Federal Archaeology: The Current Program FY1985 and FY1986


This report is prepared by the National Park Service (NPS) at the direction of the Secretary of the Interior for the Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee and the House Interior and Insular Affairs Committee of the United States Congress, pursuant to Section 5(c) of the Archeological and Historic Preservation Act of 1974 (AHPA) and Section 13 of the Archaeological Resources Protection Act of 1979 (ARPA). In addition the report provides information about the wide range of Federal archeological activities in order to provide assistance with professional methods and techniques for archeological preservation and for the administration of historic preservation programs as directed by Sections 2 and 101 (h) of the National Historic Preservation Act (as amended). Under these Acts the Secretary of the Interior is directed to report on the scope and effectiveness of various aspects of Federal archeological activities and to provide information about such activities and programs to Federal agencies, State and local governments, private organizations and individuals, other nations, and international organizations. The Secretary can also recommend changes or improvements needed and report on communication and information exchange activities.

Cite this Record

Federal Archaeology: The Current Program FY1985 and FY1986. Bennie C. Keel, Francis McManamon, George S. Smith. The Secretary of the Interior Reports to Congress. Washington, D.C.: National Park Service; U. S. Department of the Interior. 1989 ( tDAR id: 378391) ; doi:10.6067/XCV8QC033C

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URL: http://www.nps.gov/archeology/src/reportPdfs/1985-86.pdf

Temporal Coverage

Calendar Date: 1985 to 1986

Individual & Institutional Roles

Contact(s): Francis McManamon

Sponsor(s): Archeological Program, National Park Service

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