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MUSEUM CURATOR RECEIVES LOUBAT AWARD FOR VOLUME

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The second prize of the Loubat award for the best work in English on the history, geography, archaeology, ethnology, philology or numismatics of North America, has been awarded to Dr. Herbert Joseph Spinden '06, Curator of Mexican Archaeology and Ethnology at the Peabody Museum.

The second prize, consisting of $400, accrues to Dr. Spinden for his book, "The Reduction of Maya Dates." The awards were established by J. P. Loubat in 1893 and are given to those judged worthy, every five years. First prize this year went to the late Professor H. L. Osgood, of Columbia University.

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