Collections

Saints' Rest

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Saints’ Rest was excavated as part of the MSU sesquicentennial in order to learn more about student lives during the earliest phases of the campus.…

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Campus Archaeology Program

Faculty Row

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Construction was done in 2008 to put in new utilities in the West Circle dormitory parking lot. Campus Archaeology was commissioned to mitigate the…

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Campus Archaeology Program

Williams Hall

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During 2007, construction teams putting in wiring to the new Williams Hall uncovered the foundation of the original Williams hall, including one of…

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Campus Archaeology Program

Bessey Survey

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In September 2010 shovel testing was done in the area between the river and Bessey Hall, Computer Center and Ramp #2 on Auditorium before possible…

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Campus Archaeology Program

Beal Street Survey

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The Beal Street Survey was carried out in 2009 to check for archaeological sensitivity during a tree replacement project carried out by MSU …

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Campus Archaeology Program

College Hall

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The foundations of College Hall were found during a survey around Beaumont Tower in Fall 2009. Excavation of the site uncovered portions of the…

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Campus Archaeology Program

Field School 2010

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The 2010 summer field school investigated a number of locations on campus including surveys done at Shaw Lane Power Plant, the Sacred Space, and Old…

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Campus Archaeology Program

Field School 2011

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In the summer of 2011, the field school investigated a number of locations around the Sacred Space in campus. They began by doing a survey of the…

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Campus Archaeology Program

Emmons-Brody Survey

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Campus Archaeology Program

Alice Cowles

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The Alice B. Cowles House was the house of the first few presidents of the campus. Since its construction it has been the house of the most important…

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Campus Archaeology Program