Douglas W. Sanford
Associate Professor, Department of Historic Preservation
Director, Center for Historic Preservation
Mary Washington College
Fredericksburg, Virginia 22401-5358


Slavery-related Publications and Papers:

        Chapters in Professional Books.

"Searching and 'Re-searching' for the African Americans of Eighteenth-Century Virginia," in The Historical Archaeology of Eighteenth-Century Virginia, edited by     Theodore Reinhart.  Richmond, Va.: Spectrum Press, 1996, pp. 131-148.

"The Archaeology of Plantation Slavery in Piedmont Virginia: Context and Process," in Historical Archaeology of the Chesapeake, edited by Paul A. Shackel and
    Barbara J. Little.  Washington, DC: Smithsonian Institution Press, 1994, 115-130.

        Articles in Professional Journals.

"Landscape, Change, and Community at Stratford Hall Plantation: An Archaeological and Cultural Perspective."  In The Quarterly Bulletin of
    the Archeological Society of Virginia,  54 (1):2-19.  1999.

"Middle Range Theory and Plantation Archaeology: An Analysis of Domestic Slavery at Monticello, Albemarle County, Virginia, ca. 1770-1830," in
     The Quarterly Bulletin of the Archeological Society of Virginia 46 (1):20-30.  March 1991.

        Articles in Professional Newsletters.

"African-American Archaeology at Stratford Hall Plantation, Virginia." African-American Archaeology (Newsletter of the African-American
     Archaeology Network).  19: 4-5.  Early Winter 1997 issue.

        Book Reviews.

Of Hidden Lives:  The Archaeology of Slave Life at Thomas Jefferson's Poplar Forest, by Barbara J. Heath, University Press of Virginia, 1999.
    Journal of Middle Atlantic Archaeology, Volume 16:171-172.  2000.

Of A Chesapeake Family and Their Slaves, by Anne Yentsch, Smithsonian Institution Press, 1994.  In The William and Mary Quarterly 52(3):
    552-554.  July 1995.

Of Cannon's Point Plantation, 1794-1860, by John S. Otto, Academic Press, 1984.  With Jeffrey L. Hantman in The Journal of American
    Folklore 99(391):92-94, January-March 1986.


"The Archaeology of Slave Quarter Architecture and Landscape."  Paper presented at the Conference on Restoring Southern Gardens and Landscapes
in Winston-Salem, North Carolina in October 2001, revised and submitted for publication in the conference's proceedings volume in December
2001.  Publication expected in 2003.


Slave Quarter Architecture from a Documentary Perspective.  Middle Atlantic Archaeological Conference.  Virginia Beach, Virginia.
     March 2002.

The Archaeology of Thomas Jefferson's Nailery: Proto-industrialism and Plantation Slavery.  Annual Meeting of the Middle Atlantic
     Archaeological Conference.  Ocean City, Maryland.  March 1996.