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An Archaeological Curation-Needs Assessment for the Bureau of Indian Affairs, Phase III (2002)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Karolyn K. Kinsey. Heather L. Pobst.

At the request of the Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA), Washington, D.C., the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, St. Louis District (SLD), conducted a survey of archaeological collections and associated documentation generated from archaeological investigations conducted within the boundaries of Indian reservations located in Arizona, California, Nevada, and Utah. Site visits and mail surveys were conducted during 2001-2002 to assess the archaeological collections. In the aforementioned states, BIA is...


Archaeological Overview and Assessment of the Salem Maritime National Historic Site, Salem, Massachusetts (2005)
DOCUMENT Full-Text J. N. Leith Smith. Jack Gary. Gregory Dubell. George Schwartz. Starla Lane.

The Salem Maritime National Historical Site was created in 1937 to commemorate the maritime history of the early American nation. Salem played a primary role in the American international maritime trade from the colonial period to the mid nineteenth century, and it is this legacy that the park seeks to interpret and preserve. The site today encompasses nearly nine acres bordering on the Salem waterfront that contain a variety of historic structures, including seventeenth- through...


The Archaeology of Salem Maritime National Historic Site
PROJECT Uploaded by: Joshua Watts

Documents associated with archaeological collections research and field work at the Salem Maritime National Historic Site.


The Archeological Survey of Cape Cod National Seashore
PROJECT Francis McManamon. National Park Service. Cape Cod National Seashore.

This project contains documents, images, and data about the archaeological resources in and around the Cape Cod National Seashore on Cape Cod, Massachusetts. In particular these relate to what is known as the "outer Cape," that is, from the vicinity of Chatham, Orleans, and Eastham north to the the Provincelands. Much of the archaeological work covered here is from investigations done by or for the Cape Cod National Seashore. The historic time period, as well as ancient times are covered by...


Chapters in the Archeology of Cape Cod, II: The 1983 Excavations at 19BN281 (1985)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Christopher Borstel.

Site 19BN281 is a Late Archaic habitation near High Head (Pilgrim Heights) in North Truro, Massachusetts. The site is on land of Cape Cod National Seashore in the town of Truro. The site is near the outer end of Cape Cod, where the land narrows to a width of two kilometers before expanding again to the northwest. The site was discovered and tested as part of the National Park Service's general archeological survey of the seashore. In the context of the survey's results, 19BN28l is of interest...


Collections Research and Collectors-Cape Cod National Seashore (1983)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Uploaded by: Francis McManamon

This is a collection of letters, memos, and handwritten and typed notes related to research done on collections made by Ross Moffett, an avocational archaeologist who lived and conducted archaeological research on outer Cape Cod. Some information also describes or lists other artifact collectors on the outer Cape. There is a transcript of an interview that FPMcManamon had with Fred Johnson, an archaeologist who worked with Moffett and was instrumental in Moffett's collections and notes being...


Cultural Landscape Report for Fort Hill, Cape Cod National Seashore (1995)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Lynn Kneedler-Schad. Katharine Lacy. Larry Lowenthal.

The subject of this report is a tract of land in the Town of Eastham, Barnstable County. on the outer part of lower Cape Cod. It encompasses about 100 acres of salt marsh aod upland located south of Hemenway Road, west of Nauset Harbor, northwest afthe Town Cove, and east of U.S. Route 6. This report refers to the entire tract as Fort Hill after its most prominent feature. However, the subject area of the report extends well beyond Fort Hill proper; e.g., it includes part of nearby Skiff Hill,...


The Mattaquason Purchase Site (M48N6), North Chatham (1978)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Marie Eteson. Marilyn Crary. Mary Chase.

The site whose excavation is described here was listed by the Massachusetts State Archaeologist as site M48N6. It is located in northwest Chatham near Pleasant Bay and lies on land owned by RCA Global Communications, Inc., which has been used for their extensive antenna system for the past sixty-two years. This land is within the "First Purchase" from Mattaquason, made by William Nickerson (Nickerson 1958). In spite of its being a well known Indian campsite with a history of intensive potholing,...


Soils at the Freeman-Paine Archaeological Site, Wellfleet, Massachusetts (1961)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Walter H. Lyford.

This report, producing results from three days of field study at the Freeman-Paine Archaeological site, is an attempt to give some information on the soils at the site itself related to the age and dating of the site, as well as the planning of a trial run to see whether a study of soils at archaeological sites would provide enough significant information to warrant continuing an association of soil scientists and archaeologists for other studies. The site was visited on September 22-23, 1960...


US Army National Guard Cultural Resources Planning Level Survey - Summary Report (1998)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Lara S. Anderson. Kristen L. Langness. Jennifer L. Riordan. Kenneth L. Shingleton, Jr.. Barbara C. Smoyer. Cathy A. Van Arsdale. Janet L. Wilzbach.

In 1997, the National Guard Bureau (NGB) tasked the U.S. Army Engineer District, St. Louis, with assisting the Army National Guard (ARNG) in complying with the cultural resource requirements outlined in Army Regulation 200-4 and Department of Defense Instruction 4715.3. The St. Louis District was asked to develop a national project minimally to address three objectives of the NGB cultural resources program: (1) national Planning Level Surveys (PLS) for all ARNG federally owned or supported...