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Wetherill, Marietta, 1876-1954


Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:

Marietta Wetherill Drawings and Letter

Identifier: MSS-43-BC
Scope and Content This collection consists of 1 scrapbook containing pencil drawings of 16 Navajo clan masks which were drawn by Marietta Wetherill between 1886 and 1889. The scrapbook also includes color drawings of the 16 clan masks, plus an additional color drawing, which were done by Marietta at an unknown, later date. There is also a list of the 16 clans and a 2 page documentary about the Navajo Crying God or Dine Ya Be Chi mask, both handwritten and typed. Finally, there is a letter to Mabel Wright from...
Dates: 1886-1900s (bulk 1886-1889)

Oral history interview with Richard Wetherill II

Identifier: MSS-817-BC
Abstract The collection consists of an audio interview with Richard Wetherill II, conducted by Richard Sandlin in December 1977. The interview gives insight into the Wetherill family, relationships with the Navajo, and life in the Southwest during the early-mid 20th century.
Dates: 1977 December 1-4

Pioneers Foundation (New Mexico) Oral History Collection

Identifier: MSS-123-BC
Scope and Content The collection consists of oral history interviews with nineteenth century settlers of New Mexico. It includes 520 reel-to-reel audiotapes and 385 typed transcripts of interviews with ranchers, miners, hunters, sheriffs, naturalists, archeologists and journalists, mostly from the Silver City area. Interviewees recall everyday life and important events from the 1860s to the 1950s. Interviews were conducted by Lou Blachly, a founding member of the Pioneers Foundation. The collection includes...
Dates: 1952-1960