Archeological Conference Tapes, 1956
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Brief Description: Archeological Conference Tapes, including original open-reel recordings and cassette dubs of the proceedings of an Illinois Archeological Conference held on January 21-22, 1956 and three tapes of an October 6, 1956 Midwestern Archeological Conference.  The Illinois Conference tape concerns highways and antiquities legislation, highway construction, site surveys, amateurs, standardization, organization and membership in the Illinois Archeological Survey.  The Midwestern Conference proceedings concern studies of the archaic, woodland and Hopewell cultures, definitions, highway programs and conference organization.
Held at:
University of Illinois Archives
19 Library
1408 W. Gregory Dr.
Urbana, IL 61820
Phone: (217) 333-0798
Fax: (217) 333-2868
Email: illiarch [at]
Record Series Number: 15/2/15
Created by: University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Department of Anthropology
Volume: 0.2 cubic feet
Acquired: 9/1968
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Arrangement: Chronological
Biographical Note for University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Department of Anthropology :

The Board of Trustees established the Department of Anthropology in 1959, separating it from the Department of Sociology and Anthropology in the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences.1 In 1961 the Illinois Archaeological Survey was presented to the Department of Anthropology for research.2 In August 1976 the Department of Anthropology became part of the School of Social Sciences in the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences.3

1. Board of Trustees Transactions, 50th Report, May 16, 1959, p. 406.

2. Board of Trustees Transactions, 51st Report, December 19, 1961, p. 1238.

3. Board of Trustees Transactions, 58th Report, February 18, 1976, p. 523.

Subject Index
Highway Construction
Hopewell Culture
Indians of North America -- Music
Woodland Culture
Genres/Forms of Material
Languages of Materials
English [eng]