Annual Publication of the Texas Archeological Society

Bulletin of the Texas Archeological Society

Now accepting submissions for Volume 92 (2021)!

The Bulletin of the Texas Archeological Society (ISSN 0082-2930) publishes original papers in the field of American archeology. Emphasis is placed on Texas and the neighboring areas of the United States and Mexico; however, occasionally papers on other areas will also be considered. Articles concerning archeological theory, method, or technique are also accepted, if relevant to the region. Preference is given to members of the Society.

Formatting Guidelines & Submission Instructions 


Manuscripts must be submitted in a MSWord file, double-spaced throughout with a one-inch margin. Footnotes and endnotes should be avoided, if possible. Authors should consult the American Antiquity Style Guide for information on style, citations and references, and technical matters associated with manuscript preparation. A copy of the Style Guide can be downloaded from the Society for American Archaeology website at the following URL:

A complete manuscript is one with a title, abstract, main body with headings marking subdivisions, and complete figures and tables. Raster tiff or jpg illustrations should be submitted at no less than 300dpi, and vector illustrations at no less than 600dpi. Scanned graphics should be collected at the highest resolution possible, and at a minimum of 300dpi. All graphics and tables are to be submitted as individual files, and not embedded in the manuscript. Manuscripts can receive peer review upon request, and final decisions on publication rest with the Publications Editor.


Papers published in the Bulletin of the Texas Archeological Society are abstracted and indexed in Abstracts in Anthropology.

Acceptance for Publication & Author’s Agreement

The Author’s Agreement contains critical information regarding the rights of TAS to redistribute an accepted article to the public within BTAS Volume 91. The Author Agreement will be included in the front matter of each volume beginning with Volume 91. Submission of an article for publication is considered tacit approval and acceptance of the Authors Agreement.  Please feel free to contact us at for additional questions regarding content of the Author Agreement. 

Manuscripts should be submitted by email to Timothy K. Perttula (

Authors Agreement

A chronological bibliography of articles published in the BTAPS/BTAS from 1929-2018

Digital Back Issues

Digital backissues are available through The Portal to Texas History.