Useful Links

The following is a list of archaeological resources. Please select one of the following topics to see a list of useful links pertaining to the topic.

State Federal
Societies Preservation
Organizations
Volunteer Opportunities,
Jobs, and Field Schools
Ethnic Sites
Museums and Parks Military Site
Preservation and History Organizations
About Our State Online Texts
Map Resources Material Culture
Tools for Filing Out a SC
State Site Form
 

State
South Carolina Department of Archives and History
South Carolina Department of Archives and History :
Archaeology
South Carolina Institute of Archaeology and
Anthropology
South Carolina Department of Natural Resources
South Carolina Department of Parks, Recreation, and
Tourism
South Carolina Conservation Bank
University of South Carolina : Department of
Anthropology
South Carolina State Museum
North Carolina Historic Sites
Georgia State Parks and Historic Sites

Federal
Department of the Interior
National Parks Service Archaeology and Ethnography Home
Page
National Park Service Southeastern Archaeological
Center
US Forest Service : Francis Marion and Sumter National
Forests
FHWA’s Archaeology and Historic Preservation Website

Societies
Council of South Carolina Professional Archaeologist
Society for American Archaeology
Society for Historical Archaeology
Southeastern Archaeological Conference
Southern Historical Association
Southern Anthropological Society
Society of Primitive Technology
Society for Post Medieval Archaeology
Archaeological Institute of America
World Archaeological Congress
SC Historical Society
American Cultural Resources Association (ACRA)

Preservation Organizations
The Archaeology Legacy Institute
Palmetto Conservation Foundation
Palmetto Trust for Historic Preservation
National Trust for Historic Preservation, Southern Regional
Office

Volunteer Opportunities, Jobs, and Field
Schools
University of South Carolina : Department of Anthropology
College of Charleston : Department of Sociology and Anthropology
The Charleston Museum
Coastal Carolina University : Waccamaw Center
The Upstate Archaeological Research Group – Wofford
College
Allendale Expedition
SC Parks, Recreation, and Tourism : Colonial Dorchester
USDA Forest Service Passport in Time
Earthwatch
Shovel Bums

Ethnic
Sites
South Carolina Indian Tribes
Catawba Cultural Preservation Project
History of the Cherokee
Websites about the Catawba Indians
Scotch Irish Central
Avery Research Center for African American History and
Culture
Penn Center
African American Archaeology Newsletter
http://www.anthro.uiuc.edu/faculty/cfennell/bookmark3.html
http://www.huguenotsociety.org/

Museums and Parks
SC State Parks
National Parks in SC
McKissick Museum, University of South Carolina
The Schiele Museum
Museum of the Cherokee Indians
The Charleston Museum
The State Museum
Confederate Relic Room
The Coastal Discovery Museum : Hilton Head Island
Edgefield Pottery Museum

Military Site Preservation and History
Organizations
American Battlefield Protection Program
Civil War Preservation Trust
Earthworks Management
Southern Campaigns of the American Revolution

About
Our State
SCIway : learn about Native Americans, African Americans,
European Settlers, Plantations, and other things historic. Sign up for their
newsletter at (http://sciway.net/forms/subscribe.html) and keep tract of local
festivals and events.

Online
Texts
North Carolina Archaeology (formerly Southern Indian
Studies) – Journal
Making of America : American Social History
Documenting the American South
American Memory : Library of Congress
Early Georgia (table of contents only)
Lamar Institute Reports
JSTOR : The Scholarly Journal Archive (most libraries are
subscribers and articles can be searched there and you can send to your email
address)

Map
Resources
Map Library, USC
South Caroliniana Library, USC
TopoZone
TerraServer
ESRI ARC Reader – Freeware
Express View SID map browser (formerly MrSid)
DeLorme Mapping Software
MapTech Mapping Software
USC Map Library – Sanborn Fire Insurance Maps
USC Map Library – Early Topo Maps
USC Map Library – SC Early Soil Maps
SC-DNR Map Guides
SC-DNR GIS Data
University of Alabama : Historical Maps of SC
University of Georgia : Hargrett Map Collection
David Rumsey Historical Map Collection
Early Maps of Charleston
Historic Maps on SCIway
Library of Congress : Maps
NOAA : Historical Maps and Charts Project
Modern SC County Highway Maps
NRCS Soil Survey
Google Earth

Material Culture
LithicsNet : Projectile Point Typology
Florida Museum of Natural History : Historic Ceramic Type
Collection
BLM Historic Bottle Homepage
Recognizing Historical Sites and Artifacts
California State Parks Type Collection

Tools for Filling Out a SC State Site
Form
TopoZone
Modern SC County Highway Maps
NRCS Official Soil Series Descriptions
NRCS Official Soil Survey
Metric/English Conversions
Site Form and Handbook (note: the site form pdf on SCIAA’s
webpage has been corrupt for quite sometime and it is unknown if it will ever be
repaired)
Create Your Own Graph Paper