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Events in the history of the Pitt Rivers Museum that took place in 1926.

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Go to 1925

Month Day Event Source of Information Notes
January 21 Blackwood leaves Wellesley College and travels to Hindman, Kentucky Frances Larson pers comm. 
March 10 Blackwood arrives at Berea, Kentucky Frances Larson pers comm.
March 24 Blackwood arrives at Johnson City, Tennessee, at end of March she moves to Philadelphia, then Atlantic City, then Wellesley where she stays till 13.4.1926 when she moves to Cleveland Ohio Frances Larson pers comm.
[Spring] Balfour visits Egypt PRM ms collections J.P. Mills correspondence, 2 February 1926 and 20 June 1926
May 12 Blackwood arrives at Sante Fe, New Mexico where she stays about a month, visiting Albuquerque from 21 May to 4 June Frances Larson pers comm. 
June 13 Blackwood arrives in Phoenix, Arizona, she also visits Tucson Frances Larson pers comm.
July 13 Blackwood visits Grand Canyon, she works in Arizona for rest of month, spending August travelling round SW USA Frances Larson pers comm.
August No day  Lower Gallery reopens for BAAS meeting at Oxford which visits museum Relational Museum timelines/ Annual Report 1925
December 19 Blackwood in Chicago Frances Larson pers comm. 
Carline resigns as Assistant Curator Relational Museum timelines
Unspecified Thomas Kenneth Penniman registers as Diploma student Relational Museum timelines
Unspecified Ernest Seymour Thomas works on cataloguing and labeling objects Relational Museum timelines/ Annual Report 1926
Unspecified New model of wall cases built in Upper Gallery Relational Museum timelines/ Annual Report 1926
Unspecified Roof repaired. New heating pipes laid in museum, but problems are experienced and further work is required Relational Museum timelines/ Annual Report 1926
Unspecified Displays worked on during the year: None listed in annual report but work is done Relational Museum timelines


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