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Archaeology

Stephen F. Austin State University

1979

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Archaeological Testing In The Devine Road Area North Of Olmos Dam, San Antonio, Texas, Cristi A. Assad Jan 1979

Archaeological Testing In The Devine Road Area North Of Olmos Dam, San Antonio, Texas, Cristi A. Assad

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

During late January and early February 1978, archaeological testing was carried out in an area north of Olmos Dam, San Antonio, Texas (see Fig. 1) by personnel from the Center for Archaeological Research (CAR), The University of Texas at San Antonio. This work was performed under contract between CAR and the San Antonio River Authority.

The area tested consisted of 16 acres bounded by Olmos Dam to the south, Devine Road to the west and Olmos Creek to the north and east. The objective of the testing was to determine whether any historic or prehistoric resources were present and, if ...


Preliminary Archaeological Investigations Of Part Of The San Pedro Acequia, San Antonio, Texas, Fred Valdez, Jr., Jack D. Eaton Jan 1979

Preliminary Archaeological Investigations Of Part Of The San Pedro Acequia, San Antonio, Texas, Fred Valdez, Jr., Jack D. Eaton

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

In April 1979, Mr. R. W. Miller, Director of Construction Management, General Services Administration (GSA), contacted the Center for Archaeological Research, The University of Texas at San Antonio, to request archaeological investigations of GSA property located south of the Old U.S. Arsenal, between South Flores Street and South Main Avenue in downtown San Antonio. The investigations would be conducted to determine if the Spanish Colonial San Pedro Acequia (not to be confused with San Pedro Creek nearby) ran through the property as indicated on old maps; and if so, to locate it and describe its construction and condition. This ...


Crossroad Of Empire: The Church And State On The Rio Grande Frontier Of Coahuila And Texas 1700-1821, Felix D. Almaraz Jr. Jan 1979

Crossroad Of Empire: The Church And State On The Rio Grande Frontier Of Coahuila And Texas 1700-1821, Felix D. Almaraz Jr.

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

The monograph being published here is the first in a series of data-oriented reports derived from the archaeological and ethnohistorical project centered on the modern town of Guerrero, Coahuila, Mexico. To our gratification, the project produced a great deal of information. We have decided to meet the problem of adequate publication of the results in two ways. The first is by a volume of essays which aim at synthesizing the various aspects of the data and drawing conclusions from it. This single volume will be published elsewhere and is now (1979) in preparation. The other means of publication is by ...


Archaeological Testing At Fort Mcintosh, Laredo Junior College Campus, Laredo, Texas, Daniel E. Fox Jan 1979

Archaeological Testing At Fort Mcintosh, Laredo Junior College Campus, Laredo, Texas, Daniel E. Fox

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

From July 6 to 31, 1977, archaeologists from the Center for Archaeological Research, The University of Texas at San Antonio (UTSA), conducted archaeological investigations at Fort McIntosh (41 WB 11), Laredo, Texas. The purpose of this investigation was to make an assessment of areas to be affected by planned tennis courts and parking facilities on the Laredo Junior College campus.

The archaeological investigation was done under contract between Laredo Junior College (Dr. Domingo Arechiga, President) and the Center for Archaeological Research, UTSA. The field work was accomplished by Thomas Medlin, crew chief, and Jon McClenny, assistant, with the help of ...


A Survey Of Archaeological, Architectural And Historical Sites On The San Antonio River From Olmos Dam To South Alamo Street And On San Pedro Creek From San Pedro Park To Guadalupe Street, Anne A. Fox Jan 1979

A Survey Of Archaeological, Architectural And Historical Sites On The San Antonio River From Olmos Dam To South Alamo Street And On San Pedro Creek From San Pedro Park To Guadalupe Street, Anne A. Fox

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

In January 1979, the Center for Archaeological Research, The University of Texas at San Antonio, was requested by the Fort Worth District United States Army Corps of Engineers to prepare a historical, architectural and archaeological survey of the lands for ΒΌ-mile on either side of the San Antonio River from the Olmos Dam to South Alamo Street, and the San Pedro Creek from San Pedro Park to Guadalupe Street. The purpose of the project is to compile as much information as is now available on the prehistoric and historic sites located within the survey area for use in planning future ...


Natural Gas Pipeline Survey Northwest Menard County, Texas Prepared For The City Of Menard, Thomas C. Kelly, Fred Valdez, Jr. Jan 1979

Natural Gas Pipeline Survey Northwest Menard County, Texas Prepared For The City Of Menard, Thomas C. Kelly, Fred Valdez, Jr.

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

Pursuant to requirements of the E.D.A. as outlined in a letter from the City Menard, Texas dated April 16, 1979, the Center for Archaeological Research, The University of Texas at San Antonio (UTSA) submitted a proposal for an archaeological survey of the route of a new natural gas pipeline. This proposal was accepted by the City of Menard in a letter dated April 23, and the survey was accomplished on May 1 and 2 by Thomas C. Kelly and Fred Valdez, Jr., archaeologists from the UTSA Center for Archaeological Research.


Historical Survey Of The Lands Within The Alamo Plaza - River Linkage Development Project, Anne A. Fox, James E. Ivey Jan 1979

Historical Survey Of The Lands Within The Alamo Plaza - River Linkage Development Project, Anne A. Fox, James E. Ivey

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

In December 1977 the Center for Archaeological Research, The University of Texas at San Antonio, entered into a contract with the City of San Antonio to compile a history of a section of the city bounded by Alamo Street, Crockett Street, the San Antonio River and Houston Street. Plans for the area include removal of a number of buildings and construction of a major hotel, a parking garage, and a park linking Alamo Plaza with the San Antonio River Walk. The area to be affected includes the sites of a number of important historical structures, including the southwest corner of ...


Phase Ii Archaeological Investigations Along The Proposed Route Of The Del Norte Pipeline, Thomas C. Kelly, Thomas R. Hester Jan 1979

Phase Ii Archaeological Investigations Along The Proposed Route Of The Del Norte Pipeline, Thomas C. Kelly, Thomas R. Hester

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

In late March 1978, Tennessee Gas Pipeline (Houston) authorized the Center for Archaeological Research, The University of Texas at San Antonio, to carry out Phase II investigations along the proposed route of the Del Norte pipeline, southern Texas. The Center had conducted an initial historical and archaeological assessment of the pipeline route in 1977 and had recommended subsequent field work (Phase II) in order to better evaluate some of the findings made at that time. (see Hester 1979).

The proposed pipeline route studied by the Center extends from a point at the Rio Grande near McAllen to Station 9, south ...


The Lithic Artifacts Of Indians At The Spanish Colonial Missions, San Antonio, Texas, Daniel E. Fox Jan 1979

The Lithic Artifacts Of Indians At The Spanish Colonial Missions, San Antonio, Texas, Daniel E. Fox

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

The purpose of this study is to define and morphologically describe an assemblage of lithic cultural material thought to be representative of a group of Spanish Colonial mission sites in Texas.


A Report On Literature Search And Archaeological Survey In The Vicinity Of Point Comfort, Calhoun County, Texas, Herbert Uecker, Thomas C. Kelly Jan 1979

A Report On Literature Search And Archaeological Survey In The Vicinity Of Point Comfort, Calhoun County, Texas, Herbert Uecker, Thomas C. Kelly

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

During May 1979, archaeologists from the Center for Archaeological Research, The University of Texas at San Antonio, conducted literature research and an archaeological field survey of an area to be developed by the Formosa Plastic Company near Point Comfort, Calhoun County, Texas.

The field and literature survey was done under contract between the Center for Archaeological Research (UTSA) and the Pace Company of Houston, Texas. In this report, the results of the field survey are presented by Thomas C. Kelly, Research Associate of the Center; the literature review was prepared by Herbert Uecker, Technical Staff Assistant. All project work was ...


Historical, Architectural And Archaeological Investigations At The Steiner-Schob Complex Victoria County, Texas, Anne A. Fox, Katherine Livingston Jan 1979

Historical, Architectural And Archaeological Investigations At The Steiner-Schob Complex Victoria County, Texas, Anne A. Fox, Katherine Livingston

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

In May 1977, the Center for Archaeological Research, The University of Texas at San Antonio, and the firm of Eugene George, AIA Architect, carried out an intensive investigation and recording of a German farmstead in Victoria County, Texas. A detailed history of the family and the site and a complete architectural recording and analysis are included. Archaeological investigations of standing structures and sites of former structures are described. The results of the investigations are discussed in relation to archaeological investigations at other rural sites. Appendices on phosphate testing and detailed architectural drawings of the Schob house are included.


Archaeological And Historical Assessment Of Brackenridge Park City Of San Antonio, Texas, Susanna R. Katz, Anne A. Fox Jan 1979

Archaeological And Historical Assessment Of Brackenridge Park City Of San Antonio, Texas, Susanna R. Katz, Anne A. Fox

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

During the last weeks of December 1976, an archaeological and historical survey was conducted within the boundaries of Brackenridge Park, San Antonio, Texas, to inventory and assess all identifiable prehistoric and historic remains. This survey resulted from a contract between the Center for Archaeological Research (CAR), The University of Texas at San Antonio (UTSA), and the San Antonio Parks and Recreation Department, in conjunction with the preparation of a master plan for future park development. The master plan is currently being prepared by the firm of CGR Associates of San Antonio. Dr. Thomas R. Hester, Director of CAR, served as ...


An Intensive Archaeological Survey Of Enchanted Rock State Natural Area Llano And Gillespie Counties, Texas, Cristi Assad, Daniel R. Potter Jan 1979

An Intensive Archaeological Survey Of Enchanted Rock State Natural Area Llano And Gillespie Counties, Texas, Cristi Assad, Daniel R. Potter

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

During February through April 1979, the Center for Archaeological Research, The University of Texas at San Antonio, carried out an intensive archaeological survey at Enchanted Rock State Natural Area, Llano and Gillespie Counties, Texas. A summary of the 120 newly recorded sites is presented, along with more detailed information on shovel testing, auger testing and two excavated sites. Data from faunal and constant volume analyses at the excavated sites are described and tabulated. Appendices include documentation of a local collection, an artifact inventory from an earlier survey, and an analysis of phytoliths from one of the excavated sites.


Archaeological And Historical Investigations At 41bx180, Walker Ranch, San Antonio, Texas: Phase I, Anne A. Fox Jan 1979

Archaeological And Historical Investigations At 41bx180, Walker Ranch, San Antonio, Texas: Phase I, Anne A. Fox

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

In May 1979, the Center for Archaeological Research, The University of Texas at San Antonio, conducted preliminary investigations at site 41BX180, a group of historic limestone ruins located on the Walker Ranch in northern Bexar County, Texas. A history of ownership of Walker Ranch is included. Archaeological investigations of three structures and associated artifacts are described. An appendix discusses the faunal material from the site.


An Archaeological And Historical Survey Of The Haase, Moy And Wiatrek Properties Of The Conquista Project, Karnes County, Texas, A. Joachim Mcgraw Jan 1979

An Archaeological And Historical Survey Of The Haase, Moy And Wiatrek Properties Of The Conquista Project, Karnes County, Texas, A. Joachim Mcgraw

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

During mid-April 1979, personnel from the Center for Archaeological Research, The University of Texas at San Antonio, conducted an archaeological and historical survey of areas proposed for modification in the Conquista Project Continental Oil Company leases of the Haase, Moy, and Wiatrek properties in northern Karnes County, Texas. The purpose of surface investigation was to make an assessment of any archaeological or historical resources discovered on the properties and to make recommendations regarding such resources. The archaeological survey was conducted under the terms of an agreement between Mr. Morris Merritt of the Conquista Project and the Center for Archaeological Research ...


Additional Archaeological Survey For The San Antonio 201 Wastewater Treatment Project, Cristi Assad Jan 1979

Additional Archaeological Survey For The San Antonio 201 Wastewater Treatment Project, Cristi Assad

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

During January 1979, personnel from the Center for Archaeological Research, The University of Texas at San Antonio, carried out archaeological surveys along five different drainages in two sewage treatment plant areas of northern Bexar County. The current project is an addition to the begun by Fox (1977) in Phase I to assess archaeological resources for preparation of an Environmental Impact Statement for the San Antonio 201 Wastewater Treatment Facilities Project.

The survey was conducted by Cristi Assad with the assistance of A. Joachim McGraw. This report has been prepared as a supplement to the Fox (1977) report and is modeled ...


A Preliminary Archaeological And Historical Assessment Of The Proposed Tenneco Pipeline Hidalgo To Victoria Counties, Texas, Thomas R. Hester Jan 1979

A Preliminary Archaeological And Historical Assessment Of The Proposed Tenneco Pipeline Hidalgo To Victoria Counties, Texas, Thomas R. Hester

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

This report constitutes a preliminary assessment of the archaeological and historical resources along the proposed route of the natural gas pipeline being planned by Tenneco, Inc. The report is submitted in partial fulfillment of a contract between Tennessee Gas Pipeline (Division of Tenneco, Inc., Houston) and The University of Texas at San Antonio, Center for Archaeological Research. Submitted separately to Tennessee Gas Pipeline is a large strip map showing the location of the proposed pipeline; on this map are plotted all historic and prehistoric sites known to exist at the time of the completion of this preliminary assessment. As the ...