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Events in the history of the Pitt Rivers Museum that took place in 1912.

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Month Day Event Source of Information Notes
August No day  L.H. Dudley Buxton awarded Distinction in Diploma of Anthropology Peter Rivière
August No day  Beatrice Blackwood awarded 2nd class degree in English language and literature DNB entry
September by Sometime during academic year 1911-12, Blackwood meets Maria Czaplicka for the first time. She opened Blackwood's eyes to anthropological research Frances Larson pers comm.; PRM Manuscript Collections, Blackwood papers box 33, letter to Antoni Kuczynskiy, 15 March 1971
Unspecified Tylor knighted DNB entry
Unspecified Balfour reappointed Curator for further 7 years Relational Museum timelines
Unspecified Balfour resigns as secretary to the Delegates of the OUMNH Relational Museum timelines
Unspecified George Reginald Carline (1885-1932) volunteers, working on drafting list of accessions up to 1912 Relational Museum timelines / Annual Report 1912 He would later become a diploma student, see 1919
Unspecified Wilfred Susan Blackman volunteers at Museum working on fire-making and music catalogues Relational Museum timelines / Annual Report 1912
Unspecified Displays worked on during the year: Graphic art, rock / cave paintings, slings bolas lassoes, weighing appliances Relational Museum timelines / Annual Report 1912
Unspecified Delegates from the Congress of Americanists held in London visit Museum Annual Report 1912


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