This collection includes correspondence, research journals, travel journals, publications, slides, artifacts and other material pertaining to Dr. Theodore R. Reinhart's research and teaching career in the Department of Anthropology at the College of William and Mary and his participation in the Council of Virginia Archaeologists (COVA) and the Department of Historical Resources (DHR).
The most recently received material (received April 2008 forward) is not fully described in this finding aid. It includes: Dr. Reinhart's class notes for various anthropology classes; miscellaneous college material; George Washington University, Penn State University, and University of New Mexico notes; samples; research photographs; slides; brochures and pamphlets; guides; and other material. Consult a staff member for assistance.
Acc. 2008.110 consists mainly of slides taken during excavations performed by Dr. Reinhart from 1965-1998. Some of the excavations covered by the slides include Shirley Plantation in 1979, Kingsmill from 1973-1974, Hewick Plantation from 1989-1995, and the North Rim of the Grand Canyon. There are also compact discs of slide shows given by Dr. Reinhart for his archeology classes on Mesoamerica, presentations given at the Smithsonian Institution on the Battle of Little Bighorn, and personal research programs such as Governor's Land Archeology from 1983-1985. Daily journals of Dr. Reinhart from 1999-2003 as well as student papers are also present.
Acc. 2010.305 contains a calendar, made up of 14 24" x 36" posters, celebrating the history of the Navajo people published to commemorate the 100th Anniversary of the signing of the Treaty of June 1, 1868. Throughout the calendar are images of people from the Navajo tribe and paintings. Published in 1968 by the Navajo Tribal Museum of Window Rock, Arizona.
Acc. 2011.034-48 contains posters collected by professor Reinhart over the years documenting archaeology and historic preservation. Featured in the posters are national historic landmarks, Virginia Archaeology Month posters, exhibits that feature archaeological artifacts, and prints that contain Native Americans as their subjects.