Voices From the Field Speaker Series: THE DAWN OF MONTANA ARCHAEOLOGY

Friday, February 3, 2012
By Julie Saylor

Voices from the Field Speaker Series: THE DAWN OF MONTANA ARCHAEOLOGY

Thursday, Feb. 9

6:00 pm

Hagar Auditorium

Museum of the Rockies, Bozeman

Nancy Mahoney, Adjunct Professor in the Department of Sociology and Anthropology at Montana State University will discuss her research on the Joseph L. Cramer and Oscar T. Lewis Archaeological Collection located at the Museum of the Rockies. This collection contains archaeological materials from Montana and Wyoming made during the first half of the 20th century, all of which have been detailed by Cramer in a massive, handwritten ledger.   As a whole, the collection contains artifacts and documentation from some of most significant archaeological sites in Montana, including Pictograph Cave, the Hagen Site, and the Billings Bison Trap Site, as well as places of significance to the Crow Nation.


For a list of upcoming presentations in the "Voices From the Field" series, please follow this link. http://extremehistory.wordpress.com/events/.

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