Florida Archaeological Council Records
Scope and Content
This collection contains the working papers, minutes, presidents’ correspondence, and administrative records of the Florida Archaeological Council. It includes photographs, audio cassettes, newsletters, membership files, and other documents that were collected by the organization’s secretary.
- 1976 - 2007
- Florida Archaeological Council. (Organization)
The collection is open for research. Box 11, folder 2 is restricted due to a social security number.
Founded in 1979, the Florida Archaeological Council (FAC) is a professional, non-profit organization of archaeologists in the state of Florida that promotes preservation, management, and protection of archaeological sites and advocates for the profession. Its membership is open to professional archaeologists who agree to abide by the Code of Conduct of the Register of Professional Archaeologists. Some of its programs include the Stewards of Heritage Preservation Awards, support of Florida Archaeology Month, and professional development workshops, and to consult with the state legislature on legislation, statutes, and policy.
6.88 Linear Feet (16 boxes)
Language of Materials
The working papers, minutes, presidents’ correspondence, and administrative records of the Florida Archaeological Council.
Some of FAC’s records were organized alphabetically by subject; those boxes appear at the beginning of the collection. Others were organized by presidential administration: Ken Hardin served as FAC’s president in the late 1980s; Brent Weisman was president from 1998-2000; Robert Austin served from 2000-2004; and James Miller was president from 1984-1987, and again in 2004-2006. The last two boxes contain the files of Donna Ruhl, who served as FAC’s membership secretary.
University of Florida Smathers Library Building
On deposit from the Florida Archaeological Council.
- A Guide to the Florida Archaeological Council Records
- Finding aid created by Bridget Bihm-Manuel
- October 2021
- Description rules
- Finding Aid Prepared Using Dacs
- Language of description
- Script of description
- Language of description note
- Description is written in English.
Part of the Special and Area Studies Collections, George A. Smathers Libraries, University of Florida Repository
George A. Smathers Libraries
PO Box 117005
Gainesville Florida 32611-7005 United States of America