Alfred V. Kidder

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1885 – 1963

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Who was Alfred V. Kidder?

Alfred Vincent Kidder was an American archaeologist considered the foremost of the southwestern United States and Mesoamerica during the first half of the 20th century. He saw a disciplined system of archaeological techniques as a means to extend the principles of anthropology into the prehistoric past and so was the originator of the first comprehensive, systematic approach to North American archaeology.

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Born
Oct 29, 1885
Marquette
Also known as
  • Alfred Kidder
  • Alfred Vincent Kidder
Nationality
  • United States of America
Profession
Education
  • PhD, Harvard University
    Anthropology
    ( - 1914)
  • Harvard College
Lived in
  • Cambridge
    ( - 1963/06/11)
Died
Jun 11, 1963
Cambridge

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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