Cultural Resource Law (Other Keyword)
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The Antiquities Act of 1906 is not widely known, yet it is among the most important of American laws for archaeological and historical preservation, as well as for natural resource conservation. To the extent that the law is known, it is most commonly understood to be the authority by which the president can establish national monuments on public lands. This chapter describes another important aspect of the law: its position as the foundation for public archaeological and historic preservation...
Reference Service Report: Information about the background of the Antiquities Act of 1906 (1945)
This report provides an overview of the political and legisltative activities from 1900 to 1906 that led to the passage of the Antiquities Act of 1906. It includes descriptions of the passage of general legislation to protect American antiquities and the involvement of government and non-government agencies in the passage of the law. The records of the Department of the Interior in the National Archives indicate that the Department took an active interest in promoting the passage of...
Topics in Cultural Resource Law (2000)
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