Finding-Aid for the Patty Jo Watson Papers (MSS129)


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Table of Contents

Collection Outline

Descriptive Summary

Biographical Note

Scope and Contents Note

Restrictions

Box and Folder Listing


Collection Outline

I. Correspondence 1986-1989

II. Materials toward Prehistoric Archeology Along the Zagros Flanks 1957-1983

III. Essays 1966-1996

IV. Book Reviews 1957-1971

V. Teaching and Schoolwork 1953-1997

VI. Ephemera 1953-2003

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Descriptive Summary

Creator: Watson, Patty Jo.
TitlePatty Jo Watson Papers
Dates:
Quantity: ca. 155 items
Identification: MSS129

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Biographical Note

Biographical information on Patty Jo Watson can be found in Contemporary Authors volumes 77-80 (Gale Research Co.: Detroit).

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Scope and Contents Note

The collection consists mainly of published essays and books reviews, teaching material, and graduate schoolwork that help document Patty Jo Watson's archaeological career.

This collection is currently unprocessed.

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Restrictions

Access Restrictions

Open.

Use Restriction

None

Users of the collections must read and abide by the Rules for the use of manuscript collection materials.

Users of the collections who wish to use items from this collection, in whole or in part, in any form of publication (as defined in the form) must sign and submit to the Washington University Department of Special Collections a hard copy of the Notification of intent publish manuscript collection materials form.

All publication not covered by fair use restricted to those who have permission of the copyright holder.

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Box and Folder Listing

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I. Correspondence, 1986-1989 (2 items)

Consists of correspondence from Patty Jo Watson to Robert A. Scott and from Richard Watson to Michael D. Resnick.

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II. Materials toward Prehistoric Archeology Along the Zagros Flanks, 1957-1983 (ca. 130 items)

Consists of early drafts and notebooks.

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III. Essays, 1966-1996 (29 items)

Consists of essays by Watson, arranged alphabetically.
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Albert Ernest Glock 1925-1992,
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The Archaic Period and the Flotation Revolution, 1993
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An Archaeological Reconnaissance of Portage Open Bay in Southeast Missouri and the Booth Site: A Late Archaic Campsite Book Review, 1970
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Archaeological Resources of Mammoth Cave National Park: A Brief Summary, 1975
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Archaeology, Anthropology, and the Culture Concept, 1995
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Architectural Differentiation in Some Near Eastern Communities, Prehistoric and Contemporary, 1978
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Beginnings of Village – Farming Communities in Southeastern Turkey, 1971
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Cave Archeology in the Eastern Woodlands, 1986
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Clues to Iranian Prehistory in Modern Village Life, 1966
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A Comparative Statistical Analysis of Painted Pottery From Seven Halafian Sites, 1973
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The Covering Law Model in Archaeology: Practical Uses and Formal Interpretations, 1974
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Excavation and Analysis of Halafian Materials from Southeastern Turkey: the Halafian Period Reexamined, 1973
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Explaining the Transition to Agriculture, 1995
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Explanations and Models: The Prehistorian as Philosopher of Science and the Prehistorian as Excavator of the Past, 1973
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Explanations in Archaeology: Reactions and Rebuttals, 1992
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The Future of Archeology in Anthropology: Culture History and Social Science, 1973
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The Green River, Kentucky, Shellmound Archaeological Project, 1974
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The Halafian Pottery of Tilkitepe, Seen in the Hittite Museum, Ankara (Citadel), 1995
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The Impact of Early Horticulture in the Upland Drainage of the Midwest and Midsouth, 1985
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LeBlanc and Watson – Halaf Papers: A Comparative Statistical Analysis of Painted Pottery from Seven Halafian Sites,
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Method and Theory in Shipwreck Archaeology, 1983
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Of Caves and Shell Mounds in West Central Kentucky, 1996
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Paleonutrition: the Diet and Health of Prehistoric Americans [Foreward],
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Prehistoric Investigations in Southeastern Turkey [Abstract], 1969
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The Razor’s Edge: Symbolic – Structuralist Archaeology and the Expansion of Archeological Inference, 1990
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The Shell Mound Archaic of Western Kentucky, 1983
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A Study of Archaeology [Foreword], 1983
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Systematic, Intensive Surface Collection, 1970
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The Theory and Practice of Ethnoarcheology with Special Reference to the Near East, 1980

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IV. Book Reviews, 1957-1971 (6 items)

Consists of book reviews by Watson, arranged alphabetically.
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Archaeological Surveys in the Zhob and Loralai Districts, West Pakistan,
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Archaeology and the Methodology of Science,
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Man’s Role in Changing the Face of the Earth, 1957
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Reconstructing Prehistoric Pueblo Societies, 1971
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Social Archaeology,
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Stone Age Hunters of the Kafue: The Gwisho A Site, 1967

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V. Teaching and Schoolwork, 1953-1997 (ca. 45 items)

Includes material toward classes taught by Watson and notebooks and papers from her own graduate work.

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VI. Ephemera, 1953-2003 (ca. 43 items)

Contains ephemera broken into three groups: Clippings, notices, and personal documents.
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VI.1 Clippings, (ca. 35 items)
Contains clippings featuring Watson.
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VI.2 Notices, (ca. 7 items)
Consists of notices of speeches given by Watson and awards recieved by her.
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VI.3 Personal Documents, (1 item)
Consists of a photocopy of Watson's marriage certificate.

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