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Finding Aid, Jackson (1BR35) 1968 and N.D.

Part of the Jackson (1BR35) 1968 and N.D. project

Author(s): Charles Cooper ; Sheldon Owens

Year: 2012

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The Veterans Curation Program utilizes the standard archival practice of unique naming of collections. The purpose of this practice is to avoid redundant and confusing collection names commonly found with archaeological investigations. Therefore, this collection is referred to as "Jackson (1BR35) 1968 and N.D.” This name is consistent throughout the finding aid, the file folders, and the box labels. The extent of this collection is two-tenths (0.2) linear inch.

The Jackson site, 1BR35, is primarily a large historic Lower Creek village with minor prehistoric components. The Jackson site was first recorded in 1959 by Harold Huscher and was excavated in 1960-1961 by David L. DeJarnette and a field crew from the University of Alabama. During that time he documented excavation of three burials. In 2000, “Brockington technicians documented a minimum of four individuals, 6 associated funerary objects, and no unassociated funerary objects.” Although these artifacts and human remains are currently documented as being housed at the Laboratory of Human Osteology at the University of Alabama and the David DeJarnette Laboratory of Archaeology in Moundville, Alabama (Atz, Huddleston & Sweeney 2000), there is a possibility that the artifacts from Jackson (1BR35) 1968 and N.D. are NAGPRA-related, and were therefore treated as such. No report is present for the Jackson (1BR35) 1968 and N.D. investigation and no principal investigator is listed. Very little documentation exists on this investigation aside from the provenience information and accession numbers present on some of the artifacts.

This Jackson (1BR35) 1968 and N.D. investigation, as processed by the Augusta VCP, is composed of two possible investigations, one in 1968 (accession number 70017) and another that has no dates or accession number listed. It is possible they represent the same investigation but that a date of collection was simply not written on some of the bags during fieldwork.

This collection consisted of only a single document, which was an inventory sheet of artifacts. The entry for 1BR35A is the only information that relates to this investigation. Other site numbers were included on the inventory, such as; 1BR42, 1BR43, 1BR62, 1BR69, 1BR201B, 9SW3, and 9SW101. This sheet was removed from box two of seven for the corresponding artifact collection. This sheet was copied on to an acid free paper for conservation purposes and included in an archival collection.

Cite this Record

Finding Aid, Jackson (1BR35) 1968 and N.D.. Charles Cooper, Sheldon Owens. 2012 ( tDAR id: 426717) ; doi:10.6067/XCV8028V8G


Site Name
1BR35 1BR35A

Investigation Types
Heritage Management

Collections Management Finding Aid

Geographic Keywords

Spatial Coverage

min long: -88.198; min lat: 30.978 ; max long: -85.034; max lat: 34.814 ;

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

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

Repository(s): University of Georgia, Laboratory of Archaeology, Athens, Georgia

Prepared By(s): Veterans Curation Program

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


General Note: The digital materials in this collection were processed by the Veterans Curation Program (VCP), and include the artifact database, artifact report, finding aid, and scanned asset key. Additional digital materials held by the VCP include the box inventory, document folder listing, initial data collection sheet, personal notes, and preliminary inventory worksheet. For additional information on these materials, refer to the Finding Aid.

File Information

  Name Size Creation Date Date Uploaded Access
Finding-Aid.pdf 21.00kb Dec 12, 2016 1:13:04 PM Public
Arizona State University The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation National Science Foundation National Endowment for the Humanities Society for American Archaeology Archaeological Institute of America