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Events in the history of the Pitt Rivers Museum that took place in 1869.

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Month Day Event Source of Information Notes
June 18 Pitt-Rivers gives third lecture on 'Primitive Warfare' to United Services Institute Thompson, 1977: 124; Chapman, 1981: 287
July 3 John Linton Myres is born DNB entry
August 24 BAAS meeting at Exeter attended by Pitt-Rivers Anthropological Review, 7, 27 1869: 414-32; The Times 25 August 1869; Chapman, 1981: Chapter VI
Unspecified Pitt-Rivers co-editor of Ethnographical Society of London journal with Lubbock, Huxley and others JESL, 1, 1 (1869).
Unspecified Moseley elected to Radcliffe travelling fellowship in 1869 and travels to Vienna with his close friend Edwin Ray Lankester. He studied at Rokitanski's lab. DNB entry
Unspecified Tylor travels to Switzerland Megan Price pers comm.
Unspecified Edward Evans begins work at the Ashmolean Museum Macgregor 2000: 256
Unspecified John Henry Parker is appointed Keeper of the Ashmolean Museum, instead of John Phillips who remains Keeper of the OUMNH. The separate Ashmolean visitors are reinstated Ovenell, 1986: 229 May have happened around March 1870


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