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Archaeological Survey in Catalina State Park with a Focus on the Romero Ruin (1987)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Mark D. Elson. William H. Doelle.

Catalina State Park is situated approximately 22 km (14 miles) north of Tucson, Arizona. Within this beautiful and pristine desert area lie a large number of relatively undisturbed archaeological sites. The park has witnessed a long and varied history. Sometime after 5000 B.C. Archaic period hunters and gatherers first roamed through the park area in their search for game and edible plants. During the following Hohokam period the park area was intensively occupied. A wide range of sites are...


An Archaeological Survey in the Blackwater Area, Volume 2: Site Descriptions and Related Data (1994)
DOCUMENT Full-Text David A. Gregory. Diane L. Douglas.

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 Archaeological Survey of the Salt-Gila Aqueduct (1973)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Mark Grady.

The Bureau of Reclamation (Reclamation) directed the Arizona State Museum to conduct a cultural resources survey of the Salt-Gila (Fannin-McFarland) Aqueduct as part of its environmental assessment of the impacts of the proposed Central Arizona Project. Twenty-two archaeological sites and two major areas of cultural activity were identified during the survey. Of these sites, 19 were recommended for further investigation and 5 were suggested for clearance (not eligible for the NRHP). The...


Archaeological Test Excavations at Two Sites In the Vicinity of the Lake Pleasant Regional Park (1990)
DOCUMENT Full-Text SWCA, Inc., Environmental Consultants.

During the summer of 1988, archaeologists from Archaeological Consulting Services of Tempe, Arizona, conducted an archaeological survey of 220 acres in the vicinity of Lake Pleasant Regional Park located northwest of Phoenix. This survey was conducted in order to provide inventory and assessment of the cultural resources that might be affected by the proposed exchange of this parcel to the Maricopa County Water Conservation District by the Bureau of Reclamation. This survey resulted in the...


The Archaeological Test Excavations of Five Sites in the Lake Pleasant Regional Park (1989)
DOCUMENT Full-Text R. Thomas Euler.

During the summer of 1988, archaeologists from Archaeological Consulting Services of Tempe, Arizona, conducted an archaeological survey of seven miles of 250-foot wide road right-of-way in Lake Pleasant Regional Park located northwest of Phoenix. This survey was conducted in order to provide inventory and assessment of the cultural resources that might be affected by the construction of additional internal roads within the park boundary. This survey resulted in the identification of nine...


Archaeological Testing at the Romero Ruin: Part 2 (1993)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Deborah L. Swartz.

Limited archaeological testing was conducted at the Romero Ruin, AZ BB:9:1 (ASM), during the spring of 1993 by archaeologists from the Center for Desert Archaeology. The site is a large prehistoric Hohokam village with an overlying historic component, located in Catalina State Park approximately 10 miles north of Tucson, Arizona. The purpose of the testing program was threefold: 1) to expose archaeological features along the interpretive trail prior to the features' being stabilized, 2) to...


Archeological Investigations Along the Salt-Gila Aqueduct (1979)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Pat H. Stein.

In 1978, the Bureau of Reclamation (Reclamation) directed the Museum of Northern Arizona (MNA) to complete an intensive archaeological survey of the proposed alignment for the Salt-Gila Aqueduct, a feature of the Central Arizona Project. The survey area was 11,115 acres and included the 60 mile-long transmission line (with a typical width of 200 meters), three proposed utility line locations, one flood retention dike location, 11 possible spoil or realignment areas, and a subsidence well....


AZ AA:3:156 (ASM) Arizona Site Steward File (1986)
DOCUMENT Full-Text John Welch. John H. Madsen.

This is an Arizona Site Steward file that consists of the AZ AA:3:156 (ASM) site, located on State Trust land. The site is comprised of depressions, a pit house (alternatively described as a room block in various documents), artifact scatter, trash deposits, and a burial ground. The file consists of a Arizona State Museum archaeological survey form and five maps of the site location. The earliest dated document is from 1986.


The Bartlett Dam Project: Archaeological Test Excavations at Fourteen Sites in the Lower Verde Valley, Maricopa County, Arizona (1991)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Gregory R. Seymour. Mark C. Slaughter. WIlliam L. Deaver. Richard V. N. Ahlstrom.

This report documents the results of a testing program completed by SWCA, Inc. Environmental Consultants in August of 1990 in anticipation of the modification of Bartlett Dam. Modifications to the dam were planned as part of the Central Arizona Project's Regulatory Storage Division (Plan 6) and the Safety of Dams Project. During the month of April, 1990, archaeologists from Northland Research, Inc. conducted an archaeological survey of approximately 929 acres located on the Lower Verde River...


Cultural Resource Clearance Survey: Archaeological Survey for Boat Camp Improvements at Lake Havasu and Cattail Cove State Parks, Mohave County, Arizona (1993)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Laurene G. Montero.

This report presents the results of a Class III cultural resources survey of 41 areas along the east coast of Lake Havasu in Mohave County, Arizona. The survey areas are all on land owned by the United States Department of the Interior Bureau of Land Management (BLM), leased to the Arizona State Parks Board (ASPB). This survey was conducted to obtain cultural resources clearance for a project designed to develop new camp sites and improve existing campsites for boaters enjoying the resources of...


Deer Track I Arizona Site Steward File (1997)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Connie L. Stone.

This is an Arizona Site Steward file for the site Deer Track I, comprised of sherd and lithic scatter, which is located on Bureau of Land Management land. The file consists of a site data form and a map showing the site location. The earliest dated document is from 1997.


Deer Track II Arizona Site Steward File (1997)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Connie L. Stone.

This is an Arizona Site Steward file for the site Deer Track II which is located on Bureau of Land Management land. The site is comprised of a structure and artifact scatter. The file consists of a site data form; a map showing the site location; and photographs of the site, a mano, and metate and mano fragments. The earliest dated document is from 1997.


Final Report for Plan 6 Supplemental Cultural Resource Surveys (1985)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Margerie Green. R. W. Effland, Jr.. J. H. King.

This final report reflects a year of on-call Class III cultural resource surveys for Plan 6, the Regulatory Storage Division of the Central Arizona Project. Included are eight reports representing close to 6000 acres of survey performed in the vicinity of the planned New Waddell Dam by Archaeological Consulting Services for the Arizona Projects Office, U.S. Bureau of Reclamation. Because New Waddell Dam is designed to be rock filled, one of the focal points of the contract was to survey proposed...


Little Maggie May Arizona Site Steward File (1987)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Paul Stewart. J. S. Wood. Elaine Zamora.

This is an Arizona Site Steward file that consists of the Little Maggie May site, located on Tonto National Forest land. The site consists of multiple residential structures, sherd and lithic scatter, terracing, and possible trash deposits. The first file contains multiple copies of a site heritage inventory form, maps of the site location, hand drawn site maps, and a Forest Service archaeological and historical site inventory form. The second file contains a site data form, two maps of the...


Lower Stoddard Arizona Site Steward File (1999)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Brad Geech. Don Mather. Judi Myers. Judy Taylor.

This is an Arizona Site Steward file for the Lower Stoddard Site, comprised of a room block and sherd and lithic scatter, located on State Trust land. The file consts of a site data form, heritage inventory record, hand drawn site map, three color photographs of the site, and three color photographs of artifacts.


Miner's Knoll Arizona Site Steward File (1998)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Connie L. Stone.

This is an Arizona Site Steward file for the site Miner's Knoll, which is located on Bureau of Land Management land. The site is comprised of a locally available schist historic structure, a variety of can types, white glazed ceramic sherds, and fragments of glass in several colors. The file consists of the site data form, map of the site location, and two black and white photographs. The earliest dated document is from 1998.


Monument Hill Ruin Arizona Site Steward File (1992)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Jim McKie. David L. Taylor.

This is an Arizona Site Steward file for the Monument Hill Ruin, located on Prescott National Forest land. The site consists of multiple loci with two pueblos, a pit house hamlet, pictographs, sheet trash, a roasting pit, and associated artifacts. A historic fence runs through the prehistoric site. The file consists of a site data form, two site steward heritage inventory record forms, rock art photo logs, four pages of field notes, and 37 pages of pictograph drawings. The earliest dated...


Reymart Townsite Arizona Site Steward File (1988)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Connie Stone. Gibson.

This is an Arizona Site Steward file for the Reymart Townsite, comprised of the remnants of a mining town from circa 1890 to 1899, located on Bureau of Land Management land. Features include stone structures, walls, and platforms. The file consists of a site data form, cultural resource site record form, hand drawn site map, five maps showing the site location, and a site information sheet. The earliest dated document is from 1988.


The Roosevelt Community Development Study, Number 13, Volume 2: Meddler Point, Pyramid Point, and Griffin Wash Sites (1994)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Mark D. Elson. Deborah L. Swartz. Douglas B. Craig. Jeffrey J. Clark.

The Roosevelt Community Development Study (RCD) was one of three data recovery mitigative studies that the Bureau of Reclamation funded to investigate the prehistory of the Tonto Basin in the vicinity of Theodore Roosevelt Dam. The series of investigations constituted Reclamation's program for complying with historic preservation legislation as it applied to the raising and modification of Theodore Roosevelt Dam. Reclamation contracted with Desert Archaeology, Inc. to complete the research for...


The Roosevelt Community Development Study, Number 14, Volume 1: Stone and Shell Artifacts (1995)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Uploaded by: Alaina Harmon

The Roosevelt Community Development Study (RCD) involved the testing and excavation of 27 sites in the Lower Tonto Basin of central Arizona. This is one of three related data recovery projects undertaken in the Tonto Basin for the Bureau of Reclamation prior to the raising of the Roosevelt Lake dam. The results of the RCD project are presented in four Anthropological Papers of the Center for Desert Archaeology: Anthropological Papers No. 12 is the research design; Anthropological Papers No. 13...


Roosevelt Community Development Study-Center for Desert Archaeology
PROJECT Douglas Craig. Mark Elson. Deborah Swartz. USDI Bureau of Reclamation, Phoenix Area Office. William Doelle.

The Roosevelt Community Development Study (RCD) was one of three data recovery mitigative studies that the Bureau of Reclamation funded to investigate the prehistory of the Tonto Basin in the vicinity of Theodore Roosevelt Dam. The series of investigations constituted Reclamation's program for complying with historic preservation legislation as it applied to the raising and modification of Theodore Roosevelt Dam. Reclamation contracted with Desert Archaeology, Inc. to complete the research for...


The Salt River Pima-Maricopa Indian Community Class III Cultural Resources Survey, Maricopa County, Arizona (1991)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Deni J. Seymour.

Between March 11 and 21, 1991, SWCA, Inc., Environmental Consultants conducted a cultural resources survey of approximately 2,300 acres of Pima -Maricopa Indian Community Lands in Maricopa County, Arizona. The survey was conducted in order to locate and describe cultural remains within the project area that might be adversely affected by proposed development of the area in conjunction with the Central Arizona Project, Water Distribution Facilities. A total of 20 sites (AZ U:5:41 through AZ...


Seven Springs Pueblo Arizona Site Steward File (1997)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Scott Wood. L. B. H..

This is an Arizona Site Steward file for the Seven Springs Pueblo site, located on Tonto National Forest land. The site is comprised of several Early Classic Period Hohokam masonry habitations, as well as artifact scatter indicative of Post-Depression Euroamerican activity, possibly related to ranching or the CCC. Additional features include terracing, checkdams, sherd and lithic scatter, petroglyphs, rock piles, and a grinding feature. Artifacts include tooth powder, tobacco, and sardine cans,...


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...


Turkey Creek Pueblo East Arizona Site Steward File (1998)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Jim McKie.

This is an Arizona Site Steward file for the Turkey Creek Pueblo East site, comprised of schist masonry walls and sherd and lithic scatter, located on Prescott National Forest land. The file consists of a site data form and seven black and white photographs. The earliest dated document is from 1997.