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Mayflower at Dawn, Nov. 11, 1620, by artist Mike Haywood
"Mayflower at Dawn"
© by artist Mike Haywood

Articles on Prof. James Deetz

Jim Deetz was born on February 8, 1930, and passed away on November 25, 2000. Tributes to his life and career presented on this site include:
diamond Tribute by Marley Brown III & the Society for Historical Archaeology
diamond A Summary of James Deetz's Work & Publications
diamond Curriculum Vitae and Personal History
diamond Tribute by Alison Bell & Coy Barefoot
diamond Adrian Praetzellis' Tribute
diamond Mary Beaudry's Antiquity Article
diamond Tribute by Merrick Posnansky
diamond Forbes Award Tribute by John Michael Vlach
diamond Kathryn Crabtree and Eugene Prince's Tribute Article
diamond "Remembering Jim," an article by Coy Barefoot
diamond Chronicler of America's Colonial Past
diamond Excavating at Flowerdew Hundred
diamond At Work in Paradise Valley
diamond 1995 Keynote Address to Society for Historical Archaeology

Topical Articles

diamond The True Story of the First Thanksgiving
diamond Pilgrim Myths and Thanksgiving (an excerpt)
diamond Population of Plymouth Town, Colony and County, 1620-1690
diamond A List of Mayflower Passengers, 1620
diamond Mayflower Passengers: Ages, Occupations, Origins & Connections
diamond Mayflower Passenger Deaths, 1620-1621
diamond Plymouth Town, Early Descriptions, 1620-1628
diamond Descriptions of the Fortified Town of Plymouth, 1620-1628
diamond Conjectural Plan of the Fortified Town of Plymouth, 1622
diamond Harvest Time at the John Howland Homestead, 1650, by Ruth Major
diamond Words Paint the Picture, by Ruth Major

Seminar Analysis

diamond Native Americans in Criminal Cases of Plymouth Colony, 1630-1675

Maps & Landscapes of Plymouth

diamond Maps of New England & Plymouth
diamond Samuel de Champlain's Map of Plimoth, circa 1605
diamond Early Settlement of Plymouth Plantation
diamond Smith's Map of New England, 1614
diamond Bradford's 1620 Sketch of Plymouth
diamond Plan of Fortified Town of Plymouth, 1622
diamond Map of New England by Joannes de Laet, 1624
diamond William Wood's 1634 Map of Plymouth
diamond Map of New England by Joan Vinckeboons, 1639
diamond William Hubbard's "A Map of New-England," 1677
diamond Map of New England by T. Bowles, 1732
diamond Map of New England by T. Jefferys, 1755
diamond Map of New England by C. Bowles, 1776
diamond Map of Coast of New England by J. Des Barres, 1776
diamond 1778 Map of North America
diamond J.F.W. des Barres' Map of Plymouth, 1780
diamond Bourne Map of Plymouth, 1830
diamond Thacher's 1832 Map of Plymouth
diamond A Map of Plymouth Village, 1846
diamond Detail from Map of Plymouth County, 1857
diamond Detail from 1879 Plymouth County Atlas
diamond Davis 1883 Map of Plymouth, circa 1701
diamond 1787 Map of Counties in England
diamond 1787 Map of Scrooby Village in Nottinghamshire County

Architectural Studies

diamond Seventeenth-Century Timber Framing
diamond Tour of 17th-Century Timber Framing Reconstruction
diamond Harvest Time at the John Howland Homestead, 1650, by Ruth Major
diamond Words Paint the Picture, by Ruth Major

Wills & Probate Inventories

diamond Index of Wills & Inventories, 1670-1685
diamond George Hall, Will, 1669
diamond Capt. Thomas Southworth, Will, 1669
diamond Capt. Thomas Southworth, Probate Inventory, 1669
diamond Joseph Tilden, Will, 1670
diamond Capt. William Hedge, Will, 1670
diamond Lt. Joseph Rogers, Will, 1677/1678
diamond Joseph Rogers, Probate Inventory, 1677/78

Biographical Studies

diamond Samuel Carpenter, Sr. of Rehoboth
diamond Jonathan Dunham, Sr. of Plymouth
diamond Jonathan Dunham of Plymouth
diamond Nathaniel Pecke of Rehoboth
diamond Anthony Perrey of Rehoboth
diamond James Redway of Rehoboth
diamond Joseph Rockett of Rehoboth
diamond Joseph Rogers of Duxbury
diamond Lt. Joseph Rogers of Eastham
diamond Philip Walker, Sr. of Rehoboth

Seventeenth Century Texts

diamond William Bradford's Of Plymouth Plantation: 1620-1647 (excerpts)
diamond The General Fundamentals of New Plimouth, 1636-1671
diamond The Mayflower Compact, 1620

Regional Studies of
Mortuary Customs in New England

diamond Death's Head, Cherub, Urn and Willow (1967)
diamond Cultural Dimensions of Ethnicity in the Archaeological Record (1995)
diamond Parting Ways (1996)

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