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Mesa Verde National Park Administrative District

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    The Pueblo Revival superintendent's residence that Jesse Nusbaum built on the rim of Spruce Tree Canyon in 1921 provided the model for the rest of the Mesa Verde National Park Administrative District.
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Laura Soulliere Harrison, “Mesa Verde National Park Headquarters, Museum, Post Office, Ranger Dormitory, Superintendent’s Residence, and Community Building,” National Register of Historic Places Inventory Nomination Form (1986).

Ricardo Torres-Reyes, Mesa Verde National Park: An Administrative History, 1906–1970 (Washington, DC: US Department of the Interior, National Park Service, Office of History and Historic Architecture, 1970).

Additional Information: 

Rose Houk and Faith Marcovecchio, eds., Mesa Verde National Park: The First 100 Years (Golden, CO: Fulcrum, 2006).

Duane A. Smith, Mesa Verde National Park: Shadows of the Centuries (Lawrence: University Press of Kansas, 1988).