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1993

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An Archaeological Assessment For The San Antonio Municipal Stadium, I. Waynne Cox, Guillermo I. Mendez Jan 1993

An Archaeological Assessment For The San Antonio Municipal Stadium, I. Waynne Cox, Guillermo I. Mendez

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 was contracted by the Parks and Recreation Department, City of San Antonio to conduct archival and survey testing on 43 acres of land in western San Antonio at Leon Creek prior to establishing a municipal baseball stadium. The past history of the site was investigated and a survey and shovel testing was conducted on July 8-9, 1993. No indications of archaeological resources were discovered, therefore, no further investigations were recommended.


Archaeological Monitoring At Espada Road Acequia Crossing, South San Antonio, Bexar County, Texas, I. Waynne Cox Jan 1993

Archaeological Monitoring At Espada Road Acequia Crossing, South San Antonio, Bexar County, Texas, I. Waynne Cox

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

In July of 1992, the Center for Archaeological Research at the University of Texas at San Antonio was contracted to monitor the installation of a water line crossing the Espada acequia at the intersection of Espada Road and Camino Coahuilteca in south San Antonio. Upon notification in May of 1993 that the project was to be accomplished, an archaeologist from the center met with representatives from the Engineering and Installation section of the San Antonio City Water System and arranged for an archaeologist to be in attendance during critical phases of the installation. The project fieldwork was initiated on June ...


Archaeological Testing And Monitoring In Connection With A Drainage Project At Mission San Juan Capistrano San Antonio, Bexar County, Texas, Anne A. Fox Jan 1993

Archaeological Testing And Monitoring In Connection With A Drainage Project At Mission San Juan Capistrano San Antonio, Bexar County, Texas, Anne A. Fox

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

The purpose of this project was to obtain information to guide planning to alleviate drainage problems within the compound of the mission. Four separate areas were tested. Of these, only one uncovered structural remains that might be impacted by the drainage swales planned to carry rain water through the east and south walls and away from the standing structures. At that location, careful measurement of comparative elevations of ground and top of wall revealed that the planned drainage would be possible without damage to the wall. Subsequent drainage work was monitored by the archaeologists to be sure that no other ...


An Archaeological Survey For Asylum Creek And No Name Creek Channel Rectification Project, Bexar County, Texas, Kevin J. Gross, I. Waynne Cox Jan 1993

An Archaeological Survey For Asylum Creek And No Name Creek Channel Rectification Project, Bexar County, Texas, Kevin J. Gross, I. Waynne Cox

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

During August of 1992, staff archaeologists from the Center for Archaeological Research (CAR) at the University of Texas at San Antonio (UTSA) conducted surface survey, mapping, and subsurface testing adjacent to Asylum and No-Name Creeks under contract with the San Antonio River Authority in conjunction with a channel rectification project. Particular attention was given to locating cultural materials associated with the nearby San Juan Acequia. No significant cultural resources were located at either location.


Excavation Of A Portion Of The San Pedro Acequia (41bx337) Via Metropolitan Transit System Parking Lot, San Antonio, Bexar County, Texas, I. Waynne Cox Jan 1993

Excavation Of A Portion Of The San Pedro Acequia (41bx337) Via Metropolitan Transit System Parking Lot, San Antonio, Bexar County, Texas, I. Waynne Cox

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

In October of 1986, representatives of the VIA Metropolitan Transit System contacted the Center for Archaeological Research prior to construction on their bus parking lot that occupies the area above a section of the historic San Pedro Acequia. It was decided at that time that limited testing to define and locate the extent of the acequia remaining and determine if monitoring of further operations should be conducted. The excavations were accomplished in December of 1986 and a profile of the acequia recorded. At that time monitoring was delayed until the anticipated relocation of a fuel storage tank was to be ...