Archaeological Field Reconnaissance Salamonie Reservoir Wildlife Ponds 1979

Part of: US Army Corps of Engineers, Louisville District VCP

This collection is referred to as "Archaeological Field Reconnaissance Salamonie Reservoir Wildlife Ponds 1979.” This name is consistent throughout the finding aid, the file folders, and the box labels. The extent of this collection is three quarters (0.75) of a linear inch.

This collection includes correspondence for the request, reply, and authorization of an archaeological reconnaissance for the Unit 29 area of the Salamonie Reservoir for the proposed construction of seven wildlife ponds. Handwritten projects notes with project numbers, hours, and mileage are also included. In the upper right corner of the correspondence requesting an archaeological reconnaissance and cost quote, “79FR13, Wabash/Huntington Co. Salamonie Wildlife Ponds” is handwritten, which suggests that Ball State University’s designated project code for this investigation is 79FR13.

The digital materials in this collection were processed by the Veterans Curation Program (VCP), and include the finding aid, investigation report, oversized material database and scanned asset key. Additional digital materials held by the VCP include correspondence, interdepartmental communication, notes, removal records and statements of account. For additional information on these materials, refer to the Finding Aid.

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  • Archaeological Field Reconnaissance Salamonie Reservoir Wildlife Ponds 1979
    PROJECT Ronald Hicks. US Army Corps of Engineers, Louisville District. US Army Corps of Engineers Mandatory Center of Expertise for the Curation and Management of Archaeological Collections, St. Louis District.

    An archaeological field reconnaissance and literature search was completed for seven proposed wildlife ponds near the Salmonie Reservoir, Wabash County, Indiana by Ball State University for the Department of Natural Resources. The project was located on the north side of the Salamonie Reservoir approximately three miles south of the Salamonie dam. Two of the seven ponds were already present, but without water. The field reconnaissance was led by Ronald Hicks and conducted on June 14, 1979 to...