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Events in the history of the Pitt Rivers Museum that took place in 1956.

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Go to 1955

Month Day Event Source of Information Notes
May No day  Blackwood is told she has been reappointed as University Demonstrator Frances Larson pers comm; OUA, file FA/9/2/90, 29 September 1955
August No day  Blackwood attends 32nd International Congress of Americanists held at Copenhagen Annual Report 1956-57
August - September No days Bradford spends 6 weeks in Italy carrying out archaeological work Annual Report 1956-57
September No day  Beatrice Blackwood is allowed to continue work for 3 years after normal retirement age until 1959 [which she reached in this month] by University Relational Museum timelines / Annual Report 1955-56
Unspecified Work continued on card catalogue system by Blackwood and Penniman Relational Museum timelines / Annual Report
Unspecified New garden is established at rear of museum, in area facing South Parks Road Relational Museum timelines / Annual Report
Unspecified Displays worked on during the year: Musical instruments, Bronze and Iron Ages Relational Museum timelines / Annual Report


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