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VIDEO: Changing the story  UA archeology class uncovers 100 years of farm life. By Laurinda Joenks, NWA Democrat Gazette, September 14, 2017.

Changing the story: UA archeology class uncovers 100 years of farm life
Laurinda Joenks, NWA Democrat Gazette
September 14, 2017

Field School at Leetown Yields New Finds, Unconventional Methods. Matt McGowan, Research Frontiers, June 28, 2017.

Field School at Leetown Yields New Finds, Unconventional Methods
Matt McGowan, Research Frontiers
June 28, 2017
3 parks preserve artifacts, history of state's first inhabitants - Credit: Special to the Democrat-Gazette/MARCIA SCHNEDLER
3 parks preserve artifacts, history of state's first inhabitants
Jack Schnedler, Northwest Arkansas Democrat Gazette
May 18, 2017
Photo NWA Democrat-Gazette/JASON IVESTER - Jami Lockhart (left) with the Arkansas Archeological Survey and Steven De Vore, archeologist with the National Park Service, look over maps of the area of the Leetown hamlet March 23 at the Pea Ridge Military National Park.
Leetown underground: Archeological research planned for Pea Ridge park site
Laurinda Joenks, Northwest Arkansas Democrat Gazette
May 11, 2017
5 News KFSM/KXNW: 4th Annual Archaeology Day Celebration
4th Annual Archaeology Day Celebration
Beraiah Baker, 5 News KFSM/KXNW
March 25, 2017
"The reclaiming of a place of rest". Delta Crossroads Magazine, Spring 2017
The reclaiming of a place of rest: Volunteers work to restore dignity at old cemetery
Nan Snider, Delta Crossroads Magazine, pp. 119-122
Spring 2017

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 Viewing the University's Artifact Collections

The Arkansas Archeological Survey Headquarters building has an Open Curation area where visitors can see nearly 2000 objects from the University of Arkansas Collection Facility.  The area is open during regular business hours, 8AM to 5PM Monday through Friday. For information, call (479) 575-3556.
The University’s secure Curation area where most artifacts are held is visible through the foyer of the Survey Headquarters.  Access to the University collections for research and other purposes can be arranged through Mary Suter, curator of collections.  For information about access to the secure area, call (479) 575-3456.

University of Arkansas Artifact Collections