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Warren T.D. Barbour

Born: 1943
Death: 2019

Warren T.D. Barbour was a faculty member of UB's Department of Anthropology and Archaeology from 1970-2017.  Barbour received his bachelor's degree from the University of Pennsylvania, and his master's degree and Ph.D. from the University of Rochester.  He was the first African American to receive a doctorate in archaeology in the United States.  Barbour was a specialist in Meso-American archaeology.  While at UB he established a lab for the study fingerprints left on ancient figurines by their creators.  Barbour also co-founded the Marian E. White Research Museum of Archaeology.

Affiliation(s): Classics and Archaeology
Record Group(s): 16
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