Institution: Arizona State Museum
Collection Title: Wetherill Papers and Miscellaneous Correspondence, 1931-1941.
Date (inclusive): 1931-1941
Collection Identifier: A-0091
Repository (location info): Arizona State Museum Library and Archives, Tucson, AZ
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RBMVE Biographical Note: The Wetherills were a family of traders and ranchers in the Four Corners area. Out of a trading post in Kayenta, AZ, John and Louisa Wetherill, their son, Ben, and their nephew, Milton, were instrumental in helping the RBMVE run by providing provisions, pack animal and equipment, sharing their property as a staging area, hosting guests of the Expedition, and using their connections with the local Navajo and San Juan Paiute community to recruit packers, guides, and translators.
Scope and Content: Papers related to the activities of John Wetherill.

Container List or Summary of RBMVE-related Material: There are a small number of RBMVE related letters in this collection.