Using and Curating Archaeological Collections /

All archaeologists have responsibilities to support the collections they produce, yet budgeting for and managing collections over the length of a project and beyond is not part of most archaeologists' training. While this book highlights major challenges that archaeologists and curators face wi...

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Other Authors / Creators:Warner, Mark S., editor, contributor.
Childs, S. Terry, editor, contributor.
Other Corporate Authors / Creators:Society for American Archaeology, issuing body.
Project Muse. distributor.
Format: eBook Electronic
Imprint: Washington, DC : The Society for American Archaeology, 2019.
Series:Book collections on Project MUSE.
Online Access:Click here for full text
Table of Contents:
  • (From table of contents) Doing research with archaeological collections / Julia A. King
  • Tribal voices on archaeological collections / Angela Neller
  • Care, access and use: how NAGPRA has impacted collections management / Sheila Goff
  • Integrating curation training in academic programs and beyond / Danielle M. Benden
  • Collaborative mitigation: creative success stories using archaeological collections / Heather L. Olson and Ralph Bailey
  • Best practices for collections management planning / Teresita Majewski
  • Being a curator: revisiting the curation of archaeological collections from the field to the repository / Lynne P. Sullivan and S. Terry Childs
  • On whose grounds? the importance of determining ownership before there is a collection / Sara Rivers Cofield
  • Orphans on the shelf (and in the attic) / Heather L. Olson and Danielle R. Cathcart
  • The preservation and management of archaeological records / Sara Rivers Cofield and Teresita Majewski
  • The possibility of deaccessioning federal archaeological collections / S. Terry Childs
  • Every artifact is (not) sacred: a call to rethink historical archaeology's collection management assumptions and practices / Mark S. Warner
  • Dodging the repository money pit: the Iowa experience / John L. Cordell, John F. Doershuk, Stephen C. Lensink
  • Implications of limited collections policies and in-field analysis / Brian Crane and Michael Heilen
  • Finding what you need: resources for archaeological collections / compiled by Danielle M. Benden
  • Epilogue
  • behind the crimson curtain: a once and future tale of collections / Jenna Domeischel and Michael K. Trimble.