An Archaeological Collections Summary for Fort Detrick, Maryland
ARMY ENGINEER DISTRICT ST LOUIS MO MANDATORY CENTER OF EXPERTISE FOR THE CURATION AND MGMT OF ARCHEOLOGICAL COL
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The U.S. Army Environmental Center tasked the Mandatory Center of Expertise for the Curation and Management of Archaeological Collections MCX with the job of assisting the Army in complying with the Native American Graves Protection and Repatriation Act NAGPRA, P.L. 101-601. The MCX was asked to locate and assess archaeological collections derived from Army lands, to identify the Native American or Native Hawaiian organizations culturally affiliated with the collections, and to draft Section 6 Summary letters for each installation. A two-stage process was used to identify, locate and assess the contents of the collections, consisting of archival research and telephone interviews with the repository personnel. This report conveys the results of the collection research completed for the compliance with Section 6 of NAGPRA.
- Humanities and History