90 Years of Archeology and Historic Preservation

Part of the Antiquities Act project

Author(s): Francis McManamon

Year: 1996


This is an introduction to three articles (Bill Lipe, Caroline Zander, and Francis P. McManamon) commemorating the important contributions to United States archeology and historic preservation and a brief overview of the Antiquity's Act. The Antiquities Act set aside archeological sites on the public lands of the United States for special protection as public resources of significance and value to every American. The Antiquities Act aimed to ensure that the commemorative value, history, and prehistory embodied in archeological sites would be preserved for present and future generations of Americans.

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90 Years of Archeology and Historic Preservation. Francis McManamon. 1996 ( tDAR id: 373036) ; doi:10.6067/XCV84748NR

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