Collection ID: ROIGBL
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Collection context

Summary

Abstract:
Reports of Investigation (ROIs) created by the Glenn A. Black Laboratory of Archaeology or their Cultural Resource Management (CRM) office from 1964-2019.
Extent:
1386 Reports
Language:
Materials are in English
Preferred citation:

GBL ROI [report #], [report title], IU Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology, Indiana University, Bloomington.

Background

Biographical / Historical:

These reports pertain to archaeological investigations, excavations, and surveys conducted by the Glenn A. Black Laboratory from 1964 to 2019. These institutional reports remained with the collections and are maintained by the IU Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology.

Scope and Content:

25 linear feet of spiral bound and folder reports; digital PDFs avilable of a portion of the collection

Acquisition information:
[acquisiton information]
Appraisal information:

[appraisal information]

Custodial history:

The collection represents the official reporting output of the Glenn A. Black Laboratory of Archaeology which was organically created and managed during the institution's life. In 2020, the GBL merged with the Mathers Museum of World Cultures to now be known as the IU Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology.

Processing information:

Thom Sullivan initially wrote the finding aid in 2015.

Parts of the collection were digitized and abstracts uploaded to IU ScholarWorks by Patrick Sovereign in 2019.

The digital EAD was updated in 2020 and 2023 by Kelsey Grimm.

Arrangement:

Reports are organized chronologically.

Accruals:

This is a static collection, though new reports may be issued under the IUMAA name.

Access

RESTRICTIONS:

Archaeological site information is legally protected by the Archaeological Resources Protection Act (ARPA) of 1979. ARPA prohibits the "public disclosure of sensitive information, specifically the nature and location of archaeological resources" (16 U.S.C. §470hh). Due to this, the IUMAA can only provide these reports to those with professional archaeological affiliation and professional accreditation.

TERMS OF ACCESS:

[use statement]

PREFERRED CITATION:

GBL ROI [report #], [report title], IU Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology, Indiana University, Bloomington.

CAMPUS:
Indiana University Bloomington
LOCATION OF THIS COLLECTION:
Reading Room and Archive
416 North Indiana Avenue
Bloomington, Indiana 47408, United States
CAMPUS:
Indiana University Bloomington
CONTACT:
812-855-9544
gbl@indiana.edu