Dictionary of Archeological Collections Management

National Park Service, U.S. Department of the Interior

This dictionary is an integral part of NPS’ (National Park Service) distance learning program "Managing Archeological Collections".

The dictionary covers the main technical terms of caring for archeological collections and the activities dealing with all kinds of archeological collections (i.e., objects, records, reports, and digital data) in all kinds of places (i.e., the field, the archeologist's office, the lab, and the repository.)

The distance learning program and the dictionary is designed to assist those who are interested in or need to learn more about preserving and managing archeological collections over the long term.

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