Archaeology Collections

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The collections are non-circulating, but available by appointment to recognized researchers Monday through Friday, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Active Excavation Site

  • Mesa Grande

Closed Site Collections

  • Country Club
  • Rowley
  • Pew
  • Las Acequias
  • Ellis Johnson Well
  • Sirrine House


  • Frank Midvale Collection (photographs, maps, archives and lithics)
  • Omar Turney: Frank Midvale Ceramic Collection (excellent cross-reference collection)
  • Hohokam Collection (includes ceramics, jewelry and lithics)
  • Salado Collection (primarily ceramics)
  • Mogollon Collection (primarily ceramics)
  • Meso-American Collections
  • Casas Grandes Collection
  • Comparative Peruvian Collection
  • Artifacts from other Southwest cultures including Anasazi and Mimbres