The Oregon Encyclopedia
Luther S. Cressman (1897-1994)
Known as the father of Oregon archaeology and anthropology, Luther Cressman conducted pioneering archaeological work in the 1930s through the 1960s and established the broad outlines of Oregon’s ancient human history and occupation by Native peoples. This article provides an overview of his life and work.
Butler, V.L. (2009). Luther S. Cressman. Entry in The Oregon Encyclopedia. Portland State University and Oregon Historical Society.