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Events in the history of the Pitt Rivers Museum that took place in 1897.

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Month Day Event Source of Information Notes
January No day Tylor lectures on Early stages of knowledge, science, magic, mythology, history in Hilary Term Alison Brown pers comm
April No day  Tylor lectures on Anthropology of social and political institutions in Trinity Term Alison Brown pers comm
April 30 Letter from Balfour making clear his responsiblities at Pitt Rivers Museum, Oxford to Pitt-Rivers L1811 S&SWM Pitt-Rivers papers
October No day  Tylor lectures on Anthropology of social, moral, and religious institutions in Michaelmas Term Alison Brown pers comm
Unspecified PRM reverted to labels printed in OUMNH Relational Museum timelines/ Annual Report 1897
Unspecified Displays worked on during the year: Musical instruments, food and water vessels, stone implements, palaeolithic implements, archery, blowguns, feather ornaments, ex-voto figures, Cook collection Relational Museum timelines/ Annual Report 1897
Unspecified 'A reference set of ferricyanide prints of all the Ethnographical negatives in the Museum has been made' Annual Report 1897
Unspecified The Tylors visit Foxwarren Park in Weybridge and see totem pole which was installed there by Bertram Buxton in 1882 Megan Price, pers comm. The owners were Fox (ie Anna Tylor) relatives


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