MS 4835 Petroglyph of footprints on Agency Hill at Muskogee, [Muskogee County] Oklahoma
MS 4844 W.P.A. Archaeological reports
Reports on archaelogical excavations by the W.P.A. in the states of Alabama, Arizona, Arkansas, California, Georgia, Indiana, Iowa, Kentucky, Louisiana, Michigan, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, New Jersey, North Carolina, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas, Wisconsin, Wyoming.
MS 4845 Questionnaires entitled "Department of the Interior, National Park Service, Archaeological Survey 1934"
Each form includes person or organization, who submitted data; site name, location, ownership, protection needed, are nature of site, surface indications, reason for recommending preservation, and remarks.
Division of Archaeology Miscellaneous Photographs
Jochelson, Waldemar I.
Bernheimer, Charles L.
Colburn, Burnham S.
The material consists mostly of photographic prints. A few negatives, photomechanical prints, tintypes, drawings, newspaper clippings, notes, and letters are also included. Much of the material is annotated. In part, the file was assembled for or relates to many accessions and cataloging units of the division. The material was received …
Joseph Caldwell film of the River Basin Survey in Wagoner County, Oklahoma
Footage shot of archeological work being done for the River Basin Survey in Wagoner County, Oklahoma. Film forms part of the Records of the River Basin Surveys, Washington, D. C. Office, Miscellaneous Photographs and Other Records. Please note that the contents of the collection and the language and terminology used …
L. C. Northrup film of Craig Mound excavation, Spiro Site, Oklahoma
Footage shot of a Works Progress Administration supported excavation in the, now, Spiro Mounds State Park. Excavations documented center around the Craig Mound and its "Great Mortuary." Film records recently exposed human burials focusing on platform burial remains. Good detail is given to the designs found on shell fragments as …
MS 2011-07 J. Daniel Rogers masters thesis and related papers on Harlan and Spiro phases of Eastern Oklahoma
Copy of J. Daniel Rogers master's thesis, "Social Ranking and Change in the Harlan and Spiro Phases of Eastern Oklahoma," and related notes, raw data, and analytical results.
MS 4334-b J. Larwill Photographs
Photographs of archeological collections, chiefly from Missouri, S.W. Kansas, and N.W. Oklahoma, including "eccentric flints" said to have been found by Mack Tussinger in the latter two localities [fraudulent?]. (See H. Holmes Ellis "A Study of Oklahoma Eccentric flints. Ohio State Archaeology and History Quarterly, Volume 49, No. 2 1940. Pages 121-27.)
Archaeology reports and related material collection
With the passage of federal environmental and cultural heritage legislation during the 1960s, 1970s, and 1980s, archaeological investigations were required before federal land could be disturbed for construction projects. Reports of these investigations, often conducted by archaeological contactors, were generally published in processed rather than printed form. The multiliths, electrostats, dittographs, and so …
MS 7300 Correspondence concerning James Mooney
Mooney, James, 1861-1921
Oklahoma Historical Society
All but two of the letters are by Mooney. One letter is from Thoburn to Mooney, and one is from Mack Haug. Concern several matters, including interest in having Thoburn's archeological work in Oklahoma published by the Bureau of American Ethnology and Mooney's difficulties in getting into the field in …