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Additional Archaeological Testing at Site AZ EE:9:91, Patagonia Lake State Park, Southern Arizona (1981)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Jon S. Czaplicki.

Archaeological testing was conducted at site AZ EE:9:91 at Patagonia Lake State Park from 28 through 30 October 1981. This work, done under contract to Arizona State Parks under Arizona State Museum {ASM) permit 81-23, was to supplement similar investigation carried out by ASH personnel at AZ EE:9:91 on 8 and 9 June 1981. The testing crew consisted of Annick George, Carol McCarthy, James Mayberry, and Jon S. Czaplicki. Earlier testing involved backhoe excavation of four trenches to determine...


Archaeological Data Recovery for Tonto Natural Bridge State Park Design of Access Roads: Preliminary Summary of Findings (1994)
DOCUMENT Full-Text J. Simon Bruder.

The Arizona Department of Transportation (ADOT) is planning to undertake construction associated with the design of access roads and parking areas for the Tonto Natural Bridge State Park. Areas where ground disturbance will occur include (1) existing and new roads and parking areas within the park; (2) the access road across the Tonto National Forest, which will be upgraded, and (3) an area south of the Forest access road where a stock tank will be installed. Five archaeological sites that...


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 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...


Bean Patch Arizona Site Steward File (1991)
DOCUMENT Full-Text W. J. Beeson. R. B. Woodbury.

This is an Arizona Site Steward file for the Bean Patch site, comprised of multiple pueblos, pit houses and possible pit houses, artifact scatter, trash middens, and a great kiva, located on Archaeological Conservancy land. The file consists of 20 Arizona State Museum archaeological survey forms. The earliest dated document is from 1956.


Cottonwood Box Ruin Arizona Site Steward File (1983)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Wood. McAllister.

This is an Arizona Site Steward file that consists of the Cottonwood Box Ruin which is located on Tonto National Forest land. The site is comprised of a masonry room block with artifact scatter and possible terracing and checkdams. The file consists of a heritage inventory form, unlabeled form, two hand drawn site maps, an artifact collection record form, cultural resources inventory form, and a map of the site location. The earliest dated document is from 1983.


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...


Homolovi IV Eathquake/Rock Fall Damage (2003)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Uploaded by: Brittany Clark

On November 23, 2003 Doug Gann, an archaeologist who had worked with the Arizona State Museum Homolovi Project reported to the Homolovi Ruins State Park staff an incident at Homolovi IV on the west side where a large sandstone boulder (estimated at 7 x 5 x 3 meters and 260 tons) recently slid down from the top of the mesa. The boulder slid down ~ 13 meters, turned 90 degrees towards the south and dug down ~1 meter into the soil disturbing an area ~ 15 x 7 meters. This caused the exposure of a...


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...


Lower Mayfield Canyon Ruin Arizona Site Steward File (2001)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Scott Wood. F. Olson. A. Olson.

This is an Arizona Site Steward file for the Lower Mayfield Canyon Ruin site, located on Tonto National Forest land. The site consists of a settlement, alternatively described as a caserón, compound, or pueblo, as well as trash deposits containing human bones. The file consists of a site data form, heritage inventory form, three site maps, three pages of unlabeled site data forms, and a map of the site collection. The earliest dated document is from 1929.


Marijilda Canyon Archeological District Arizona Site Steward File (1992)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Jim McDonald. M. M. Farrell. P. M., Ph.D. Spoerl. Carl B. Johnson.

This is an Arizona Site Steward file for the Marijilda Canyon Archeological District, located on Coronado National Forest land. This district is comprised of multiple sites including a masonry pueblo, numerous agricultural features, plazas, rock alignments, and prehistoric and historic petroglyphs. The sites are generally identified as Salado, although one document favors Mogollon. Amidst the prehistoric sites is one historic site, a structure with a fireplace, doorway, and trash deposit,...


Meddler Point Ruin Arizona Site Steward (1997)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Scott Wood. W. E.. Morris. Stone. H. S. G.. W. M.. J. E. Kisselburg.

This is an Arizona Site Steward file for the Meddler Point Ruin, located on Tonto National Forest land. The site is comprised of a pueblo compound with accompanying artifact scatter, roasting pit, trash middens, wall, and burials. The file consists of a site information sheet, two maps of the site location, two cultural resources inventory forms, five site maps, multiple unlabeled information forms, a written overview of the 1929 survey method, an Arizona State University site survey form, an...


Playa Vista Archaeological and Historical Project, Volume 1: Research Design (1991)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Jeffrey H. Altschul. Richard S. Ciolek-Torrello. Jeffrey A. Homburg. Mark T. Swanson.

The Playa Vista Archaeological and Historical Project is a multi-step comprehensive approach designed to achieve compliance with applicable Municipal, State, and Federal laws and regulations protecting cultural resources. This document represents the first step: the completion of a project specific research design that presents current knowledge of the cultural resources in the project area and outlines future steps to mitigate potential impacts of the proposed project. To complete the research...


Report on the Recovery of Human Skeletal Material from the Picacho Pass Battle Marker, Arizona (1975)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Walter H. Birkby, Ph.D..

On or about May 19, 1975, the Arizona State Museum was informed by Mr. Alan Gross of the State Parks System that the monument commemorating the Union dead at the Battle of Picacho Pass had been moved from its original location. Further, that while excavations for this removal were being conducted (either by the Parks personnel or the Tucson firm employed for the removal), allegedly human skeletal remains were uncovered beneath the monument. The ASM was requested to investigate and to remove the...


The Roosevelt Community Development Study, Number 14, Volume 3: Paleobiological and Osteological Analyses (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...


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


Willow Creek Trail Ruin Arizona Site Steward File (1991)
DOCUMENT Full-Text J. Scott Wood. E. Morgan. T. Bone.

This is an Arizona Site Steward file for Willow Creek Trail Ruin, located on Tonto National Forest land. The site consists of a Hohokam room block with accompanying agricultural rock piles, terrace, checkdams, artifact scatter, cemetery, and petroglyphs. Additional features may include roasting pits and a sleeping circle. However, site descriptions vary greatly including in the number and configuration of rooms. The file consists of a heritage inventory form, cultural resources preliminary...