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Settlements and landscapes

 Subject
Subject Source: Local sources
Scope Note: Bio/Hist: The Settlements and Landscapes hierarchy contains descriptors for the largest features of the built environment, whether relatively concentrated (e.g., "retirement communities") or extensive (e.g., "capital cities"). Settlements are defined as all places or areas, however large, occupied or modified by human populations and with enough societal functions to be relatively self-sufficient. Also included in this hierarchy are descriptors for major types of natural landscape and cultural landscape and their components that provide the largest environmental context for built works. By placing natural landscapes in this hierarchy, the AAT has chosen not to emphasize a distinction between the natural environment and the built environment. Maintaining such a distinction is often frustrated because (a) there is continuity between the two, (b) much of the natural environment has been subject to human intervention and has the qualifies of a cultural artifact, and (c) much of the built environment, at a wide range of scale, functions as an ecological system.Relation to Other Hierarchies: Administrative bodies (e.g.g., "nations", "provinces") are located in the Organizations hierarchy. Adjectival attributes of some settlements (e.g., "radial plan") are found in the Associated Concepts hierarchy. Descriptors referring to individual plants and trees are found in the Materials hierarchy (e.g.g., "bamboo", "pine"), while descriptors for general vegetation (e.g., "jungles", "shrubs") are found here. Descriptors for infrastructural systems, networks of buildings, other structures, and equipment that constitute physically ordered entities within settlements and landscapes (e.g., "bus transit systems") are located in the Object Groupings and Systems hierarchy.

Found in 6 Collections and/or Records:

Department of Anthropology Records

 Collection
Identifier: U003
Abstract

The Anthropology Department was established in 1917, with Etienne Renaud as its first department head. Anthropology is a department in the College of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences. This collection contains administrative records of the department, including memos, syllabi, correspondence, program development, and reports.

Dates: Other: 1930-2009

Marcus Family of Chugwater, Wyoming Oral History, 1977 September

 Item
Identifier: B098.01.0001.00013
Abstract

Frieda Marcus describes life in the Jewish settlement in Chugwater, Wyoming, circa 1912. This recording is a family conversation rather than a formal interview.

Dates: 1977 September

Panoramic View of Lawn and Buildings at Colorado Women's College

 Item
Identifier: U201.01.0010.00007
Abstract

Two prints pasted together to form a panoramic view of a lawn shaded by trees. Walkways lead in three directions towards three different buildings, all obscured by the frame of the shot or the trees in the photo.

Dates: 1793-2009

University of Denver Boettcher Center, between 1963-2008

 Item
Identifier: U201.01.0015.0001.00024
Abstract

Exterior view of University of Denver's Boettcher Center in Denver, Colorado. Cars in a parking lot in the foreground.

Dates: between 1963-2008

University of Denver Boettcher Center, between 1963-2008

 Item
Identifier: U201.01.0015.0001.00027
Abstract

Exterior view of University of Denver's Boettcher Center in Denver, Colorado. Iliff Ave. in the foreground.

Dates: between 1963-2008

University of Denver Boettcher Center, between 1963-2008

 Item
Identifier: U201.01.0015.0001.00028
Abstract

Exterior view of University of Denver's Boettcher Center with fountain in Denver, Colorado.

Dates: between 1963-2008