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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...


Arbitrary Collections at Bluestone Reservoir
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, Huntington District.

U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE), Huntington District archaeological collections were sent to the Veterans Curation Program’s (VCP) Alexandria, Virginia laboratory in September 2014. The Alexandria VCP laboratory is a USACE, St. Louis District’s Mandatory Center of Expertise for the Curation and Management of Archaeological Collections program, which is staffed through the archaeological contracting firms, Cogstone‐Berger, JV. The procedures employed to re‐house the archaeological material...


Archaeological Excavations for the Jenkins House Site (46CB41) 2002-2003
PROJECT US Army Corps of Engineers Mandatory Center of Expertise for the Curation and Management of Archaeological Collections, St. Louis District. William D. Updike. US Army Corps of Engineers, Huntington District.

USACE, Huntington District was tasked with fulfilling a congressional-authorized restoration of the Albert Gallatin Jenkins House Site (46CB41), located in Cabell County, West Virginia. USACE, Huntington District was responsible for determining the location of the outbuildings and if they could accurately be reconstructed. Cultural Resource Analysts, Inc. (CRAI), headquartered in Lexington, Kentucky, conducted archaeological testing and data recovery excavations for the presence, integrity, and...


Archaeological Excavations in the Round Bottom Area 1973-1975
PROJECT US Army Corps of Engineers, Pittsburgh District. US Army Corps of Engineers Mandatory Center of Expertise for the Curation and Management of Archaeological Collections, St. Louis District. Bettye J. Broyles.

This collection is referred to as “Archaeological Excavations in the Round Bottom Area, 1973-1975.” 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 (2.5) linear inches. The documents date from 1973 to 1975. The documents were originally lacking a clear discernible order. The documents were originally housed in an acidic folder within an acid-free box with various document collections from the Huntington...


Archaeological Investigation of Site 46SU633 1997
PROJECT US Army Corps of Engineers, Huntington District. US Army Corps of Engineers Mandatory Center of Expertise for the Curation and Management of Archaeological Collections, St. Louis District.

Gray and Pape, Inc., a cultural resource management firm located in Cincinnati, Ohio, conducted fieldwork at site 46SU633 in the Bluestone Reservoir in the Huntington District of West Virginia in September and October 1997. The fieldwork consisted of shovel testing and unit excavation. There is no report available for this investigation so it is not known why the investigation was initiated for site 46SU633. Due to the lack of information for the investigation it was named after the site number...


Archaeological Reconnaissance of the Huntington Wastewater Treatment Plant 1977
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, Huntington District.

This collection is referred to as "Archaeological Reconnaissance of the Huntington Wastewater Treatment Plant 1977". This name is consistent throughout the finding aid, the file folder, and the box label. The extent of this collection is a quarter (0.25) of a linear inch. The document in the investigation dates to June 1977. The document was originally housed in an acidic folder. A single metal staple was removed from the document, and the remaining staple holes were smoothed using a bone...


Archaeological Survey and Test Excavations in the Burnsville Reservoir 1971-1975
PROJECT US Army Corps of Engineers Mandatory Center of Expertise for the Curation and Management of Archaeological Collections, St. Louis District. Bettye J. Broyles. US Army Corps of Engineers, Huntington District.

From 1971 to 1975, Bettye J. Broyles of the West Virginia Geological and Economic Survey conducted an archaeological survey of the Burnsville Reservoir area in Braxton County, West Virginia. This work was conducted in advance of the creation of the Burnsville Reservoir. As a result of the survey, 43 archaeological sites were recorded. Artifacts collected from the following sites are included in this investigation: 46BX6, 46BX9, 46BX9(19), 46BX12-46BX15, 46BX16, 46BX16(26), 46BX17, 46BX17(27),...


Archaeological Survey of Beech Fork Lake 1973-1975
PROJECT US Army Corps of Engineers, Huntington District. US Army Corps of Engineers Mandatory Center of Expertise for the Curation and Management of Archaeological Collections, St. Louis District.

The West Virginia Geological and Economic Survey was contracted to conduct the archaeological survey. The majority of the field work took place between 1973-1975 around Beech Fork Lake in Cabell, Mason, and Wayne Counties, West Virginia. Site numbers for the project include; 46CB12, 46MS49, 46WA22, 46WA24, 46WA25, 46WA26, 46WA28, 46WA35, 46WA36, 46WA37, 46WA38, 46WA39, 46WA54, 46WA55, 46WA57, 46WA58, 46WM2, 46WM12, and 46WM20. The project's intention was to result in the construction of a...


Archaeological Survey of East Lynn Reservoir 1964-1965
PROJECT US Army Corps of Engineers, Huntington District. US Army Corps of Engineers Mandatory Center of Expertise for the Curation and Management of Archaeological Collections, St. Louis District. Edward V. McMichael. Oscar L. Mairs.

Under contract to the National Park Service, the West Virginia Geological and Economic Survey undertook an archaeological survey for cultural resources in the East Lynn Reservoir, Wayne County, West Virginia (McMichael and Mairs 1965). The principal investigators were Edward McMichael and Oscar Mairs. Fieldwork was conducted in June 1964 and April 1965. The investigation consisted of an intensive survey and shovel testing of the areas to be flooded within the East Lynn Reservoir. Fifteen sites...


Big Sandy River Basin Navigation Study 1978
PROJECT US Army Corps of Engineers, Huntington District. US Army Corps of Engineers Mandatory Center of Expertise for the Curation and Management of Archaeological Collections, St. Louis District.

This collection is referred to as "Big Sandy River Basin Navigation Study 1978.” This name is consistent throughout the finding aid, the file folders, and the box labels. The extent of this collection is a quarter (0.25) of a linear inch. The document dates to 1978 and was originally housed in an acidic folder within an acidfree box with other document collections from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Huntington District. The document was in good condition. Metal contaminants, including a...


Burnsville Surface Collection (46BX23) N.D.
PROJECT US Army Corps of Engineers, Huntington District. US Army Corps of Engineers Mandatory Center of Expertise for the Curation and Management of Archaeological Collections, St. Louis District.

U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE), Huntington District archaeological collections were sent to the Veterans Curation Program's (VCP) Alexandria, Virginia laboratory in September 2014. The Alexandria VCP laboratory is a USACE, St. Louis District's Mandatory Center of Expertise for the Curation and Management of Archaeological Collections program, which is staffed through the archaeological contracting firms, Cogstone-Berger, JV. There was no background information for this collection. A...


Coal River Basin Channel Rehabilitation Study 1974
PROJECT US Army Corps of Engineers, Huntington District. US Army Corps of Engineers Mandatory Center of Expertise for the Curation and Management of Archaeological Collections, St. Louis District.

This collection is referred to as "Coal River Basin Channel Rehabilitation Study 1974.” This name is consistent throughout the finding aid, the file folders, and the box labels. The extent of this collection is a quarter (0.25) of a linear inch. The documents were originally housed in an acidic folder within an acid-free box and were in good condition. The documents were originally housed in reverse chronological order, and were reorganized by chronological order. Metal contaminants and folds...


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.


Cultural Resources Reconnaissance of the Eastern Cabell County Wastewater Treatment Facility Area 1977-1981
PROJECT US Army Corps of Engineers, Huntington District. US Army Corps of Engineers Mandatory Center of Expertise for the Curation and Management of Archaeological Collections, St. Louis District.

This collection is referred to as “Cultural Resources Reconnaissance of the Eastern Cabell County Wastewater Treatment Facility Area 1977-1981.” This name is consistent throughout the finding aid, the file folders, and the box labels. The extent of this collection is a quarter (0.25) of a linear inch. The collection consists of the final report, which dates to March 1981. The report refers to previous research that was conducted in 1977, which explains the date in the project name. The name...


Cultural Resources Reconnaissance of the Island Creek Basin 1979-1985
PROJECT US Army Corps of Engineers, Huntington District. US Army Corps of Engineers Mandatory Center of Expertise for the Curation and Management of Archaeological Collections, St. Louis District.

This collection is referred to as "Cultural Resources Reconnaissance of the Island Creek Basin 1979-1985.” This name is consistent throughout the finding aid, the file folders, and the box label. The extent of this collection is a quarter (0.25) of a linear inch. The documents date from March 1980 to December 1985 and include Review and Compliance forms, correspondence regarding the Island Creek Basin project, a Summary of the Board Action memorandum, documents associated with the...


Eroding Burials of Site 46SU3 2012
PROJECT US Army Corps of Engineers, Huntington District. US Army Corps of Engineers Mandatory Center of Expertise for the Curation and Management of Archaeological Collections, St. Louis District.

This collection is referred to as "Eroding Burials of Site 46SU3 2012.” This name is consistent throughout the finding aid, the file folders, and the box labels. The extent of this collection is a quarter (0.25) of a linear inch. The document collection consists of one Adult Skeletal Inventory form and a summary entitled Skeletal Analysis from site 46SU3, Eroding Burial Four. The documents were originally housed in an acidic folder within an acid-free box and were in overall good condition. A...


Federal Archeology Program Description and Analysis
PROJECT Uploaded by: Francis McManamon

This project includes a variety of products related to the archeological activities carried out by or required by Federal agencies. The agencies include land managing agencies, such as the Bureau of Land Management or the National Park Service. Other agencies carry out or fund development activities, such as the Federal Highway Administration or the Bureau of Reclamation. Some agencies focus on regulatory activities, such as licenses issued by the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission. All of...


Harpers Ferry
PROJECT Uploaded by: Linda Scott Cummings

Harpers Ferry National Historical Park


A Historical look at American Archeology
PROJECT Uploaded by: Aaron Deguzman

This project was set up by ASU undergraduate Aaron Deguzman for a individual study project that he did with FPMcManamon in the Spring semester of 2011. Included are digital copies of some of the historic publications he read and some of his written summaries and assessments of these readings. The following two paragraphs are Aaron's statement of what he hoped to get out of the readings course. What I'd like to study is the history of archeology with an emphasis on the public outlook on...


Investigation at Stoney River Dam 1961
PROJECT US Army Corps of Engineers, Huntington District. US Army Corps of Engineers Mandatory Center of Expertise for the Curation and Management of Archaeological Collections, St. Louis District.

This collection is referred to as “Investigation at Stoney River Dam 1961.” This name is consistent throughout the finding aid, the file folders, and the box labels. The extent of this collection is a quarter (0.25) of a linear inch. The documents date from March to April 1961 and include a progress report, a memorandum, a note, and newspaper articles. The documents were originally housed in an acidic folder, within an acid-free box, and were in good condition. The original folder was labeled...


Jobs in American Archaeology
PROJECT Doug Rocks-Macqueen.

Jobs in American Archaeology is a project that looks at some of the job conditions of archaeologists in the United States. The project looks at data from 1999 to present.


Ohio River Environmental Assessment and Kanawha River Project 1977-1978
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, Huntington District.

This collection is referred to as "Ohio River Environmental Assessment and Kanawha River Project 1977-1978.” This name is consistent throughout the finding aid, the file folders, and the box labels. The extent of this collection is half (0.5) of a linear inch. The documents date from 1975 to 1978, but the reconnaissance report dates to 1977 and the Public Notice was issued by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers in 1978, which explains the dates in the investigation name. The collection contains...


Pocatalico River Basin Joint Study 1973-1975
PROJECT US Army Corps of Engineers, Huntington District. US Army Corps of Engineers Mandatory Center of Expertise for the Curation and Management of Archaeological Collections, St. Louis District.

This collection is referred to as "Pocatalico River Basin Joint Study 1973-1975.” This name is consistent throughout the finding aid, the file folders, and the box labels. The extent of this collection is a quarter (0.25) of a linear inch. The documents were originally housed in an acidic folder within an acid-free box and were in overall good condition. Small tears and metal contaminants were present. Tears were mended with acid-free tissue mending tape, metal contaminants were removed using...


Replacement of Locks and Dams 7 and 8 Monongahela River 1986
PROJECT Beverly A. Mitchum. 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, Pittsburgh District.

GAI Consultants, Inc. conducted cultural resource investigations from May to August 1985 and again from July to August 1986 at five locales in preparation for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers proposed replacement of Locks and Dams 7 and 8 on the Monongahela River in Pennsylvania and West Virginia. The principal investigator was Beverly A. Mitchum and the project manger was Robert J. Houston. The study consisted of a review of the archaeological sites within one-half-kilometer of the Monongahela...


Secretary of the Interior's Reports to Congress on the Federal Archeological Program
PROJECT Archeology Program, National Park Service.

This project contains copies of each The Secretary of the Interior reports to Congress about the archaeological activities and programs carried out or contracted for by federal agencies.The reports covers activities to recover, protect, and preserve archaeological sites, collections, and data. The Secretary's Report to Congress on the Federal Archeology Program provides yearly overviews of the range of activities undertaken by agencies as part of the programmatic Federal stewardship of...