Peter Timmins
Department of Anthropology


The University of
Western Ontario


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Research Monographs
1997    The Calvert Site:  An Interpretive Framework for the Early Iroquoian Village.  Archaeological Survey of Canada Mercury Series Paper 156, Canadian Museum of Civilization, Hull. (250 pages)

1990    Southdale: A Multi-Component Historic and Prehistoric Site in London, Ontario.  Research Report No. 20, The Museum of  Indian Archaeology,  The University of Western Ontario.  London.  (57 pages)

1985    The Analysis and Interpretation of Radiocarbon Dates in Iroquoian Archaeology.  Research Report No. 19, Museum of Indian Archaeology, An Affiliate of The University of Western Ontario.  London.  (179 pages)

Research Papers
In Press Don’t Fence Me In: New Insights into Iroquoian Village Organization. In Tipping the Scales: Variable Scale Models in Recent Iroquoian Archaeology, T. Knapp and L. Miroff, eds. University of Oklahoma Press.

In Press  At the Crossroads and Periphery: The Archaic Archaeological Record of Southern Ontario (with C.J. Ellis and Holly Martelle). In Archaic Societies of the Midwest, T. Emerson and K. Farnsworth (eds.).

2006    Bruce Trigger’s Impact on Ontario Iroquoian Settlement Pattern Studies (with D. Smith, G. Warrick, R. McDonald and R. Pearce). In The Archaeology of Bruce  Trigger: Theoretical Empiricism, R.F. Williamson and M. Bisson (eds.). McGill-Queen’s University Press, Montreal.

1999    A Flexible Model for the Study of Prehistoric Social and Political Complexity in  the Midwest and Great Lakes Regions (with John Paul Staeck).  In Taming the Taxonomy:  Toward a New Understanding of Great Lakes Archaeology, R. Williamson and C. Watts (eds.)., pp. 151-174.  eastendbooks, Toronto.      

1997    The Little Shaver Site: Site Structure and Excavation Methodology on a Small Unploughed Site.  In Home is Where the Hearth Is: The contribution of small sites to our understanding of Ontario's past.  Edited by J.-L. Pilon and R. Perkins, pp. 72-88.  Proceedings of the 23rd Annual Symposium of the Ontario Archaeological Society (disk version), Ottawa Chapter of the Ontario Archaeological Society, Ottawa.

1997    Born Glen Meyer, Growing Up Uren:  The Juvenile Ceramics from the Calvert Site.  KEWA 97(8), pp. 2-14.  The Newsletter of the Ontario Archaeological Society, London Chapter.

1996    The Little Shaver Site:  Exploring Site Structure and Excavation Methodology on an Unploughed Site in the Region of Hamilton-Wentworth, Ontario.  Ontario Archaeology, Number 61, pp. 45-81.

1996    The Wimmer Site (AiHb-110), Wellington County, Ontario.  KEWA 96(3), pp. 2-25.  The Newsletter of the Ontario Archaeological Society, London Chapter.

1995    Stelco 1:  A Late Paleo-Indian Hi-Lo Site in the Region of Haldimand-Norfolk, Ontario.  KEWA 95-5, pp. 2-22.
1994    Alder Creek:  A Paleo-Indian Crowfield Phase Manifestation in the Region of Waterloo, Ontario.  Mid-Continental Journal of Archaeology, 19 (2):170-197.

1992    The Billiard Site (AhHa-76):  A Small Meadowood Component in the Region of Hamilton-Wentworth, Ontario.  KEWA 92-1, pp. 2-19.

  1. The Butler's Woods Site and the Middle Woodland Occupation of the middle Thames River Drainage.  KEWA 89-9, pp. 2-18. 

1987    (with A. von Gernet) Pipes and Parakeets:  Constructing Meaning in an Early Iroquoian  Context.  In Archaeology as Long-Term History, pp. 31-42.  Ian Hodder (ed.), Cambridge University Press.  Cambridge.

1985    (with W.D. Finlayson, D.G. Smith and M.W. Spence) The 1985 Salvage Excavations at the Keffer Site.  KEWA 85-8, pp. 2-10.