The Plymouth Colony Archive Project
Tributes to James Deetz

This section of the Plymouth Colony Archive Project presents tributes to Prof. Deetz's career, accomplishments and life's work in archaeology. Jim was born on February 8, 1930. He passed away on November 25, 2000.
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small things forgotten
Prof. Deetz in 1968 interview
Arikara house floor
diamond  Carving Jim's Gravestone, by Dave Wheelock (2010)

diamond  Memorial Article by Marley Brown, III (2004)

diamond  Curriculum Vitae & Personal History (2004)

diamond  A Summary of Jim's Work & Publications (2004)

diamond  Kathryn Crabtree & Eugene Prince's Markers Article (2002)

diamond  Mary Beaudry's Antiquity Article (2001)

diamond  Merrick Posnansky's Commemoration (2001)

diamond  Tribute by Alison Bell & Coy Barefoot (2000)

diamond  Adrian Praetzellis' Remembrance (2000)

diamond  Forbes Award Tribute by John Michael Vlach (2000)

diamond  "Remembering Jim," an Article by Coy Barefoot (2000)

diamond  "Chronicler of America's Colonial Past" (N.Y. Times) (2000)

diamond  J.C. Harrington Medal Tribute by Marley Brown, III (1997)

diamond  Excavating at Flowerdew Hundred (1984)

diamond  At Work in Paradise Valley (1979)

A memorial fund has been established in Jim's honor to further promote the efforts of the Plimoth Plantation Living History Museum. Donations may be sent to:
James F. Deetz Fund
Plimoth Plantation
P.O. Box 1620
Plymouth, MA USA 02362
Prof. Deetz working at Plimoth Plantation Museum, 1971

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