Accession Number : ADA323900

Title :   An Archaeological Curation-Needs Assessment for the U.S. Air Force, Air Mobility Command.

Descriptive Note : Final rept.,

Corporate Author : ARMY ENGINEER DISTRICT ST LOUIS MO

Personal Author(s) : Drew, Natalie M. ; Trimble, Michael K. ; Pulliam, Christopher B.

PDF Url : ADA323900

Report Date : 1995

Pagination or Media Count : 219

Abstract : During the fall of 1993, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, St. Louis District, Mandatory Center of Expertise for the Curation and Management of Archaeological Collections (MCX) conducted a survey of archaeological collections and associated documentation generated from archaeological investigations conducted on 13 U.S. Air Force, Air Mobility Command (AMC) installations. Only four (Charleston Air Force Base, South Carolina; Dover Air Force Base, Delaware; Scott Air Force Base, Illinois; and Travis Air Force Base, California) of the 13 installations researched by the MCX had generated archaeological collections, which includes the artifacts and the associated documentation. In sum, approximately 19 ft 3 of artifacts and approximately 10 linear feet of records from AMC installations are being curated by nine repositories in four different states. All collections require at least partial rehabilitation to comply with Federal regulations, and 44% of the collections require complete rehabilitation.

Descriptors :   *AIR FORCE FACILITIES, *ARCHEOLOGY, *ARTIFACTS, NATURAL RESOURCES, ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACT, ARMY CORPS OF ENGINEERS, RESEARCH MANAGEMENT, HISTORIC SITES, CULTURAL RESOURCES, PRESERVATION, NATURAL HISTORY, FEDERAL LAW, MUSEUMS, ANTHROPOLOGY.

Subject Categories : Humanities and History
      Logistics, Military Facilities and Supplies

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE