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Events in the history of the Pitt Rivers Museum that took place in 1875.

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Month Day Event Source of Information Notes
January 26 Pitt-Rivers elected President at Anthropological Institute AGM JAI 4 (1875): 476-502  
May 10 Unanimous vote in Convocation to provide the grant of an annuity for George Rowell of £50 Ovenell papers, Ashmolean Museum RFO/A/3/11 Ovenell transcriptions p. 76-7  
May 28 Pitt-Rivers delivers lecture on 'The Evolution of Culture' to Royal Institution Thompson, 1977: 40, 124  
June 9 Tylor receives DCL from University of Oxford at Encaenia. The Tylors stay with Rolleston Daily News, June 10 1875, ‘Encaenia at Oxford’; Megan Price pers comm. Lubbock also received DCL on same day
August 28-31 BAAS meeting at Bristol. Pitt-Rivers is vice-president of Biological Section. The Times 28-31 August 1875  
Unspecified   Tylor awarded DCL by the University of Oxford DNB entry  
Unspecified   The Tylors holiday in Switzerland Megan Price pers comm  


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