Publications

The Center for Big Bend Studies produces two annual publications: Journal of Big Bend Studies and the newsletter, La Vista de Frontera. In addition to these, the center publishes occasional papers, reports in contract archeology and other publications. Many of these are available for purchase.

Publications or merchandise may be ordered by:

  • going online to the CBBS store
  • mail using the printable order form (PDF)
  • phone at (432) 837-8179 for a purchase by credit card
  • visiting the CBBS offices.

La Vista de la Frontera

La Vista de la Frontera is the Center for Big Bend Studies newsletter, summarizing our work in an easy-to-read format.

Reports in Contract Archeology (CRM)

  1. Archeological Reconnaissance of Upper Fresno Canyon Rim Big Bend Sate Park, Texas
  2. Archeological Testing at Sites 41PS800 and 41PS801, Presidio County, Texas
  3. Archeological Survey of Select Boundary and Power Line Segments, Big Bend Ranch State Park, Presidio County, Texas
  4. Archeological Survey along a Proposed Fiber-Optic Line Route at Elephant Mountain Wildlife Management Area, Brewster County, Texas.
  5. An Archeological Survey for the Ruidosa Water System Improvement Project, Ruidosa, Presidio County, Texas
  6. Archeological Survey of Portions of the Plum Creek Prescribed Burn Project, Lake Meredith National Recreation Area, Potter and Moore Counties, Texas
  7. An Archeological Survey along Big Blue Creek (Northwest and Southeast Burn Blocks), Lake Meredith National Recreation Area, Moore County, Texas
  8. An Archeological Survey of the Proposed 102-Mile Six Shooter to Midland Airport Fiber Optic Cable Route, Pecos, Crockett, Upton and Midland Counties, Texas
  9. The Arroyo de la Presa Site: A Stratified Late Prehistoric Campsite Along the Rio Grande, Presidio County, Trans-Pecos Texas
  10. Further Archeological Investigations along Big Blue Creek (Southwest and Northeast Burn Blocks), Lake Meredith National Recreation Area, Moore and Potter Counties, Texas
  11. Archeological Survey of Select Power Line Segments, Big Bend Ranch State Park, Presidio County, Texas
  12. An Archeological Survey and Site Reassessment along and Near South Turkey Creek, Lake Meredith National Recreation Area and Alibates Flint Quarries National Monument, Moore and Potter Counties, Texas
  13. An Archeological Survey along a Proposed Reroute of Farm-To-Market 170 Through Lajitas, Brewster County, Texas
  14. An Archeological Survey for the City of Presidio Wastewater Treatment Plant, Presidio County, Texas
  15. An Archeological Survey and Site Reassessment at Evans Canyon Prescribed Burn Unit, Lake Meredith National Texas Recreation Area, Moore and Potter Counties, Texas
  16. An Archeological Survey for a Proposed Prescribed Burn on the Southwest Rim of the Chisos Mountains, Big Bend National Park, Brewster County, Texas
  17. A Cultural Resource Survey of Four Proposed Cell Tower Sites Along I-10, Hudspeth, Pecos, and Crockett Counties, Texas
  18. An Archaeological Survey of the Proposed Madera Canyon Nature Trail, Davis Mountains Preserve, Jeff Davis County, Texas
  19. Intensive Archaeological Survey of the Sublett Farm and Santa Elena Canyon Overlook Burn Blocks, Big Bend National Park, Brewster County, Texas
  20. Intensive Archaeological Survey of the Proposed Lone Mountain Bike Trail, Big Bend National Park, Brewster County, Texas
  21. Archaeological Survey of the Hannold Draw Prescribed Burn Unit, Big Bend National Park, Brewster County, Texas

Journal of Big Bend Studies

The Journal of Big Bend Studies publishes articles that reach across many disciplines to enhance our understanding of the historical and cultural development of the southwestern United States and Northern Mexico, with emphasis on the Big Bend region of Texas, Chihuahua, and Coahuila.

The Journal of Big Bend Studies is published annually by the Center for Big Bend Studies at Sul Ross State University in Alpine, Texas.

The Journal of Big Bend Studies accepts submissions from the public, due on May 31, 2017 and selected for publication by the CBBS Editorial Board. Papers should be between 10 and 50 pages in length, and follow the submission guidelines outlined in each journal and in the Submission Guidelines.

Trans-Pecos Archaeological Program (TAP) Publications

Occasional Papers