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Society for Early Historic Archaeology


Administrative History

The Society for Early Historic Archaeology (est. 1967) was a research institute promoting scriptural archaeology. The society was previously known as the University Archaeology Society and was affiliated with Brigham Young University until 1979.

Newsletter and proceedings of the S.E.H.A., May 1967: t.p. (Society for Early Historic Archaeology)

Society of Early Historic Archaeology programs, 1985-1988 (The University Archaeological Society was formed in 1949 as an official adjunct to the Brigham Young University Department of Archaeology; in 1967 the society was renamed the Society for Early Historical Archaeology (SEHA); the mission of the society was to help the Department of Archaeology (later the Department of Anthropology) by doing some things which a regular academic department might have difficulty dealing with directly: promoting research on scriptural archaeology and giving publicity on a non-technical level to discoveries in this field; in 1979 SEHA became independent of BYU)

Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

Ross T. Christensen papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 1716
Scope and Contents Reflects Ross T. Christensen's service as a missionary for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Brazil, service in the United States Army Air Corps during World War II, career as a professor of archaeology at Brigham Young University, activities as a founding member of the Society for Early Historic Archaeology (SEHA), interest in Book of Mormon archaeology, participation in Leadership Week and Education Week on the BYU campus and elsewhere, and family activities. Includes...
Dates: 1939-1990

Society for Early Historic Archaeology programs

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197239242800]
Identifier: UA 5321
Scope and Contents

Contains programs from annual symposiums of the Society for Early Historic Archaeology (SEHA) in 1985, 1986, and 1988 which were held in the J. Reuben Clark Law Building at BYU. Also included are SEHA envelopes.

Dates: 1985-1988