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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.


1930's Hastings CWA job

PROJECT [ID: 371653] Uploaded by: Tol Cherry

This project is documentation of excavations done at Casa Grande Ruins National Monument by Russell Hastings.


1933 and 1934 Casa Grande Ruins Excavation Photographs (1933)

IMAGE [ID: 372679] Uploaded by: Tol Cherry

These images show various excavations related to the 1933 and 1934 Hastings CWA project at Casa Grande Ruins National Monument. The photographs detail many artifacts discovered along with pit houses. The photographs are poorly documented and do not list provenience of the excavations.


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.


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.


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.


Annual Progress Report, National Park Service Activities with the Cooperation of the Smithsonian Institution, July 1, 1964 to June 30, 1965 (1965)

DOCUMENT [ID: 391101] National Park Service.

This report is submitted to provide the Field Committee with information regarding the archeological studies of the Smithsonian Institution within the Missouri Basin in cooperation with the National Park Service and other federal and state agencies during fiscal year 1965.


Archaeological Data Recovery at the Leake Site, Bartow County, Georgia (vol. 1) (2010)

DOCUMENT [ID: 376155] Scot Keith.

Southern Research, Historic Preservation Consultants, Inc. conducted two archaeological data recovery excavations at the Leake site between 2004 and 2006. The first excavation, from November 2004 through September 2005, was carried out for the Georgia Department of Transportation (GDOT) to mitigate the adverse impacts to the site from the proposed widening of State Routes 61 and 113. A second smaller data recovery, carried out in December of 2006, was done for the Bartow County Water Department...


Archaeological Data Recovery at the Leake Site, Bartow County, Georgia (vol. 2 - Appendices) (2010)

DOCUMENT [ID: 376157] Scot Keith.

Appendices for Leake site data recovery report


Archaeological Investigations at AZ U:6:87, U:6:105, and U:6:253(ASM) on the Fort McDowell Mohave-Apache Indian Community, Maricopa County, Arizona: Report (1997)

DOCUMENT [ID: 393829] Uploaded by: Claudine Gravel-Miguel

The Bureau of Reclamation (Reclamation) assisted the Fort McDowell Indian Community (FMIC) with cultural resource investigations in advance of widening and realigning portions of Fort McDowell Road (also known as Mustang Way). These improvements were required to facilitate increased road use associated with the construction and operation of the Fort McDowell Indian Community Irrigated Farmland Development Project. Reclamation requested that Archaeological Consulting Services, Ltd. (ACS)...


Archaeological Investigations for the Fort McDowell Road Improvement Project

PROJECT [ID: 398496] USDI Bureau of Reclamation, Phoenix Area Office.

The Bureau of Reclamation (Reclamation) assisted the Fort McDowell Indian Community (FMIC) with cultural resource investigations in advance of widening and realigning portions of Fort McDowell Road (also known as Mustang Way). These improvements were required to facilitate increased road use associated with the construction and operation of the Fort McDowell Indian Community Irrigated Farmland Development Project. This project presents the results of these undertakings.


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...


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...


An Archaeological Survey in the Blackwater Area, Volume 2: Site Descriptions and Related Data (1994)

DOCUMENT [ID: 405416] 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 [ID: 191011] 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 Work on Ossabaw - Planning and Correspondence (2005)

DOCUMENT [ID: 367541] Charles E. Pearson. David C. Crass. Ronnie Rogers.

Correspondence regarding archaeological work on Ossabaw Island, Bead Maker's Mound


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...


Archeological Progress Report No. 2, Field Season of 1957 (1957)

DOCUMENT [ID: 391102] Smithsonian Institution. Missouri Basin Project.

The 1957 summer field season began the twelfth year of continuous operation of the Missouri Basin Project and of the Inter-Agency Archeological and Paleontological Salvage Program. The first eleven years have been outstandingly productive despite several setbacks. The twelfth year began with an even more encouraging prospect than many of the previous years. The areas within the Missouri Basin that have been or soon will be lost forever to scientific archeological investigation due to dam...


Archeomagnetic Dating (1978)

DOCUMENT [ID: 371715] Robert DuBois. Keith M. Anderson.

This cocument contains 2 letters concerning a proposal for an archeomagnetic dating project in Compound A at the Casa Grande Ruins National Monument and the results of the work performed by the Earth Sciences Observatory at the University of Oklahoma.


Astronomical correspondence (1971)

DOCUMENT [ID: 371688] Paul Shumacher. Roland Richert.

These documents are a series of letters regarding research on the astronomical features in the Great House at Casa Grande Ruins National Monument. It also includes an invoice and billing information for the services provided by John Malloy for a 1971 report concerning the astronomical features. Outlined are details of equipment needed and labor required to complete proposed research on astronomical features in the Great House.


Aztec West Ruin: Pre-Backfilling Architectural Photo-Documentation

PROJECT [ID: 374239] Gary Brown.

This project includes rectified images of architectural features and masonry in rooms at Aztec West Ruin. The images were taken prior to backfilling efforts and during architectural documentation. Digital images were created either using a digital camera or scanned from photographic slides. To date, photographs from the east wing and northeastern corner of West Ruin have been ingested into tDAR.


The Bartlett Dam Project: Archaeological Test Excavations at Fourteen Sites in the Lower Verde Valley, Maricopa County, Arizona (1991)

DOCUMENT [ID: 77221] 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...


The Bartlett Reservoir Cultural Resources Survey (1996)

DOCUMENT [ID: 393775] Uploaded by: Claudine Gravel-Miguel

At the request of the Bureau of Reclamation, Phoenix Area Office, Archaeological Consulting Services, Ltd. (ACS) conducted an intensive Class III cultural resources survey of approximately 1,700 acres of the Lower Verde Area around the perimeter of Bartlett Reservoir on the Tonto National Forest. Approximately 150 acres of the project area were inaccessible due to either the elevated level of Bartlett Reservoir or steep terrain. This survey identified 108 sites, which far exceeded original...


Casa Grande Arizona (1913)

DOCUMENT [ID: 369536] Jesse Walter Fewkes.

This document is an extract from the 28th annual report of the Bureau of American Ethnology. It chronicles the excavations at Casa Grande Ruins National Monument between 1906 and 1907.

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