Jeremy W. Pye

sTUDENT OF Mortuary Archaeology AND fUNERAL bEHAVIORS

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Academic Volumes/Books

Pye, Jeremy W.

(In Prep) A Guide to American Mortuary Trade Catalogues of the Nineteenth and Early Twentieth Centuries. Volume 1. Of Grief and Sorrow: Bibliographies on the Study of Historic American Mortuary Traditions. Scarecrow Press, Lanham, MD.

(In Prep) A Bibliography on Cultural Studies of the Historic American Mortuary Tradition. Volume 2. Of Grief and Sorrow: A Bibliography on the Anthropology of Historic Cemeteries. Scarecrow Press, Lanham, MD.

(In Prep) A Bibliography on Historic American Mortuary Archaeology and Osteology. Volume 3. Of Grief and Sorrow: A Bibliography on the Anthropology of Historic Cemeteries. Scarecrow Press, Lanham, MD.

2013 Living on the Border: Health, Environment, and Multiculturalism in 19th Century Tucson. Doctoral dissertation, Department of Anthropology, University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida.

2007 A Look Through the Viewing Glass: Social Status and Grave Analysis of a 19th Century Kansas Cemetery. University Microfilms International, Ann Arbor, Michigan.

2007 A Look Through the Viewing Glass: Social Status and Grave Analysis of a 19th Century Kansas Cemetery. MA thesis, Department of Anthropology, University of Arkansas, Fayetteville, Arkansas.

Articles

Pye, Jeremy W. and Hugh B. Matternes
(In Prep) Living with the Legacy of Lice in 19th Century Georgia. Historical Archaeology.

Pye, Jeremy W., Matthieu Le Bailly, Donna C. Roper, Marcelo Luiz Carvalho Goncalves, Christine Lefèvre, Adauto Araujo, and Francoise Bouchet
(In Prep) Archaeoparasitology: Its Benefits and Uses in Historic Cemetery Studies as Evidence by the Analysis of Grave Sediments from Meadowlark Cemetery, Kansas. Historical Archaeology.

Pye, Jeremy W., and Li Bai
(In Prep) Below the Sod: A Geophysical Survey of Diamond Cemetery, Stephens, County, Oklahoma. Oklahoma Archaeology.

Pye, Jeremy W., Donna C. Roper, and Holly C. Smith
2007 With No Stillman Among Them: Reburial of the Stillman Family Cemetery, Manhattan, Kansas. Current Archaeology in Kansas 7:20-34.

Le Bailly, Matthieu, Marcelo Luiz Carvalho Goncalves, Christine Lefèvre, Donna C. Roper, Jeremy W. Pye, Adauto Araujo, and Francoise Bouchet
2006 Parasitism in Kansas in the 1800s – A Glimpse to the Past through the Analysis of Grave Sediments from Meadowlark Cemetery. Memórias do Instituto Oswaldo Cruz, Rio de Janeiro 101(Suppl. II):53-56.

Pye, Jeremy W., Donna C. Roper, and Holly C. Smith
2004 Excavations at the Meadowlark Cemetery, Manhattan, Kansas. Current Archaeology in Kansas 5:77-92.

 

Technical Reports

 

Pye, Jeremy W., and Li Bai
(In Prep) Peaceful Be Thy Silent Slumber:  A Documentary and Geophysical Survey of Diamond Cemetery, Stephens County, Oklahoma.  Report to be submitted to Gary Bell, Caretaker, Diamond Cemetery, Stephens County, Oklahoma.

Pye, Jeremy W., Donna C. Roper, and Holly C. Smith
(In Prep) Cedar Creek Cemetery Lost, Meadowlark Cemetery Found, Stillman Cemetery Reburied: Archaeological Relocation of a Late 19th Century Cemetery, Manhattan, Kansas. Report submitted to Meadowlark Hills Retirement Community, Manhattan, Kansas.

Pye, Jeremy W., and Jay W. Gray,
2013    A Cultural Resource Survey for the Proposed Rhoads Oil Company Well Sites 7, 8, and 9 in Caddo Parish, Lousiana. Contract Publication Series 13-231. Cultural Resource Analysts, Inc., Shreveport, LA. CRA Project No. L12C011. Prepared for Ronald Rhoads, Rhoads Oil Company, Minden, Louisiana, under agreement with C-K Associates, LLC, Baton Rouge, Louisiana.

Pye, Jeremy W.
2013    A Cultural Resource Survey for the Proposed CEGT Line FT-11 in Ouachita Parish, Lousiana. Contract Publication Series 13-189. Cultural Resource Analysts, Inc., Shreveport, LA. CRA Project No. L13C014. Prepared for CenterPoint Energy Gas Transmission Co., LLC, Shreveport, Louisiana, under agreement with C-K Associates, LLC, Baton Rouge, Louisiana.

2013    A Cultural Resource Survey for the Proposed CEGT K-2 Pipeline Realignment in Claiborne Parish, Lousiana. Contract Publication Series 13-180. Cultural Resource Analysts, Inc., Shreveport, LA. CRA Project No. L13C012. Prepared for CenterPoint Energy Gas Transmission Co., LLC, Shreveport, Louisiana, under agreement with C-K Associates, LLC, Baton Rouge, Louisiana.

2013    A Cultural Resource Survey for the Proposed AEC-184 (Anderson 17) Pipeline in Amite County, Mississippi. Contract Publication Series 13-176. Cultural Resource Analysts, Inc., Shreveport, LA. CRA Project No. L13C010. Prepared for CenterPoint Energy Field Services, LLC, Shreveport, Louisiana, under agreement with C-K Associates, LLC, Baton Rouge, Louisiana.

Pye, Jeremy W., Jay W. Gray, and Benjamin J. Bilgri
2013    Cultural Resource Survey of the Proposed Little Bayou Pierre Mitigation Bank, Claiborne County, Mississippi. Contract Publication Series 13-108. Cultural Resource Analysts, Inc., Shreveport, LA. CRA Project No. L13D001. Prepared for Daniel Bollich, CWB, PWS, Delta Land Services, LLC, Port Allen, Louisiana.

Gray, Jay W., Benjamin J. Bilgri, Jeremy W. Pye, and Paul D. Bundy,
2013    A Cultural Resource Survey of the Proposed 700 Acre Development of England Airpark Site W-1 in Rapides Parish, Louisiana. Contract Publication Series 12-428. Cultural Resource Analysts, Inc., Shreveport, LA. CRA Project No. L12P004. Prepared for  England Economic & Industrial Development District and Thomas C. David, Jr., Pan American Engineers, Alexandria, Inc., Alexandria, Louisiana.

Pye, Jeremy W.
2013    A Cultural Resource Survey of the Proposed CEFS Line 2-186 Chesapeake Interconnect in Beckham County, Oklahoma. Contract Publication Series 13-093. Cultural Resource Analysts, Inc., Shreveport, LA. CRA Project No. L13C003. Prepared for Timothy Pruitt, Environmental Specialist, CenterPoint Energy Field Services, LLC, Shreveport, Louisiana, and Melissa Denena, Ecological Environmental Scientist, C-K Associates, LLC, Houston, Texas.

2013    A Cultural Resource Survey for a Proposed Housing Development at the Old Beverly Drive-In Theater, Hattiesburg, Forrest County, Mississippi. Contract Publication Series 13-069. Cultural Resource Analysts, Inc., Shreveport, LA. CRA Project No. L13E001. Prepared for Courtney VanderSchaaf, Staff Scientist, Eco-Systems, Inc., Jackson, Mississippi, and the South Mississippi Housing and Development Corporation.

2013    A Cultural Resource Survey of the Proposed Olympia Minnerals #35 Pipeline in Sabine Parish, Louisiana. Contract Publication Series 13-030. Cultural Resource Analysts, Inc., Shreveport, LA. CRA Project No. L12C016. Prepared for John Reisz, Project Manager, CenterPoint Energy Field Services, LLC, Shreveport, Louisiana, under agreement with C-K Associates, LLC, Baton Rouge, Louisiana.

2013    A Negative Finding Archaeological Survey of the Proposed CEGT/ENOGEX Pipeline Interconnect in Caddo County, Oklahoma. Contract Publication Series 13-006. Cultural Resource Analysts, Inc., Shreveport, LA. CRA Project No. L13C001. Prepared for CenterPoint Energy Field Services, LLC, Shreveport, Louisiana, under agreement with C-K Associates, LLC, Baton Rouge, Louisiana.

Bilgri, Benjamin J., and Jeremy W. Pye
2013    A Cultural Resource Survey of a Proposed 185 Acre Parcel of a Development in Plaquemines Parish, Louisiana. Contract Publication Series 13-421. Cultural Resource Analysts, Inc., Shreveport, LA. CRA Project No. L12R002. Prepared for David R. Cobb. PE. RAM Terminals, LLC. Madisonville, Kentucky.

Pye, Jeremy W.
2013    Typology and Analysis of Burial Container Hardware Recovered from Burial Excavations in Roberts Cemetery, Bell County, Texas. University of Florida, Department of Anthropology, Gainesville, Florida. Report prepared for Douglas Boyd, Prewitt and Associates, Inc., Austin, Texas.

2012    Typology and Analysis of Burial Container Hardware Recovered from Burial Excavations in Court Street Cemetery, Tucson, Arizona. University of Florida, Department of Anthropology, Gainesville, Florida. Report prepared for Homer Thiel, Dessert Archaeology, Inc., Tucson, Arizona.

2012    Brief Analysis of Burial Container Hardware Recovered from Burial Excavations in Montgomery Hill Cemetery, Richland-Chambers Reservoir, Navarro County, Texas. University of Florida, Department of Anthropology, Gainesville, FL. Prepared for Ms. Rachel Feit, AmaTerra Environmental, Austin, Texas.

2012 Analysis of a Child’s Casket Recovered from the Bell Tower of the Immanuel Lutheran Church, Hoxie, Kansas. University of Florida, Department of Anthropology, Gainesville, FL. Prepared for Mrs. Viktorija Briggs, Immanuel Lutheran Church, Hoxie, Kansas.

Hill, Mary Cassandra, and Jeremy W. Pye
2012 New Home Cemetery (41FB334): Archeological Search, Exhumation, and Reinterment of Multiple Historic Graves Along FM 1464, Sugar Land, Fort Bend County, Texas (CSJ 1415-02-032). Miscellaneous Reports of Investigations No. 545. Geo-Marine, Inc., Plano, Texas. Report prepared for Texas Department of Transportation, Environmental Affairs Division, Austin, Texas.

Pye, Jeremy W.
2011 Analysis of a Louse Comb Recovered from a 19th century African-American Burial in MacArthur Cemetery, Bibb County, Georgia. University of Florida, Department of Anthropology, Gainesivlle, FL. Prepared for Dr. Hugh B. Matternes, New South Associates, Stone Mountain, Georgia.

2011 Typology and Analysis of Mortuary Artifacts Recovered from Excavations in the 20th  Century, New Home Cemetery, Fort Bend County, Texas. University of Florida, Department of Anthropology, Gainesville, Florida. Report prepared for Duane Peter, Geo-Marine, Inc., Plano, Texas.

2011  Typology and Analysis of Burial Container Hardware Recovered from Excavations in a 19th Century Pioneer Cemetery, Brazoria County, Texas. University of Florida, Department of Anthropology, Gainesville, FL. Report prepared for Douglas Boyd, Prewitt and Associates, Inc., Austin, Texas.

2010 Typology and Analysis of Burial Container Hardware Recovered from the Excavations of Rambo Cemetery, Rome, Georgia. Prepared by Jeremy Pye, University of Florida, Department of Anthropology, Gainesville, FL. Prepared for Mike Reynolds, Brockington and Associates, Inc., Norcross, Georiga. (Click here for a copy of the full report from Brockington and Associates, Inc.)

2010  Analysis of Burial Container Construction and Elaboration at the Tucson City Cemetery, Tucson, Arizona. University of Florida, Department of Anthropology, Gainesville, FL. Report prepared for Statistical Research Inc., Tucson, AZ, and Roger Anyon, Pima County Cultural Resources and Historic Preservatin Office, Tucson, AZ.

Sewell, Kristin, Jeremy W. Pye, Michael Heilen, Kandus C. Linde, and Callie Unverzagt
2010  Graves, Burial Containers, and Undertaking. In Deathways and Lifeways in the American Southwest: Tucson’s Historic Alamdea-Stone Cemetery and the Transformation of a Remote Outpost into an Urban City. Marlesa A. Gray and Michael Heilen, series editors. Volume 2: The History, Archaoelogy, and Skeletal Biology of the Alameda-Stone Cemetery. Michael Heilen, Joseph T. Hefner, and Mitchell A. Keur, editors. Chapter 5, pp. 209-295. Technical Report 10-96, Statistical Research, Inc., Tucson, Arizona. Final report submitted to Roger Anyon, Pima County Cultural Resources and Historic Preservation Office, Tucson, Arizona. (Link to Official Project Website and Final Reports)

Pye, Jeremy W.
2007 Analysis of Faunal Material from Test Unit C, Thornhill Marsh Midden (8VO8287), Thornhill Lake Archaeology Project, Lake Monroe Conservation Area, Volusia Co., FL. University of Florida, Department of Anthropology, Zooarchaeology Laboratory, Gainesville, FL. Report prepared for Jon C. Endonino, Southeastern Archaeological Research, Inc., Jonesville, FL.

2006 Pawn of a Gambler‟s Game: A Geophysical Survey of St. Ambrose‟s Cemetery, Deadwood, South Dakota. University of Arkansas, Department of Anthropology, Fayetteville, Arkansas. Report prepared for Kenneth L. Kvamme, Archeo-Imaging Lab, Department of Anthropology, University of Arkansas, Fayetteville, Arkansas.

Scott, John M., Kae McDonald, Holly Smith, Kirk Smith, Michael D. Metcalf, Tracy Bott, Nicole Sauvageau, and Jeremy W. Pye
2006  Questar Overthrust Pipeline Company Wamsutter Expansion Project: Class III Cultural Resource Inventory, Sweetwater County, Wyoming.  Metcalf Archaeological Consultants, Inc., Eagle, Colorado.  Prepared for Natural Resource Group, Inc., Minneapolis, Minnesota. 

 

Conference Presentations

 

Pye, Jeremy W.
2012    “Lice, Lice Combs, and Human History.” Poster Presentation. Society for American Archaeology Conference, Memphis, Tennessee.

2012    “Constructing an Image of the Dead Through Consumer Choice: Ceramic Memorial Portraits on Grave-Markers.” Paper Presented at the Society for Historical Archaeology Conference, Baltimore, Maryland.

Hill, M. Cassandra, Jeremy W. Pye, and Duane Peter
2011 “At Rest: Bioarchaeology of New Home Cemetery, Sugarland, Texas. Paper presented at the Southeastern Archaeological Conference Annual Meeting, Jacksonville, FL.

Pye, Jeremy W.

2011 “Chinese Tombs and Hanging Coffins.” Paper presented at the Association for Gravestone Studies Annual Meeting, Waterville, Maine.

2011 “Faces from the Past: History of Ceramic Memorial Portraits on Grave-Markers.” Poster Presentation. Society for American Archaeology Conference, Sacramento, California.

2011 “Factors in Calculating Costs of Gravemarkers: Lessons for Cemetery Surveyors.” Poster Presentation. Society for Historical Archaeology Conference, Austin, Texas.  

2010 “’Silent Whispers of Death Through a Broken Fence’: Maintenance of an Ideology of Racism in the Cemetery.” Paper presented at the Society for Historical Archaeology Conference, Amelia Island, Florida.

2010 “Faithful to Their Trust, Even Unto Death: Expressions of Identity and Change in an Oklahoma Cemetery Landscape.” Poster Presentation. Society for American Archaeology Conference, St. Louis, Missouri.

Sewell, Kristin, and Jeremy W. Pye
2009 “The Archaeology of Death and Funerals in Nineteenth Century Tucson.” Invited paper presented at the Society for American Archaeology Conference, Atlanta, Georgia.

Pye, Jeremy W.
2009 “Peaceful Be Their Silent Slumber: A Geophysical Survey of an Oklahoma Cemetery.” Poster Presentation. Plains Anthropological Conference, Norman, Oklahoma.

2009 “On That Great Getting Up Morning: Social Memory and the African-American Funeral.” Invited paper presented at the Society for Historical Archaeology Conference, Toronto, Ontario, Canada.

2008 “Below the Sod: A Geophysical Survey of Diamond Cemetery, Stephens County, Oklahoma. Poster Presentation. Society for American Archaeology Conference, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada.

Pye, Jeremy W., Matthieu Le Bailly, Marcelo LC Gonçalves, Christine Lefèvre, Donna C. Roper, Adauto Araujo, Françoise Bouchet
2008 “Archaeoparasitological  Analysis of Grave Sediments from Meadowlark Cemetery, Kansas.” Poster Presentation. Society for Historical Archaeology Conference, Albuquerque, New Mexico.

Pye, Jeremy W., and Kathleen H. Cande
2007 “‘Origins Unknown’: Perforated Token from Historic Fort Smith, Arkansas.” Poster Presentation. Society for Historical Archaeology Conference, Williamsburg, Virginia. 

Pye, Jeremy W.
2007 “And Death Possessed No Terror: Social Status and Grave Analysis.” Society for Historical Archaeology Conference, Williamsburg, Virginia.

2006 “Reflections from the Grave: A Ground Penetrating Radar Survey of Meadowlark Cemetery, Manhattan, Kansas.” Plains Anthropological Conference, Topeka, Kansas.                                                                     

2006 “Secrets of Cedar Creek Cemetery (aka, Meadowlark Cemetery)…Unfolding History Through Archaeology.” “Death and Loss in America.” Symposium hosted by the Museum of Funeral Customs, Springfield, Illinois. 

2006 “Cedar Creek Cemetery (aka Meadowlark Cemetery)…The Search Continues.” Flint Hills Archaeological Conference, Wichita, Kansas. 

2005 “Direct Procurement or Trade? Sourcing of Florida Mountain (LA18839) Obsidian.” Undergraduate Research Day, Norman, Oklahoma. 

2005 “Reflections of Social Status through Coffin Hardware” Flint Hills Archaeological Conference, Council Grove, Kansas.

2004 “Reflections of Social Status at a Late Nineteenth Century Kansas Cemetery”
Midwest Bioarchaeology and Forensic Anthropology Association Conference,  Norman, Oklahoma.             

2004 “The Great Pirogue Atop Crystalline Waters: On Wichita Death Customs, 1540-1890 A.D.” Plains Anthropological Conference, Billings, Montana. 

2004 “Direct Procurement or Trade? Sourcing of Florida Mountain (LA18839) Obsidian.” Mogollon Archaeological Conference, Silver City, New Mexico.