Dispatches from the Field

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 Arkansas Archeology in the News

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Grad Preserves History at Home
The Bell Tower, p.7
University of Arkansas - Fort Smith
Fall 2023

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Study says ancient skulls at Miller County site belong to Caddo ancestors
Bill Bowden, Northwest Arkansas Democrat Gazette
June 15, 2023

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Ancient trash pit found in county, leads to further archaeological finds
Virginia Pitts, Malvern Daily Record
Dec 16, 2021

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Interpreting the Hodges Collection and Caddo History for the Public
Mary Beth Trubitt, AHC Connect Magazine
Spring 2020

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Digging for (history) gold
Cary Jenkins, NWA Democrat Gazette
September 10, 2023

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Cane Hill archeological dig reveals local potter’s ‘hot bed’
Denise Nemec, Washington County Enterprise-Leader
August 16, 2023

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OPINION | REX NELSON: The Plum Bayou mounds
Arkansas Democrat Gazette
February 4, 2023

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Research of Ancient Caddo Indian Mound
Virginia Pitts, Malvern Daily Record
April 19, 2023

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Public Archeology Day in Little Rock gives visitors glimpse into long ago
Ryan Anderson, Arkansas Democrat Gazette
November 7, 2022

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Remote Archeology of Magnolia’s Drive-In Movies
Carl Drexler, ARAS-UAM
June 2020

 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.

Photograph of the University of Arkansas Artifact Open Storage displays in the Arkansas Archeological Survey building in Fayetteville