Message #16:
From: AzTeC SW Archaeology SIG
To:  "'z Matthias Giessler'" 
Subject: Society for Industrial Archaeology Conference
Date: Sat, 30 Dec 95 12:16:00 MST
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From: pem-194@MTU.EDU (Patrick Martin)
Subject: SIA Call for Papers

The Society for Industrial Archeology promotes the study and preservation of 
the physical survivals of technological and industrial development and 
change.  The SIA Annual Conference will be held in Sacramento, CA May 
30-June 2, 1996. It will be hosted by the California State Railroad Museum 
in Sacramento and Historic Knight Foundry in the gold-country town of Sutter 
Creek.  In addition to paper sessions, the conference will feature tours to 
a number of unique manufacturing, transportation and historic sites in 
Central California.  The SIA invites proposals for papers (20 min.), panel 
discussions (90 min.) and work in progress reports (10 min.). Of particular 
interest will be papers and panels relating to railroads, foundries, 
architectural manufacturing, mining, and the industrial aspects of 
agriculture.  Please send a one page abstract with the title of the 
presentation, names of participants, brief curriculum vitae, addresses, 
email, tel/ fax numbers, and audio-visual requirements.  Abstracts are due 
by 1 December 1995. Notification of acceptance will be sent by 15 January 

Send Abstracts To:  
Walter Gray, Director, 
California State Railroad Museum, 
111 "I" Street, 
Sacramento, CA 95814.
tel: 916 445-7387 
fax: 916 327-5655      
email:, or
For further information about the conference, please contact these addresses.

Patrick E. Martin, Associate Professor of Archaeology, 
Director of Graduate Studies in Industrial Archaeology
Editor of IA, the Journal of the Society for Industrial Archaeology
Department of Social Sciences, 
Michigan Technological University
1400 Townsend Drive, 
Houghton, Michigan 49931-1295 USA
Telephone (906) 487-2070   
Fax  (906) 487-2468