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Archeology and the Federal Government (1994)
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This is a special issue of the National Park Service's journal, CRM, articles in this issue provides information about federal agencies' archeological activities in parks and other federal lands, Indian tribes, states, local governments and the private sector. This special issue of CRM magazine focuses on the protection and management of archeological sites, collections, and data. The National Strategy for Federal Archeology encompasses public education and participation, public use of the...

Archeology and the National Register (1994)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Jan Townsend.

This article outlines the many milestones and significant events contributing to the development and establishment of the National Historic Preservation Act. Those who drafted the National Historic Preservation Act saw the National Register as a planning tool: its main purpose being a listing of properties at the federal, state, and local level that are worthy of preservation. For archeological resources, this is the most important aspect of the National Register. In order to make wise decisions...

Archeology and the United States Federal Government (1989)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Francis McManamon. George S. Smith.

Written by Francis P. McManamon and George S. Smith, this paper focuses on the development and organization of the Federal Archeology Program under the National Historic Preservation Program. Beginning in the early nineteenth century, the United States government became concerned for the preservation of important archeological properties - leading to the development of the Federal Archeology Program and a wide range of agencies and activities at the national, state and local levels. McManamon...

Breath of Life: An Outline of the Development of a National Policy for Historical Preservation (1966)
DOCUMENT Full-Text John D. McDermott.

The purpose of this study is to trace the development of the Federal interest in historical preservation, particularly as it is evidenced in legislation. The study focuses on the firsts in the movement and does not purport to be definitive in any sense of the word. Two major legislative enactments received special emphasis, the Antiquities Act of 1906 and the Historical Sites Act of 1935. Together they form the heart and soul of the Federal policy in the preservation of nationally significant...

Commemorating Antiquities Act of 1906 (1982)
DOCUMENT Full-Text National Park Service.

This booklet, printed at no expense to the Federal Government, has been prepared on the occasion of the Founders Day Dinner, August 25, 1982, marking 66 years of the work and achievements of the National Park Service – a unique conservation agency of the Federal Government. The Founders Day program is sponsored by the 1916 Society of the Employees and Alumni Association of the National Park Service, melding the retired and active members of the National Park Service Family, and rededicating us...

The Foundation for American Public Archaeology: Section 3 of the Antiquities Act of 1906 (2006)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Francis McManamon.

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...