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625 Broadway Historic Archaeological Site, Albany, NY
PROJECT Uploaded by: Justin DiVirgilio

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,...


Archaeological Features, Sheridan Hollow Parking Facility Historic Archaeological Site, Albany, NY (2005)
IMAGE Hartgen Archeological Associates, Inc..

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.


Archaeoparasitology of Sheridan Hollow Features: Evaluation of Function and Pathogen Contamination (2005)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Karl Reinhard.

Microscopic analysis of parasitological archaeological remains from several features at the Sheridan Hollow Parking Facility site. Reinhard's report was included as an appendix to the Phase III data recovery report. The analysis covered 10 features at the site and found a variety of human-borne parasites. This study provides a comparative example to other similar studies elsewhere in Albany.


Artifact Inventory, 625 Broadway Historic Archaeological Site, Albany, NY (2001)
DATASET Hartgen Archeological Associates, Inc..

Artifact inventory for Phase III at 625 Broadway site, Albany, NY.


Artifact Inventory, Sheridan Hollow Parking Facility Historic Archaeological Site, Albany, NY (2005)
DATASET Hartgen Archeological Associates, Inc..

Artifact inventory for Phase III at Sheridan Hollow site, Albany, NY.


Artifact Inventory, SUCF Parking Facility Archaeological Site, Albany, NY (2001)
DATASET Hartgen Archeological Associates, Inc..

Artifact inventory for the SUCF Parking Garage site, Albany, NY.


At the River's Edge: Two-Hundred-Fifty Years of Albany History: Data Retrieval, SUCF Parking Structure, Maiden Lane, Albany, NY. (2002)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Hartgen Archeological Associates, Inc..

Report of Phase III data retrieval at the SUCF 600 historic archaeological site, including subconsultant reports and artifact inventory. The report is broken up into chapters pertaining to particular elements of the block-wide site.


Australian Journal of Historical Archaeology Volume 01
PROJECT Uploaded by: Penny Crook

Archive of papers from Volume 1 of the Australian Journal of Historical Archaeology, published by the Australian Society for Historical Society (ASHA) in 1983.


Data Retrieval Investigation, Sheridan Hollow Parking Facility Historic Archeological Site, Albany, New York
PROJECT Uploaded by: Justin DiVirgilio

From 2003 to 2005, Hartgen Archeological Associates, Inc. conducted a series of archeological investigations in advance of the construction of a parking facility in the Sheridan Hollow neighborhood of Albany, New York. The archeological examination, required by Section 14.09 of the New York State Historic Preservation Act, focused on two urban residential lots on Sheridan Avenue, occupied about 1840-1920. For most of the 19th century, the neighborhood was occupied by Irish immigrants and...


Data Retrieval, SUCF Parking Structure, Maiden Lane, Albany, New York.
PROJECT Uploaded by: Justin DiVirgilio

Hartgen conducted a Phase III data retrieval for the construction of a 600-car parking garage by the State University Construction Fund. The data retrieval focused on a city block along Albany's colonial waterfront. Archaeologists analyzed the remains of several late 18th to mid 19th-century residences and businesses built over landfill along the Hudson River. Beneath this were evidence of colonial land reclamation consisting of timber bulkheads and ricking, as well as the stockade which...


An Examination Of Sanitation And Hygiene Habit Artifacts Found aboard Vasa: Health, Sanitation, and Life At Sea In Seventeenth-Century Sweden (2016)
DOCUMENT Citation Only Nathaniel R King.

Vasa was a 64-gun Swedish warship in the service of King Gustav II Adolf .  The vessel sank on its maiden voyage in 1628, taking at least 16 of the approximately 150 persons on board to the depths of Stockholm Harbor (Vasamuseet 2013; Vasa I 2006:36-55).  Amongst the cannon, figureheads, and skeletons are a collection of artifacts that can tell us how the crew lived, not just while aboard Vasa, but also ashore.  These artifacts include chamber pots, glass bottles, and other assorted health and...


The Excavation of a Brick Barrel-drain at Parramatta, N.S.W. (1983)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Edward Higginbotham.

One of the most important contributions that can be made by historical archaeology is to throw light on aspects of the past neglected by most historians. Drains, for instance, have tended to be ignored by traditional scholarship. Yet the development of drainage systems of one sort or another was extremely important to the occupants of Australia's towns and cities during the 19th century. In the following paper Edward Higginbotham, a consultant archaeologist in Sydney, discusses his excavation of...


Feature Photographs from the SUCF Parking Garage site, Albany, NY (2001)
IMAGE Hartgen Archeological Associates, Inc..

Photographs of features from the SUCF site, Albany, NY. Features from the site were the subject of several written articles and chapters in edited books. Citations are available in the parent project resource.


On the Outside Looking In: Four Centuries of Change at 625 Broadway, Archeology at the DEC Headquarters, 625 Broadway, Albany, New York. (2002)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Hartgen Archeological Associates, Inc..

Report of Phase III Data Recovery at the 625 Broadway Historic Archaeological Site. Includes all appendices and artifact inventory. Report broken out into 12 chapters covering various aspects of the site.


Phase II/III Archeological Investigation, 184-186 Sheridan Avenue and 203-209 Sheridan Avenue Historic Sites, Albany, NY
PROJECT Uploaded by: Justin DiVirgilio

Report detailing the results of a Phase II site evaluation and Phase III data retrieval of two historic sites on Sheridan Avenue in Albany, NY. The research focuses on the c.1870-1930 use of two privies behind the houses in a neighborhood known in the 19th century as Sheridan Hollow, which was largely occupied by Irish immigrants and Irish-American families. The privy at the 203-209 Sheridan site was likely used by a grocery and saloon located at the corner at 203 Sheridan Avenue.


Phase II/III Archeological Investigation, 184-186 Sheridan Avenue and 203-209 Sheridan Avenue Historic Sites, Albany, NY (2014)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Hartgen Archeological Associates, Inc..

Report detailing the results of a Phase II site evaluation and Phase III data retrieval of two historic sites on Sheridan Avenue in Albany, NY. The research focuses on the c.1870-1930 use of two privies behind the houses in a neighborhood known in the 19th century as Sheridan Hollow, which was largely occupied by Irish immigrants and Irish-American families. The privy at the 203-209 Sheridan site was likely used by a grocery and saloon located at the corner at 203 Sheridan Avenue.


Privy Photographs from the 625 Broadway Archaeological Site, Albany, NY (2002)
IMAGE Hartgen Archeological Associates, Inc..

Photographs of several privies from about 1740-1880 at the 625 Broadway Archaeological Site, Albany, NY


Site Photographs and Figures, SUCF 600 Car Parking Facility Historic Archaeological Site, Albany, NY (1999)
IMAGE Hartgen Archeological Associates, Inc..

Photographs of the site taken from a hydraulic lift. Includes site map as well.


Under­standing Rural and Urban Privy Vaults: An Overview of their Utilization and Morphological Transformation Through Time. (2016)
DOCUMENT Citation Only Patrick Durst. Dwayne Scheid.

Until the advent and widespread adoption of modern plumbing, the privy vault played nearly as important a role to permanent occupation as would a sustainable water source. This paper will examine the various construction methods employed while investigating the rationale behind changes in morphology. Special focus will be given to privies within the urban setting of turn of the century East St. Louis, Illinois and comparisons will be made between privy vaults found in various St. Louis, Missouri...


"A Very Working-Class Neighborhood": Nineteenth-Century Archeology in Sheridan Hollow, Data Retrieval Investigation, Sheridan Hollow Parking Facility, City of Albany, Albany County, New York (2005)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Tracy Miller. Justin DiVirgilio. Walter Wheeler.

Phase III Data Retrieval Report, including macrobotanical, faunal, and parasitic analyses; inventory of artifacts; figures; and site forms. The site consists of features and deposits associated with the urban residential occupation of Sheridan Hollow spanning from c. 1840-1920. Throughout most of the 19th century, the site was populated principally by Irish immigrants and first-generation Irish-Americans. The site components include the architectural remains of two rowhouses, seven privy vaults,...


Wooden Structure Photographs, SUCF Parking Facility Archaeological Site, Albany, NY (2001)
IMAGE Hartgen Archeological Associates, Inc..

Photographs of wooden structures, including cribbing, ricking, wharves, and stockades, from the SUCF Parking Facility site, Albany, NY. Elements of the site were featured in an article from Historical Archaeology. McDonald, Molly R. 2011. Whatves and Waterfront Retaining Strucctures as Vernacular Architecture. Historical Archaeology 45 (2):42-68.