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Ethnohistoric Research (Investigation Type)

This kind of research includes systematic description and analysis of changes in cultural systems through time, using historical documents and oral and traditional histories. Ethnohistoric studies typically deal with time periods of initial or early contact between different cultural systems, for example, European explorers or early colonists and indigenous cultures.

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1539 – Artifacts and Archaeology from Conquistador Hernando De Soto’s Potano Encampment (2015)

Citation DOCUMENT [ID: 394333] Fred White.

Published by Academic Press Journal - Division of UK Scholarly Open Access The site identified in the Florida Master Site File as MR03538 was the location of one of Hernando de Soto’s early camps during the 1539 entrada and was in later use during the seventeenth century Spanish mission and ranching periods. This previously unknown First Spanish Cultural Period site is located between Ocala and Gainesville, Florida on the wetlands associated with Orange Lake. 1. A metadata survey we...


17th Century Mdewakanton Dakota Subsistence Mode (1985)

Citation DOCUMENT [ID: 52592] Elden Johnson.

This resource is a citation record only, the Center for Digital Antiquity does not have a copy of this document. The information in this record has been migrated into tDAR from the National Archaeological Database Reports Module (NADB-R) and updated. Most NADB-R records consist of a document citation and other metadata but do not have the documents themselves uploaded. If you have a digital copy of the document and would like to have it curated in tDAR, please contact us at comments@tdar.org.


The 1837 Ioway Indian Map Project

PROJECT [ID: 6309] Uploaded by: Mary Whelan

In 1837 the Ioway Indians drew a map to bring to treaty talks with the United States government. The 1837 Ioway Map project uses Geographic Information Systems (GIS) to help extract cultural, archaeological, and historical information from this rare document. Centered on what is now the state of Iowa, the 1837 map shows 51 rivers, nine lakes, 23 villages, and over two dozen important Ioway Indian trails.


The 1837 Ioway Indian Map Project: Using Geographic Information Systems to Integrate History, Archaeology and Landscape (2003)

DOCUMENT [ID: 6310] Mary Whelan.

Master's Thesis. In 1837 the Ioway Indians drew a map to bring to treaty talks with the United States government. The 1837 Ioway Map project uses Geographic Information Systems (GIS) to help extract cultural, archaeological, and historical information from this rare document. Project goals include: documenting Ioway cartographic conventions; georeferencing the Ioway map to a modern base map; extracting spatial, historical, ecological and archaeological information from the georeferenced...


1837 Ioway Map (2003)

DOCUMENT [ID: 6311] Mary Whelan.

This is a scanned image of the 1837 Ioway map, with a small number of locations and rivers annotated with their modern names. Centered on what is now the state of Iowa, the 1837 map shows 51 rivers, nine lakes, 23 villages, and over two dozen important Ioway Indian trails. Map features were unlabeled on the original document, but historic records indicate that it was designed around two major rivers, the Mississippi and the Missouri.


The 1837 Ioway Map Project - Poster presentation. (2003)

DOCUMENT [ID: 6315] Mary Whelan. William Green.

Poster of the 1837 Ioway Map Project, presented at the 2003 ESRI International Users Conference.


The 1837 Ioway Map Project: Georeferencing a Historic Native American Map. (2003)

DOCUMENT [ID: 6312] Mary Whelan. William Green.

Conference presentation. The Ioway drew their map to help illustrate Ioway territorial boundaries to U.S. government officials. It represents a brief history of their culture, from the time of their creation until 1837. Locations on the map correspond to significant culture historical events and possibly to archaeological sites.


1900 Map of Location of Fort St. Joseph (1900)

IMAGE [ID: 374230] Uploaded by: Erin Claussen

Local-scale rendition of the location of Fort St. Joseph, creator unknown, believed to have been drawn around 1900.


1926-1930 Pageant at Compound B, Casa Grande Ruins National Monument

PROJECT [ID: 369355] Uploaded by: Tol Cherry

This project includes images, documents and maps regarding yearly pageants held at Compound B at the Casa Grande Ruins National Monument between 1926 through 1930.


1957 Gladwin, Harold Sterling, A History of the Ancient Southwest (1957)

Citation DOCUMENT [ID: 368789] Harold S. Gladwin.

This book regards the histories of the Southwest and its peoples from approximately 200 A.D. to 1450 A.D.


2002 and 2004 Artifacts (2004)

IMAGE [ID: 374080] Brock Giordano. John Lacko.

Professional photographs of diagnostic or unusual artifacts excavated during the 2002 and 2004 field seasons from the site of Fort St. Joseph and vicinity.


2006 and 2007 Artifacts (2007)

IMAGE [ID: 374166] John Lacko. Stephanie Barrante.

Photographs of diagnostic or unusual artifacts excavated during the 2006 and 2007 field seasons from the site of Fort St. Joseph and vicinity.


2008 and 2009 Artifacts (2009)

IMAGE [ID: 374174] Victoria Hawley. John Lacko.

Photographs of diagnostic or unusual artifacts excavated during the 2008 and 2009 field seasons from the site of Fort St. Joseph and vicinity.


2010 Artifacts (2010)

IMAGE [ID: 374177] Jessica Hughes.

Photographs of diagnostic or unusual artifacts excavated during the 2010 field season from the site of Fort St. Joseph and vicinity.


2010 Field Season Photograph Log (2010)

DATASET [ID: 374224] Jessica Hughes.

Provides description of all photographs taken during the 2010 field season, including provenience information for photographs of artifacts.


The Adaptive Patterning of the Dhegia Sioux (1988)

Citation DOCUMENT [ID: 363518] Dale R. Henning.

This resource is a citation record only, the Center for Digital Antiquity does not have a copy of this document. The information in this record has been migrated into tDAR from the National Archaeological Database Reports Module (NADB-R) and updated. Most NADB-R records consist of a document citation and other metadata but do not have the documents themselves uploaded. If you have a digital copy of the document and would like to have it curated in tDAR, please contact us at comments@tdar.org.


Africa: Its Peoples and Their Culture History (1959)

Citation DOCUMENT [ID: 85572] George P. Murdock.

This resource is a citation record only, the Center for Digital Antiquity does not have a copy of this document. The information in this record has been migrated into tDAR from the National Archaeological Database Reports Module (NADB-R) and updated. Most NADB-R records consist of a document citation and other metadata but do not have the documents themselves uploaded. If you have a digital copy of the document and would like to have it curated in tDAR, please contact us at comments@tdar.org.


The Age of Common Beans in the (Phaseolus vulgaris) Northeastern United States (1999)

DOCUMENT [ID: 391805] John P. Hart. C. Margaret Scarry.

A radiocarbon date of A.D. 1070 ± 60 was linked to the remains of maize (Zea mays), beans (Phaseolus vulgaris), and squash (Cucurbita pepo) at the Roundtop site in the Susquehanna River valley of New York by William Ritchie in 1969 and 1973 publications. This date established the presence a/beans in the Northeast at an earlier time than in most other areas a/the eastern United States, where they are generally rare before A.D. 1300. Subsequently beans have been reported in pre-A.D. 1300 contexts...


Ak-Chin Indian Community West Side Farms Data Recovery Project

PROJECT [ID: 377895] Cory Dale Breternitz. Robert E. Gasser. W. Bruce Masse. USDI Bureau of Reclamation, Phoenix Area Office.

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...


Aleutian Maritime Hunting Strategies (1992)

Citation DOCUMENT [ID: 115164] L. Lewis Johnson.

This resource is a citation record only, the Center for Digital Antiquity does not have a copy of this document. The information in this record has been migrated into tDAR from the National Archaeological Database Reports Module (NADB-R) and updated. Most NADB-R records consist of a document citation and other metadata but do not have the documents themselves uploaded. If you have a digital copy of the document and would like to have it curated in tDAR, please contact us at comments@tdar.org.


The American Indian: perspectives for the study of social change (1967)

Citation DOCUMENT [ID: 64065] Frederick Russell Eggan.

This resource is a citation record only, the Center for Digital Antiquity does not have a copy of this document. The information in this record has been migrated into tDAR from the National Archaeological Database Reports Module (NADB-R) and updated. Most NADB-R records consist of a document citation and other metadata but do not have the documents themselves uploaded. If you have a digital copy of the document and would like to have it curated in tDAR, please contact us at comments@tdar.org.


American Recovery and Reinvestment Act 2009 Section 110 Compliance Report for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District NHPA, Cultural Resources Investigations Technical Report No. 33, Volume 2 National Register of Historic Places Evaluation of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Jacksonville District Antilles Office, 400 Fernandez Junco Avenue, San Juan, Puerto Rico (2011)

DOCUMENT [ID: 425847] Mary Beth Reed. J. W. Joseph. Hernan Bustello.

John Milner Associates, Inc. (JMA) was contracted by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (Corps), St. Louis District, as part of the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA), enacted by Congress in 2009, to conduct a Section 110 National Register of Historic Places (NRHP) evaluation of the Antilles Office (AO) compound located at 400 Fernandez Junco Avenue, San Juan, Puerto Rico. New South Associates (New South) completed the survey under the direction of JMA. The survey was conducted under...


Analysis of Structures, Burials and Other Cultural Features (1982)

Citation DOCUMENT [ID: 135493] Carolyn E. Good.

This resource is a citation record only, the Center for Digital Antiquity does not have a copy of this document. The information in this record has been migrated into tDAR from the National Archaeological Database Reports Module (NADB-R) and updated. Most NADB-R records consist of a document citation and other metadata but do not have the documents themselves uploaded. If you have a digital copy of the document and would like to have it curated in tDAR, please contact us at comments@tdar.org.


Analysis of the Hopewell Interaction Sphere (1972)

Citation DOCUMENT [ID: 52909] Stuart Struever. Gail L. Houart.

This resource is a citation record only, the Center for Digital Antiquity does not have a copy of this document. The information in this record has been migrated into tDAR from the National Archaeological Database Reports Module (NADB-R) and updated. Most NADB-R records consist of a document citation and other metadata but do not have the documents themselves uploaded. If you have a digital copy of the document and would like to have it curated in tDAR, please contact us at comments@tdar.org.


Analyzing Activity Areas (1984)

Citation DOCUMENT [ID: 153187] Susan Kent.

This resource is a citation record only, the Center for Digital Antiquity does not have a copy of this document. The information in this record has been migrated into tDAR from the National Archaeological Database Reports Module (NADB-R) and updated. Most NADB-R records consist of a document citation and other metadata but do not have the documents themselves uploaded. If you have a digital copy of the document and would like to have it curated in tDAR, please contact us at comments@tdar.org.

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