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  Archive, Pecos Enterprise, Pecos, Texas
Vasquez was Pecos' lone competitor on the girls' side at regionals, and eared her trip to state in the 198-pound and up class with a combined lift of 665 pound last Friday in regional competition at Plainview.
Pecos' girls, meanwhile, were short a pitcher and several other players last week, but expect to have all their players out today, when they close out their pre-district softball schedule with a 5 p.m.
Pecos opened up the tournament with an 11-1 win on Thursday over Lamesa and were hoping to get in three more games over the next two days, but were hammered in the tournament quarterfinals by Alpine, 23-5, in what coach Bubba Williams said was his worst loss in 30 years of coaching Pecos.
www.pecos.net /news/arch2002/030502s.htm   (989 words)

 Northeast New Mexico - Pecos
The Pecos Indians remained Puebloan in culture, practitioners of an ancient agricultural tradition that had spread north from Mexico, borne by the seeds of sacred corn.
The frontier people of Pecos had to be especially vigilant in their relations with the nomadic Plains Indians, who varied war and trade unpredictably.
Pecos was almost a ghost town when the Santa Fe trade began flowing past in 1821.
nenewmexico.com /counties.php?p=37   (1419 words)

 Pecos   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-10)
Pecos Valley Southern Railway - The Pecos Valley Southern Railway is a short-line railroad headquartered in Pecos, Texas.
Pecos Classification - The Pecos Classification is a division of all known Ancient Pueblo Peoples culture into chronological phases, based on changes in architecture, art, pottery, and cultural remains.
Pecos Pest was directed by William Hanna and Joseph Barbera, and was the last Tom and Jerry cartoon released to be produced by Fred Quimby before he went into retirement.
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 Pecos Classification - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Pecos Classification is a division of all known Ancient Pueblo Peoples culture into chronological phases, based on changes in architecture, art, pottery, and cultural remains.
The original Pecos Classification contained eight stages of Southwestern prehistory but did not specify dates.
Although the original has been significantly debated and sometimes modified over the years, the split into Basketmaker and Pueblo eras still serves as a basis for discussing the culture of the Ancient Puebloans of the Four Corners area.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Pecos_Classification   (729 words)

The headwaters of the Pecos River are in the southern Sangre de Cristo Mountains, with additional drainages from the Pedernal uplift, Capitan Mountains, Sierra Blanca, and Guadalupe Mountains.
The geology of the Pecos River drainage basin is complex with rocks ranging in age from Proterozoic to recent.
The Pecos mine generated ~ 70,000 m3 of waste rock, which is a source of acidic drainage and a point source of Pb, Zn, Cu, Se, Cd, and Cr.
geoinfo.nmt.edu /staff/mclemore/abstracts/pecos.html   (3825 words)

 elcom.com | Aberdeen Group Profile   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-10)
PECOS Enterprise Procurement Manager is an intranet-based application that provides end-to-end procurement process automation, enabling organizations to improve management, control, and acquisition of MRO expenditures.
Although PECOS Procurement Manager supports interfaces with leading ERP solutions, such as SAP R/3, one of Procurement Manager's strengths is its ability to provide full-cycle procurement functionality with minimal reliance on other business systems.
The company's PECOS Procurement Manager is a robust procurement system that allows organizations to automate all components of the MRO procurement process - from product selection and approval routing to financial settlement and strategic analysis.
www.elcom.com /elcom.asp?page=46   (3572 words)

 elcom.com | PECOS.ipm Features   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-10)
Product classifications are presented to requisitioners in a tree structure to support drilldown queries that produce a set of related cross-supplier products in the Results page.
PECOS Internet Procurement Manager also has the ability to display the status of an order once it has been placed.
PECOS Internet Procurement Manager allows users, if they are authorized, to ship an order to another user in the system.
www.elcom.com /elcom.asp?page=15   (5320 words)

Many classification systems have been created over the years because scientists were unable to agree on a single classification.
Due to this classification, the Anasazi culture was subdivided into two periods, the Basketmaker Period and the Pueblo Period.
The Robert’s Classification is a simplification of the Pecos Classification, subdividing the Anasazi Culture into Basketmaker, Modified Basketmaker, Developmental Pueblo, Great Pueblo, Regressive Pueblo and Historic Pueblo.
www.greenbutter.de /anasazi/develop/index.htm   (484 words)

 Archaeology Wordsmith   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-10)
classification is the first step in the analysis of archaeological data -- when particles or objects are sorted or categorized by established criteria, such as size, function, material, or color.
DEFINITION: A.V. Kidder's classification of Southwestern prehistory based on his Pecos excavation; a culture stage sequence devised at the first Pecos Conference of 1927 in an attempt to organize prehistoric material of the American Southwest.
DEFINITION: A classification based on inferred or analytic attributes, often carried out by technicians in specialized laboratories.
www.reference-wordsmith.com /cgi-bin/lookup.cgi?exact=1&terms=classification   (181 words)

 Pecos National Historical Park - Alfred Vincent Kidder (U.S. National Park Service)
Kidder came to Pecos to test his theory of dating by strateography against its great trash mounds.
Kidder’s 12 field seasons at Pecos formed the basis for Southwestern archeology as a new science.
Their system, Basketmaker and Pueblo, is still used, and the Pecos Conference still hosts Southwestern archeologists each year.
www.nps.gov /peco/historyculture/alfred-vincent-kidder.htm   (337 words)

 Alfred V. Kidder Summary
Now a national monument, Pecos Pueblo was a landmark in American archeology and a training ground for many of the men who were to mold its development.
During Kidder’s studies and excavations at Pecos Pueblo, particularly between 1915 and 1929, pottery and other artifacts were sent to Andover, Massachusetts, while excavated human remains were sent to the Peabody Museum at Harvard.
Although Kidder was aware of the long standing relationship between the abandoned Pecos Pueblo and the modern Pueblo of Jemez, he did not consider that any local population had a claim on artifacts and remains.
www.bookrags.com /Alfred_V._Kidder   (1663 words)

 National Park Service: Kiva, Cross, and Crown (Chapter 8)
More likely, it was the Spaniards' loose classification, their admission that "they all look alike," that made the Faraones the special friends of the Pecos one minute and the foes of Pecos auxiliaries the next.
If the Spaniards were confused, the Pecos themselves made a clear distinction between the Faraones of the plains and the Faraones who regularly took refuge in the Sierra de Sandía.
In August of 1714, while many of the Pecos men were on campaign in the Sandías, seven Apaches, identified by the Pecos themselves as members of the Sandía band, showed up at the pueblo.
www.cr.nps.gov /history/online_books/kcc/chap8.htm   (1959 words)

 [No title]   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-10)
In general, the original Pecos classification (Kidder 1927) provides the temporal framework for discussing patterns and changes in patterns, but in virtually every report reviewed for this study, the researchers subdivided the Pecos periods into smaller units as well.
According to the Pecos classification, the Pueblo II period lasted from A.D. 900 to 1100, and the Pueblo III period extended from A.D. 1100 to 1300.
The construction of the large pueblos led early researchers in the Southwest to characterize Pueblo III as the "grand period" of "urban development," in contrast to Pueblo II, which was characterized as the "small house" period in the original Pecos classification (Martin 1927:181; Kidder 1927:489-491; Cordell 1984:56).
www.crowcanyon.org /ResearchReports/SiteTesting/Text/Ts_21.htm   (15459 words)

 Public Anthropology
This article really explores the problems of classification and reveals the ways that the existing kinship terminology does not cover all of the possibilities.
The descriptions of individual figures given by Butler are informative, especially because at the time she wrote the article her study and classifications were groundbreaking.
This classification and the review of figures that the paper provides is an important first in the study of mouldmade figurines.
www.publicanthropology.org /Archive/Aa1935.htm   (12981 words)

 Indiana Jones (for a weekend) | csmonitor.com
Pecos is the place where nonarchaeologists were once overheard grumbling about the "jargon" - they felt the papers were too "technical." It's also the place where a reporter can bring along her mother to discover whether crashing a scientific gathering might make for an enjoyable weekend getaway.
The couple is camped next to Ellen Martin, a retired librarian and longtime Pecos participant; and her brother, David Hull, the contractor channeling Indiana Jones.
It was then that the Pecos Classification, a chronology of Anasazi culture based on developments in architecture, art, and pottery was developed.
www.csmonitor.com /2006/0825/p14s02-litr.html   (1176 words)

 Ancestral Puebloans
Using a date classification system known as the Pecos Classification, the Basketmaker II period extends from approximately 1500 BC - AD 500.
The abandonment of the Four Corners area saw a rise in the population of the Rio Grande pueblos, as well as a rise in activity at Casas Grandes, a huge trading center in what is now Mexico.
Major pueblos, such as Pecos and Gran Quivira, were established on the eastern fringe of the Puebloan homeland, bordering the plains.
www.4corners.net /ccyc/text5.html   (1689 words)

 Undergraduate Courses in Biology
The classification, phylogeny, natural history and literature of the important range grasses of the Trans-Pecos region of Texas.
Included are traditional aspects of plant classification, phylogeny, herbarium techniques, collection and field trips.
To include, but not limited to energy flow, community and ecosystem development, ecological classification, nutrient cycling, sampling and censusing techniques, limiting factors, predator-prey relationship and aspects of speciation.
www.sulross.edu /pages/4083.asp   (1151 words)

 Alfred Vincent Kidder: Archaeologist
Kidder continued his southwest expeditions under the Peabody Museum of Harvard University until he was appointed director of excavations at the Pecos ruins for the Phillips Academy at Andover, Mass.
This book also provided the basis for the "Pecos Classification" that was derived during the first Pecos Conference held in 1927.
The classification served as a chronology of the cultures in the southwest, starting with the early Basketmakers and extending to the Pueblo cultures of later historical times.
www.utexas.edu /courses/wilson/ant304/biography/arybios98/krochenskibio.html   (931 words)

 ANTH 473/573
Gifford, J. 1960 The Type-Variety Method of Ceramic Classification as an Indicator of Cultural Phenomena.
Thus, while classification may not excite all of us as an end in itself, we cannot simply neglect it in pursuit of more intriguing or more fashionable goals.
I would not go quite so far as those who argue that "classification is the most critical and pressing issue in the field" (Dunnell 1986:150), but I agree that it is one of our most critical and pressing issues.
www.unm.edu /~jevh/473/readings1.htm   (927 words)

 An Introduction to the Land Use History of the Colorado Plateau
Originally intended to represent a series of developmental stages, rather than periods, the Pecos Classification has come to be used as a period sequence:
The modern Western Pueblos -- Hopi, Zuni, Acoma and Laguna -- live on high mesa tops in Arizona and New Mexico and practice dry farming (dependent on rain).
The Pecos Classification divides all Pueblo peoples into five periods.
www.cpluhna.nau.edu /Introduction/glossary.htm   (1732 words)

 Southwestern Archaeology - Messages
Kidder did convene a second conference at Pecos in 1929 and a third was held in Santa Fe in 1931 in conjunction with the dedication of the Laboratory of Anthropology.
This 1937 conference was called a Chaco Anthropological Conference, not a Pecos Conference, although it effectively revived the idea of a late summer field conference for reporting informally on current research.
But the Pecos Conference was revived with a 1946 meeting in Santa Fe, and in 1947 the University of New Mexico invited anthropologists to meet once more in Chaco Canyon.
www.swanet.org /zarchives/gotcaliche/alldailyeditions/97aug/329.html   (905 words)

 Ancient Pueblo Peoples Summary
Archaeologists still debate when a distinct culture emerged, but the current consensus, based on terminology defined by the Pecos Classification, suggests their emergence around 1200 B.C., the Basketmaker II Era.
Archaeological cultural units such as "Anasazi", Hohokam, Patayan or Mogollon are used by archaeologists to define material culture similarities and differences that may identify prehistoric socio-cultural units, equivalent to modern societies or peoples.
The names and divisions are classification devices based on theoretical perspectives, analytical methods and data available at the time of analysis and publication.
www.bookrags.com /Ancient_Pueblo_Peoples   (3537 words)

 Pecos Conference
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The original classification dates back to a 1927 archæological conference held in Pecos, New Mexico organized by American archaeologist Alfred V. Football Conference - The Football Conference is a football league at the top of the National League System of so-called non-league football in England.
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 Anasazi Chronology - Manitou Cliff Dwellings
Many refer to the Anasazi period as beginning "around the time of Jesus," which suggests the year of Jesus' birth, the almost-mythical Year Zero (which is actually 4 or 5 B.C., now that the earlier calendars have been reevaluated in light of recent knowledge).
This gathering established the Pecos Classification, a chronology of the Anasazi period.
According to that standard, a distinct Anasazi culture began around 1500 B.C., with the early cultivation of maize, as determined by radiocarbon dating of plant remains.
www.cliffdwellingsmuseum.com /chrono.htm   (745 words)

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