A Phase I Assessment of Archaeological Collections from the USACE Savannah District
Between September 1994 and January 1995, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, St. Louis District's Mandatory Center of Expertise for the Curation and Management of Archaeological Collections (MCX-CMAC) performed research to address the status of the Savannah District's archaeological collections from projects conducted, on fee-title land at Hartwell, Russell, and J. Strom Thurmond lakes in Georgia and South Carolina.
The MCX-CMAC conducted a literature and site record review of all work conducted at the three lakes and compiled an annotated bibliography of all references, noting the presence or absence of collections, types of materials, NAGPRA-related materials, and the location of the archaeological materials and associated documentation. Reports and documentation were studied at the Savannah District office; the South Carolina Institute for Archaeology and Anthropology, Columbia; the University of Georgia, Athens, Laboratory of Archaeology; Brockington and Associates, Atlanta, Georgia; Carolina Archaeological Services, Columbia, South Carolina; New South Associates, Stone Mountain, Georgia; and at the cultural resources offices at the lakes.
In sum, 188 technical reports and 75 related files were identified and examined. Eight repositories were identified as curating archaeological collections from the lakes. NAGPRA-related materials from the lakes are presumably curated at the Laboratory of Archaeology, University of Georgia, Athens, and the Office of Archaeological Services, University of Alabama Museums, Moundville.
Cite this Record
A Phase I Assessment of Archaeological Collections from the USACE Savannah District. Charles M. Slaymaker, Michael K. Trimble, Christopher B. Pulliam. Archaeological Curation-Needs Assessment Technical Report ,No. 11. St. Louis, MO: US Army Corps of Engineers Mandatory Center of Expertise for the Curation and Management of Archaeological Collections, St. Louis District. 1997 ( tDAR id: 413598) ; doi:10.6067/XCV8154K5W
This Resource is Part of the Following Collections
min long: -82.95; min lat: 33.583 ; max long: -82.104; max lat: 34.484 ;
Individual & Institutional Roles
Sponsor(s): US Army Corps of Engineers, Savannah District
Repository(s): South Carolina Institute of Archaeology and Anthropology, Columbia; Laboratory of Archaeology, University of Georgia, Athens (UG); US Army Corps of Engineers, Savannah District Office; Office of Archaeological Services, University of Alabama Museums, Moundville, AL; A private owner (CELMS-PD-C reference number 15); Brockington & Associates, Atlanta, Ga; New South Associates, Stone Mountain, GA; Carolina Archaeological Services, Columbia, SC
Submitted To(s): US Army Corps of Engineers, Savannah District
General Note: *Each lake has multiple archaeological sites. See Technical Report, Appendix 6, 7 and 8 for list of sites.
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