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AR-03-12-03-197 Arizona Site Steward File (1987)

DOCUMENT [ID: 400829] Joseph S. Crary.

This is an Arizona Site Steward file for the sites AR-03-12-03-197, AR-03-12-03-198, AR-03-12-03-199, AR-03-12-03-200, and AR-03-12-03-227, located on Tonto National Forest land. These Hohokam sites include multiple rock shelters, a pit house village, bedrock grinding features, a field site, terraces, and checkdams. Sites may represent both Hohokam pot and gravity irrigation systems. The file consists of five heritage inventory forms and five preliminary inventory forms. The earliest dated...


Archaeological Site Mapping at Coal Mine Spring, Sonoita Creek State Natural Area (AZSP), April 2010 (2010)

DOCUMENT [ID: 399307] Jeremy Moss.

In April, 2010 a partnership between Sonoita Creek State Natural Area (SNA) and the National Park Service (Tumacacori National Historical Park) began when the manager of Sonoita Creek SNA, Jennifer Parks, approached me about conducting an archaeological survey of the new Coal Mine Spring addition north northwest of Lake Patagonia. The Coal Mine Spring area of Sonoita Creek State Natural Area had not been previously surveyed for archaeological sites. The total addition covers over 4,000 acres, so...


Archaeological Survey in Catalina State Park with a Focus on the Romero Ruin (1987)

DOCUMENT [ID: 399317] 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...


Archaeological Survey of Flood Damaged Roads in Homolovi Ruins State Park Navajo County, Arizona (1994)

DOCUMENT [ID: 399369] Laurene G. Montero.

This report presents the results of a Level III cultural resources survey of three roadways within Homolovi Ruins State Park. These dirt roads were damaged by storms and flooding of the Little Colorado River in the winter of 1993. Although the roads were previously surveyed as part of an intensive reconnaissance of the park by the Homolovi Research Program and no significant cultural resources were identified, additional survey was determined necessary to evaluate the flood damage and whether...


Archaeological Test Excavations at Two Sites In the Vicinity of the Lake Pleasant Regional Park (1990)

DOCUMENT [ID: 54125] 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 [ID: 56272] 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 [ID: 399318] 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...


Archaeological Testing of Site AZ EE:9:91, Patagonia Lake State Park, South-Central Arizona (1981)

DOCUMENT [ID: 399311] Kurt Dongoske.

On June 8 and 9, 1981, Richard Ervin, Annick George, and Kurt Dongoske of the Arizona State Museum, Cultural Resource Management Section, conducted archaeological testing at AZ EE:9:91 (ASH). This work was done under contract with the Arizona State Parks (P.O. #S-81-02). Testing of AZ EE:9:91 was carried out to better determine the nature and extent of the site, and to aid in determining what impacts proposed campground development might have upon the site. The site is at an elevation of...


An Archeological Survey of the Gila River Farms Expansion, Pinal County, Arizona (1987)

DOCUMENT [ID: 53338] Mary Sullivan. Monique Sawyer-Lang. Richard W. Effland, Jr.. Margerie Green.

An archaeological clearance survey of the proposed Gila River Farms Expansion area was undertaken by Archaeological Consulting Services, Ltd. (ACS). This survey was performed in accordance with the provisions and regulations of the National Historic Preservation Act in order to locate, identify, and assess cultural resources that might be adversely impacted when the Gila River Indian Community (GRIC) begins to utilize this land for agriculture. A total of four sites, four artifact scatters, and...


The Bartlett Dam Project: Archaeological Test Excavations at Fourteen Sites in the Lower Verde Valley, Maricopa County, Arizona (1991)

DOCUMENT [ID: 77221] 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 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 [ID: 399336] 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...


Near-The-Road Arizona Site Steward Inventory (1997)

DOCUMENT [ID: 399476] Connie L. Stone. Hackbarth. Macnider.

This is an Arizona Site Steward file that consists of the site Near-the-Road, comprised of a granite structure and sherd and lithic scatter, located on Bureau of Land Management land. The site is associated with the Yavapai. The file consists of a site data form, two maps of the site location, color photograph of the structure, Arizona Bureau of Land Management cultural resource site record, and a hand drawn site map. The earliest dated document is from 1987.


Red Rock Canyon Arizona Site Steward File (1989)

DOCUMENT [ID: 400982] Craig Weaver. L. Finchum. James P. Holmlund. Henry D. Wallace.

This is an Arizona Site Steward file for the Red Rock Canyon sites, comprised of petroglyphs, pictographs, a rock shelter, and artifact scatter, located on Bureau of Land Management land. The file consists of a site data form, cultural resource vandalism report form, a site steward patrol report form, two pages with sketches of graffiti, six Arizona State Museum archaeological survey forms, and a map of the site location. The earliest dated document is from 1988.


The Roosevelt Community Development Study, Number 14, Volume 1: Stone and Shell Artifacts (1995)

DOCUMENT [ID: 405610] 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 [ID: 378202] 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...


Settlement, Subsistence, and Specialization In the Northern Periphery: The Waddell Project. Vols. 1 and 2 (1989)

DOCUMENT [ID: 77111] Uploaded by: system user

Under the sponsorship of the Bureau of Reclamation, the New Waddell Dam Borrow Areas Mitigative Data Recovery Project, more simply known as the Waddell Project, performed data recovery at 17 sites in the vicinity of Lake Pleasant, Arizona. Supplemental surveys conducted under the same contract added two sites to the inventory slated for investigation. The project area, composed of multiple survey areas, was spread across two drainages, the Agua Fria and New River, in what is considered the...


Smith Hilltop Site Arizona Site Steward File (1999)

DOCUMENT [ID: 400788] Jim McKie.

This is an Arizona Site Steward file for the Smith Hilltop Site, located Prescott National Forest land. The site is comprised of room blocks surrounded by stacked rock walls on a hilltop. The file consists of a site data form, Museum of Northern Arizona archaeological survey form, a site steward heritage inventory record form, a hand drawn site map, a hand drawn map of the site location, and five black and white photographs.

Arizona State University The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation National Science Foundation National Endowment for the Humanities Society for American Archaeology Archaeological Institute of America