Creator: Gourly, Ellen Martha
Abstract: The Ellen Martha Gourly Scrapbook contains photographs of Indian cliff dwellings and surroundings, as well as photographs of Indians. Some photographs show scenes around Colorado and the west. The Scrapbook entitled Sample Book No. 3 Nos 800 to 1232, inclusive, contains photographs of the Piedra Parada Dig near Pagosa Springs, Colorado from 1921-1922.
Creator: Rees, Fallis F., 1897-1980
Abstract: Fallis F. Rees (1897-1980) was an amateur archaeologist who researched the ancient civilizations of Egypt, Mesopotamia, Asia, America and Africa. He also studied the theory of cross-communication among civilizations in the ancient world. He conducted research on the Olmec and Mayan peoples in the western hemisphere and traveled through Mexico and Central America to visit the monuments and ruins of these civilizations. He chronicled the similarities between the religious, astronomical and mythological aspects of the old and new world cultures.