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Analysis of Historic Artifacts and Faunal Material From Yuma Territorial Prison State Historic Park (1999)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Karolyn Jackman Jensen. Margaret Glass.

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...


Archaeological Investigations: Arizona Nuclear Power Project, Salt River Project, Bureau of Land Management and Private Lands, Maricopa County, Arizona: Final Report for Archaeological Investigations at NA15,137 and NA15,142: Two Sites Along the Palo Verde to Westwing Transmission System (1979)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Ronald K. Yablon.

The Museum of Northern Arizona conducted archaeological investigations at two sites along the Palo Verde to Westwing Transmission System, northwest of Phoenix, Arizona. NA15,137 is an extensive Hohokam sherd and lithic scatter dating to the late Colonial and Sedentary Periods. The remains indicate a seasonal occupation with an agricultural subsistence base. NA15,142 is the remains of a late 1920s to early 1930s homestead. Recovered material and archival research confirm these dates. Apparently...


An Archaeological Survey of the Proposed Thunderstone Training Center, Mesa, Maricopa County, Arizona (1993)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Walter R. Punzmann.

Archaeological Consulting Services, Ltd. conducted a cultural resource survey of a proposed Salt River Project (SRP) training center at the request of Dr. Judy Brunson of SRP. The survey was performed to provide an inventory and assessment of the cultural resources that might be affected by the proposed construction. Two relatively recent sites consisting of several discrete surficial trash dumps were identified. Both sites are not considered to be significant.


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...


An Archeological Survey of the Gila River Farms Expansion, Pinal County, Arizona (1987)
DOCUMENT Full-Text 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 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...


Brookville Reservoir Survey 1991-1992
PROJECT US Army Corps of Engineers, Louisville District. US Army Corps of Engineers Mandatory Center of Expertise for the Curation and Management of Archaeological Collections, St. Louis District.

An archaeological investigation of Brookville Reservoir was led by Beth Kolbe of Applied Archaeology Laboratories, Ball State University during 1991 and 1992. Brookville Reservoir spans Franklin and Union counties and is located along the east fork of the Whitewater River in the Whitewater drainage. Archaeological investigation of the Brookville Reservoir were performed to evaluate the nature and significance of sites in the area, determine how sites were being impacted by shoreline erosion,...


Ceramic Artifact Photographs, Brookville Reservoir Survey 1991-1992 (2012)
IMAGE Veterans Curation Program.

Photographs of ceramic artifacts collected during the archaeological reconnaissance of the proposed Brookville Reservoir area in Franklin and Union Counties, Indiana.


Data Recovery at Four Sites in Dead Horse Ranch State Park, Yavapai County, Arizona (1996)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Karolyn Jackman Jensen. Barbara S. MacNider. Mac McDonnell. Jerryll Moreno. John Rapp. Teresa L. Hoffman.

A data recovery program was completed at four archaeological sites (AZ N:4:37 [NA 25,511], N:4:65 [NA 25,512], N:4:66 [NA 25,513], and N:4:68(ASM) [NA 25,514]) by Archaeological Consulting Services, Ltd. (ACS) for the Phase 3 Roadway Improvement Project (North Campground Facilities) at Dead Horse Ranch State Park (Park) (Figure 1.1). This program represents the last of a series of mitigation actions conducted for an undertaking sponsored by the Arizona Department of Transportation (ADOT) and...


The History and Archaeology of Nine Historic Sites on the Fort McDowell Indian Reservation: An Overview (1985)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Pat H. Stein.

The Fort McDowell Indian Reservation is rich in historic and prehistoric archaeological resources. Systematic surface searches have located and recorded over 100 archaeological sites within the 40 square mile reservation. Such sites show that many groups have used the area, including the prehistoric Hohokam, the Yavapai, Anglo-Americans, and Mexican-Americans. Prior to 1984, however, only four sites at Fort McDowell had been excavated or tested. Two of the sites were prehistoric, consisting of...


Monitoring of the Construction of the El Paso Natural Gas Pipeline Between Guadalupe Road and the Gila River Indian Community, Maricopa County, Arizona (1990)
DOCUMENT Full-Text JoAnn E. Kisselburg. Sarah L. Horton.

Archaeological Consulting Services, Ltd. (ACS) monitored the excavation of an 11.73 mi (18.88 km) long trench for the El Paso Natural Gas (EPNG) pipeline in the cities of Mesa, Tempe, and Chandler. Archaeological monitoring was recommended because of the likelihood of crosscutting prehistoric irrigation canals and the close proximity of Alta Vista, a prehistoric Hohokam habitation site (AZ U:9:48 (ASM)). The monitoring was conducted in order to document these cultural resources when they became...


A Plan for the Management of Archaeological Sites in the Tempe Papago Park Area (1988)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Arizona State University (ASU).

Papago Park in the City of Tempe extends from Tempe Butte northward across the Salt River bed into the southern portion of the Papago hills. The archaeological sites in the park are relatively small, but they represent both the Indian and Anglo occupation of the Salt River Valley, and span more than one thousand years of history (A.D. 800 to late 1800s and early 1900s). Excavations at two of the sites have produced artifacts dating to a) the prehistoric Indian period, b) the early historic...


Recovery of Additional Information from the Gila River Farm Expansion Area (1988)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Monique Sawyer-Lang. Richard W. Effland, Jr..

As a result of a cultural resource investigation of the Gila River Farms expansion area conducted by Archaeological Consulting Services Ltd. (ACS), a number of significant cultural resources were identified within the project area. Of particular interest was cultural material associated with the World War II Japanese-American internment camp of Camp Rivers. This camp was used between May, 1942 and November 1945 and housed approximately 12.000 Japanese and Nisei (Japanese-Americans born and...


Salvage Excavations in the New Yard at Yuma Territorial Prison State Historic Park, Yuma, Yuma County, Arizona (1999)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Karolyn Jackman Jensen. Margaret Glass. Catherine Johnson.

In 1993 Arizona State Parks received an Arizona Heritage Fund/State Historic Preservation Office grant to rebuild the historic wall that originally surrounded the New Yard at Yuma Territorial Prison State Historic Park(AZ X:6:90(ASM)). The project entailed removing a reconstructed adobe wall and replicating the original adobe wall, which was originally built by the prisoners in 1900. Although a previous archaeology survey noted that subsurface cultural remains may be present surface indications...