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  • 8 Jun 2021 12:05 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    The following survey is seeking input regarding the creation of an association of archeological repositories. They are especially interested in hearing from a wide variety of stakeholders, including tribal employees/descendant communities; archaeologists who create collections (e.g, field archaeologists), those who prepare collections for curation; those who manage collections in the repository; and those who use collections (e.g., researchers, educators). Please consider participating!

    Survey closes on June 30th. https://1gu5kdr2cg3.typeform.com/to/sDd76SW6


  • 29 May 2021 7:26 AM | Anonymous member (Administrator)


    Apply through The Alamo's website here: https://www.thealamo.org/alamo-trust/join-the-team/jobs

  • 22 May 2021 10:06 AM | Anonymous member (Administrator)


  • 10 Apr 2021 12:31 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Alan M. Slade (Texas Archaeological Research Laboratory, University of Texas at Austin, Austin, TX)

    Keywords: Texas, Clovis, fluted points

    Abstract

    The author of the TCFPS and colleagues at the Texas Archaeological Research Laboratory (TARL) and the Prehistory and Research Project (PRP) ask for help in updating information for the 4th edition of Texas Clovis Fluted Point Survey.


    Brief Outline

    In 1985, David Meltzer initiated a survey of Clovis fluted points in Texas. That survey continues to the present, and as of 2007 when the 3rd edition of the survey was published there was over 544 Clovis fluted points recorded by the Texas Clovis Fluted Point Survey (TCFPS). Clovis fluted points occur throughout the state, with concentrations on the High Plains, Coast, and along an arc through central Texas following the Balcones Escarpment along which high quality chert and freshwater sources were readily available. The majority of Texas Clovis fluted points were made of Edwards chert from central Texas, with a minority fashioned of Alibates agatized dolomite and Tecovas jasper from the High Plains.


    The TCFPS has now come under the control and curation at TARL. It is anticipated that the number of Clovis fluted points from Texas will be increased as will the counties from where the points were reported. This call for data will provide details of how to report any Clovis fluted point discoveries and where to report them to.


    TCFPS Record Sheet.pdf

    TCFPS Point Schematics.pdf


    Contact Information:

    alan.slade@austin.utexas.edu 

    https://liberalarts.utexas.edu/tarl/texas-clovis-fluted-point-survey.php

  • 29 Mar 2021 6:26 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Want to learn about the new things going on with the Project? Be sure to join TXFCP for the first Adopt-A-County working session on Tuesday March 30 at 6pm. 

    You can register here: https://tamu.zoom.us/meeting/register/tJckduqhrTItGNYDSUXg072MQgYshd9VFxGg


  • 17 Mar 2021 4:37 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    The Spring Meeting will be held on Friday, April 9th starting at 9am. This meeting will be held virtually on Zoom. All details regarding how to join the meeting will be sent to members via email.

    Please confirm that your membership is current by accessing your account on this website!

  • 28 Jan 2021 3:01 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    The CTA is now accepting submissions for the Spring 2021 newsletter.

    The deadline for newsletter submissions is FRIDAY, March 19, 2021 at 5 pm. Please submit your entries via email to our Newsletter Editor, Tina Nielsen, (cnielsen@swca.com) by that date; for editing purposes, word documents and photo jpegs are preferred to PDF documents. Late submissions will not be accepted, so please plan accordingly.

    As a friendly reminder, you need to be a current member to submit, so please pay your membership dues for 2021 if you have not done so already.

    CTA officers and committee chairs – please send your reports and any items that need to be reviewed and discussed and/or voted on during the spring meeting. Any items that will be up for vote will be posted prior to the meeting on the CTA’s members only page.

    Thank you!


  • 17 Jan 2021 10:18 AM | Anonymous member (Administrator)
    Exciting internship opportunity with the Padre Island National Seashore. Deadline to apply is February 7, 2021. 

    https://latinoheritageintern.org/job/archives-intern/

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