Credits & Sources
Chris Lintz of TRC, Doug Boyd of Prewitt and Associates, LCRA archeologist Dan Prikryl, and TARL director Darrell Creel all contributed valuable insights on the Harrell site. Black and white photos from the 1937-1938 WPA excavations at the site are from the TARL Archives. Color photos of the Harrell site artifacts were taken by Milton Bell.
Many of these publications were printed in limited numbers and may be difficult to find.
Bell, Robert E. and Robert L. Brooks
2001 Plains Village Tradition: Southern. Handbook of North American Indians, Plains, 13:207-221.Smithsonian Institution, Washington.
Boyd, Douglas K.
1997 Caprock Canyonlands Archeology: A Synthesis of the Late Prehistory and History of Lake Alan Henry and the Texas Panhandle Plains, Vol. II. Reports of Investigations, No. 110, Prewitt & Associates, Austin.
Brack, Michael L.
1999 Shell Tempered Ceramics of the Late Prehistoric Southern Plains: Toward a Cultural Understanding of Nocona Plain. Unpublished M.A. thesis, Wichita State University.
Drass, Richard R.
1997 Culture Change on the Eastern Margins of the Southern Plains. Oklahoma Anthropological Society Memoir 7 and Studies in Oklahoma's Past 19, Oklahoma Archeological Survey, Norman, OK.
1939 Field data and reports on the Harrell Site (NT-5). Manuscripts on file, TARL Archives.
Hughes, Jack T.
1942 An Archeological Report on the Harrell Site of North-Central Texas. Unpublished M.A. thesis, the University of Texas, Austin.
1968 Prehistory of the Caddoan-Speaking Tribes. Ph.D. Dissertation in Anthropology, Columbia University. (Published in 1974 by Garland, New York).
1997 War before Civilization: The Myth of the Peaceful Savage. Oxford University Press, New York.
Krieger, Alex D.
1946 Culture, Complexes and Chronology in Northern Texas: With Extension of Puebloan Datings to the Mississippi Valley. The University of Texas Publication 4640, Austin.
LeBlanc, Steven A.
1999 Prehistoric Warfare in the American Southwest. The University of Utah Press, Salt Lake City.
1969 Archaeological Excavations in the Fish Creek Reservoir. Southern Methodist University Contributions in Anthropology 4.
Newcomb, William W. Jr.
2001 Wichita. Handbook of North American Indians, Plains, 13:548-566. Smithsonian Institution, Washington.
Parks, Douglas R.
2001 Kitsai. Handbook of North American Indians, Plains, 13:567-571.Smithsonian Institution, Washington.
Prikryl, Daniel J.
1990 Lower Elm Fork Prehistory: A Redefinition of Cultural Concepts and Chronologies along the Trinity River, North-Central Texas. Office of the State Archeologist, Report 37, Texas Historical Commission, Austin.
Wedel, Waldo R.
1970 Antler Tine Scraper Handles in the Central Plains. Plains Anthropologist 15 (7):36-45.
Handbook of Texas Online article on the M.D. Harrell site.
Overview of the Southern Plains Village complexes of Oklahoma
created by Dr. Richard Drass at the University of Oklahoma. Follow the
links for information on the Odessa-Yates site, an important Plains Village
site in northern Oklahoma.
Website of the Oklahoma Archeological Survey. A good source
of information on Plains sites research and annual Plains Archeological