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{SPEAKER name="Gordon Ekholm"}
--problems of doing stratographic work came upon me very strongly at this time, and I was of course fortunate in the, not entirely accidental, but selection of the site.

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{SPEAKER name="Gordon Ekholm"}
Of that particular site which allowed a detailed sequence.

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{SPEAKER name="Gordon Ekholm"}
The part of the, this particular project was the, the stipulation that not only the field work be done in one year but that the--

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{SPEAKER name="Gordon Ekholm"}
the, writing up be also completed within a year's time. And, ah, we didn't quite make the grade,

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{SPEAKER name="Gordon Ekholm"}
but a few months after the work was - the fieldwork was - a few months after we got back from Mexico we were able to finish up the report on the--

{SPEAKER name="Gordon Ekholm"}
Uh, Tam- uh, Tampico Panico sequence - of Tampico Panico work this whole project of the Institute of Andean Research proved to be an extraordinarily good one

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{SPEAKER name="Gordon Ekholm"}
in that all the reports of all the work were completed very promptly, or almost all were completed very promptly, and most everything was done, or has been finished up now.

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While doing this work in Mexico, I received news that I could come back to a position at the American Museum of Natural History, a regular staff position, became Assistant Curator in 1942.

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{SPEAKER name="Gordon Ekholm"}
Summer '42. And, but that - obviously I was well uh, well, well established
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