Preliminary Appraisal of the Archeological and Paleontological Resources of Cedar Bluff Reservoir, Trego County, Kansas

Author(s): Marvin F. Kivett

Year: 1947


A preliminary archeological and paleontological reconnaissance of the Cedar Bluff Reservoir area in Trego County, Kansas, was undertaken during the period August 12 - 15, 1946. It was the purpose of the recon­ naissance to locate archeological and paleontological materials and to determine whether such remains are likely to be destroyed or damaged by construction of the reservoir.

Fieldwork, which was done by Marvin F. Kivett and J. M. Shippee, consisted mainly of surface collecting and some small-scale test-pitting. Local people were interviewed at Wakeeney and in the vicinity of the reservoir. The area covered by the reconnaissance included both sides
of the reservoir, the tributary streams, and the area below the proposed dam site for a distance of a mile. It is likely that additional sites will be located in the reservoir, since lack of time prevented as thorough an examination of some sections as is desirable.

This report contains an archaeological overview of the sites, historical background, artifact descriptions, photographs and a map of the Cedar Bluff Reservoir.

Cite this Record

Preliminary Appraisal of the Archeological and Paleontological Resources of Cedar Bluff Reservoir, Trego County, Kansas. Marvin F. Kivett. 1947 ( tDAR id: 30160) ; doi:10.6067/XCV8BZ686W

This Resource is Part of the Following Collections

Spatial Coverage

min long: -100.824; min lat: 38.396 ; max long: -98.353; max lat: 39.57 ;

Individual & Institutional Roles

Contact(s): Anne Vawser

Contributor(s): J. M. Shippee; Bureau of Reclamation

Principal Investigator(s): Marvin F. Kivett

Project Director(s): Waldo R. Wedel

Prepared By(s): SI, Missouri Valley Proj., River Basin Surveys, Lincoln, NE

Submitted To(s): Missouri Riv. Basin Recre. Surveys, Region 2, NPS, Omaha, NE

Record Identifiers

NADB document id number(s): 920869

NADB citation id number(s): 000000119132


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