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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 ...


Archaeological Survey Of Power Line Routes In Kerr And Kendall Counties, Texas, For The Bandera Electric Cooperative, Inc., Michael C. Woerner Jan 1981

Archaeological Survey Of Power Line Routes In Kerr And Kendall Counties, Texas, For The Bandera Electric Cooperative, Inc., Michael C. Woerner

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

In August 1981, the Center for Archaeological Research, The University of Texas at San Antonio, conducted an archaeological survey of power line right-of- ways in Kerr and Kendall Counties for the Bandera Electric Cooperative, Inc. One archaeological site (41 KE 79) was located at the proposed substation site south of Comfort, Texas, and is recommended for additional investigation.


An Archaeological Survey For The Southwest Texas Electric Cooperative In Schleicher And Crockett Counties, Texas, Michael C. Woerner Jan 1981

An Archaeological Survey For The Southwest Texas Electric Cooperative In Schleicher And Crockett Counties, Texas, Michael C. Woerner

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

In July 1981, the Center for Archaeological Research, The University of Texas at San Antonio, conducted an archaeological survey of power line right-of-ways in Schleicher and Crockett Counties. The survey was performed for the Southwest Electric Cooperative, Inc. Eight archaeological sites were located during this project. Three sites (41 SL 5, 41 SL 8, and 41 SL 9) are recommended for additional documentation if they are to be additionally disturbed. The other sites found need no further work.


Archaeological Investigations At The San Pedro Aceqnia San Antonio, Texas, Augustine J. Frkuska Jr. Jan 1981

Archaeological Investigations At The San Pedro Aceqnia San Antonio, Texas, Augustine J. Frkuska Jr.

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

The irrigation system in San Antonio was an integral part of its early history. Within the San Antonio area irrigation was a necessity to extend the planting season. An extended planting season would allow for diversified crops with different harvesting periods. The first municipal irrigation system was the San Pedro Acequia. It was constructed to serve the town with fresh water for household use and agricultural purposes. As the population increased and technology improved, the acequias changed in both appearance and function. In time, the San Pedro Acequia system became part of San Antonio's forgotten past.

Recently, excavations on ...


Archaeological Testing Of Six Sites Along U.S. Highway 56 El Paso County, Texas, John W. Clark Jan 1981

Archaeological Testing Of Six Sites Along U.S. Highway 56 El Paso County, Texas, John W. Clark

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

Six prehistoric sites along the proposed route of U.S. Highway 54 in El Paso County, Texas, were tested during the spring and summer of 1981. No further work is recommended at four of these sites due to the paucity of recovered materials and the general deflated and eroded nature of the sites.

Two sites are recommended for further work. Testing of Site 41EP321 produced two probable pithouse features with buried charcoal lenses and possible post holes as well as numerous varied artifacts including Mimbres Black-on-White, Chupardero Black-on-White, El Paso Brown, and El Paso Polychrome pottery types. Testing of Site ...


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.


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.


A Fluted Paleo-Indian Projectile Point From Belize, Central America, Thomas R. Hester, Thomas C. Kelly, Giancarlo Ligabue Jan 1981

A Fluted Paleo-Indian Projectile Point From Belize, Central America, Thomas R. Hester, Thomas C. Kelly, Giancarlo Ligabue

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

This report documents the finding of a fluted lanceolate point during the Belize Colha Project in 1981.


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 ...


Guerrero, Coahuila, Mexico: A Guide To The Town And Missions, Jack D. Eaton Jan 1981

Guerrero, Coahuila, Mexico: A Guide To The Town And Missions, Jack D. Eaton

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

This guide to the town and missions at Guerrero, Coahuila, is based largely upon the research efforts of the Gateway Project, an archaeological and ethnohistoric study of the area conducted by the Center for Archaeological Research, The University of Texas at San Antonio during 1975 to 1977. Because the project was dealing with historic mission buildings which housed native American inhabitants of the region, the project had both historic and prehistoric aspects. The Indians gathered into the missions where inheritors of the native cultural tradition began at least 11,000 years ago. Therefore, an archaeological survey of prehistoric sites in ...


Test Excavations At Mission San Francisco De La Espada, Anne A. Fox Jan 1981

Test Excavations At Mission San Francisco De La Espada, Anne A. Fox

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

In early May 1981, the Center for Archaeological Research, The University of Texas at San Antonio conducted test excavations at Mission de la Espada. In an area north of the church, planned for future parking, three test units were excavated to determine the soil stratification and whether construction would impact architectural or cultural features. No indications of such features was found. In an area outside the east wall, where apparent wall foundations appear in aerial photographs, testing revealed that all but a few traces of a structure built in the early 1900s have since been removed.


Cultural Resources Survey: Freeport, Harbor, Texas, (45-Foot) Navigation Improvement Project, Brazoria County, Texas, Anne A. Fox, James E. Ivey, J. Carroll Markey Jan 1981

Cultural Resources Survey: Freeport, Harbor, Texas, (45-Foot) Navigation Improvement Project, Brazoria County, Texas, Anne A. Fox, James E. Ivey, J. Carroll Markey

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

In October and November of 1980, the Center for Archaeological Research, The University of Texas at San Antonio, conducted an intensive resource survey and limited testing in an area on either side of the mouth of the Brazos River in Brazoria County, Texas. A history was composed of the project area in relation to that of the Republic and State of Texas. A structural history of the town of Velasco was compiled from archival and historical research. Intensive survey and assessment of the project area resulted in the conclusion that, aside from a few possible subsurface indications at or below ...


Archaeological Survey And Testing At Rancho De Las Cabras, Wilson County, Texas, James E. Ivey, Anne A. Fox Jan 1981

Archaeological Survey And Testing At Rancho De Las Cabras, Wilson County, Texas, James E. Ivey, Anne A. Fox

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

During summer 1980 a program of archaeological survey and testing was carried out by the Center for Archaeological Research, The University of Texas at San Anionio, for the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department at the site of Rancho de las Cabras near Floresville, Texas. The site is reputed to be the livestock ranch of Mission San Fran~isco de la Espada in the late 18th century. Large areas of the site were surveyed to determine if prehistoric sites were present. The limits of the historic occupation were determined through surface survey and shovel testing. Archaeological testing within and adjacent to ...


The Santonio Project: An Archaeological Reconnaissance For Urex, Inc. Southeastern Webb County, Texas, Eric C. Gibson Jan 1981

The Santonio Project: An Archaeological Reconnaissance For Urex, Inc. Southeastern Webb County, Texas, Eric C. Gibson

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

In October 1980, archaeologists from the Center for Archaeological Research, The University of Texas at San Antonio, under contract to Fisher, Harden and Fisher, Inc., completed an archaeological survey of a proposed locality for solution uranium mining wells in southeastern Webb County, Texas. This survey produced evidence of Middle Archaic to Late Archaic prehistoric sites in the area. Twelve archaeological sites were documented. Five of these sites, located in the proposed mining area, were totally collected and mapped. The other seven sites outside of the proposed mining area were mapped and only those sites with cultural/historical significance were collected ...


Archaeological Testing Of Sites 41mk28 And 41mk29 Mcculloch County, Texas, Wayne C. Young Jan 1981

Archaeological Testing Of Sites 41mk28 And 41mk29 Mcculloch County, Texas, Wayne C. Young

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

Two sites in McCulloch County, Texas, Sites 41MK28 and 41MK29, were tested in August, 1981, and were found to have very shallow of surface deposits. Site 41MK28 proved to be a badly eroded surface site. That portion of Site 41MK29 which lay in the proposed right-of-way was found to be already destroyed by previous root plowing and fire lane construction activities. Further excavation is not recommended at either site because of the disturbed nature of the sites and the lack of depth to the deposits.


A Reappraisal Of The Archaeological Resources Along The Proposed Lagrange Bypass, Alternate Route A, Fayette County, Texas, Wayne C. Young Jan 1981

A Reappraisal Of The Archaeological Resources Along The Proposed Lagrange Bypass, Alternate Route A, Fayette County, Texas, Wayne C. Young

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

For a number of years, a proposed bypass around the city of LaGrange in Fayette County, Texas, has been in various planning stages with the ultimate objective of diverting highway traffic from the downtown area. Four possible routes have been studied in recent years, and a decision has now been made to proceed with Route A, the closest route to the city along the city's northern boundary (Fig. 1).

The archaeology section of the State Department of Highways and Public Transportation has been involved in cultural resource surveys along each of the proposed corridors and has located prehistoric archaeological ...


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 ...


Archaeological And Historical Investigations In Bastrop And Lee Counties, Texas, Thomas C. Kelly, Erwin Roemer, Jr. Jan 1981

Archaeological And Historical Investigations In Bastrop And Lee Counties, Texas, Thomas C. Kelly, Erwin Roemer, Jr.

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

This reconnaissance-level cultural resources survey of 1900 acres in northern Bastrop County, including a small area in Lee County, Texas, was accomplished by the Center for Archaeological Research, The University of Texas at San Antonio, in July 1980. City Public Service (CPS) of San Antonio has proposed a lignite mining project in the area, and this represents the first attempt to determine the nature of the cultural resources and the problems they might present in developing the lignite deposits. Prehistoric resources in the primary area were scarce and of limited significance, but three sites on the west side of the ...


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 ...