Preservation of American Antiquities - Progress during 1906

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Author(s): Edgar L. Hewett

Year: 1907


This is a section of a compilation of short reports, Anthropolocic Miscellanea, included in this issue of American Anthropologist. Hewett's portion of the miscellanea describes recent activities concerning the preservation of American Antiquities. Some of the highlights include a bill that was enacted by the 59th Congress creating the Mesa Verde National Park in southwestern Colorado, for the purpose of preserving the remarkable cliff dwelling remains of that region and the Lacy Act.

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Preservation of American Antiquities - Progress during 1906. Edgar L. Hewett. American Anthropologist. 9 (1): 233-244. 1907 ( tDAR id: 372478) ; doi:10.6067/XCV8CJ8BPD

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