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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,...


An Analysis of Two Privy Contexts from the Manalapan Village House Site (28-Mo-349) (2006)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Susan Jacobucci.

Three soil samples from two mid-to-late eighteenth-century privies excavated at the Manalapan Village House Site in New Jersey were submitted to the Fiske Center for parasitological analysis. Despite the addition of a Lycopodium spore tracer to the samples to ensure against analyst error, no parasite ova were recovered from the three samples. Additional parasitological processing using the Fecasol flotation method was undertaken, as well as an examination of the remainder of the soil samples for...


AN ARCHAEOCLIMATIC MODEL AND POLLEN, PARASITE, PHYTOLlTH, AND PROTEIN RESIDUE ANALYSIS OF SAMPLES FROM SITES 3CT340 AND 3CT341, NORTHEASTERN ARKANSAS (2005)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Linda Scott Cummings. Kathryn Puseman. Jaime Dexter.

Sites 3CT340 and 3CT341 are part of a large site complex located in eastern Arkansas' Crittenden County. The Late Woodland/Emergent Mississippian prehistoric village sites are located in the southern portion of the project area. Although neither of the sites had large lithic assemblages, several cultural features were identified, including burials at both sites and a cremation pit at site 3CT341. Thirteen pollen samples, ten of which also were examined for parasites, were examined to...


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.


Archaeoparasite Analysis of Sediments from the Niagra-Mohawk Power Corporation State Street Site, the Quackenbush Square Parking Garage Site, and the Court of Appeals Site. (2002)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Karl Reinhard.

Analysis of parasitic remains from the Quackenbush Square Parking Facility Historic Archaeological Site as well as two other sites in Albany, NY. Subconsultant report appears as an appendix in the PDF Phase III data recovery report for the 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, Quackenbush Parking Garage Archaeological Site, Albany, NY (2002)
DATASET Hartgen Archeological Associates, Inc..

Artifact inventory for Phase III at the Quackenbush Square 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.


Beyond the North Gate: Archeology on the Outskirts of Colonial Albany. Archeological Data Retrieval, Quackenbush Square Parking Facility, Broadway, Albany, New York (2005)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Hartgen Archeological Associates, Inc..

Report of data recovery results from the Quackenbush Square Parking Facility site in Albany, NY. The pdf report focuses on the detailed excavation of a rum distillery (c.1750s-1820s) and a brickmaker's house and brickyard (c.1630s-1680s). The report includes micro/macroscopic analyses of faunal and floral materials, pollen, parasites,and heavy metal contents. The report also provides deep historical context to rum production and early colonial settlement in Albany and the Northeast.


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...


Electron Microscopy of Parasite Remains On the Pitchfork Mummy and Possible Social Implications (1985)
DOCUMENT Citation Only George W. Gill. Douglas W. Owsley.

This resource is a citation record only, the Center for Digital Antiquity does not have a copy of this document. The information in this record has been migrated into tDAR from the National Archaeological Database Reports Module (NADB-R) and updated. Most NADB-R records consist of a document citation and other metadata but do not have the documents themselves uploaded. If you have a digital copy of the document and would like to have it curated in tDAR, please contact us at comments@tdar.org.


THE LEWIS AND CLARK TRAIL: EXAMINATION OF PIT FEATURES FROM FORT CLATSOP, OREGON FOR POLLEN, PHYTOLITHS, PARASITES, STARCH GRANULES, AND MACROFLORAL REMAINS; AND POLLEN, PHYTOLITH, AND MACROFLORAL ANALYSIS OF SEDIMENT FROM FIRE FEATURES AT LOWER PORTAGE CAMP, MONTANA (1998)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Linda Scott Cummings. Kathryn Puseman.

Sediment from a suspected privy pit and a post hole at Fort Clatsop, Oregon, was examined for pollen, starch, parasites, phytoliths, and macrofloral remains to obtain information that might assist in identifying the function of these pits. The presence of parasite eggs and/or recovery of probable food remains are used to determine a privy function. Three fire features and an area of possible cooking pot spill at the Lewis and Clark Lower Portage Camp in Montana also were examined for pollen,...


THE LEWIS AND CLARK TRAIL: EXAMINATION OF PIT FEATURES FROM FORT CLATSOP, OREGON, FOR POLLEN, PHYTOLITHS, PARASITES, STARCH GRANULES, AND MACROFLORAL REMAINS (2002)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Linda Scott Cummings. Kathryn Puseman.

Ten samples collected stratigraphically through sediment from a suspected privy pit and a post mold at Fort Clatsop, Oregon, were examined for pollen, starch, parasites, phytoliths, and macrofloral remains to obtain information that might assist in identifying the function of these features. The presence or absence of parasite eggs and/or recovery of probable food remains are used to contribute to an interpretation of privy function.


MACROFLORAL, POLLEN AND PARASITE ANALYSIS, AND WOOD IDENTIFICATION OF PRIVY SAMPLES FROM SITE 13DB899, DUBUQUE COUNTY, IOWA (2016)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Linda Scott Cummings. Peter Kováčik.

Site 13DB889 is situated within a historic, urban neighborhood along Rhomberg and Kniest Streets in the City of Dubuque, Iowa. The nineteenth to twenty-first century homes were occupied predominantly by working-class, German Catholic residents (Leah D. Rogers, personal communication August 10, 2016). Several privies, possibly used into the 1910s, were sampled for pollen, parasite, and macrofloral analyses. Pollen and macrofloral analyses of privy fill provide information concerning foods eaten...


MACROFLORAL, POLLEN, PHYTOLITH, STARCH, AND PARASITE ANALYSIS OF THREE NINETEENTH CENTURY PRIVIES LOCATED AT SANTA CLARA UNIVERSITY; SANTA CLARA, CALIFORNIA (2007)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Kimberly Henderson. Linda Scott Cummings. Kathryn Puseman. Chad Yost.

Twenty-seven samples from three privies (Features 6, 14 and 62) discovered at Santa Clara University in Santa Clara, California, were submitted for archaeobotanic analyses. These three privies are associated with a German immigrant community that dated to the latter half of the nineteenth century. Each of the samples was analyzed for macrofloral remains, pollen, starch, and the presence or absence of parasites. One sample from each privy was also examined for phytoliths. The macrofloral,...


MICROSCOPIC ANALYSIS OF ORGANIC FILL FROM HJCL-9, UIVAK POINT 1, CANADA (2005)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Linda Scott Cummings.

Site HjCl-9 (Uivak Point 1) is located in Labrador, Canada. This protohistoric spring/winter/fall settlement camp containing nine houses is thought to have been occupied in the seventeenth and/or eighteenth centuries. Two samples from a possible human coprolite sample, collected as organic fill under a sleeping platform in House 7, were examined for pollen, phytolith, parasites, and starch. These analyses will be used to provide information regarding the subsistence patterns of the early...


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.


PARASITE ANALYSIS FOR THE PHILADELPHIA MDC SITE (36PH91) (1996)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Linda Scott Cummings. Kathryn Puseman.

Four parasite samples were recovered from sediment contained within brick shaft features at the Philadelphia MDC Site (36PH91) in downtown Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Parasite analysis was undertaken on sediment from levels that either appeared to contain fecal matter or from deposits that should have contained fecal matter if any were present in the feature. The presence of human parasites assists in identifying the function of these features, as well as provides some information concerning...


PARASITE ANALYSIS FROM SITE 31BW787**2 ORTON PLANTATION CEMETERY, BRUNSWICK COUNTY, NORTH CAROLINA (2014)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Linda Scott Cummings.

Site 31BW787**2, a cemetery on the Orton Plantation in Brunswick County, North Carolina, is located on the banks of the Cape Fear River near the Atlantic coast. It contained a burial thought to date from 1759 and representing a male of European ancestry aged 50+ years. Sediment from the abdominal region of this burial in Vault 4 was collected and submitted for parasite analysis.


Parasite Analysis of Samples from the Trenton ECC Site in Trenton, Mercer County, New Jersey (2008)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Susan Jacobucci.

Four soil samples from privy and well contexts at an eighteenth and nineteenth-century historic period site in Trenton, New Jersey, were submitted to the Fiske Center for parasitological analysis. Both whipworm (Tricuris sp.) and roundworm (Ascaris sp.) were identified in the samples, with the highest concentration present in Feature 3, an unlined privy dating to the eighteenth century.


Parasitological and Macrobotanical Analyses of a Late-18th Century Privy, Portsmouth, New Hampshire (2011)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Heather Trigg. Susan Jacobucci. Marisa D. Patalano.

Five soil samples from a late eighteenth-century privy at the Wentworth site in Portsmouth, New Hampshire, were submitted to the Fiske Center for parasitological and macrobotanical analysis in order to illuminate the diet, health, and sanitation practices of the site's occupants. Over 2000 macrobotanical remains were recovered from these five samples, as well as 516 parasite ova which were interpreted as evidence of both roundworm (Ascaris sp.) and whipworm (Trichuris sp.) infestation....


A Parasitological Examination of a Sample from Feature 10, the Armoury Site, Virginia (2011)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Susan Jacobucci. Heather Trigg.

One sediment sample from the Armoury, an 18th-century forge site located in Williamsburg, Virginia, was submitted to the Fiske Center for Archaeological Research for parasitological examination. The sample analyzed was collected from Feature 10 in order to verify the feature’s function as a privy. Eighteen total eggs from both roundworms (Ascaris sp.) and whipworms (Trichuris sp.) were identified in the fifteen-gram Armoury sample. Although the density of eggs per gram falls below the Jones...


POLLEN AND PARASITE ANALYSIS FROM PRIVY VAULTS IN ALBANY, NEW YORK (2014)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Linda Scott Cummings.

Two privy vaults were discovered on lots at 184–186 Sheridan Avenue (Feature 14) and 103–109 Sheridan Avenue (Feature 3001) in an area known as Sheridan Hollow in Albany, New York. Sheridan Hollow, a poorly drained low-lying area developed slowly into a downtown neighborhood beginning during the Civil War era, becoming more densely populated during the Victorian era. Pollen and parasite analysis were conducted on night soil deposits noted in the bottoms of each privy vault.


POLLEN AND PARASITE ANALYSIS FROM SITE AZ 88:13:505 (ASM), THE LEON FAMILY FARMSTEAD (2000)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Linda Scott Cummings.

The Leon Family Farmstead, AZ 88:13:505 (ASM), was occupied between the mid-1840s and the early 1920s. The Leon Family was one of the wealthier Mexican families in Tucson. They farmed along the Santa Cruz River, raised cattle, and operated a store. Samples were collected from a variety of locations at this site, including borrow pits, a possible garden plot, and an ashy layer in a well to examine pollen that might represent food and/or ornamental plants. If human waste was deposited in any of...