Archaeology Field School. University of Utah. Department of Anthropology
June 1 - July 22, 2009
The University of Utah's 2009 summer program in archaeological field
techniques will be held at Range Creek Canyon in east central Utah. Jointly
sponsored by the Department of Anthropology and the Utah Museum of
Natural History, this course offers students the opportunity to learn modern
archaeological field and lab techniques in an ongoing field research
program. Under the direction of Dr. Duncan Metcalfe, participants in the
program will also receive training in archaeological method and theory.
Archaeological Center at the Department of Anthropology, the University
Founded in 1948. Official website at:
Utah Museum of Natural History, University of Utah
Crow Canyon Archaeological Center
Videos at Archaeology channel
History of archaeology of Utah
Archaeology in Utah can be divided into five chronological periods
characterized by particular interests and activities:
1776-1875: Early Explorations and Observations;
1875-1910: Institution- and University-sponsored, Exploring and Collecting
1910-1947: Beginnings of Professional Archaeology
1947-1980: The Jennings Era
1980-Present: Hunter-Gatherers and Ethnoarchaeology, Public and Cultural
Resource Management, (CRM) Archaeology.
More at http://www.utahtravelcenter.com/stateinformation/archeology.htm
Utah Archaeology. Utah's Journal of Archaeological Research
David Yoder and Chris Watkins
C/O Office of Public Archaeology
100 E 700 N
Provo, Utah 84602
Link to the official website of the journal at
Utah Professional Archaeological Council
Goals: Establishing and promoting high standards of archaeological
research, reporting and management.
Establishing and promoting a mechanism to represent professional
archaeological interests in political and public forums. *
Establishing and promoting a mechanism for communication within the
Establishing and promoting a mechanism for arbitrating disputes within
the archaeological community.
Establishing and promoting the annual journal, Utah Archaeology.
Promoting public education and interest in the fields of archaeology and
cultural resource management.
Providing advice to the State, Federal and other regulatory agency
archaeologists upon request or as deemed appropriate.
Publishing and encouraging the publication of archaeological research.
Concern with the archaeology of Utah.
More about the Council at http://www.upaconline.org/index.htm
Utah State Historic Society
Official website: http://history.utah.gov/
Website of the Antiquarian section of State History (Archaeology)
The Office of Public Archaeology
Publications on Archaeology of Utah
Utah Archaeology. Selected articles
Hunter Gatherer Archaeology in Utah Valley, by Joel Janetski and Grant Smith
available at http://www.uofupress.com/store/product354.html
Cowboys and Cave Dwellers: Basketmaker Archaeology in Utah's Grand
Gulch by Ray A. Williamson (1997)
available at amazon.com
Guide to the North American Collections
|Anthropology of Salt Lake City