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Colorado Cliff Dwellings Association California Chapter Records
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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.
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.
1 Linear Feet (2 boxes, 1 oversized folder)
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