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Research question: was any evidence of
the building preserved?
the Based upon 1911
campus map and
survey of area, we
some evidence of the
building should be
preserved at the
edges of the parking
lot and in surrounding
flowerbeds. Sanborn Fire insurance Map 2003 Excavations—designed to recover as much
information about building in area available for
excavation Parking Lot Excavations revealed intact walls, and artifacts Original Piers Southern end of eastern wing, distribution of heating system piers. flowerpots
flowerpots Aka Artifacts glasswares
glasswares Ben Schloss Mason Jar 2005 Excavations
After 2003 we concluded that the building
had survived, and that important questions
about the campus’ history could be
addressed through excavations under the
parking lot. We convinced the university
as well…now we needed real research
Excavation: the controlled removal of soil to
reveal three-dimensional relationships between
features and artifacts and ecofacts New Research Questions
How was the
conservatory used (public
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This document was uploaded on 02/16/2014 for the course ANTH 2AC at Berkeley.
- Spring '14