Category Archives: Curation

Amelia Dall, Museo de las Americas

My name is Amelia Dall, and I’m a current second year graduate student with the Anthropology Department. Last summer I interned at Museo de las Americas (Latin America Museum) in Denver, Colorado. I had the opportunity to assist all staff in their departments: Education, Public Relations, Grant Writing, and Collections. In the second week of […]

Connor Laszewski, Prehistory Research Project

Connor Laszewski Internship at Prehistory Research Project Introduction: During the Summer of 2018, I interned at the Prehistory Research Project at Texas State University. The focus of my internship was the analysis of the Native American projectile points known as dart points. These dart points were provided by collector J.D. Zeptner, who obtained them in […]

Robert Swift, Center for Archaeological Studies

‘Internship at the Center for Archaeological Studies: The Curatorial Process and the Martyrdom of St. Boko Robert J. Swift Introduction: I completed an internship at Texas State University’s (TSU) Center for Archaeological Studies (CAS) during the Spring 2018 semester. In this paper I outline the mission of CAS, discuss the curatorial tasks I performed […]

Jessica McCann, The Center for Archaeological Studies

The Curation of Historic Pottery Jessica McCann Introduction I conducted an internship at The Center for Archaeological Studies in the spring of 2018. This paper will describe the project of curating pottery from the Wilson Durham Chanlder Pottery Site and the importance of curating artifacts correctly for future study. The Center for Archaeological Studies, […]

Greg Simmons, Central Texas Archaeological Resources

Internship at Central Texas Archaeological Resources: Excavation of La Pila Greg Simmons   Introduction  My internship for Central Texas Archaeological Resources took place during the summer of 2017. The project site is called “La Pila,” which means “The Basin” or “The Fountain,” and is in Waco, Texas. I spent nearly all my time with CTAR […]