Graduate Studies

The following is a compilation of both undergraduate and graduate theses relating to the Jamestown Rediscovery Project. Some of these academic papers  are available to download in the grid at the bottom of this page.

 PhD Dissertations

"Up in Smoke: Pipe Making, Smoking, and Bacon’s Rebellion." Doctoral Thesis in Anthropology presented to University of Pennsylvania. 2004. Agbe-Davies, Anna

Elizabethan Industries in Jacobean Virginia? An Examination of the Industrial Origins and Metallurgical Functions of Scrap Copper at Early Jamestown (c. 1607–1610).” Royal Holloway College, University of London. 2005. Carter C. Hudgins

“‘And he that in Virginia shall copper coin receive’ Explicating an Undocumented Fiscal Scheme in the Early English Settlement at Jamestown through the Archaeological Evidence.” School of Archaeology and Ancient History University of Leicester. 2014. Beverly Straube

Master’s Theses

“Architecture of Early Virginia: An Analysis of the Origins of the Earth Fast Tradition.” MA Thesis, Archaeology and Heritage School of Archaeological Studies University of Leicester. 2001. Eric Deetz

“Early Attempts of English Mineral Exploration in North America: The Jamestown Colony.” The College of William and Mary. 2005. Lisa Heuvel

“Old World Industries and New World Hope: The Industrial Role of Scrap Copper at Jamestown.” Royal Holloway, University of London. 2004. Carter C. Hudgins

“The Role of Fishing in the Sustenance of the Early Jamestown Colony: The First Decade” Royal Holloway, University of London. 2004. Danny Schmidt

“These pots do talk: seventeenth-century Indigenous women’s influence on transculturation in the Chesapeake Region.” Illinois State University. 2012. Valerie M.J. Hall

“‘Put that in you Pipe and Smoke it’: An Exploratory Study of Native American Ceramic Tobacco Pipes at the James Fort Site in Virginia Using Portable X-Ray Fluorescence.” MA Thesis, University of Massachusetts Boston. 2013. Michael Ligman.

Undergraduate Honor’s Theses

“Architectural precedent and liminal space at James Fort, Jamestown, Virginia, 1609-1611.” Thesis submitted for the BA in Anthropology at the College of William and Mary. 2006 Brent R. Fortenberry

“A case for Catholicism: a contextual study of religious small-finds from historic James Fort, Jamestown, Virginia.” Thesis submitted for the BA in Anthropology at the College of William and Mary. 2006. Travis G. Parno

“‘--Protecting its Worldly Goods from Thieves": A Study of Locks and Lock Parts from Jamestown, Virginia and its Hinterland.” Thesis submitted for the BA in Anthropology at the College of William and Mary. 2006. Erin Kuykendall

"Groundwater Hydrology and Contamination on Jamestown Island, VA: A Study of the Geochemistry and Microbiology of Groundwater." Thesis submitted for the BS in Geology at the College of William and Mary. 2009. Heather R. Pasley


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The Role of Fishing in the Sustenance of the Early Jamestown Colony: The First Decade by Danny Schmidt Download 
“Put that in your Pipe and Smoke it”: An Exploratory Study of Native American Ceramic Tobacco Pipes at the James Fort Site in Virginia using Portable X-Ray Fluorescence by Michael Ligman Download 
Groundwater Hydrology and Contamination on Jamestown Island, VA: A Study of the Geochemistry and Microbiology of Groundwater by Heather Pasley Download 
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