Fonds F0108 - Department of Archaeology fonds.

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Department of Archaeology fonds.


  • 1969-2001 (Creation)

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40 cm of textual records

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The Department of Archaeology was formed in 1966 in the Faculty of Arts and Science. It moved to the newly formed Faculty of Social Sciences in 1977.
In 2010, the department became part of the newly created Faculty of Arts. In 2014, the Departments of Archaeology and Anthropology merged to become the Department of Anthropology and Archaeology.

Heads of the Department of Archaeology: R.S. MacNeish, 1966-1968; R.G. Forbis, 1968-1969; D.H. Kelly, 1969-1970 (Acting Head); P.L. Shinnie, 1970-1975; R.G. Forbis, 1975-1976; J. Scott Raymond, 1976-1981; J.H. Kelley, 1981-1987; N.C. David, 1987-1992; J.S. Raymond, 1992-2001; M. Anne Katzenberg, 2001-2006; B. Kooyman, 2006-2011; G. Otelaar, 2011-2014; P. Sicotte, 2014-.

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Fonds consists of departmental minutes, retreat records, course outlines, field school files, records relating to summer programs offered by the department at the Bar-U-Ranch and at Fort Calgary, information regarding the proposal to create a UofC Museum (later, the Nickle Arts Museum), internal and external review documents, and publication committee documents. Fonds includes a series for Course Outlines.

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Fonds closed. No accruals expected.

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Administrative records are restricted for a period of 15 years as authorized under the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act.

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