Society for American Archaeology

Volume 17 November 1999
No. 5

"Until the 1930s, the work of avocational archaeologists remained generally unsung... Where antiquarians and casual amateurs collected and commercialized artifacts, avocationalists focused their energies on building knowledge through archaeology. They professionalized their contri-butions, often consulting and working with trained archaeologists, and became involved in the national dialogues about the past. The work of Harry Trow-bridge stands as a classic illustration of the avocational archaeologist..."

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