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Archaeological Anthropology

San Antonio

1977

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An Archaeological Survey Of Proposed Areas For Alternate Roadways At Olmos Dam, San Antonio, Texas, David Brown Jan 1977

An Archaeological Survey Of Proposed Areas For Alternate Roadways At Olmos Dam, San Antonio, Texas, David Brown

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On June 16, 1977, an archaeologist from the Center for Archaeological Research, The University of Texas at San Antonio, conducted a surface survey in the area of Olmos Dam. The areas surveyed include the 250-foot right-of-way just to the south of the dam, and also an area extending roughly 500 feet north of the dam (Fig. 1). These are two of several areas considered for an alternate vehicle road to be used during planned modifications to Olmos Dam. The proposed routes under study which were surveyed are listed as road alternatives IV-B and VI as shown on plans supplied by ...


A Preliminary Assessment Of Archaeological Resources At Tobins Oakwell Farm, San Antonio, Texas, A. Joachim Mcgraw, Fred Valdez, Jr. Jan 1977

A Preliminary Assessment Of Archaeological Resources At Tobins Oakwell Farm, San Antonio, Texas, A. Joachim Mcgraw, Fred Valdez, Jr.

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A preliminary archaeological survey and assessment of the Tobins Oakwell Farm project area was conducted during August 22-24, 1977, by archaeologists from the Center for Archaeological Research, The University of Texas at San Antonio (UTSA). The work was conducted within two nearby but separate areas adjacent to Salado Creek within the city limits of San Antonio, northern Bexar County. The investigation was performed under a contract between the Center and Ford, Powell and Carson, architects and planners.


1975 Archaeological Investigations At Old Ursuline Academy San Antonio, Texas, Paul R. Katz Jan 1977

1975 Archaeological Investigations At Old Ursuline Academy San Antonio, Texas, Paul R. Katz

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Archaeological investigations were conducted at Old Ursuline Academy (41 BX 235), presently the Southwest Craft Center, during the month of October, 1975. This work was necessitated by planned renovations to the dormitory building, one of the complex of nineteenth century buildings listed on the National Register of Historic Places (Figs. 1, 2).

The nature of the renovation would consist of excavating below the present floor of the dormitory basement so that air conditioning ducts and blower units might be installed; transformation of this basement from a storage place into a series of functional rooms and galleries; construction of a new ...


The Archaeology And History Of The Spanish Governor's Palace Park, Anne A. Fox Jan 1977

The Archaeology And History Of The Spanish Governor's Palace Park, Anne A. Fox

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In the spring of 1976, test excavations were carried out by the Center for Archaeological Research of The University of Texas at San Antonio at the site of a small park to be built immediately north of the Spanish Governor1s Palace on Military Plaza in downtown San Antonio. Because of its proximity to one of the original structures built by the Spanish in the early 18th century, testing was deemed necessary to determine if remains of other early structures would be disturbed by the park construction.

The testing program was administered by Dr. Thomas R. Hester. Field operations from April ...