Date and time:
The Richard B. Russell Building Special Collections Libraries Auditorium
Special Information:
Reception to follow

A University Lecture

Thomas is a member of the National Academy of Sciences, a Fellow in the Academy of American Franciscan History, a member of the Writer's Guild of America and founding trustee of the National Museum of the American Indian. He has lectured in more than 40 countries, written 38 books, edited 98 volumes and published more than 135 scientific papers. In 1970, he discovered Gatecliff Shelter in Nevada, the deepest archaeological rockshelter in the Americas. Thomas also found and continues to excavate the 16th-/17th-century Franciscan mission Santa Catalina de Guale on St. Catherines Island, Georgia.
Sponsored by the Office of the Senior Vice President for Academic Affairs and Provost, the Franklin College of Arts and Sciences and the Department of Anthropology.

Speaker Name:
David Hurst Thomas
Curator of Anthropology
University or Organization:
American Museum of Natural History