Edison P. Lohr Collection of Visual Images from the Lindenmeier and Yampa Canyon Sites
Scope and Contents
The Edison P. Lohr Collection of Visual Images from the Lindenmeier and Yampa Canyon Sites consists of documents dated 1937 to 1941 and contains slides of the Lindenmeier and Yampa Canyon archaeological sites. There are approximately 22 photographs and negatives of the Lindenmeier site, which may or may not duplicate the slides. A written description by Lohr of the slides for both sites is also included.
- Lohr, Edison P. (Person)
Restrictions on Access
There are no access restrictions on this collection.
Restrictions on Use
Not all of the material in the collection is in the public domain. Researchers are responsible for addressing copyright issues.
Edison Pike Lohr worked as a student assistant for Dr. Frank H.H. Roberts, Jr., of the Colorado Museum of Natural History from 1937 until 1940. During his tenure under Dr. Roberts, Lohr was involved in archaeological excavations of the Lindenmeier Site in Northern Colorado (1937-1940) and the Yampa Canyon Site in an area that is now part of Dinosaur National Monument (1939-1941). Lohr graduated from Colorado Agricultural College in 1949 with a degree in English. After graduation, he became a high school English and social studies teacher, working primarily in Arizona with the Navajo. Lohr later worked as a historian for the National Park Service.
0.25 linear feet (1 document case)
Language of Materials
The Edison P. Lohr Collection of Visual Images from the Lindenmeier and Yampa Canyon Sites documents Lohr's excavations at the two archaeological sites in Northern Colorado. Materials include slides, photographs, and negatives.
The collection consists of 1 series in 1 document case:
Series 1: Visual images, 1937-1941 and undated
The Edison P. Lohr Collection of Visual Images from the Lindenmeier and Yampa Canyon Sites was donated by Ed Lohr in January 1977.
Books and pamphlets on archaeology excavations and Native American history were removed and added to the cataloged Special Collection monograph holdings.
Processing was completed in July 2015. Materials were rehoused in acid-free folders and boxes.
- Guide to the Edison P. Lohr Collection of Visual Images from the Lindenmeier and Yampa Canyon Sites
- Edited Full Draft
- Prepared by Karen Spilman
- Copyright 2015
- Language of description
- Script of description
- Language of description note
- Finding aid written in English.
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