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The TAS is a professional and avocational society that engages in and promotes scientific archeological exploration and research, preservation and conservation of archeological materials and sites, and the interpretation and publication of data.

We provide students of all ages the opportunity to take part in research and training through our Academies, Field School, and Annual Meeting.

Upcoming events

    • October 21, 2022
    • 1:00 PM (CDT)
    • October 23, 2022
    • 11:30 PM (CDT)
    • UT Tyler

    The TAS Board of Directors and the Local Arrangements Committee invite you to register for the 93rd Annual meeting of the Texas Archeological Society October 21 - 23, 2022 . This year, the meeting will be combined with the East Texas Caddo Conference and will be held in-person at the University of Texas in Tyler in the new Soules College of Business Building.

    On Friday night, October 21st, Bobby Gonzales, Chairman of the Caddo Nation and a trained archeologist, will be the Public Forum Speaker. Our keynote speaker, Dr. Rolfe Mandel, currently serves as the director of the Kansas Geological Survey and is the State Geologist of Kansas. Dr. Mandel will present on Saturday evening, October 22nd. 

    An optional guided tour of Caddo Mounds State Historic Site will be held on Sunday, October 23rd and is available to registrants at no charge. 

    More information will be posted to the website as it becomes available here: https://txarch.org/AnnualMeeting

    Deadline to register for meals is September 25th. Registration rates increase after September 20th.

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Promoting the study, preservation, and awareness of Texas archeology since 1928!


Previous sponsors include: The Brown Foundation, The Clements Foundation, The Hamman FoundationThe Trull Foundation, and The Summerfield G. Roberts Foundation.

Funding for organizational expenses has been provided to Texas Archeological Society from the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) as part of the 2020 Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security (CARES) Act of 2020.

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