Archaeological Collections and Curation Facilities Assessment (Legacy 92-0304)


This project resulted in curation needs assessments of western U.S. Department of Defense military installations.

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Archaeological Collections and Curation Facilities Assessment (Legacy 92-0304). ( tDAR id: 468058) ; doi:10.48512/XCV8468058

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Spatial Coverage

min long: -126.943; min lat: 31.915 ; max long: -113.877; max lat: 49.696 ;

Individual & Institutional Roles

Contact(s): OSD Cultural Resources Program

Prepared By(s): U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, St. Louis District

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  • Documents (3)


  1. An Archaeological Curation Needs Assessment for Fort Irwin, Naval Air Station, North Island, Edwards Air Force Base, and Marine Corps Air-Ground Combat Center, Twentynine Palms - Report (Legacy 92-0304) (1997)
    DOCUMENT Full-Text Michael Trimble. Christopher Pulliam.

    The U.S, Army Corps of Engineers - St. Louis District inspected all archaeological materials and associated records in the care of NAS North Island, Edwards AFB, Fort Irwin, and MCAGCC Twentynine Palms, as well as the private and university repositories they use. The inspection found widespread deterioration and neglect of many of the Army, Air Force, and Navy's archaeological collections.

  2. Archaeological Curation Needs Assessments for Fort Sill, Oklahoma, Fort Gordon, Georgia, Vandenberg Air Force Base, California, Camp Pendleton Marine Corps Base, California, and Naval Air Weapons Station, China Lake, California (1993)
    DOCUMENT Full-Text Thomas B. Meyers. Michael Trimble.

    This curation needs assessment study of five installations found that, of the collections stored at 20+ repositories, only three meet the minimum Federal standards as described in 36 CFR Part 79.

  3. Archaeological Curation-Needs Assessment for Fort Lewis, Washington and California Installations - Report (Legacy 92-0304) (1996)
    DOCUMENT Full-Text Michael Trimble. Christopher Pulliam.

    This document reports on a curation needs assessment of 11 facilities in the western U.S. At least 50% of the collections were found to require complete rehabilitation to comply with 36 CFR Part 79.