Wetherill Family collection, 1867-1964, predominant 1906-1946


Wetherill Family collection, 1867-1964, predominant 1906-1946

Wetherill Family collection, 1867-1964, predominant 1906-1946

The Wetherill family was involved in a number of activities in the Colorado Plateau. While they may be best known for their various trading posts, many of them were involved with expeditions in the region. This collection contains records that detail these activities, as well as provides genealogical and photographic records of the family itself

20.4 cm textual records, 222 photographic images (222 prints, 3 safety negatives), 1 blueprint, one oversized page

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United States. National Park Service

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U.S. National Park Service has managed the Morristown National Historical Park since 1933. From the description of Morristown National Historical Park resource management records, 1933-1994 (bulk 1938-1970). (Morristown National History Park). WorldCat record id: 71014733 The National Park Service is the U.S. federal agency that manages all National Parks, many National Monuments and other conservation and historical properties with various title designations. It was created...

Wetherill, Louisa Wade

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Wetherill Family

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The Wetherill family first arrived in the Colorado Plateau region in 1880, when Benjamin and Marion Wetherill moved their family to a homestead in the region. For the next several years, members of the family operated trading posts throughout the Colorado Plateau in Utah, Arizona, and New Mexico. Some Wetherills are also credited with archaeological and exploratory activity in the area, including the discovery of Rainbow Bridge. Benjamin Kite Wetherill (1832-1898) marrie...

Pinkley, Frank

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Wetherill, Benjamin Alfred, 1861-1950

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Wetherill, John

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Wetherill, Marietta, 1876-1954

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Born in Serena, Ill. Marietta Palmer Wetherill visited the Southwest with her family beginning in the mid 1880's. On one of these trips she met her future husband, Richard Wetherill. She and her husband lived among the Navajo at Chaco Canyon. In 1908 she was adopted into the Chee clan of the Navajo tribe. From the description of Drawings and letter, 1886-[19--] (bulk 1886-1889) (University of New Mexico-Main Campus). WorldCat record id: 32753160 Marietta Palmer ...