Gareth W. Lowe papers
Gareth W. Lowe papers
This collection contains correspondence in English and Spanish from friends, family, and colleagues from 1952-1998.
- Extent: 17 boxes (8.5 linear ft.)
- Creator: Lowe, Gareth W.
- Call Number: UA 1114
- Repository: L. Tom Perry Special Collections; University Archives; 1130 Harold B. Lee Library; Brigham Young University; Provo, Utah 84602; http://sc.lib.byu.edu/
- Access Restrictions: Open for public research.
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- Conditions of Use
- It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain any necessary copyright clearances. Permission to publish material from Gareth W. Lowe papers must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Board of Curators.
- Related title Register of the Gareth W. Lowe (1922-2004) papers, 1952-1998.
- Preferred Citation
- Initial citation: UA 1114; Gareth W. Lowe papers; University Archives; L. Tom Perry Special Collections, Harold B. Lee Library, Brigham Young University. Following citations: UA 1114, LTPSC.
- Custodial History
- Donated by the family of Gareth W. Lowe via John E. Clark of BYU's anthropology department, 2004
- Other Finding Aids
- File-level inventory available online. http://files.lib.byu.edu/ead/XML/UA1114.xml
- Subject Terms
- New World Archaeological Foundation; Chiapas (Mexico); Correspondence; Material Types
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- Appraisal Information
- Office files (University Archives collecting policy, July 2003).
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- Finding Aid Title
- Lowe (Gareth W.) papers
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- Finding aid prepared by Jennifer Kim
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- This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit 2014-02-16T04:31-0700
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- Biographical Info:
Gareth W. Lowe grew up in Long Beach, California. Lowe served in WWII as a radio operator in a B-17 bomber based in England. He received his bachelor's degree from Brigham Young University in 1953 and soon after became associated with the New World Archaeological Foundation (NWAF) based in San Cristobal de las Casas, Chiapas, Mexico. He was the foremost authority on the pre-history of Chiapas, Mexico his best known contribution being the excavation of some of the earliest ceramics in Mesoamerica.
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