Saturday, February 25
Winter Indoor Field Trip: Maxwell and Hibben Special Collection Tour
Hosted by Special Collection Managers: Meghan Truckey and Karen Price
Because of timing this is an advanced notice of the tour of the UNM Special Collections at the Maxwell and Hibben Centers. Sign-up is starting now (instructions below).
You will be seeing collections from around the world in the disciplines of archaeology and ethnology.
Hibben: We will be seeing the Anthropology/Archaeology Collections consisting of the pot room and drawers. As a special bonus, we will have stations relating to past lectures: Kuaua and Santiago artifacts and pottery presented by Carolyn Gilmore and Deborah Ellis (AAS members, Bice Award winners), 2 boxes of bones collected from Kuaua and where they were located in the pueblo presented by Ethan Ortega (AAS Vice president) and six large corrugated ollas (storage jars) and 2 Mesa Verde mugs from the Collection Box B of the Bolack Site, plus materials and the techniques used in processing artifacts presented by Karen Armstrong (AAS member).
Maxwell: Ethnology collections consisting of Southwest and International textiles, baskets, and costumes.
Limitation: 30 participants (Current AAS Members Only)
Meet: Morning tour
Fee: No charge, but donations are welcomed
Length of Tour: 2 hours
Parking: On-street parking
To Sign Up, please email as soon as possible: firstname.lastname@example.org
- After you have signed up, an Information Sheet will be emailed to you giving the time and place to meet and any additional information.
- If you decide not to attend after you’ve signed up, please contact Pat Harris, Coordinator promptly since we expect to have a waiting list.
We think you will find this to be a very interesting tour. Please join us.
AAS Field Trips Coordinator, Pat Harris