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This collection contains archaeological information from investigations conducted or contracted for by the Phoenix Area Office (PXAO) of the Bureau of Reclamation. The digital information includes documents, data sets, and images. The digital files are organized into a number of sub-collections and organized generally according to the administrative and functional units administered by the PXAO. Included in the sub-collections are the results of investigations conducted in the past as well as research products for current investigations.


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  • A Class III Cultural Resources Survey of 988 Acres of Bureau of Reclamation Withdrawn Lands Along the Lower Verde River near Verde River Sheep Bridge, Yavapai County, Arizona (2014)
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    DOCUMENT Sean Teeter. Chris North. Justin Rego. Gary Huckleberry.

    [tDAR id: 392043] As required under Section 110 of the National Historic Preservation Act, the Bureau of Reclamation's (Reclamation) Phoenix Area Office (PXAO) requested Logan Simpson Design (LSD) conduct a Class III survey of 988 acres of withdrawn lands along the lower Verde River near the Verde River Sheep Bridge. The land was withdrawn for the Salt River Project (SRP) and is administered by the Cave Creek Ranger District of the Tonto National Forest (TNF). The goal of the survey is to provide an...

  • A Cultural Inventory of the Proposed Granite Reef and Salt-Gila Aqueducts, Agua Fria River to Gila River, Arizona (1969)
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    DOCUMENT Alfred E. Dittert. Paul R. Fish. Don E. Simonis.

    [tDAR id: 406213] The Central Arizona Project (CAP) was authorized by the Colorado River Basin Act (P.L. 90-537) in 1968. The following year, the Department of Anthropology at Arizona State University conducted a survey of the preliminary alignment of the Granite Reef Aqueduct and portions of the Salt-Gila Aqueduct for the Bureau of Reclamation under a National Park Service contract. The feasibility alignment extended from the Agua Fria River, southeast to the Gila River and was divided into eight sections: four...

  • A Cultural Resources Survey of 1,032 Acres of Withdrawn Land Along the Lower Verde River West of Bartlett Dam, Maricopa County, Arizona (2013)
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    DOCUMENT John Marshall. Doug Craig.

    [tDAR id: 390871] As required under Section 110 of the National Historic Preservation Act, the Bureau of Reclamation's (Reclamation) Phoenix Area Office (PXAO) requested Northland Research, Inc. (Northland) conduct a Class III survey of 1,032 acres of withdrawn lands along the lower Verde River west of Bartlett Dam. The land was withdrawn for the Salt River Project (SRP) and is administered by the Cave Creek Ranger District of the Tonto National Forest (TNF). The goal of the survey is to provide an inventory...

  • A Research Design and Work Plan for Cultural Resource Studies, Distribution Division, Central Arizona Project (1984)
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    DOCUMENT William S. Marmaduke.

    [tDAR id: 378255] The Research Design for the Distribution Division is a general document, setting out a basic theoretical orientation for a research project that will include mostly small, prehistoric sites from widely scattered locations in the Gila Basin. Discussion includes considerations of "knowledge", "explanation", and archaeological research as a form of scientific inquiry.

  • A Supplemental Class III Cultural Resources Survey and Treatment Plan for the San Xavier Farm Extension Project, San Xavier District, Tohono O’odham Nation, Pima County, Arizona (2016)
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    DOCUMENT Andrea Gregory. Walter R. Punzmann. Kerri Bastin. Peg Davis. Thomas Jones.

    [tDAR id: 405501] In accordance with the provisions of the 2004 Arizona Water Settlement Act, the Bureau of Reclamation (Reclamation) is assisting the Tohono O’odham Nation’s (Nation) San Xavier District’s (District) Farm Cooperative (CoOp) in developing new farm land along both sides of Interstate 19 located south of the existing CoOp fields. Previous investigations in the area included a survey in the mid-1980s by Cultural and Environmental Systems (Heuett 1987b) and survey and testing completed by...

  • An Archaeological Analysis of the Proposed Florence Water Treatment Plant (1987)
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    DOCUMENT William S. Marmaduke. T. S. Hartzell.

    [tDAR id: 77233] In 1987, the Bureau of Reclamation directed Northland Research, Inc. to complete a Class I and III cultural resource literature search and survey for the proposed site of the Florence Water Treatment Plant and its associated delivery lines, an element of the Central Arizona Project located near the Salt-Gila Aqueduct. Three archaeological loci representing Hohokam use of the area were recorded in or near the project area. In order to evaluate the loci within the context of the intensive site...

  • An Archaeological Investigation of Sites Located Along the Mead-Davis-Parker Transmission System (Granite Reef) (1976)
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    DOCUMENT Daniel O. Larson. Kathryne Olson. Joseph Moore. Joseph King. Kathleen Bergin. Edward Bussard. Richard Wilson. Hal Turner. Robert Leavitt. Richard H. Brooks.

    [tDAR id: 425647] The Bureau of Reclamation, Arizona Projects Office directed the Nevada Archaeological Survey to conduct archaeological investigations at thirteen sites located along the proposed Mead-Davis-Parker 230kv Transmission Line Right-Of-Way #2, for the Central Arizona Project. The investigation was designed to evaluate each site for inclusion in the National Register of Historic Places. The archaeological field work consisted of photography, mapping, and representative collections of artifacts,...

  • An Archaeological Overview of the Middle Santa Cruz Basin: A Supplemental Class I Cultural Resource Survey for Reach 3 of the Central Arizona Project - Tucson Division (1981)
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    DOCUMENT Carol Heathington McCarthy. Earl Sires.

    [tDAR id: 406231] In 1979 the Bureau of Reclamation contracted with the Arizona State Museum for a Class I survey of the Tucson Division of the Central Arizona Project (Westfall 1979). This study covered Reaches 1 and 2 and included Arizona archaeological grid units AA:3, AA:7, AA:8, AA:12, AA:16, and BB:9. Subsequently planning was initiated for a possible Reach 3. The possible extension of the project into three additional grids (AZ BB:13, AZ DD:4, and AZ EE:1) required further archaeological study. This report...

  • An Archaeological Overview of the Middle and Lower Santa Cruz Basin: A Class I Cultural Resource Survey for the Central Arizona Project - Tucson Division (1979)
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    DOCUMENT Deborah A. Westfall.

    [tDAR id: 406230] The Arizona Projects Office, Bureau of Reclamation has begun planning for the Central Arizona Project (CAP), Tucson Division, which is designed to bring CAP water to Tucson. This report summarizes and evaluates previous archaeological research and the known cultural resource base within a 4,015 sq km (1,550 sq mi) area in southeastern Pinal and northeastern Pima counties that might be affected by construction of proposed alternatives. A detailed consideration of the archaeological record shows...

  • An Archaeological Reconnaissance Survey of the Proposed Liberty-Parker 230 KV Transmission Line (1974)
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    DOCUMENT Gerald A. Bair.

    [tDAR id: 425646] At the request of the United States Bureau of Reclamation, an archaeological survey was conducted by the Department of Anthropology, Arizona State University, for the purpose of granting archaeological clearance along the route of the proposed Liberty-Parker 230 KV Transmission Line and two 115 KV transmission lines which will supply power to the Central Arizona Project's Little Harquahala and Bouse Hills pumping plants. Funds for this purpose were provided by the Arizona Archaeological Center...

  • An Archaeological Resurvey and Assessment of 15 Previously Recorded Sites on the Bureau of Reclamation Right-of-Way Along the Hayden-Rhodes Aqueduct, Central Arizona Project Canal, Located in La Paz County, Arizona (2015)
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    DOCUMENT Eric Cox. John Marshall.

    [tDAR id: 406026] The Bureau of Reclamation has developed an archaeological site database for the Central Arizona Project (CAP) canal main stem based on Class III survey data that includes all previously recorded sites. An unknown number of these sites were either destroyed by construction or excavation, while others are no longer located within the CAP right-of-way (ROW). To assist Reclamation in checking the accuracy of its site database, Northland Research, Inc. (Northland) was asked to relocate and record 19...

  • An Archaeological Survey in the Blackwater Area, Volume 1: The History of Human Settlement in the Blackwater Area (1994)
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    DOCUMENT David A. Gregory. Gary Huckleberry.

    [tDAR id: 393850] The Bureau of Reclamation (Reclamation), United States Department of the Interior, was in the initial stages of the Water Management Project designed to bring Central Arizona Project water to the Gila River Indian Community (GRIC). Under terms of a contract signed in 1992 with the GRIC, facilities designed and constructed by Reclamation would deliver 173,000 acre-feet of water annually onto the reservation. Federal law mandates consideration of potential impacts of such projects upon cultural...

  • An Archaeological Survey in the Blackwater Area, Volume 2: Site Descriptions and Related Data (1994)
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    DOCUMENT David A. Gregory. Diane L. Douglas.

    [tDAR id: 405416] The Bureau of Reclamation (Reclamation), United States Department of the Interior, was in the initial stages of the Water Management Project designed to bring Central Arizona Project water to the Gila River Indian Community (GRIC). Under terms of a contract signed in 1992 with the GRIC, facilities designed and constructed by Reclamation would deliver 173,000 acre-feet of water annually onto the reservation. Federal law mandates consideration of potential impacts of such projects upon cultural...

  • An Archaeological Survey of a Portion of the Proposed Granite Reef Aqueduct, Central Arizona (1968)
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    DOCUMENT Robert C. Euler.

    [tDAR id: 425627] In March, 1968, Prescott College, under contract with the Archeological Salvage Program, a division of the National Park Service, conducted a reconnaissance of 148 miles of the feasibility alignment of the proposed Granite Reef Aqueduct in west-central Arizona, stretching from Parker Dam on the Colorado River to the Agua Fria River, north of Phoenix. The reconnaissance was undertaken in support of the development of an Environmental Impact Statement for the Granite Reef Aqueduct to identify any...

  • An Archaeological Survey of the Buckskin Mountain Tunnel Project (1972)
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    DOCUMENT Thomas B. Renk.

    [tDAR id: 425645] During April 1972, the Arizona State Museum, under contract with the National Park Service, conducted an archaeological survey of the Buckskin Mountain Tunnel portion of the Granite Reef Aqueduct, Central Arizona Project. Funds for this investigation were provided by the Bureau of Reclamation. Archaeologists surveyed over 8 linear miles of the proposed tunnel, including the intake and outlet portals. Only one archaeological site, AZ L:16:1 (ASM), a tool quarry site with a trail crossing...

  • An Archaeological Survey of the Granite-Reef Aqueduct (1972)
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    DOCUMENT Sandra Kemrer. Sandra Schultz. William Dodge.

    [tDAR id: 425623] In anticipation of the construction of the Granite Reef Aqueduct, a component of the Central Arizona Project, the Bureau of Reclamation, Phoenix Area Office contracted with Arizona State Museum to conduct a cultural resources inventory of the aqueduct right-of-way to evaluate the potential effect of the project to archaeological sites. Arizona State Museum archaeologists conducted the survey in the summer of 1972 and identified 32 archaeological sites (27 prehistoric and 5 historic) and 57...

  • An Archaeological Survey of the Mead-Davis-Parker 230 KV Transmission Line #2 (1973)
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    DOCUMENT George A. Bondley. Richard H. Brooks.

    [tDAR id: 56310] At the request of the Arizona Archaeological Center, National Park Service, Tucson, Arizona, an archaeological inventory was made of a proposed 230 Kv transmission line right-of-way corridor for the Central Arizona Project. This survey was undertaken in support of the initial environmental assessment of the Granite Reef Aqueduct portion of the Central Arizona Project. The survey corridor stretched from Boulder City, Nevada, to Davis Dam, Nevada, and from there to Parker Dam, Arizona. Six...

  • An Archaeological Survey of the Salt-Gila Aqueduct (1973)
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    DOCUMENT Mark Grady.

    [tDAR id: 191011] The Bureau of Reclamation (Reclamation) directed the Arizona State Museum to conduct a cultural resources survey of the Salt-Gila (Fannin-McFarland) Aqueduct as part of its environmental assessment of the impacts of the proposed Central Arizona Project. Twenty-two archaeological sites and two major areas of cultural activity were identified during the survey. Of these sites, 19 were recommended for further investigation and 5 were suggested for clearance (not eligible for the NRHP). The...

  • An Archaeological Survey of the Tucson Aqueducts, Central Arizona Project (1969)
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    DOCUMENT D. W. Kayser. D. C. Fiero.

    [tDAR id: 406212] The Central Arizona Project (CAP) was authorized by the Colorado River Basin Act (P.L. 90-537) in 1968. The following year, the Cultural Resources Management Division of the Arizona State Museum conducted a survey of the preliminary alignment of the Tucson Aqueduct and portions of the Salt-Gila Aqueduct for the Bureau of Reclamation and under a National Park Service contract. The feasibility alignment extended 140 miles from the abandoned town of Charleston, north to the Gila River. The field...

  • An Archeological Survey of the Gila River Farms Expansion, Pinal County, Arizona (1987)
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    DOCUMENT Mary Sullivan. Monique Sawyer-Lang. Richard W. Effland, Jr.. Margerie Green.

    [tDAR id: 53338] An archaeological clearance survey of the proposed Gila River Farms Expansion area was undertaken by Archaeological Consulting Services, Ltd. (ACS). This survey was performed in accordance with the provisions and regulations of the National Historic Preservation Act in order to locate, identify, and assess cultural resources that might be adversely impacted when the Gila River Indian Community (GRIC) begins to utilize this land for agriculture. A total of four sites, four artifact scatters, and...

  • Aravaipa Creek Fish Barrier Project: Archaeological Monitoring of Fence Installation at the Apache Burial Site (BOR-ARV98-l) and a Supplemental Cultural Resources Survey for Activities Associated with Fish Dam Construction on Aravaipa Creek (2000)
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    DOCUMENT Walter R. Punzmann.

    [tDAR id: 393845] The Bureau of Reclamation (Reclamation) directed Archaeological Consulting Services, Ltd. (ACS) to conduct archaeological monitoring at the Aravaipa Apache Burial Site (BOR-ARV98-l) during construction of the Aravaipa fish barrier for the Central Arizona Project. ACS also conducted a supplemental cultural resources survey near the site. A staging area associated with the fish barrier was constructed within the boundaries of BOR-ARV98-1, in a previously disturbed area that was devoid of...

  • Aravaipa Creek Fish Barrier Project: Survey and Mapping of an Apache Site along Aravaipa Creek, Pinal County, Arizona (1999)
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    DOCUMENT Walter R. Punzmann. William B. Kessel.

    [tDAR id: 393844] The Bureau of Reclamation (Reclamation) directed Archaeological Consulting Services, Ltd. (ACS) to survey and map an Apache site which maybe impacted by the construction of a staging area for a proposed Central Arizona Project fish barrier on Aravaipa Creek. The site was previously identified by a Reclamation archaeologist as containing a one-room cobble-walled structure, approximately 24 deflated rockpiles, at least two depressions, and a light artifact scatter. A consultation with Apache...

  • Archaeological Assessment of a Proposed Borrow Area Adjacent to Avra Valley Airport, Marana, Pima County, Arizona (1996)
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    DOCUMENT Walter R. Punzmann.

    [tDAR id: 393906] At the request of the Bureau of Reclamation (Reclamation), Archaeological Consulting Services, Ltd. (ACS) conducted a cultural resource survey of state land for a proposed borrow area adjacent to Avra Valley Airport. No archaeological sites were identified during the survey, but five isolated occurrences were recorded. This project was completed on the Tucson Aqueduct portion of the Central Arizona Project.

  • Archaeological Excavation of Three Historic Burials at Tonto Basin Ranger Station, Tonto National Forest, Gila County (1994)
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    DOCUMENT Karolyn Jackman Jensen. Sharon Hurlbut.

    [tDAR id: 393905] At the request of the Bureau of Reclamation, Archaeological Consulting Services, Ltd. (ACS) exhumed three historic burials encountered near the Tonto Basin Ranger Station at Roosevelt Lake, Arizona. Two historic graves had been disturbed during the excavation of a waterline trench, and a subsequent backhoe investigation confirmed the presence of a third burial. The cemetery was assigned site number AR-03-12-06-299(USFS).

  • Archaeological Investigation of the Granite Reef Aqueduct, Cave Creek Archaeological District, Arizona (1977)
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    DOCUMENT James B. Rodgers.

    [tDAR id: 425667] The following report contains the description and interpretation of archaeological data recovered from AZ T: 8:31 (ASU), AZ T:8:35 (ASU), and AZ T:8:38 (ASU). Situated within south-central Arizona, these sites form an integral part of the Cave Creek ArchaeologicalDistrict. Impact on these cultural resources will result from construction along Reach 10 of the Granite Reef Aqueduct, a feature of the Central Arizona Project. A plan to mitigate this adverse impact through a program of research was...

  • Archaeological Investigations at AZ U:6:2(ASU), An Historic Camp on the Banks of the Salt River, Maricopa County, Arizona (1978)
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    DOCUMENT Patricia E. Brown.

    [tDAR id: 393101] Under contract with the Bureau of Reclamation, the Office of Cultural Resource Management (OCRM), Department of Anthropology, Arizona State University conducted a cultural resource study of AZ U:6:2(ASU), an historic site located adjacent to Granite Reef Dam on the south side of the Salt River. A portion of the historic camp was contained within the construction right-of-way of the Salt River Siphon, a feature of the Central Arizona Project which connects the Granite Reef and Salt-Gila...

  • Archaeological Monitoring of Geological Test Trenches on the San Xavier District, Tohono O'odham Nation, Pima County, Arizona. San Xavier Farm Rehabilitation Project (1995)
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    DOCUMENT C. Scott Crownover.

    [tDAR id: 393819] This document is part of the San Xavier Farm Rehabilitation Project. Additional entries related to this project can be found at the following link: https://core.tdar.org/collection/27482 At the request of Tom Lincoln, chief archaeologist for the US Bureau of Reclamation (Reclamation), Archaeological Consulting Services, Ltd. (ACS) conducted monitoring in conjunction with a Reclamation investigation on the San Xavier Farm Cooperative, south of Tucson, Arizona. The purpose of the monitoring was...

  • Archaeological Monitoring of Sinkhole Repair Excavations for the San Xavier Farm, San Xavier District, Tohono O'odham Nation (1998)
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    DOCUMENT C. Scott Crownover.

    [tDAR id: 393824] At the request of the Bureau of Reclamation (Reclamation), Archaeological Consulting Services, Ltd. (ACS) monitored backhoe excavations on the San Xavier District (San Xavier) of the Tohono O'odham Nation in support of the Santa Cruz Bank Stabilization Project. Located north of the San Xavier District Co-op Farm headquarters, the excavations involved removal then recompaction of sediments in two adjacent sinkholes. The purpose of the monitoring was to identify, record, and evaluate any...

  • Archaeological Recovery of Skeletal Remains for the U.S. Bureau of Reclamation Santa Cruz River Bank Stabilization Project, San Xavier District, Tohono O'odham Nation, Tucson, Arizona (1998)
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    DOCUMENT C. Scott Crownover.

    [tDAR id: 393820] In the course of the Santa Cruz River Bank Stabilization Project, Bureau of Reclamation (Reclamation) and San Xavier District personnel identified human remains exposed in the Santa Cruz river bank which would be impacted by the construction. At the request of Reclamation, Archaeological Consulting Services, Ltd (ACS), recovered the remains in a manner consistent with the wishes of the local community, as well as addressing scientific standards. Four inhumations, one cremation, a single...

  • Archaeological Survey and Testing of Lands Proposed for Agricultural Development on the Salt River Pima-Maricopa Indian Community (1992)
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    DOCUMENT JoAnn E. Kisselburg. Kim Adams. Margerie Green. Robert Neily. Karolyn Jackman Jensen.

    [tDAR id: 393883] This report documents three separate fieldwork tasks conducted by Archaeological Consulting Services, Ltd. (ACS) for the Bureau of Reclamation (Reclamation) on the Salt River Pima-Maricopa Indian Community (SRPMIC). Plans are underway to develop the project area in conjunction with the Central Arizona Project, Water Distribution Facilities. The project was initiated at the request of Reclamation's Arizona Projects Office to assess the National Register of Historic Places eligibility of 18...

  • Archaeological Survey in Districts 6 and 7, Gila River Indian Community (1997)
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    DOCUMENT Uploaded by: Claudine Gravel-Miguel

    [tDAR id: 393857] Archaeological Consulting Services,Ltd. (ACS) conducted archaeological investigations on the Gila River Indian Community in 1995 and 1996. More than 10,000 acres were in the project area, and 85 sites were recorded. Because the area had been used for agriculture, much land had been plowed. Volume 1 provides an overall picture of the project including the culture history and previous research done in the Middle Gila River Valley, followed by a description of our research orientation, and the...

  • Archaeological Test Excavations at Two Sites In the Vicinity of the Lake Pleasant Regional Park (1990)
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    DOCUMENT SWCA, Inc., Environmental Consultants.

    [tDAR id: 54125] During the summer of 1988, archaeologists from Archaeological Consulting Services of Tempe, Arizona, conducted an archaeological survey of 220 acres in the vicinity of Lake Pleasant Regional Park located northwest of Phoenix. This survey was conducted in order to provide inventory and assessment of the cultural resources that might be affected by the proposed exchange of this parcel to the Maricopa County Water Conservation District by the Bureau of Reclamation. This survey resulted in the...

  • Archaeology in the Distribution Division of the Central Arizona Project: Thoughts on the History of the Hohokam Culture of Southern Arizona and on the Practice of Archaeology in the 1990s (1995)
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    DOCUMENT William S. Marmaduke. Kathleen T. Henderson.

    [tDAR id: 378274] Underwritten by the Bureau of Reclamation, Northland Research archaeologists surveyed more than 7,450 hectares (18,410 acres) of southern Arizona. Two hundred four archaeological sites were recorded. Some sites, but not many, were historic in age; a few were Archaic, from the era before ceramics and sedentary agriculture in the Southwestern lowlands. The majority were from the intervening Hohokam cultural sequence. We learned from these sites that the prehistory of southern Arizona is, at one...

  • Archaeomagnetic Dates and the Hohokam Phase Sequence (1988)
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    DOCUMENT Jeffrey Eighmy. Randall H. McGuire.

    [tDAR id: 57029] Few things in Southwestern archaeology are so widely and hotly contested as the Hohokam phase sequence and chronology. Presently, no fewer than 12 different Hohokam chronologies exist and more appear to be under production. Disputes concerning the Hohokam chronology involve not only the dating of phases but also, even more basically, challenges to the integrity of the phase definitions. In the last decade, controversy has focused on three aspects of the chronology; (1) the validity and ordering...

  • Archaic Occupation on the Santa Cruz Flats: The Tator Hills Archaeological Project (1993)
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    DOCUMENT Uploaded by: Lauren Jelinek

    [tDAR id: 378270] This report describes the results of archaeological investigations undertaken northeast and in the vicinity of the Tator Hills at the southern edge of the Santa Cruz Flats. The archaeological investigations were funded by the Bureau of Reclamation, Arizona Projects Office, and identified as Tasks 43 and 45 of Contract 3-PA-30-00740. The work was conducted to mitigate the impact to prehistoric resources in the construction of the Central Arizona Irrigation and Drainage District, Central Unit IV...

  • Archeological Investigations Along the Salt-Gila Aqueduct (1979)
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    DOCUMENT Pat H. Stein.

    [tDAR id: 53594] In 1978, the Bureau of Reclamation (Reclamation) directed the Museum of Northern Arizona (MNA) to complete an intensive archaeological survey of the proposed alignment for the Salt-Gila Aqueduct, a feature of the Central Arizona Project. The survey area was 11,115 acres and included the 60 mile-long transmission line (with a typical width of 200 meters), three proposed utility line locations, one flood retention dike location, 11 possible spoil or realignment areas, and a subsidence well....

  • Arizona U:5:13: A Short-Term Limited Activity Site (1974)
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    DOCUMENT William E. Reynolds.

    [tDAR id: 425648] The Bureau of Reclamation contracted with the Arizona State Museum in June of 1972 to generate an archaeological impact statement on the proposed Granite Reef Aqueduct of the Central Arizona Project. Reach 11 of the Granite Reef Aqueduct passes through Paradise Valley somewhat north of the Phoenix-Mesa metropolitan area. One site, AZ U:5:13(ASM), a surface sherd and lithic scatter, was identified on Reach 11. In March of 1974 the Arizona State Museum was hired by the Bureau of Reclamation to...

  • Class I (Overview) Survey of Approximately 700 Acres Along the Upper Gila River Near Fort Thomas (2005)
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    DOCUMENT Kristin L. Fangmeier.

    [tDAR id: 393743] The Bureau of Reclamation (Reclamation) purchased approximately 700 acres of private land for use as protected habitat for the Southwest Willow Flycatcher. The land is managed by the Salt River Project. At the request of Mr. Jon Czaplicki, Archaeological Consulting Services, Ltd. (ACS) prepared a literature review and culture history overview of the project area to evaluate its potential for cultural resources. The ACS review area includes a 1-mi buffer around the 700-acre project area of...

  • Classic Period Occupation on the Santa Cruz Flats: The Santa Cruz Flats Archaeological Project, Part 1 (1993)
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    DOCUMENT Uploaded by: Lauren Jelinek

    [tDAR id: 378271] This report presents the results of archaeological investigations at 13 prehistoric sites located on the Santa Cruz Flats. The investigations were sponsored by the Bureau of Reclamation in order to mitigate the impact to prehistoric resources in the construction of the Central Arizona Irrigation and Drainage District, Central Unit II and III irrigation systems. These systems are located southwest of Interstate 10, south and west of Eloy, Arizona, south and east of Arizona City, Arizona, and...

  • Classic Period Occupation on the Santa Cruz Flats: The Santa Cruz Flats Archaeological Project, Part 2 (1993)
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    DOCUMENT Uploaded by: Lauren Jelinek

    [tDAR id: 378272] This document contains the specialized analyses and syntheses of archaeological data recovered during the excavation of sites on the Santa Cruz Flats. The investigations were sponsored by the Bureau of Reclamation in order to mitigate the impact to prehistoric resources in the construction of the Central Arizona Irrigation and Drainage District, Central Unit II and III irrigation systems. These systems are located southwest of Interstate 10, south and west of Eloy, Arizona, south and east of...

  • Cultural Resources Overview for the Proposed Central Arizona Project Water Reallocation Plan (2000)
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    DOCUMENT Archaeological Consulting Services, Ltd..

    [tDAR id: 393914] Under contract to the Bureau of Reclamation (Reclamation), Archaeological Consulting Services, Ltd. (ACS) conducted a cultural resources overview of 37 entities (including seven tribal sectors, 21 water company service districts, and nine irrigation districts) that could receive new or additional water from a proposed reallocation of Central Arizona Project (CAP) water. The purpose of the overview was to provide Reclamation with an initial summary assessment of known and/or projected cultural...

  • Cultural Resources Survey of the Salt River Project Canals, Maricopa County, Arizona (1998)
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    DOCUMENT Lourdes Aguila.

    [tDAR id: 393982] At the request of the Bureau of Reclamation, Phoenix Area Office, Archaeological Consulting Services, Ltd. (ACS) conducted a Class III (Intensive), non-collection cultural resources survey of approximately 170 miles of the Arizona, Arizona Crosscut, Grand, Tempe, Tempe Crosscut, Consolidated, Eastern, South, Western, Highline, and Kyrene Branch Canals in Maricopa County, Arizona. The canals, which are owned by the Reclamation, are maintained and operated by the Salt River Project (SRP). The...

  • Final Report for Plan 6 Supplemental Cultural Resource Surveys (1985)
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    DOCUMENT Margerie Green. R. W. Effland, Jr.. J. H. King.

    [tDAR id: 191049] This final report reflects a year of on-call Class III cultural resource surveys for Plan 6, the Regulatory Storage Division of the Central Arizona Project. Included are eight reports representing close to 6000 acres of survey performed in the vicinity of the planned New Waddell Dam by Archaeological Consulting Services for the Arizona Projects Office, U.S. Bureau of Reclamation. Because New Waddell Dam is designed to be rock filled, one of the focal points of the contract was to survey proposed...

  • Geological Impacts to Archaeological Sites Located within the Tucson Aqueduct System Reliability Investigation (TASRI) and the Pascua Yaqui Farm Development Survey Areas (1993)
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    DOCUMENT Gary Huckleberry.

    [tDAR id: 393901] At the request of the Bureau of Reclamation (Reclamation), Archaeological Consulting Services, Ltd. (ACS) inspected archaeological sites located within the Tucson Aqueduct System Reliability Investigation (TASRI) and the Pascua Yaqui Farm Development areas. The purpose of the investigation was to assess physical processes that have impacted the integrity of archaeological sites and estimate the potential for buried features and artifacts. All of the sites appear to be Hohokam, protohistoric, and...

  • Granite Reef: A Study in Desert Archaeology (1982)
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    DOCUMENT Uploaded by: M Scott Thompson

    [tDAR id: 393083] Under contract with the Under contract with the Bureau of Reclamation, the Office of Cultural Resource Management (OCRM), Department of Anthropology, Arizona State University conducted the Granite Reef Aquedcut archaeological project over a period of five years to mitigate the adverse effects of aqueduct and water control feature construction. The project was organized around a series of archaeological surveys, data recovery tasks, and problem-oriented analyses that were guided by a consistent...

  • Historic American Engineering Record: Archaeological Survey and Evaluation of Structural Components of the Roosevelt Power Canal (1983)
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    DOCUMENT James E. Ayers.

    [tDAR id: 393119] During December 1982 and January 1983, representatives of the Environmental Services and Civil Engineering Departments of Salt River Project consulted with Archaeological Research Services, Inc. (ARS) regarding the status of archaeological and historical information pertaining to the Roosevelt Power Canal, a historic canal associated with Theodore Roosevelt Dam. As part of a Central Arizona Water Control Study sponsored by the U.S. Bureau of Reclamation and the U.S. Army, Corps of Engineers,...

  • Historic American Engineering Record: Arizona Canal, North of the Salt River, Phoenix Vicinity, Maricopa County, Arizona (1991)
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    DOCUMENT Shelly C. Dudley.

    [tDAR id: 393523] Historic American Engineering Record (HAER) No. AZ-19 presents a written historical summary and relevant historical documentation about the construction and use of the Arizona Canal, which provides irrigation waters to Phoenix's urban center on the north side of the Salt River and to the northern portions of the valley. The report contains a narrative description, photographs, drawings, and maps. The northernmost canal in the water distribution system of the Salt River Project, the Arizona...

  • Historic American Engineering Record: Bartlett Dam, Maricopa County, Arizona (1990)
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    DOCUMENT David M. Introcaso.

    [tDAR id: 393532] Historic American Engineering Record (HAER) No. AZ-25 presents a written historical summary and relevant historical documentation about the construction and use of Bartlett Dam, which impounds the Verde River 50 miles northeast of Phoenix, Arizona to create Bartlett Reservoir. The report contains a narrative description, photographs, drawings, and maps. The Bartlett Dam is a major component of the Salt River Project's water supply system that provides Verde River water for agricultural,...

  • Historic American Engineering Record: Coolidge Dam, Pinal County, Arizona (1986)
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    DOCUMENT David M. Introcaso.

    [tDAR id: 393145] Historic American Engineering Record (HAER) No. AZ-7 presents a written historical summary and relevant historical documentation about the construction and use of the Coolidge Dam, which impounds water along the Gila River to form the San Carlos Reservoir 30 miles southwest of Globe, Arizona. It also contains a summary of Gila River water usage and conflicts over water access, from native Pima and Maricopa water use to Historic era, multi-community uses. The report contains a narrative...

  • Historic American Engineering Record: Crosscut Steam Plant, Tempe, Maricopa County, Arizona (1991)
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    DOCUMENT Barbara Behan.

    [tDAR id: 393526] Historic American Engineering Record (HAER) No. AZ-20 presents a written historical summary and relevant historical documentation about the construction and use of the Crosscut Steam Plant, which provided the first non-hydroelectric power to Salt River Project customers in the Phoenix metropolitan area. The report contains a narrative description, photographs, drawings, and maps. The Crosscut Steam Plant facility is located in Tempe, AZ, near Mill Avenue and Washington Street on the north...

  • Historic American Engineering Record: Grand Canal and Crosscut Hydro Plant, North Side of Salt River, Tempe and Phoenix, Maricopa County, Arizona (1990)
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    DOCUMENT Fred Andersen. Carol Noland.

    [tDAR id: 393162] Historic American Engineering Record (HAER) No. AZ-17 presents a written historical summary and relevant historical documentation about the construction and use of Grand Canal, which delivers water to users on the north side of the Salt River for agricultural, industrial, and municipal uses. Historic American Engineering Record (HAER) No. AZ-30 provides similar documentation about the construction and operation of the Crosscut Hydroelectric Plant, which sits at the head of Grand Canal and relies...

  • Historic American Engineering Record: Granite Reef Diversion Dam, Salt River, Mesa Vicinity, Maricopa County, Arizona (1998)
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    DOCUMENT Tonia Woods Horton.

    [tDAR id: 393534] Historic American Engineering Record (HAER) No. AZ-51 presents a written historical summary and relevant historical documentation about the construction and use of Granite Reef Diversion Dam, which diverts Salt River water released from upstream storage dams into canal irrigation systems for agricultural, industrial, and municipal uses. The report contains a narrative description, photographs, drawings, and maps. The Granite Reef Diversion Dam is the principal structural mechanism by which...

  • Historic American Engineering Record: Highline Canal, South Side of the Salt River, Tempe and Phoenix, Maricopa County, Arizona (1990)
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    DOCUMENT Fred Andersen.

    [tDAR id: 393530] Together, Historic American Engineering Records (HAER) Nos. AZ-22 and AZ-23 present a written historical summary and relevant historical documentation about the construction and use of the Western Canal and the Highline Canal, which are waterways that serve Mesa, Chandler, Tempe, and parts of south Phoenix, Arizona on the south side of the Salt River. HAER No. AZ-22 (see https://core.tdar.org/document/393529) presents a narrative history of both canals and their infrastructure features. It also...

  • Historic American Engineering Record: Horse Mesa Dam, Maricopa County, Arizona (1989)
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    DOCUMENT David M. Introcaso.

    [tDAR id: 393155] Together, Historic American Engineering Record (HAER) Numbers AZ-14 and AZ-15 describe the origins, development, and expansion of power generation and delivery facilities along the Salt River to service residents of the Salt River Valley. HAER AZ-14 (see https://core.tdar.org/document/393152) presents a full narrative history of the Reclamation Service's and the Salt River Valley Water User's Association's efforts to expand the Salt River Project's hydroelectric program. The report discusses the...

  • Historic American Engineering Record: Horseshoe Dam (1991)
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    DOCUMENT Donald C. Jackson. Clayton B. Fraser. FRASERdesign.

    [tDAR id: 393531] Historic American Engineering Record (HAER) No. AZ-24 presents a written historical summary and relevant historical documentation about the construction and use of Horseshoe Mesa Dam, which impounds the Verde River 66 miles northeast of Phoenix, Arizona to create Horseshoe Reservoir. The report contains a narrative description, photographs, drawings, and maps. Horseshoe Dam is located at a topographical bend in the Verde River about forty miles north of the confluence of the Verde with the...

  • Historic American Engineering Record: Mormon Flat Dam, Maricopa County, Arizona and Horse Mesa Dam, Maricopa County, Arizona (1989)
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    DOCUMENT David M. Introcaso.

    [tDAR id: 393152] Together, Historic American Engineering Record (HAER) Numbers AZ-14 and AZ-15 describe the origins, development, and expansion of power generation and delivery facilities along the Salt River to service residents of the Salt River Valley. This report, HAER No. AZ-14, presents a full narrative history of the Reclamation Service's and the Salt River Valley Water User's Association's efforts to expand the Salt River Project's hydroelectric program. It details the construction and use of Mormon Flat...

  • Historic American Engineering Record: Old Crosscut Canal, North Side of Salt River, Maricopa County, Arizona (1991)
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    DOCUMENT Fred Andersen.

    [tDAR id: 393527] Historic American Engineering Record (HAER) No. AZ-21 presents a written historical summary and relevant historical documentation about the construction and use of the Old Crosscut Canal, which unified irrigation systems near Phoenix's urban core on the north side of the Salt River and contributed to flood control. The report contains a narrative description, photographs, drawings, and maps. The Old Crosscut Canal stretched from approximately Indian School Road to south of Washington Street...

  • Historic American Engineering Record: Roosevelt Power Canal and Diversion Dam, Gila County, Arizona (1983)
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    DOCUMENT David M. Introcaso.

    [tDAR id: 393118] Historic American Engineering Record (HAER) No. AZ-4 presents a written historical summary and relevant historical documentation about the construction and use of the Roosevelt Power Canal and Diversion Dam in the vicinity of Theodore Roosevelt Lake in south-central Arizona. The report contains a narrative description, photographs, drawings, and maps. It draws on information from the Archaeological Survey and Evaluation of Structural Components of the Roosevelt Power Canal (see...

  • Historic American Engineering Record: San Carlos Irrigation Project, North and South of Gila River, Vicinity of Coolidge, Pinal County, Arizona (1996)
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    DOCUMENT Christine Pfaff.

    [tDAR id: 393533] Historic American Engineering Record (HAER) No. AZ-50 presents a written historical summary and relevant historical documentation about the construction and use history of San Carlos Irrigation Project (SCIP) waterways and features, which deliver Gila River water to central and southern Arizona for agriculture, industrial, and residential uses. The report contains a narrative description, photographs, drawings, and maps. Authorized under the San Carlos Act (43 Stat.475), SCIP is a joint...

  • Historic American Engineering Record: San Francisco Canal, Between 40th Street and Weir Avenue and 36th Street and Roeser Road, Maricopa County, Arizona (1986)
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    DOCUMENT Jay C. Ziemann.

    [tDAR id: 393149] Historic American Engineering Record (HAER) No. AZ-8 presents a written historical summary and relevant historical documentation about the construction and use of the San Francisco Canal, which delivers water to portions of Tempe, Arizona on the south side of the Salt River. The report contains a narrative description, photographs, drawings, and maps. The San Francisco Canal was one of the first few operating irrigation ditches in the Salt River Valley. It was the only privately owned canal...

  • Historic American Engineering Record: South Canal, South of the Salt River, Mesa Vicinity, Maricopa County, Arizona (1998)
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    DOCUMENT Shelly C. Dudley.

    [tDAR id: 393535] Historic American Engineering Record (HAER) No. AZ-52 presents a written historical summary and relevant historical documentation about the construction and use of the South Canal, which delivers water to Mesa, Tempe, Chandler and other parts of the Salt River Valley south of the Salt River for agricultural, industrial, and municipal uses. The report contains a narrative description, photographs, drawings, and maps. The South Canal is the single, principal irrigation feature that delivers...

  • Historic American Engineering Record: Stewart Mountain Dam (1992)
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    DOCUMENT FRASERdesign.

    [tDAR id: 405880] Historic American Engineering Record (HAER) No. AZ-12 presents a written historical summary and relevant historical documentation about the construction and use of Stewart Mountain Dam, a key component of the Salt River Project that provides water and power to the Phoenix Basin. The structure is also an important example of a radius arch dam designed using the trial load method. Stewart Mountain Dam is one of a series of dams that along with the earlier Roosevelt, Horse Mesa and Mormon Flat...

  • Historic American Engineering Record: Tempe Canal, South Side of Salt River, Tempe, Mesa and Phoenix, Maricopa County, Arizona (1989)
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    DOCUMENT Fred Andersen.

    [tDAR id: 393161] Historic American Engineering Record (HAER) No. AZ-16 presents a written historical summary and relevant historical documentation about the construction and use of the Tempe Canal, which provides irrigation waters to the Southeast valley cities of Tempe, Mesa, and Chandler, Arizona. The report contains a narrative description, photographs, drawings, and maps. The Tempe Canal is likely the oldest canal that is still in use in the Salt River Valley. Moreover, the Tempe Canal Company was the last...

  • Historic American Engineering Record: Theodore Roosevelt Dam (1992)
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    DOCUMENT Donald C. Jackson.

    [tDAR id: 393143] Historic American Engineering Record (HAER) No. AZ-6 examines the origins and construction of Theodore Roosevelt Dam, the first major project to increase the Salt River Valley's water supply beyond that available from the "normal flow" of the Salt River in south-central Arizona. Sponsored by the Arizona Projects Office of the Bureau of Reclamation, this HAER documentation was undertaken because the Roosevelt Dam was dramatically altered in the early 1990s. The alteration served to increase the...

  • Historic American Engineering Record: Theodore Roosevelt Dam, Power Plant (1996)
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    DOCUMENT Christine Pfaff.

    [tDAR id: 393144] Historic American Engineering Record (HAER) No. AZ-6A examines the origins, construction, use, and significance of the Theodore Roosevelt Dam Power Plant and Transformer House, located in south-central Arizona along the Salt River. The report contains a narrative description, drawings, maps, and historic photographs of the dam's power plant and transformer house. As the key structure in one of the first major federally sponsored Reclamation projects in the West, Theodore Roosevelt Dam...

  • Historic American Engineering Record: Waddell Dam, Maricopa County, Arizona (1988)
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    DOCUMENT David M. Introcaso.

    [tDAR id: 77142] Historic American Engineering Record (HAER) No. AZ-11 presents a written historical summary and relevant historical documentation about the construction and use of Waddell Dam, which was the only water storage dam successfully built by private interests in central Arizona. Sponsored by the Phoenix Area Office of the Bureau of Reclamation, this HAER documentation was undertaken as mitigation for the construction of New Waddell Dam as part of the Central Arizona Project, and the submersion of the...

  • Historic American Engineering Record: Western Canal, South Side of Salt River, Mesa, Tempe and Phoenix, Maricopa County, Arizona (1990)
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    DOCUMENT Fred Andersen.

    [tDAR id: 393529] Together, Historic American Engineering Records (HAER) Nos. AZ-22 and AZ-23 present a written historical summary and relevant historical documentation about the construction and use of the Western Canal and the Highline Canal, which are waterways that serve Mesa, Chandler, Tempe, and parts of south Phoenix, Arizona on the south side of the Salt River. This report, Historic American Engineering Record (HAER) No. AZ-22, presents a narrative history of both canals and their infrastructure features....

  • Historic Cultural Resources in Relation to the Central Arizona Water Control Study (1983)
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    DOCUMENT Lyle M. Stone. James E. Ayres.

    [tDAR id: 405570] Flooding along the Salt, Gila, Verde, and Agua Fria Rivers in February and March of 1978 resulted in extensive damage to property in Central Arizona and in the disruption of ground transportation and commerce in the greater Phoenix area. Major flooding also occurred along these rivers in December, 1978 and February, 1980. The recognition of this flooding problem, and of requirements for the regulatory storage of Central Arizona Project (CAP) water, prompted the U.S. Department of the Interior,...

  • Limited Subsurface Testing at Two Locations on the San Xavier District Prior to the Santa Cruz River Bank Stabilization Project, Tohono O'odham Nation, Pima County, Arizona (1996)
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    DOCUMENT David Doyel. Bruce G. Phillips.

    [tDAR id: 393823] At the request of the Bureau of Reclamation (Reclamation), Archaeological Consulting Services, Ltd. (ACS) conducted limited subsurface testing in two areas prior to proposed stabilization along the Santa Cruz River bank in support of the San Xavier Santa Cruz River Bank Stabilization Project. The subsurface testing took place in two arroyos on the west bank of the river downstream from the San Xavier Bridge, which crosses the Santa Cruz River at San Xavier Road. These sizable arroyos, which...

  • Mitigation Plan for the Salt-Gila Aqueduct (1979)
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    DOCUMENT Pat H. Stein.

    [tDAR id: 53593] In 1978, the Bureau of Reclamation (Reclamation) directed the Museum of Northern Arizona (MNA) to complete an intensive archaeological survey of the proposed alignment for the Salt-Gila Aqueduct, a feature of the Central Arizona Project. The survey area was 11,115 acres and included the 60 mile-long transmission line (with a typical width of 200 meters), three proposed utility line locations, one flood retention dike location, 11 possible spoil or realignment areas, and a subsidence well....

  • Poster: U.S. Bureau of Reclamation's Farm Rehabilitation Project Collaborations with the Navajo and Tohono O'odham Tribes in Arizona, as Implemented by Archaeological Consulting Services (2010)
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    DOCUMENT Margerie Green. Robert J. Stokes. Marcia Donaldson.

    [tDAR id: 394065] Reclamation projects have involved collaborative efforts with two of Arizona’s largest Native American groups, the Navajo Nation and the Tohono O’odham Nation. Both involved construction of infrastructure to support traditional and cooperative farming. The Navajo Nation project involved the creation of an award-winning DVD of Navajo elders discussing traditional irrigation farming at Ganado, and the Tohono O’odham Nation project involved extensive testing prior to construction of new irrigation...

  • Poster: U.S. Bureau of Reclamation’s Long-Term Section 106 and 110 Survey and Public Outreach Efforts at Lake Pleasant Regional Park near Phoenix, Arizona: 26 Years of Research By Archaeological Consulting Services (2010)
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    DOCUMENT Robert J. Stokes. Teresa L. Pinter. Margerie Green. Susan Shaffer Nahmias.

    [tDAR id: 394066] This poster presents the results of several projects completed around New Waddell Dam and Lake Pleasant Regional Park.

  • Recovery of Additional Information from the Gila River Farm Expansion Area (1988)
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    DOCUMENT Monique Sawyer-Lang. Richard W. Effland, Jr..

    [tDAR id: 402031] As a result of a cultural resource investigation of the Gila River Farms expansion area conducted by Archaeological Consulting Services Ltd. (ACS), a number of significant cultural resources were identified within the project area. Of particular interest was cultural material associated with the World War II Japanese-American internment camp of Camp Rivers. This camp was used between May, 1942 and November 1945 and housed approximately 12.000 Japanese and Nisei (Japanese-Americans born and...

  • Research Design and Work Plan for Archaeological Survey on the Gila River Indian Community (1995)
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    DOCUMENT David E. Doyel. Margerie Green.

    [tDAR id: 393856] The Water Management Project (WMP) was developed to bring Central Arizona Project (CAP) water to the Gila River Indian Community (GRIC). Under terms of a contract signed in 1992 with the GRIC, facilities designed and constructed by the Bureau of Reclamation would deliver 173,000 acre-feet of water annually onto the reservation. In anticipation of project construction, Reclamation directed Archaeological Consulting Services, Ltd. to develop a research design for cultural resource investigations...

  • Research Design for the Investigation of Cultural Resources Along the Granite Reef Aqueduct and Transmission Lines, Central Arizona Project (1978)
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    DOCUMENT Glen Rice. Patricia Eyring Brown.

    [tDAR id: 425622] Under contract with the Bureau of Reclamation, the Office of Cultural Resource Management (OCRM), Department of Anthropology, Arizona State University, completed a general research design for completion of archaeological survey and mitigation of cultural resources that would be impacted by the construction of the Granite Reef Aqueduct for the Central Arizona Project. Because it was not possible to specify the extent of the work to be completed at the initiation of the project, general...

  • Settlement, Subsistence, and Specialization In the Northern Periphery: The Waddell Project. Vols. 1 and 2 (1989)
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    DOCUMENT Uploaded by: system user

    [tDAR id: 77111] Under the sponsorship of the Bureau of Reclamation, the New Waddell Dam Borrow Areas Mitigative Data Recovery Project, more simply known as the Waddell Project, performed data recovery at 17 sites in the vicinity of Lake Pleasant, Arizona. Supplemental surveys conducted under the same contract added two sites to the inventory slated for investigation. The project area, composed of multiple survey areas, was spread across two drainages, the Agua Fria and New River, in what is considered the...

  • Shelltown and The Hind Site: A Study of Two Hohokam Craftsman Communities in Southwestern Arizona, Volume 1, Part 1 (1993)
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    DOCUMENT Uploaded by: Lauren Jelinek

    [tDAR id: 378257] Shelltown (AZ AA: 1:66[ASM]) and the Hind site (AZ AA: 1:62[ASM]) were small, surprisingly uncommon prehistoric settlements inhabited by members of the Hohokam culture in south-central Arizona between the early 8th and late 10th centuries A.D. Although they seem relatively large now – the Hind site is approximately 20 acres and Shelltown is a protean 178 acres – neither site appears to have been occupied by more than a couple of extended families at any one point in time. However, at Shelltown,...

  • Shelltown and the Hind Site: A Study of Two Hohokam Craftsman Communities in Southwestern Arizona, Volume 1 Part 2 (1993)
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    DOCUMENT Uploaded by: Lauren Jelinek

    [tDAR id: 378269] Shelltown (AZ AA: 1:66[ASM]) and the Hind site (AZ AA: 1:62[ASM]) were small, surprisingly uncommon prehistoric settlements inhabited by members of the Hohokam culture in south-central Arizona between the early 8th and late 10th centuries A.D. Although they seem relatively large now – the Hind site is approximately 20 acres and Shelltown is a protean 178 acres – neither site appears to have been occupied by more than a couple of extended families at any one point in time. However, at Shelltown,...

  • Small Sites on the Santa Cruz Flats: The Results of the Investigations Along the Santa Rosa Canal in the Distribution Division of the Central Arizona Project (1993)
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    DOCUMENT Uploaded by: Lauren Jelinek

    [tDAR id: 378273] This report is about 58 archaeological sites located in and around an expansive desert basin known as the Santa Cruz Flats, located south of the Gila River. None of these sites are large. The biggest among them had only three, widely separated houses. Most of them had no houses, and the majority lacked material remains except for a mere scattering of artifacts now perched on the modern ground surface. Several of the sites included occupations dated to the modern, Historic, Euro-American era,...

  • The Archaeological Test Excavations of Five Sites in the Lake Pleasant Regional Park (1989)
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    DOCUMENT R. Thomas Euler.

    [tDAR id: 56272] During the summer of 1988, archaeologists from Archaeological Consulting Services of Tempe, Arizona, conducted an archaeological survey of seven miles of 250-foot wide road right-of-way in Lake Pleasant Regional Park located northwest of Phoenix. This survey was conducted in order to provide inventory and assessment of the cultural resources that might be affected by the construction of additional internal roads within the park boundary. This survey resulted in the identification of nine...

  • The Bartlett Dam Project: Archaeological Test Excavations at Fourteen Sites in the Lower Verde Valley, Maricopa County, Arizona (1991)
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    DOCUMENT Gregory R. Seymour. Mark C. Slaughter. WIlliam L. Deaver. Richard V. N. Ahlstrom.

    [tDAR id: 77221] This report documents the results of a testing program completed by SWCA, Inc. Environmental Consultants in August of 1990 in anticipation of the modification of Bartlett Dam. Modifications to the dam were planned as part of the Central Arizona Project's Regulatory Storage Division (Plan 6) and the Safety of Dams Project. During the month of April, 1990, archaeologists from Northland Research, Inc. conducted an archaeological survey of approximately 929 acres located on the Lower Verde River...

  • The Bartlett Reservoir Cultural Resources Survey (1996)
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    DOCUMENT Uploaded by: Claudine Gravel-Miguel

    [tDAR id: 393775] At the request of the Bureau of Reclamation, Phoenix Area Office, Archaeological Consulting Services, Ltd. (ACS) conducted an intensive Class III cultural resources survey of approximately 1,700 acres of the Lower Verde Area around the perimeter of Bartlett Reservoir on the Tonto National Forest. Approximately 150 acres of the project area were inaccessible due to either the elevated level of Bartlett Reservoir or steep terrain. This survey identified 108 sites, which far exceeded original...

  • The Central Arizona Project Historic Preservation Program: Conserving the Past While Building for the Future (1986)
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    DOCUMENT Bureau of Reclamation, Lower Colorado Region.

    [tDAR id: 56513] On July 15, 1983, the chairman of the Advisory Council on Historic Preservation (ACHP) ratified a programmatic memorandum of agreement among the Arizona and New Mexico State Historic Preservation Officers (SHPOs), the Bureau of Reclamation, and the ACHP. The subject of that agreement was the construction of the Central Arizona Project (CAP) and its impact upon historic properties. That agreement was negotiated in compliance with Section 2(b) of Executive Order 11593, "Protection and Enhancement...

  • The Digital Legacy of Public Archaeology in the Phoenix Basin, Arizona (2015)
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    DOCUMENT M. Scott Thompson. Jon Czaplicki. Lauren Jelinek.

    [tDAR id: 396933] Federal undertakings, particularly flood control and water transmission projects, have served as the impetus for some of the largest public archaeology projects in Arizona since the 1950s. The Central Arizona Project, a 336 mile diversion canal that distributes water from the Colorado River into central and southern Arizona, was the largest and most costly transmission system constructed in the United States. It took nearly 25 years to identify and mitigate the cultural resources within the...

  • The Middle Gila Basin: An Archaeological and Historical Overview (1982)
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    DOCUMENT Claudia F. Berry. William S. Marmaduke.

    [tDAR id: 56713] The Central Arizona Project (CAP) , Indian Distribution Division (IDD) is designed to deliver allocated CAP water to Indian users. The Middle Gila Basin Overview is the initial cultural resources planning study for the system. It summarizes and evaluates the extant data in an area 3,570 square miles (9,139 sq km) large, centered on the Gila River. The data suggests that archaeological sites in this area are numerous and varied, but most of all poorly-studied despite 100 years of research. A...

  • The Roosevelt Bajada Survey, Tonto Basin, Gila County, Central Arizona (1991)
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    DOCUMENT Richard V. N. Ahlstrom. Mark L. Chenault. Kirk C. Anderson.

    [tDAR id: 402032] Between October, 1990, and January, 1991, SWCA, Environmental Consultants conducted archaeological survey of approximately 1,800 acres of Tonto National Forest land in the Roosevelt Basin, central Arizona. This project, the Roosevelt Bajada Survey, was done to provide survey data on portions of the Basin that are not being investigated by Arizona State University (ASU) as part of its Roosevelt Lake Project. The survey recorded 111 new sites and rerecorded five previously known sites; four...

  • The Salt River Pima-Maricopa Indian Community Class III Cultural Resources Survey, Maricopa County, Arizona (1991)
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    DOCUMENT Deni J. Seymour.

    [tDAR id: 77222] Between March 11 and 21, 1991, SWCA, Inc., Environmental Consultants conducted a cultural resources survey of approximately 2,300 acres of Pima -Maricopa Indian Community Lands in Maricopa County, Arizona. The survey was conducted in order to locate and describe cultural remains within the project area that might be adversely affected by proposed development of the area in conjunction with the Central Arizona Project, Water Distribution Facilities. A total of 20 sites (AZ U:5:41 through AZ...

  • Theodore Roosevelt Dam (1979)
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    DOCUMENT U.S. Department of the Interior.

    [tDAR id: 375181] This brochure identifies the change of the U.S. Bureau of Reclamation to the Water and Power Resources Service and summarizes the historical development of irrigation in Arizona's Salt River Valley and the contribution of the Roosevelt Dam to it.

Ak-Chin Indian Community West Side Farms Data Recovery Project

  • Ak-Chin Indian Community West Side Farms Data Recovery Project
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    PROJECT Cory Dale Breternitz. Robert E. Gasser. W. Bruce Masse. USDI Bureau of Reclamation, Phoenix Area Office.

    [tDAR id: 377895] This project examined the cultural resources of the western half of the Ak Chin Community's lands prior to intensive agricultural development using waters from the Central Arizona Project. The project's research design assumed that Ak Chin had been used as a floodwater farming location for many centuries. The problem domains and research questions focused on the physical {geomorphological), biological, and cultural subsystems within the Ak Chin ecosystem. The investigation also considered the...

  • Archaeology of the Ak Chin Indian Community West Side Farms Project: Material Cultural and Human Remains (1990)
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    DOCUMENT Uploaded by: Lauren Jelinek

    [tDAR id: 377923] This volume presents the artifactual and osteological remains recovered from the project area. This volume comprises five chapters, including analyses of shell artifacts, prehistoric and protohistoric ceramic artifacts, worked ceramic artifacts, chipped and ground stone, and an examination and interpretation of the human osteological material and mortuary practices.

  • Archaeology of the Ak Chin Indian Community West Side Farms Project: Research Design (1986)
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    DOCUMENT David A. Phillips. Cory Dale Breternitz.

    [tDAR id: 377927] This volume describes the research orientation and methods used during the Ak Chin Archaeological Data Recovery Project. The project examined the cultural resources of the western half of the Ak Chin Community's lands, scheduled for intensive agricultural development using waters from the Central Arizona Project. The volume includes a discussion of the natural and cultural setting of the project area (Chapters 1 and 2), with an emphasis on the Hohokam and historic Papago occupation documented...

  • Archaeology of the Ak Chin Indian Community West Side Farms Project: Subsistence Studies and Synthesis and Interpretation (1990)
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    DOCUMENT Uploaded by: Lauren Jelinek

    [tDAR id: 377924] This volume contains subsistence information derived from the Ak.-Chin Archaeological Project sites, and a synthesis and interpretation of the various data. It is divided into two sections: Subsistence Studies and Synthesis. Four chapters provide the results of macrobotanical studies, pollen analysis, faunal analysis, and a synthesis of the subsistence studies. The Synthesis section includes two chapters. The first is an examination of the protohistoric Ak-Chin people; the second chapter places...

  • Archaeology of the Ak Chin Indian Community West Side Farms Project: The Archaeological Data Recovery Program (1990)
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    DOCUMENT Uploaded by: Lauren Jelinek

    [tDAR id: 377897] This volume contains descriptive data for the major Hohokam, protohistoric, and historic sites investigated during the Ak Chin Farms Data Recovery project. It contains six chapters. It includes a chronological review of settlement patterns for the Ak-Chin area, in-depth reports on sites Va-Pak (AZ T:16:85 [ASM]), Beeth Ha-ha-a (AZ T:16:83n5 [ASM]), Watch Frog (AZ T:16:16 [ASM]), and Whimsy Flat (AZ T:16:71 [ASM]), as well as an examination of the historic period sites in the projket area. The...

  • Archaeology of the Ak Chin Indian Community West Side Farms Project: The Land and the People (1990)
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    DOCUMENT Robert E. Gasser. Christine K. Robinson. Cory Dale Breternitz. Soil Systems, Inc..

    [tDAR id: 377887] This volume presents an overview of the project area through environmental, geomorpological, and historical studies. The chapters contained herein represent only one aspect of the Ak-Chin Archaeological Project, which involved data recovery at 31 prehistoric, protohistoric, and historic sites. Four other volumes in the series provide the research design, reports on the sites studied, interpretations of the material culture and human remains from the sites, subsistence information derived from...

An Archaeological and Documentary Survey of the Historic Utah Ditch, Maricopa County, Arizona

  • An Archaeological and Documentary Survey of the Historic Utah Ditch, Maricopa County, Arizona
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    PROJECT USDI Bureau of Reclamation, Phoenix Area Office.

    [tDAR id: 393983] Under contract to the U. S. Bureau of Reclamation (Reclamation), Archaeological Consulting Services, Ltd. (ACS) conducted a Class III survey of two canal alignments variously identified as the historic Utah Ditch or Utah Canal. Reclamation's original delivery order was for one alignment, but because of questions as to the actual location of the Utah Ditch, the survey area was expanded to include a second suspected alignment. Extensive archival research was completed to document the history and...

  • An Archaeological and Documentary Survey of the Historic Utah Ditch, Maricopa County, Arizona: Photo Log (1997)
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    DOCUMENT Uploaded by: Claudine Gravel-Miguel

    [tDAR id: 393988] Under contract to the U. S. Bureau of Reclamation (Reclamation), Archaeological Consulting Services, Ltd. (ACS) conducted a Class III survey of two canal alignments variously identified as the historic Utah Ditch or Utah Canal. Reclamation's original delivery order was for one alignment, but because of questions as to the actual location of the Utah Ditch, the survey area was expanded to include a second suspected alignment. Extensive archival research was completed to document the history and...

  • An Archaeological and Documentary Survey of the Historic Utah Ditch, Maricopa County, Arizona: Photos (1998)
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    IMAGE Uploaded by: Claudine Gravel-Miguel

    [tDAR id: 393989] Under contract to the U. S. Bureau of Reclamation (Reclamation), Archaeological Consulting Services, Ltd. (ACS) conducted a Class III survey of two canal alignments variously identified as the historic Utah Ditch or Utah Canal. Reclamation's original delivery order was for one alignment, but because of questions as to the actual location of the Utah Ditch, the survey area was expanded to include a second suspected alignment. Extensive archival research was completed to document the history and...

  • An Archaeological and Documentary Survey of the Historic Utah Ditch, Maricopa County, Arizona: Report (1998)
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    DOCUMENT Karolyn Jackman Jensen.

    [tDAR id: 393987] Under contract to the U. S. Bureau of Reclamation (Reclamation), Archaeological Consulting Services, Ltd. (ACS) conducted a Class III survey of two canal alignments variously identified as the historic Utah Ditch or Utah Canal. Reclamation's original delivery order was for one alignment, but because of questions as to the actual location of the Utah Ditch, the survey area was expanded to include a second suspected alignment. Extensive archival research was completed to document the history and...

Archaeological Assessment of 16 Sites at Lake Pleasant Regional Park

  • Archaeological Assessment of 16 Sites at Lake Pleasant Regional Park
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    PROJECT USDI Bureau of Reclamation, Phoenix Area Office.

    [tDAR id: 393013] In December 2008, Archaeological Consulting Services, Ltd. (ACS) re-visited 16 sites in Lake Regional Park to assess their condition. ACS archaeologists documented the sites and evaluated their current state of preservation. This project contains photo documentation of the assessment work. The site cards were updated, but no report was produced.

  • Archaeological Assessment of 16 Sites at Lake Pleasant Regional Park: Photo Log (2008)
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    DOCUMENT Archaeological Consulting Services, Ltd.. Paige B. Florie.

    [tDAR id: 393015] In December 2008, Archaeological Consulting Services, Ltd. (ACS) re-visited 16 sites in Lake Regional Park to assess their condition. ACS archaeologists documented the sites and evaluated their current state of preservation. The photo log for the project contains detailed information for the select project photos that were curated at the following tDAR URL: http://core.tdar.org/image/393014

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