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Alexandria's Main Street:
Urban Archaeology on the 500 Block of King Street

References

General

  • Baker Larsen, Ellouise. American Historical Views on Staffordshire China. 3rd Edition. Dover Publications, Inc., New York. 1975.
  • Sinberg Baker, Ruth. 1992. “Home of Peace Cemetery” in The Fireside Sentinel, Vol. VI, No.4. The Alexandria Library, Lloyd House Journal, April 1992.
  • Beidleman, Katharine D. “Eight Parking Spaces at a Time: pragmatism and research methods within the urban environment.” Paper presented at the 12th Annual Conference of the Society for Historical Archaeology, Nashville, Tennessee, 1979.
  • Beidleman, Katharine D. “The 500-block King Street Excavation: Alexandria Archaeology’s First ‘Test Square’ ” Paper presented at the 9th Annual Middle Atlantic Archaeology Conference, Rehobeth Beach, Delaware, 1979.
  • Beidleman, Katherine D. et al.“Creating a database: the city’s test square.” Paper presented at the 45th annual meeting of the Society for American Archaeology, 1980.
  • Cox, Mrs. Hugh B. “Historic American Buildings Survey: Adam Lynn House.” The Historic Alexandria Foundation. Ed. Antoinette J. Lee, 1975.
  • Godden, Geoffrey A. Encyclopaedia of British Pottery and Porcelain Marks. New York: Bonanza Books, 1964.
  • Magid, Barbara H. “Alexandria Archaeology: Evidence of the China Trade,” The 27th Annual  Washington Antiques Show Catalogue, 1982.
  • Magid, Barbara H. Artifacts, Advertisements and Archaeology, Catalogue of an Exhibition. Alexandria Archaeology. City of Alexandria, 1985.
  • Magid, Barbara H. “Commemorative Wares in George Washington’s Hometown.” Ceramics in America, Chipstone Foundation, 2006.
  • McCord, T.B., Jr. Across the Fence But A World Apart. The Coleman Site, 1796-1907. Alexandria, VA: Alexandria Urban Archaeology Program, 1985.
  • Perge, Catherine. “A Historical Survey of Alexandria’s Water Supply 1755-1852.” 1980.
  • Provine, Dorothy S., abstracted and indexed by. Alexandria County, Virginia Free Negro Registers 1797-1861. Bowie, MD: Heritage Books, Inc. 1990.
  • Shephard, Steve J. Obtaining Water and Discarding Waste: an Overview of Attitudes and  Practices in Nineteenth-century Alexandria, Virginia. Paper presented at the First Joint Archaeological Conference, January 5-9, Baltimore, Maryland. Alexandria Archaeology Publications Number 4, 1989.
  • Smith, William F. and T. Michael Miller. A Seaport Saga: Portrait of Old Alexandria, Virginia. Norfolk/Virginia Beach: The Downing Company Publishers, 1989.
  • Terrie, Phillip. “Alexandria’s Main Street Residents: A Social History of the 500 Block of King Street.” Alexandria Archaeology Manuscript, 1979.
  • Van Landingham, Marian. “Digging Alexandria: The 500 Block of King Street.” Alexandria Archaeology Publications Number 57, 1994.
  • Wheelock, Perry. Robert Hartshorne Miller, 1798-1874, a Quaker Presence in Alexandria. Alexandria Archaeology Publications Number 61. 1995.

Feature 5

  • Munson, James D. “The Several Alexandrias.” Student paper on file at Alexandria Archaeology Museum, 1979

Feature 6

  • Bachorik, Stephen P. 1983. “Canova-Style Whiteware Wash Basin.” Student paper on file at Alexandria Archaeology Museum.
  • Clement, Jennifer P. 1986. “Love of AX1 D19-C9.” (on the netted silk glove found in Ft. 6 Lev. 19, information about gloves in general and glove sizing).Student paper on file at Alexandria Archaeology Museum.
  • Griffin, Rebecca E. ?. “Frozen Charlottes.” (on fragments found in Level 13). Student paper on file at Alexandria Archaeology Museum.
  • Lazar, Fern. 1983. “The context and content of an artifact found in the 500 Block of King Street Alexandria.” (green and brown white ware plate, deposits 1835-1860). Student paper on file at Alexandria Archaeology Museum
  • Moyar, Joanna T. 1983. “Interpretation of a Chinese export porcelain demitasse of the Federal period featuring the neo-classical urn motif.” (deposited 1820-1835). Student paper on file at Alexandria Archaeology Museum
  • Reilly, Marie Therese. 1985. “Historical Perspective on the Evolution of the 19th century Glass Nursing Bottle.” (found in levels 17-20, 1854-1885). Student paper on file at Alexandria Archaeology Museum
  • Weilbacker, Kristine. 1983. “Oriental Offerings: Canton Ware artifact in Alexandria.” (probably from Ft. 6, 1834-54). Student Paper
  • Youngers, Lisa Andree. 1986. No Title. (discussion of fragments of a Floradora Doll found in Level 12 and manufactured early 1900s). Student paper on file at Alexandria Archaeology Museum

Feature 7

  • Byrnes, David J. 1978. “Changes in Status in Alexandria: the evidence of 518-520 King Street.” (paper completed before levels 31, 33, and 35 had been catalogued). Student paper on file at Alexandria Archaeology Museum.
  • Kornel, Barbara, n.d. “The Staffordshire Mug.” (found in Level 1). Student paper on file at Alexandria Archaeology Museum
  • Napoli, Richard. 1979. “Preliminary Analysis of the glass from Ft. 7, Lot 4, of the 500 Block, King Street in the City of Alexandria, Virginia.” Student paper on file at Alexandria Archaeology Museum.
  • Ripley, Scott. 1983. “A Pike and Jones Pitcher commemorating the war of 1812.” Student paper on file at Alexandria Archaeology Museum
  • Wolff, Peter K. Jr. 1983. “Lafayette and the Surrender of Cornwallis.” Student paper on file at Alexandria Archaeology Museum

Features 6 and 7

  • Beidleman, Katherine D. et al. 1980. “Creating a database: the city’s test square.” Paper presented at the 45th annual meeting of the Society for American Archaeology.
  • Davidson, Thomas. 1980. “Ethnobotanical Analysis of the Remains from Two Well/Privies at the Court House Site, Alexandria, Virginia.” (In Box 3 of 4, Ethnobotanical file).
  • Martin, Jean M. 1986. “Child’s Play in Alexandria, Virginia during the 19th century.” (5 fragments of toy tea set from levels 14-15, 3 wooden animal figures from levels 16, 28, 30). Student Paper on file at Alexandria Archaeology Museum
  • Shephard, Steven J. 1985. “An Archaeological Study of Socioeconomic Stratification: Status Change in Nineteenth Century Alexandria, Virginia.” Dissertation.

Features 6 or 7

  • Heald, Susan C. 1983. “Pitcher from a Privy.” Student paper on file at Alexandria Archaeology Museum.
  • Marcot, Paul R. 1983. “A Castleford-type sugar bowl: ostentatiously sweet, cloyingly sentimental, an Alexandria Historical Society find.” Student paper on file at Alexandria Archaeology Museum.

Feature LL

  • McLoud, Melissa. “The Courthouse Site 44AX1 Feature LL. Urban Water Technology: An Alexandria Cistern and Filtration System.” Alexandria Archaeology Manuscript. 1980.

Feature VV

  • Cargill, Jody and Gilliland, Mary. “Feature VV: Level I White Ware.” Student paper on file at Alexandria Archaeology Museum. N.D.
  • MacMahon, Darcie. 1983. “Children’s Mugs and Victorian America.” Student paper on file at Alexandria Archaeology Museum.
  • Scholz, Karen L. 1983. “A pitcher says a thousand words.” Student paper on file at Alexandria Archaeology Museum (porcelain milk/water pitcher with classical motifs, mask spout, and raised blue and white UG, deposited 1840-1865).

Feature QQ

  • Alexandria Archaeology. “A Musket in a Privy.” Brochure.

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