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 BSU M.A. Theses in Historical Archaeology

 2012-2009

Manning, Mary, 2012, Homemade Magic: Concealed Deposits in Architectural Contexts in the Eastern United States.
M.A. thesis, Department of Anthropology, Ball State University, Muncie, Indiana.

Link to M. Manning's thesis


Lautzenheiser, Michael, 2010, Quakers on the Hoosier Frontier: A Diachronic Perspective on the Archaeology of Huddleston House, a Nineteenth-Century Indiana Farmstead
M.A. thesis, Department of Anthropology, Ball State University, Muncie, Indiana.

Michael Lautzenheiser was the recipient of the 2011 Ball State Alumni Association's Distinguished Master's Thesis Award.

Link to M. Lautzenheiser's thesis


Cupka-Head, Kevin, 2010,  Archaeology of the Hoosier Hills: Exploring Economic and Material Conditions at the Charley Farmstead.
M.A. thesis, Department of Anthropology, Ball State University, Muncie, Indiana.

Link to K. Cupka-Head's thesis

 

2008-2000

Laswell, Jeffrey L., 2008, Functional Analysis of Probate Inventories and Archaeological Materials of the Lick Creek Community: An Antebellum Midwest Biracial Community.  M.A. thesis, Department of Anthropology, Ball State University, Muncie, Indiana.

Whitaker, Jamie L., 2007, "Hark From the Tomb": The Culture History and Archaeology of African-American Cemeteries.  M.A. thesis, Department of Anthropology, Ball State University, Muncie, Indiana.

Blanch, Christina L., 2006,  Because of Her Victorian Upbringing: Gender Archaeology at the Moore-Youse House. M.A. thesis, Department of Anthropology, Ball State University, Muncie, Indiana. 

Thesis front matter (65 kb pdf file)

Thesis main document (6.6 mb pdf file)

 

Bubb, Louis A., 2005,  The Aussom Cabin: An Early Nineteenth Century Residence in Huntington County, IndianaM.A. thesis, Department of Anthropology, Ball State University, Muncie, Indiana. 

Favret, Amy C., 2005,  The Bioarchaeology of Children's Health in Antebellum Kentucky: The Old Frankfort Cemetery.  M.A. thesis, Department of Anthropology, Ball State University, Muncie, Indiana.

Scott, Elizabeth M., 2004, The Poultry Faunal Pattern at the Lanier Site (12JE490): An Intra-site Faunal Analysis with a Focus on Avian RemainsM.A. thesis, Department of Anthropology, Ball State University, Muncie, Indiana. 

Hale, John P., 2003, Building on a Solid Foundation: The Use of Bricks and Mortar in House Foundations in Colonial New EnglandM.A. thesis, Department of Anthropology, Ball State University, Muncie, Indiana. 

1999-1986

Feldhues, William J., 1998, The Remains of First Street: Phosphate Testing and Archaeological Excavation at the James F. D. Lanier State Historic Site in Madison, Indiana M.A. thesis, Department of Anthropology, Ball State University, Muncie, Indiana. 

Mann, Rob, 1994, Zachariah Cicott, 19th Century French Canadian Fur Trader: Ethnohistoric and Arhaeological Perspectives of Ethnic Identity in the Wabash Valley M.A. thesis, Department of Anthropology, Ball State University, Muncie, Indiana. 

Parish, Cindy K., 1994, Wabash and Erie Canal Gronauer Lock #2: Historical Documentation versus the Archaeological Record M.A. thesis, Department of Anthropology, Ball State University, Muncie, Indiana. 

Huser, William, 1993, Archaeology and Socioeconomic Evaluation of the William Conner House Site (12H608): A 19th-Century Rural Residence in Hamilton County, Indiana M.A. thesis, Department of Anthropology, Ball State University, Muncie, Indiana. 

Bailey, Charlene Anne Beaty, 1991, Public Interpretation of Historic Archaeology at Historic Sites in Eastern United StatesM.A. thesis, Department of Anthropology, Ball State University, Muncie, Indiana. 

West, Bryan C., 1991, First Light on Anthony Wayne's Headquarters of Greene Ville: The Historic Archaeology of the headquarters of the legion of the United States (1793 to 1796) M.A. thesis, Department of Anthropology, Ball State University, Muncie, Indiana. 

Stillwell, Larry N., 1990, The Richardville/LaFontaine House and the Troyer Site: A Material Culture Comparison M.A. thesis, Department of Anthropology, Ball State University, Muncie, Indiana. 

Metz, William, 1986, The Historical Archaeology of the Oil and Gas Industry in Wyoming.  M.A. thesis, Department of Anthropology, Ball State University, Muncie, Indiana. 

 

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