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Appraisal of the Archeological and Paleontological Resources of the Jamestown Reservoir North Dakota: Supplement

Author(s): Richard P. Wheeler

Year: 1953

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Summary

Archeological and paleontological investigations were conducted in the Jamestown Resevoir area, Stutsman and Foster Counties, North Dakota, by field units of the Missouri Basin Project, Smithsonian Institution, in 1946, 1947, 1952. In a five-day preliminary survey, August 27-31, 1946, J. Joseph Bauxar and Paul L. Cooper, archeologists, located seven archeological sites in the resevoir area (Bauxar, 1947). In August, 1947, Theodore E. White, paleontologist, and John C. Donohoe, assistant, found no localities of paleontological interesting the area. During the four months period, May 29 to September 26, 1952, a field party led by Richard P. Wheeler, archeologist, with Thomas H. Cain and Alan Wollworth, assistance, recorded 24 new archaeological sites in the area and tested or excavated five of the 27 sites located within the future resevoir. This report summarizes briefly the results of surveys and archeological excavations in the Jamestown Resevoir. Three relatively large sites in the reservoir area may be classified as Indian Villages, while three small sites in the reservoir area seem to have been temporary camps.


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Appraisal of the Archeological and Paleontological Resources of the Jamestown Reservoir North Dakota: Supplement. Richard P. Wheeler. 1953 ( tDAR id: 24845) ; doi:10.6067/XCV8FX7CK6


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Spatial Coverage

min long: -99.042; min lat: 46.77 ; max long: -98.433; max lat: 47.209 ;

Individual & Institutional Roles

Contact(s): Anne Vawser

Sponsor(s): Missouri River Basin Recreation Survey, Region 2, National Park Service

Prepared By(s): Smithsonian Institution ; Missouri River Basin Archaeological Salvage program

Submitted To(s): Missouri River Basin Recreation Survey, Region 2, National Park Service


Record Identifiers

NADB document id number(s): 922786

NADB citation id number(s): 000000121156

Notes

General Note: Submitted to: Missouri Riv. Basin Recre. Survey, Region 2, NPS, Omaha, NE

General Note: Sent from: Missouri Basin Project, SI, Lincoln, NE


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