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James Allan  |  Interests  |  Scholarship  

Education:

  • Ph. D. Anthropology, U.C. Berkeley
  • M.A. Anthropology, U.C. Berkeley
  • M.A. Maritime History, Underwater Archaeology, East Carolina University
  • B.S. Business Administration, Saint Mary's College of California

Professional Experience:

  • Director - Institute for Western Maritime Archaeology
  • Consulting Archaeologist - William Self Associates

Presentations:

Selected Presentations

  • "Systematic Surveying in a Piecemeal Fashion: Tales of Research on San Francisco Bay". Allan, James (talk, speech or lecture, paper)
    36th Annual Conference on Historical and Underwater Archaeology, Providence, Rhode Island
    (2003)
  • "The Elusive Il'men -- Searching for One of California's Earliest Known Shipwrecks". Allan, James (talk, speech or lecture, paper)
    North American Society for Oceanic History/University of Hawaii Maritime Conference, Honolulu, Hawaii
    (2002)
  • "Archaeology as Prologue". Allan, James (talk, speech or lecture)
    34th Conference on Historical and Underwater Archaeology, Long Beach, CA.
    (2001)
  • "Remote Sensing in California's Parks: Searching for the Russian-American Company's Maritime Legacy.". Allan, James (paper)
    35th Annual Meeting of the Society for California Archaeology, Modesto, California.
    (2001)
  • "Tichenor's Ways: Discovery and Documentation of San Francisco's First Marine Railway". Allan, James (paper)
    33rd Conference on Historical and Underwater Archaeology, Quebec, Canada
    (2000)
  • "An Archaeological Investigation of the Fort Ross Industrial Complex and Shipyard". Allan, James (paper)
    32nd Conference on Historical and Underwater Archaeology, Salt Lake City, Utah
    (1999)
  • "Forge and Falseworks: Preliminary Investigations of the Ross Colony's Industrial Complex". Allan, James (paper)
    33rd Annual Meeting of the Society for California Archaeology, Sacramento, California.
    (1999)
  • "Russian Shipbuilding in Frontier California". Allan, James (talk, speech or lecture, paper)
    22nd annual meeting of the North American Society for Oceanic History; San Diego, California.
    (1998)
  • "Russian Shipbuilding in Spanish California.". Allan, James (talk, speech or lecture, paper)
    Annual Meeting of the North American Society for Oceanic History, San Diego, California.
    (1998)
  • "Investigating the Russian Shipbuilding Enterprise in Spanish California.". Allan, James (talk, speech or lecture, paper)
    32nd Annual Meeting of the Society for California Archaeology, San Diego, California.
    (1997)
  • "Sheep in the Tunnel: A Gold Rush-Era Ship Beneath Your Feet.". Allan, James (talk, speech or lecture, paper)
    31st Annual Meeting of the Society for California Archaeology, Rohnert Park, California.
    (1997)
  • "What Have We Here? The Rediscovery of Nelson's Mound 259.". Allan, James (talk, speech or lecture, paper)
    31st Annual Meeting of the Society for California Archaeology, Rohnert Park, California.
    (1997)
  • "Ringleader and Sagamore: A Report on the Tentative Identification of Two Nineteenth-Century Shipwrecks in San Pablo Bay.". Allan, James (talk, speech or lecture, paper)
    31st Annual Meeting of the Society for California Archaeology, Rohnert Park, California.
    (1997)
  • "Ship in the Tunnel: A Time Capsule for the Gold Rush.". Allan, James (talk, speech or lecture, paper)
    San Francisco Historical Society
    (June 11, 1996)
  • "Searching for the Il'men: Preliminary Field Survey.". Allan, James (talk, speech or lecture, paper)
    29th Annual Meeting of the Society for California Archaeology, Eureka, California.
    (1995)

Publications:

  • Allan, James. 2002. Supplementary Archaeological Survey of the Montezuma Wetlands Project, Prepared for Science Applications International Corporation, San Diego, CA. and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, San Francisco, CA
  • Allan, James. 2002. Maritime Archaeology Study for the San Francisco Bay Rocks Removal Project., Prepared for Sea Surveyor, Inc., Benicia, CA. and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, San Francisco, CA
  • Allan, James. 2002. Carquinez Strait Maritime Archaeology Study, Prepared for Caltrans, District 4, Oakland, California
  • Allan, James. 2002. San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge East Span Seismic Safety Project Addendum Archaeological Survey Report, Prepared for the California Department of Transportation District 4, Oakland, California
  • Allan, James. 2002. Historic Archaeology of Tichenor's Ways, A Mid-19th Century Marine Railway and Drydock, Prepared for U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development
  • Allan, James. (1997). "Sheep in the Tunnel: A Gold Rush-era Ship Beneath Your Feet". Proceedings of the Society for California Archaeology, Vol. 11, 0.
  • Allan, James. (1997). "What Have We Here? The Rediscovery of Nelson's Mound 259". Proceedings of the Society for California Archaeology, Vol. 11, 0.
  • Allan, James. 1996. "Down She Went: A Report on the Excavation and Analysis of the Gold Rush-era Ship Rome", Prepared for City of San Francisco, Federal Transit Administration, State Office of Historic Preservation, Advisory Council on Historic Preservation
  • Allan, James. (1996). "Historic Archaeology of the Muni Metro Turnback Project". Prepared for City of San Francisco, Federal Transit Administration, State Office of Historic Preservation, Advisory Council on Historic Preservation, Vol. 1-3, 0.
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