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The following are all the resources that have been tracked down for George Rolleston that might be useful in a study of his contribution to the development of anthropology, and museum anthropology at the University of Oxford

Timeline for Rolleston

Ashmolean Museum Department of Antiquities Rolleston papers [GR]

Wellcome Library for the History and Understanding of Medicine Rolleston papers [Western ms 6119]

Rolleston's obituary by the Royal Society [1881]

Rolleston's obituary in Nature  [1881]

Rolleston's obituary by the British Medical Journal [1881]

Pitt-Rivers' eulogy for Rolleston [1881]

Anthropological Institute's 'obituary' for Rolleston [Report of the Council of the Anthropological Institute of Great Britain and Ireland for 1881]

Tylor's 'Life of Dr Rolleston' [1884] (introduction to Scientific Papers and Addresses)

The Times' review of Rolleston's Scientific Papers and Addresses 17 February 1885

George Rolleston's Oxford Dictionary of National Biography 1885-1900 entry

Cartoon of Rolleston

?Poem by George MacDonald about him

E.B. Poulton's memories of Rolleston [Chapter VIII of John Viriamu Jones and other Oxford memories London: Longman, Green and Co. 1911]

Rolleston's publications (taken from Scientific Papers and Addresses [1884]) including links to some transcriptions of papers.

Link to article by Malgosia Nowak-Kemp and Yannis Galanakis 'Ancient Greek Skulls in the Oxford University Museum: George Rolleston, Oxford and the formation of the human skulls collection' Journal of the History of Collections advance access

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