Trash Midden (Site Type Keyword)
A substantial concentration of refuse, built up as a result of multiple episodes of deposition.
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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.
1900 Map of Location of Fort St. Joseph (1900)
Local-scale rendition of the location of Fort St. Joseph, creator unknown, believed to have been drawn around 1900.
1917-1930 Administrative Records (2009)
These documents are a collection of administrative correspondence to and from Casa Grande Ruins National Monument between 1917 and 1930.
1960 Graffiti correspondence (1960)
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.
1974 Excavations at Fort Larned National Historic Site Kansas (1975)
This resource contains an extensive field report of excavations carried out by the University of Colorado in twelve different localities at Ft. Larned National Historic Site during June and July, 1974. The field party of thirteen individuals was under the direction of Douglas D. Scott. Tested and excavated areas and structures are specified under an amendment to provisions of National Park Service Contract X-2000-3-0083. Following the descriptive section on the excavation is a discussion of...
The 1996 Archeological Survey at Agate Fossil Beds National Monument (2002)
During August 1996, the author and a crew of three archeologists from the Midwest Archeological Center conducted an archeological survey of approximately 1,200 acres within the boundaries of Agate Fossil Beds National Monument. The survey focused on fee-owned land north of the Niobrara River. In this area, the crew located five new sites and revisited several previously recorded sites. The crew also recorded 11 isolated stone tools north of the Niobrara River and buried soils containing animal...
2002 and 2004 Artifacts (2004)
Professional photographs of diagnostic or unusual artifacts excavated during the 2002 and 2004 field seasons from the site of Fort St. Joseph and vicinity.
2006 and 2007 Artifacts (2007)
Photographs of diagnostic or unusual artifacts excavated during the 2006 and 2007 field seasons from the site of Fort St. Joseph and vicinity.
2008 and 2009 Artifacts (2009)
Photographs of diagnostic or unusual artifacts excavated during the 2008 and 2009 field seasons from the site of Fort St. Joseph and vicinity.
2010 Artifacts (2010)
Photographs of diagnostic or unusual artifacts excavated during the 2010 field season from the site of Fort St. Joseph and vicinity.
2010 Field Season Photograph Log (2010)
Provides description of all photographs taken during the 2010 field season, including provenience information for photographs of artifacts.
625 Broadway Historic Archaeological Site, Albany, NY
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,...
Across the Western Canal: Archaeological Monitoring and Limited Data Recovery for the Ken McDonald Golf Course Irrigation Water Line Project, Tempe, Arizona (2000)
The monitoring and data recovery efforts described in this report were performed in conjunction with the city of Tempe's installation of three new irrigation water lines to support operation of the Ken McDonald Golf Course, located in Tempe, Arizona. The water lines were installed beneath the Western Canal; to do this, two bore pits were required at each of the three water line bridge locations. The initiate bore pits were excavated west of the canal and measure approximately 13- by 32-foot in...
Administrative Records, Casa Grande Ruins National Monument
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)
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...
Analysis of Historic Artifacts and Faunal Material From Yuma Territorial Prison State Historic Park (1999)
Cathy Johnson of Arizona State Parks asked Archaeological Consulting Services, Ltd. (ACS) to analyze historic material recovered from salvage excavations at the Yuma Territorial Prison State Historic Park (AZ X:6:90(ASM)), which was used from 1876 to 1909. The artifacts were unexpectedly encountered during the demolition of a deteriorating adobe wall. This wall will be replaced by a reproduction of the original 18-ft walls that enclosed the old prison yard. Most of the artifacts were recovered...
Application of Complementary Geophysical Survey Techniques in the Search for Fort Louis at Old Mobile: A Comparative Case Study (2005)
Application of five geophysical survey methods - earth conductivity, magnetometry, thermal imaging, electrical resistivity and ground penetrating radar - in the search for archaeological remains of Fort Louis, original capitol of the French colony of Louisiane (1702-1711), has yielded divergent yet complementary results. This project included test excavations to ground truth the geophysical results and to evaluate the relative effectiveness of these five geophysical survey technologies in...
AR-03-12-03-197 Arizona Site Steward File (1987)
This is an Arizona Site Steward file for the sites AR-03-12-03-197, AR-03-12-03-198, AR-03-12-03-199, AR-03-12-03-200, and AR-03-12-03-227, located on Tonto National Forest land. These Hohokam sites include multiple rock shelters, a pit house village, bedrock grinding features, a field site, terraces, and checkdams. Sites may represent both Hohokam pot and gravity irrigation systems. The file consists of five heritage inventory forms and five preliminary inventory forms. The earliest dated...
An Archaeological Analysis of the Proposed Florence Water Treatment Plant (1987)
In 1987, the Bureau of Reclamation directed Northland Research, Inc. to complete a Class I and III cultural resource literature search and survey for the proposed site of the Florence Water Treatment Plant and its associated delivery lines, an element of the Central Arizona Project located near the Salt-Gila Aqueduct. Three archaeological loci representing Hohokam use of the area were recorded in or near the project area. In order to evaluate the loci within the context of the intensive site...
Archaeological and Geomorphological Investigations at the Avon Park Air Force Range, Highlands and Polk Counties, Florida (2006)
This report presents the results of Phase I and II archaeological investigations on the Avon Park Air Force Range (APAFR) in Polk and Highlands counties, Florida. This work was conducted by Geo-Marine, Inc. (GMI), under a contract (DACA63-99-D-0010, Delivery Orders 059, 060 and 065) with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Fort Worth District, acting on behalf of the Air Combat Command (ACC) and APAFR. The purpose of this study is to provide the APAFR with data for use in the management of its...
Archaeological and Historical Investigations of Joe Pool Lake, North Central Texas (1988)
The field of archaeology addresses the full record of human history before writing was invented. Native Americans have lived in Texas for over 12,000 years. Without archaeological studies, the record of many of these early peoples can not be recognized. At the same time, archaeology is able to provide historians with additional details of our recent past, and useful insights into past settlements. As a discipline, archaeology is very young in comparison to other fields such as astronomy,...
An Archaeological Assessment of a Portion of the Bill Monroe Family Homestead in Ohio County, Kentucky (2001)
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 email@example.com.
An Archaeological Assessment of the Coronado to Goldfield 230kV Transmission Line (1991)
Northland Research, Inc. (Northland) has completed a Class III archaeological survey of portions of the Coronado to Goldfield 230kV transmission line located on Arizona State lands, USDI Bureau of Land Management (BLM) lands and Salt River Project (SRP) right-of-ways across privately held lands. Reconnaissance of state and private (patented) lands was completed on April 24 and 25 of 1991 under Permit Number 90-39, and BLM lands were surveyed on May 3, Under Permit Number AZ-000065. As a result...
The Archaeological Conservancy Site Survey, Feature Documentation, Cultural Resources Map Update, and Stabilization at Barrio de Tubac, Santa Cruz County, Arizona (2002)
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 Data Recovery at the Leake Site, Bartow County, Georgia (vol. 1) (2010)
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...