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Staff :: Dr. Penelope B. Drooker

Name:
Drooker, Dr. Penelope B. Drooker, Dr. Penelope B.
Title:
Anthropology Curator Emerita
Phone:
(518) 486-2019
E-Mail:
pdrooker@mail.nysed.gov
Specialties:
Late prehistoric and contact period archaeology and ethnohistory, eastern North America; North American textiles and basketry (all time periods); museology
Departments:
Research & Collections :: Collections :: Anthropology
Research & Collections :: Research :: Anthropology
More Info:
http://www.nysm.nysed.gov/research_collections/research/labs/archaeology/research/arch/drooker/


Publications(Click to Expand):
 
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Drooker, P. B. 2012. European Trade Goods at the Ripley Site: Implications for Interaction Networks and Chronology. Northeast Anthropology 77-78:89-138.

Steponaitis, V. P., Swanson, S. E., Wheeler, G., and Drooker, P. B. 2011. The Provenance and Use of Etowah Palettes. American Antiquity 76:81-106.

Drooker, P.B. 2007. Notes on Two Noded Pipes from West Virginia. West Virginia Archeologist [for 2002] 54(1-2):47-50.

Drooker, P.B., and Hamell, G.R. 2007. Strange Creatures from the Archaeology Collection. Legacy: The Magazine of the New York State Museum 3(1):8-9.

Drooker, P. B. 2006. 10,000 Years of Mohawk Valley History. Legacy: The Magazine of the New York State Museum 2(1):10-12.

Drooker, P. B. 2005. A Look Back: The New York State Museum and the Capitol Fire. Legacy: The Magazine of the New York State Museum 1(2):4-5.

Drooker, P. B. 2004. The Lake George Battlefield Park Collection at the New York State Museum. Fort George Advice: The Newsletter of the Lake George Battlefield (Fort George) Alliance Spring:1-3.

Drooker, P. B. 2004. The Making of a Postage Stamp. Members Update 15(3):6.

Drooker, P. B. 2004. The William Tompkins Collection. Members Update 15(3):6.

Drooker, P. B. 2003. Curation of Archaeological Collections at the New York State Museum. New York Archaeological Council Newsletter Fall:1-3.

Drooker, P. B. 2003. Curation of Archaeological Collections at the New York State Museum. NYAC Newsletter Fall(2003):

Drooker, P. B. 2002. The Lewis Henry Morgan Collection at the New York State Museum. New York State Museum website http://www.nysm.nysed/morgan

Barber, E., Drooker, P. B., Fraquemont, E., Jones, C., and Teague, L. 2000. A Map of the Weaving World in A.D. 1000. Handwoven 21(1):42-45.

Drooker, P. B. 1999. Carolyn Parker. Women's History in the Collections of the New York State Museum web site. http://www.nysm.nysed.gov/womenshistory/index.html

Drooker, P. B. 1999. Makers and Markets: A New Exhibit Introduces an Important Collection and a Renovated Gallery at the Peabody Museum. Symbols 1999(Spring):6-11.

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Fisher, C. L., (edited by) P. B. Drooker, (with contributions by) A. Lain, and M. Stefanik. 2010. Beneath the City: An Archaeological Perspective of Albany. New York State Museum Circular 72. The University of the State of New York, Albany, New York.

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Drooker, P. B. 2009. The Fort Ancient Archaeological Tradition. In Archaeology in America: An Encyclopedia, vol. 2, Midwest and Great Plains/Rocky Mountains, edited by F. P. McManamon, pp. 106-110. Greenwood Publishing Group, Westport, Connecticut.

Drooker, P. B. 2004. Perishables in the Northeast. In Perishable Material Culture in the Northeast. New York State Museum Bulletin 500, edited by P. B Drooker, pp. 1-7. The University of the State of New York, Albany, New York.

Drooker, P. B. 2004. Pipes, Leadership, and Interregional Interaction in Protohistoric Midwestern and Northeastern North America. In Smoking and Culture: Recent Developments in the Archaeology of Tobacco Pipes, edited by S. Rafferty, and R. Mann, pp. 73-141. University of Tennessee Press, Knoxville, Tennessee.

Drooker, P. B., and G. R. Hamell. 2004. Susannah Swan's Wampum Bag. In Perishable Material Culture in the Northeast. New York State Museum Bulletin 500, edited by P. B. Drooker, pp. 197-215. The University of the State of New York, Albany, New York.

Drooker, P. B. 2003. Matting and Pliable Fabrics from Bottle Creek. In Bottle Creek: A Pensacola Culture Site in South Alabama, edited by I. W. Brown, pp. 180-193. University of Alabama Press, Tuscaloosa, Alabama.

Drooker, D. P. 2002. The Ohio Valley, 1550-1750: Patterns of Sociopolitical Coalescence and Dispersal. In The Transformation of the Southeastern Indians, 1540-1760, edited by R. Hudson Ethridge, and C. Hudson, pp. 115-133. University Press of Mississippi, Jackson, Mississippi.

Drooker, P. B. 2001. Approaching Fabrics Through Impressions on Pottery. In Approaching Textiles, Varying Viewpoints. Seventh Biennial Symposium, edited by Textile Society of America, pp. 59-68. Textile Society of America, Earleville, Maryland.

Drooker, P. B. 2001. Leaving No Stone Unturned: Making the Most of Secondary Evidence for Perishable Material Culture. In Fleeting Identities: Perishable Material Culture in Archaeological Research. Center for Archaeological Investigations, edited by P. B. Drooker, pp. 170-186. Southern Illinois University, Carbondale, Illinois.

Drooker, P. B. 2001. Material Culture and Perishabililty. In Fleeting Identities: Perishable Material Culture in Archaeological Research. Center for Archaeological Investigations, edited by P. B. Drooker, pp. 1-15. Southern Illinois University, Carbondale, Illinois.

Kutruff, J. T., and P. B. Drooker. 2001. Textiles from the Wickliffe Mounds Site. In Excavations at Wickliffe Mounds, edited by K. Wesler, pp. Chapter 14. University of Alabama Press, Tuscaloosa, Alabama.

Drooker, P. B., and C. W. Cowan. 2001. The Dawn of History and the Transformation of the Fort Ancient Cultures of the Central Ohio Valley. In Societies in Eclipse: Archaeology of the Eastern Woodlands Indians, A.D. 1400-1700, edited by D. S. Brose, C. W. Cowan, and R. C. Mainfort, Jr., pp. 83-106. Smithsonian Institution Press, Washington, D. C..

Webster, L., and P. B. Drooker. 2000. Archaeological Textile Research in the Americas. In Beyond Cloth and Cordage: Archaeological Textile Research in the Americas, edited by P. B. Drooker, and L. Webster, pp. 1-24. University of Utah Press, Salt Lake City, Utah.

Drooker, P. B. 2000. Madisonville Focus Revisited: Reexcavating Fort Ancient from Museum Collections. In Cultures Before Contact: The Late Prehistory of Ohio and Surrounding Regions, edited by R. Genheimer, pp. 228-270. The Ohio Archaeological Council, Columbus, Ohio.

Drooker, P. B. 1999. Exotic Ceramics at Madisonville: Implications for Interaction. In Taming the Taxonomy: Toward a New Understanding of Great Lakes Archaeology, edited by R. F. Williamson, and C. M. Watts, pp. 71-82. Eastendbooks, Toronto, Ontario.

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Drooker, P. B. 1999. Fabric Impressed Sherd from the Rose Hotel Site. Appendix D. In Archaeological Investigations at the Rose Hotel (11Hn-116), Hardin County, Illinois, edited by M. J. Wagner, and B. M. Butler, pp. 507-508. Report prepared for Technical Report 99-3. Center for Archaeological Investigations, Southern Illinois University, Carbondale, Albany, New York.

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Drooker, P. B., and J. P. Hart (editors). 2010. Soldiers, Cities, and Landscapes: Papers in Honor of Charles L. Fisher. New York State Museum Bulletin 513. The University of the State of New York, Albany, New York.

Drooker, P.B. (editor). 2004. Perishable Material Culture in the Northeast. New York State Museum Bulletin 500. The University of the State of New York, Albany, New York.

Drooker, P. B. (editor). 2001. Fleeting Identities: Perishable Material Culture in Archaeological Research. Southern Illinois University, Carbondale, IL.

Drooker, P. B., and L. D. Webster (editors). 2000. Beyond Cloth and Cordage: Archaeological Textile Research in the Americas. University of Utah Press, Salt Lake City, Utah.

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Drooker, P. B. 2005 Rice's Woods Mortuary Artifacts: Fragments of Amber Bead(s). Report prepared for New York State Museum, Albany, New York.

Drooker, P. B. 2005 Sunwatch Cordage and Fabrics. Report prepared for Boonshoft Museum of Discovery, Dayton, Ohio, Albany, New York.

Drooker, P. B. 2004 Fabric Impressed Sherds from the Kincaid Site. Report prepared for University of Illinois, Albany, New York.

Drooker, P. B. 2004 Fabrics Associated with Palettes at Etowah. Report prepared for University of North Carolina, Albany, New York.

Publications for Sale:
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Drooker, P. B., Editor. Perishable Material Culture in the Northeast. Bulletin No. 500.  240 pp., ill., maps. 2004

Hart, J. P., and P. B. Drooker. Soldiers, Cities, and Landscapes: Papers in Honor of Charles L. Fisher. Bulletin No. 513.  295 pages, 234 Figures, 33 tables. 2010

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