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2009-2017 geophysical survey of the Fort Ouiatenon vicinity, Tippecanoe County, Indiana
PROJECT Michael Strezewski. Robert G. McCullough.

From 2009 through 2017, Michael Strezewski (University of Southern Indiana) and Robert G. McCullough (Illinois State Archaeological Survey), conducted magnetometry and resistivity survey over a large area of the Ouiatenon Preserve, located in Tippecanoe County, Indiana. The Ouiatenon Preserve contains the archaeological remains of Fort Ouiatenon, which was erected by the French in 1717. Also contained within the preserve are the remains of numerous Native American villages that were once located...


The Antiquities Act
PROJECT Uploaded by: system user

This project includes documents related to the history and historical background of the Antiquities Act and its implementation during the century since its enactment. The Antiquities Act was signed into law in 1906 by President Theodore Roosevelt. The history of American conservation often is told in terms of legal milestones, and rightly so. An environmental activist working to expand a local park, a historic preservationist trying to save a cherished old building, a volunteer working on a...


Archaeological Assessment of Huntington Reservoir 1982-1983
PROJECT US Army Corps of Engineers, Louisville District. US Army Corps of Engineers Mandatory Center of Expertise for the Curation and Management of Archaeological Collections, St. Louis District. William R. Wepler.

A pedestrian reconnaissance survey led by William Wepler and Donald Cochran was conducted at the Huntington Reservoir between the fall of 1982 and winter of 1983. This survey took place along the Upper Wabash drainage in Huntington and Well counties. The survey was performed in two parts; first as an in-field survey above the level of the summer pool, which was oriented toward the cultivated areas, and second as a shoreline survey oriented towards the eroded areas. The investigation was...


Archaeological Field Reconnaissance and Intensive Assessment at State Recreation Areas 1979
PROJECT Boyd E. Phelps, Inc.. Ronald Hicks. US Army Corps of Engineers, Louisville District. US Army Corps of Engineers Mandatory Center of Expertise for the Curation and Management of Archaeological Collections, St. Louis District.

The archaeological field reconnaissance and intensive assessment at State Recreation Areas were initiated with a request from Boyd E. Phelps, Inc. to Ball State University under the direction of Ronald Hicks. The request entailed an initial archaeological records search for four Department of Natural Resources construction projects (E15-702C, E15-702G, E15-702H, and E15-702J) near the Mississinewa and Huntington Reservoirs in Wabash and Huntington Counties, Indiana. Projects E15-702C, E15-702G,...


Archaeological Field Reconnaissance at Dora-New Holland Recreation Area 1979
PROJECT US Army Corps of Engineers, Louisville District. US Army Corps of Engineers Mandatory Center of Expertise for the Curation and Management of Archaeological Collections, St. Louis District.

Ball State University conducted an archaeological field reconnaissance for six Department of Natural Resources’ projects on the Mississinewa, Salamonie, and Huntington Reservoirs in Miami, Wabash and Huntington Counties, Indiana. The objective was to identify archaeological sites through a surface survey of each project area. The six projects included E- 15-702-B (Francis Slocum State Recreation Area), E-15-702C (Hogback Ridge), E-15-702D (Miami), E-15-702F (Dora-New Holland), E-15-702G (Little...


Archaeological Field Reconnaissance at Miami County Recreation Area 1979
PROJECT Ronald Hicks. US Army Corps of Engineers, Louisville District. US Army Corps of Engineers Mandatory Center of Expertise for the Curation and Management of Archaeological Collections, St. Louis District.

As requested by Boyd E. Phelps, Inc., an archaeological field reconnaissance was completed for six Department of Natural Resources projects on the Mississinewa, Salamonie, and Huntington Reservoirs in Miami, Wabash, and Huntington Counties, Indiana. The projects include locations at Francis Slocum State Recreation Area (E15-702B), Hogback Ridge (E15-702C), and Miami (E15-702D) on the Mississinewa Reservoir, at Dora-New Holland (E15-702F) on the Salamonie Reservoir, and at Little Turtle...


Archaeological Field Reconnaissance Brookville Reservoir Waterfowl Marsh 1980
PROJECT US Army Corps of Engineers Mandatory Center of Expertise for the Curation and Management of Archaeological Collections, St. Louis District. US Army Corps of Engineers, Louisville District. Robert A. Hicks.

Under the direction of Dr. Ronald Hicks, the Archaeological Resources Management Service of Ball State University performed an archaeological reconnaissance in preparation to create two proposed waterfowl marshes. One of the marshes was to be a two-acre marsh, constructed just south of the Union County line in Franklin County. The other waterfowl marsh was to be constructed in Union County along the valley of Elly’s Creek and would inundate some 45 acres of former farmland. The reconnaissance...


Archaeological Field Reconnaissance Mississinewa Reservoir Force Main 1979
PROJECT Ronald Hicks. US Army Corps of Engineers Mandatory Center of Expertise for the Curation and Management of Archaeological Collections, St. Louis District. US Army Corps of Engineers, Louisville District.

Following a request from the Indiana Department of Natural Resources, an archaeological field reconnaissance was completed for the Mississinewa Reservoir Force Main near Peoria, Miami County, Indiana. The principal investigator was Ronald Hicks of Ball State University. The project involved the construction of 1600 feet of force main and a lift station between the two existing treatment plants. The field reconnaissance, conducted on April 28, 1979, was an intensive pedestrian survey of the...


Archaeological Field Reconnaissance Quakertown Recreation Area 1980
PROJECT Ronald Hicks. US Army Corps of Engineers Mandatory Center of Expertise for the Curation and Management of Archaeological Collections, St. Louis District. US Army Corps of Engineers, Louisville District.

In 1980, an archaeological field reconnaissance was conducted by Dr. Ronald Hicks of Ball State University on the area affected by the proposed improvements to the Quakertown Recreational Area in Liberty Township, Union County, near Dunlapsville, Indiana. Since vegetation obscured ground surface visibility, the entire area was shovel probed at 30-foot intervals. The survey and shovel probe testing revealed no cultural material. Neither the owner of a nearby farm nor an employee at the Quakertown...


Archaeological Field Reconnaissance Salamonie Reservoir Visitor’s Center 1980
PROJECT Ronald Hicks. US Army Corps of Engineers, Louisville District. US Army Corps of Engineers Mandatory Center of Expertise for the Curation and Management of Archaeological Collections, St. Louis District.

An archeological field reconnaissance led by Ronald Hicks from Ball State University was carried out for the proposed Visitor’s Center at Lost Bridge State Recreation area on the Salamonie Reservoir, Indiana. No significant cultural remains were found during the surface and subsurface survey or as a result of shovel probe tests. Thus, it was recommended that the project be allowed to proceed without further archaeological assessment (Wepler 1980). The digital materials in this collection were...


Archaeological Field Reconnaissance Salamonie Reservoir Wildlife Ponds 1979
PROJECT Ronald Hicks. US Army Corps of Engineers, Louisville District. US Army Corps of Engineers Mandatory Center of Expertise for the Curation and Management of Archaeological Collections, St. Louis District.

An archaeological field reconnaissance and literature search was completed for seven proposed wildlife ponds near the Salmonie Reservoir, Wabash County, Indiana by Ball State University for the Department of Natural Resources. The project was located on the north side of the Salamonie Reservoir approximately three miles south of the Salamonie dam. Two of the seven ponds were already present, but without water. The field reconnaissance was led by Ronald Hicks and conducted on June 14, 1979 to...


Archaeological Intensive Assessment of Huntington Municipal Airport (12HU1068) 1993
PROJECT US Army Corps of Engineers Mandatory Center of Expertise for the Curation and Management of Archaeological Collections, St. Louis District. US Army Corps of Engineers, Louisville District.

Starting in May 1993, at the request of MSE Corporation, a field reconnaissance of the Huntington Municipal Airport and surrounding area was conducted prior to the planned expansion of the airport and the construction of a new boat ramp access road located approximately one mile east of the airport (Zoll 1993). At this time USACE, Louisville District owned some of the land involved in this investigation. Donald R. Cochran from Ball State University was the principal investigator for this...


Archaeological Survey of the Huntington Lake Shoreline 1983
PROJECT US Army Corps of Engineers, Louisville District. US Army Corps of Engineers Mandatory Center of Expertise for the Curation and Management of Archaeological Collections, St. Louis District.

An archaeological survey of the shoreline of Huntington Lake’s seasonal pool was conducted under a contract with the United States Army Corps of Engineers, DACW27-82-C-0094, by Ball State University. The goals of the project were to identify the archaeological resources within the project area, determine the impact of Huntington Lake on those resources, and to make recommendations for future investigations of the resources. The survey identified 109 sites reflecting occupation and utilization...


Big Bangs and Little Bangs Mounds (12HU25 and 12HU26) 1964
PROJECT Virginia Gould Gerald. National Park Service. US Army Corps of Engineers Mandatory Center of Expertise for the Curation and Management of Archaeological Collections, St. Louis District. US Army Corps of Engineers, Louisville District.

The USACE, Louisville District obtained this collection through an archaeological test excavation at the Huntington Reservoir Project in 1964. Indiana University’s GBL was contracted to perform the fieldwork. Three mounds were excavated in the Huntington Reservoir on the Upper Wabash River, Huntington, Indiana. One was a small remnant of a mound (12HU27); the other two were semi-conical mounds (12HU25 and 12HU26) which did not contain burials. Of the three mounds located in the initial survey,...


Boat Ramp #1 Site (12MO314) 1987
PROJECT Patrick J. Munson. Jeffery A. Myers. US Army Corps of Engineers, Louisville District. US Army Corps of Engineers Mandatory Center of Expertise for the Curation and Management of Archaeological Collections, St. Louis District.

The USACE, Louisville District obtained the collection through an archaeological test excavation at the Boat Ramp Number One Site, Lake Monroe Reservoir Project in 1987. Test excavations were conducted under the supervision of Jeffery A. Myers and Patrick J. Munson by the Glenn A. Black Laboratory of Archaeology, Indiana University (GBL) in contract with the Indiana Department of Natural Resources, Division of Reservoirs. Fieldwork consisted of hand excavation of the trenches to assess the...


Breeden Site (12HR11) 1966
PROJECT James O. Bellis. U.S Army Corps of Engineers, Louisville District. US Army Corps of Engineers Mandatory Center of Expertise for the Curation and Management of Archaeological Collections, St. Louis District.

The proposed archaeological surface surveys and test excavations were conducted under the terms of Contract No. 14-10-0529-2880, and the report was submitted to the National Park Service and the United States Department of the Interior. Surveys and test excavations were conducted in the Lafayette Reservoir, Wildcat Creek, Patoka Reservoir, and the Patoka River areas in Indiana. The surveys began on June 14, and completed on July 8, 1966. The objective of these surveys was to locate and evaluate,...


Brookville Lake N.D.
PROJECT U.S Army Corps of Engineers, Louisville District. US Army Corps of Engineers Mandatory Center of Expertise for the Curation and Management of Archaeological Collections, St. Louis District.

Brookville Lake, Indiana has long been acknowledged as one of the most picturesque and historically significant areas in the state of Indiana. A collection of artifacts and documents were obtained from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Louisville District. The collection contained eleven cataloged items, which included one pamphlet. The pamphlet was apparently placed with the artifacts collected at site number 12FR55 to give some general information about Brookville Lake and the surrounding...


Brookville Reservoir Survey 1991-1992
PROJECT US Army Corps of Engineers, Louisville District. US Army Corps of Engineers Mandatory Center of Expertise for the Curation and Management of Archaeological Collections, St. Louis District.

An archaeological investigation of Brookville Reservoir was led by Beth Kolbe of Applied Archaeology Laboratories, Ball State University during 1991 and 1992. Brookville Reservoir spans Franklin and Union counties and is located along the east fork of the Whitewater River in the Whitewater drainage. Archaeological investigation of the Brookville Reservoir were performed to evaluate the nature and significance of sites in the area, determine how sites were being impacted by shoreline erosion,...


Chapman and Lockman Arbitrary Collection N.D.
PROJECT R. Brinker. Bill Brockman. Hilda Curry. John T. Dorwin. D. Jansen. Limp. J. Richardson. US Army Corps of Engineers Mandatory Center of Expertise for the Curation and Management of Archaeological Collections, St. Louis District.

There was no report associated with this investigation. The sites are identified using the conventional Smithsonian trinomial system; the county symbols employed are CL, HR, and W that represent Clark, Harrison, and Warrick counties. According to the Glenn A. Black Laboratory of Archaeology (GBL) Catalog, there were numerous collectors for this investigation. These individuals were R. Brinker, Bill Brockman, Hilda Curry, John T. Dorwin, D. Janzen, Limp, J. Richardson, Seeman, Wardell. For...


Chapman and Lockman Archaeological Investigations 1979
PROJECT Chapman. Lockman. US Army Corps of Engineers, Louisville District. US Army Corps of Engineers Mandatory Center of Expertise for the Curation and Management of Archaeological Collections, St. Louis District.

There is no report or documentation associated with this investigation. The sites are identified using the conventional trinomial system; the county symbols employed are CL, which represents Clark County, CR, which represents Crawford County, HR, which represents Harrison County, K, which represents Knox County, MO, which represents Monroe County, and PO, which represents Posey County. The digital materials in this collection were processed by the Veterans Curation Program (VCP), and include...


Clifty Creek 1969
PROJECT US Army Corps of Engineers, Louisville District. US Army Corps of Engineers Mandatory Center of Expertise for the Curation and Management of Archaeological Collections, St. Louis District.

The archaeological survey of the Clifty Creek Reservoir basin was conducted to locate sites occurring in that area which would be destroyed by the water of the reservoir, and to recommend salvage operations for those whose cultural affiliations or size were of importance to the understanding of the prehistory of the area. The survey was financed under Purchase Order, 950-336 of the National Park Service, with living expenses and transportation provided by Indiana University. The Clifty Creek...


Clifty Creek Human Skeletal Remains N.D.
PROJECT US Army Corps of Engineers, Louisville District. US Army Corps of Engineers Mandatory Center of Expertise for the Curation and Management of Archaeological Collections, St. Louis District.

There is no report or documentation associated with these remains. The VCP St. Louis laboratory processed two artifact collections from the Clifty Creek Reservoir (1969 and 1973-1974), but stated that these remains did not belong with either of those investigations. The accession number, catalog number, and skeletal element were recorded on each bag. The digital materials in this collection were processed by the Veterans Curation Program (VCP), and include the artifact database, artifact...


Clifty Creek Reservoir Area 1973-1974
PROJECT National Park Service. Curtis H. Tomak. US Army Corps of Engineers, Louisville District. US Army Corps of Engineers Mandatory Center of Expertise for the Curation and Management of Archaeological Collections, St. Louis District.

The USACE, Louisville District obtained these materials through an archaeological survey of land potentially affected by the proposed Clifty Creek reservoir project in Bartholomew County (12B) and Decatur (12DE) County, Indiana. The Clifty Creek reservoir involved the construction of one or more dams on the Clifty Creek and Fall Fork to provide flood control and recreational facilities. Curtis Tomak accomplished the survey during the fall and winter of 1973-1974 under contract from the National...


Corps of Engineers Salvage Projects 1969-1982
PROJECT US Army Corps of Engineers, Louisville District. US Army Corps of Engineers Mandatory Center of Expertise for the Curation and Management of Archaeological Collections, St. Louis District.

The Veterans Curation Program utilizes the standard archival practice of unique naming of collections. The purpose of this practice is to avoid redundant and confusing collection names commonly found with archaeological investigations. Therefore, this collection is referred to as “Corps of Engineers Salvage Projects 1969–1982.” This name is consistent throughout the finding aid, the file folders, and the box labels. The extent of this collection is two and a half linear inches. Corps of...


Cosmology in the New World
PROJECT Santa Fe Institute.

This project consists of articles written by members of Santa Fe Institute’s cosmology research group. Overall, the goal of this group is to understand the larger relationships between cosmology and society through a theoretically open-ended, comparative examination of the ancient American Southwest, Southeast, and Mesoamerica.