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Joe Ben Wheat papers

 Collection
Identifier: JBW
Scope and Contents This collection contains documents, photographs, and objects collected or created by Joe Ben Wheat (1916-1997), archaeologist and curator at the University of Colorado Museum of Natural History. Textual material in the collection includes correspondence, newspaper clippings, magazines, academic journal articles, student papers and dissertations, manuscripts, maps, archaeological site reports, professional society conference materials, and ephemera. Photographic material includes photographic...
Dates: 1916-1997

Yellow Jacket collection

 Collection
Identifier: YJC
Scope and Contents The Yellow Jacket collection consists of documents and photographs created by faculty, students, and staff in the course of operating an archaeological field school at an area known as the Joe Ben Wheat Complex, or Yellow Jacket, in southwestern Colorado. Yellow Jacket is recognized as one of the most important archaeological remnants of the Mesa Verde branch of Ancestral Puebloan culture. The University of Colorado Museum of Natural History (CUMNH) operated a field school at Yellow...
Dates: 1954-2006 (Inclusive); 1954-1991 (Bulk)