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Events in the history of the Pitt Rivers Museum that took place in 1966.

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Month Day Event Source of Information Notes
February No day  Meeting of Congregation authorizes purchase of land from St Johns College in Banbury Road for new museum. University commissions Pier Luigi Nervi to work on design Annual Report 1965-66
October No day  New lecture theatre, demonstration room and seminar room created in the Green Shed are in use for Michaelmas term Relational Museum timelines / Annual Report 1966-67
November No day  R.W. Sword leaves museum to take 'a curatorial appointment' elsewhere Annual Report 1966-67
Unspecified Plans for new museum building on Banbury Road are prepared by architects Nervi and Messrs Powell and Moya, outline planning permission is granted Relational Museum timelines
Unspecified Blackwood continues to work on cataloguing collections and on the card catalogues Relational Museum timelines / Annual Report 1966-67


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