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Events in the history of the Pitt Rivers Museum that took place in 1923.

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Month Day Event Source of Information Notes
January 2 Balfour arrives at Mumbai Frances Larson pers comm.
January 6 Balfour sails from Mumbai for Europe Frances Larson pers comm.
January [end] Balfour arrives back in UK Frances Larson pers comm.
[Summer] Blackwood travels to Turkey, she donates a small collection of amulets and currency she makes there to PRM Frances Larson, pers comm.
October No day 12 students entered for Diploma in Anthropology course of lectures Annual Report 1923
November No day  Balfour loses one or more fingers Frances Larson pers comm; PRM ms collections J.P. Mills correspondence, letter to Balfour, 4 November 1923
Unspecified Blackwood resumes duties as Demonstrator now Dudley Buxton returns from world tour. She continues her anthropometric work with Oxfordshire women and on women students
Frances Larson, pers comm
Unspecified Beatrice Blackwood takes B.Sc degree with thesis in embryology DNB entry
Unspecified Balfour elected president of Folklore Society for 1923-4, his presidential address is about the welfare of 'primitive people' Relational Museum timelines
Unspecified Displays worked on during the year: None listed but work was done. Lower Gallery remained closed while work carried out in it Relational Museum timelines / Annual Report 1923


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