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Events in the history of the Pitt Rivers Museum that took place in 1909.

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Month Day Event Source of Information Notes
March No day  E.F. Bayzand dies Relational Museum timelines / Annual Report 1909
May 22 Professor Thomson writes to Balfour sending an item for Delegates meeting regarding the inadequacy of the stipend of the Curator of the PRM [ie Balfour] PRM ms collections, PRM papers Box Foundation of PRM 
June Committee established to review Balfour's stipend See January 1910 
December No day  George Kettle appointed to replace Bayzand as museum assistant Relational Museum timelines / Annual Report 1909
December No day  Tylor tenders resignation as Professor DNB entry; Times of December 10 1909 and in the Athenaeum of December 18 1909
December 1/ 8  Notice of approval of Convocation on 1.12.1909 of Balfour's appointment to post of secretary to the Delegates PRM ms collections PRM papers Box 1 Foundation of PRM
Unspecified Balfour elected president of the Museums Association Relational Museum timelines / Fran Larson pers comm
Unspecified  Francis Howe Seymour Knowles is appointed assistant to Arthur Thomson in teaching physical anthropology  Relational Museum timelines
Unspecified Barbara Freire-Marecco continues to volunteer at PRM working on the 'Magic' series Relational Museum timelines / Annual Report 1909
Unspecified Balfour appointed as examiner for Diploma in Anthropology Relational Museum timelines
Unspecified Displays worked on during the year: Stone implements, lighting, archery Relational Museum timelines / Annual Report 1909
Unspecified Balfour continues (in this and subsequent years) to give lectures to Diploma students and probationers of the Sudan Civil Service Annual Report 1909
Unspecified Diploma of Anthropology recognized by University Statute as equivalent to two pass subjects which could count towards students' Second Public Examination in the Bachelor of Arts degree. Committee for Anthropology Annual Report 1909, OUA, DC 1/2/3, paper 53
Unspecified Oxford University Anthropological Society formed, Marett is among the founder members as are ... DNB entry


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