PCAS Quarterly


PCAS QuarterlyRecent copies of the Pacific Coast Archaeological Society Quarterly are available below in Adobe Acrobat (.pdf) format. These files can be viewed online or downloaded for later viewing. Note that the printing function has been disabled for these electronic copies.

The Pacific Coast Archaeological Society Quarterly received the 2005 Governor's Award for Historic Preservation.

Printed copies of back issues are available from PCAS at the cost of $10 per single issue and $20 per double issue. Postage and handling are $3.00 for the first issue and $.75 for each additional issue (foreign postage extra). Please use the order form for past issues. Please contact Bob Brace at orders@pcas.org for subscription claims and questions or to order back issues.

Annual subscription to the PCAS Quarterly is $37. Please use the membership and subscription form.

The PCAS publishes a guide for submissions, The Information for Authors. Please address submissions and other correspondence concerning the PCAS Quarterly to: Publications@pcas.org or PCAS, Publications Committee, PO Box 10926, Costa Mesa, CA 92627.

Codex Nicholson, Pacific Coast Archaeological Society Occasional Paper No. 4, Brian Dervin Dillon and Matthew A. Boxt, editors. 2012. This paper may be ordered by using the PCAS Quarterly order form or by contacting Bob Brace (information above). Cost is $18, plus shipping as above.

Pacific Coast Archaeological Society Quarterly Index
Volumes 1 - 40 (1965 - 2008)
V40, N3&4
Compiled by Daniel F. McCarthy
This index is posted as a printable, searchable PDF file. Please note the Contents section is on pages iii and iv. For issues printed after 40(2&3), see issue listing at bottom of this page.

See a list of PCAS rock art publications.

V32, Supplement. Volume 32 supplement (1996) indexes the PCAS Quarterly issues from Volume 26 through 31 (January 1990 through Fall 1995). Volume 32, supplement (1996) (file size 77K).

V32, N4 Mari A. Pritchard Parker was the guest editor of Volume 32, Number 4 (Fall 1996). This issue focuses upon groundstones. View Volume 32, Number 4 (Fall 1996).

V33, N1&2 This double issue presents The Last Day of Lake Cahuilla: The Elmore Site by Don Laylander. View Volume 33, Numbers 1 and 2 (Winter and Spring 1997).

V33, N3&4 These two issues focus on the Missions of Baja and Alta California. Robert Hoover served as guest editor of these issues. (Note that there is an errata sheet for pages 24 to 25 of Volume 33, Number 3, which can be downloaded and printed.) View Volume 33, Number 3 (Summer 1997). View Volume 33, Number 4 (Fall 1997)

V34, N1 This issue contains three articles, concerning the overseas Chinese miners, review of fish remains analysis, and a red ochre cogged stone. View Volume 34, Number 1 (Winter 1998)

V34, N2 The articles in this issue discuss the importance of fishing in San Diego County area, the analysis of archaeology site CA-ORA-1429 at Crystal Cove State Park, and the use of oxygen isometry to determine seasonality of shellfish harvests. View Volume 34, Number 2 (Spring 1998)

V34, N3&4 Eric Ritter served as guest editor for this issue. The articles were developed from papers presented at the session on "New Inquiries Regarding the Archaeology and Bioarchaeology of Baja California: A Symposium in Honor of William C. Massey" which was held at the Society for California Archaeology 1998 Annual Meeting in San Diego. Abstracts are presented in both English and Spanish. View Volume 34, Number 3 (Summer 1998). View Volume 34, Number 4 (Fall 1998)

V35, N1 The archaeology of Camp Pendleton, San Diego County, is explored with the six articles of this issue. Seetha Reddy served as guest editor. Additional articles on the archaeology of Camp Pendleton appear in Volume 35, Number 4. View Volume 35, Number 1 (Winter 1999)

V35, N2&3 A double issue containing seven articles about the archaeology of Coastal Southern California. View Volume 35, Numbers 2 & 3 (Spring and Summer, 1999).

V35, N4 This issue is Part 2 of the "Cultural Dimensions of Time: New Perspectives on the Archaeology of Camp Pendleton, Southern California" Volume 35 Number 1 presented the first part of these studies. Seetha Reddy served as guest editor. View Volume 35, Number 4 (Fall 1999)

V36, N1 Investigations at San Clemente Island were conducted from 1983 through 1987 by Clement Meighan. Reports by Meighan, his students, and other researchers appear in this issue. Constance Cameron served as guest editor. View Volume 36, Number 1 (Winter 2000)

V36, N2 Continuing reports on investigations at San Clemente Island, conducted from 1983 through 1987 by Clement Meighan. Constance Cameron served as guest editor. View Volume 36, Number 2 (Spring 2000)

V36, N3 and N4 These issues will contain the remaining reports on investigations at San Clemente Island , conducted from 1983 through 1987 by Clement Meighan. Constance Cameron serves as guest editor.

V37, N1 This issue contains four articles about Southern California archaeology. Authors are Mark Sutton, Colleen Delaney-Rivera, Robert Hoover, and Paul Langenwalter II, Matthew Boxt, Lawrence Boxt, and Theodore Miller. View Volume 37, Number 1 (Winter 2001)

V37, N2 A comprehensive archaeological survey of the Granite Mountains in the East Mojave Desert comprises this issue. (This issue was published out of sequence, before V36, N3 and N4.) View Volume 37, Number 2 (Spring 2001)

V37, N3 The archaeology of the Channel Island. View Volume 37, Number 3 (Summer 2001, printed July 2003)

V37, N4 Baja California archaeology. View Volume 37, Number 4 (Fall 2001, printed February 2005)

V38, N1 Radiocarbon Dating and Cultural Models on the Monterey Peninsula, California by Gary Breshini and Trudy Haversat. View Volume 38, Number 1 (Winter 2002, printed July 2005)

V38, N2&3 Southern California archaeology. View Volume 38, Numbers 2 & 3, (Spring and Summer 2002, printed August 2005)

V38, N4 Investigations at coastal and inland sites. View Volume38, Number 4 (Fall 2002, printed February 2006)

V39, N1 Four papers on California archaeology including color photographs of red beads - the first use of color in the PCAS Quarterly. View Volume 39, Number 1 (2003, printed February 2007)

V39, N2&3 Matthew A. Boxt served as guest editor for this double issue on Baja California archaeology. A listing of Baja California articles previously published in the PCAS Quarterly is included. View Volume 39, Numbers 2 and 3 (2003, printed June 2007)

V39, N4  Don Laylander served as the guest editor for the articles in this issue on Baja California archaeology. View Volume 39, Number 4 (2003, printed May 2008)

V40, N1 Jon M. Erlandson and Todd J. Braje served as issue editors for these papers on Channel Island archaeology. View Volume 40, Number 1 (2004, printed July 2008)

V40, N2 California Prehistory. View Volume 40, Number 2 (2004, printed July 2008)

V40, N3&4 Pacific Coast Archaeological Society Quarterly Index. Compiled by Daniel F. McCarthy. (2004, printed November 2008)

V41, N1 Horatio Nelson Rust - Avocational Archaeologist. View Volume 41, Number 1 (2005, printed April 2009)

V41, N2&3 Southern California Prehistory: Interactions and Intrusions. Jill K Gardner served as guest editor for this issue. View Volume 41, Numbers 2 & 3 (2005, printed April 2009)

V41, N4 Southern California Archaeology. Roger D. Mason and Sherri Gust served as guest editors. View Volume 41, Number 4 (2005, printed June 2009)

V42, N1 Historical Archaeology. View Volume 42, Number 1 (2006, printed August 2009)

V42, N2&3 Rockshelters and Stone Artifacts. View Volume 42, Numbers 2 & 3 (2006, printed September 2009)

V42, N4 Southern California Prehistory. View Volume 42, Number 4 (2006, printed February 2010)

V43, N1&2 Archaeology of Naval Air Weapons Station, China Lake, California. Russell L. Kaldenberg served as guest editor. View Volume 43, Numbers 1 & 2 (2007, printed January 2010)

V43, N3 Southern California Prehistory. View Volume 43, Number 3 (2007, printed June 2010)

V43, N4 Southern California Prehistory. View Volume 43, Number 4 (2007, printed June 2010)

V44, N1 Southern California Archaeology. View Volume 44, Number 1 (2008, printed August 2010)

V44, N2 Southern California Archaeology. View Volume 44, Number 2 (2008, printed October 2010)

V44, N3 California Archaeology. View Volume 44, Number 3 (2008, printed February 2011)

V44, N4 Southern California Archaeology. View Volume 44, Number 4 (2008, printed April 2011)

V45, N1&2 Baja California and Southern California. View Volume 45, Numbers 1&2 (2009, printed August 2011)

V45, N3&4 Southern California Archaeology. View Volume 45, Numbers 3&4 (2009, printed November 2011)

V46, N1&2 Southern California Archaeology, View Volume 46, Numbers 1&2 (2010, printed April 2012)

V46, N3 California Archaeology Malcom Farmer Remembered, View Volume 46, Number 3 (2010, printed April 2012)

V46, N4 California Archaeology contains color images in an article about acoustic archaeology. View Volume 46, Number 4 (2010, printed October 2012)

V47, N1&2 California Ceramic Traditions I. Brian Dervin Dillon and Matthew A. Boxt served as guest editors. View Volume 47, Numbers 1&2 (2011, printed May 2013)

V47, N3&4 California Ceramic Traditions II. Brian Dervin Dillon and Matthew A. Boxt served as guest editors. View Volume 47, Numbers 3&4 (2011, printed May 2013)

V48, N1&2 California Ceramic Traditions III. Brian Dervin Dillon and Matthew A. Boxt served as guest editors. View Volume 48, Numbers 1&2 (2012, printed May 2013)

V48, N3&4 Assessing the Contributions of Malcolm J. Rogers. Don Laylander served as guest editor. View Volume 48, Numbers 3&4 (2012, printed July 2013)

V49, N1&2 California Prehistory. View Volume 49, Numbers 1&2 (2013, printed January 2014)

V49, N3&4 California and Great Basin Prehistory: Essays in Honor of Philip J. Wilke. View Volume 49, Numbers 3&4 (2013, printed April 2014)