Institution: Autry Museum of the American West
Collection Title: various
Date (inclusive): ca. 1933-1938
Collection Identifier: various call numbers
Repository (location info): Autry Museum of the American West Library and Archive, Burbank, CA
Finding Aid link: Inquire with archive.
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RBMVE Biographical Note: Archaeologist, Charles Amsden, participated in the 1936 and 1937 RBMVE on behalf of the Southwest Museum.
Scope and Content: RBMVE related material located in the Autry’s collections is the result of a 2003 merge with the Southwest Museum, where the material was originally housed. RBMVE related material and collections are attributed to Amsden’s involvement in the Expedition, including archival documentation, as well as archaeological collections.

Container List or Summary of RBMVE-related Material: Listed by title/description of item, followed by call number in parentheses:
1933 RBMVE Report by Ansel Hall (917.9 H34g)
Field Program of the RBMVE by Ansel Hall (917.9 H34f, 1935)
1935 RBMVE River Report (MS.1139)
Amsden correspondence and expense documents (MS.3)
RBMVE Manual containing informational circulars, bulletins, newsletters, reports, maps, and correspondence (MS.1356)
“Report on the Field Work with the Rainbow Bridge-Monument Valley Expedition of 1934” master’s thesis by James A. Russell and Russell White (970.9791)
1936 Field Program (970.9791)
Correspondence related to RBMVE arrangement with WPA (MS.252)
Report on Archaeological Reconnaissance in the Rainbow Plateau Area of Northern Arizona and Southern Utah based upon fieldwork by the RBMVE of 1933 by Lyndon Hargrave 1935 (ROSENSTOCK 90.253.977)
RBMVE 1935 Report on Archaeological Survey of Main Tsegi, from mouth of Betatakin Wash to two miles north of Peach Orchard Spring by E.T. Hall, Jr. (598.2 R87r, 1935)
RBMVE 1935 Report of some Sites Tested near Marsh Pass by Watson Smith (598.2 R87r, 1935)
RBMVE 1935 Report of field work in Ornithology by H.N. Russell, Jr. (598.2 R87r, 1935)