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Fort Union Trading Post National Historic Site (32WI17) Material Culture Reports, Part VI: Preliminary Analysis of Vertebrate Fauna from the 1968-1972 Excavations (1986)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Carole A. Angus. Carl R. Falk.

National Park Service archaeological excavations at Fort Union Trading Post National Historic Site from 1968 through 1972. Although a preliminary report describing the extent and nature of the excavations was produced shortly after the close of each season's fieldwork, until recently the extensive collection of artifacts and other materials recovered during that work has remained largely unanalyzed and unreported for want of sufficient funding. A systematic effort to analyze and report all...


Fort Union Trading Post National Historic Site (32WI17) Material Culture Reports, Part VIII: Artifacts Associated with Transportation, Commerce and Industry and of Unidentified Function (1996)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Steven LeRoy De Vore. William J. Hunt, Jr..

Fort Union served as the major trading establishment for the American Fur Company and its St. Louis descendants (Bernard Pratte and Co. and Pierre Chouteau, Jr., and Co.) on the Upper Missouri River between 1828 and 1865. In 1865, Charles Chouteau sold Fort Union to Hubble, Hawley and Smith, otherwise known as the North Western Fur Company. During its last years of existence, between 1864 and 1866, the traders shared the post's facilities with the U.S. Army, the latter utilizing Fort Union as a...


Fort Union Trading Post National Historic Site (32WI17), Material Culture Reports, Part I: A Critical Review of the Archeological Investigations (1986)
DOCUMENT Full-Text William J. Hunt, Jr..

This report is one of a series which describes the results of National Park Service archeological excavations at Fort Union Trading Post National Historic Site from 1968 through 1972. Although a preliminary report describing the extent and nature of the excavations was produced shortly after the close of each season's fieldwork, until recently the extensive collection of artifacts and other materials recovered during that work has remained largely unanalyzed and unreported for want of sufficient...


Fort Union Trading Post National Historic Site (32WI17), Material Culture Reports, Part II: Food Related Materials (1986)
DOCUMENT Full-Text William J. Hunt, Jr..

National Park Service archaeological excavations at Fort Union Trading Post National Historic Site from 1968 through 1972. Although a preliminary report describing the extent and nature of the excavations was produced shortly after the close of each season's fieldwork, until recently the extensive collection of artifacts and other materials recovered during that work has remained largely unanalyzed and unreported for want of sufficient funding. A systematic effort to analyze and report all...


Fort Union Trading Post National Historic Site (32WI17), Material Culture Reports, Part III: Personal and Recreational Materials (1986)
DOCUMENT Full-Text William J. Hunt, Jr..

National Park Service archaeological excavations at Fort Union Trading Post National Historic Site from 1968 through 1972. Although a preliminary report describing the extent and nature of the excavations was produced shortly after the close of each season's fieldwork, until recently the extensive collection of artifacts and other materials recovered during that work has remained largely unanalyzed and unreported for want of sufficient funding. A systematic effort to analyze and report all...


Fort Union Trading Post National Historic Site (32WI17), Material Culture Reports, Part IV: Firearms, Trapping, and Fishing Equipment (1986)
DOCUMENT Full-Text William J. Hunt, Jr..

National Park Service archaeological excavations at Fort Union Trading Post National Historic Site from 1968 through 1972. Although a preliminary report describing the extent and nature of the excavations was produced shortly after the close of each season's fieldwork, until recently the extensive collection of artifacts and other materials recovered during that work has remained largely unanalyzed and unreported for want of sufficient funding. A systematic effort to analyze and report all...


Fort Union Trading Post National Historic Site (32WI17), Material Culture Reports, Part IX: Personal, Domestic, and Architectural Artifacts (1993)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Steven Leroy DeVore. William J. Hunt, Jr..

Fort Union served as the major trading establishment for the American Fur Company and its St. Louis descendants (Bernard Pratte and Co. and Pierre Chouteau, Jr., and Co.) on the Upper Missouri River between 1828 and 1865. In 1865, Charles Chouteau sold Fort Union to Hubble, Hawley and Smith, otherwise known as the North Western Fur Company. During its last years of existence, between 1864 and 1866, the traders shared the post's facilities with the U.S. Army, the latter utilizing Fort Union as a...


Fort Union Trading Post National Historic Site (32WI17), Material Culture Reports, Part V: Buttons As Closures, Buttons AS Decoration: a Nineteenth Century Example From Fort Union (1986)
DOCUMENT Full-Text William J. Hunt, Jr..

Between 1829-1865, Fort Union served as the administrative center of the Upper Missouri Outfit of the American Fur Company. After becoming a National Historic Site in 1966, the U.S. National Park Service sponsored four excavations there. Among the thousands of objects recovered were several hundred buttons. In the past, archeologists have been content to describe such mundane without attempting to analyze artifacts; e.g., place them within a social and functional contexts. This paper...


Fort Union Trading Post National Historic Site (32WI17), Material Culture Reports, Part VII: Building Hardware, Construction Materials, Tools, and Fasteners (1987)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Steven Leroy DeVore.

Between 1968 and 1972, four seasons of archeological investigations were conducted at the Fort Union Trading Post National Historic Site, North Dakota. The fort served as the major outpost of the American Fur Company on the Upper Missouri River between 1829 and 1865. Between 1865 and 1867, the U. S. Army utilized the fort facilities as a base of operations against the Northern Plains Indians. The excavations were conducted at the fort in order to obtain structural information concerning...


Worked Bone Artifacts Discovered During Archaeological Excavations at Fort Union Trading Post National Historic Site(32WI17), ND (1998)
DOCUMENT Full-Text J. Homer Theil.

Fort Union served as the major trading establishment for the American Fur Company and its St. Louis descendants (Bernard Pratte and Co. and Pierre Chouteau, Jr. and Co.) on the Upper Missouri River between 1828 and 1865. In 1865, Charles Chouteau sold Fort Union to Hubble, Hawley and Smith, otherwise known as the North Western Fur Company. During its last years of existence, between 1864 and 1866, the treaders shared the post's facilities with the U.S. Army, the latter utilizing Fort Union as a...