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Label
1877
Inclusive dates
1877
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Report, 1877, of Lucian Carr (b. 1834), assistant curator of the Peabody Museum, on the excavation of a mound located on the property of Robert Ely (1831-1910) in Lee County, Virginia, discussing the artifacts and the burials discovered in the mound, speculating that the mound may been raised by the Cherokee Indians, and describing the death of Professor Lucius N. Cheney in the collapse of an excavated area when several bystanders rushed to the edge to see what was going on. This report was published in the TENTH ANNUAL REPORT OF THE TRUSTEES OF PEABODY MUSEUM OF AMERICAN ARCHAEOLOGY AND ETHNOLOGY, PRESENTED TO THE PRESIDENT AND FELLOWS OF HARVARD COLLEGE, June 1877
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Biographical or historical data
Born December 1834, Lucian Carr was the assistant curator of the Peabody Museum of Archaeology and Ethnology in the 1870s and 1880s. He was also an author. He and his wife Camellia Carr (b. 1840) had three children.
Cataloging source
Vi
Form designation
Report
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  • The Library of Virginia
Extent
22
Immediate source of acquisition
Green, Ardath J.
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001531897
Reproduction note
Photocopies.
Type of unit
leaves

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