River Basin Salvage Program: After 15 Years

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Summary

Gives brief history of the first fifteen years of the River Basin Survey project (which is then called the River Basin Salvage Program). Provides substantial information on the operation of the program. Work also covers types of artifacts discovered, including evidences for early hunting peoples, rock shelters and caves, and village remains. Also gives details of the excavations.

Author

Roberts, Frank H. H (Frank Harold Hanna) 1897-1966

Subject

  • Smithsonian Institution Bureau of American Ethnology
  • United States Dept. of the Interior
  • United States. National Park Service
  • River Basin Surveys

Category

Smithsonian Institution History Bibliography

Notes

Includes illustrations of items found at Fort Pierre II and photographs of excavations. Roberts was director of the River Basin Surveys at the time.

Contained within

Smithsonian Institution Annual Report for 1960 (Book)

Contact information

Institutional History Division, Smithsonian Institution Archives, 600 Maryland Avenue, S.W., Washington, D.C. 20024-2520, SIHistory@si.edu

Date

1961

Topic

  • Scientific expeditions
  • Archaeology
  • Antiquities
  • Excavations (Archaeology)
  • Anthropology
  • Field Work
  • Ethnology

Place

North America

Physical description

pp. 523-549

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