Lewis Larsen’s Extensive Native American Reference Library to be Auctioned

From the People of One Fire newsletter, the following:

Lewis Larsen’s Extensive Archaeological Library to Auctioned Off

“Extensive American Indian related reference library from the estate of noted Georgia Archaeologist, Dr. Lewis H. Larson, Jr. over 400 Volumes”   To be auctioned by Charlton Hall Auctioneers in W. Columbia SC on June 21-22, 2013.

A catalog does not seem to be available yet at www.charltonhallauctions.com

Lewis Larsen was one of the pioneers of modern North American archaeology.  Along with Joseph Caldwell and Arthur Kelly, he supervised the archaeological studies at Etowah Mounds National Landmark during the mid-1950s.  He then went on to a highly productive career as a professor and expert on the Mississippian Culture.

It would be very nice if this collection could be preserved intact.

About Roberta Estes

Scientist, author, genetic genealogist. Documenting Native Heritage through contemporaneous records and DNA.
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2 Responses to Lewis Larsen’s Extensive Native American Reference Library to be Auctioned

  1. Mavis says:

    Is it possible to raise money to buy it? Then Digitize it for all? Im in!

    • Many of his books probably are protected by copyright, so they would not be able to be shared. Let’s see what is offered when the catalog becomes available.

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