Research and Authenticity: Source Guide

(Sketch of the Wabash River from the time period of the Feast of the Hunters' MoonIn our efforts to make our merchandise as authentic and historically accurate as possible, we have drawn from the following sources.

Pottery

Coarse earthenwares from the Fortress of Louisbourg
Kenneth James Barton; E Ann Smith
[Ottawa] : National Historic Parks and Sites Branch, Parks Canada : Environment
Canada ; Hull, Quebec, Canada
1981

Tunica Treasure (Papers of the Peabody Museum of Archaeology and Ethnology) Paperback
by Jeffrey P. Brain
Series: Papers of the Peabody Museum of Archaeology and Ethnology
Paperback: 500 pages
Publisher: Harvard University Press (March 1982)

Textiles

Beth Gilgun, Tidings from the 18th Century (Texarkana:Rebel Publishing, Inc., 1993)
Sally A. Queen, TEXTILES for Colonial Clothing (Arlington: Q Graphics Productoon Co., 2003)
Linda Baumgarten, Eighteenth-Century Clothing at Williamsburg (Williamsburg: The Colonial Williamsburg Foundation, 1986)
Sharon Ann Burnston, Fitting & Proper (Texarkana: Scurlock Publishing, 1998)

Beads

Most of my sources are for Medieval & Viking Age, but the plain beads are still the same well into the 18th century

Glass Beads from Early Anglo-Saxon Graves       Birte Brugmann    ISBN 1 84217 104 6

The Swedish History Museum glass beads collection (see photos here and here)

Hostoric Artifact beads in Swedish History museum

Trade beads and Bead Trade in Scandinavia, ca 800 – 1000 AD (Acta archeologica Lundensia. series in 40)   Johann Callmer
Middle Eastern and Venetian Glass Beads: Eigth to Twentieth Centuries  Augusto Panini & Mario Di Salvo

Tunica Treasure (Papers of the Peabody Museum of Archaeology and Ethnology) Paperback
by Jeffrey P. Brain
Series: Papers of the Peabody Museum of Archaeology and Ethnology
Paperback: 500 pages
Publisher: Harvard University Press (March 1982)

Other Pertinent Sorces

At home in the Illinois country : French colonial domestic site archaeology in the Midwest, 1730-1800  Robert Mazrim
Urbana, Ill. : Illinois State Archaeological Survey, University of Illinois, 2011

Parks Canada : The Battle of the Restigouche
Canada. Parks Canada.
Ottawa : Dept. of Indian and Northern Affairs, 1977

calligraphy element

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