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Events in the history of the Pitt Rivers Museum that took place in 1943.

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Month Day Event Source of Information Notes
January No day  Marett suffers mild heart attack, he soon returns to work as Rector of Exeter College Frances Larson pers comm
February 18  Death of R.R. Marett Relational Museum timelines; DNB entry
Unspecified Beatrice Blackwood appointed Fellow of the Society of Antiquaries DNB entry Note that other sources say that BB got FSA in 1947
Unspecified Blackwood awarded Rivers Medal by RAI Annual Report 1942-43
Unspecified Founding collection and artefacts transferred from Ashmolean Museum in 1886 were catalogued onto cards Relational Museum timelines / Annual Report 1943-44

Unspecified Work takes place on stored collections in Museum House Relational Museum timelines / Annual Report 1942-43
Unspecified Displays worked on during the year: Stone implements, pottery, fire-arms Relational Museum timelines / Annual Report 1942-43
Unspecified First Occasional Paper, 'The manufacture of a flint arrow head' by F.H.S. Knowles is published by museum Relational Museum timelines / Annual Report 1942-43
Unspecified Mr Robins catalogues lighting and lamps in PRM Annual Report 1942-43
Unspecified Blackwood prepares handlist of negatives held by PRM Annual Report 1942-43


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