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Robert S. Curry Personal Papers and Photographic Materials
MS.1277  
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Description
Robert S. Curry volunteered for the Southwest Museum's Anthropological Department for 15 years. The materials predominately consist of color slides taken during Robert S. Curry's travels.
Background
Robert S. Curry volunteered for the Southwest Museum's Anthropological Department for 15 years. He worked with Dr. Kathleen Whitaker, former SWM curator, on her publication Southwest Textiles: Weavings of the Navajo and Pueblo. His personal research interests included ledger art and winter counts.
Extent
0.5 linear feet of textual materials, 3874 color slides, 267 photographs, 1 photo album, 1 box of negatives (4 Hollinger boxes, 11 three-ring binder boxes)
Restrictions
Copyright has not been assigned to the Autry National Center. All requests for permission to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted in writing to the Autry Archivist. Permission for publication is given on behalf of the Autry National Center as the custodian of the physical items and is not intended to include or imply permission of the copyright holder, which must also be obtained by the reader.
Availability
Collection is open for research. Appointments to view materials are required. To make an appointment please click above link or contact library staff at rroom@theautry.org.