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Events in the history of the Pitt Rivers Museum that took place in 1968.

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Go to 1967

Month Day Event Source of Information Notes
March 21 Nervi (new PRM's architect) visits Oxford  Annual Report 1967-68
May No day  Fagg suffers stroke which incapacitates him for rest of the academic year. His duties are taken over by the 6 members of the Committee which will become the Board of Visitors of the PRM Annual Report 1967-68
June No day  Butt-Colson visits Venezuela to study documents relating to the history of early contacts between Amerindians and the settler population Annual Report 1968-69
July 31 By end of academic year Fagg has been discharged from hospital but is still on official sick leave Annual Report 1967-68
September No day  Butt-Colson returns from Venezuela  Annual Report 1968-69
Unspecified Peter Gathercole replaces Ken Burridge as University Lecturer in Ethnology Relational Museum timelines / Annual Report 1967-8
Unspecified Further storage space is provided above workshop in museum Relational Museum timelines / Annual Report 1968-69
Unspecified Colour TV is installed in lecture theatre Relational Museum timelines / Annual Report 1968-69


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