Guide to the Archaeological Institute of America, Walla Walla Society, Records, 1908-1996 PDF
- Archaeological Institute of America, Walla Walla Society (Walla Walla, Wash.)
- Guide to the Archaeological Institute of America, Walla Walla Society, Records
- 1908-1996 (inclusive)19081996
- 3.5 linear feet, (9 boxes)
- Collection Number
- The records of the Archaeological Institute of America, Walla Walla Society, which document the transactions and membership of this archaeological interest group.
- Whitman College and Northwest Archives
Whitman College and Northwest Archives
Penrose Library, Room 130
345 Boyer Avenue
Walla Walla, WA
- Access Restrictions
Collection is open to the public.
- Funding for encoding this finding aid and processing this collection was provided through grants awarded by the National Endowment for the Humanities and the National Historical Publications and Records Commission.
Historical NoteReturn to Top
The Archaeological Institute of America (A.I.A.) was established in 1879 “for the purpose of promoting and directing archaeological investigation and research” through various scholarly and educational activities. Through its local societies, the A.I.A. sponsors lectures and other events related to archaeology.
The Walla Walla Society of the A.I.A., the twenty-second local society formed under the auspices of the institute, was organized in Walla Walla, Washington, in 1906. Charter members of the society included the Walla Walla Art Club, the Whitman College Library, Whitman College Professor Louis F. Anderson and Mabel Baker Anderson, and Whitman College President Stephen B. L. Penrose and Mary Shipman Penrose.
Content DescriptionReturn to Top
The Archaeological Institute of America, Walla Walla Society, Records include minutes, correspondence, program materials, and clippings related to the activities interests of this local group.
Use of the CollectionReturn to Top
Researchers are responsible for using in accordance with 17 U.S.C. for copyright not held by Whitman College.
Archaeological Institute of America, Walla Walla Society, Records, Whitman College and Northwest Archives.
Administrative InformationReturn to Top
Detailed Description of the CollectionReturn to Top
The following section contains a detailed listing of the materials in the collection.
|1||Record books, correspondence, clippings, papers, reports, membership lists, publications||1908-1935, 1968-1970|
|2||Correspondence, excavation reports, clippings||1920-1942|
|3||Correspondence, A.I.A. programs and publications, membership records||1915-1960|
|4||A.I.A. publications, minutes, financial records||1922-1961|
|5||Louis F. Anderson correspondence, clippings, and program cards||1916-1962|
|6||Correspondence, organizational records, and clippings||1906-1956|
|7||Financial records, correspondence, organizational records, program materials, clippings, and A.I.A. publications||1975-1995|
|8||Minutes, A.I.A. publications, archaeological publications, and photographs||1961-1991|
Names and SubjectsReturn to Top
- Corporate Names :
- Archaeological Institute of America, Walla Walla Society -- Archives.
Names and SubjectsReturn to Top
- Subject Terms :
- Archaeological Institute of America – History.
- Walla Walla (Wash.) – History.