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Archaeology in Tucson Archive

From 1986 to 1998, when Archaeology Southwest was still the Center for Desert Archaeology, our primary publication was entitled Archaeology in Tucson. Although some of this material may be a bit dated, we provide this newsletter as a resource for historical and archaeological research.

Vol. 12, No. 4 Fall 1998 The Tonto Basin Revisited, Prehistoric Tonto Basin Artistic Traditions, Life and Death on Tonto Creek
Vol. 12, No. 3 Summer 1998 In Search of El Presidio de Tucson, The Tucson Meteorite, Lost Spanish-Colonial Artifacts
Vol. 12, No. 2 Spring 1998 Tucson’s Chinese Gardeners, Snaketown on the Santa Cruz-The Valencia Vieja Site
Vol. 12, No. 1 Winter 1998 Cerro de Trincheras, Rediscovering the Tucson Presidio
Vol. 11, No. 4 Fall 1997 Pioneers of the Santa Catalinas, Ranching in Southern Arizona Before the Twentieth Century
Vol. 11, No. 3 Summer 1997 Early Agriculture in the Southwest, Recent Discoveries at Cienega Phase Sites
Vol. 11, No. 2 Spring 1997 Hohokam in the Tucson Basin, The Archaeology of the Tortolita Phase
Vol. 11, No. 1 Winter 1997 A Brief History of Phoenix Archaeology, Archaeology of Las Canopas, Phoenix Indian School
Vol. 10, No. 4 Fall 1996 The People Behind the Rocks, Stone Tool Technologies, Reading Ground Stone Wear Patterns
Vol. 10, No. 3 Summer 1996 Building Tucson in the Nineteenth and Twentieth Centuries
Vol. 10, No. 2 Spring 1996 Tracing the Production of Rincon Ceramics, Classic Period Projectile Points, Hohokam Rock Art
Vol. 10, No. 1 Winter 1996 The Archaeology of an Ancient Town, Los Morteros, 1822 Spanish Coin found on Cienega Creek
Vol. 9, No. 4 Fall 1995 A Thousand Years of Irrigation in Tucson, Ancient Canals, Cienega Valley Survey Update
Vol. 9, No. 3 Summer 1995 Highlights of Tonto Basin Prehistory, Architectural Reconstruction of the Griffin Wash Site
Vol. 9, No. 2 Spring 1995 The Classic Period on the San Pedro River
Vol. 9, No. 1 Winter 1995 Shell and Obsidian in Classic Hohokam Society, Excavations at the Marana Community
Vol. 8, No. 4 Fall 1994 A Hohokam Village in the Foothills, The Gibbons Spring Site, Archaeology along the Interstate
Vol. 8, No. 3 Summer 1994 Archaeology on the Border, Naco, Early Agricultural Period Community Structure at Santa Cruz Bend
Vol. 8, No. 2 Spring 1994 Preceramic Archaeology of the Tucson Basin, Milagro Site
Vol. 8, No. 1 Winter 1994 Early Village Life Along the Santa Cruz, Early Agricultural Period Excavations at Santa Cruz Bend
Vol. 7, No. 4 Fall 1993 Kentucky Camp: Big Dreams, Small Prospects, Calabasas Park Archaeology
Vol. 7, No. 3 Summer 1993 Archaeology in the Heart of Downtown Tucson, Tucson Presidio, Archaeological Dating
Vol. 7, No. 2 Spring 1993 Hidden Heritage Resources of the Southwest: The Western Archeological and Conservation Center
Vol. 7, No. 1 Winter 1993 In Search of the Sobaipuri Pima, The Construction and Architecture of Casa Grande
Vol. 6, No. 4 Fall 1992 Hohokam Reservoirs, Tucson Presidio Excavations
Vol. 6, No. 3 Summer 1992 Northern Tucson Basin Archaeological Survey
Vol. 6, No. 2 Spring 1992 Old Presidio Cemetery Encountered in Downtown Tucson
Vol. 6, No. 1 Winter 1992 Excavations at the Rooney Ranch Site, Rincon Period Hohokam Archaeology
Vol. 5, No. 4 Fall 1991 Hohokam T-Shaped Stones (aka “Fergoliths”) Part II
Vol. 5, No. 3 Summer 1991 Hohokam T-Shaped Stones (aka “Fergoliths”) Part I
Vol. 5, No. 2 Summer 1991 Urban Archaeology in Tucson, Excavations at the Ronstadt Transit Center
Vol. 5, No. 1 Spring 1991 Roosevelt Community Development, Planning for Excavations at Meddler Point, Pyramid Point and Griffin Wash
Vol. 4, No. 4 Winter 1991 Digging at Romero Ruin
Vol. 4, No. 3 Fall 1990 Volunteers Aid Site Preservation, Coyote Mountains, San Pedro Survey Update
Vol. 4, No. 2 Spring 1990 Thousand Year Old Census, Tucson in AD 990 (Hohokam Demography in the Tucson Basin)
Vol. 4, No. 1 Winter 1990 San Pedro River Prehistory, Tucson Presidio
Vol. 3, No. 4 Fall 1989 Desert Archaeology
Vol. 3, No. 3 Summer 1989 Gunsight Mountain, Sabino Canyon Ruin
Vol. 3, No. 2 Spring 1989 Return to Honey Bee Village
Vol. 3, No. 1 Winter 1989 Honey Bee Village
Vol. 2, No. 5 Fall 1988 Ancient Adobe Walls Uncovered, Los Morteros
Vol. 2, No. 4 Summer 1988 Excavations at Los Morteros
Vol. 2, No. 3 Spring 1988 Arizona Archaeology Week
Vol. 2, No. 2 Winter 1988 Institute for American Research Celebrates its 20th Year
Vol. 2, No. 1 Fall 1987 Romero Ruin Tour, Pottery and Tucson’s Past
Vol. 1, No. 4 Summer 1987 San Agustin Mission, & Research at Catalina State Park
Vol. 1, No. 3 Spring 1987 San Agustin: The Original Tucson
Vol. 1, No. 2 Winter 1986 Petroglyphs and Platform Mounds
Vol. 1, No. 1 Fall 1986 Introduction to Archaeology In Tucson, and the Institute for American Resea
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