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An Archaeological Curation-Needs Assessment for the US Army Corps of Engineers, Mobile District

Author(s): Mary J. Bade ; Rhonda R. Lueck

Editor(s): Michael K. Trimble ; Christopher B. Pulliam

Year: 1994

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Summary

From the summer of 1992 to 1993, the US Army Corps of Engineers St. Louis District, Mandatory Center of Expertise for the Curation and Management of Archaeological Collections (MCX) evaluated the archaeological collections for a curation-needs assessment of Mobile District, Alabama. Eleven facilities, encompassing 16 separate repositories, were evaluated in the course of the curation-needs assessment—Mississippi State University, the University of Alabama, Auburn University, the Columbus Museum, West Georgia College, the University of Georgia, Jacksonville State University, the Cleveland Museum of Natural History, the National Park Service's Southeast Archeological Center, the Florida Bureau of Archaeological Research, and the Mobile District Office.

In sum, approximately 7,084 cubic feet of artifacts, 558 linear feet of records, and skeletal remains from 901 individuals from 11 facilities are being curated by 16 repositories in 5 different states. All collections require some type of rehabilitation and 75% of all of the collections require complete rehabilitation.


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An Archaeological Curation-Needs Assessment for the US Army Corps of Engineers, Mobile District. Mary J. Bade, Rhonda R. Lueck, Michael K. Trimble, Christopher B. Pulliam. Archaeological Curation-Needs Assessments Technical Report ,No. 3. St. Louis, MO: US Army Corps of Engineers, St. Louis District, Technical Center of Expertise in Archaeological Curation and Collections Management. 1994 ( tDAR id: 407092) ; doi:10.6067/XCV8B56MWJ


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min long: -89.824; min lat: 29.535 ; max long: -82.09; max lat: 41.179 ;

Individual & Institutional Roles

Contact(s): US Army Corps of Engineers Mandatory Center of Expertise for the Curation and Management of Archaeological Collections, St. Louis District

Landowner(s): US Army Corps of Engineers, Mobile District, Mobile, Alabama

Sponsor(s): US Army Corps of Engineers, Mobile District, Mobile, Alabama

Repository(s): Mississippi State University, Starkville ; University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa ; Auburn University, Auburn ; Columbus Museum, Columbus, Georgia ; West Georgia College, Carrollton ; University of Georgia, Athens ; Jacksonville State University, Jacksonville, Alabama ; Cleveland Museum of Natural History, Cleveland, Ohio ; Southeast Archaeological Center, Tallahassee ; Bureau of Archaeological Research, Tallahassee ; Mobile District Office, Mobile

Prepared By(s): US Army Corps of Engineers, St. Louis District, Technical Center of Expertise in Archaeological Curation and Collections Management

Submitted To(s): US Army Corps of Engineers, Mobile District, Mobile, Alabama


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