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AAS Homolovi Stabilization Project Scope of Work (2010)
DOCUMENT Full-Text E. Charles Adams. Jim Britton.

Due to State budget issues, Homol'ovi Ruins State Park, created in 1986 to preserve four ancestral Hopi villages, has been closed. Having concern there may not be any future maintenance done on the exposed structures; Ron Robinson, Chair, Arizona Archaeological Society (AAS) suggested in a meeting at Homolovi on March 18 that perhaps the AAS could organize a stabilization team to help preserve the ruins, utilizing members with recognized expertise and experience in this type of work. (In...


Analysis of Historic Artifacts and Faunal Material From Yuma Territorial Prison State Historic Park (1999)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Karolyn Jackman Jensen. Margaret Glass.

Cathy Johnson of Arizona State Parks asked Archaeological Consulting Services, Ltd. (ACS) to analyze historic material recovered from salvage excavations at the Yuma Territorial Prison State Historic Park (AZ X:6:90(ASM)), which was used from 1876 to 1909. The artifacts were unexpectedly encountered during the demolition of a deteriorating adobe wall. This wall will be replaced by a reproduction of the original 18-ft walls that enclosed the old prison yard. Most of the artifacts were recovered...


An Archaeological Evaluation of Architectural Detail at the Yuma Quatermaster Depot Officer's Quarters and Kitchen Buildings, Yuma Territorial Prison State Historic Park, Yuma, Arizona (1989)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Lyle E. Stone.

On May 26, 1989, Archaeological Research Services, Inc. completed archaeological test excavations at the existing Officer's Quarters and Kitchen buildings at the Yuma Quartermaster Depot, Yuma Territorial Prison State Historic Park, in Yuma, Yuma County, Arizona. These investigations for Gerald A. Doyle and Associates exposed the east wall, granite masonry foundations for each of the historic buildings. Test data will be applied to planning the restoration of the two buildings.


Archaeological Fieldwork at Creswell Pueblo (AZ J:14:282 ASM) 2006 Field Season (2007)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Lisa C. Young.

Between June 9 and July 14, 2006, excavations were undertaken at Creswell Pueblo (AZ J:14:282), a site on an Archaeological Conservancy preserve (the Creswell Ranch Archaeological District) within the boundaries of the Homolovi Ruins State Park in northeastern Arizona. Permission for this fieldwork was given by the Archaeological Conservancy, the land owner. This archaeological fieldwork was part of a larger program, called the Homol'ovi Undergraduate Research Opportunities Program (HUROP),...


Archaeological Monitoring for a Subsurface Electricity Line and Guard Rail Footings at Yuma Territorial State Historic Park (1992)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Laurene G. Montero.

Arizona State Parks has completed archaeological monitoring for excavations associated with park improvements at Yuma Territorial Prison State Historic Park, Yuma, Arizona. Excavations consisted of footings for a guard rail and a trench for an electricity line. Monitoring was conducted on Wednesday and Thursday, September 16 and 17, and Tuesday, November 10, 1992, by Laurene G. Montero, Archaeologist for Arizona State Parks. This work was accomplished pursuant to ARS 41-861 through 41-864 of the...


Archaeological Test Excavations at the Quartermaster Building, Yuma Depot, Yuma Territorial Prison State Park, Yuma, Arizona (1980)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Lyle M. Stone.

On October 2, 1980, Lyle M. Stone of Archaeological Research Services performed limited test excavations at the existing quartermaster building of the 1864-1885 Yuma Depot, now a part of Yuma Territorial Prison State Park, Yuma, Arizona. This project was authorized by Gerald A. Doyle and Associates, A.l.A. and was performed under the conditions of an Arizona antiquities permit (No. 80-13) issued by the Arizona State Museum to Archaeological Research Services on August 13, 1980. Doyle and...


Arizona Archaeological Society Stabilization Project at Homol'ovi I & II Part 1: Introduction & Homol'ovi II (2012)
DOCUMENT Full-Text E. Charles Adams. Jim Britton.

The primary interpretive site open to the public at Homol'ovi State Park (the Park) is Homol'ovi II. To enhance the visitors experience and understanding of what they are seeing, one large Kiva (structure 708) and five rooms and an outside activity area (structures 211, 212, 215, 216, 217, and 221) were excavated and previously stabilized. The Park's interpretive trail and signage lead the visitor to these areas and provide information. These areas have been impacted by visitation and weathering...


Arizona Archaeological Society Stabilization Project at Homol'ovi I & II Part 2: Homol'ovi I (2012)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Jim Britton. E. Charles Adams.

Stabilization work on Room I, 27 wall tops, and several erosional channels over Room Block 300 on the south face of the North Pueblo was begun in May 2011 and completed in September 2011 by members of the Arizona Archaeological Society under the direction of Jim Britton.


A Cultural Resources Sample Survey of Operation Zones, Barry M. Goldwater Range, Marine Corps Air Station, Yuma, Arizona (1989)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Jeffrey H. Altschul. Bruce A. Jones.

From June to September 1989, Statistical Research conducted a non-collection Class II cultural resources survey of 5,200 acres within the R2301W segment of the Barry M. Goldwater Range in Yuma County, Arizona. The areas targeted for survey conformed to topographic surfaces on which archaeologists had found sites in the past. These areas were concentrated in the Baker Peaks and northern Copper Mountain regions as well as the eastern flanks of the Tinajas Altas and Gila Mountain ranges. The...


Hematite House Arizona Site Steward File (1982)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Richard C. . Barbara A. . W. G. Weinel. R. D. Armstrong. S. Germick.

This is an Arizona Site Steward file for the Hematite House site, comprised of a stone, mortar, plaster, and saguaro rib cliff dwelling, located on Tonto National Forest land. The site is affiliated with Salado or Mogollon occupation. The file consists of an Arizona State Museum archaeological data sheet, two archaeological site inventory forms, two hand drawn and one printed site map, an inventory standards and accounting form, and a prehistoric and historic archaeological sites form. The...


PROTEIN AND ORGANIC RESIDUE (FTIR) ANALYSIS OF A PESTLE, AND PROTEIN RESIDUE ANALYSIS OF MORTAR CUPS FROM SITE CA-TUO-4818, YOSEMITE NATIONAL PARK, CALIFORNIA (2010)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Melissa K. Logan. Chad Yost.

A granite pestle and an associated soil control sample recovered from Feature 2, an exposed, low-lying granite bedrock milling station at Site CA-TUO-4818 in Yosemite National Park, California, were submitted for protein and organic residue analysis. The pestle was tested for organic residues using Fourier Transform Infrared Spectroscopy (FTIR), and for protein residue using cross-over immunoelectrophoresis (CIEP). Following completion of this analysis, three additional residue samples and...


A Report Concerning Archaeological Monitoring of a Utilities Trench Undertaken at Tubac Presidio State Historic Park (ARIZ:DD:8:33) March, 1992 (1992)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Jack S. Williams.

During March of 1992 a small scale investigation involving archaeological monitoring was undertaken in connection with the creation of a utility trench in an area located between the Captain 's House and the post chapel at the Presidio of Tubac site. The work conducted included monitoring of the excavation of the trench and the creation of a series of profile drawings of the stratigraphy exposed. Because of rainy conditions a collection of artifacts was made from the soils disturbed by earth...


Riordan State Historic Park Architectural Assessment (1991)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Kathleen Hoeft. Gary Long.

Riordan State Historic Park is a rare and special place, a splendid building of the craftsman style housing an equally splendid collection of craftsman furnishings. The architectural assessment of the Park is a companion to the collections assessment by Nancy Odegaard of the Arizona State Museum and was made by Kathleen Hoeft and Gary Long, Long Hoeft Architects, with the assistance of John Marvin, Park Manager, and Larry Busby, Assistant Park Manager on 26-27 September 1991. The Riordan...


Rye Creek Ruin Arizona Site Steward File (1981)
DOCUMENT Full-Text J. S. Wood. Emil W. Haury. W. Kaemlein, Jr.. F. Olson. A. Olson.

This contains the Arizona Site Steward file for the Rye Creek Ruin site, located on Tonto National Forest land. The site is comprised of a masonry pueblo or compound with room and courtyard burials, as well as trash middens and a possible watchtower. The file consists of a cultural resources inventory form, Bureau of American Ethnology catalogue of manuscripts card, a copy of "A Report on Excavations at the Rye Creek Ruin," two hand drawn site maps, four maps of the site location, two Arizona...


Salvage Excavations in the New Yard at Yuma Territorial Prison State Historic Park, Yuma, Yuma County, Arizona (1999)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Karolyn Jackman Jensen. Margaret Glass. Catherine Johnson.

In 1993 Arizona State Parks received an Arizona Heritage Fund/State Historic Preservation Office grant to rebuild the historic wall that originally surrounded the New Yard at Yuma Territorial Prison State Historic Park(AZ X:6:90(ASM)). The project entailed removing a reconstructed adobe wall and replicating the original adobe wall, which was originally built by the prisoners in 1900. Although a previous archaeology survey noted that subsurface cultural remains may be present surface indications...


Stabilization at the Romero Ruin (AZ BB:9:1 [ASM]) (1993)
DOCUMENT Full-Text S. Adrian White.

In March and April 1993, a preservation/stabilization assessment plan was developed and subsequent stabilization of the Romero Ruin (AZ BB:9:1 [ASM]) was conducted by Soil Systems, Inc. (SSI) under contract to the Center for Desert Archaeology and Catalina State Park. The architectural recording forms were completed in conjunction with minimal excavation from April 5 through April 23. The actual stabilization occurred from May 3 through May 14. The Romero Ruin is a Hohokam site with an...


Yuma Wall Stabilization, Yuma Territorial State Prison, Arizona (1981)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Donald E. Surface.

The State Parks Board and department personnel have expressed the desirablility of developing a wall finish over the existing caliche material that could achieve the texture and color of the original white plaster used in the early 1900s. Previous work with cast-in-place concrete on a similar wall in the New Yard area was completed at a cost of $25.00 to $32.00 per square foot of wall face. A built-up roof frame was also considered in this report. Due to the natural appearance of the other...