M 124 Homer Root museum objects accession ledgers
The ledgers describe and illustrate artifacts (including ancient ceramics and classical textiles) that Homer Root curated at the former Fort Lewis College museum. Each of the five volumes contains approximately 300 pages of handwritten text and color drawings, for an estimated total of 1,500 images.
The ledgers were drawn between the years of 1958-1969.
Digital Image Access
| Volume 1 Accession #s 1958:01001 through 1963:01021
|| Volume 2 Accession #s 1963:07001 through 1964:17039
|| Volume 3 Accession #s 1965:01001 through 1966:01013
|| Volume 4* Accession #s 1966:02001 through 1968:02007
|| Volume 5** Accession #s 1964:04001
*Pages 3-70 of Volume 4 contain Homer Root's Official Report of The Ridges Basin Project -- Archaeological Field Work by Fort Lewis College - four months - May -August 1966
**Pages 101-119 of Volume 5 are Homer Root's Official Report of The East Divide Ridges Basin Project -- Archaeological Field Work by Fort Lewis College - seven weeks - July -August 1969
Click here to read what Homer Root's thoughts were when he concluded drawing the fifth ledger in early 1969.
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