Archaeology Resources

Welcome to the Society’s resources section of our website.  Here our Society offers a compilation of useful resources relating to the field of archaeology, especially in the Sacramento area and broader state of California. National archaeological organizations and societies are included as well for reference and educational value.

Visit our convenient archaeology bookstore. to view archaeology books and support the Society through your purchase.

We welcome any suggestions for content.  Please note that the links below are provided as a service to our visitors.  They do not necessarily reflect the views of the Sacramento Archeological Society, Inc.  If you discover a dead link, please notify us and/or submit suggestions via the Contact Us page.

CALIFORNIA RESOURCES

California State Parks – State Historic Preservation Offices (SHPO) Maidu Museum and Historic Site Society for California Archaeology (SCA)
San Diego County Archaeological Society (SDCAS)

AFFILIATED UNIVERSITIES & ARCHAEOLOGICAL RESEARCH

University of New Mexico Department of Anthropology UNM – Archeological Research Wesleyan University Anthropology Department

ASSOCIATIONS, ORGANIZATIONS, SOCIETIES

American Alliance of Museums (AAM) The Archaeological Conservancy Archaeological Institute of America (AIA)
Association of Midwest Museums (AMM) Illinois Association for the Advancement of Archaeology (IAAA) Illinois Association of Museums (IAM)
Illinois Science Teachers Association (ISTA) Iowa Archeological Society (IAS) National Association of State Archaeologists (NASA)
Plains Anthropological Society Society for American Archaeology (SAA) Society for California Archaeology (SCA)
Society for Historical Archaeology (SHA) Illinois – South Suburban Archaeological Society (SSAS) “Time Travelers”
Verde Valley Archaeology Center

 

FEDERAL & STATE RESOURCES

 

Illinois Archaeological Survey (IAS) Illinois Historic Preservation Agency (IHPA) Illinois State Board of Education (ISBE)
National Park Service (NPS) United States Geological Survey (USGS) U.S. Library of Congress
California State Parks – State Historic Preservation Offices (SHPO) Illinois Dept. of Natural Resources (IDNR)

 

MUSEUMS & HISTORIC SITES

 

American Museum of Natural History Cahokia Mounds State Historic Site Dickson Mounds Museum
Field Museum of Natural History Illinois State Museum Maidu Museum and Historic Site Smithsonian Institution National Museum of Natural History
St. Louis Science Center Southern Illinois University Museum University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology

 

STATE & COUNTY HISTORICAL SOCIETIES

 

Illinois State Historical Society  Indiana Historical Society State Historical Society of Iowa
Kentucky Historical Society Missouri Historical Society State Historical Society of Wisconsin

 

RESOURCES FOR TEACHERS & STUDENTS

 

Archaeological Finds of Early Humans Ancient Architects of the Mississippi Anthropology on the Web for K-12 FAQ about a career in Archaeology in the U.S.
Archaeological Travel – Guides to Archaeological Sites and Museums Archeology Programs – Teacher Resources Kids Guide to Archeology Midwestern U.S. 16,000 Years Ago 
 NOVA Online Southeast Archeological Center Public Archeology in the U.S. :  A Timeline
Archaeology for the Public – Resources

 

NATIVE AMERICAN RESOURCES & SITES

 

Indigenous Knowledge Native Americans and the Environment Native Tech: Native American Technology and art
Texas Indians

 

OTHER LINKS

About.com: Archaeology The Archaeology Channel Archeological Research in the National Parks
EarthWorks Great Lakes Lithic Supply Company Hollowtop Outdoor Primitive School
Kennewick Man Primitive Technologies Marshalltown Trowel Company
Midwest Archeological Center State Archeology Weeks and Months The Stone Tool Technology
Underwater Archaeology