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1989

San Antonio

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Monitoring Of Utility Trenches At Mission Concepcion, San Antonio, Texas, 1988, Anne A. Fox Jan 1989

Monitoring Of Utility Trenches At Mission Concepcion, San Antonio, Texas, 1988, Anne A. Fox

Index of Texas Archaeology: Open Access Gray Literature from the Lone Star State

In July 1988, personnel from the Center for Archaeological Research at The University of Texas at San Antonio conducted monitoring of the construction of hand-dug trenches for installation of an air conditioning system in the church of Mission Concepcion. During the trenching for installation of electric lines one wall of the first convento was crossed. A small collection of artifacts taken from the backdirt of the trench is described, and the more unusual ones are illustrated.


Archaeological And Historical Investigations At The Site Of The New Bexar County Justice Center In Downtown San Antonio, Texas, Anne A. Fox, I. Waynne Cox, Lynn Highley, David Hafernik Jan 1989

Archaeological And Historical Investigations At The Site Of The New Bexar County Justice Center In Downtown San Antonio, Texas, Anne A. Fox, I. Waynne Cox, Lynn Highley, David Hafernik

Index of Texas Archaeology: Open Access Gray Literature from the Lone Star State

Between 1978 and 1987, archaeologists from the Center for Archaeological Research of The University of Texas at San Antonio conducted test excavations and monitored demolition of buildings on NCB 100 within the Main and Military Plazas National Historic District in downtown San Antonio. The block is the site chosen for construction of a Bexar County Justice Center. The sites of three small residences on the south end of the block were tested. Of these, two were thought to be eligible for nomination to the National Register of Historic Places and for nomination as State Archeological Landmarks. At the north end ...


Archaeological And Historical Investigations At The West End Of The Martin And Bowie Streets Connections, San Antonio, Bexar County, Texas, Bruce A. Nightengale, Anne A. Fox, I. Waynne Cox Jan 1989

Archaeological And Historical Investigations At The West End Of The Martin And Bowie Streets Connections, San Antonio, Bexar County, Texas, Bruce A. Nightengale, Anne A. Fox, I. Waynne Cox

Index of Texas Archaeology: Open Access Gray Literature from the Lone Star State

Test excavations were conducted in November 1987 by the Center for Archaeological Research, The University of Texas at San Antonio at the site of a planned relocation of the eastbound lanes of Martin Street in downtown San Antonio. The lots in question were located on the north side of the early town site, and were known to have contained the residence of Thaddeus Smith, the county clerk for Bexar County in the last half of the 19th century. Testing was done by backhoe and by controlled hand excavations.

Testing was done in relation to each of the three structures that ...


Archaeological And Historical Investigations For The Mission Road Realignment Project, San Antonio, Texas, Joseph H. Labadie Jan 1989

Archaeological And Historical Investigations For The Mission Road Realignment Project, San Antonio, Texas, Joseph H. Labadie

Index of Texas Archaeology: Open Access Gray Literature from the Lone Star State

The Mission Road Realignment Project proposes to relocate the current position of Mission Road, which transects the original Mission Concepcion quadrangle, farther west and in the vicinity of the road's 18th-century location. Archaeological testing conducted by the Center for Archaeological Research sought to determine if significant cultural resources would be adversely impacted by the road relocation project. Intensive testing established that no significant remains were located within or adjacent to the proposed right-of-way.