Historic Shipwrecks: A Growing Concern of the National Trust for Historic Preservation

Olsen, Carol (1987) Historic Shipwrecks: A Growing Concern of the National Trust for Historic Preservation. In: Old cultures in new worlds. 8th ICOMOS General Assembly and International Symposium. Programme report - Compte rendu. US/ICOMOS, Washington, pp. 985-992. [Book Section]

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This paper points out the uncertain legal situation in the United States concerning historic shipwrecks, and the need for passage of the Abandoned Shipwreck Bill. Mention is made of the types of information shipwrecks provide, and how such materials culturally enrich the American people.

Item Type: Book Section
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Olsen, CarolUNSPECIFIED
Languages: English
Keywords: shipwrecks; underwater cultural heritage; underwater archaeology; legal protection; legislation
Subjects: B. ARCHAEOLOGY > 07. Underwater archaeology
E.CONSERVATION AND RESTORATION > 11. Legal protection and Administration
H.HERITAGE TYPOLOGIES > 25. Underwater cultural heritage
K.LEGAL AND ADMINISTRATIVE ISSUES > 03. National/Regional legislations
ICOMOS Special Collection: Scientific Symposium (ICOMOS General Assemblies)
ICOMOS Special Collection Volume: 1987, 8th
Depositing User: Jose Garcia
Date Deposited: 02 Feb 2011 08:48
Last Modified: 02 Feb 2011 08:48
URI: http://openarchive.icomos.org/id/eprint/804

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