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Events in the history of the Pitt Rivers Museum that took place in 1920.

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Go to 1919

Month Day Event Source of Information Notes
January No day Blackwood visits Germany, including the Völkerkunde Museum, Berlin on January 11, where she meets Professor von Luschan PRM ms collections, Blackwood papers box 21
Unspecified Beatrice Blackwood appointed Departmental Demonstrator in Dept of Human Anatomy DNB entry
Unspecified Blackwood takes her B.A. and her M.A. on the same day, in 1920, the first year that women were allowed to graduate from Oxford  Penniman 1976a: 321
Unspecified Wilfred Susan Blackman continues to volunteer at Museum working on the card catalogues Relational Museum timelines / Annual Report 1920

Unspecified Francis Howe Seymour Knowles resumes volunteering at Museum Relational Museum timelines / Annual Report
Unspecified Displays worked on during the year: Magic / charms, Neolithic series, Rosaries Relational Museum timelines / Annual Report 1920
Unspecified George Carline continues as Assistant Curator Annual Report 1920
Unspecified Dept of Social Anthropology are given notice to quit Barnett House Peter Rivière
Unspecified Women are admitted to full membership of the University of Oxford here


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