Artifact Report, Field School at the Biface III Site (12MI18) 1981-1982


U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE), Louisville District archaeological collections were sent to the Veterans Curation Program’s (VCP) St. Louis laboratory in May 2011. The VCP St. Louis laboratory is a USACE, St. Louis District’s Mandatory Center of Expertise for the Curation and Management of Archaeological Collections program, which is staffed through Brockington and Associates, Inc., an archaeological contract firm located in Norcross, Georgia.

The procedures employed to re-house the archaeological material from the Field School at Biface III Site 12MI18 investigation are discussed below and follow those procedures utilized by the VCP St. Louis laboratory. In the re-housing process of each investigative effort of the USACE, Louisville District collection, the same standard procedures and Applied Archaeology Laboratory, Ball State University (AAL) guidelines were followed. Upon completion of the curation management project, collections were sent to AAL for permanent curation.

The artifact database can be found in tDAR (

Cite this Record

Artifact Report, Field School at the Biface III Site (12MI18) 1981-1982. Edward Whitsell. 2012 ( tDAR id: 401065) ; doi:10.6067/XCV8154JT7

This Resource is Part of the Following Collections

Spatial Coverage

min long: -86.112; min lat: 40.625 ; max long: -85.729; max lat: 40.775 ;


General Note: The digital materials in this collection were processed by the Veterans Curation Program (VCP), and include the artifact database, artifact photographs, artifact report, finding aid, oversized material spreadsheet and scanned asset key. Additional digital materials held by the VCP include accession file, additional artifact photographs, artifact care/methodology, artifact sketches, document folder listings, excavation unit summary records, field catalogue records, field notes, drafts of field reports, initial data sheet, letters of correspondence, maps, maps of trench orientation and location, oversized material labels, photographic material excel spreadsheet, project objectives, project proposals, records removal sheet, slide labels, stratigraphy records, and a thesis related to the archaeological site. For additional information on these materials, refer to the Finding Aid.

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