Publications and Reports by Charles M. Nelson

1957 45KL1 (Wishram). Washington Archaeologist, Vol. 1, No. 4, pp. 2-3. Seattle.
1958 Sacajhawea Artifacts: Comments on the Report Made to the State Parks and Recreation Commission. Washington Archaeologist, Vol. 2, No. 7, pp. 7-8. Seattle.
1960 A Preliminary Report on 45Kt3 (45Kt28). Washington Archaeologist, Vol. 4, No. 7, pp. 2-10. Seattle.
1962 The Washington Archaeological Society's Work at 45IS31b. Washington Archaeologist, Vol. 6, No. 2, pp. 2-18. Seattle.
1962 The Stone Artifacts from 45SN100. Washington Archaeologist, 6(4):2-41. Seattle.
1963 Wawawai I: A Stratified Site on the Middle Course of the Snake River. Washington Archaeologist, Vol. 7, No. 4, pp. 2-9. Seattle.
1965 Archaeological Reconnaissance in the Lower Monumental and Little Goose Dam Reservoirs, 1964. Washington State University, Reports of Investigation, No. 34 Pullman. 99 pp.
1966 A Preliminary Report on 45Col, A Stratified Open Site in the Southern Columbia Plateau. Washington State University, Reports of Investigations, No. 35, Pullman. 120 pp.
1968 Report. Evidence for the Utilization of Salmon in the Columbia Plateau with Special Reference to the Yakima Indian Nation. Brief with literature citation index and appended reprints. 32 pp. + bibliography + appendices.
1968 (with M. Posnansky) Rock Paintings and Excavations at Nyero, Uganda. Azania, 3:1-20. Nairobi.
1969 (with David G. Rice) Archaeological Survey and Test Excavations in the Asotin Dam Reservoir Area, Southeastern Washington. Washington State University, Laboratory of Anthropology, Reports of Investigations, No. 46, 125 pp., 17 figs., 14 tabs.
1969 The Sunset Creek Site and Its Importance in Plateau Prehistory. Washington State University, Laboratory of Anthropology, Reports of Investigations, No. 47, 425 pp., 104 figs., 8 tabs., 3 app. Pullman. [pdf 62.2 mb] (completed in 1963; issued in the winter of 1971.)
Eratta Sheet for the Sunset Creek Site report [pdf 795 kb]
1970 (with M. Posnansky) The Later Stone Age Industry from Nsongezi Rock Shelter. Azania, 5:119-72. Nairobi.
1970 Report. Interim Report: the Berkeley Expedition to the Naivasha-Nakuru Basin, for the Ministry of Natural Resources of Kenya. (with Glynn Ll. Isaac and Harry V. Merrick).
1971 (with Glynn Ll. Isaac and Harry V. Merrick) Report. The Late Pleistocene Stratigraphy and Archaeology of the Naivasha-Nakuru Basin. Final report to the Ministry of Natural Resources, Kenya.
1971 A Uniform Site Enumeration System for the Continent of Africa. The Panafrican Congress on Prehistory and the Study of the Quaternary, Commission on Nomenclature, Bulletin No. 2:1-8. Berkeley.
1972 (with Glynn Ll. Isaac and Harry V. Merrick) Archaeological Investigations in the Naivasha-Nakuru Basin, Kenya. Paleoecology in Africa, 5:225-232.
1972 Report. Field observations of archaeological materials on Peddocks Island, Boston Harbor, undertaken on behalf of the Peabody Museum at Harvard.
1973 Dissertation. A Comparative Analysis of Twenty-Nine Later Stone Age Occurrences in East Africa. Ph.D. Dissertation, Department of Anthropology, University of California at Berkeley. pp. vi + 554, 145 figs.
1973 Prehistoric Culture Change in the Intermontane Plateau of Western North America. In The Explanation of Culture Change: Models in Prehistory, ed. by Colin Renfrew, pp. 371-390. London: Duckworth. [PDF 1.1mb]
1974 Review. "Montague Cave in Prehistory," by Charles Keller. Azania, 9:229-230. Nairobi.
1975 Report. The Interpretation of Soft Shell Clam Remains. in the final report on the Environmental Impact Statement for Twelve Islands in Boston Harbor, by Barbara Luedtke, University of Massachusetts at Boston. 8 pp. + figs.
1976 Report. Results of Salvage Archaeology at Lukenya Hill, Near Nairobi, Kenya, on behalf of the National Museums of Kenya, for the Department of Tourism and Wildlife, Government of Kenya, Nairobi. 30 pp. + 28 figs. and tabs.
1976 A Radiocarbon Age Determination for the Beiderbost Site (45SN100) and Its Interpretive Significance for the Prehistory of the Puget Sound Basin. Washington Archaeologist, 20(1):1-17. Seattle.
1977 (with J.C. Onyango-Abuje and J. Gowlett) Rift Valley Tour Guide. (35mb) Panafrican Congress of Prehistory and Quaternary Studies, VIII. Nairobi. 83 pp.
1977 (with John R.F. Bower, Albert F. Waibel, and Simiyu Wandibba) The University of Massachusetts Later Stone Age Project in Central Kenya: An Overview. Azania, 12:119-146. Nairobi.
1977 Flaked Stone Tool Variation in the Later stone Age of Eastern and Southern Africa. Panafrican Congress of Prehistory and Paleontology, 7:131-152. Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.
1977 Report. Later Stone Age and Earlier Pastoral Adaptations in Central Kenya. Office of the President, Nairobi, Kenya.
1978 Report. The Application of the Standardized African Site Enumeration System to Liberia. Commission on Nomenclature. Panafrican Congress of Prehistory and Quaternary Studies, Berkeley.
1978 Review. World Prehistory in New Perspective, 3rd ed., NY: Cambridge University Press. Science Books and Films.
1978 (with J.R.F. Bower) Early Pottery and Pastoral Cultures of the Central Rift Valley, Kenya. Man, 13:554-566.
1979 Review. The rise of Civilization in Mesopotamia, by Charles Redman. Science Books and Films, 15:132.
1979 Note. Archaeological Reconnaissance at Lukenya Hill, Kenya. Nyama Akuma, 14:26-31.
1979 Note. The 1979 Excavation Season at Lukenya Hill. Nyama Akuma, Vol. 15.
1979 Review Article. Olorgesailie. The International Journal of African Historical Studies, 12:484-503. Boston.
1980 Report. Archaeological Survey and Excavations in the Central Rift Valley and at Lukenya Hill, Kenya. The Annual Reports of TILLMIAP, 1978-1979. National Museums of Kenya, Nairobi. Note of 1000 words + figures.
1980 (with S. Ambrose and F. Hivernell) The Taxonomic Status of the Kenya Capsian. Proceedings of the Eighth PanAfrican Congress of Prehistory and Quaternary Studies, 248-252 (ed. R. Leakey and B. Ogot). Nairobi.
1980 The Elmenteitan Lithic Industry. Proceedings of the Eighth PanAfrican Congress of Prehistory and Quaternary Studies, 275-278 (ed. R. Leakey and B. Ogot). Nairobi.
1980 (with D. K. Gifford and Glynn Ll. Isaac) Evidence for Predation and Pastoralism at Prolonged Drift: A Pastoral Neolithic Site in Kenya. Azania, 15:57-108. Nairobi.
1980 Review. The Origins of Civilization, by Morray (ed.). Science Books and Films, 16:271-272.
1981 Review. Folsom Tools and Technology at the Hanson Site, Wyoming, by Frison and Bradley. Science Books and Films, 16:271-272.
1982 Review. Lives: An Anthropological Approach to Biography, by Langness and Frank. Science Books and Films,18:4.
1982 (with J. Kimengich) Early Phases of Pastoral Adaptation in the Central Highlands of Kenya. Proceedings of the International Symposium on Early Domestication in Northeastern Africa, 481-487. Polish Academy of Sciences, Poznan Division.
1983 (with J. W. Michles and I. S. T. Tsong) Obsidian Hydration Dating and East African Archaeology. Science, 219:361-366.
1985 Review. Red Gold of Africa: Copper in Precolonial History and Culture, by Eugenia W. Herbert. The International Journal of African Historical Studies, 18:557-559. Boston.
1985 Training Manual. Microcomputing in Anthropology: Applications Exercises. UM/B.
1986 Report. Archaeology of the Cove Site, Squantum, Quincy, Massachusetts. Massachusetts Historical Commission.
1986 Report. Recent Archaeological Work at Green Hill, Blue Hills, Massachusetts. Massachusetts Historical Commission.
1986 Review. Not from the Apes: A History of Man's Origin and Evolution, by Bjorn Kurten. Science Books and Films, 22:48.
1988 Review. Formation Processes of the Archaeological Record, by M Shiffer. Science Books and Films, 23:290.
1988 Urban Planning in Pre-Industrial China U.S. China Review, 12:2:17-21. Boston.
1988 Radiocarbon Age of the Dog Burial from Squantum, Massachusetts. Bulletin of the Massachusetts Archaeological Society, 50:1:29. Attleboro, MA.
1988 Report. The Salasun Industry of Mt. Suswa, Kenya. Office of the President, Government of Kenya, Nairobi.
1988 Report. The Data Base from GbJj2, a Natural Flake Site in the Jarigole Hills of Northern Kenya. National Museums of Kenya, Nairobi.
1988 Review. From the Land of the Totem Poles: The Northwest Coast Indian Art Collection at the American Museum of Natural History, by Alonda Jonaitis. Science Books and Films, 24:282.
1989 Teaching Manual. Workbook in Mathematical Methods, a Second Approximation. Seminar in Method and Theory in Historical Archaeology, UM/B.
1990 The Archaeology of the Puget Sound Basin. The Handbook of North American Indians, 7:481-485. Smithsonian Institution.
1991 Review. Traces of Life: The Origins of Humankind, by Kathryn Lansky. Science Books and Films, 27:1:17.
1991 Review. The Greenland Mummies, by Jens Peter Hart, et al., Science Books and Films, 27:6:175.
1991 Harpoon Evolution on the Spit (GaJi12) at Koobi Fora, Lake Turkana, Kenya. Nyame Akuma, 36:10-13.
1992 Review. The Origins of agriculture and Settled Life, by R.S. MacNeish. Science Books and Films, 28:7:195.
1993 Reprinted. A Standardized Site Enumeration System for the Continent of Africa. Nyame Akuma, 40:62-67.
1993 Training Supplement. Supplementary Notes on the Geology Gallery, National Museums of Kenya. Kenya Museum Society. Used for the training of tour guides.
1993 Training Supplement. The Biblical Geology of Lousi Leakey. National Museums of Kenya.
1994 Review. The First Humans, by G. Burenhuldt, et al. Science Books and Films, 30:141-142.
1995 Review. Timewalkers: The Prehistory of Global Colonization, by Clive Gamble. Science Books and Films,31:12.
1995 The Work of the Koobi Fora Field School at the Jarigole Pillar Site. Kenya Past and Present, 27:49-63.
1996 Review. Howard Carter: Searching for King Tut by B. Ford, and Mary Chinn: The Best Medicine by E.R. Butts and J. Schwartz. Science Books and Films, 32:20.
1996 Review. Life in a Rock Shelter: Prehistoric Indians of the Lower Pecos, by G. E. Acker. Science Books and Films, 32:5:146
1996 Review. Stone, Bone, Antler & Shell: Artifacts of the Northwest Coast, by Hilary Stewart. Science Books and Films, 32:243.
InPr Review. Natufian and Protoneolithic Bone Tools: The Manufacture and Use of Bone Implements in the Zagros and the Levant, by Douglas V. Campana. American Antiquity.
InPr Evidence for Early Trade Between the Coast and Interior of East Africa. WAC Intercongress Volume.
InPr Review. Native American Medicine, by Nancy Bonvillain. Science Books and Films.
Sub. The Rock Slide at Kalokurok, Karamoja, Northern Uganda: Implications from the Ethnoarchaeology of a Special Function Site. Proceedings of the Third World Archaeological Congress.

1973 A Comparitive Analysis of Later Stone Age Occurrences in East Africa. [PDF 31.2 MB] Ph.D. dissertation, University of California at Berkeley.

1990 The Oldest Package: Lessons from Dress and Fashion. Licensing Product Times, 2:4:3-4.
1991 Editorial: Patently Wrong - Funding and Productivity in the Patent System. Licensing Product Times, 3:3:2.
1991 Computer Software and the Evolution of Intellectual Property Rights. Licensing Product Times,3:4:1-8.
1991 (with Alan Kosow) Licensing '91: In the Land of Sergeant Kabukiman N.Y.P.D. IMPACnews, 4:5:1.
1991 Old Farmer's Almanac Opens New Licensing Market. Licensing Product Times, 3:4:1.
1991 Editorial: First to File and the Term of Patents. Licensing Product Times, 3:4:2.

1996 PAT 101 Principles of Patronage. ISSUE: A Journal of Opinion, 24:1:45-51. African Studies Association.
InPr Cycles of Soil Erosion and the History of Pastoral Adaptations in East Africa: Case Study Implications for Environmental Networking and Development. Proceedings of the 1995 EAEN/SIDA conference, Machacos.

1996 The Rajgarh Type 20 Overprints: How to Recognize the Subtypes of a Variable Overprint. Indian Revenuer, 3:1:12-17. Calcutta.
1997 Printings of the Akalkot Type 1 Court Fee Stamp. Indian Revenuer, 4:1:3-9. Calcutta.

1990 - 1992 The Stumbling Gourmet (a monthly column). IMPACnews. Stoneham, MA. See Strogonof and the Philosophy of the Primitive Kitchen
1990 People of the Mercedes Benz. IMPACnews, 3:10:4. Stoneham, MA.
1990 Popcorn in Cross-cultural Perspective. IMPACnews, 3:11:7. Stoneham, MA.
1991 Doublespeak and the Evolution of English. IMPACnews, 4:2:4. Stoneham, MA.
1991 How to Handle those Killer Bees: The Masai Solution. IMPACnews, 4:3:4. Stoneham, MA.
1991 If Your Mother Was a Cow. IMPACnews, 4:4:5. Stoneham, MA.
1991 Know Thyself: Lineaus on the Human Condition. IMPACnews, 4:5:5. Stoneham, MA.
1991 Technology Transfer Eskimo Style. IMPACnews, 4:6:4. Stoneham, MA.
1991 Sir Gawain and the Riddle of Life. IMPACnews, 4:7:10. Stoneham, MA.
1991 The Tokens of Afu Ra. IMPACnews, 4:8:8. Stoneham, MA.
1991 Kim and the Cat's Ninth Life. IMPACnews, 4:9:9. Stoneham, MA.
1991 A Hard Sell Down Under. IMPACnews, 4:10:10. Stoneham, MA.
1993 The Tokens of Afu Ra (revised). Nairobi Roar, 45:11. Nairobi, Kenya.
1995 The Spider and the Flies: Observations from an Urban Ecology. Bulletin of the East Africa Natural History Society, 25:59-63.
1997 - 1998 20:20 - A Vision of Service Monthly Newsletter of the Arlington Lions Club, Arlington, MA.
1998 - 2003 Mane Topics. Weekly Newsletter of the Palo Alto Host Lions Club, Palo Alto, CA.
2002 Accessibility On-Line. The Lion, 84:3:36-37. Oak Brook, IL.