Jeffrey R. Parsons papers 1960-2013 (bulk 1966-1992)
Jeffrey R. Parsons papers
Parsons, Jeffrey R. 1939-
50 linear feet
18 oversize folders
Jeffrey R. Parsons was Curator of Latin American Archaeology and Director of the Museum of Anthropology at the University of Michigan. He was a professor at the same institution for over forty years starting in 1966 and carried out extensive research on settlement patterns in the basin of Mexico, in Peru, and in many other countries. Parsons is known for his role in the development of systematic settlement survey methods in archaeology, a methodology which has become common in archaeological work around the world. Material includes papers, maps, site surveys, photo negatives, aerial photographs and digital scans of the negatives.
The material is in English; some material is in Spanish.
Bentley Historical Library, University of Michigan
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Finding aid created by Melissa Hernández Durán, November 2012; July 2013Benjamin Bond, March 2016
Ann Arbor, MI
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