An X-Radium Mystery: F. H. Griswold's Patented Cooking Ware
Murphy, James L., 1941- (2011)
Archaeological evidence indicates that X-Radium cooking ware patented by Frederick H. Griswold in 1904 was manufactured by the Star Stoneware Co. of Crooksville, Ohio, and the J. W. McCoy Pottery Co., of Roseville, Ohio, ...
Notes on the South Park Ceramics
Murphy, James L., 1941- (1972)
Prehistoric ceramics excavated in 1968 at the South Park Site, Cuyahoga Co., Ohio, are analyzed and compared with Late Woodland ceramics to the east and west as well as to Fort Ancient ceramics to the south.
A New Marine Member in the Conemaugh Group of Ohio
Murphy, James L., 1941- (1967)
A previously unreported marine limestone from the Conemaugh Group, Pennsylvanian, of Ohio is described as a new stratigraphic unit, the Noble Limestone Member. The type section is designated as the shale pit of the Ava ...
"Shy Anne" or Sly Anne?
Murphy, James L., 1941- (2003)
Planters nearly identical to Robinson-Ransbottom's "Shy Anne" product, which can be dated to ca. 1941, are impressed with an "Oakwood Artware" mark. Although also impressed "Zanesville, O.," these may be a product of the ...
Joe Armstrong Stoneware Coolers
Murphy, James L., 1941- (2010)
Two large, Albany slip, sgraffito-decorated presentation jugs made by Joe Armstrong at the Briliiant Stoneware Co. pottery near Rose Farm, Morgan Co., Ohio, are described and illustrated. One was presented to William J. ...
The Flip Side of Turkey Foot Rock
Murphy, James L., 1941- (2007)
The history of the much-travelled Turkey Foot Rock petrolglyph, Lucas Co., Ohio, is reviewed and it is demonstrated that during its last move, ca. 1940 by the Ohio State Archaeological and Historical Society, the petrolyph ...
Williard H. Davis: Nineteenth Century Archaeologist of the Lower Muskingum Valley
Murphy, James L., 1941- (1986)
Biographical information on Willard H. Davis, an amateur archaeologist active in the area of Lowell and Marietta, Washington Co., Ohio, is documented. Davis was recognized as the leading authority on the prehistory of the ...
Daniel Boone's Button
Murphy, James L., 1941- (1974)
Excavation of the Bob Evans Rockshelter, Gallia Co., Ohio, is described in terms of Archaic, Early, Middle, and Late Woodland, and Historic components. A pewter button found near the back of the shelter may be related to ...
Interpretation of the Phelps Creek Petroglyph: Was Mrs. Goddard Splay-footed?
Murphy, James L., 1941- (2012)
The Phelps Creek Petroglyph, an historic rock carving in Ashtabula County, Ohio, is described. Local tradition indicates that it was carved at some time in the late 1800s by a local farmer, William F. Goddard, who used ...
"A Singular Pile of Stone": The Irwin Stone Mound, Licking County, Ohio
Murphy, James L., 1941- (2010)
A large prehistoric mound composed of local sandstone boulders is described from Franklin Township, Licking Co., Ohio. Previous accounts are reviewed and an early photograph by Newark amateur archaeologist and photographer ...