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dc.contributor.authorStahle, David W.*
dc.date.accessioned2012-12-12T20:27:11Z
dc.date.available2012-12-12T20:27:11Z
dc.date.issued1979
dc.identifier.citationStahle, D.W. 1979. Tree-ring dating of historic buildings in Arkansas. Tree-Ring Bulletin 39:1-28.en_US
dc.identifier.issn0041-2198
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10150/260433
dc.description.abstractTwenty-four historic log and frame buildings in Arkansas have been dated by dendrochronology. The derived historic chronologies, ranging from A.D. 1598 to 1911, have improved and extended existing modern tree-ring chronologies for the state. Dated species are southern yellow pine (Pinus sp.), white oak (Quercus sp.), eastern red cedar (Juniperus virginiana L.), and baldcypress (Taxodium distichum L. Rich). Three chronological studies integrating tree-ring, architectural, and documentary evidence offer examples of the relationship between tree-ring dates and historic records and demonstrate significant contributions which dendrochronology can make in the management of historic properties. Historic tree-ring collections should prove important in developing long term tree-ring chronologies in the eastern United States, due to widespread exploitation of living trees, the lower average age for many eastern species, and the availability of high quality tree-ring records in early historic structures.
dc.language.isoen_USen_US
dc.publisherTree-Ring Societyen_US
dc.relation.urlhttp://www.treeringsociety.orgen_US
dc.rightsCopyright © Tree-Ring Society. All rights reserved.en_US
dc.subjectDendrochronologyen_US
dc.subjectTree Ringsen_US
dc.subjectBuildingsen_US
dc.subjectHistoryen_US
dc.subjectPinesen_US
dc.titleTree-Ring Dating of Historic Buildings in Arkansasen_US
dc.typeArticleen_US
dc.contributor.departmentArkansas Archaeological Survey, University Museum, Fayettevilleen_US
dc.identifier.journalTree-Ring Bulletinen_US
dc.description.collectioninformationThis item is part of the Tree-Ring Research (formerly Tree-Ring Bulletin) archive. It was digitized from a physical copy provided by the Laboratory of Tree-Ring research at The University of Arizona. For more information about this peer-reviewed scholarly journal, please email the Editor of Tree-Ring Research at editor@treeringsociety.org.en_US
refterms.dateFOA2018-08-16T11:03:18Z
html.description.abstractTwenty-four historic log and frame buildings in Arkansas have been dated by dendrochronology. The derived historic chronologies, ranging from A.D. 1598 to 1911, have improved and extended existing modern tree-ring chronologies for the state. Dated species are southern yellow pine (Pinus sp.), white oak (Quercus sp.), eastern red cedar (Juniperus virginiana L.), and baldcypress (Taxodium distichum L. Rich). Three chronological studies integrating tree-ring, architectural, and documentary evidence offer examples of the relationship between tree-ring dates and historic records and demonstrate significant contributions which dendrochronology can make in the management of historic properties. Historic tree-ring collections should prove important in developing long term tree-ring chronologies in the eastern United States, due to widespread exploitation of living trees, the lower average age for many eastern species, and the availability of high quality tree-ring records in early historic structures.


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