Industrial Archaeology Theses

Master of Science Theses Awarded in Industrial Archaeology

2012

M.S. 2012 N. R. Mathews, "Public values and perceptions of industrial heritage in the Keweenaw Peninsula, Michigan," Thesis (M.S.). MTU Archives LD3300.T2012 M429; Online at http://services.lib.mtu.edu/etd/THESIS/2012/SocialSci/mathews/thesis.pdf

M.S. 2012 J. P. Baeten, "The technology, mining methods and landscapes of a placer mining district in Fairbanks, Alaska, 1900-1930," Thesis (M.S.). MTU Archives LD3300.T2012 B142; Online at http://services.lib.mtu.edu/etd/THESIS/2012/SocialSci/baeten/thesis.pdf

2011

M.S. 2011 R. M. Blackburn, "Preserving and interpreting the mining company office : landscape, space and technological change in the management of the copper industry," Thesis (M.S.). MTU Archives LD3300.T2011 B628; Online at http://services.lib.mtu.edu/etd/THESIS/2011/SocialSci/blackburn/thesis.pdf

M.S. (report) 2011 D. H. Leopold, "Quincy and Torch Lake Railroad engine house facility management and interpretive plan," Report (M.S.). MTU Archives LD3300.R2011 L587; Online at http://services.lib.mtu.edu/etd/THESIS/2011/SocialSci/leopold/report.pdf

M.S. 2011 L. M. Gillis, "Lighthouses as an overlapping boundary between maritime and terrestrial landscapes : how lighthouses served to connect the growing industries of the Keweenaw Peninsula with the world market," Thesis (M.S.). MTU Archives LD3300.T2011 G481; Online at http://services.lib.mtu.edu/etd/THESIS/2011/SocialSci/gillis/thesis.pdf

M.S. 2011 J. A. Rudkin, "'A cold blizzard was raging, but the light shone brightly' : social networks presented in stained glass within an industrial community," Thesis (M.S.). MTU Archives LD3300.T2011 R913; Online at http://services.lib.mtu.edu/etd/MTUOnly/THESIS/2011/SocialSci/rudkin/thesis.pdf

M.S. 2011 B. A. Sexton, ""Brethren upon the same level" : membership and class in Calumet's Masonic Lodge," Thesis (M.S.). MTU Archives LD3300.T2011 S518; Online at http://services.lib.mtu.edu/etd/THESIS/2011/SocialSci/sexton/thesis.pdf

2010

M.S. 2010 S. M. Gohman, "A more favorable combination of circumstances could hardly have been desired : a bottom to top examination of the Pittsburgh and Boston Mining Company's Cliff Mine," Thesis (M.S.). MTU Archives and Library Stacks-3 LD3300.T2010 G614; Online at http://services.lib.mtu.edu/etd/THESIS/2010/SocialSci/gohman/thesis.pdf

M.S. 2010 J. F. Montcalm, "A burning question : archaeology at the Davenport Pottery and technological adaptation in the Mormon domain," Thesis (M.S.). MTU Archives and Library Stacks-3 LD3300.T2010 M771

M.S. 2010 C. P. Wilson, "From ruin to museum : preserving and interpreting the Quincy and Torch Lake railroad engine house," Thesis (M.S.). MTU Archives and Library Stacks-3 LD3300.T2010 W747

M.S. 2010 C. L. Nelson, "The C.R. Patterson and Sons Company of Greenfield, Ohio : survival and adaptation of a black-owned company in the vehicle building industry, 1865-1939," Thesis (M.S.). MTU Archives and Library Stacks-3 LD3300.T2010 N425

2009

M.S. 2009 Y. I. Beltran Vargas, "Industrial archaeology of the hacienda Santa Brigida, Mineral de Pozos, Guanajuato, Mexico," Thesis (M.S.). MTU Archives and Library Stacks-3 LD3300.T2009 B453

M.S. 2009 S. C. DePasqual, "Winning coal at 78° North : mining, contingency and the Chaîne Opératoire in old Longyear City," Thesis (M.S.). MTU Archives and Library Stacks-3 LD3300.T2009 D419; Online at http://services.lib.mtu.edu/etd/THESIS/2009/SocialSci/depasqual/thesis.pdf

M.S. 2009 C. Dávila, "A space for production and a space for communality : socio-historical study of Central Aguirre and its industrial community, Salinas, Puerto Rico: 1949-1970," Thesis (M.S.). MTU Archives and Library Stacks-3 LD3300.T2009 D259

2008

M.S. 2008 J. E. Griebel, "Cultural landscape report : Nonesuch Mine & Village : Porcupine Mountains Wilderness State Park," Thesis (M.S.). MTU Archives and Library Stacks-3 LD3300.T2008 G848

M.S. 2008 D. J. Trepal, "Evolution in iron : the West Point Foundry casting house 1817-1912," Thesis (M.S.). MTU Archives and Library Stacks-3 LD3300.T2008 T789

M.S. 2008 A. A. Brignola, "World heritage and local reality : a visitor walking tour for the city of Houghton," Thesis (M.S.). MTU Archives and Library Stacks-3 LD3300.T2008 B854

2007

M.S. 2007 T. A. Kotlensky, "Between mine, forest, and foundry : an archaeological study of the West Point Foundry blast furnace, Cold Spring, New York," Thesis (M.S.). MTU Archives and Library Stacks-3 LD3300.T2007 K87

M.S. 2007 S. K. Atwood, "At the head of Torch Lake : Lake Linden's past, present, and future as the Copper Country's largest mill town," Thesis (M.S.). MTU Archives and Library Stacks-3 LD3300.T2007 A887

M.S. 2007 S. A. Bennett, "Where the bosses lived : managerial housing of three companies in Michigan's Copper Country," Thesis (M.S.). MTU Archives and Library Stacks-3 LD3300.T2007 B471

M.S. 2007 G. Kaunonen, "Conflict in the Copper Country : building toward a strike in a Finnish immigrant neighborhood, Hancock, Michigan, 1904-1914," Thesis (M.S.). MTU Archives and Library Stacks-3 LD3300.T2007 K21

2006

M.S. 2006 S. F. See, "Industrial landmarks : shaft-rockhouses of the Keweenaw copper mines," Thesis (M.S.). MTU Archives and Library Stacks-3 LD3300.T2006 S451

M.S. 2006 M. J. Deegan, "Living on the East Bank of the West Point Foundry : an archaeological investigation of the East Bank House ruin, West Point Foundry site, Cold Spring, New York," Thesis (M.S.). MTU Archives and Library Stacks-3 LD3300.T2006 D311

M.S. 2006 C. W. Merritt, "Trade and consumption in the Mormon Great Basin, 1847-1900 : locally produced ceramics and instrumental neutron activation analysis," Thesis (M.S.). MTU Archives and Library Stacks-3 LD3300.T2006 M572

2005

M.S. 2005 S. M. Rivett, "New deal for recreation : two CCC-built sites in the Ottawa National Forest," Thesis (M.S.). MTU Archives and Library Stacks-3 LD3300.T2005 R924

M.S. 2005 R. J. Herzberg, "An analysis of activity areas within an industrial site : the boring mill complex at the West Point Foundry, Cold Spring, New York," Thesis (M.S.). MTU Archives and Library Stacks-3 LD3300.T2005 H582

M.S. 2005 K. P. Baird, "Archaeological investigation of the transformation of the Coal Creek mining landscape, Yukon-Charley Rivers National Preserve, Alaska," Thesis (M.S.). MTU Archives and Library Stacks-3 LD3300.T2005 B163

M.S. 2005 E. W. Tennant, "Using ArcGIS to create "Living Document*s" with archaeological data : a case study from Svalbard, Norway," Thesis (M.S.). MTU Archives and Library Stacks-3 LD3300.T2005 T295

M.S. 2005 E. C. Timms, "The historical and archaeological interpretation of waterpower and blowing engine technology at the West Point Foundry blast furnace, Cold Spring, New York," Thesis (M.S.). MTU Archives and Library Stacks-3 LD3300.T2005 T584

M.S. 2005 D. A. Vago, "An interpretive plan for the Calumet and Hecla Mill Site," Thesis (M.S.). MTU Archives and Library Stacks-3 LD3300.T2005 V126

2004

M.S. 2004 K. A. Finch, "Waterpower : a geophysical and archaeological investigation of the waterpower system at the West Point Foundry, Cold Spring, New York," Thesis (M.S.). MTU Archives and Library Stacks-3 LD3300.T2004 F492; Online at http://services.lib.mtu.edu/etd/THESIS/2004/SocialSci/finchk/thesis.pdf

M.S. 2004 J. A. P. Wilson, "The history and archaeology of the Huron Copper Milling Complex including a brief social history of Hurontown," Thesis (M.S.). MTU Archives and Library Stacks-3 LD3300.T2004 W749

M.S. (report) 2004 L. J. Mishkar, "Spanning the wilderness : bridges of the Alaska Railroad," Report (M.S.). MTU Archives LD3300.R2004 M678

M.S. 2004 C. Menghini, "Examining patterns of Italian immigration to Michigan's Houghton County, 1860-1930," Thesis (M.S.). MTU Archives and Library Stacks-3 LD3300.T2004 M544; Online at http://services.lib.mtu.edu/etd/THESIS/2004/SocialSci/menghinic/thesis.pdf

2003

M.S. 2003 T. J. Mancl, "Archaeometallurgy of the Carp River Forge," Thesis (M.S.). MTU Archives and Library Stacks-3 LD3300.T2003 M268

M.S. 2003 G. W. Van Lingen, "The interpretation of archaeological remains at the Pittsburgh and Boston Copper Harbor Copper Mining Company's second campsite : evaluating a structural component and its potential uses and contexts," Thesis (M.S.). MTU Archives and Library Stacks-3 LD3300.T2003 L756

M.S. 2003 A. B. Valentino, "Visualizing the past at the West Point Foundry. Cold Spring, New York," Thesis (M.S.). MTU Archives and Library Stacks-3 LD3300.T2003 V156

2002

M.S. 2002 M. J. Madson, "History and archaeology of the Pittsburgh and Boston Copper Harbor Mining Company and blacksmith shop," Thesis (M.S.). MTU Archives and Library Stacks-3 LD3300.T2002 M183

M.S. 2002 J. A. Kloss, "Defining an historic cultural landscape : the Choate Branch Logging Landscape Ottawa National Forest Michigan," Thesis (M.S.). MTU Archives and Library Stacks-3 LD3300.T2002 K66

M.S. 2002 G. Archimede, "Assessing value in the historic mining landscape of the Mojave Desert & the industrial archaeology of the Keane Wonder Mining Company, Death Valley National Park, California," Thesis (M.S.). JRVP Stacks-3; MTU Archives LD3300.T2002 A669

M.S. 2002 E. Norris, "An historical & industrial archaeology strategy for the West Point Foundry Site, Cold Spring, New York," Thesis (M.S.). MTU Archives and Library Stacks-3 LD3300.T2002 N855 Includes 1 CD-ROM disc (4 3/4 in.)

M.S. 2002 E. I. Pappas, "Swedetown location : hope and failure in a company neighborhood," Thesis (M.S.). MTU Archives and Library Stacks-3 LD3300.T2002 P213

2001

M.S. 2001 J. T. Lowe, "Making music at Martin : a case study in technological diffusion and the nature of craftsmanship at C.F. Martin Guitar Company," Thesis (M.S.). MTU Archives and Library Stacks-3 LD3300.T2001 L913

M.S. 2001 J. B. Montney, "Industrial archaeology GIS : uses for Ontonagon County," Thesis (M.S.). MTU Archives and Library Stacks-3 LD3300.T2001 M797

M.S. 2001 J. A. Blair, "Nothing but woods to the world's end : archaeology at an industrial frontier," Thesis (M.S.). MTU Archives and Library Stacks-3 LD3300.T2001 B635

M.S. 2001 A. M. Gronhovd, "A study in industrial archaeology : the Soudan Mine's #8 Engine House," Thesis (M.S.). MTU Archives and Library Stacks-3 LD3300.T2001 G876

2000

M.S. 2000 C. J. Stencel, "Life at a logging camp : a case study of Goodman Lumber Company Camp E," Thesis (M.S.) MTU Archives and Library Stacks-3 LD3300.T2000 S825

M.S. 2000 M. B. LaRonge, "Company family company coffin : the role of Quincy Mining Company's paternalistic practices at the Ingot Street Cemetery," Thesis (M.S.). MTU Archives and Library Stacks-3 LD3300.T2000 L331

M.S. 2000 D. K. Hayes, "Construction chronology of the sugar factory at Whim Plantation St Croix, Virgin Islands," Thesis (M.S.). MTU Archives and Library Stacks-3 LD3300.T2000 H418

1999

M.S. 1999 W. D. Updike, "Archaeological and historical investigations at the Cottage Furnace Estill County Kentucky," Thesis (M.S.). MTU Archives and Library Stacks-3 LD3300.T1999 U66

M.S. 1999 D. J. Quirk, "Copper from sand : a history of copper reclamation on Torch Lake, Houghton County, Michigan," Thesis (M.S.). MTU Archives and Library Stacks-3 LD3300.T1999 Q8

M.S. 1999 P. J. White, "Cultural landscape report : Bremner Historic District, Wrangell-St. Elias National Park and Preserve, Alaska," Thesis (M.S.). MTU Archives and Library Stacks-3 LD3300.T1999 W587

M.S. 1999 J. L. Bollen, "Quincy Mills and Dredge Historic Park interpretive plan," Thesis (M.S.). MTU Archives and Library Stacks-3 LD3300.T1999 B691

M.S. 1999 A. R. Sewell, "Cultural continuity and technological change at the Carp River Iron Forge," Thesis (M.S.). MTU Archives and Library Stacks-3 LD3300.T1999 S516

1998

M.S. 1998 M. G. Meniketti, "The Port St. George project : an archaeological assessment of a sugar plantation and harbor complex in Nevis, West Indies," Thesis (M.S.). MTU Archives and Library Stacks-3 LD3300.T1998 M545

M.S. 1998 J. C. Menard, "Final report of the 1997 Carp River Forge Project," Thesis (M.S.). MTU Archives and Library Stacks-3 LD3300.T1998 M535

M.S. 1998 E. L. Hanson, "The cultural landscape and social composition of Ahmeek Location and Ahmeek Village, 1902-1932," Thesis (M.S.). MTU Archives and Library Stacks-3 LD3300.T1998 H251

1997

M.S. 1997 T. A. Tumberg, "Industrial archaeology of the Carp River Forge," Thesis (M.S.). MTU Archives and Library Stacks-3 LD3300.T1997 T925

M.S. 1997 N. B. Fisher, "Quincy Mining Company housing, 1840s-1920s," Thesis (M.S.). MTU Archives and Library Stacks-3 LD3300.T1997 F535

M.S. 1997 K. C. O'Dell, "Building technology in the Department of the Platte, 1866-1890," Thesis (M.S.). MTU Archives and Library Stacks-3 LD3300.T1997 O23

M.S. 1997 D. J. O'Rourke, "Rock kilns, a case study of Michigan's charcoal industry," Thesis (M.S.). MTU Archives and Library Stacks-3 LD3300.T1997 O74

M.S. 1997 B. E. Cleven, "Pequaming and Alberta : Henry Ford's model towns," Thesis (M.S.). MTU Archives and Library Stacks-3 LD3300.T1997 C635

1996

M.S. 1996 S. E. Cowie, "An archaeological study of household consumption in the nineteenth-century company town of Fayette, Michigan," Thesis (M.S.). MTU Archives and Library Stacks-3 LD3300.T1996 C874

M.S. 1996 R. A. Fields, "A historic study of the Copper Range Company," Thesis (M.S.). MTU Archives and Library Stacks-3 LD3300.T1996 F463

M.S. (report) 1996 G. L. Day, "Copper mines and mining in Ontonagon County, Michigan : An intensive level survey of historic era mining sites," Report (M.S.). MTU Archives LD3300.R1996 D273

1995

M.S. 1995 B. J. Morin, "Cast in grey : evolving mass production foundry practices within a southern industrial community," Thesis (M.S.). MTU Archives and Library Stacks-3 LD3300.T1995 M858

M.S. (report) 1995 R. W. McQueen, "Archaeological investigations : the Robinson/Herrling Sawmill, Old Wade House State Park, Greenbush, Wisconsin, 1993," Report (M.S.). MTU Archives LD3300.R1995 M173

M.S. (report) 1995 H. L. Spencer, "Quincy Mine national historic landmark interpretive trail system," Report (M.S.). MTU Archives LD3300.R1995 S745

M.S. (report) 1995 B. C. James, "A history of the Copper Harbor lighthouse," Report (M.S.). MTU Archives LD3300.R1995 J28

1994

M.S. (report) 1994 K. J. Dixon, "Industrial archaeology of the Ohio Trap Rock Mine," Report (M.S.). MTU Archives LD3300.R1994 D261

1993

M.S. (report) 1993 W. P. Greek, "Norwich mine historic site cultural resources research and management plan," Report (M.S.). MTU Archives LD3300.R1993 G794

M.S. 1993 K. L. Pletka, "The role of the hotel in a company town," Thesis (M.S.). MTU Archives and Library Stacks-3 LD3300.T1993 P726