
Collection Number: P0324
Summary: Photographs of excavations, artifacts, and cliff dwellings taken during an archaeological survey of Glen Canyon prior to its flooding. The survey was headed by Jesse Jennings of the University of Utah Department of Anthropology. Included are photographs of some of the members of the survey party.
Repository: J. Willard Marriott Library, University of Utah
Address:
Special Collections
295 South 1500 East
Salt Lake City, Utah 84112-0860
Tel: (801) 585-3073

Collection Inventory +/-

box 1: VIEW ALL PHOTOS FROM THE COLLECTION
folder 1: 1-5 Excavation site 42UN631
folder 2: 6-8 Excavation site 42UN632
folder 3: 9-12 Excavation site 42UN634
folder 4: 13-15 Excavation site 42UN635
folder 5: 16-20 Excavation site 42UN636
folder 6: 21-25 Excavation site 42UN637
folder 7: 26-28 Excavation site 42UN638
folder 8: 29-31 Landscape
folder 9: 32-41 Excavation site

37 Beaver Creek irrigation ditch (Anasazi age). Alexander Lindsay Jr., of the Museum of Northern Arizona standing at the end of the ditch. Beaver Creek is a tributary of the San Juan River.

folder 10: Hoskaninni dredge; 43 Olympia bar water-wheel

Hoskaninni Dredge; Olympa Bar water-wheel

folder 11: 44 Landscape with two surveyors
folder 12: 45-46 Excavation site 42SA38727
folder 13: 47-48 Artifacts
folder 14: 49-51 Gourd
folder 15: 52 Artifacts
folder 16: 53-54 Excavation site (?)
folder 17: 55-56 Rock steps
folder 18: 57-58 unidentified surveyor climbing rock steps
folder 19: 59-61 Man at old well (?)
folder 20: 62 Upper Moqui Canyon near Red Ant Kiva site.
folder 21: 63-64 Landscape
folder 22: 65-68 Low level aerial Kaiparowits Plateau with Henry mountains in the background. (1957 or 1958)

Photographs probably taken by Jesse D. Jennings in 1957 or 1958.

folder 23: 69 Landscape
folder 24: 70-71 Benchmark cave site excavated (1958-1959)
folder 25: 72-74 Benchmark cave site excavated (1958-1959)
folder 26: 75 Kiva(?) excavation site with bones
folder 27: 76-77 Cliff dwelling
folder 28: 78-79 Excavation site and trucks
folder 29: 80-81 Excavation site with two surveyors

Content Description +/-

This collection consists of 81 black-and-white prints which document part of the huge task of an archaeological survey of Glen Canyon prior to its flooding in 1963. This survey was headed by Jesse Jennings of the University of Utah Anthropology Department, whose forward to the first report follows this page. The collection includes photographs of excavations, artifacts, cliff dwellings and some of the surveyors. The collection was kept in the original order in which it appeared in a photo album.

Collection Use +/-

Restrictions on Access:

Materials must be used on-site; advance notice suggested. Access to parts of this collection may be restricted under provisions of state or federal law.

Administrative Information +/-

Arrangement:

Collection is arranged by excavation site.

Creator:

Jennings, Jesse David, 1909-

Language:

English

Quantity:

81 photographs

Language of the Finding Aid:

English

Author of the Finding Aid:

Mary Ann Curtis

EAD Creation Date:

2004 May 11

Subarea:

Photograph Archives

Related Material:

For more photographs and information on the survey, see the reports themselves, available in Special Collections under the call number E 51 U8.

Subjects +/-

Subject Terms:

Cliff-dwellings -- Arizona -- Photographs.
Glen Canyon (Utah and Ariz.) -- Antiquities -- Photographs
Material Type
Images

Form or Genre Terms:

Photographic prints -- 1958

Personal Names:

Jennings, Jesse David, 1909-

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