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Patty Jo Watson Papers

 Collection
Identifier: WUA-03-wua00336

The Patty Jo Watson Papers consists mainly of published essays and books reviews, teaching material, and graduate schoolwork that help document Watson's archaeological career.

Dates

  • 1953-2003

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

Contains restrictions. Please contact University Archives

Conditions Governing Use

Contains restrictions. Please contact University Archives

Extent

3.50 linear feet

4 boxes

Biographical Information

Patty Jo Watson is an American archaeologist renowned for her work on Pre-Columbian Native Americans, especially in the Mammoth Cave region of Kentucky. She is now Distinguished University Professor Emerita, Archaeology at Washington University in St. Louis. Until her retirement in 2004, she was the Edward Mallinckrodt Distinguished University Professor of Archaeology at Washington University in St. Louis. Watson earned her Ph.D. from the University of Chicago in 1959. In 1988, she was elected to the National Academy of Sciences and she received the Gold Medal Award for Distinguished Archaeological Achievement in 1999 from the Archaeological Institute of America.

Method of Acquisition

Accession number 23041. Gift of Patty Jo Watson, August 1, 2004.

Accession number 2014-055. Gift of Patty Jo Watson, July 14, 2014.

Accession number 2014-066. Gift of Patty Jo Watson, July 16, 2014.

Appraisal Information

Accurals are interfiled within the collection.

Processing Information

Processed by Abigail Dunn and Sarah Schnuriger in the summer of 2019.

Title
Patty Jo Watson Papers
Description rules
dacs
Language of description
eng

Revision Statements

  • 2021 May 13: Resource record updated in ArchiveSpace by Sarah Schnuriger.

Collecting Area Details

Part of the University Archives Collecting Area

Contact:
Sonya Rooney
Olin Library, 1 Brookings Drive
MSC 1061-141-B
St. Louis MO 63130 US
(314) 935-5495