Photographs, W.P.A. Project 4527 Colorado Museum of Natural History, Denver, Colorado
Scope and Contents
Photographs of exhibits, fossil skeletons, and dioramas at the Colorado Museum of Natural History prepared by, or with the assistance of, W. P. A. employees. Includes sample leaves used in dioramas, a report of production by W. P. A. employees, newspaper clippings describing the exhibits, and a sign for an exhibit.
- between 1937 and 1940
Language of Materials
Material is in English unless otherwise noted.
Conditions Governing Access
Contact Western History/Genealogy Dept., Denver Public Library, Denver, Colo.
Conditions Governing Use
Copyright is retained by the author of the items in this collection, or their descendants, as stipulated by United States copyright law.
1 photo boxes
Immediate Source of Acquisition
In addition to the 28 photographic and photomechanical prints, the album contains special formats: 2 cellulose-acetate leaves, 1 printed sign, 2 pages of a report, 1 typed page, and 5 newspaper clippings.
Formerly PAFI Album # 302.
All items are identified.
Table of Contents
Flowers and vegetation made by W.P.A. employees -- Background painted by W.P.A. artist -- [Plesiosaur] prepared & assembled with W.P.A. assistance -- W.P.A. taxidermist -- W.P.A. employees in the Dept. of Mammology -- Snakes & lizards moulded and painted by W.P.A. artists -- W.P.A. cabinet maker -- Mounting the Diplodocus skeleton -- [sign] Diplodocus.
newspaper clippings are yellowed, many photographic prints have been stapled into the album, the album cover is worn badly, album pages are warped.
- Denver (Colo.) -- History -- Pictorial works. Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Museum exhibits -- Colorado -- Denver -- History -- Pictorial works. Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Natural history museums -- Colorado -- Denver -- History -- Pictorial works. Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Photograph albums Subject Source: Art & Architecture Thesaurus
- Photographic prints. Subject Source: Art & Architecture Thesaurus
- Finding Aid for the Photographs, W.P.A. Project 4527 Colorado Museum of Natural History, Denver, Colorado[graphic]
- Finding Aid prepared from MARC data.
- Description rules
- Anglo American Cataloguing Rules
- Language of description
- Script of description
- Code for undetermined script