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LMS Archives Online: Digital Library


This page contains links to electronic facsimiles of LMS publications and other relevant materials, both published and unpublished. Additional titles will be added as they become available in electronic form.

Key to abbreviations: Hathi, Hathi Trust; IA, Internet Archive; GB, Google Books; LSU, Louisiana State University; RLA, Research Laboratories of Archaeology (UNC-Chapel Hill).


[updated 9/25/20]

Lower Mississippi Survey Bulletins

  • Williams, Stephen, W. Kean, and Alan Toth
    1966: The Archaeology of the Upper Tensas Basin, Part One. Lower Mississippi Survey Bulletin 1. Peabody Museum of Archaeology and Ethnology, Harvard University, Cambridge. [RLA]
     
  • Brain, Jeffrey P.
    1970: The Tunica Treasure. Lower Mississippi Survey Bulletin 2. Peabody Museum of Archaeology and Ethnology, Harvard University, Cambridge. [RLA]
     
  • Brain, Jeffrey P.
    1973: Trudeau, An 18th Century Tunica Village. Lower Mississippi Survey Bulletin 3. Peabody Museum of Archaeology and Ethnology, Harvard University, Cambridge. [RLA]
     
  • Brain, Jeffrey P., and Philip Phillips (compilers)
    1979: Historical and Archaeological Bibliography of the Lower Mississippi Valley. Lower Mississippi Survey Bulletin 4. Peabody Museum of Archaeology and Ethnology, Harvard University, Cambridge. [The original edition includes 3 x 5 inch cards and a bound index. A supplemental revision (cards and index) was issued in 1983 with a slightly different title and J.P. Brain as sole compiler. The version here includes both the original cards and those in the supplemental revision interleaved in alphabetical order, with duplicates removed.]
    • Index, original edition [RLA]
    • Index, supplemental revision [RLA]
    • Bibliography, card format (scan of original cards, searchable PDF, large file, 26 mb) [RLA]
    • Bibliography, page format (suitable for printing, searchable PDF, small file, 0.6 mb) [RLA]

  • Williams, Stephen
    1979: Research Resources on Lower Mississippi Valley Archaeology. Lower Mississippi Survey Bulletin 5. Peabody Museum of Archaeology and Ethnology, Harvard University, Cambridge. [RLA]
     
  • Brown. Ian W.
    1980: Salt and the Eastern North American Indian: An Archaeological Study. Lower Mississippi Survey Bulletin 6. Peabody Museum of Archaeology and Ethnology, Harvard University, Cambridge. [RLA]
     
  • Brain, Jeffrey P.
    1981: Glass Beads from the Tunica Treasure. Lower Mississippi Survey Bulletin 7. Peabody Museum of Archaeology and Ethnology, Harvard University, Cambridge. [RLA]
     
  • Brain, Jeffrey P.. and Ian W. Brown (eds.)
    1982: Robert S. Neitzel: The Great Sun. Lower Mississippi Survey Bulletin 9. Peabody Museum of Archaeology and Ethnology, Harvard University, Cambridge. [RLA]
     
  • Kidder, Tristram R.
    1986: Final Report on Archaeological Test Excavations in the Central Boeuf Basin, Louisiana, 1985. Lower Mississippi Survey Bulletin 10. Peabody Museum of Archaeology and Ethnology, Harvard University, Cambridge. [RLA]
     
  • Fuller, Richard S., and Diane Silvia Fuller
    1987: Excavations at Morgan: A Coles Creek Mound Complex in Coastal Louisiana. Lower Mississippi Survey Bulletin 11. Peabody Museum of Archaeology and Ethnology, Harvard University, Cambridge. [RLA]
     
  • Bitgood, Mark J.
    1989: The Baytown Period in the Upper Tensas Basin. Lower Mississippi Survey Bulletin 12. Peabody Museum of Archaeology and Ethnology, Harvard University, Cambridge. [RLA]
     

Lower Mississippi Survey, Miscellaneous Publications

  • Williams, Stephen, and Jeffrey P. Brain (eds.)
    1970: Philip Phillips, Lower Mississippi Survey, 1940-1970. Peabody Museum of Archaeology and Ethnology, Harvard University, Cambridge. [RLA]
     
  • Brown, Ian W., and Vincas P. Steponaitis (eds.)
    2010: The Peabody Man: Jeffrey P. Brain. Borgo Press, Tuscaloosa. [RLA]
     

Center for Archaeology, Archaeological Reports (Tulane University)

  • Kidder, Tristram R.
    1993: Archaeological Investigations at the Oscelola (16TE2) and Reno Brake (16TE93) Sites, Tensas Parish, Louisiana. Archaeological Report 1. Center for Archaeology, Tulane University, New Orleans. [RLA]
     
  • Kidder, Tristram R.
    1993: 1992 Archaeological Test Excavations in Tensas Parish, Louisiana. With contributions by Gayle J. Fritz, Christopher J. Smith, and Roger T. Saucier. Archaeological Report 2. Center for Archaeology, Tulane University, New Orleans. [RLA]
     

Dissertations

  • Brain, Jeffrey P.
    1969: Winterville: a Case Study of Prehistoric Culture Contact in the Lower Mississippi Valley. Ph.D. dissertation, Department of Anthropology, Yale University, New Haven, Connecticut. [RLA]
     
  • Brown, Ian W.
    1979: Early 18th Century French-Indian Culture Contact in the Yazoo Bluffs Region of the Lower Mississippi Valley. Ph.D. dissertation, Department of Anthropology, Brown University, Providence, Rhode Island. [RLA]
     
  • Hally, David J.
    1972: The Plaquemine and Mississippian Occupations of the Upper Tensas Basin, Louisiana. Ph.D. dissertation, Department of Anthropology, Harvard University, Cambridge. [RLA]
     
  • Muller, Jon D.
    1966: An Experimental Theory of Stylistic Analysis. Ph.D. dissertation, Department of Anthropology, Harvard University, Cambridge. [RLA]
     
  • Phillips, Philip
    1939: Introduction to the Archaeology of the Mississippi Valley. Ph.D. dissertation, Department of Anthropology, Harvard University, Cambridge. 2 volumes, plates bound separately. [RLA]
     
  • Williams, Stephen
    1954: An Archeological Study of the Mississippian Culture in Southeast Missouri. Ph.D. dissertation, Department of Anthropology, Yale University, New Haven, Connecticut. [RLA]
     

Theses

  • Belmont, John S.
    1961: The Peabody Excavations Coahoma County, Mississippi 1901-1902. Batchelor's thesis, Department of Anthropology, Harvard University, Cambridge. [RLA]
     
  • Brown, Ian W.
    1973: Settlement Patterns in the Bluff Area of the Lower Mississippi Valley. Batchelor's thesis, Department of Anthropology, Harvard University, Cambridge. [RLA]
     
  • Brown, Ian W.
    1975: Archaeological Investigations at the Historic Portland and St. Pierre Sites in the Lower Yazoo Basin, Mississippi, 1974. Master's thesis, Department of Anthropology, Brown University, Providence. [RLA]
     
  • Steponaitis, Vincas P.
    1974: The Late Prehistory of the Natchez Region: Excavations at the Emerald and Foster Sites, Adams County, Mississippi. Batchelor's thesis, Department of Anthropology, Harvard University, Cambridge. [RLA]
     

Monographs

  • Bohannon, Charles F.
    1972: Excavations at the Pharr Mounds, Prentiss and Itawamba Counties, Mississippi. Office of Archeology and Historic Preservation, National Park Service, Washington, D.C. [GB]
     
  • Brain, Jeffrey P.
    1977: On The Tunica Trail. Anthropological Study No. 1. Louisiana Archaeological Survey and Antiquities Commission. Baton Rouge, Louisiana. [IA]
     
  • Brain, Jeffrey P.
    1979: Tunica Treasure. Papers of the Peabody Museum of Archaeology and Ethnology, Harvard University, v. 71. [IA (borrow)]
     
  • Brown, Calvin S.
    1926: Archeology of Mississippi. Mississippi Geological Survey, University. [Hathi] [MDEQ]
     
  • Cotter, John L., and John M. Corbett
    1951: Archeology of the Bynum Mounds, Mississippi. Archeological Research Series 1. National Park Service, Department of the Interior, Washington, D.C. [IA]
     
  • Ford, James A.
    1935: Ceramic Decoration Sequence at an Old Indian Village Site Near Sicily Island, Louisiana. Anthropological Study No. 1. Department of Conservation, Louisiana Geological Survey. New Orleans. [Hathi]
     
  • Ford, James A.
    1936: Analysis of Indian Village Site Collections from Louisiana and Mississippi. Anthropological Study No. 2. Department of Conservation, Louisiana Geological Survey. [Hathi]
     
  • Ford, James A.
    1940: Crooks Site, a Marksville Period Burial Mound in the La Salle Parish, Louisiana. Anthropological Study No. 3. Department of Conservation, Louisiana Geological Survey. [Hathi]
     
  • Ford, James A.
    1951: Greenhouse: a Troyville-Coles Creek Period Site in Avoyelles Parish, Louisiana. Anthropological Papers of the American Museum of Natural History, v. 44, pt. 1. [AMNH]
     
  • Ford, James A.
    1952: Measurements of Some Prehistoric Design Developments in the Southeastern States. Anthropological Papers of the American Museum of Natural History, v. 44, pt. 3. [AMNH]
     
  • Ford, James A.; Phillips, Philip; Haag, William G.
    1955: The Jaketown Site in West-Central Mississippi. Anthropological Papers of the American Museum of Natural History, v. 45, pt. 1. [AMNH]
     
  • Ford, James A.; Webb, Clarence H.
    1956: Poverty Point, a Late Archaic Site in Louisiana. Anthropological Papers of the American Museum of Natural History, v. 46, pt. 1. [AMNH]
     
  • Ford, James A.
    1961: Menard Site: the Quapaw village of Osotouy on the Arkansas River. Anthropological Papers of the American Museum of Natural History, v. 48, pt. 2. [AMNH]
     
  • Ford, James A.
    1962: A Quantitative Method for Deriving Cultural Chronology. Pan American Union, General Secretariat, Organization of American States. Washington, D.C. [Hathi] [IA (borrow)]
     
  • Ford, James A.
    1963: Hopewell Culture Burial Mounds Near Helena, Arkansas. Anthropological Papers of the American Museum of Natural History, v. 50, pt. 1. [AMNH]
     
  • Greengo, Robert E.
    1964: Issaquena: An Archaeological Phase in the Yazoo Basin of the Lower Mississippi Valley. Memoirs of the Society for American Archaeology 18. [JSTOR] [Hathi (search only)]
     
  • Holmes, William H.
    1886: Ancient Pottery of the Mississippi Valley. Annual Report 4. Bureau of American Ethnology, Smithsonian Institution, Washington D.C. [IA]
     
  • Holmes, William H.
    1903: Aboriginal Pottery of the Eastern United States. Annual Report 20. Bureau of American Ethnology, Smithsonian Institution, Washington D.C. [IA]
     
  • Holmes, William H.
    1919: Handbook of Aboriginal American Antiquities. Part 1. Introductory; The Lithic Industries. Bulletin 60. Bureau of American Ethnology, Smithsonian Institution, Washington D.C. [IA]
     
  • Moore, Clarence B.
    1905: Certain Aboriginal Remains of the Black Warrior River. Certain Aboriginal Remains of the Lower Tombigbee River. Certain Aboriginal Remains of Mobile Bay and Mississippi Sound. Miscellaneous Investigation in Florida. Journal of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia. [IA]
     
  • Moore, Clarence B.
    1907: Moundville Revisited. Crystal River Revisited. Mounds of the Lower Chattahoochee and Lower Flint Rivers. Notes on the Ten Thousand Islands, Florida. Journal of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia. [IA]
     
  • Moore, Clarence B.
    1908: Certain Mounds of Arkansas and of Mississippi. Part I. Mounds and Cemeteries of the Lower Arkansas River. Part II. Mounds of the Lower Yazoo and Lower Sunflower Rivers, Mississippi. Part III. The Blum Mounds, Mississippi. Journal of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia. [IA]
     
  • Moore, Clarence B.
    1910: Antiquities of the St. Francis, White, and Black Rivers, Arkansas. Journal of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia. [IA]
     
  • Moore, Clarence B.
    1912: Some Aboriginal Sites on Red River. Journal of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia. [IA]
     
  • Moore, Clarence B.
    1915: Aboriginal Sites on Tennessee River. Journal of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia. [IA]
     
  • Moorehead, Warren King (1866-1939)
    1900: Prehistoric Implements. A Reference Book. A Description of the Ornaments, Utensils, and Implements of Pre-Columbian Man in America. Robert Clarke, Cincinnati. [GB]
     
  • Moorehead, Warren King (1866-1939)
    1910: The Stone Age in North America; an ArchŠological Encyclopedia of the Implements, Ornaments, Weapons, Utensils, etc., of the Prehistoric Tribes of North America. Volume 1. Houghton Mifflin Company, Boston and New York. [IA] [IA]
     
  • Moorehead, Warren King (1866-1939)
    1910: The Stone Age in North America; an ArchŠological Encyclopedia of the Implements, Ornaments, Weapons, Utensils, etc., of the Prehistoric Tribes of North America. Volume 2. Houghton Mifflin Company, Boston and New York. [IA] [IA]
     
  • Moorehead, Warren King (1866-1939)
    1922: The Cahokia Mounds, with 16 Plates. A Preliminary Paper. University of Illinois Bulletin v. 19, no. 35. [IA] [IA]
     
  • Moorehead, Warren King (1866-1939); Leighton, Morris M.
    1923: The Cahokia Mounds. Part 1: A Report of Progress. Part 2: Some Geological Aspects. University of Illinois Bulletin v. 21, no. 6. [IA]
     
  • Moorehead, Warren King (1866-1939); Leighton, Morris M.; Baker, Frank C.; Taylor, Jay L. B.
    1929: The Cahokia Mounds. University of Illinois Bulletin v. 26, no. 4. [IA] [IA (borrow)]
     
  • Moorehead, Warren King (1866-1939)
    1931: Archaeology of the Arkansas River Valley. Department of Archaeology, Phillips Academy, Andover. Yale University Press, New Haven. [IA]
     
  • Neitzel, Robert S.
    1965: Archeology of the Fatherland Site: the Grand Village of the Natchez. Anthropological Papers of the American Museum of Natural History, v. 51, pt. 1 [AMNH]
     
  • Neuman, Robert W., and Lanier A. Simmons
    1969: Bibliography Relative to Indians of the State of Louisiana. Anthropological Study No. 4. Department of Conservation, Louisiana Geological Survey. [ERIC]
     
  • Phillips, Philip
    1970: Archaeological Survey in the Lower Yazoo Basin, Mississippi, 1949-1955. Papers of the Peabody Museum of Archaeology and Ethnology, Harvard University, v. 60. [Hathi (search only)]
     
  • Phillips, Philip, James A. Ford, and James B. Griffin
    1951: Archaeological Survey in the Lower Mississippi Alluvial Valley, 1940-1947. Papers of the Peabody Museum of Archaeology and Ethnology, Harvard University, v. 25. [Hathi] [IA]
     
  • Potter, William B.; Evers, Edward
    1880: Contributions to the Archaeology of Missouri by the Archaeological Section of the Academy of Science of St. Louis. Part I. Pottery. George A. Bates, Naturalists' Bureau, Salem, Mass. [GB, copy 1] [GB, copy 2]
     
  • Quimby, George I.
    1951: The Medora Site, West Baton Rouge Parish, Louisiana. Fieldiana: Anthropology 24(2). [IA]
     
  • Quimby, George I.
    1957: The Bayou Goula Site, Iberville Parish, Louisiana. Fieldiana: Anthropology 47(2). [IA]
     
  • Setzler, Frank M.
    1933: Pottery of the Hopewell Type from Louisiana. Proceedings of the U.S. National Musuem vol. 82, Art. 22, pp. 1-21, pl. 1-7. Washington, D.C.: Smithsonian Institution. [IA]
     
  • Squier, Ephraim George (1821-1888)
    1847: Observations on the Aboriginal Monuments of the Mississippi Valley. The Character of the Ancient Earth-works, and the Structure, Contents, and Purposes of the Mounds; with Notices of the Minor Remains of Ancient Art. New York: Bartlett & Welford. [IA]
     
  • Squier, Ephraim George (1821-1888); David, Edwin Hamilton (1811-1888)
    1848: Ancient Monuments of the Mississippi Valley. Smithsonian Contributions to Knowledge, Vol. 1. Washington, D.C.: Smithsonian Institution. [IA copy is a reprint published for the authors by Bartlett & Welford, New York, 1848.] [IA]
     
  • Thomas, Cyrus
    1894: Report on the Mound Explorations of the Bureau of Ethnology. Annual Report 12. Bureau of American Ethnology, Smithsonian Institution, Washington D.C. [IA]
     
  • Thomas, Cyrus
    1898: Introduction to the Study of North America Archaeology. Cincinnati: The Robert Clarke Company. [IA]
     
  • Thruston, Gates P.
    1897: The Antiquities of Tennessee and the Adjacent States, and the State of Aboriginal Society in the Scale of Civilization Represented by Them; a Series of Historical and Ethnological Studies. Second edition, with new chapters, notes, and illustrations. R. Clarke, Cincinnati. [IA]
     
  • Toth, Alan
    1974: Archaeology and Ceramics at the Marksville Site. Anthropological Papers 56. Museum of Anthropology, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor. [Hathi]
     
  • Walker, Winslow M.
    1936: The Troyville mounds, Catahoula Parish, Louisiana. Bulletin 113. Bureau of American Ethnology, Smithsonian Institution, Washington D.C. [IA]
     
  • Willey, Gordon R., and Philip Phillips
    1958: Method and Theory in American Archaeology. Chicago: University of Chicago Press. [IA]
     

Monographs (Geology)

  • Fisk, Harold N.
    1944: Geological Investigations of the Alluvial Valley of the Lower Mississippi River. Mississippi River Commission, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Vicksburg, Mississippi. [LSU] [LSU maps]
     
  • Saucier, Roger T.
    1974: Quaternary Geology of the Lower Mississippi Valley. Research Series No. 6. Arkansas Archeological Survey, Fayetteville. [LSU]
     
  • Saucier, Roger T., and John I. Snead
    1989: Quaternary Geology of The Lower Mississippi Valley. Geological Society of America, Bouilder, Colorado. [LSU map]
     
  • Saucier, Roger T.
    1994: Geomorphology and Quaternary Geologic History of the Lower Mississippi Valley. Waterways Experiment Station, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Vicksburg, Mississippi. [LSU] [LSU maps]
     


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