Colonial Williamsburg Research Division Web Site

Collaborative Projects

Colonial Williamsburg research staff are involved in a variety of collaborative projects with other researchers at various institutions. The sites below show some of these projects; the web site associated with the project or institution will open in a separate window.

DAACS Web Page
  • Digital Archaeological Archive of Comparative Slavery
  • Web site devoted to the study of enslaved Africans and their descendants, living in the Chesapeake, Carolinas, and Caribbean during the Colonial and Ante-Bellum Periods. DAACS is a community resource, built and maintained in the Department of Archaeology at Monticello, in collaboration with the research institutions and archaeologists working in the region.
ChesapeakeArchaeology Web Page
  • A Comparative Archaeological Study of Colonial Chesapeake Culture
  • Project aimed at studying the development of seventeenth-century archaeological sites in the Chesapeake, developed by a consortium of researchers from a number of regional institutions and hosted by The Colonial Williamsburg Foundation. The web site offers interpretations of the data as well as downloadable data sets.
NIAHD Web Page
  • National Institute of American History and Democracy
  • The National Institute of American History and Democracy is a partnership between the College of William and Mary and The Colonial Williamsburg Foundation. It is dedicated to the study of the American past, material culture, and museums.