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Events in the history of the Pitt Rivers Museum that took place in 1919.

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Go to 1918

Month Day Event Source of Information Notes
January 7 Balfour released from No 8 General Hospital Rouen after heart attack PRM Ms collections Balfour papers box 4; Frances Larson pers comm
August No day  Carline takes up duties as Assistant Curator, begins with cataloguing and labelling new acquisitions Relational Museum timelines/ Annual Report 1919
November Decree passed on 29.10.1919 and 4.11.1919 (in Convocation) reappointing Balfour untl 31.12.1926 with salary of £200 as Curator plus £300 pa from Common University Fund on condition he gives instruction to students. Also authorised maintenance grant not exceeding £300 pa PRM ms collections PRM papers Box 1 Foundation of PRM 
Unspecified Balfour reappointed as Curator for 7 years Relational Museum timelines
Unspecified Balfour reappointed Fellow at Exeter College, Oxford Relational Museum timelines
Unspecified Wilfred Susan Blackman continues to volunteer at Museum working on card catalogues Relational Museum timelines/ Annual Report 1919
Unspecified Louis Colville Gray Clarke (later director Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge) volunteers at Museum after matriculating as candidate for Diploma Relational Museum timelines/ Annual Report
Unspecified Museums Association visits Oxford for annual meeting, a 'demonstration' is given for them in the Museum Relational Museum timelines/ Annual Report 1919
Unspecified Displays worked on during the year: Stone implements, Naga shields Relational Museum timelines/ Annual Report 1919
Unspecified Thomson appointed first Dr Lee Profesor of human anatomy and student at Christ Church DNB entry


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