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Campus Archaeology Lecture For Lynne

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Guest Lecture on Campus Archaeology for ANP 201H.

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Campus Archaeology Lecture For Lynne

  1. 1. ANP 203-002H Introduction to Archaeology
  2. 2. I am NOT teaching this class.
  3. 3. Lynne Goldstein lynneg@msu.edu
  4. 4. syllabus is on Angel.
  5. 5. Terry Brock Terry Brock Campus Archaeologist
  6. 6. MSU Campus Archaeology Program
  7. 7. What is Archaeology?
  8. 8. Study of human culture through the stuff humans use.
  9. 9. material culture
  10. 10. historic and prehistoric archaeology
  11. 11. Cultural Resource Management
  12. 12. Protect msu’s cultural resources Collaborate with msu departments and services Educate msu and the public about archaeology
  13. 13. Protect msu’s cultural resources
  14. 14. Construction workers dig BIG HOLES
  15. 15. landscapers dig tiny holes
  16. 16. Holes have the potential to damage material culture.
  17. 17. archaeology is destructive, but it is controlled destruction.
  18. 18. Collaborate with msu departments and services
  19. 19. msu archives for historical documents and records
  20. 20. physical plant for construction planning and procedure
  21. 21. Educate msu and the public about archaeology
  22. 22. student workforce provides on the job training
  23. 23. Internships advance undergraduate engagement
  24. 24. Public outreach happens everywhere
  25. 25. physical Row Faculty plant construction plan ± Gra nd R iver Ave . Ave . gan Campbell Hall Mary Mayo Hall chi Mi Wills House Abbott Rd. Williams Hall Landon Hall Yakeley Hall Gilchrist Hall Legend Red Cedar River Cowles House Planned Construction Communication Commun. Substation Electric Electric Substation W Steam Music es t Ci rc Steam Substation le Dr ive Water Faculty Row Buildings Current Buildings Current Roads 0 Red Cedar River 0 25 50 100 150 200 Meters
  26. 26. msu archives provides maps
  27. 27. ...and photographs
  28. 28. lots of photographs
  29. 29. which showed change over time
  30. 30. decided to excavate in five places Faculty Row ± Gra nd R iver Ave . Ave . an Campbell Hall Mary Mayo Hall hig Mic 1 2 Wills House Abbott Rd. 6 4 3 Williams Hall Landon Hall Yakeley Hall Gilchrist Hall Legend Red Cedar River Cowles House Planned Construction 5 Communication Commun. Substation Electric Electric Substation W Steam Music es t Ci rc Steam Substation le Dr ive Water Faculty Row Buildings Current Buildings Current Roads 0 Red Cedar River 0 25 50 100 150 200 Meters
  31. 31. what kind of goals did we have?
  32. 32. had any buildings survived? what sort of lives were the leading? how did Faculty Row contribute to the changing landscape of the college?
  33. 33. what did we find?
  34. 34. wooden water pipe
  35. 35. bottle glass
  36. 36. bricks
  37. 37. what did we learn?
  38. 38. artifact dates dates artifact production location
  39. 39. as the campus expanded, so did the distance that the materials (stuff) traveled.
  40. 40. Questions?

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