Edgar Lee Hewett and the Political Process

William Henry Holmes, Chief of the Bureau of American Ethnology from 1902 to 1909, provided the support that enabled Edgar Lee Hewett to spearhead the drive to pass antiquities legislation.

(Photo by De Lancey Gill, 14 February 1925, courtesy of the National Anthropological Archives, National Museum of Natural History, Smithsonian Institution, Portraits Negative No. 45–a–1.)

(photo) Portrait of William Henry Holmes