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CONTRIBUTORS Markers XXVII RON ANTHONY, Wood Scientist for Anthony & Associates Inc., focuses on the application of innovative inspection technologies for assessment of timber structures and forensic investigations on woo-related failures. Mr. Anthony has authored approximately 100 publications and is the 2002 recipient of the James Marston Fitch Foundation Grant for his approach to evaluating wood in historic buildings. KENT COUPÉ is a history major at Reed College in Portland, Oregon. In 2009-10 he was an exchange student in Leiden in the Netherlands, and has recently been photographing early Jewish gravestones in London, Hamburg, and Amsterdam’s famous Beth Haim cemetery at Ouderkerk-on-the-Amstel. He is the recipient of a Ruby Grant from Reed College that provided salary and travel money to photograph and analyze Curaçao’s cemeteries. He plans to pursue graduate studies in Dutch or Dutch colonial history. BOB (ROBERT W.) DRINKWATER, an historical archaeologist, holds an M.A. in Anthropology from the University of Massachusetts, Amherst. For much of the past forty years, he has been recording, photographing, and occasionally reporting on the eighteenth- and early-nineteenth-century gravestones and stonecutters of western Massachusetts. Bob is a charter member and past president of AGS, and currently serves on the AGS Board of Trustees. He currently offers two Gravestone Studies workshops at Greenfield Community College. KIM DUGAN, Wood Specialist for Anthony & Associates, has a M.A. in Anthropology with an emphasis in Historic Archaeology. She is a project director for preservation projects that have required historical and archaeological surveys, archival research, site evaluations and wood condition surveys. In 2010, she was selected for the 14th International Course on Wood Conservation Technology held in Oslo, Norway. BRUCE S. ELLIOTT is a graduate of the Centre for English Local History at the University of Leicester (UK) and of Carleton University in Ottawa,

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Annual Journal of the Association for Gravestone Studies

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