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The New World Archaeological Foundation was organized in 1952 for the purpose of studying Preclassic Mesoamerica.  The NWAF is the foreign archaeological organization with the longest continued presence in Mexico.  Gareth W. Lowe served as director from 1984 to 1988.  
  
 
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Established: [[established in::date::1952]]
  
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Location: [[location of::Provo, Utah]] ([[date::1952]]- )
 
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The New World Archaeological Foundation was organized in 1952 with the stated purpose of studying Preclassic archaeology (from about A.D. 200 and earlier) in Mesoamerica.  The foundation produces papers and reports of field work and of studies of subjects related to Mesoamerican (southern Mexico, Guatemala, Belize, El Salvador and western Honduras) archaeology. The Papers are written by archaeologists as reports of their work which are referenced extensively by others.  
  
 
==Assets and Administrative Structure==
 
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The New World Archaeological Foundation was administered by a director, under the direction of the college dean.
  
 
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Superior unit: [[subordinate to::Brigham Young University. College of Family, Home, and Social Sciences]] ([[date::1984]]-[[date::?]])
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Superior unit: [[subordinate to::Brigham Young University.]] ([[date::1952]]-[[date::1984]])
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Superior unit: [[subordinate to::Brigham Young University. College of Family, Home, and Social Sciences]] ([[date::1984]]- )
  
 
==Associated Archival Materials==
 
==Associated Archival Materials==
  
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New World Archaeological Foundation (Electronic Resource: http://www.lib.byu.edu/spc/nwaf/)
  
 
==Sources==
 
==Sources==
  
Brigham Young University General Catalog, 1984-1985: p. 288 (Gareth W. Lowe, director (1984-1985))
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Brigham Young University General Catalog, 1984-1985: p. 288 (Gareth W. Lowe, director (1984-1988))
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Brigham Young University Harold B. Lee Library Digital Collections at BYU  WWW site, December 16, 2009: New World Archaeological Foundation (founded in 1952; functions)  
  
 
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The New World Archaeological Foundation was organized in 1952 for the purpose of studying Preclassic Mesoamerica. The NWAF is the foreign archaeological organization with the longest continued presence in Mexico. Gareth W. Lowe served as director from 1984 to 1988.

Variant names

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Description

Established: 1952

Location: Provo, Utah (1952- )

Functions

The New World Archaeological Foundation was organized in 1952 with the stated purpose of studying Preclassic archaeology (from about A.D. 200 and earlier) in Mesoamerica. The foundation produces papers and reports of field work and of studies of subjects related to Mesoamerican (southern Mexico, Guatemala, Belize, El Salvador and western Honduras) archaeology. The Papers are written by archaeologists as reports of their work which are referenced extensively by others.

Assets and Administrative Structure

The New World Archaeological Foundation was administered by a director, under the direction of the college dean.

Associated Units

Superior unit: Brigham Young University. (1952-1984)

Superior unit: Brigham Young University. College of Family, Home, and Social Sciences (1984- )

Associated Archival Materials

New World Archaeological Foundation (Electronic Resource: http://www.lib.byu.edu/spc/nwaf/) 

Sources

Brigham Young University General Catalog, 1984-1985: p. 288 (Gareth W. Lowe, director (1984-1988))

Brigham Young University Harold B. Lee Library Digital Collections at BYU WWW site, December 16, 2009: New World Archaeological Foundation (founded in 1952; functions)

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