Treatment of Archeological Properties: a Handbook


This Handbook was created by the Advisory Council on Historic Preservation (ACHP) as a guide to principles, procedures, and methods for the treatment of archeological properties in accordance with 36 CFR Part 800. The handbook was approved by the ACHP's Archeology

The handbook is an elaboration on and explanation of the Supplementary Guidance published on November 26, 1980, in the Federal Register (45 FR 78808), under the authority of the ACHP's Executive Director, set forth in 36 CFR Sec. 800.14. As indicated by the cited section, its purpose is "to interpret. .. (the Advisory Council's) regulations to assist Federal agencies and State Historic Preservation Officers in meeting their responsibilities." The handbook is designed to assist the parties consulting under the Council's regulations to determine how archeological programs and projects should be conducted. It is also designed to assist the ACHP staff, Federal agencies, and the State Historic Preservation Officers in implementing recommendations of the Council's 1979 Task Force on Archeology. Most generally, it sets forth principles that will guide the Council staff in its review of proposals for archeological data recovery projects.

This tDAR resource originally was a a citation record only, but a digital copy was found and added to enhance the record. The original record was based on data migrated into tDAR from the National Archaeological Database Reports Module (NADB-R) and updated. Most NADB-R records consist of a document citation and other metadata but do not have the documents themselves uploaded.

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Treatment of Archeological Properties: a Handbook. Advisory Council on Historic Preservation. Washington, DC: Advisory Council on Historic Preservation. 1980 ( tDAR id: 220111) ; doi:10.6067/XCV8KS6VBR

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Contact(s): Francis McManamon

Record Identifiers

NADB document id number(s): 4062884

NADB citation id number(s): 000000252771


Administration Note: A duplicate citation record for this publication was tDAR ID 120822. That record has been deleted from the active tDAR records. The NADB document Id for the duplicate report is 1291277 The NADB citation Id for the duplicate report is 000000031330

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