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Archaeological Investigations At 41lk201 Choke Canyon Reservoir, Southern Texas, Cheryl Lynn Highley Jan 1986

Archaeological Investigations At 41lk201 Choke Canyon Reservoir, Southern Texas, Cheryl Lynn Highley

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

Two phases of archaeological investigations were carried out by the Center for Archaeological Research, The University of Texas at San Antonio, in the Choke Canyon Reservoir region in south Texas. Sponsored by the U.S. Bureau of Reclamation, the investigations were necessitated by the impending dam construction and subsequent filling of the reservoir. During Phase I, numerous prehistoric sites were recorded and tested. As a result, several sites were recommended for additional excavations during Phase II. Site 41LK201 was selected for intensive investigations because it contained both Archaic and Late Prehistoric cultural remains, was well stratified, and contained preserved charcoal ...


The Prehistoric Sites At Choke Canyon Reservoir, Southern Texas: Results Of Phase Ii Archaeological Investigations, Grant D. Hall, Thomas R. Hester, Stephen L. Black Jan 1986

The Prehistoric Sites At Choke Canyon Reservoir, Southern Texas: Results Of Phase Ii Archaeological Investigations, Grant D. Hall, Thomas R. Hester, Stephen L. Black

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

Reported in this volume are the results of archaeological investigations at 72 prehistoric sites located in the basin of Choke Canyon Reservoir on the Frio River in Live Oak and McMullen Counties, southern Texas. The sites investigated in this study will be affected in one way or another by a lake formed after construction of Choke Canyon Dam, a project of the United States Bureau of Reclamation CUSBR). The research was sponsored by the USBR as the second and final phase of a two-stage program of archaeological investigations designed to mitigate damage or destruction of cultural resources resulting from dam ...


A Study Of Five Historic Cemeteries At Choke Canyon Reservoir, Live Oak And Mcmullen Counties, Anne A. Fox Jan 1984

A Study Of Five Historic Cemeteries At Choke Canyon Reservoir, Live Oak And Mcmullen Counties, Anne A. Fox

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

From December 1981 to November 1982, archaeologists from the Center for Archaeological Research, The University of Texas at San Antonio, and the U.S. Bureau of Reclamation aided in relocation of five historic cemeteries at Choke Canyon Reservoir in Live Oak and McMullen Counties. Thirty-four graves were located, uncovered, recorded, and removed to other cemeteries. During the process, descendants of the families involved provided valuable information on grave locations and identification. Observations were made which will be useful to other archaeologists engaged in similar projects. Information was compiled on customs and traditions of the people of the area in respect ...


Excavations At Sites 41lk31/32 And 41lk202 In The Choke Canyon Reservoir, South Texas, Robert F. Scott Iv, Daniel E. Fox Jan 1982

Excavations At Sites 41lk31/32 And 41lk202 In The Choke Canyon Reservoir, South Texas, Robert F. Scott Iv, Daniel E. Fox

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

Site 41 LK 31/32 is located in Live Oak County, southern Texas on a wide horseshoe bend of the Frio River, approximately 16 km west of the Frio's confluence with the Nueces River. Construction of the Choke Canyon Reservoir by the Bureau of Reclamation (USBR) had necessitated an excavation program at the site prior to destruction. Investigations conducted by the Center for Archaeological Research, The University of Texas at San Antonio, were carried out in two stages, culminating in a major excavation during the summer of 1978. An indication of the depth and significance of cultural deposits at ...


Excavations At 41lk67 A Prehistoric Site In The Choke Canyon Reservior, South Texas, Kenneth M. Brown, Daniel R. Potter, Grant D. Hall, Stephen L. Black Jan 1982

Excavations At 41lk67 A Prehistoric Site In The Choke Canyon Reservior, South Texas, Kenneth M. Brown, Daniel R. Potter, Grant D. Hall, Stephen L. Black

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

In 1977-1978 excavations were conducted at 41 LK 67 in Live Oak County, south Texas, by the Center for Archaeological Research, The University of Texas at San Antonio. The investigation of this prehistoric archaeological site was part of an extensive program of reconnaissance and excavation necessitated by the construction of the Choke Canyon Reservoir on the Frio River by the Bureau of Reclamation.

The site is situated in shallow colluvial deposits capping an old terrace remnant of the Frio River. The excavations involved 193 m2 in three separate areas and revealed Late Prehistoric and Late Archaic components. Recognizably older artifacts ...


Archaeological Testing And Collecting At Choke Canyon Reservoir, Nueces River Project, Texas, Carl S. Weed, Harry J. Shafer Jan 1981

Archaeological Testing And Collecting At Choke Canyon Reservoir, Nueces River Project, Texas, Carl S. Weed, Harry J. Shafer

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

This monograph reports the findings made during the summer of 1977 of test

excavations and/or surface collections at 17 prehistoric archaeological sites

in the Choke Canyon Reservoir area. The work was carried out by Texas A&M

University for the Center for Archaeological Research, The University of Texas

at San Antonio. The field work was conducted to assess the archaeological

potential of each site in order to advance recommendations for further investigations.

The artifact samples, although meager, are described and these data

are incorporated with other information from each site towards an overall site

evaluation. Recommendations for further work ...


An Archaeological Survey Of A Portion Of The Choke Canyon Reservoir Area In Mcmullen And Live Oak Counties, Texas, Alston V. Thoms, John L. Montgomery, Alice W. Portnoy Jan 1981

An Archaeological Survey Of A Portion Of The Choke Canyon Reservoir Area In Mcmullen And Live Oak Counties, Texas, Alston V. Thoms, John L. Montgomery, Alice W. Portnoy

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

An intensive cultural resource survey was carried out on approximately 2544 hectares (6285 acres) of the proposed Choke Canyon Reservoir by the Cultural Resources Institute (CRI) of Texas Tech University from August through October 1977. The project was undertaken in response to needs of the Bureau of Reclamation. This report is one of a multivolume study.'concerning the area's cultural resources. During the 1977 survey, 113 archaeological sites, 42 low density artifact scatters, and five isolated finds were located and recorded. A no-collection policy was maintained, except isolated finds. In the late fall 1977, 15 of the recorded sites ...


Historic Indian Groups Of The Choke Canyon Reservoir And Surrounding Area, Southern Texas, T. N. Campbell, T. J. Campbell Jan 1981

Historic Indian Groups Of The Choke Canyon Reservoir And Surrounding Area, Southern Texas, T. N. Campbell, T. J. Campbell

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

This volume is the first in a series to be published on the archaeology, history and ethnohistory of the Choke Canyon Reservoir area in southern Texas. Intensive, coordinated cultural resource investigations have been underway in the reservoir basin since 1977, under the terms of Contract No. 7-07-50-V0897 (Nueces River Project), between the Center for Archaeological Research, The University of Texas at San Antonio and the Water and Power. Resources Service (formerly the Bureau of Reclamation) of the United States Department of the Interior.


The 1979 Archaeological Survey Of Portions Of The Choke Canyon Reservoir In Live Oak And Mcmullen Counties, Texas, Erwin Roemer Jr. Jan 1981

The 1979 Archaeological Survey Of Portions Of The Choke Canyon Reservoir In Live Oak And Mcmullen Counties, Texas, Erwin Roemer Jr.

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

The Center for Archaeological Research, The University of Texas at San Antonio, conducted an intensive surface survey aimed at location and evaluation of cultural resources in portions of the Choke Canyon Reservoir in Live Oak and McMullen Counties, Texas. The survey was conducted between May and September 1979. The area examined consists of approximately 8400 acres (3400 hectares) located in areas not previously available for survey. A total of 94 archaeological sites, 86 low density scatters, and 20 isolated finds was recorded. This total includes 16 historic sites or. site components and 14 sites containing Late Prehistoric materials. The remaining ...


Historical Archaeological Resources Of The Choke Canyon Reservoir Area In Mcmullen And Live Oak Counties, Texas, Philip A. Bandy Jan 1981

Historical Archaeological Resources Of The Choke Canyon Reservoir Area In Mcmullen And Live Oak Counties, Texas, Philip A. Bandy

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

During previous surveys of the Choke Canyon Reservoir area in Live Oak and McMullen Counties, Texas, 17 historic sites (structures, refuse areas, cemeteries) had been located and examined. Further work in this area is described in this report and is summarized as follows: Most of the above sites and 5 newly located ones underwent surface collection and 'test excavation. Sites were recorded and the collected artifacts described and classified. Suggested chronology and occupation are correlated with the findings of the historical research study (Everett, Part I of this report). Evidence indicates that the area was most intensively occupied during the ...


Historical Resources Of The Choke Canyon Reservoir Area In Mcmullen And Live Oak Counties, Texas; Historical Archaeological Resources Of The Choke Canyon Reservoir Area In Mcmullen And Live Oak Counties, Texas, Dianna Everett, Philip A. Bandy Jan 1981

Historical Resources Of The Choke Canyon Reservoir Area In Mcmullen And Live Oak Counties, Texas; Historical Archaeological Resources Of The Choke Canyon Reservoir Area In Mcmullen And Live Oak Counties, Texas, Dianna Everett, Philip A. Bandy

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

This is the second in a series of volumes published on the cultural resources of the Choke Canyon reservoir area of southern Texas. Research has been underway in the reservoir basin since 1977 under the terms of Contract No. 7-07-50-V0897 (Nueces River Project) between the Center for Archaeological Research, The University of Texas at San Antonio and the Bureau of Reclamation of the United States Department of the Interior. The original contract constituted Phase I of the cultural resource investigations.