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ARTICLES

Flanagan, Joseph
1999     "Return to Shiloh: Archeologists Investigate Battlefield, Prehistoric Mounds." Common Ground  (Fall)

1999     "'A Careful Negotiation of Space': New Discoveries, Interpretations at Booker T. Washington's Birthplace." Common Ground  (Winter 1998/Spring 1999)

McManamon, Francis P.
1984     "Discovering Sites Unseen." In Advances in Archaeological Method and Theory, vol. 7, pp. 223–292 edited by Michael B. Schiffer. Academic Press, NY. Online version with corrections; reprinted by permission. (.pdf, 419 KB)

TECHNICAL ASSISTANCE

The NPS Systemwide Archeological Inventory Program (SAIP) is a long-term, systematic research effort designed to locate, evaluate, and document archeological resources in units of the national park system. Learn more in the following two 1992 publications.

Aubry, Michele C., Dana C. Linck, Mark J. Lynott, Robert R. Mierendorf, and Kenneth M. Schoenberg.
1992     "National Park Service’s Systemwide Archeological Inventory Program." NPS, Anthropology Division.  

1992     "Executive Summary: NPS Systemwide Archeological Inventory Program."   NPS, Anthropology Division.

Grumet, Robert S.
1990     "The National Historic Landmarks Program Theme Study as a Preservation Planning Tool." Technical Brief  10, NPS, Archeological Assistance Division.

1988     "Archeology in the National Historic Landmarks Program." Technical Brief  3, NPS, Archeological Assistance Division.

Jameson, John H., Jr., John E. Ehrenhard, and Wilfred M. Husted
1990     "Federal Archeological Contracting: Utilizing the Competitive Procurement Process." Technical Brief  7, NPS, Archeological Assistance
Division.

Keel, Bennie C.
1993     "The Peer Review of Public Archeology Projects: A Procedure Developed by the Departmental Consulting Archeologist." Technical Brief  14, NPS, Archeological Assistance
Division.

Little, Barbara and Erika Martin Siebert, Jan Townsend, John H. Sprinkle, Jr. and John Knoerl
2000     "Guidelines for Evaluating and Registering Archeological Properties." National Register Bulletin.

LINKS

Archeology at Antietam: The Effect of Battle on the Agrarian Landscape

Public Archeology in the United States: A Timeline

The following plans were prepared to meet the goals of the Systemwide Archeological Inventory Program, described in Aubry et al. 1992, linked in Technical Assistance above. See National Park Service’s Systemwide Archeological Inventory Program.

Alaska Region Plan - All Parks (1995, 9.5 MB .pdf)

Intermountain Region Plan - Rocky Mountain Parks (1998, 6.46 MB .pdf)

Intermountain Region Plan - Southwest Parks (1994, 297 KB .pdf)

Midwest Region Plan - All Parks (Revised 2003, 1.5 MB .pdf)

National Capital Region - All Parks (1995, 27.46 MB .pdf)

Northeast Region Plan - Mid-Atlantic Parks (1995, 4.69 MB .pdf)

Northeast Region Plan - North Atlantic Parks (no date, 24 MB, .pdf)

Pacific West Region - All Parks (1994, 7.88 MB .pdf)

Pacific West Region Plan - Columbia Cascades Parks (1996, 4.53 MB, .pdf)

Pacific West Region - Pacific Islands Parks (2000, 7.91 MB .pdf)

Southeast Region Plan - All Parks (1996, 83.3 MB .pdf)

 

 

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