Archaeological Repository of Colorado State University
Dr. Jason M. LaBelle, Director
Location: Clark A22 rooms A-G; Clark A6C
Research related to the archaeological collections, as well as on-going cataloguing efforts. Permanent storage of the collections and associated documentation.
Wet lab and drying racks, fume hood, and collection cataloging supplies.
Extensive collection of artifacts from northern Colorado, in particular the North and South Platte and Colorado river basins. Collection contains both prehistoric Native American and historic Euro-American artifacts. The Archaeological Repository contains items collected primarily through two sources: cultural resource management projects by the CSU Laboratory of Public Archaeology (LOPA) as well as the CSU Archaeology Field School. Majority of collections gathered between the late 1960s and the late 1980s, with modest additions added since that time from a variety of additional sources. The Repository also contains field notes, photographic materials, and reports associated with these artifacts.
CSU archaeology graduate students often use materials from the repository for their thesis research projects. Undergraduate students and outside researchers may use the collections for research projects, with prior permission.