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Events in the history of the Pitt Rivers Museum that took place in 1976.

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Go to 1975

Month Day Event Source of Information Notes
January 1 New Committee for the Pitt Rivers Museum established  Annual Report 1974-76
January 16 T.K. Penniman dies Annual Report 1976-77
May No day  J.A. Clarke, museum attendant, dies Annual Report 1976-77
May No day  Elizabeth Sandford Gunn, Honorary Assistant Curator relinguishes 'her appointments' Annual Report 1976-77
September No day  Ray Inskeep steps down as Acting Curator Annual Report 1976-77
September No day  Brian Allan Lefevre Cranstone begins work as Curator Annual Report 1976-77
October No day  Work on the new modular buildings at the back of 60 Banbury Road begin Annual Report 1976-77
December No day  E. Torr retires as Assistant Secretary and Librarian. Elizabeth Edwards appointed to vacant post. Annual Report 1976-77
Unspecified PRM glass roof is boarded over Relational Museum timelines / Annual Report
Unspecified Brian Allan Lefevre Cranstone appointed as Curator of PRM  Relational Museum timelines
Unspecified Work on new buildings at 60 Banbury Road begins
Unspecified Museum stores at Osney are reorganised
Unspecified Lynne Williamson appointed as Museum Assistant (Documentation), a new post Annual Report 1976-77


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