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Events in the history of the Pitt Rivers Museum that took place in 1963.

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Month Day Event Source of Information Notes
March 16 A. Wootton resigns and is replaced Mrs M.A. Butler Annual Report 1962-63
March 18 Mrs Butler starts work as Assistant Secretary adn Librarian Annual Report 1962-63
April No day  Audrey Butt leaves museum on full pay to go to go on expedition during Trinity Term, she returns later the same year Annual Report 1962-63
June No day  Swan Fund funds annually available for study of 'Batwa' peoples of Africa and Europe, paid for from bequest by James Swan Annual Report 1960-61
September 30 Penniman's extended service as Curator due to end Annual Report 1960-61
October 21 I.M. Allen dies after long period off work and in hospital with heart trouble. He had worked in museum since he was 14. Annual Report 1962-63
Unspecified T.K. Penniman has car accident and spends long time in hospital, his successor is appointed while he is still in hospital. Penniman continues as Deputy Curator [sic] until January 1864 when Fagg starts in post Relational Museum timelines / Annual Report 1962-63
Unspecified The Delegates for OUMNH (which also covers the PRM) change their name to Delegates for the Science Area Relational Museum timelines


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