National Park Service Clearinghouse Classifieds

The National Park Service posts notices of proposed deaccessions and museum items available for deaccession at this site. Notices are posted for 45 days.

The museum items posted at this site may be deaccessioned outside the Federal government only by exchange or conveyance (donation). The NPS does not deaccession museum items by sale.

The NPS may only convey museum items to institutions that are dedicated to the preservation and interpretation of natural or cultural heritage and qualified to manage museum collections. Private institutions must be exempt from federal taxation under section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code.

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Big Cypress National Preserve – Intent to Convey

Two accessions, BICY-00004 and BICY-00008, are outside the park’s scope of collection. The materials were inadvertently collected from non-National Park Service property and are associated with the Callahan Site. The collections consist of 16 folders of associated records including field notes, maps, slides, reports, forms, and sketches, and 188 materials including bone, burned clay, charcoal, charred wood, ceramics, concretions, coprolites, plants, pottery, seeds, shells, and vessel fragments. Native American human remains have been identified among one of the accessions. The two collections will be conveyed to the property owner, Miami-Dade County, 111 NW 1st Street, 12th Floor, Miami, Florida 33128. Miami-Dade County stated they will comply with NAGPRA as required following conveyance.

Contact for further information:
Bonnie Ciolino
Museum Curator-South Florida Collections Management Center
Everglades National Park
40001 SR 9336
Homestead, FL 33034

Published July 1, 2024

Acadia National Park – Objects Available

The following objects are outside the unit’s scope of collection and are available for transfer to another park or other federal agency, or conveyance to non-federal institutions.

Contact for further information:

Marie C. Yarborough
Cultural Resources/Interpretation Liaison
Acadia National Park
20 McFarland Hill Drive
POB 177
Bar Harbor, Maine 04609

Published June 24, 2024

Last updated: July 15, 2024