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Archaeological Anthropology

San Antonio

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 ...


Plan For Mitigation Of Archaeological Sites San Antonio 201 Watewater Treatment Project, Anne A. Fox Jan 1979

Plan For Mitigation Of Archaeological Sites San Antonio 201 Watewater Treatment Project, Anne A. Fox

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

Since December 1976, the Center for Archaeological Research has carried out a succession of archaeological surveys of proposed sewer line routes and sewage treatment plant construction in the San Antonio area (Fox 1977; Fox, McGraw and Valdez 1978). The data recovered, archaeological sites recorded and recommendations for future work have been provided to Radian Corporation for use in preparation of the Environmental Impact Statement.

The engineers have published the 201 Wastewater Facility Plan (Pape-Dawson et. al. 1978). It is now appropriate to examine this plan in relation to the archaeological work already completed, in order to assess what must yet ...


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 ...


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 ...


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.


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 ...