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Bulletins of the Texas Archeological and Paleontological Society 1929 - 1952

We have partnered with the Texas Archeological Society to reprint the first 24 years of the Bulletin of the Texas Archeological and Paleontological Society.  These fine volumes have been out of print for over 50 years and the originals are quite rare and  expensive.  Works of some of the most renown archaeologists of Texas are represented in these pages and the subjects are not limited to Texas alone as a review of the table of contents of the volumes will show.   


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Volume 1 - 1929
  • A Differentiation of the Prehistoric Cultures of the Abilene Section Ray, Cyrus N.
  • Some Recent Explorations and Excavations in Northwest Texas Holden, W. C.
  • An Archaeological Survey of the El Paso District Crimmins, M. L.
  • Some Types of Archaeological Sites Near Abilene, Texas Sayles, E. B.
  • Notes on Some Texas Coast Campsites and Other Remains Martin,George Castor
  • The Culture of the Comanche Indians Rupert Richardson, Rupert

Volume 2 - 1930

  • Two Sites on the Callo Del Oso, Nueces.County, Texas, by George Castor Martin

  • A Vase and Some Carved Stones and Pebbles From Nueces. County, Texas, by George Castor Martin

  • The Canadian Valley Expedition of March, 1930. by W. C. Holden

  • A Rock Shelter in Coke County, by E. B. Sayles

  • Ornamentation on the Pottery of the Texas Coastal Tribes, Text and Illustrations by Wendell H. Potter

  • Report on Some Recent Archaeological Researches in the Abilene Section, by Dr. Cyrus N. Ray

  • Burned Rock Mounds of Southwest Texas, by Ernest W.Wilson

  • Shelter Caves of the El Paso District, by Eileen E. Alves

  • Some Indian Illustrations, Prehistoric and Historic, by Col. M. L. Crimmins

  • Archaeological Remains in the Black and Grand Prairies of Texas, by Frank Bryan

  • Texas Paleontological Notes, by C. A. Howard

  • Field Work of Members

  • Secretary and Treasurer's Report

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Volume 3 - 1931

  • Some Types of Archeological Sites in Trans-Pecos Texas, by Henry T. Fletcher

  • Some Flint Sources in Central West Texas, by E. B. Sayles

  • The Pictographs at the Hueco Tanks, by Colonel M. L. Crimmins

  • The Quaternary Mammals of Texas, by C. A. Howard

  • Texas Tech Archeological Expedition Summer 1930, by W. C. Holden

  • Texas Coastal Pottery, by George C. Martin

  • Pottery of the El Paso Region, by Eileen E. Alves

  • Archeological Notes of the Big Bend Region, by Victor J. Smith

  • Archeological Survey of the North Panhandle of Texas, by Floyd V. Studer

  • Recent Archeological Researches in the Abilene Section, by Dr. Cyrus N. Ray

  • Field Work of Members

  • Secretary and Treasurer Reports

Volume 4 - 1932

  • Caves Along the Slopes of the Gaudalupe Mountains, by E. B. Howard
  • Painted Pebbles of the Texas Big Bend, by George Castor Martin and Samuel Woolford
  • Excavations at Tecolote During the Summer of 1931, by Dr. W. C Holden
  • Artifacts of the Rio Grande Delta Region, by A. E. Anderson
  • The Aztec Influence on the Primitive Culture of the Southwest, by Col. M. L. Criramins
  • A Small Ruin in New Mexico, by Eileen E. Alves
  • The Present Status of Texas Archeology, by Dr. J. E. Pearce
  • The Relation of the Southwestern Basket Maker to the Dry Shelter Culture of the Big Bend, by Victor J. Smith
  • Archeological Research in Central West Texas, by Dr. Cyrus N. Ray
  • Museum News and Field Notes
  • Secretary-Treasurer's Report
  • List of Members

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Volume 5 - 1933

  • The Importance of Texas as an Archeological Field, by Dr. Warren King Moorehead
  • Multiple Burials in Stone Cist Mounds of the Abilene Region, by Dr. Cyrus N. Ray
  • Notes on Five Texas Crania, by Dr. Ernest A. Hooton
  • Excavation of Saddleback Ruin, by Dr. W. C. Holden
  • Flint—Its Occurrence, Composition and Patina, by Henry E. Elrod
  • Sandals of the Big Bend Culture with Additional Notes Concerning Basket Maker Evidence, by Victor J Smith
  • A Metate Factory in New Mexico, by Eileen E. Alves
  • Some Pipes of East Texas, by A. T. Jackson
  • Some Archeological Fields Near the City of Mexico, bv Col. M. L. Crimmins
  • Field Notes and Reviews
  • Secretary-Treasurer's Report
  • List of Members

Volume 6 - 1934

  • The Texas Technological College Yaqui Expedition by W. C. Holden
  • The Archeology of the Southwest and its Relation to the Cultures of Texas, by Harold S. Gladwin
  • Types of East Texas Pottery by A. T. Jackson
  • The Meaning of Gypsum Cave by M. R. Harrington
  • Fetish Stones from Near El Paso by Eileen E. Alves
  • Collecting Fossil Elephants of Texas by Ellis W. Shuler
  • Texas Panhandle Culture Ruin No. 55 by Floyd V. Studer
  • Hord Rock Shelter by Victor J. Smith
  • Flint Cultures of Ancient Man in Texas by Cyrus N. Ray
  • Reviews of Texas Publications, Field News, and Reports
  • Secretary-Treasurer's Report
  • List of Members

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Volume 7 - 1935

  • Ornaments of East Texas Indians by A. T. Jackson
  • The Place of Texas in Pre-Columbian Relationships Between The United States and Mexico, by J. Alden Mason
  • Archeology of a Section of Upper Red River Drainage, by Adolph Henry Witte
  • Report on Pottery Sherds From Near Abilene, Texas by James B. Griffin
  • The Pottery Complex Artifacts of the Abilene Region by Cyrus N. Ray
  • A Report on the Archeology of Titus County by Walter R. Goldschmidt
  • The Split Stick Basket, A Big Bend Culture Trait by Victor J. Smith
  • An Archeological Survey of The Nueces Canyon by Vane Huskey
  • Report on Four Shumla Cave Packets by George C. Martin
  • Reviews, Reports and Editorials
  • Secretary-Treasurer's Report
  • Membership List

Volume 8 - 1936

  • Some Unusual Cremated Burials Near Colorado, Texas, by Cyrus N. Ray
  • A Prehistoric Cremated Burial of the Abilene Region, by James G. Morrow
  • Discoveries Indicating A Pre-Caddo Culture On Red River in Arkansas, by Harry J. Lemley
  • Ceramic Relationships of the Pre-Caddo Pottery From the Crenshaw Site, by S. D. Dickinson
  • Kitchen Middens of the Upper Red River Drainage, by Adolph Henry Witte
  • Interesting Artifacts of Clay County, Texas, by Leonard D. Bennett
  • The Pottery Horizons of Texas, by Victor J. Smith
  • Indian Campsites of the Upper Trinity River Drainage, by R. K. Harris
  • A Perpetual Fire Site, by A. T. Jackson
  • Reviews, Reports and Editorials
  • Secretary-Treasurer's Report
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Volume 9 - 1937

  • Archeological Investigations on Bayou Macon in Arkansas, by Harry J. Lemley and S. D. Dickinson

  • Excavation of Murrah Cave, by W. C. Holden

  • Folsom and Yuma Points, by E. B. Renaud

  • A Study of Indian Pictures in Texas, by Forrest Kirkland

  • Further Remarks On the Pre-Columbian Relationships Between the United States and Mexico, by J. Alden Mason

  • Excavation of Pueblo Grande De Nevada, by M. R. Harrington

  • Exploration of Certain Sites in Culberson County, Texas, by A. T. Jackson

  • Late Discoveries in the Abilene Region, by Cyrus N. Ray

  • A Carankawa Fire Implement, by Clyde T. Reed

  • Buried Middens in the Floodplain of The Little Wichita River, by Adolph Henry Witte

  • Reviews,  
        (1) Analysis of Indian Village Site Collections From Louisiana, S. D. Dickinson. 
        (2) Pleistocene Man in Minnesota, Cyrus N. Ray

  • Editorials,
        (1) The Amateur in Archeology, W. C. McKern. 
        (2) More Pueblo Pottery Found Near Abilene. 
        (3) Dr. Walter Hough's Visit 
        (4) Texas Should Retain Its Scientific Finds, Cyrus N. Ray

  • Secretary-Treasurer's Report

  • Membership List

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Volume 10 - 1938
  • A Description of Texas Pictographs,By Forrest Kirkland

  • Typology of Lithic Artifacts, By E. B. Renaud

  • Fire in East Texas Burial Rites, By A. T. Jackson

  • Discovery of Sauk Valley Man of Minnesota, With an Account of the Geology, By Kirk Bryan, Henry Retzek and Franklin T. McCann

  • The Sauk Valley Skeleton, By A. E. Jenks and Lloyd A. Wilford

  • Skeletal Remains from Northern Texas, By Ales Hrdlicka

  • The Clear Fork Culture Complex, By Cyrus N. Ray

  • Blue Mountain Rock Shelter, By W. C. Holden

  • Carved Rock Shelter, By Victor J. Smith

  • Spanish Fort An Historic Site, By Adolph H. Witte

  • The Occurrence and Distribution of Beveled Knives, By Sybil Poteet

  • Long Channelled Point Found in Alluvium Beside Bones of Elephas Columbi, By Kirk Bryan and Cyrus N. Ray

  • Reports and Editorials:
        (1) The Museum of the West Texas Chamber of Commerce.
        (2) New Evidences of Ancient Man in Texas, C. N. R.
        (3) Deep Sites Near Abilene, Texas, Kirk Bryan.
        (4) Scientists Visit Texas Sites.
        (5) The Society's Finance Committee.
        (6) Errata

  • Secretary-Treasurer's Report

  • Membership List

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Volume 11 - 1939
  • Stone Cultures Near Cerro Pedernal and Their Geological Antiquity, By Kirk Bryan

  • Indian Pictures in the Dry Shelters of Val Verde County, Texas, By Forrest Kirkland

  • Lake Sites of the South Plains of Texas, By W. C. Watte

  • Further Excavations of the Gahagan Mound; Connections with a Florida Culture, By C. H. Webb and Monroe Dodd, Jr.

  • The Clactonian Flake Technique in the Western States, By E. B. Renaud

  • Evidences of the Marksville and Coles Creek Complexes At the Kirkham Place, Clark County, Arkansas, By S. D. Dickinson and Harry J. Lemley

  • A Report On the Antelope Creek Ruin, By C. Stewart Johnston

  • A Deep Archeological Site in Travis County, Texas, By A. T. Jackson

  • Some Unusual Abilene Region Burials, By Cyrus N. Ray

  • Reports and Editorials:
        (1) Excavation at Arrowhead Ruin, W. C. Holden.
        (2) Is the American Mano of Pleistocene Age, Cyrus N. Ray.
        (3) The Council of Texas Archeologists.
        (4) Dr. J. E. Pearce (Obituary)

  • List of Books Received

  • Secretary-Treasurer's Report

  • Membership List

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Volume 12 - 1940
  • Pictographs of Indian Masks at Hueco Tanks,By Forrest Kirkland

  • The Type, Distribution, and Occurrence of Flint Gravers in Texas, By Welty Wright

  • House Types Among the Caddo Indians,By Clarence H. Webb

  • A Survey of the Historic Earthenware of the Lower Arkansas, By S. D. Dickinson and S. C. Dellinger

  • Tubular Pipes and Other Tubes in Texas, By A. T. Jackson

  • Flaked Weapon Points, By E. B. Renaud

  • Triangular Points of Red River County, By George T. Wright

  • Cordage of the Caves in the Greater Big Bend, By Victor J. Smith

  • Preliminary Report On Excavation of the Hodges Site, By Joe Ben Wheat

  • Evidence of the Folsom Culture in the Sand Dunes of West Texas, By W. C. Fritz and Bernice Fritz

  • The Deeply Buried Gibson Site, By Cyrus N. Ray

  • Reports and Editorials:
        (1) Unusual Skull;
        (2) Four Sand Dune Man Burials;
        (3) Texas Technological College Digs Near Abilene;
        (4) New Type of Painted Pebbles Found Near Abilene

  • Secretary-Treasurer's Report

  • Membership List

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Volume 13 - 1941
  • Pendants and Their Uses, By A. T. Jackson

  • McKenzie Cave and Adjacent Sites in Pecos County, By W. C. Holden

  • A Greenstone Head From Travis County, Texas, By Carl Chelf

  • Petroglyphs of the Abilene District, By Forrest Kirkland

  • Infant Burial in Carrying Basket, By E. B. Sayles

  • Pottery Types From the Belcher Mound Site, By C. H. Webb and Monroe Dodd, Jr

  • Certain Vessels From the Clements Place, An Historic Caddo Site, By S. D. Dickinson

  • Some Unusual Basketry From the Big Bend, By Victor J. Smith

  • Various Types of Clear Fork Gouges, By Cyrus N. Ray

  • Reports and Editorials
        (1) Some Texas Cave Dweller Artifacts.
        (2) A Texas Sandia Point.
        (3) Typographical Error.
        (4) Two Mistakes Made by the Editor.
        (5) An Agreement on Abilene Region Terminology.
        (6) Another Type of Gibson Site Point.
        (7) The Society Acquires a New Museum Case.

  • Secretary-Treasurer's Report

  • Membership List

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Volume 14 - 1942
  • Indian Pictographs and Petroglyphs in the Panhandle Region of Texas, By Forrest Kirkland

  • Channelled Points From Clear Fork Sites in North Texas, By Adolph H. Witte

  • Prehistoric Novaculite Quarries of Arkansas, By Harry J. Lemley

  • Evidence of European Influence in the Pictographs of West Texas, By Victor J. Smith

  • Prehistoric Paintings Covered With Staligmitic Deposit, By Cyrus N. Ray

  • Historic Material From Fielder Canyon Cave, By Forrest Kirkland

  • Certain Caches of Flints From the North Texas Area, By Adolph H. Witte

  • The Genus Bootherium, With a New Record of Its Occurrence, By Curtis J. Hesse

  • A New Species of Capromeryx From the Pleistocene of West Texas, By Grayson E. Meade

  • Vertebrate Paleontology in Texas, A Review, By Curtis J. Hesse

  • Animal Hole Molds in the Permian, By Cyrus N. Ray

  • Obituaries

  • News Notes and Editorials
        (1) Ancient Artifacts and Mammoth's Teeth of the McLean Site.
        (2) Are These Permian Glacial Grooves?

  • Secretary-Treasurer's Report

  • Membership List

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Volume 15 - 1943
  • Notes on the Decoration and Form of Arkansas Caddo Pottery, By S. D. Dickinson

  • Some Experiments in the use of the Atlatl, By J. Walker Davenport

  • Indian Arrow and Lance Wounds, By A. T. Jackson

  • The Watermelon Island Site in Arkansas, By Dr. and Mrs. T. L. Hodges

  • Some Archeological Material in the Museum of The Agricultural and Mechanical College of Texas, By Curtis J. Hesse

  • A Pueblo Pot Found Near Paris, Texas, By George T. Wright

  • Ground Sandstone Balls of Upper Elm Creek Bed Gravel, By Cyrus N. Ray

  • Wind Blown Oil Sands, By H. H. Adams

  • News Notes and Editorials
        (1) Notes On the Big Bend Region of Texas, Adolphe Witte.
        (2) Should War Stop Cultural and Scientific Research, C. N. R.
        (3) Human Burial Covered by Twenty-one Feet of Silt, C. N. R.

  • Secretary-Treasurer's Report

  • Membership List

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*************** No Bulletin Printed in 1944   ***************
 
Volume 16 - 1945
  • A Deep Burial on the Clear Fork of the Brazos River, By Frank H. H. Roberts,

  • Report On the J. C. Putnam Skeleton From Texas, By T. D. Stewart

  • Some Suggestions On Archeological Terms, By Alex D. Kreiger

  • A Second Historic Caddo Site at Natchitoches, Louisiana, By C. H. Webb

  • Bone Implement Burial, Collin County, Texas, By R. K. Harris

  • Boat-Shaped Objects From Val Verde and Bosque Counties, Texas, By Carl Chelf

  • Suggestions For Identification of Certain Mid-Ouachita Pottery as Cahinnio Caddo, By T. L. and Mrs. Hodges

  • Stream Bank Silts of the Abilene Region, By Cyrus N. Ray

  • News Notes and Editorials
        (1) No Bulletin Printed in 1944, C. N. R.
        (2) Organization of the Shreveport Society for Nature Study, C. H. Webb.
        (3) Concerning the Bulletin's Contributors, C. N. R.

  • Secretary-Treasurer's Report, 1944-1945

  • Membership List

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Volume 17 - 1946
  • Two Unusual Types of Chipped Stone Artifact From Northwest Louisiana. By C. H. Webb

  • Two Buried Multiple Stone Cist Structures. By Cyrus N. Ray

  • The Rattlesnake in the Art and Life of the American Indian. By M. L. Crimmins

  • Grooved Clubs From a Peat Bog in Texas. By Carl Chelf

  • Evidence of European Influence in the Pictographs of West Texas. By Victor J. Smith

  • Permian Polished Boulders in Texas. By Cyrus N. Ray

  • Fossil Cycads in Texas with a Description of a New Specimen. By Carl Chelf

  • Additional Archeological Data from North Texas. By A. H. Witte

  • Mexican Pottery Head Found in Texas. By Mr. and Mrs. J. Henry Ray

  • News Notes and Editorials
        (1) History of the Society.
        (2) New Trustees and Director.
        (3) A Tailor Must Have Cloth.
        (4) Of Manos, Metates and Scrapers.
        (5) Scientific Visitors.
        (6) Folsom Blades.
        (7) Obituary

  • Secretary-Treasurer's Report 1946

  • Membership List

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Volume 18 - 1947
  • Certain Projectile Points of the Early American Hunters. By Alex D. Krieger

  • Chemical Alteration of Silicate Artifacts. By Cyrus N. Ray

  • The Johnson Site: Type Site of the Aransas Focus of the Texas Coast. By T. N. Campbell

  • Certain Archaeological Notes on the High Plains of Texas. By Adolph Henry Witte

  • The Comanche Eagle Dance. By Ernest Wallace

  • Notes on the W. A. Myatt Site. By Joe Ben Wheat

  • Twelve Room House Ruin, By Mrs. Glen E. Moore

  • The Lehmann Rock Shelter: A Stratified Site of the Toyah, Uvalde, and Round Rock Foci. By J. Charles Kelley

  • Archaeological Survey of Whitney Basin: A Preliminary Report. By Robert L. Stephenson

  • Archaeological Survey of the Addicks Basin: A Preliminary Report. By Joe Ben Wheat

  • News Notes and Editorials

  • Book Reviews

  • Secretary-Treasurer's Report,1947

  • Membership List

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Volume 19 - 1948
  • The Merrell Site: Archaeological Remains Associated with Alluvial Terrace Deposits. By T. N. Campbell

  • Camp Sites in Coke County. By Dr. Cyrus N. Ray

  • Archaeological Survey of McGee Bend Reservoir: A Preliminary Report. By Robert L. Stephenson

  • An Archaeological Reconnaissance in Northern Coahuila. By Herbert C. Taylor, Jr.

  • Vertebrate Paleontological Field Technique and Its Application to Archaeological Collecting. By Wann Langston Jr

  • Caddoan Prehistory: The Bossier Focus. By Clarence H. Webb

  • Recent Archaeological Research in Oklahoma. By Robert E. Bell

  • Importance of The "Gilmore Corridor" in Culture Contacts Between Middle America and the Eastern United States. By Alex D. Krieger

  • News Notes and Editorials

  • Report of the Secretary-Treasurer

  • Membership List

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Volume 20 - 1949
  • Skeletal Remains of Man and Extinct Animals: A Camp Site Covered by River Drift. By E. T. Adams

  • Archaeological Survey of Levon and Garza-Little Elm Reservoirs: A Preliminary Report. By Robert L. Stephenson

  • Notes on the Ayala Site, Lower Rio Grande Valley, Texas. By T. N. Campbell and Jack Q. Frizzell

  • A Tentative Cultural Sequence for the Area About the Mouth of the Pecos. By Hubert C. Taylor, Jr

  • Archaeological Notes on Two Excavated House Structures in Western Texas. By Charles Kelly

  • Caves and Shelters in Dawson and Borden Counties. By Jean Quinn and Jane Holden

  • News Notes and Editorials

  • Report of the Secretary-Treasurer

  • Membership List

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Volume 21 - 1950
  • The Optima Focus of the Panhandle Aspect: Description and Analysis. By Virginia Watson

  • The Lee Site, Gv3, of Garvin County, Oklahoma. By Karl Schmitt

  • Population Shifts in the Pre-Spanish Southwest. By Erik K. Reed

  • An Experiment in Relative Dating of Archeological Remains by Stream Terraces. By Jack T. Hughes

  • News Notes and Editorials

  • Book Reviews

  • Report of the Secretary-Treasurer

  • Membership List

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Volume 22 - 1951
  • A Survey of Oklahoma Archaeology. By Robert E. Bell and David A. Baerreis

  • Mastodon, Mammoth, and Man in America. By Hugo Gross

  • A Series of Eighteen Indian Skeletons Excavated in Shackelford County, Texas. By Robert E. Forrester, Jr.

  • An Archaeological Cache from Hueco Basin, Texas. By Mrs. Glen E. Moore and Mrs. Joe Ben Wheat

  • Archaeological Sites in Custer County, Oklahoma. By Harold D. Brighton

  • The Goodman I Site, Custer County, Oklahoma. By Art Gallaher

  • Some New Aspects of the Tepexpan Man Case. By A. R. V. Arellano

  • News Notes and Editorials

  • Report of the Secretary-Treasurer

  • Membership List

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Volume 23 - 1952

  • Trinity Aspect of the Archaic Horizon: The Carrollton and Elam Foci. By Wilson W. Crook, Jr., and R. K. Harris

  • The Kent-Crane Site: A Shell Midden on the Texas Coast. By T. N. Campbell
    The Bonnell Site. By Jane Holden

  • Sandals of Feather Cave, By William B. Roosa

  • Pottery of the Rio Bonito Area of Lincoln County, New Mexico. By Arthur Jelinek

  • Archaeological Excavations at the Belton Reservoir, Coryell County, Texas. By E. O. Miller and Edward B. Jelks

  • Report on Archaeological Salvage in Falcon Reservoir, Season of 1952. By Joe F. Cason

  • The Olmec Phase of Eastern Mexico. By Robert E. Greengo

  • The Age of the Melbourne Interval. By Irving Rouse

  • News Notes and Editorials

  • Book Review

  • Report of the Secretary-Treasurer

  • Membership List

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