Prehistoric Peoples of the Trans-Pecos Mountains and Basins is the third regional presentation in an ongoing multi-year expansion project, Prehistoric Texas. This undertaking was made possible by the financial support and content contributions of many.
Grants from the National Endowment for the Humanities and the Texas Historical Commission (Texas Preservation Trust Fund) provided the underwriting that launched and have helped to sustain the project. Supporting funds have come from:
• Educational Foundation of America
• College of Liberal Arts (UT Austin)
• Summerlee Foundation
• Clements Foundation
• Cynthia and George Mitchell Foundation
• E. Thomas Miller
• Council of Texas Archeologists
• Texas Archeological Society
As well as Individual donations from members of the Texas Archeological Society and the Council of Texas
Key exhibit partner organizations: Center for Big Bend Studies (Sul Ross State University), Texas Historical Commission, Texas Parks and Wildlife, and Texas Archeological Research Laboratory.
Project Leaders: Steve Black and Susan Dial, editors, Texas Beyond History.
Regional Advisors: Myles Miller, Andy Cloud, Robert Mallouf, and Darrell Creel.
Written content contributors: Steve Black, Susan Dial, Carly Whelan, Andy Cloud, Myles Miller, Nancy Kenmotsu, Margaret Howard, Robert Mallouf, John Seebach, Tim Roberts, Ann Ohl, Jennifer Piehl, Phil Dering, Heather Smith, Kevin Miller, May Schmidt, Carol Schlenk, David Hill, and Jennifer Goldstein.
Web Developers: Heather Smith, Krutie Thakkar, and Josh Leong through Liberal Arts Instructional Technology Service (UT Austin), as well as Scott Herrick (Division of Instructional Innovation and Assessment, UT Austin).
Graphics and image contributors: Susan Dial, Steve Black, Rupestrian Cyberservices, Inc., Andy Cloud, Robert Mallouf, Myles Miller, Solveig Turpin, Ron Ralph, Mark Willis, Bruce Moses, Heather Smith, Carly Whelan, J. Charles Kelley, Ann Ohl, John Seebach, Melissa Williams, Marglyph Berrier, Bobby Gray, Raymond Skiles, Tom Alex, Dawnella Petrey, and many others credited in the captions.
Artists: Feather Radha, George Nelson, Frank Weir, Jose Cisneros, Ted DeGrazia, Nola Montgomery, Reeda Peel, and Hal Story.
Museums and Societies: El Paso Museum of Archeology, Centennial Museum and Department of Anthropology, University of Texas at El Paso, Center for American History (UT-Austin), El Paso Archaeological Society.
Collections and Archival Access: Laura Nightengale, Ellen Kelley, and Carolyn Spock.
Reviewers: Pat Mercado-Allinger, Myles Miller, Andy Cloud, Nancy Kenmotsu, and David Hill.
Proofreaders: Suzanne Colwell.
The Trans-Pecos Mountains and Basins exhibit set will be followed by the Texas Coastal Prairies and Marshlands. Development of this parallel exhibit set is underway.