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A Guide to the Records of the Florida Anthropological Society

Finding aid created by Dept. Staff

University of Florida Smathers Libraries - Special and Area Studies Collections
August 2011


Descriptive Summary

Creator: Florida Anthropological Society
Title: Records of the Florida Anthropological Society
Dates: 1947-2006
Abstract: Records of the Florida Anthropological Society include minutes of meetings, reports, articles of incorporation and constitution, financial and membership records, correspondence, newsletters, and chapter records.
Extent: 5.5 Linear feet. 14 boxes.
Identification: MS 122
Language(s): English

Biographical/Historical Note

Established in 1947 and incorporated in 1964, the Florida Anthropological Society promotes anthropological studies, particularly of the Native Americans of Florida, and seeks to conserve archaeological sites in Florida.


Scope and Content

The records of the Florida Anthropological Society include minutes of annual and executive committee meetings, officers' reports, articles of incorporation and constitution, financial and membership records, correspondence, newsletters, and chapter records. Proceedings of some board meetings are on cassette tapes. A second accession to the collection includes materials dating from 1990-2006.


Access or Use Restrictions

Access

The collection is open for research.


Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], Records of the Florida Anthropological Society, Special and Area Studies Collections, George A. Smathers Libraries, University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida.


Contents List

Society Records


Box
1 Minutes, agendas, treasurer's and editor's reports, and other meeting material of Annual and Executive Committee Meetings. Arranged by year. 1947-1985
2 Minutes, etc. (continued). 1986-[1990]
2 Articles of incorporation, Constitution
2 Membership Lists. 1947-1987
2 FAS Ledger. 1947-1950
2 Eastern States Archeological Federation Papers
2 Upper St. Johns Recreational Development Committee Papers
2 U.S. Corporation Income Tax Returns. 1965-1968
3 General Correspondence. 1947-1961
3 President's Correspondence (Fairbanks). 1956
3 President's Correspondence (Lazarus). 1961
4 General Correspondence. 1962-1969
5 General Correspondence. 1970-1988
6 Florida Anthropological Society Newsletter, no. 1-113 (missing #3, 8-9, 37-39, 54, 77-78, 105, 107-110). 1947-1988
6 FAS Publications (includes Handbook, Operating Procedures Manual, and Chapter Workshop Newsletter, v.1, no. 1, 1976)
6 Publications of Interest to the Society (includes Florida's Comprehensive Historic Preservation Plan, 1986, and Rules and Regulation of Historic Sites Designations)
6 Survey of FAS Chapter. 1981


Chapter Files


Box
7 Apalachee Anthropological Society
7 Archaeological Society of the Museum of Science (Dade County)
7 Broward County Archaeological Society
7 Central Florida Anthropological Society
7 Central Gulf Coast Archaeological Society
7 Dade County Chapter (Miami-West Indian)
7 Indian River Anthropological Society
7 Northeast Florida Chapter
7 Northwest Florida Chapter
7 Ocali Scrub Anthropological Society
7 Palm Beach County Archaeological Society
7 Pensacola Archaeological Society
7 St. Augustine Archaeological Society
7 St. Johns Anthropological Society
7 South Florida Chapter
7 Southeast Volusia Historical Society
7 Southwest Florida Archaeological Society
7 Suncoast Archaeological Society (Tampa Bay/Pinellas County Chapters). 1969-1982
7 Tampa Bay Chapter. 1963
7 Timesifters Archaeology Society
7 Withlacoochee River Archaeology Council


Audiovisual Materials


Box
8A FAS Board Minutes (cassette tapes). 1974-1989
8B Slides (previously stored in two slide carousels)


1989-1990 Files


Box
9 Handbook
9 Minutes, reports. 1989-1990
9 Correspondence. 1989-1990
9 State organizations. 1988-1990
9 Operating procedure manual


Accession 2 1990-2006


Box
10 Brochures, handbooks, etc. 1990-2000
10 Brochures, handbooks, etc. 1990-2000
10 FAS Annual Membership Meeting. 1996 May 11
10 FAS Awards. 1992
10 FAS Awards. 1993
10 FAS Awards. 1994
10 FAS Awards. 1995
10 FAS Awards. 1996
10 FAS Awards. 1997
10 FAS Awards. 1998
10 FAS Awards. 1999
10 FAS Awards. 2000
10 FAS Board Meeting. 1996 May 10
10 FAS Board Meeting. 1996 May 12
10 FAS Board Meeting. 1996 November 2
10 FAS Board Meeting. 1997 February 1
10 FAS Board Meeting. 1997 August 23
10 FAS Chapter Award Info. 1997
10 FAS Executive Board Meeting. 1995 October 28
10 FAS Executive Board Meeting. 1996 May 10
10 FAS Manual and Minutes (diskettes). 1993
10 FAS Manual and Minutes (CD). 1993-1994
11 FAS Minutes. 1993
11 FAS Minutes. 1996 July 27
11 FAS Minutes. 1997 November 15
11 FAS Minutes. 1998 February 7
11 FAS Newsletters. 1985-1993
11 FAS Newsletters. 1994-2000
11 FAS Nominations Committee. 1999
11 FAS "Old" and "New" Board Meetings, Annual Membership Meeting. 1997
11 FAS Quarterly Meeting. 1995 July 17
11 Florida Archaeology Week. 1993
11 Florida Archaeology Week. 1993
12 General Correspondence. 1992-1995
12 General Correspondence. 1992-1995
12 Minutes. 1989
12 Minutes. 1990
12 Minutes. 1990
12 Minutes. 1991
12 Minutes. 1994
12 Minutes. 1994
12 Minutes. 1995 April 9
12 Permission/Reproduction Requests. 1995-1996
12 President's Correspondence (Luer). 1990-1992
12 President's Correspondence (Luer). 1990-1992
13 FAS Correspondence. 2002-2003
13 FAS Newsletters. 2000-2006


Selected Subjects and Access Terms

Anthropology -- Florida
Anthropology -- Societies, etc
Archaeology -- Florida
Florida -- Antiquities
Indians of North America -- Florida
Indians of North America -- Florida -- Antiquities



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