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Annual AAHS Used Book Sale

Friday, 2:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. AAHS Members & University of Arizona Faculty, Students, Staff
Saturday, 10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. Open to the General Public
3:00 p.m. $5.00 a bag sale
Huge used book sale including over 1,000 books from the estate of Agnese Haury. An extraordinary collection of art, art museum catalogs, history, travel, politics, sociology […]

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100th Anniversary Picnic

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2016 Archaeology Expo – Schedule of Events Casa Grande Ruins National Monument

2016 Archaeology Expo – Schedule of Events
Casa Grande Ruins National Monument
Saturday, March 5th 9 AM to 4 PM

Presentations: (Located in the Theatre):
10:00 am: “The Evolution of Ruins Conservation at Tumacacori National Historic Park: The Case Study of the Convento Compound” – Alex Lim, Tumacacori/NPS
11:30 am: “The Casa Grande Community in the Hohokam World” – […]

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AAHS Subvention Awards

The Arizona Archaeological and Historical Society (AAHS) is pleased to announce a new competitive subvention award program for AAHS members. The purpose of this program is to provide money in support of the publication of digital or print books or Kiva journal articles that further AAHS’s mission. Many sources of grant funding do not support […]

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Redtail Site

From 1984 to 1987, William Holmann, AAHS President, directed AAHS excavations at the Redtail Site (AA:12:149[ASM]) in the Northern Tucson Basin.  The excavations focused on the central portion of the surface artifact scatter at the site. Four pithouses, several secondary cremations and one primary cremation as well as a variety other cultural features were excavated. […]

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Arizona Archaeological and Historical Society (AAHS)/Arizona State Museum (ASM) Library Book Sale Donations

**At this time there is a hold on accepting donations. If you are able to wait until later, feel free to check back regularly. If you need to dispose of the books promptly, please check other donation locations such as your local libraries, Friends of the Pima County Library, or World Care.**
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Fort Mason

Fort Mason Sign at Calabazas – 1926
On August 21, 1865 a garrison of California Volunteer Infantry and Cavalry established the site of Fort Mason under command of Colonel Charles W. Lewis. The fort was established below the Spanish Colonial Mission site of Calabazas close to the present day International Wastewater Treatment Plant in Rio Rico, […]

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Hohokam 101 Class

This fall AAHS will offer a four part course on the Hohokam archaeological culture. The course is designed for those with little familiarity with the Hohokam – the ancient inhabitants of the Sonoran Desert. Enrollment is limited to 25 people. Lectures will be held at the Arizona State Museum, from 7 to 8:30 p.m. on […]

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2012 Research Awards Announced

The AAHS Scholarships and Research Grants Committee has awarded four $1,000 research grants to applicants from four Universities as well as six $300 travel grants for students to attend the SAA meeting. Research grants were awarded to Michael Mathiowetz, Adjunct Faculty at California State University, Dominquez Hills for documenting and analyszing  a large collection of […]

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Call for 2012 AAHS Research Scholarships and Grants

AAHS has issued a call for proposal for the annual awards for Research Scholarships and Travel Grants. Proposals are due between January 1 and February 15, 2012. For more information click here.

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