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Archaeological, 1968-1971

Accession: 2012-212Identifier: 2012-212-II.


  • Creation: 1968-1971

Scope and Contents

The Archaeological series, dating from 1968 to 1971, consists of a two part series titled “Digging for the History of Man” that depicts archaeological digs in Turkey, Iran and Iraq. Also included are a film documenting the Colonial Williamsburg excavation called “Doorway to the Past” and a film that explains the history of scientific dating, “How Old is Old”. Films within an episodic series are arranged chronologically.


From the Collection: 18 Linear Feet

Language of Materials

From the Collection: English

Additional Description

Access Restrictions

No restrictions on access; this collection is open for research.

Film material is located in remote storage. Please contact staff 48 hours in advance of research visit at

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Repository Details

Repository Details

Part of the Audiovisual Collections Repository

PO Box 3630
Wilmington Delaware 19807 USA