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During 1959, the University of Utah conducted two excavation programs in the Glen Canyon area: 1) at the Coombs site, at Boulder, Utah (Lister, 1959, 1960). and 2) at a number of sites in the Glen Canyon reservoir area proper. This report presents the results of the latter program. The work was part of the Upper Colorado River Basin Archeological Salvage Project, sponsored by the National Park Service. The history of this project has been summarized in another paper in this series (Jennings...
1974 Excavations at Fort Larned National Historic Site Kansas (1975)
This resource contains an extensive field report of excavations carried out by the University of Colorado in twelve different localities at Ft. Larned National Historic Site during June and July, 1974. The field party of thirteen individuals was under the direction of Douglas D. Scott. Tested and excavated areas and structures are specified under an amendment to provisions of National Park Service Contract X-2000-3-0083. Following the descriptive section on the excavation is a discussion of...
The 1983 Archaeological Investigations at the Ray House, Wilson's Creek National Battlefield, Missouri (1992)
The historic Ray House was an integral part of the Civil War Battle of Wilson's Creek in southwestern Missouri and served as the Confederate field hospital during the conflict. In order to facilitate the restoration of the structure for service as an interpretative facility for the battle, archeological excavations were undertaken during December, 1983. Deposition of refuse, principally under the piered portions of the House, appears to have been random. Furthermore, archeological investigation...
1988 Archeological Investigations at Fort Union Trading Post National Historic Site (32WI17), Montana-North Dakota: Block 20 Report (2003)
Located near the confluence of the Missouri and Yellowstone rivers in North Dakota, Fort Union was an important fur trading post during the 19th century. During the 1980s, the fort was the subject of a multi-year historical archaeology project conducted by the U.S, Department of the Interior, National Park Service (NPS), The project was conducted by the Midwestern Archaeological Center (MW AC), NPS, in response to proposed reconstruction of the trading post as a National Historical Site. In...
625 Broadway Historic Archaeological Site, Albany, NY
Phase III data recovery at various contexts ranging from a 17th-c. trader's hut to 19th-c. industrial and commercial contexts at 625 Broadway, Albany, NY, in advance of the construction of the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation headquarters. Topics covered in the analysis include 17th-c. colonial trade and contact, production of wampum, evidence of a city-wide fire in 1797, a dump of painted pearlware from about 1797, analysis of the early 19th-c. Albany Female Academy,...
American Recovery and Reinvestment Act 2009 Section 110 Compliance Report for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District, NHPA, Cultural Resources Investigations, Technical Report No. 4 (Volume 2), Archaeological Site Examinations Conducted for 26 Sites at the Birch Hill Dam Reservoir Area in the Towns of Royalston, Templeton, and Winchendon, Worcester County, Massachusetts -- Appendices (2011)
Appendices to Archeological Site Examinations Conducted for 26 Sites at the Birch Hill Dam Reservoir Area in the Towns of Royalston, Templeton and Winchendon, Worcester County, Massachusetts. See report at : http://core.tdar.org/document/425590/section-110-compliance-report-for-the-us-army-corps-of-engineers-new-england-district At the request of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, St. Louis District (Corps), John Milner Associates, Inc., (JMA) conducted National Historic Preservation Act...
Amistad National Recreation Area, Del Rio, Texas American Indian Tribal Affiliation Study Phase I: Ethnohistoric Literature Review (2002)
This document presents the results of an archival study focusing on the native groups that have or may have historical ties to the lands of the Amistad National Recreation Area (Amistad NRA). Its purpose is to identify those groups who may have affiliations with these lands for the National Park Service in order that park planners can solicit input from modern Native Americans. However, the document has potential utility for other federal and state agencies. Two of these agencies are the Federal...
AMS RADIOCARBON DATES ON PAPER FROM A MANUSCRIPT (2012)
Fragments from two different pages from the middle and end of the scroll of an ancient manuscript were submitted for AMS radiocarbon dating to establish a date by which the paper was made, and therefore, the earliest date possible for this manuscript.
Analysis of Historic Artifacts and Faunal Material From Yuma Territorial Prison State Historic Park (1999)
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...
Analysis of the Artefacts of the Ice Man of Hauslabjoch (1994)
This unpublished report describes an examination of artifacts assoicated with the "Ice Man." Artefacts associated with the mummified remains of the "Ice Man" now familiarly known as Otzi, were examined in November 1993 at the Romisch-Germanischen Zenrtalmuseum (Romano-German Central Museum, RGZM) in Maniz, Germany. Optical microscopy and simple chemical screening were used to detect the presence of organic use-residues. Approximately 70 hours of microscopic examination were carried out in...
Approaches to the archaeology of value (2017)
The value of material goods, be it economic, social, spiritual or otherwise, is a key factor in their manufacture, acquisition, use and discard. While changeable, value mediates every phase of the object’s life cycle. It changes over time and amongst subcultures. The consideration of value is fundamental to archaeological interpretation, and yet archaeological theories of value have only recently attracted attention. This is in part a reflection of a broader reconsideration of value across the...
Archaeological Excavations for the Jenkins House Site (46CB41) 2002-2003
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 Features, Sheridan Hollow Parking Facility Historic Archaeological Site, Albany, NY (2005)
Photographs of archaeological features associated with residences at 112, 114, and 116 Sheridan Avenue, Albany, NY, excavated for the Sheridan Hollow Parking Facility Historic Archaeological Site.
Archaeological Investigations at Antelope House (1986)
Reported in this volume are excavations at Antelope House, Canyon de Chelly National Monument, Arizona. The project, under the direction of the senior author and financed by the National Park Service, spanned the field seasons of 1970 through 1973. Our report proceeds from a general discussion of our excavation goals and other background material to a detailed discussion of the architecture of the site and the internal site chronology derived from this study. Sections of the report dealing with...
An Archaeological Survey in the Blackwater Area, Volume 2: Site Descriptions and Related Data (1994)
The Bureau of Reclamation (Reclamation), United States Department of the Interior, was in the initial stages of the Water Management Project designed to bring Central Arizona Project water to the Gila River Indian Community (GRIC). Under terms of a contract signed in 1992 with the GRIC, facilities designed and constructed by Reclamation would deliver 173,000 acre-feet of water annually onto the reservation. Federal law mandates consideration of potential impacts of such projects upon cultural...
An archaeology of colonial consumption: Sydney trade and material culture, 1788–1901
This is the project archive of an ARC Discovery grant conducted between 2014 and 2018 that explored Sydney’s history as a colonial marketplace at the height of the British empire. It employed emerging digital technologies and pioneering new methods to explore the cost, quality and value of archaeological relics found across Sydney, and underwrite new transnational histories of empire, commerce and consumer culture.
Archeological Investigations of the 1874 Cavalry Barracks, Fort Laramie National Historic Site, Wyoming (1992)
The Fort Laramie Cavalry Barracks was constructed in 1874 and continuously occupied until the National Park Service began interpretation of its history. A restoration effort required mitigative excavations in the building's interior and along the west side. Over 5,000 artifacts were recovered that physically document the changing uses of the building through time. Several features were identified that relate to the use of the site since at least the early 1860s. The foundations of a structure...
Artifact Catalog, Archaeological Excavations for the Jenkins House Site (46CB41) 2002-2003 (2018)
U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE), Huntington District archaeological collections were sent to the Veterans Curation Program’s (VCP) Alexandria laboratory in April 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 New South Associates (NSA) headquartered in Stone Mountain, Georgia. During the course of this project, the VCP was successively staffed...
Artifact Database, Field School at Sites 12G9 and 12G10 1975-1976 (2012)
This is the artifact database for the 'Field School at Sites 12G9 and 12G10 1975-1976' collection, stored at the Applied Archaeology Laboratories, Ball State University, Indiana.
Artifact Inventory Sheets, Site 44CE0031, Fort A. P. Hill (1982)
This file includes hand written specimen finds and artifact inventory sheets from investigations at 44CE0031.
Artifact Inventory, 18MOX113, National Naval Medical Center (2007)
This record contains an artifact inventory for 18MOX113, identified during Phase I Investigations, National Naval Medical Center (NNMC), Washington D.C.
Artifact Inventory, 625 Broadway Historic Archaeological Site, Albany, NY (2001)
Artifact inventory for Phase III at 625 Broadway site, Albany, NY.
Artifact Inventory, Sheridan Hollow Parking Facility Historic Archaeological Site, Albany, NY (2005)
Artifact inventory for Phase III at Sheridan Hollow site, Albany, NY.
Artifact Inventory, Site 44CE0551, Fort A.P. Hill (2008)
Artifact Inventory from Phase II Excavations at Site 44CE0551, Fort A.P. Hill, Virginia.
Artifact Inventory, SUCF Parking Facility Archaeological Site, Albany, NY (2001)
Artifact inventory for the SUCF Parking Garage site, Albany, NY.