Encampment (Site Type Keyword)
A relatively small, short-term human habitation occupied by a relatively small group.
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Ceramic typological analysis completed by Patricia Fournier on the ceramic collection from Paraje San Diego.
32MO0296-0306-1374-1375 Database (2005)
Artifact database from 32MO0296-0306-1374-1375. The database contain the lot books from 32MO296, 32MO306, 32MO1374, and 32MO1375, as well as the inventory and photo log for all four sites. All flakes from all four sites are pulled together in a table, as well as all flakes from all four sites greater than 2 mm. An additional table of all artifacts from all four sites that are greater than 2 mm is also included. All artifacts and photos are currently housed at GLARC.
Additional Cultural Resources Survey within the Fannin-McFarland and Tucson Aqueducts, Central Arizona Project Canal, Maricopa, Pinal, Pima Counties, Arizona (2017)
In February 2017, Archaeological Consulting Services, Ltd. (ACS) conducted a site relocation effort (Mitchell et al. 2017) of 117 sites that had not been evaluated for eligibility to the National Register of Historic Places (Register). Fifteen sites were not relocated at the plotted site location or within 200 meters around the site boundary within the Central Arizona Project (CAP) ROW. It was decided that additional survey would be beneficial to determine if these sites were misplotted and...
Additional Figures and Maps for Connected Communities (2018)
Geologic map of the greater Cibola region showing locations of sites sampled for INAA. Map of major sites mentioned in the text. Chronological schemes for the greater Cibola region. All figures pertain to: Peeples, Matthew A. (2018) Connected Communities: Networks, Identity, and Social Change in the Ancient Cibola World. University of Arizona Press. Tucson, AZ.
The Adobe Dam - Desert Hills ADMP Archeological Assessment Project of Northern Maricopa County, Arizona (2003)
The Flood Control District of Maricopa County has contracted separately for the production of a comprehensive plan that will eventually recommend alternatives for resolving certain hazardous flood control situations that presently exist in south-central Arizona. To assist in the development of that Adobe Dam-Desert Hills Area Drainage Master Plan, Scientific Archeological Services has just completed an assessment of all archeological sites known to occur in the resulting project area. This...
Adrar Bous Ceramics: Photographs (2011)
These images show the individual sherds from Adrar Bous analyzed by neutron activation at the Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (LBNL). Photographs were taken at LBNL and scanned by the Archaeometry Laboratory at MURR. Individual files were named according to the official catalog numbers of each image assigned by the Graphic Arts Department at LBNL.
Adrar Madet Ceramics: Photographs (2011)
These images show the individual sherds from Adrar Madet analyzed by neutron activation at the Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (LBNL). Photographs were taken at LBNL and scanned by the Archaeometry Laboratory at MURR. Individual files were named according to the official catalog numbers of each image assigned by the Graphic Arts Department at LBNL.
Ainu Bay 1 Artifact Photographs (2008)
Artifact photographs from Ainu Bay 1.
Ainu Creek Artifact Photographs (2006)
Artifact Photos from the 2006 excavation at Ainu Creek.
Analysis and Statistics, Harper's Creek Survey, Naval Air Station Patuxent River (2000)
This resource contains artifact analysis and statistical data from the Phase I excavations at Harper's Creek, Maryland. This resource was originally an Excel spreadsheet, but was converted to a PDF because of errors in the original file.
An Analysis of Pollen from Two Archaeological Sites in Windsor, Broome County, New York (2009)
Twenty two soil samples from two prehistoric (Middle Archaic to Woodland) Native American sites in Broome County, New York, were submitted to the Fiske Center for palynological analysis. Within these samples, 72 taxa were identified, providing evidence of a changing landscape which was shaped by human land management strategies, including controlled burning and the intentional cultivation of maize (Zea mays) as a food crop.
Appraisal of the Archaeological Resources of the Huntington Reservoir Area, Wabash River, Indiana (1964)
The proposed report by James H. Kellar, the Appraisal of the Archeological Resource of the Huntington Reservoir Area, Wabash River Indiana, was submitted to the United States Department of Interior, National Park Service, under the terms of Purchase Order No. 29-737. The following reports the results of an archaeological surface survey in the area to be inundated by the construction of the Huntington reservoir in the upper Wabash River Valley, Indiana. Much of the work was accomplished by John...
Appraisal of the Archeological and Paleontological Resources of the Alzada Reservoir, Crook County, Wyoming (1952)
This report summarizes the results of an intensive archeological reconnaissance of the area which will be inundated by the construction of the Alzada Dam. It has been prepared for at the request of the River Basin Recreation Survey, Region Two Office, National Park Service in accordance with a Memorandum of Understanding between the Smithsonian Institution and the National Park Service, approved October 9, 1945, The reconnaissance was made during August 1951 by Franklin Fenenga, archeologist...
Appraisal of the Archeological and Paleontological Resources of the Gavins Point Reservoir, Nebraska and South Dakota (1953)
This report is a summary of the results of an archeological reconnaissance conducted in the area which will be inundated by the water to be impounded by the Gavin Point Dam. It has been prepared for, and at the request of, the River Basin Recreation Survey, Region Two Office, National Park Service, in accordance with a Memorandum of Understanding between the Smithsonian Institution and the National Park Service, approved October 9, 1945. The reconnaissance was made during September 1951 by...
Appraisal of the Archeological and Paleontological Resources of the Jefferson River Basin, Montana (1951)
This report has been prepared by the Missouri River Basin Survey, Smithsonian Institution, for, and at the request of, the River Basin Recreation Survey, Region Two Office, National Park Service, in accordance with a Memorandum of Understanding between the Smithsonian Institution and the National Park Service, approved October 9, 1945. It is an evaluation of the character and the quantity of archeological and paleontological remains discovered during preliminary reconnaissance of five reservoir...
Appraisal of the Archeological and Paleontological Resources of the Niobrara River Basin, Nebraska (1951)
The archeology of the Niobrara River Basin has not been investigated systematically, but during the last twenty years the University of Nebraska Laboratory of Anthropology and the Nebraska State Historical Society have recorded some 46 sites in the area, and in 1946 the Missouri River Basin Survey located a small buried occupational level, site 25DW1, in the Box Butte Reservoir area, Dawes County, Nebraska. Eleven of these sites have been excavated or partly excavated and three have been...
Appraisal of the Archeological Resources of Homme Reservoir, Walsh County, Pembina River Reservoir, Cavalier County, and Tongue River Reservoir, Pembina County, North Dakota (1948)
The following reports deal with the results of archeological surveys of three small reservoir areas in the Red River of the North Drainage Basin, in northeastern North Dakota: the Homme Reservoir, on the South Branch of the Park River, Walsh county; the Pembina River Reservoir, Cavalier county; and the Tongue River Reservoir, Pembina county. The reservoirs are projects of the Corps of Engineers; the archeological surveys were made by the River Basin Surveys, Smithsonian Institution,, The field...
Appraisal of the Archeological Resources of Kelsey Creek Reservoir, Lake County, California (1948)
The River Basin Surveys, Smithsonian Institution examined the area to be inundated by Kelsey Creek Reservoir in Lake County, California for archaeological resources. Clarence E. Smith carried out the field work in the fall of 1947. Although the area is small, no less than 13 sites were found within it. Four of the sites were habitation sites, as indicated by the presence of middens. The other 9 sites were likely "workshop" sites.
Appraisal of the Archeological Resources of Millwood Reservoir, Little River, Arkansas (1954)
An archeological survey of the area to be affected by the Millwood Reservoir,, Arkansas, was undertaken by the Austin office of the River Basin Surveys, National Park Service, as a project of the nationwide program of archeological and paleontological salvage being conducted by the National Park Service and the Smithsonian Institution with cooperation of the U. S. Army Corps of Engineers and the U. S. Bureau of Reclamation. Three separate field excursions were made to the Millwood area, the...
Appraisal of the Archeological Resources of Monticello Reservoir Area, Napa County, California (1948)
This report describes the archaeological survey that the River Basin Surveys, Smithsonian Institution made during October and November of 1947. Clarence E. Smith, Archaeologist, and a team of graduate students from the University of California carried out the field work. A total of 50 archaeological sites were found during the survey. Sites consist of habitation and activity areas. It is worth noting that two of the major sites were identified as villages occupied and recorded during the...
Appraisal of the Archeological Resources of Orwell Reservoir, Otter Tail County Minnesota (1948)
The investigation of the archeological resources of the Orwell Reservoir was made by the River Basin Surveys, Smithsonian Institution, in October1948. The District Engineer's Office, Corps of Engineers, at St. Paul, provided maps to facilitate the work, and local residents were consulted. The purpose of the survey was to discover the extent of any archeological remains in the area to be flooded by the dam and to determine whether there are sites of major importance in this area that should be...
Appraisal of the Archeological Resources of the Dardanelle Reservoir, Arkansas (1957)
The Dardanelle Reservoir is to be a power pool formed by a dam across the Arkansas River 3 miles above the town of Dardanelle in Yell county,West Central Arkansas. The surface area of the reservoir will be about 37,000 acres. Flooding is scheduled to begin in 1963. A survey of the archeological potentialities of the area to be flooded by the reservoir was conducted during a five-week period from March 18 to April 19, 1957, by the Smithsonian Institution, River Basin Surveys. The...
Appraisal of the Archeological Resources of the Oahe Reservoir, North and South Dakota (1953)
The present report is intended as a brief, non-technical statement of the archeological resources known to exist in the Oahe Reservoir area (for information relative to the results of archeological research in the area to date, reference should be made to the list of literature cited at the end of this report). It is based primarily upon information collected by Missouri Basin Project reconnaissance parties 1948-1952, but use has been made of various other resources. During the late summer of...
Archaeological Addendum to the Camden National Historic Landmark, Caroline County, Virginia (1986)
The Camden National Historic Landmark is located along the south side of the Rappahannock River, approximately two kilometers downriver from the town of Port Royal in Caroline County, Virginia. Listed on the National Register of Historic Places November 17, 1969, Camden was designated a National Historic Landmark November 11, 1971. The 1969 nomination form described the Camden manor house, constructed 1857-1859, as "one of the most complete and best preserved Italianate country houses in...
Archaeological and Ethnohistorical Survey at Tennessee Colony Lake 1975 (1977)
Archaeological investigations at Tennessee Colony Lake in 1975 were directed toward examining site distributions and densities within a variety of survey sampling strata. Utilizing data derived from the 1974 transect survey to refine field and analysis procedures, a series of 52 quadrats were surveyed as a part of this phase. In all 46 sites that were located, sites shed considerable light on the locations, differences, and similarities in prehistoric, protohistoric, and historic land-use...