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Massachusetts Institute of Technology (Cambridge, MA 02139-4307)
Heather N. Lechtman (Project Director: February 1977 to present)

Planning for the Center for Materails Research in Archaeology and Ethnology

To permit development of research programs for the Center for Materials Research in Archaeology and Ethnology, an organization established by a consortium of nine educational, research, and cultural institutions in the Boston area. The project will: (1) draw up and implement plans for sharing and staffing existing facilities for research in archaeological materials; (2) evaluate and augment existing comparative collections of organic and inorganic materials necessary for laboratory research; and (3) organize professional seminars which would attempt to identify the kinds of coordinated research programs the Center as a whole and groups of its individual laboratories might develop and pursue.

Project fields:

Basic Research

Research Programs

Total amounts:
$50,000 (approved)
$48,148 (awarded)

Grant period:
7/1/1977 – 6/30/1980