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William R. Maples Collection, 1960-1997

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Location of this collection:
10501 FGCU Boulevard South
Fort Myers, FL 33965, USA
239-590-7658

Collection description

Summary

Extent:
21.00 boxes
Language:
English .

Background

Scope and Content:

Consists of personal papers, correspondence, dissertation and field notes, documents regarding Maples' academic career and his forensic investigations/cases, photographs, publications, and administrative records documenting Maples' career as a world-renown forensic anthropologist between 1960 and 1997.  A digital version of the collection is available on FGCU's Digital Library.

Acquisition information:

Maples Gilliland, Margaret

Gift/Donation

Appraisal information:

Evaluation of the 7120 articles, constituting the William R. Maples Collection, donated to the Florida Gulf Coast University was conducted by William M. Goza in December 2006.  A formal appraisal of materials was submitted the Florida Gulf Coast University Library.

Assessment of the primate materials, consisting of 2 skulls and 11 skeletons, was conducted by Maxilla & Mandible, LTD in May 2006.  A formal appraisal of materials was submitted the Florida Gulf Coast University Library.

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