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Getting Down and Dirty: The Robinson Collection Project Team Visits the Gila River Farm Site
Jaye Smith, Robinson Collection Project Team Lead (July 1, 2022)—When working on a legacy collection, it is hard to envision the context of the excavations conducted from just the notes and artifact assemblages. As the Robinson Collection Project Team conducts their preliminary research and reh...
Robinson Collection Project—We’re BAAAACK!
Jaye Smith, Robinson Collection Project Team Lead Saturday, March 14, 2020, 10:46:25 a.m.: “Last night [Arizona State Museum] was informed that at the directive of the Provost Office and the office of Research, Innovation & Impact (RII) the Museum will be closed to the public effective th...
Val Freireich, Volunteer (June 30, 2021)—Fifteen stone pipes in a plastic bag. Other than potsherds, fifteen of a single type of artifact in one place has been a rarity during my volunteer work on Archaeology Southwest’s Robinson Collection Project. Fifteen steatite stone pipes. The quanti...
Archaeology Southwest at the 2021 (Virtual) SAA Meeting
Karen Schollmeyer, Preservation Archaeologist and Director, Preservation Archaeology Field School (April 6, 2021)—This time of year is generally filled with excitement as many of us at Archaeology Southwest prepare to present our current research at the annual meeting of the Society for Ameri...
When Two Worlds Collide
Jaye S. Smith, Robinson Collection Project Volunteer Co-Team Leader (November 25, 2019)—Before my passion for archaeological research could take root, I spent 32 years traveling the world to serve the mineral specimen dealer and collector community. After my retirement, I devoted all of my avai...
Robinson Collection Project Update—A Successful Season of Citizen Science Collaboration, Participation, and Research
Jaye S. Smith and Sheri Thompson, Robinson Collection Project Volunteer Co-Team Leads (May 10, 2019)—For more than 30 citizen-scientist volunteers, the “end of the season” for the Robinson Collection Project is both exhilarating and frustrating—the 2018–2019 session can’t be over yet!...