Science: Merchant Archeologist

Browner than unbleached muslin was Charles L. Bernheimer, 65, Manhattan cotton merchant, when he returned to work last week. For a month he had been exploring the rocky district where Colorado, Utah, Arizona and New Mexico join each other at right angles. It was his fourteenth expedition in the Southwest and the seventh he had financed for the American Museum of Natural History. The museum's Barnum Brown accompanied him, and the Carnegie Institution's Earl H. Morris. They found evidence that the extinct Basket Makers, Aborigines who preceded the Cliff Dwellers, used cotton for...

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