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About Us

Resume for Thomas Carr

EMPLOYMENT

2015 - Present – Owner and Principal, Colorado Cultural Research Associates, Denver, CO

2001 to 2015 – Staff Archaeologist, History Colorado, Denver, CO

1999 to 2001 - Archaeologist/Geophysicist - Hemisphere Field Services, Inc., Minneapolis, MN

1993 to 1999 - Graduate Instructor & Research Assistant - University of Colorado, Boulder, CO

EDUCATION  

1996 - MA in Anthropology -University of Colorado at Boulder

1992 - BA in Anthropology (cum laude), minor in English, University of North Carolina at Charlotte


RESEARCH AREAS AND SPECIALIZED TRAINING

-North American prehistoric archaeology, historic archaeology, and historic preservation

-Geophysical survey methods, geoarchaeology, and geomorphology

-Geographical Information Systems (GIS) and remote sensing analysis

-Physical Anthropology and Human Osteology

-Photography and videography


WORKSHOPS AND/OR CERTIFICATES

2006 - Native American Graves Protection and Repatriation Act, NPI workshop, Denver, CO

2006 - Evaluating Traditional Cultural Properties, NPI workshop, Denver, CO

2002 - Recent Archaeological Prospection Advances for Non-destructive Investigations, Vancouver, WA

2001 - Microsoft Access Database training classes, Denver, CO

1999 - Graduate certificate in Ethnographic Film Production and Theory

1994 - Recent Archaeological Prospection Advances for Non-destructive Investigations, Fort Laramie, WY

SELECTED PUBLICATIONS AND RESEARCH REPORTS

Bischoff, Wayne, and Thomas Carr  

2001 Town of Delphi, Indiana, Erie and Wabash Canal Archaeological Survey Results, prepared for the Carroll County Wabash and Erie Canal Association, Delphi, IN.

2000 Town of Kansas Pedestrian Bridge Location: Archaeological Survey Results. Reports of Investigation No. 591. Hemisphere Field Services, Inc., Minneapolis, MN.


Black, Kevin. D. and Thomas Carr

2009 Field Investigations of the Colorado Office of Archaeology and Historic Preservation, 1996-2007, in Colorado Archaeology, Vol. 75, Nos. 1 & 2, pp.71-99.


Black, Kevin, Thomas Carr, and Beth Conour

2006 Archaeological Investigations at 5SH2410 near Crestone, Saguache County, CO.  Ms. #SH.CPO.R3 on file, Office of Archaeology and Historic Preservation, Colorado Historical Society, Denver, CO.


Carr, Thomas L.

2018 Class III Pedestrian Survey of Wetland Area Near Gun Club Road & Quincy Avenue Crossing Associated with the Multi-Use Trail Project Arapahoe County, Colorado, on file, Office of Archaeology and Historic Preservation, Colorado Historical Society, Denver, CO.

2018 A Class III Cultural Resources Survey at Three Locations Associated with Improvements to Magnolia Road Bridge Improvement Project, Boulder County, CO, on file, Office of Archaeology and Historic Preservation, Colorado Historical Society, Denver, CO.

2018 A Class III Cultural Resources Survey of Roadway Erosion Control (Pond 2M-7) at Denver International Airport North of Pena Boulevard, Denver County, CO, on file, Office of Archaeology and Historic Preservation, Colorado Historical Society, Denver, CO.

2017 A Class III Cultural Resource Survey of Utica Street in the town of Ward, Boulder County, CO, on file, Office of Archaeology and Historic Preservation, Colorado Historical Society, Denver, CO.

2017 A Cultural Resources Survey of a Parcel of Land Located South of W 84th Avenue, and west of Zuni Street in the City of Westminster, Adams County, CO, on file, Office of Archaeology and Historic Preservation, Colorado Historical Society, Denver, CO.

2017 A Class III Cultural Resources Survey of the Cuerno Verde Tail Resurfacing and Widening Project Area, Lathrop State Park, Huerfano County, Colorado, on file, Office of Archaeology and Historic Preservation, Colorado Historical Society, Denver, CO.

2017 A Class III Pedestrian Survey of the Proposed Longview Trail, Hazaleus Natural Area, Larimer County, CO, on file, Office of Archaeology and Historic Preservation, Colorado Historical Society, Denver, CO.

2016 The Great Western Sugar Company Factory in Brighton, Colorado: archival research, oral history, and beet sugar process, on file, Office of Archaeology and Historic Preservation, Colorado Historical Society, Denver, CO.

2016 Boulder County Emergency Work, TO 1, Fourmile Canyon Drive Archaeology APE, Boulder County, CO, on file, Office of Archaeology and Historic Preservation, Colorado Historical Society, Denver, CO.

2016 Thornton DRCOG Trails: Archaeological Resources, Adams County, CO, on file, Office of Archaeology and Historic Preservation, Colorado Historical Society, Denver, CO.

2016 A Cultural Resource Inventory of 12-acres at the Intersection of E Iliff Ave. and E Cherry Creek S Drive, Arapaho County, Colorado, on file, Office of Archaeology and Historic Preservation, Colorado Historical Society, Denver, CO.

2015 The Role of Toys in the Archaeology of Self, in Colorado Heritage, March/April 2015, History Colorado, Denver, CO

2013 Public Archaeology Sheds Light on Ancestral Pueblo Culture, in Colorado Heritage, November/December 2013, History Colorado, Denver, CO

2013 The Dry: African American Homesteading on Southeastern Colorado’s Plains, in Colorado Heritage, March/April 2013, History Colorado, Denver, CO

2009 The Robinson Rock House Ruin and Plantation Site, National Register of Historic Places 

Nomination. Ms. on file, Office of the State Archaeologist, Raleigh, NC.

2006 From Nordenskiold to Nusbaum, in Colorado Heritage, spring 2006, Colorado Historical Society, Denver, CO.

2005 Sixty Years Later: the Remnants of Amache, in Colorado Heritage, spring 2005, Colorado Historical Society, Denver, CO.

2004 Archaeological Testing at 5LP6977, LaPlata County, Colorado. Ms. #LP.CPO.R3 on file, Office of Archaeology and Historic Preservation, Colorado Historical Society, Denver, CO.

2003 Photography and Archaeology: Parallel Histories, Colorado Perspectives, in 

Colorado Heritage magazine, winter 2003, Colorado Historical Society, Denver, CO.

2003 Geoarchaeological Investigation and Monitoring of 5EP4229, Pueblo County, Colorado.  Ms. 

on file, Office of Archaeology and Historic Preservation, History Colorado Denver, CO.

2002 Archaeological Monitoring and Archival Research at the First United Presbyterian Church Site (5DV8166), Denver, CO. Ms. #DV.CPO.R4 on file, Office of Archaeology and Historic Preservation, Denver, CO.

2001 Plains Woodland, Plains Village, and Contemporary Tribes: Associations with Colorado Front Range Human Burials, Ms. on file, O Office of Archaeology and Historic Preservation, Denver, CO.

1994 Varieties of the ‘Other’, Voice and Native American Culture, in Voices on Voice: Perspectives, Definitions, Inquiry, Kathleen Yancey ed., National Council of Teachers of English, Urbana, IL.

1991   A Catalogue of Cultural Resources Associated with Reedy Creek Park, Mecklenburg County, N.C., 

Ms. on file Charlotte-Mecklenburg Public Library/Carolina Room.

1990 An Anthropological and Historical Perspective of the Norkett and White House Land Tracts in 

Northeastern Mecklenburg, County, N.C., ms. on file Charlotte-Mecklenburg Public Library/Carolina Room.


Carr, Thomas L., and Kimberly Bailey

2017 A Class III Cultural Resource Inventory Along Buckhorn Road (LCR 44h), Larimer County, Colorado, on file, Office of Archaeology and Historic Preservation, Colorado Historical Society, Denver, CO.


Carr, Thomas L, Bailey, Kimberly, and Amie Gray

2017 A Cultural Resources Inventory of 10 site at Mueller State Park, Teller County, Colorado, on file, Office of Archaeology and Historic Preservation, Colorado Historical Society, Denver, CO. 

2017 A Cultural Resources Inventory of Four Sites at Steamboat Lake State Park, Routt County, Colorado, on file, Office of Archaeology and Historic Preservation, Colorado Historical Society, Denver, CO.

2016 A Re-Visitation of Five Sites at Trinidad Lake State Park, Las Animas County, Colorado, on file, Office of Archaeology and Historic Preservation, Colorado Historical Society, Denver, CO.

2016 A Re-Visitation of Five Sites at Lathrop State Park, Huerfano County, Colorado, on file, Office of Archaeology and Historic Preservation, Colorado Historical Society, Denver, CO.


Carr, Thomas, Tom Bailey, Don Johnson, and R. David Satterwhite.  

2000 Geophysical Investigations at the Birch Creek Site (35ML181). Hemisphere Field Services Report of Investigations, No. 641. Minneapolis, MN.


Carr, Thomas, and Beth Conour

2006 Archaeological Investigations at 5LP7853, Near Bayfield, La Plata County, Colorado. Ms. #LP.CPO.R5 on file, Office of Archaeology and Historic Preservation, Colorado Historical Society, Denver, CO.


Carr, Thomas, Todd McMahon, and James Wanner

2005 Archaeological Investigations at 5WL4883, Weld County, Colorado. Ms. #WL.CPO.R3 on file, Office of Archaeology and Historic Preservation, Colorado Historical Society, Denver, CO.


Carr, Thomas L. and Mort D. Turner

1996 Evaluating Regional Lithic Procurement Using Multi-spectral Imagery and Geophysical Exploration”, in Archaeological Prospection, vol. 3, no. 3, pp. 109-129.


Collins, Susan M., and Thomas L. Carr

2001 Report of the State Archaeologist to the Colorado Commission of Indian Affairs, Ms. on file, Office to of Archaeology and Historic Preservation, Denver, CO.

2010 (Produced annually from 2001 to 2010)


Gullett, Poppie, and Thomas Carr 

2018 Class III Cultural Resources Report: University of Colorado Boulder Creek Stonework, Boulder County, CO, on file, Office of Archaeology and Historic Preservation, Denver, CO


McMahon, Todd, Thomas Carr, Tina Nepstad-Thornberry, and Joanna Harden

2004 Archaeological Investigations at 5DA1883, A Pioneer Lady from Douglas County, Colorado. Ms. #DA.CPO.R5 on file, Office of Archaeology and Historic Preservation, Denver, CO.


LEVEL II AND III PHOTOGRAPHIC DOCUMENTATION

2018 – Coy Ditch Head Gate and Dam, Larimer County, CO, Level II photographs

2018 – University of Colorado WPA Stonework, Boulder County, CO, Level II photographs

2017 – High Street Properties, Denver County, CO – Level II photographs

2017 – Cliff Face Mine, Clear Creek County, CO – Level III HABS photographs

2017 – Ralston Reservoir, Jefferson County, CO – Level II photographs

2017 – I-70 Viaduct Project Properties, Denver County, CO – Level II photographs

2017 - Holland-Jouflas Ranch, Eagle County, CO, Level II photographs

2017 – Greenhorn Creek Bridge, Pueblo County, CO, Level II photographs

2016 – Dolores Bridge, Montrose County, CO, Level III HAER photographs

2016 – Rawlins Water Pipe, Carbon County, WY, Level III HAER photographs

2016 – BREC Cody Laboratory, Park County, WY, Level III HAER photographs

2016 – Great Western Sugar Company, Adams County, CO, Level II photographs

2016 – Lower Clear Creek Canal, Adams County, CO, Level II photographs


SELECTED PUBLIC PRESENTATIONS

2015 - A Model for Success in Repatriation: A Collaborative Process between the State of Colorado And 

American Indian Tribes, 80th annual meeting of the Society for American Archaeology, San Francisco, CA

2014 - The State Unmarked Burial Investigation Program, Southern Ute Indian Tribe NAPGRA Symposium, Ignacio, CO

2013 - Excavating Childhood: an exercise in self archaeology, Colorado Council of Professional Archaeologists, Denver, CO

2013 - Researching Historic Burials, Saving Places Conference, Colorado Preservation Inc., Denver, CO

2010 - Deconstructing a Conflict: the Plains Indian Wars of 1855 to 1890, Colorado Council of Professional Archaeologists, Montrose, CO

2010 - Stone Circles, Projectile Points, and Historic Cabins – Hide or Interpret? Saving Places Conference, Colorado Preservation Inc., Denver, CO.

2009 - Digital Photography for Historic Preservation, Saving Places Conference, Colorado Preservation Inc., Denver, CO.

2009 - Applications of Digital versus Film Photography in Historic Preservation, (session organizer and presenter), Saving Places Conference, Colorado Preservation Inc., Denver, CO.

2008 - Nordenskiold’s 1891 Photographs of Mesa Verde, invited lecture, Colorado Archaeological Society, Denver Museum of Nature and Science, Denver, CO.

2006 - From Nordenskiold to Nusbaum: Photography, Archaeology, and Tourism in the Early Years of Mesa Verde National Park, curator’s talk, Center of Southwest Studies, Fort Lewis College, Durango, CO.

2006 - Photography and Archaeology: the View from Mesa Verde, curator’s talk, Denver Public Library, Denver, CO.

2004 - Visual Imagery, Artistic Representation, and Story Telling in Archaeological Research, invited colloquium speaker, University of Denver, Denver, CO.

2002 - Current Cultural Resource Management of the State Capital Building: Preservation, Historic Archaeology and Historic Rehabilitation under the Life-Safety upgrade impetus, Denver Chapter of the American Institute of Architecture, Denver, CO.

1997 - Applications of Multi-Spectral Imagery Analysis in Archaeology.  Invited speaker at the University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology symposium, The Virtual Dig: Computers and the Pursuit of the Past, Philadelphia, PA.

1996 - Using Satellites to Locate Ancient Stone Tool Quarries.  Invited poster presentation at University of Colorado, Center of the American West symposium Field Scientists and the Shaping of the American West.

1995 - The Potential for Using Remote Sensing Data in Archaeological Site Prediction and Investigation. 

Colorado Council of Professional Archaeologists annual meeting, Ft. Collins, CO.

1994 - The Potential for Using Satellite Data in Beringian Archaeological Site Prediction and  Investigation. 

45th annual Arctic Science Conference in Anchorage, Alaska and Vladivostok, Russia.


MAJOR PHOTOGRAPHIC EXHIBITIONS AND FILM SCREENINGS

2017 to 2018 - Conflict on the Plains, Ute Indian Museum, Montrose, CO

2015 - Thomas Carr – Expeditions, Western Art Gallery, Denver Public Library, Denver, CO

2006 - Kiikiqo Hisatsinom Ship’aap: Pueblos of the Ancestral North, Museum of Anthropology, University

 of Denver, Denver, CO

2004 to 2006 - Presence within Abandonment: Photography, Archaeology, and Western Historic Sites, 

Center of Southwest Studies, Fort Lewis College, Durango, CO; Farmington Museum, Farmington, NM, and BLM Anasazi Heritage Center, Dolores, CO.

2004 - A Forgotten Place: the history of an abandoned farming community (film screenings), 

5e Festival International du Film Archeologique, Brussels, Belgium, and the Archaeology Channel International Film Festival, Eugene, Oregon, http://www.archaeologychannel.org


PROFESSIONAL ASSOCIATION MEMBERSHIP

Society for American Archaeology, Register of Professional Archaeologists, Colorado Council of Professional Archaeologists


PROFESSIONAL PERMITS HELD

Colorado Office of the State Archaeologist

United States Forest Service

Bureau of Land Management