Historical Archaeology

, Volume 42, Issue 3, pp 166–170 | Cite as

The Asian American Comparative Collection: A Unique Resource for Archaeologists and Historians

  • Priscilla Wegars
Resources in Overseas Chinese Archaeology


The Asian American Comparative Collection (AACC) is an exceptional repository containing artifacts, images, and documentary materials essential for understanding Asian American archaeological sites, economic contributions, and cultural history. It serves as an information clearinghouse for identifying artifacts made in China and Japan and for researching Asian American topics.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Priscilla Wegars
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  1. 1.Asian American Comparative CollectionUniversity of IdahoMoscowUSA

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