Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Here are entered works on the aboriginal peoples of the Western Hemisphere, including Eskimos. Works on the inhabitants of India in general are entered under: East Indians. For convenience, the Western Hemisphere has been divided into five basic geographical regions: North America, Mexico, Central America, West Indies and South America. Works pertaining to Indian groups located within the confines of one of these regions are entered under Indians of the pertinent region, e.g.: Indians of North America; Indians of Mexico.
INASH display term (pending): Indigenous peoples -- America. Prefer the most specific natural geographic region applicable; avoid the use of colonially imposed boundaries, unless the work described is explicitly limited to a specific state, county, etc., and covers more than [provisionally 7] named nations, tribes or bands.
Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:
The Ellen Martha Gourly Scrapbook contains photographs of Indian cliff dwellings and surroundings, as well as photographs of Native Americans. 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.
Thomas Russell Garth (1872-1939) was a world authority on racial traits and psychology. He was on the faculty of the University of Denver from 1922 until his death in 1939. He wrote a biography of Henry Augustus Buchtel, who was an early Chancellor of the University of Denver and Governor of Colorado. Garth was a prolific writer on the physical and psychological aspects of race. His papers at the University of Denver include some of his writings and a collection of photographs of...