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Events in the history of the Pitt Rivers Museum that took place in 1955.

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Month Day Event Source of Information Notes
January No day  Brice leaves to take up job at University of Manchester Annual Report 1954-55
September No day  Penniman asks that Blackwood's period of office be extended to aged 70 Frances Larson pers comm
October  1 Audrey Butt joins museum as University Demonstrator and Lecturer in Ethnology Relational Museum timelines / Annual Report  1954-55
October No day  Anthony Wootton returns from National Service to post as Assistant Secretary to Museum Annual Report 1955-56
December No day  University's Visitatorial Board considers extending Blackwood service Frances Larson pers comm
Unspecified Work continues on card catalogue system by Blackwood and Penniman Relational Museum timelines / Annual Report 1954-55, 1955-56
Unspecified Displays worked on during the year: Barkcloth, stringwork, and further work on musical instruments, feather headdresses Relational Museum timelines / Annual Report 1955-56
Unspecified Eighth Occasional Papers is published, 'Notes on Prehistoric and Early Iron in the Old World' by H.H. Coghlan Relational Museum timelines / Annual Report 1955-56


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