We begin the new year with sadness in our hearts over the recent passing of our friend and colleague, Dr. Jamie C. Brandon after a brief but courageous battle with cancer. A celebration of Jamie’s life and achievements will take place at 1:00 pm on Saturday, January 26, in Giffels Auditorium in Old Main on the University of Arkansas campus.
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.