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MADELEINE APPLETON was born July 8, 1891 in Ipswich, Essex County, Massachusetts.She married DR. ALFRED VINCENT KIDDER September 6, 1910 in Ipswich, Essex County, Massachusetts, son of ALFRED KIDDER and KATE DALLIBA.He was born October 29, 1885 in Marquette, Michigan.
Dr. Alfred Kidder, of Beverly Farms, Massachusetts, formerly of Cambridge and Andover, graduated from Harvard College in 1908 with a B. A. degree, taking his M. A. degree in 1912 and a Ph.D. in 1914. In 1934 the University of New Mexico conferred upon him the honorary degree of LL.D. He conducted archaeological explorations in Colorado and New Mexico for the Archaeological Institute of America in 1907 while still a student, and during the year following, he carried on similar work in Utah for the University of Utah, and in New Mexico for Harvard. After traveling in Greece and Egypt in 1909 he returned to Cambridge and the year after became Austin teaching fellow at Harvard, meanwhile engaging in research for the New Mexico Territorial Museum in that state. In 1912 he resumed his Austin teaching fellowship and conducted extensive explorations in Utah, Arizona and elsewhere in the Southwest, serving also as curator of North American Archaeology at the Peabody Museum of Harvard University. He directed excavations at Pecos, New Mexico, for Phillips Academy, Andover, from 1915 to 1929, and in later carried on extensive excavations among the ancient Maya ruins of Guatemala. In 1929 he joined Col. Charles A. Lindbergh in British Honduras and accompanied him on an aerial survey of Northern Guatemala and parts of British Honduras and Yucatan. As research associate of the Carnegie Institution in Washington, he was in charge of its archaeological investigations from 1927 to 1930, becoming chairman of its Division of Historical Research in the latter year, a position he held until at least 1938. He also served as research associate of the Southwest Museum of Los Angeles; as a member of the advisory committee of Peabody Museum, Yale University; and from 1927 to 1935 as chairman of the Board of Trustees of the Anthropological Laboratory at Santa Fe, Santa Fe County, New Mexico. In 1924 and 1925 he was vice chairman of the Division of Anthropology and Psychology of the National Research Council, and its chairman in 1926 and 1927. Alfred was also prominently identified with other institutions of a similar nature and held memberships in the American Academy of Arts and Sciences; the American Philosophical Society; the National Academy of Sciences; and other learned bodies, in several of which he held official positions.
Immediately after the United States entered World War I in 1917, Alfred volunteered for military service and was commissioned a first lieutenant of Infantry, U.S.R. He served with the 91st Division, A.E.F., from June 1918 until April 1919, receiving his commission as captain in October 1918. He participated in the actions at San Mihiel, Argonne-Meuse, and Ypes-Lys, and in recognition of his services was honored by the Republic of France with the coveted Cross of the Legion of Honor, Grade of Chevalier.
Among the more important of Alfred's scientific writings are the following:
Pottery of the Pajarito Plateau, Memoirs of the American Anthropological Association, 1915.
Archaeological Excavations in Northeastern Arizona, Bureau of American Ethnology, 1919 (with S. J. Guernsey).
Basket Maker Caves of Northern Arizona, Peabody Museum of Harvard University, 1921 (with S. J. Guernsey).
Introduction to Southwestern Archaeology, Yale University Press, 1924.
Artifacts of Pecos, Yale University Press, 1932.
Pottery of Pecos, Yale University Press, 1931, 1936 (with C. A. Amsden and Anna O. Shepard).
In October and November, 1938, Alfred delivered a course of eight lectures on The pre-Columbian New World before the Lowell Institute, Boston.
Children of MADELEINE APPLETON and ALFRED KIDDER are:
1.DR. ALFRED KIDDER II, b. August 2, 1911, Nantucket, Nantucket County, Massachusetts; m. MARY BARBOUR, June 23, 1934, Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts; b. June 14, 1914, Cohasset, Massachusetts.
Dr. Alfred Kidder, who graduated Harvard with an A.B. degree in 1933; an M.A. in 1934; and a Ph.D. in 1937, of Cambridge, Middlesex County, Massachusetts, an archaeologist, was associated with the Peabody Museum of Harvard University.
2.RANDOLPH APPLETON KIDDER, b. July 6, 1913, Ipswich, Essex County, Massachusetts; m. DOROTHY DOUGLAS ROBINSON of Syosset, Long Island, and New York City, New York, February 5, 1938, New York City, New York; b. June 30, 1917, ManChester, Hampden County, Massachusetts.
Randolph Kidder, who graduated from Harvard with an S.B. degree in 1935, was in the Diplomatic Service of the United States at Washington, D. C.
3.BARBARA KIDDER, b. August 20, 1916, Santa Barbara, California; m. WILLI BUSE, July 19, 1938, Ipswich, Essex County, Massachusetts.
Willi Buse was an exporter of coffee in Guatemala City, Guatemala.
4.FAITH KIDDER, b. January 25, 1920, Andover, Essex County, Massachusetts.
5.JAMES KIDDER, b. June 29, 1923, Andover, Essex County, Massachusetts.
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