by Kenneth B. Farnsworth, Terrance J. Martin, and Angela R. Perri
2015, 78 pp. with full-color illustrations, figures, tables, references
Species reidentification and burial-context analysis of 34 artifacts made from the cut-and-drilled mandibles and maxillae of coyotes, wolves, cougars, and bears recovered from Illinois Hopewellian mounds over the past century provide new perspectives on the variety of forms, mortuary associations, species-specific uses, and symbolic significance of these artifacts.
Author: Frederick M. Brown with Introductions by Curtis Mann and Kenneth B. Farnsworth
2015, 440 pp. with full-color illustrations
This study deals with Springfield druggists, their locations, and the Springfield druggist bottle collection. Curtis Mann gives a look at Springfield from its beginning in 1821 to the turn of the twentieth century. Kenneth Farnsworth discusses the chronology of pharmacy glassware manufacturing companies and patented bottle styles and shows the changes in manufacturing technology of embossed pharmacy bottles from 1840 to 1925, plus the development of the neighborhood drugstores in Springfield and the disposal patterns of embossed pharmacy bottles.
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Author: John A. Walthall
2013, 353 pp. with full-color illustrations
This study was conceived by archaeologists and therefore is biased toward those importers who left tangible evidence of their existence. In this case, it is the underglaze marks on ironstone, and other high-fired pottery, which is almost indestructible when buried. This volume was updated August 1, 2015.
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