Scope and Contents
Title: Colorado Cliff Dwellings Association California Chapter Records
Identifier/Call Number: MS.549
Autry National Center, Braun Research Library
Language of Material:
1.0 Linear feet
(2 boxes, 1 tall folder)
Date (inclusive): 1895-1953
This collection pertains to the California Cliff Dwellings Club which is chapter of Colorado Cliff Dwellings Association.
Materials are dated 1895-1953 and include a bibliography, booklets, correspondence, legal documents, manuscripts, meeting
minutes, notes, songs, and speeches.
Colorado Cliff Dwellings Association.
Colorado Cliff-Dwellings Association. California Chapter.
Processed by Glenna Schroeder, circa 1977-1981. Finding aid completed by Holly Rose Larson, NHPRC Processing Archivist, 2012
October 4, made possible through grant funding from the National Historical Publications and Records Commissions (NHPRC).
Scope and Contents
This collection pertains to the California chapter of the Colorado Cliff Dwellings Association. Materials are dated 1895-1953
and include a bibliography, booklets, correspondence, legal documents, manuscripts, meeting minutes, notes, songs, and speeches.
The tall folder contains photographs of members and of cliff dwellings from 1919.
Copyright has not been assigned to the Autry National Center. All requests for permission to publish or quote from manuscripts
must be submitted in writing to the Autry Archivist. Permission for publication is given on behalf of the Autry National Center
as the custodian of the physical items and is not intended to include or imply permission of the copyright holder, which must
also be obtained by the reader.
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Colorado Cliff Dwellings Association California Chapter Records, 1895-1953, Braun Research Library Collection, Autry National Center, Los Angeles; MS.549; [folder number] [folder title][date].
Collectors: Charles Fletcher Lummis; Frederick Webb Hodge; M. R. Harrington.
In 1900, the Colorado Cliff Dwellings Association was formed under the leadership of Virginia McClurg and Lucy Peabody. The
organization’s sole purpose was to preserve the cliff dwellings of the Mesa Verde area. They promoted their campaign to make
Mesa Verde a national park through letter writing, fund raising, and even tours of Mesa Verde for the press.
Subjects and Indexing Terms
Indians of North America
Mesa Verde National Park (Colo.)
Songs -- Texts