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Tulane University. Middle American Research Institute


administrative history

Coggins, C. The stucco decoration and architectural assemblages of Structure 1-sub, Dzibilchaltun, Yucatan, Mexico, c1983: t.p. (Middle American Research Institute, Tulane University) spine (M.A.R.I.)

Middle American Research Institute website, via WWW, June 10, 2013 (institute est. 1924; William Gates served as director from 1924-1926; dedicated to the study of Middle America, including ethnographic, historical, linguistic, and archaeological research)

Found in 1 Collection or Record:

William Gates writings on the Middle American Research Institute, approximately 1922-1924

Identifier: MSS 279 Series 5 Sub-Series 3
Scope and Contents

Contains notes, reports, and other materials related to Gates' work with the Department of Middle American Research at Tulane University. Includes information on the history and archaeology of Guatemala, as well as to the contemporary situation in the region. Most prevalent are documents relating to Tulane's 1925 agricultural survey of the Southern Mexican state of Tabasco. Materials date from between approximately 1920 and 1926.

Dates: approximately 1922-1924