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Parent: Non-Domestic Structures

An area which may be partially or completely enclosed by structural remains (standing or collapsed), used for community activities. May contain temporary structures (e.g. sun shades or ramadas) as well as special activity areas (e.g. milling bins, hearths).

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1892-1992 Centennial, Casa Grande Ruins National Monument

PROJECT [ID: 368334] Uploaded by: alycia hayes

This project contains documents relative to the 1892-1992 centennial of Casa Grande Ruins National Monument including a book and related documents and images from an administratve history of Casa Grande Ruins National Monument prepared by A. Berle Clemensen. Additional Documents include the scanned figures and images used in the publication. These documents were prepared for the National Park Service.

1917-1930 Administrative Records (2009)

DOCUMENT [ID: 369406] Uploaded by: Tol Cherry

These documents are a collection of administrative correspondence to and from Casa Grande Ruins National Monument between 1917 and 1930.

1960 Graffiti correspondence (1960)

DOCUMENT [ID: 371604] Natt Dodge.

This document is a memorandum from the Regional Archaeologist of Santa Fe to the Superintendent of Casa Grande Ruins National Monument. It regards the April 1876 historic graffiti of Sheldon Jackson located in the Great House. It mentions a biography of Mr. Jackson written by a Mrs. Dodge.

1996 BC Report (1996)

DOCUMENT [ID: 372675] Thomas Guderjan. David Driver. Heather Clagett. Helen Haines.

The Blue Creek project is marked by a broadening research design which remains focused on understanding the Blue Creek site core while, at the same time, allowing us to expand our forays into other sites and other issues. While past seasons have been marked by revolutionary changes in how we perceive Blue Creek, this year was marked by an increased depth of understanding. The year, we began shifting focus to the residential and agricultural aspects of the Blue Creek community as well as the...

1998 and 1999 BC Report (1999)

DOCUMENT [ID: 372687] Thomas Guderjan.

This report represents the efforts of the Blue Creek Archaeological Project during the 1998 and 1999 field seasons. The Blue Creek Project is a constantly evolving and growing research effort with the central goal of understanding the history, structure, and dynamics of the ancient Maya City of Blue Creek

2004 Season Summaries of The Blue Creek Regional Political Ecology Project, Upper Northwestern Belize (2004)

DOCUMENT [ID: 372984] Kerry Sagebiel. Tim Beach. Sheryl Luzzadder-Beach. Jon Lohse. Jimmy Barrera. Antonio Padilla. Jason Gonzalez.

2004 SEASON SUMMARIES OF THE BLUE CREEK REGIONAL POLITICAL ECOLOGY PROJECT: Blue Creek Regional Political Ecology Project Ceramic Report: 2004 Season Kerry Lynn Sagebiel Blue Creek 2004 Field Season Report: Geomorphology, Pollen, and Hydrology Investigations Timothy Beach, Ph.D., and Sheryl Luzzadder-Beach. Ph.D 2004 Season Excavations in the Gran Cacao Ballcourt, Northwestern Belize Jon C. Lohse, Ph.D., Jimmy Barrera, and Antonio Padilla 2004 Ixno’ha Excavation...

Additional Figures and Maps for Connected Communities (2018)

DOCUMENT [ID: 439455] Matthew Peeples.

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.

Additive Technologies Group Midlevel Research Design (1983)

DOCUMENT [ID: 374737] Eric Blinman.

This document is an extension of work begun by William A. Lucius, and its substance owes much to his foresight in the design of the Dolores Archaeological Program ceramic analysis system. Scott Travis authored a draft research design for ceramics which was helpful during the writing of portions of the present version. Dean Wilson and Rob Waterworth provided intense discussions of the interpretation of ceramic data, and their arguments and ideas have shaped and continue to shape...

Administrative Records, Casa Grande Ruins National Monument

PROJECT [ID: 369404] Uploaded by: Tol Cherry

This is a collection of CAGR correspondence over time. This correspondence cover a wide variety of subjects including project proposals, project acceptance and project rejection. Their authors include superintendents, archaeologists, consultants and contractors.

Akins_Northern Rio Grande_Biological Data Sources_Table 2 (2011)

DATASET [ID: 5939] Nancy Akins.

This table presents Akins' sources of biological data throughout the Northern Rio Grande area. It presents site names, occupation periods, number of burials, and published references.

Akins_Northern Rio Grande_Mortuary Data Sources_Table 1 (2011)

DATASET [ID: 5938] Nancy Akins.

This table presents Akins' sources for mortuary feature data throughout the northern Rio Grande area. It includes site names, occupation periods, number of burials, and published reference.

Akins_Northern Rio Grande_Mortuary Patterns_Table 3 (2011)

DATASET [ID: 5940] Nancy Akins.

In this table, Akins presents a summary of mortuary patterns in her burial sample from 13 sites in the Northern Rio Grande area. She provides summary data for the following variables: burial location, flexion, position, orientation, and non-perishable burial goods

Akins_Northern Rio Grande_Paper_Exploring Mortuary Variability in the Northern Rio Grande (2011)

DOCUMENT [ID: 5937] Nancy Akins.

The Pueblo Indians who live in the Northern Rio Grande belong to several distinct linguistic groups and their cultural differences may be reflected in past burial practices. With a few notable exceptions, much of the older data on Northern Rio Grande burials is presented as summaries without regards to age or sex and without definitions of exactly what is meant by the terms used to describe even basic treatment such as orientation and body position. Thus, the typical level of reporting is...

Antiquities of the Mesa Verde National Park: Cliff Palace (1911)

DOCUMENT [ID: 398949] Jesse Walter Fewkes.

This report describes archaeological investigations and ruins reconstruction and stabilization work done by Fewkes and his crew in the summer of 1909. In that time Fewkes describes repairing "...completely this great ruin and to leave it in such condition that tourists and students visiting it may learn much more about cliff-dwellings than was possible before the work was undertaken." This report describes the excavation and repair work done. It increases existing knowledge by directing...

The Archaeological Conservancy Site Survey, Feature Documentation, Cultural Resources Map Update, and Stabilization at Barrio de Tubac, Santa Cruz County, Arizona (2002)

DOCUMENT [ID: 399253] Steve Koczan.

The Barrio de Tubac, Santa Cruz County, Arizona, is an archaeological preserve owned and managed by The Archaeological Conservancy (TAC). The Tubac settlement and townsite are included in the National Register of Historic Places. The Barrio de Tubac is eligible for inclusion in the National Register of Historic Places and a nomination form is being prepared. On February 27 and 28, 2002, Steve Koczan from TAC and Barbara Ruppman and Philip Halpenny from the Tubac Historical Society completed...

Archaeological Fieldwork at Creswell Pueblo (AZ J:14:282 ASM) 2006 Field Season (2007)

DOCUMENT [ID: 399342] Lisa C. Young.

Between June 9 and July 14, 2006, excavations were undertaken at Creswell Pueblo (AZ J:14:282), a site on an Archaeological Conservancy preserve (the Creswell Ranch Archaeological District) within the boundaries of the Homolovi Ruins State Park in northeastern Arizona. Permission for this fieldwork was given by the Archaeological Conservancy, the land owner. This archaeological fieldwork was part of a larger program, called the Homol'ovi Undergraduate Research Opportunities Program (HUROP),...

Archaeological Investigations at the Morgan Site (34-G-2), a Coles Creek Mound Complex On Pecan Island, Vermilion Parish, Louisiana (1980)

Citation DOCUMENT [ID: 136671] Ian W. Brown.

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

An Archaeological Reassessment and Evaluation of Eight Site Clusters Around Horseshoe Reservoir, Tonto National Forest

PROJECT [ID: 394220] USDI Bureau of Reclamation, Phoenix Area Office.

Archaeological Consulting Services, Ltd. (ACS) undertook a field evaluation of eight site clusters (77 sites) around Horseshoe Reservoir, in the Tonto National Forest. The boundaries of the site clusters and the particular sites assessed were designated by the Bureau of Reclamation (Reclamation). The goals of the project were to relocate previously recorded sites, replot them using a GPS, evaluate the accuracy and completeness of the existing site documentation and amend as necessary, and...

An Archaeological Reassessment and Evaluation of Eight Site Clusters Around Horseshoe Reservoir, Tonto National Forest (1993)

DOCUMENT [ID: 393765] Robert B. Neily. Christopher Donta.

Archaeological Consulting Services, Ltd. (ACS) undertook a field evaluation of eight site clusters (77 sites) around Horseshoe Reservoir, in the Tonto National Forest. The boundaries of the site clusters and the particular sites assessed were designated by the Bureau of Reclamation (Reclamation). The goals of the project were to relocate previously recorded sites, replot them using a GPS, evaluate the accuracy and completeness of the existing site documentation and amend as necessary, and...

Archaeological Survey in Catalina State Park with a Focus on the Romero Ruin (1987)

DOCUMENT [ID: 399317] 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 1: The History of Human Settlement in the Blackwater Area (1994)

DOCUMENT [ID: 393850] David A. Gregory. Gary Huckleberry.

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...

Archaeological Testing At Gateway Lot 4, Kitchell Development Company Property, 44th Street And Gateway Boulevard, Phoenix, Maricopa County, Arizona -- DRAFT REPORT (1997)

DOCUMENT [ID: 373086] Banks L. Leonard.

On April 17 and 18, 1997, personnel from Soil Systems, Inc. (SSI) completed archaeological test excavations on a 3.8 acre parcel, Gateway Lot 4, scheduled for commercial development. Based on previous research, the parcel was believed to lie near the northwest edge of the large Hohokam site of Pueblo Grande (AZ U:9:1[ASM], see Bostwick 1993-4; Breternitz 1994; Kwiatkowski 1996). Archaeological remains incuding burials were previously documented less than 300 ft (61 m) southeast of Gateway Lot 4,...

Archaeological Testing at Pueblo Grande (AZ U:9:1(ASM)): Unit 15, The Former Maricopa County Sheriff's Substation, Washington and 48th Streets, Phoenix, Arizona -- DRAFT REPORT (1999)

DOCUMENT [ID: 365441] Banks L. Leonard.

Based on existing development plans prepared for Kitchell Development Co. for the parcel containing a former Maricopa County Sheriff’s substation at 48th and Washington Streets, Phoenix, Arizona, two areas were to be excavated below grade for a building foundation and a runoff detention basin. Because this parcel is immediately east of known prehistoric cultural remains that are part of the large Hohokam site of Pueblo Grande (AZ U:9:1(ASM)), backhoe trenching was conducted in the two areas to...

Archaeological Testing of Unit 13 at Pueblo Grande, AZ U:9:1(ASM), Arizona Federal Credit Union Property, 44th and Van Buren Streets, Phoenix, Maricopa County, Arizona (1998)

DOCUMENT [ID: 373085] Banks L. Leonard.

The Arizona Federal Credit Union (AFCU) property was a 3.26-acre parcel undergoing commercial development at the northeast corner of 44th and Van Buren Streets in Phoenix, Arizona. The parcel is located immediately southwest of Unit 7 and immediately west of Unit 11 at Pueblo Grande (AZ U:9:1(ASM)), where archaeological features including burials had been encountered previously. Because of its proximity, there was a high probability that archaeological remains including burials would also be...

The Archaeology of Schoolhouse Point Mesa, Roosevelt Platform Mound Study: Report on the Schoolhouse Point Mesa Sites, Schoolhouse Management Group, Pinto Creek Complex (1997)

DOCUMENT [ID: 380965] Owen Lindauer.

The Roosevelt Platform Mound Study (RPMS) was one of three mitigative data recovery 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 the Arizona State University Office of Cultural Resource...

Arizona State University The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation National Science Foundation National Endowment for the Humanities Society for American Archaeology Archaeological Institute of America