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Archaeological Monitoring and Surface Collection at Two Sites in Tonto Natural Bridge State Park, Gila County, Arizona (1991)
DOCUMENT Full-Text JoAnn E. Kisselburg. Kim Adams. Walter Punzmann. Barbara S. Macnider.

Archaeological Consulting Services, Ltd. (ACS) monitored blading and trenching activities in the Tonto Natural Bridge State Park. The monitoring, which included surface artifact collection, was conducted to mitigate the impacts to cultural resources by the construction of a parking lot and the installation of underground utility lines. The work was completed under archaeological permit 91-18 issued by the Arizona state Museum. This survey identified a moderately dense lithic scatter in the...


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....


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...


Canoa Ranch Arizona Site Steward File (2004)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Ann Marie Wolf. E. Huber. M. C. Thurtle. R. P. Jones.

This is an Arizona Site Steward file for the Canoa Ranch group of 11 archaeological sites located on Pima County land. The sites are comprised of habitation areas; agricultural features, including rock alignments to mark fields and control water flow; and lithic and sherd scatter. One historic surveyor's cairn is found within the area. The file consists of an Arizona Site Steward Program OPS form and 11 Arizona State Museum archaeological site cards.


Casa de Piedras Arizona Site Steward File (1989)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Brian W. Kenny. John H. Madsen. W. W. Wasley. Shelley Rasmussen. D. M. Fournier.

This is an Arizona Site Steward file for Casa de Piedras, located on State Trust land. The site is comprised of a Hohokam masonry compound, artifact scatter, and possible cremation. However, this file also contains information for sites throughout the Beardsley Canal Recharge Project area and in the Calderwood District. The metadata reflects the Casa de Piedras site specific documents. The file consists of a site steward program resource nomination form, site map, letter regarding Calderwood...


Cultural Resources Survey of a Portion of Dead Horse Ranch State Park, and a Proposed Alignment for a New Access Road in Yavapai County, Arizona (1991)
DOCUMENT Full-Text M. Zyniecki. Thomas N. Motsinger.

An archaeological survey of a portion of Dead Horse Ranch State Park, Yavapai County, Arizona, was completed for the Arizona Department of Transportation and Arizona State Parks by SWCA, Inc., Environmental Consultants, under contract to Entranco Engineers, Inc., in July 1990. The project was undertaken for a proposed new access road to the park and a bridge across the Verde River as well as for proposed improvements within the park. Sites AZ N:4:18 (ASM) and AZ N:4:31 (ASM) had been formally...


Falso Hueco Arizona Site Steward File (2011)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Jo Ann Weldon. S. Arazi-Coambs.

This is an Arizona Site Steward file for Falso Hueco, comprised of a basalt field house and midden, located on State Trust land. The file consists of an Arizona Site Stewards Program new site form, site map, and Arizona State Museum archaeological site card. The earliest dated document is from 2011.


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...


Gisela Pueblo 581 Arizona Site Steward File (2003)
DOCUMENT Full-Text J. S. Wood.

This is an Arizona Site Steward File for the Gisela Pueblo 581 site, comprised of a multi-room structure, artifact scatter, and roasting pit, located on Tonto National Forest land. The file consists of a cultural resources preliminary inventory form. The earliest dated document is from 1983.


Hidden Hills Area Arizona Site Steward File (1994)
DOCUMENT Full-Text John M. Herron.

This is an Arizona Site Steward file for the Hidden Hills Area, comprised of the sites of Casa Blanca and Castle Di, located on Bureau of Land Management land. These sites contain C-shaped pueblos, a white limestone rock alignment, and artifact scatter. The file consists of a site data form, page of extra information on the Hidden Hill sites, and a Bureau of Land Management Arizona State Office cultural resource site record for each of the two sites. The earliest dated document is from 1994.


Howard Ruin Arizona Site Steward File (1975)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Steve Fuller. William Gibson.

This is an Arizona Site Steward file for the Howard Ruin site, located on Tonto National Forest land. The site is comprised of a Hohokam room block or pueblo with outlying compound, artifact scatter, burial pits, trash deposit, and a roasting pit. The file consists of a heritage inventory form, hand drawn site maps, maps of the site location, a page of notes, a Forest Service Archaeological and Historical Site Inventory form, and two Central Arizona Water Control Study site descriptions. The...


Nueva Roca Pueblo Arizona Site Steward File (2011)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Jo Ann Weldon. S. Arazi-Coambs.

This is an Arizona Site Steward file for the Nueva Roca Pueblo, comprised of a basalt room block with associated artifacts, kiva, and depressions, located on State Trust land. The file consists of a site data form, two site maps, and an Arizona State Museum archaeological site card. The earliest dated document is from 2011.


Oak Draw Archeological District Arizona Site Steward File (1992)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Jim McDonald. Valli S. Powell. Patricia Gilman. M. M. Farrell. P. Spoerl. G. Riggs. P. Gilman.

This is an Arizona Site Steward file for the Oak Draw Archeological District, located on Coronado National Forest land. The district is comprised of 14 prehistoric artifact scatter and pit structure sites. Artifacts are primarily associated with the Mogollon and Hohokam. The file consists of a site data form, National Register of Historic Places registration form, seven black and white photographs, maps of the district location, site maps, and 14 archaeological and historical site inventory...


Olson Survey Arizona Site Steward File (1954)
DOCUMENT Full-Text F. Olson. A. Olson.

This is an Arizona Site Steward file for an Olson Survey site, comprised of a cave with artifact scatter, located on Tonto National Forest land. The file consists of an archeological and historical site inventory form, hand drawn map of the site location, and printed map of the site location. The earliest dated document is from 1954.


Ray Townsend 2 Arizona Site Steward File (1988)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Con Bergland. Dawn Bergland.

This is an Arizona Site Steward file for the site Ray Townsend 2, comprised of rock-ringed circular clearings, petroglyphs, a reservoir, and a mano, located on Bureau of Land Management land. The file consists of a cultural resource site record form and scale drawing of the circular stone features. The earliest dated document is from 1986.


Results of Archaeological Testing at the Proposed New Lagoon Site/Borrow Pit in Dead Horse Ranch State Park Yavapai County, Arizona (1991)
DOCUMENT Full-Text M. Zyniecki.

An archaeological testing program was conducted at the proposed new lagoon site/borrow pit in Dead Horse Ranch State Park. The project was undertaken by SWCA, Inc., Environmental Consultants, under contract to Entranco Engineers, Inc. and was sponsored by the Arizona Department of Transportation and Arizona State Parks. The area tested was 33,910 m² (8.4 ac.). Twenty-eight systematically located backhoe trenches and two judgmentally placed backhoe trenches were excavated. Sixteen artifacts were...


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...