Sedentary through Classic Period (Temporal Keyword)

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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.


Ancient Canals and Cities (1903)
DOCUMENT Full-Text James Benham.

This image is a 1903 map of the Salt River Valley showing ancient canals and cities created by the Hohokam Indians. The map regards the excavations of H.R. Patrick between 1878 and 1905 and it was created for the Phoenix Free Museum.


Archaic Occupation on the Santa Cruz Flats: The Tator Hills Archaeological Project (1993)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Uploaded by: Lauren Jelinek

This report describes the results of archaeological investigations undertaken northeast and in the vicinity of the Tator Hills at the southern edge of the Santa Cruz Flats. The archaeological investigations were funded by the Bureau of Reclamation, Arizona Projects Office, and identified as Tasks 43 and 45 of Contract 3-PA-30-00740. The work was conducted to mitigate the impact to prehistoric resources in the construction of the Central Arizona Irrigation and Drainage District, Central Unit IV...


Birdseye View of the Salt River Valley (1934)
IMAGE T.A. Hayden.

This document is an historic sketch of a birdseye view of the Salt River Valley and surrounding area. The map was done in conjunction with the Salt River Project and the area of the SRP is designated on the map along with the Verde River Irrigatoin and Power District. The map includes the existing canals and water ways at the time and the White Lands San Carlos Project.


A Critique on Arthur Woodward's "The Grewe Site" (1948)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Paul J. F. Schumacher.

This critique deals mainly in the structres and artifacts found at the Grewe site in Coolidge, Arizona. It discusses the materials used and mixes involved in the structures of the site along with prehistoric tools used. It provides breakdowns of the types of ceramics and shell discovered during excavations. Schumacher does include some criticism of Woodward in that he believed Woodward did not give enough focus to ceramics.


Cultural Resources Assessment of 23 Archaeological Sites Located Along Reach 3 of the Fannin-McFarland Portion of the CAP Canal
PROJECT USDI Bureau of Reclamation, Phoenix Area Office.

The Bureau of Reclamation has developed an archaeological site database for the Central Arizona Project (CAP) canal main stem based on the Class III survey data that includes all previously recorded sites. An unknown number of these sites were either destroyed by construction or excavation, while others are no longer located within the CAP right-of-way (ROW). To assist Reclamation in checking the accuracy of its site database, Archaeological Consulting Services, Ltd. (ACS) was asked to revisit...


Cultural Resources Assessment of 23 Archaeological Sites Located Along Reach 3 of the Fannin-McFarland Portion of the CAP Canal (2007)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Ilya Berelov. Teresa L. Pinter.

The Bureau of Reclamation has developed an archaeological site database for the Central Arizona Project (CAP) canal main stem based on the Class III survey data that includes all previously recorded sites. An unknown number of these sites were either destroyed by construction or excavation, while others are no longer located within the CAP right-of-way (ROW). To assist Reclamation in checking the accuracy of its site database, Archaeological Consulting Services, Ltd. (ACS) was asked to revisit...


The Dinosaur: Archaeological Investigations Within the Gila River Valley for the Salt River Project's Pinal Central to Dinosaur 500 kV Transmission Line, Pinal County, Arizona (2010)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Uploaded by: adam brin

Salt River Project Agricultural Improvement and Power District (SRP) plans to construct an 88-mile-long 500-kV extra-high voltage transmission line linking the Pinal West, Santa Rosa, Pinal Central, Abel, and Dinosaur substations (ACC CEC Case No. 126). This report presents the results of Phase I data recovery (extent testing) and Phase II data recovery within a 40-m- (130-ft-) wide corridor at seven sites located on State Trust Land administered by the Arizona State Land Department (ASLD) (ASLD...


Faunal Material from the Gillespie Dam Site, AZ T:13:18 (ASM) (2010)
DATASET Tiffany Clark.

Data recovery efforts undertaken by Desert Archaeology, Inc. at the Gillespie Dam site (AZ T:13:18 [ASM]) in central Arizona resulted in the recovery of relatively small faunal assemblage. This report provides a brief description of the 37 bone specimens that were obtained from these excavations. Though conclusions are limited by the size of the assemblage, the findings of this study indicate that the residents of the Sedentary or early Classic period village followed a fairly typical Hohokam...


Gillespie Dam Site
PROJECT Uploaded by: Tiffany Clark

Data recovery excavations


Grewe Archaeological Site and Compound F
PROJECT Uploaded by: Tol Cherry

This project regards the Grewe archaeological site in Coolidge, Arizona. Included are reports, maps and images of the Grewe site and surrounding related sites. The project examines ceramic form, material, use and manufacture along with sketches of artifact found. Other artifacts detailed are arrow heads and shell.


The Grewe Site (1931)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Arthur Woodward.

This report is a detailed look at the Grewe site in Coolidge, Arizona. Included are sketches of artifacts found including ceramics, arrow heads, palletes and other miscellaneous artifacts. There are sketched maps of the site along with pit dwellings and surface structures. The report also details cremations and inhumations found.


Historic Maps of the Salt River and Gila Valleys
PROJECT Uploaded by: Tol Cherry

This project contains various historic maps and images of the Salt River and Gila Valley. These maps include prehistoric canal systems of the Hohokam Indians. Some maps also include modern irrigation projects and water ways of the time period.


Historical Map of Salt River Valley (1905)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Uploaded by: Tol Cherry

This document is a historic hand drawn map of the Salt River Valley. On the map are historic notes regarding milestone dates such as when the first cultivated field were put in and by whom. The notes also indicate John Y.T. Smith as the first white man to establish any habitation in the Salt River Valley in 1867 and government contracts he was awarded.


Jesse Walter Fewkes
PROJECT Uploaded by: Tol Cherry

This project contains diverse works of Jesse Walter Fewkes over time on the Casa Grande Ruins National Monument including tables, maps, images and reports.


Map of Prehistoric Canal System, Gila Valley (1926)
IMAGE Byron Cummings.

This image is a topographic map that details the prehistoric canal system throughout the Gila Valley. The map details both the Gila and McClellan rivers and the manner and location in which the canal connect with the rivers. The image also details, by grid system, the locations of prehistoric sites and existing towns.


Photolog for the Photos from the Cultural Resources Assessment of 23 Archaeological Sites Located Along Reach 3 of the Fannin-McFarland Portion of the CAP Canal (2007)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Archaeological Consulting Services, Ltd..

The Bureau of Reclamation has developed an archaeological site database for the Central Arizona Project (CAP) canal main stem based on the Class III survey data that includes all previously recorded sites. An unknown number of these sites were either destroyed by construction or excavation, while others are no longer located within the CAP right-of-way (ROW). To assist Reclamation in checking the accuracy of its site database, Archaeological Consulting Services, Ltd. (ACS) was asked to revisit...


Photos from the Cultural Resources Assessment of 23 Archaeological Sites Located Along Reach 3 of the Fannin-McFarland Portion of the CAP Canal (2007)
IMAGE Archaeological Consulting Services, Ltd.. Ilya Berelov.

The Bureau of Reclamation has developed an archaeological site database for the Central Arizona Project (CAP) canal main stem based on the Class III survey data that includes all previously recorded sites. An unknown number of these sites were either destroyed by construction or excavation, while others are no longer located within the CAP right-of-way (ROW). To assist Reclamation in checking the accuracy of its site database, Archaeological Consulting Services, Ltd. (ACS) was asked to revisit...


Prehistoric Irrigation Canals (1922)
IMAGE Dr. Omar A. Turney.

This image is a 1922 map of prehistoric irrigation systems throughout the Salt River Valley. The map indicated where the Salt River meets the Gila River. The map labels and indicates the location of both the prehistoric irrigation canals and prehistoric settlements. Further, the map shows locations of petroglyph sites. The image also includes a short pamphlet outlining the history of the Hohokam existence and important time lines.


The Prehistoric Irrigation of the Casa Grande Ruins Area of the Gila River in Southern Arizona (1963)
IMAGE Midvale Frank.

This image reflects both prehistoric and historic landmarks as well as irrigation water ways feeding from the Gila River. In addition, the map shows roads, highways, modern canals, railroad line, cemeteries, modern buildings and their location surrounding the Gila River and Casa Grande Ruins. Every canal and ruin shown on the map was measured, photographed an dplotted to scale.


Salt River Valley Canal System (1966)
IMAGE Frank MIdvale.

This image is a map of the prehistoric irrigation system of the Salt River Valley by Frank Midvale. The map shows how the canal system branches from the Salt River and where the river connects to the Gila River. The individual canals are named and listed and the prehistoric cities and important geographical locations are listed and named as well.


Twenty-Eighth Annual Report of the Bureau of American Ethnology (1912)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Jesse Walter Fewkes.

This volume report is a detailed document annually submitted to the Secretary of the Smithsonian Institution. While it does provide some information of national context most of the document focuses on 2 reports submitted by Jesse W. Fewkes: "Casa Grande, Arizona" and "Antiquities of the Upper Verde River and Walnut Creek Valleys, Arizona. Fewkes' report, "Casa Grande, Arizona," is described in the general introduction to the BAE report as the final report of his work at Casa Grande. A...