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Artifact Report, Salamonie and Mississinewa Reservoirs 1961-1963

Author(s): Layne C. Bryant

Year: 2012

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Summary

U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE), Louisville District archaeological collections were sent to the Veterans Curation Project’s (VCP) St. Louis laboratory in the fall of 2009. The VCP St. Louis laboratory was established by USACE, St. Louis District’s Mandatory Center of Expertise for the Curation and Management of Archaeological Collections using American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 funds and staffed through Brockington and Associates, Inc.

Human skeletal remains (HSR) were removed from the USACE, Louisville District collection and brought to St. Louis by USACE, St. Louis District physical anthropologist Cathy Van Arsdale prior to the materials being sent to the VCP lab. Because of the sensitive nature of human remains, it was determined that they would remain at the USACE, St. Louis District archaeological laboratory to be processed and labeled by Corps employees.

The procedures employed by the VCP St. Louis laboratory to re-house the archaeological material from the Salamonie Lake investigation are discussed below. In the re-housing process of each investigative effort of the USACE, Louisville District collection, the same standard procedures and Glenn A. Black Laboratory of Archaeology, Indiana University (GBL) guidelines were followed. Upon completion of the curation management project, collections were sent to GBL for permanent curation.


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Cite this Record

Artifact Report, Salamonie and Mississinewa Reservoirs 1961-1963. Layne C. Bryant. 2012 ( tDAR id: 427823) ; doi:10.6067/XCV8WH2S40


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Spatial Coverage

min long: -86.041; min lat: 40.553 ; max long: -85.409; max lat: 40.918 ;

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, Louisville 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): Glenn A. Black Laboratory of Archaeology, Indiana University

Prepared By(s): Veterans Curation Program

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


Notes

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, initial report, prehistory report, scanned asset key, second report and a third report. Additional digital materials held by the VCP include a box inventory, card stock inserts, correspondence documents, document folder listing, an initial data collection, and notes. For additional information on these materials, refer to the Finding Aid.


File Information

  Name Size Creation Date Date Uploaded Access
Salamonie-Artifact-Report.pdf 363.51kb Mar 8, 2017 2:40:02 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