Circumpolar Lab Ethnographic and Archaeological Collections

Brown University's Haffenreffer Museum of Anthropology is a federal repositoryTextile fragment (1450-1500 AD), Circumpolar Studies for approximately 850,000 archaeological objects excavated by Arctic researchers from the National Park Service and Bureau of Land Management lands in Alaska. The most important collections are from the northwest Alaskan archaeological sites of Cape Krusenstern and Onion Portage.  The Laboratory for Circumpolar Studies, housed at the Haffenreffer Museum's Collections Research Center, contains laboratory facilities, a library devoted to Arctic and sub-Arctic topics, and is the repository for these ethnographic and archaeological collections.