Archives of Archaeology: A New Publication Series on Microcards

Author(s): David A. Baerreis; John J. Solon

Year: 1960


In 1960, at its annual meeting, the Society for American Archaeology authorized the establishment of a new publication series making use of Microcards as the medium of publication. This move toward a condensed, durable, and accessible medium of publishing archaeological data and reports was viewed as a new approach to preservation technology in 1960. The University of Wisconsin was chosen to publish the series and a total of 29 archaeological reports were published on as the Archives of Archaeology series on Microcards between 1960 and 1967. This article introduces the Archives of Archaeology and outlines its objectives.

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Archives of Archaeology: A New Publication Series on Microcards. David A. Baerreis, John J. Solon. American Antiquity. 1960 ( tDAR id: 375155) ; doi:10.6067/XCV89G5M1H

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