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 Arkansas Archeology in the News

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
5News Feature - UA Museum Open House  2017
Public Gets Rare Look At Arkansas Artifacts
Seth Stephenson, 5 News KFSM/KXNW
March 30, 2017
Ozark bluffs preserve stories about first residents (Joplin Globe)
Ozark bluffs preserve stories about first residents
Andy Ostmeyer, Joplin Globe
March 18, 2017

University sets to work on 1837 house. Dave Hughes, Northwest Arkansas Democrat Gazette, June 19, 2017.

University sets to work on 1837 house
Dave Hughes, Northwest Arkansas Democrat Gazette
June 19, 2017
Agency returning tribal artifacts.  Jaime Adame, Arkansas Online. June 11, 2017.
Agency returning tribal artifacts
Jaime Adame, Arkansas Online
June 11, 2017
Battle ready: Workshop brings technology experts to clearing in park. Laurinda Joenks, Northwest Arkansas Democrat Gazette, June 1, 2017
Battle ready: Workshop brings technology experts to clearing in park
Laurinda Joenks, Northwest Arkansas Democrat Gazette
June 1, 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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NWA Homepage: Arkansas' History Celebrated during Archaeology Month
Arkansas' History Celebrated during Archaeology Month
Haley Hughey, NWA Homepage
March 25, 2017

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KUAF National Public Radio
Fifty Years of Archaeological Survey
Kyle Kellams, KUAF National Public Radio
February 28, 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