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Events in the history of the Pitt Rivers Museum that took place in 1868.

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Month Day Event Source of Information Notes
January 14 Pitt-Rivers resigns from Council of Anthropological Society JAS, 6 (1868): lxv-lxxvi
May 19 Pitt-Rivers appointed Hon. Sec. of Ethnological Society Chapman, 1981: 286
May 26 Pitt-Rivers attends demonstration of boomerang throwing at Kennington Common, London Chapman, 1981: 186-7; website
June 5 Pitt-Rivers second lecture on 'Primitive Warfare' given at USI Thompson, 1977: 124, Chapman, 1981: 287
July No day Pitt-Rivers joins BAAS Chapman, 1981: 78, 644
July No day Pitt-Rivers elected to join organizing committee for BAAS meeting and Congres International d'Anthropologie and Archeologie Prehistoriques Chapman, 1981: 293
August 20-28 BAAS meeting at Norwich and Congres International d'Anthropologie and Archeologie Prehistoriques London. Pitt-Rivers and Tylor both present Thompson, 1977: 124; Chapman, 1981: 293-6; Bowden, 1991: 73; Relational Museum timeline
August No day  Moseley awarded first class degree in the natural science schools DNB entry
Unspecified Christ Church Anatomy School refitted into chemical laboratory Davies and Hull 1975 Zoological Collections


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