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1917-1930 Administrative Records (2009)
DOCUMENT Full-Text 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 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 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 Full-Text 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 Cultural Resources Survey within the Fannin-McFarland and Tucson Aqueducts, Central Arizona Project Canal, Maricopa, Pinal, Pima Counties, Arizona (2017)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Douglas Mitchell. Peg Davis. Walter R. Punzmann. Lesley Rodriguez. Archaeological Consulting Services, Ltd..

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)
DOCUMENT Full-Text 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 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.


An Analysis of Cultural Materials from Five Classic Period Hohokam Sites Adjacent to State Route 87 on Lands of the Salt River Pima-Maricopa Indian Community, Maricopa County, Arizona (1990)
DOCUMENT Full-Text C. Marshall Hoffman.

In late August, 1988, Archaeological Research Services, Inc. (ARS) performed a cultural resources survey on lands of the Salt River Pima-Maricopa Indian Community for the Arizona Department of Transportation. The survey was undertaken for a project involving the construction of turn lanes. The project area encompassed a 4700 ft x 67 ft construction right-of-way adjacent to the northern edge of SR 87. Five prehistoric habitation sites and one prehistoric canal were identified within the...


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


Archaeological Investigations, Salt River Project, Coronado Generating Station Coal Haul Railroad, Federal, State, and Private Lands, Apache County, Arizona: Preliminary Report for Intensive Survey of the Proposed Coronado Generating Station Coal Haul Railroad (1976)
DOCUMENT Full-Text J. James Trott. Gale McPherson.

At the request of the Salt River Project, the Museum of Northern Arizona has conducted an intensive survey of the proposed Coronado Generating Station Coal Haul Railroad right-of-way. A total of 55 sites was recorded by the survey, 47 of them located at least partly within the right-of-way. Recommendations concerning each of these sites have been prepared. A cost estimate for additional archaeological investigations, which are recommended in the event of direct impact from the proposed railroad...


Archaeological Investigations: Salt River Project - Coronado Generating Station Railroad Spur Line, Private Lands, Apache County, Arizona: Final Report for Archaeological Survey of Three Proposed Sub-Ballast Borrow Areas (1977)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Mark B. Sant.

In September 1977, at the request of Salt River Project (SRP), an archaeological clearance investigation of three sub-ballast borrow areas along the SRP-Coronado Railroad Line, was conducted by the Museum of Northern Arizona. During the course of investigations 12 archaeological sites were recorded. A brief description of the investigations, the project area, and archaeological sitaution encountered is given. In addition, as a consequence of the preliminary results of the survey, archaeological...


An Archaeological Reassessment and Evaluation of Eight Site Clusters Around Horseshoe Reservoir, Tonto National Forest
PROJECT 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 Full-Text 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 Full-Text 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 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 Surveys of Access Roads for APS and SRP Towers: APS 263-286 (Inclusive) 302, SRP 263-285 (Inclusive) 302, Additional Survey: Realignment of F. S. Road 202 East of the Q Ranch for the APS Cholla-Saguaro 500 kV Transmission Line (1977)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Linda Mayro.

An archaeological clearance survey has been carried out on a portion of land managed by Tonto National Forest for proposed tower access roads. These access roads are being constructed by Arizona Public Service for the proposed APS Chollo-Saguaro 500 kV Transmission Line. The archaeological surveys were performed in accordance with the interim survey procedures outlined in the October 13, 1976 letter by Martin McAllister. It states that "access roads (14 feet wide) and a buffer zone of 50 feet...


Archaeological Test Excavations at La Ciudad de los Hornos: The Casa Fiesta Location (1990)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Laurene G. Montero.

Archaeological test excavations have been conducted at a portion of La Ciudad de los Hornos (AZ U:9:71 (ASM)), a prehistoric multicomponent Hohokam village. The field work for this project, sponsored by AMCOR Investment Company, was undertaken during the fall of 1989 by Northland Research, Inc. pursuant to the proposed redevelopment of the Casa Fiesta trailer park. The Casa Fiesta project area consists of a 55-acre (22-ha), triangular lot. Archaeological testing consisted of cutting a series of...


Archaeological Work on Ossabaw - Planning and Correspondence (2005)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Charles E. Pearson. David C. Crass. Ronnie Rogers.

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


Archaeology at the Gillespie Dam Site: Data Recovery Investigations for the Palo Verde to Pinal West 500 kV Transmission Line, Maricopa County, Arizona (2011)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Uploaded by: Alaina Harmon

In this report, the results of data recovery efforts conducted for the Palo Verde to Pinal West transmission line project at the Gillespie Dam site, AZ T:13:18 (ASM), in the Gila Bend area of the Gila River are presented. The site is a prehistoric Hohokam-Patayan settlement with an overlay of Historic era material. Fieldwork primarily occurred within the construction staging area of a transmission tower. Although covering less than an acre, the staging area contained surprising numbers of...


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 Full-Text 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...