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Diploma students in Anthropology, University of Oxford 1907-1945

This contains all the information known about all the diploma students who registered between 1907 and 1945. In some cases tentative attempts have been made to provide possible biographical information, but this might not be accurate.

The information was compiled by Chris Wingfield when he was working on the Relational Museum project and was augmented by Alison Petch in May 2006.

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Name College Date of Admission Qualification Biography Award Donor to the PRM?
Barbara Whitchurch Freire-Marreco Lady Margaret Hall (afterwards Somerville College) Michaelmas Term 1907 Hons. Mods (1st Class ) H.T. 1879-1967 Began to read Anthropology before Regulations were drafted attending lectures of Henry Balfourin 1905. She was deemed to have entered as a student oof anthropology from Michaelmas Term 1906. Did field work among the Hopi of Arizona. Later editor of Notes and Queries. Worked on the physical anthropology of school children in England. Various publications. Volunteered at Pitt Rivers Museum Diploma with distinction Trinity Term 1908 (Gazette, 1908, p.838) Yes
Francis Howe Seymour Knowles (Sir) Oriel (Commoner) Michaelmas Term 1907 Had completed B.A. Course 1904-7 (3rd Class Hon. ? 1907) 1886-1953 One of first three students awarded Diploma in Anthropology. He was originally to have accompanied Radcliffe-Brown on the Oxford & Cambridge expedition to Australia but pulled out for ‘domestic reasons’ [PR]. Assistant in Human Anatomy Dept. Oxford as Teacher of Physical Anthropology 1909-12. 1912 he started fieldwork with the Iroquiois in Canada. Returned to Oxford and concentrated his research on stone tool technology, volunteering at the Pitt Rivers Museum Not known Yes
James Arthur Harley Jesus Michaelmas Term 1907 L.L.B. 1902, BA 1906, Harvard University Admitted B.Litt. Student in Theology, Oxford, October 1907 Dates unknown. One of first three students awarded Diploma in Anthropology Research work submitted at time of examination on Japanese Shintoism and its Rationale. Born in Antiqua and educated at Harvard. He later worked as a curate in Leicestershire and Kent. Diploma Trinity Term 1909 Yes
Frédéric Charles Joseph Marius Barbeau Oriel (Rhodes Scholar) Michaelmas Term 1907 Degrees in Litt. Hum, Science and Law, Laval University Quebec, Canada. 1883 - 1968 (?9). Research work submitted at time of examination 'Totemism of N.W. Coast Tribes of N. America'. Appointed Canada (Anthropological Division of the Geological Survey, Ottawa) 1911, worked 1911-12. National Museum, Ottawa, Canada. Fieldwork, Canadian 'Indians' + Quebec habitants. Various books include. "Indian Days in the Canadian Rockies" (1923). Died 27 March 1969. Was one the first people to be given the title ‘Champion of the Order of Canada’. The title of the research work submitted appears to be the same as that of his B.Sc. [PR] Diploma Trinity Term 1910 No
Wilson Dallam Wallis Wadham (Rhodes Scholar) 1908 BA With distinction in Phil. Psychol., Law, Dickinson College Maryland, U.S.A. 1886-1970. The title of his B.Sc. thesis was: ‘The conditions psychological and sociological of the development of the individual amongst peoples of rudimentary culture’ (Gazette 1908–9: 687–8). [PR] Geological Survey of Canada, Anthropological Dept. Professor of Anthropology, University of Minnesota. Author of numerous books about North American peoples. Diploma Trinity Term 1910 No
Diamond Jenness Balliol Michaelmas Term 1908 MA 1st Class. Hon. University of New Zealand 1886-1969 Chief Anthropological Division, Canadian National Museum, Ottawa. Numerous works on Inuit. Field work in New Guinea, & among Inuit. Consulting Anthropologist to Bureau of Indian Affairs in Canada. Delegate of Canadian Govternment to 4th Pacific Scientific Congress in Java, Chairman at 5th Congress President Archaeological Society of America. Jenness material in the University of Oxford archives (DC 1/3/1-2). [PR] Diploma Trinity Term 1910 Yes
Solomon Lee Van Meter Exeter Hilary Term 1909 Not known 1888 - 1937? Transylvania and Iowa University Inventor of the pack parachute and ejector seat Not known No
Robert Sutherland Rattray Exeter 1909 1. Cert. Scotch Ed. Dept. Eng 9 higher grade), Lat. Math (Lower Grade). 2. Govt certs for high proficiency in Nyanja + Hausa langs. 3. His book 'Chi-Nyanja Tales.' 1881-1938 Assistant Commissioner and District Commissioner, Gold Coast. B.Sc. D.Sc. Government Anthropologist in Ashanti. Publications: Ashanti Proverbs; Ashanti; Ashanti Art & Religion; Ashanti Laws and Constitution. Killed in gliding accident Diploma June 1914 Yes
Edward Gabriel Piotrowski Non. Collection. Michaelmas Term 1909 Resp. Dates and biography unknown Not known No
Henry Percival James St Johns 1910 Not known Dates unknown Assistant Commissioner, Southern Nigeria. [Killed by locals in the execution of his duty in Nigeria] Not known No
Oscar Ferris Watkins All Souls 1910 M.A. Assistant District Commissioner, Brit. East Africa. 1877-1943 Research work submitted at time of examination - Report on Land Tenure in British East Africa. Worked in Transvaal Civil Service and British East Africa Protectorate Service. Deputy Chief Native Commissioner Diploma with distinction 1913 Yes
Paul Dominic Wilmot Lincoln (Rhodes Scholar) Michaelmas Term 1910 Oxford Sen. Lat. + Greek (in March) = Resp. Killed in action April 25, 1918 Certificate Physical Anthropology Trinity Term 1911, Diploma Trinity Term 1912 No
Grover Cleveland Huckaby Wadham (Rhodes Scholar) Michaelmas Term 1910 Status of Junior Student Dates unknown. Director Welfare Dept., Magistrates' Court, New York Not known No
Earnest Albert Hooton University (Rhodes Scholar) Michaelmas Term 1910 Status of Junior Student 1887-1954 Professor of Physical Anthropology, University of Harvard. "Up from the Ape". Hooton gave instruction in physical anthropology in the year he was working for his Diploma and B.Litt. Diploma with Distinction Trinity Term 1912 No
Phillip Highma Queen's (Commoner) Michaelmas Term 1910 B.A. (2nd Class. Hon. Hist.) Dates and biography unknown Diploma Trinity Term 1911 No
Dorothea Pughe-Jones Somerville Michaelmas Term 1910 2nd Class. Hon. Hist, 1900 (equiv. To B.A. status; hence residence not required) Dates and detailed biography unknown. Worked in South Africa as teacher may also have written handbook on history of Wales Not known No
Paul Hunter Doré Dodge Not a member of University Hilary Term 1911 LL.D., B.Phil. University of Chicago, U.S.A. Dates and biography unknown Certificate Cultural Anthropology (Social). Trinity Term 1911 No
Martha Fleming Not known Hilary Term 1911 Assistant Professor of Education, University of Chicago, USA. Dates and biography unknown Not known No
Edward Kirkby Not a member of University (At Ruskin College) Hilary Term 1911 Specially recommended as of industry and ability [Failed in Certificaion. Examination Cultural Anthropology (Social) Trinity Term 1911] Not known No
Albert Guy Pawson Christ Church Hilary Term 1911 B.A. (2nd Class. Hon. Hist.) Was taking the special course in Anthropology arranged for Sudan Probationers. 1888-1986 Sudan Probationer. Biography unknown Certificate I Cultural Anthropology (Social.) Hilary Term 1911 No
George Lewis Monk Corpus Christi Hilary Term 1911 M.A.(3rd Class Lit. Hum.) Assistant Commissioner, Northern Nigeria. [Took Course by permission of Colonial Office in lieu of Course at Imperial Institute] Certifcate in Cultural Anthropology (Social), Hilary Term 1911 Yes
Leonard Halford Dudley Buxton Exeter (Open Class Scholar) Hilary Term 1911 Hon. Class. Mods. (3rd class) 1889 - 1939 Sudan Wellcome Expedition 1912. Cyprus 1913-14; Captain Royal Artillery; Malta 1920. Albert Kal Travelling Fellow 1921, Canada 1924, Kish 1925, Cyprus 1926. Reader in Physical Anthropology 1927. Books: 'The Eastern Road', 'Primitive taboos', 'People of Asia'. He was a Fellow and Bursar of Exeter College. [PR] Certificate Cultural Anthropology. (Social) Trinity Term 1911. Diploma with Distinction Yes
Melville William Hilton-Simpson Exeter (Commoner) Michaelmas Term 1911 Resp. etc. Also Exploration in Africa 1881 - 1938 On November 28 1913 granted status of research-student carrying out scientific work under the auspices of the Committee for Anthropology. Captain Royal Army Service Ccrps. Field work in Congo + in Aures Mts. Numerous publications in periodicals + book form include. "The Aures Mountains". Not known Yes
Mary Czaplicka aka Marie Antoinette Czaplicka Somerville Michaelmas Term 1911 Teacher's Certificate for geography, Librarian; Secretary of Geographical Section Warsaw 1884-1921 Granted status of research student - carrying out scientific work under the auspices of the Committee for Anthropology - November 28 1913. Field work in Northern Siberia. Lectures in Ethnology, Bristol. Numerous publications include "Aboriginal Siberia". "The Turks of Central Asia'. She committed suicide and is buried at Wolvercote. [PR] Diploma Trinity Term 1912 Yes
Anna Fischer Not known Michaelmas Term 1911 PhD. University of Prague Dates and biography unknown Certificate in Cultural Anthropology. June 1914.
Katherine Scoresby-Routledge Somerville Michaelmas Term 1911 2nd cl. Hon. Hist(1895) 1866 - 1935 "The Mystery of Easter Island" "With a Prehistoric People" "The Akikuyu" (with husband) Died 18 December 1936 [Entered for, but did not take, examination Trinity Term 1912] Not known Yes
Osbert Guy Stanhope Crawford Keble Michaelmas Term 1911 B.A. 1886 - 1957 Ordinance Survey, Southampton, Archaeology Officer. Wellcome Expedition to Sudan. "The Andover District" "Essex from the Air," Diploma Trinity Term 1912 Yes
Charles William Berry Littlejohn New (Rhodes Scholar) Michaelmas Term 1911 B.A. (1st Class, Physiol 1911) Dates and biography unknown [Theodore Williams Scholar in Human Anatomy, 1912] Diploma with Distinction Trinity Term 1912 No
Henry Kenneth Fry Balliol (Rhodes Scholar) Michaelmas Term 1911 B.Sc. Adelaide [B.Sc. Oxon 1912] 1886 - 1959
Anthropologist and medical practitioner. For more information about his life please consult
Australian Dictionary of Biography.
Diploma with Distinction Trinity Term 1912 Yes
Don Martino de Zilva Wicksemasinghe Jesus Hilary Term 1912 Hon. M.A., University [possibly de Silva Wickremasinghe] Lecturer in Tamil & Telgu, Ceylon Not known No
Vasile George Ispir Hilary Term 1912 Licentiate in Theology, University of Bucharest. 1886-? Educated at Bucharest, Berlin and Oxford. Research work submitted at time of examination 'Notes & Essays relating to comparative religion.' Varatec, Neamtu, Roumania. Professor of Theology Diploma, 1913 No
Margaret Brackenbury Crook Oxford Home Students Hilary Term 1912 London Intermediate with Latin Prze 1886-1972 University of London B.A. Later Minister of the Unitarian and Liberal Christian Churches Asociate professor, Smith College, USA Certificate in Social Anthropology, 1913. Diploma with distinction June 1914- No
Mary Poyntz Oxford Home Students Hilary Term 1912 Research Scholar, Columbia University. N.Y., U.S.A. [Entered for, but did not take, Examination Trinity Term 1912] Dates and biography unknown Not known No
Leonard Fielding Nalder Corpus Christi Hilary Term 1912 B.A. 2nd Class Hon. Hist. 1910 1888 - 1958 Sudan Probationer. Colonial Governor, Sudan Certificate with Distinction in Cultural Anthropology. (Social) Trinity Term 1912 No
Llewelyn Arthur Hugh-Jones St. John's Hilary Term 1912 B.A. 2nd Class Lit. Hum 1911 Egyptian Probationer. Ministry of Finance, Cairo, Egypt Certificate in Cultural Anthropology (Social), Trinity Term 1912 No
Donald Victor Newhall Lincoln Hilary Term 1912 Resp. L Pass Mods. Research work submitted at time of examination 'Maps, notes, essays.' Portrait Painter. New York Dates and biography unknown Diploma 1913 No
Hubert Frank Mathews Jesus Hilary Term 1912 B.A. (2nd Math. Mods, 1907, 3rd Phys. 1909) Assistant Commissioner, Northern Nigeria. [Took course by permission of Colonial Office in lieu of Government Course] Certificate in Cultural Anthropology (Social) Trinity Term 1912. Diploma with Distinction June 18, 1925 Yes
Cyril Henry Fiennes Clinton Davenport Not known 1912 P. Mods c. 1888 - died during the Long Vacation, 1912 Not known Yes
Hannah Byrne Somerville Michaelmas Term 1912 1st Class. Geol. 1909 Gazeteer of Native Tribes of Australia (not published) Diploma with Distinction 1913 No
Winifred Susan Blackman Michaelmas Term 1912 Recommended as industrious and intelligent student by Dr Seligman ? - 1950. Prepared card catalogues as volunteer at PRM 1912-1920. Granted status of Research Student, 1920, for carrying out scientific work in Egypt under the auspices of the Committee for Anthropology. Status of Research Student in Anthropology renewed in 1921 for continuing her work in Egypt. Librarian in Dept. of Social Anthropology. Part of Wellcome Expedition to Egypt 1927-31 "The Fallabin of Upper Egypt" Diploma. June 1915. Yes
Hugh Kingsley Ward New (Rhodes Scholar) Michaelmas Term 1912 1887 - 1972 Bacteriologist. Educated University of Sydney [MB] taught at Oxford, Harvard and Sydney Diploma 1913. No
Wilfred Dyson Hambly Jesus Michaelmas Term 1912 1st class. Hon. 1886 - ? Research work submitted at time of examination 'Various notebooks in physical, technological, and social anthropology' Special Essay on tattooing. Curator of African Ethnology and Archaeology, Field Museum of Natural history, Chicago. "The History of Tattooing & its Significance." African Anthropology, Ethnology of Africa, Ovimbundu (Angola). Died 1962 Diploma 1913 No
Alan Herbert Coltart Exeter Michaelmas Term 1912 M.A. Dates and biography unknown. There is the Coltart Scholarship in Anthropology at Exeter College. Diploma June 1914 Yes
George Reginald Carline Exeter Michaelmas Term . 1912 Strongly recommended as promising student by Dr. Bradley, etc. Assistant in PRM. Curator of Bankfield Museum, Halifax. Excavated in Egypt Diploma June 1914 Yes
Alexander Traies Schofield Exeter Michaelmas Term 1912 P.Mods Dates and biography unknown Not known No
Donald Hugh Wippell Exeter Hilary Term 1913 B.A. 1909 Dates and biography unknown Not known No
Joseph Henry Powell Hertford Hilary Term 1913 P.Mods Research work submitted at time of examination 'Paper om Hookswinging in India.' Reverend, Nailsea,. Bristol Certificate in Social Anthropology, 1913. No
Bernard Tomkin Holden Not known Hilary Term 1913 B.A. Dates and biography unknown Not known No
Horace Bidwell English Pembroke (Rhodes Scholar) Hilary Term 1913 Status of Junior Student 1892 - 1961 Psychologist Certificate in Social Anthropology, 1913 No
Llewelyn Slingsby Bethell University Hilary Term 1913 B.A. (3rd Class. Lit. Hum) Dates and biography unknown Poet Not known No
Percy Ball Magdalen Hilary Term 1913 B.A. Dates and biography unknown Certificate in Social Anthropology, 1913 No
Robert Vickers Bardsley Merton Hilary Term 1913 B.A. 1890-1952 Entered but did not take examination, 1913. Not known No
Alexander Evelyn Cardew Balliol Hilary Term 1913 B.A. Dates and biography unknown Not known No
William ?Inkersale Cheesman Wadham Hilary Term 1913 B.A. Linked to Seligman, ?archaeologist Not known Yes
Henry David Crook Craig Lincoln Hilary Term 1913 Not known Dates and biography unknown. Reported to have died 1924 Certificate in Social Anthropology, 1913. No
James Elmslie Henderson Magdalen Hilary Term 1913 Not known Dates and biography unknown Not known No
George Colby Hawkins Borely Balliol Hilary Term 1913 Not known Dates and biography unknown Not known No
Samuel George Haus Bürger New Hilary Term 1913 Not known Dates and biography unknown Not known No
Angus Graham New Hilary Term 1913 Not known 1892 - 1979. Royal Commission Ancient Historic Monuments (Scotland) Forester Not known Yes
Percy Robert Diggle University 1913 B.A. Entered but did not take examination, 1913. Assistant District Commissioner, West Africa. Dates unknown Not known No
Edgar Stanley Pembleton Christ Church 1913 B.A. Entered but did not take examination, 1913. Assistant District Commissioner, West Africa. Dates unknown Not known Yes
Edward Elvell Potter Christ Church 1913 B.A. Assistant District Commissioner, West Africa. Dates unknown Not known No
Edwin Cross Not known 1913 Not known Treasury Dept., Southern Nigeria. Dates and biography unknown Not known No
?Mura Frances Bayly Oxford Home Students 1913 Leaving cert. Scotch ed. Dept., recommended by warded of ?Cornell Univeristy as intelligent student who has done field work in the Pacific ?Member of American Geographical Society. Worked in New Zealand. Dates and biography unknown Diploma 1914 No
Frederick John Richards Exeter Trinity Term 1913 M.A. (I.C.S.) Indian Civil Service, various publications on Dravidians. Collected archaeological specimens in India Not known Yes
Paul Shuffrey Lincoln Trinity Term 1913 B.A. 1889-1955. Assistant District Commissioner, Sierra Leone. Editor and publisher Not known No
Charles Kingsley Meek Brasenose 1-Sep-13 B.A. 1885-1965. Anthropologist and colonial administrator. Assistant District Commissioner, West Africa. District Officer Census Commissioner, Nigeria, 1921. "The Norther Tribes of Nigeria," 1925 "A Sudanese Kingdom", 1931, "Law & Authority in a Nigerian Tribe, 1937." D.Sc. Nigerian Administrative Service 1912-33, Resident. 1925-1933 was Government Anthropologist. He was appointed to a lecturership at Oxford in 1947 to teach colonial cadets. He did not stay long and was replaced by Mary Douglas in 1950. [PR] Not known Yes
Boris de Chrustchoff Lincoln Michaelmas Term 1913 Not known 1892-1969 Worked as bookseller, dealer and collector Not known Yes
Vivian Spencer Lord Michaelmas Term 1913 Responsions: seeking appointment in West Africa Dates and biography unknown Not known No
Joseph William Horne Magdalen Michaelmas Term 1913 B.A. Seeking appointment in West Africa Dates and biography unknown Not known No
Arthur Edward Sanders Exeter Michaelmas Term 1913 Qualified for B.A. degree Dates and biography unknown Not known No
Oliver Cromwell Carmichael Wadham Michaelmas Term 1913 Rhodes Scholar. Responsions. M.A. Alabama University ?Possibly Chanceller of Vanderbilt University, USA. ?Possibly Educationalist and segregationist Diploma 1917 No
Tracy Barrett Kittredge Exeter Michaelmas Term 1913 B.A. and Fellow, University of California, U.S.A. 1891-1957 or after. Passed by Committee of Anthropology 17 October1913. U.S. Relief Commissioner in Europe. International Red Cross in Paris Diploma with Distinction. June 1914 Yes
Richard Harvey Simpson Brasenose Michaelmas Term 1913 B.A. Indiana and M.A. Harvard University, U.S.A. Passed by Committee of Anthropology 17 October1913. Dates and biography unknown Not known No
Michael William Maxwell Windle Exeter Michaelmas Term 1913 Iind Cl. Honour Class. Mods Dates and biography unknown Certificate in Cultural Anthropology. June 1914. No
Alexander Bainbridge Craddock Exeter Michaelmas Term 1913 III cl. Honour Cl. Mods Dates and biography unknown Not known No
Jervoise Graham Tayler New Michaelmas Term . 1913 1st Class Hon. Cl. Mods. Killed in action 15 May 1915 Certificate in Cultural Anthropology 1914 No
Robert Ewart Fausset Corpus Christi Michaelmas Term 1913 Not known Dates and biography unknown Not known No
James Guthrie Monteath Wadham Michaelmas Term 1913 Not known Sudan Probationer. Dates and biography unknown Certificate in Cultural Anthropology. June 1914. No
John Alexander Reid Brasenose Michaelmas Term 1913 Not known Sudan Probationer. Dates and biography unknown Certificate in Cultural Anthropology. June 1914. No
Edgar Richard Burgess Magdalen Michaelmas Term 1913 Not known Sudan Probationer. Dates and biography unknown Not known No
William Jacob Bryan Christ Church Michaelmas Term 1913 Not known Sudan Probationer. Dates and biography unknown Not known No
Arthur Selborne Jelf Exeter Michaelmas Term 1913 M.A. (Malay States) 1876-1947. Colonial Secretary, Jamaica, Malaysia and Singapore Not known No
Clement A. Miles Exeter Michaelmas Term 1913 Not known Author of "Christmas in Ritual and tradition," Dates and biography unknown Not known No
Percy Otto St Clair Wilbraham Perryman Balliol Michaelmas Term 1913 B.A. Status Assistant Commissioner Uganda Protectorate. Died in 1932 Not known Yes
Henry Noel Kempthorne Not known Michaelmas Term 1913 Not known Captain Reserve of officers. Special Service in British East Africa. Dates and biography unknown Not known Yes
John Turnbull Kemp Exeter Hilary Term 1914 P. Mods Colonial Office Candidate. Dates and biography unknown Not known No
Graham Fletcher Hodgson Not known Hilary Term 1914 Not known District Officer, (Southern) Nigeria. Dates and biography unknown Not known No
Arthur Hudson Stocks Oriel Hilary Term 1914 3rd class, Lit. Hum. District Officer, West Africa. Dates and biography unknown Not known No
Humphrey John Thewks Johnson Christ Church Hilary Term 1914 Matric. Oct. 1909, Pass mods A1, B3, B6 Dates and biography unknown Certificate in Physical Anthropology with Distinction June 1915, Certificate in Ethnology & Sociology June 1915, Diploma with distinction. June 1916. No
David Hedog Jones Jesus 1914 M.A. Headmaster of the Boy's Secondary School, Granada, West Indies (Government Service) Dates and biography unknown Not known No
Harry William Thomas Armstrong Jesus 1914 2nd class Hon. Mods. Dates and biography unknown Not known No
Charles Sanford Ward Christ Church 1914 Responsions Dates and biography unknown Not known No
Waclaw de Rostkowski Marcon's Hall 1914 Chem. Zool. Bot. Prelims Dates and biography unknown Not known No
Arthur Maurice Hocart Exeter 1914 B.A. 1884-1939. Fieldwork in Fiji stayed on as headmaster. Curator of Antiquities, Ceylon; Professor of Sociology, Cairo. 'Kingship' 1927, 'Progress of Man', 'Kings and Councillors'. Arthur Maurice Hocart read Greats at Exeter, where presumably Marett was his tutor, and studied psychology with Wilde’s Reader in Mental Philosophy, William McDougall who had been a member of the Torres Straits expedition. On coming down, Hocart joined the Percy Sladen Trust Expedition to the Pacific, and when he enrolled on the Diploma course in 1914 he had completed six years of fieldwork. As a Diploma student, not only did he deliver a course of lectures on ‘Problems in Anthropology’ but also served as deputy Wilde’s Reader for a term while McDougall was away. [PR] Not known Yes
Charles Alexander Henderson Exeter 1914 B.A. - I.C.S. Indian Civil Service. Dates and biography unknown Not known No
John George Stevenson (Reverend) Exeter Michaelmas Term 1914 Queen's University of Belfast, B.A. (2nd class, Hist, Law) Dates and biography unknown Not known No
William Hubbs Mechling Not known Michaelmas Term 1914 M.A., Harvard University, B.S., M.A. University of Pennsylvania [Worked on Zapotec languages] Dates and biography unknown. Author 'The Indian Linguistic Stocks of Oaxaca, Mexico' Diploma, June 1916 Yes
Walter Carl Barnes Lincoln Michaelmas Term 1914 Pass Mods A & B Dates and biography unknown Not known No
Edwin Oliver James (Reverend) Exeter Michaelmas Term 1914 Priest's Orders (with Prel. Exam including Latin and Greek), F.C.S. 1886-1972 Professor of History and Philosophy of Religion, University of London and Leeds 'Primitive Ritual & Belief' 1916.'Introduction to Anthropology' 1919. 'The Stone Age' 1927. 'The Beginnings of Man' 1928. 'The Origins of Sacrifice' 1933. 'The Old Testament in the light of Anthropology' 1935. 'The Origins of Religion' 1937 etc. At the end of his life he was Chaplain at All Souls.[PR] Certificate in physical Anthropology. June 1915. Diploma. June 1916. Yes
Thomas Humfrey Vines Jesus Hilary Term 1915 M.A. (allowed on term for anthropological work done at Harvard University) Dates and biography unknown Diploma. June 1915. Yes
Constance Jenkinson (Mrs) Not known Hilary Term 1915 admitted by committee on strength of mod. Languages etc. Dates and biography unknown. Died while preparing for B.Sc. In Magic and Medicine Diploma. June 1916 No
Phillip Henry Brodie Worcester 1915 qualified for B.A. (Pass) from University of Arkansas, Rhodes Scholar Dates and biography unknown Diploma. June 1916. No
Joseph Fawcett (Rev.) Exeter (NB Finally did not join) Trinity Term 1915 M.A., University of Durham Dates and biography unknown Not known No
Madeleine Elise Holland (Mrs) Oxford Home Students Michaelmas Term 1915 S. African University Intermediate Arts. 1874 - 1922, while working for B. Sc. on the Bantu. Poet. Dates and biography unknown Certificate in Physical Anthropology, 1916. Diploma with Distinction, 1917. Yes
Madeleine LaVie Platts (Mrs) Michaelmas Term 1915 B.A. Trinity College Dublin. Honours English Oxford. Dates and biography unknown Not known No
Marion Alice Nona Marshall St. Hugh;s Michaelmas Term 1915 Final Honours School of English Dates and biography unknown Not known No
Rosalind Louisa Beaufort Moss Oxford Home Students Hilary Term 1916 Oxford Senior Locals, Honours; Higher Cert. French (distinction) & German 1890-1990. Egyptologist and bibliographer. Excavated in Jersey with RR Marett. Diploma with Distinction, 1917. Yes
Cecilia Mostyn Field Somerville 1916 Cambridge Previous - Equivalent to Resp. Possibly daughter of Arthur Mostyn Field, Dates and biography unknown Not known No
Edward Humphrey Lane Poole Balliol 1916 B.A. (Rhodesian Service). Provincial Commissioner, Barotse Province, Northern Rhodesia November 1937. Commissioner Livingstone. Various publications in Journals and books Dates unknown Not known Yes
Vigo Auguste Demant Exeter 1916 (Manchester College), B.Sc. Durhman University 1893-1983? Priest in London and Oxford, also social philosopherand theologian. Also educated at the Sorbonne and Armstrong College, Eventually Regius Professor of Moral and Pastoral Theology at Oxford Certficate in Physical Anthropology with Distinction 1917, Certificate in Cultural Anthropology 1917, Diploma in Technology (to complete Diploma Exam), 1920. Yes
Marguerite Muriel Culpeper Pollard/Polland Oxford Home Students 1916 Honour School of English, Dipl. Of Education Dates and biography unknown Diploma in 1917 Yes
Félicie Marshall (Mrs) Lady Margaret Hall 1916 Honour School of English. Dates and biography unknown Not known No
Margery Christina Huckett Lady Margaret Hall 1916 Hon. Class. Mods. Dates and biography unknown Diploma in Anthropology, 1918 No
Beatrice Mary Blackwood Somerville Michaelmas Term 1916 Hon. Sch. Eng. Litt. 1912 1889-1975. M.A. 1920 (Earned 1912) B.Sc. 1923 (Anatomy). Demonstrator in Ethnology. Laura Spelman Rockefeller Memorial Fellow 1924-27. Field work in North America, Melanesia and England. "Both Sides of the Buka Passage" Certificate in Cultural Anthropology. 1917. Diploma with Distinction 1918 Yes
Velizar Vladimivovitch Godjevatz New 1917 Serbian Govt. "Vishi Tetchajuis Ispit" = Maturitatspuafung Dates and biography unknown Not known No
Helen de Guerry de Lauret Simpson Oxford Home Students Trinity Term 1917 B2 etc. 1897-1940. Australian, writer Not known No
Robert de Jersey Fleming-Struthers Exeter Michaelmas Term 1917 M.A., B.Sc. Dates and biography unknown Certificate in Cultural Anthropology (Social Anthropology) 1918 No
Kavalam Mathava Panikkar Christ Church Michaelmas Term 1917 Mod. Hist. Honours (1st Class), Oxford 1895-1963. First Editor of the Hindustan Times and worked in various States administrations, after independence worked as diplomat. After retiring he became Vice-Chancellor of several universities in India Certificate in Cultural (Social) Anthropology with Distinction, 1918. No
Basanta Kumar Mallik Exeter Michaelmas Term 1917 Law, Honours, Oxford. 1879-1958 Philosopher. Academic at Oxford, interested in conflict Certificate in Cultural (Social) Anthropology 1918. Certificate in Physical Anthropology, 1918. Diploma, 1919. No
Helen Juliet Rachel Fox Oxford Home Students Michaelmas Term 1917 Has read Mod. Hist. Sch. Admitted by committee, oct. 19, 1917 Dates and biography unknown Diploma, 1918 No
Margaret Agnes Westlake St. Hugh's Michaelmas Term 1917 Pass. Mods. Daughter of Ernest Westlake, donor to Pitt Rivers Museum. Dates and biography unknown Certificate in Physical Anthropology, 1918. Diploma, 1919. No
Dragutin Subotic St. John's Michaelmas Term 1917 Ph.D. Munich. Serbian Refugee Student. Admitted October 19, 1917. King's College London. 1887-1952 Educated at the Universities of Belgrade & Munich. In 1916 came to live in Britain as the result of World War One. From 1916 -0 1919 worked as a supervisor of Serbian students at Oxford University. In 1919 appointed lecturer in Serbo-Croat at School of Slavonic Studies, King's College London, remained in this post until retirement in 1942. He also worked for the Yugoslav Legation as a cultural attaché. Not known No
Marjory Sophie West St. Hilda's Michaelmas Term 1917 Pan B.D., Lond. Possibly the first woman to gain the London BD and a former Birkbeck Continuing Education lecturer in Biblical Studies Not known No
Vadaka Kurupath Raman Menon Hertford Hilary Term 1918 B.A. Possibly forester. Dates and biography unknown Certificate in Cultural (Social) Anthropology, 1918 Yes
Wulfstan ?Natham Exeter Hilary Term 1918 Hon. Moderations (Classica) Dates and biography unknown Certificate in Cultural (Social) Anthropology, 1918 No
John Eric Langdon-Davies St. John's Hilary Term 1918 Resp. I excused Mods. Lecture Tour in America. Possibly 1897-1971 and journalist and war correspondent Certificate in Cultural (Social) Anthropology 1918. Certificate in Physical Anthropology, 1918. No
Sidney Herbert Scott (Rev.) St. John's Trinity Term 1918 B.Litt. Oxon, M.A. of Durham Dates and biography unknown Not known No
Nina Margaret Ruffer Somerville Trinity Term 1918 Resp. French ?group Died of Influenza August 1919 Not known Yes
Rachel Spenser Tidderman Oxford Home Students Michaelmas Term 1918 Higher Cert. (french). Cambridge Senior Dates and biography unknown Not known No
Constance Rina Langdon-Davies [Mrs] Somerville Hilary Term 1919 History Prelims Dates and biography unknown, possibly married to 128? Possibly artist and believer in Bahai faith and died 1954 Not known No
Donald Swain Wintersgill Exeter Hilary Term 1919 Mil Service Dates and biography unknown Certificate in Cultural (Social) Anthropology, 1919 No
Louis Colville Gray Clarke Exeter Hilary Term 1919 B.A. Camb. 1881-1960 Curator of Archaeology & Ethnology, Downing Street, Cambridge. Director, Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge. Not known Yes
Arthur James Willis Exeter Hilary Term 1919 Military Service Dates and biography unknown Certificate in Cultural (Social) Anthropology, 1919 No
Henry Mullinor Morris Exeter Hilary Term 1919 Military Service Dates and biography unknown No
Clifford Henry Benn Kitchin Exeter Hilary Term 1919 Military Service 1895-1967 Novelist Certificate in Cultural (Social) Anthropology, 1919 No
Eric John Horatio Edenborough Lincoln Trinity Term 1919 B.A. 1893-1965 Clerk, House of Commons Not known No
Thomas Downing Kendrick Oriel Trinity Term 1919 Prel. Sci. 1895-1979. Keeper, Dept. British Mediaeval Antiquities, Director, British Museum Diploma with Distinction Trinity Term 1920 No
Barry Lappage Garrard Exeter Trinity Term 1919 B.A. London University Research work submitted at time of examination :- (1) An Exercise in the Comparative Method: The principles of blood-letting among the English from the Earliest Times. (2) An Exercise in Ethnological Method: Distribution of race and culture in Melanesia. (3) An Analysis of the materials relating to the Distribution of Palaeolithic Man. Dates and biography unknown Diploma in Anthropology, 1920 No
Edward Laurence Hyde Exeter Trinity Term 1919 Military Service Dates and biography unknown Certificate in Physical Anthropology, Trinity Term 1920, Diploma, 1921. No
William Walter Negley Merton Hilary Term 1919 Captain. Federal Artillery U.S. Army Dates and biography unknown Not known No
George Duncan Kirkpatrick Mansfield Hilary Term 1919 Chaplain U.S. Army Dates and biography unknown Not known No
Margaret Morgan Powell Oxford Home Students Hilary Term 1919 Diploma in Geography Dates and biography unknown Not known No
Alfred Clair Underwood (Rev.) Mansfield Hilary Term 1919 M.A. Oxon. And B.D. Lond. 1885-1948 Published book on Shintoism, India and religious matters Not known No
Gerald Legh Malins McElligott Hertford 1919 Military. Service (Captain Special Reserve) 1897-1972 Surgeon Not known No
Francis Edgar Williams Balliol Michaelmas Term 1919 Hon. Class. B.A. 1st class, Adelaide University 1893-1943 Government Anthropologist. Port Moresby, Papua. 'Orokaiva Magic', 'Orokaiva', 'Papuans of the Trans-Fly', many shorter reports. Killed in aeroplane accident, New Guinea Diploma in Anthropology with Distinction, Trinity Term 1920 Yes
William Edward Morris Exeter Michaelmas Term 1919 Military Service in lieu of Resp. Dates and biography unknown Not known No
Louis Marie Riviére Not known Michaelmas Term 1919 Admitted under stat. Viii. Sect. Xvi. 3. Over 25 and of good character. Licencé a lettres, Université de Paris. Souvets Evangelique 1913 Dates and biography unknown Diploma in Anthropology Trinity Term 1920 No
Don José Maria Batista y Roca Exeter Michaelmas Term 1919 Licenciado en Filosofie, Univeritad de Barcelona Professor at Barcelona. Dates and biography unknown Diploma in Anthropology Trinity Term 1920 No
Robert Douglas Downes (Rev) Corpus Christi Michaelmas Term 1919 M.A. Dates and biography unknown Not known No
Charles Woodehouse Williams Oriel Michaelmas Term 1919 Not known Sudan Probationer. Dates and biography unknown Not known No
Ian Meredith Bruce-Gardyne Balliol Michaelmas Term 1919 B.A. Sudan Probationer. Dates and biography unknown Not known No
Brian Kennedy Cook Worcester Michaelmas Term 1919 Not known Sudan Probationer. Dates and biography unknown Not known No
Gerard Bruce Crole University Michaelmas Term 1919 B.A. Sudan Probationer. ?1894-1965 Possibly same person who served in Royal Flying Corps and became solicitor after war Not known No
Douglas Newboldt Oriel Michaelmas Term 1919 Not known Sudan Probationer. Dates and biography unknown Not known No
George Howells Jesus Hilary Term 1920 M.A. Christ's College, Cambridge; B.Litt., Oxford. Dates and biography unknown Not known No
George Henry Green Exeter Hilary Term 1920 B.Sc. Lond. Dates and biography unknown Certificate in Cultural Anthropology (Social Anthropology with Distinction, Trinity Term 1920) No
Brahmadeo Prasad Jamnar Jesus Hilary Term 1920 Resp. with Add. Subjt. Dates and biography unknown Not known No
John Wilfrid Walker Pembroke Hilary Term 1920 Hon. Mods. 2nd class. Dates and biography unknown Not known No
John Seaforth Marten-Harvey Christ Church Hilary Term 1920 Military Service (4 1/2 years) Dates and biography unknown Certificate in Cultural (Social) Anthropology, June 1921. Certificate in Cultural (Technology) Anthropology, June 1922. Yes
Mario Pinto Levy Trinity Hilary Term 1920 Resp. Mods. Mil. Service Dates and biography unknown Not known No
Mary Angela Mond Lady Margaret Hall Hilary Term 1920 Resp. Possibly 1901-1937. Possibly married Clifford Willoughby Hordern Not known No
William Montgomery McGovern Christ Church Hilary Term 1920 Ph.D. Tokio (Anthrop. Research Scholar to Japanese Govt.) 1897-1964. School of Oriental Studies, London Institution. Original Work sent in at Examination - "Native Tribes of Formosa" "To Lhasa in Disguise" Travelled extensively in Asia. Returned to USA as Assistant Curator of the Anthropology Department at Chicago's Field Museum of Natural History. In 1929
appointed Associate Professor of Political Science at Northwestern University; promoted to full
professor 1936 held position until death
Not known No
Charles Kingsley Meek see entry No.68 Brasenose Trinity Term 1920 B.A. Oxon., District Officer, Nigeria Service. Not known Yes
Eion Pelly Donaldson Oriel Trinity Term 1920 Lit. Hum (Shortened Course) India Office 1896-1963 Biography unknown Not known No
Aylam Subramanier Panchabagesa Ayyar Not known Michaelmas Term 1920 Hist. Previous Dates and biography unknown Not known No
Kumara Padma Sivasankara Menon Christ Church Michaelmas Term 1920 Hist. Previous 1898-1982 Diplomat Not known No
Francis Bacon Lothrop Trinity Michaelmas Term 1920 3 years course at Harvard, including Anthropology Dates and biography unknown. Could have collected whaling prints Diploma in anthropology, June 1921. No
Ruth Wedgwood Doggett Lady Margaret Hall Michaelmas Term 1920 B.A. Harvard Dates and biography unknown. Possibly married Clarence Kennedy and became professor of art history at Smith University Not known No
Janey Blair McGovern Oxford Home Students Michaelmas Term 1920 B. Litt. Shorten College, Georgia, U.S.A. Dates and biography unknown. Relative of 164? Diploma in Anthropology, June 1921 Yes
Isabel Marjorie Russell Oxford Home Students Michaelmas Term 1920 War service plus good school report. Admitted by Committee, oct. 15, 1920 Dates and biography unknown Diploma in Anthropology, June 1921 No
Edward Jospeh Anthony Richardson Loughzey Queen's Michaelmas Term 1920 Military Service excusing Resp. Dates and biography unknown Not known No
Alice Margaret Stevenson Somerville Michaelmas Term 1920 M.A. Oxon - M.A. D.Sc. Dublin Dates and biography unknown Not known No
Lambert Ehrlich Not known Hilary Term 1921 D.D., Prof. Designate of Comparative Religion, Univ. of Ligubhana, Jugoslavia Original Work sent in at Examination - "Religious Beliefs of Australians. Professor of Comparative Religion, Lioubliana, Jugoslavia. Priest and leader of the Stra_a (Sentinel) student organisation. Later professor at Ljubljana University. Worked for a free, independent Slovenia. Dates unknown Certificate in Cultural (Social) Anthropology with Distinction June 1921 No
Yashwant Vishnu Jakatdar Not known Hilary Term 1921 Exempted from Resp. B.A. Allahabad Dates and biography unknown Not known No
Dorothy Annie Elizabeth Garrod Oxford Home Students Trinity Term 1921 Cambridge History Tripos 1892-1968. Became Professor of Archaeology at Cambridge and first woman to hold a chair at Oxbridge. [PR] Archaeologist and prehistorian, working mostly in Asia. Published thesis as the Upper Paliolithic Age in Britain. 1926. Discovered Paleolithic child's skull, Gibraltar 1926. Published Archaeological Account (Physical anthropology by Buxton (No.21) (JRAI 1925). Further Paleolithic discoveries in Palestine, 1928. Salaimanyieh, 1928. Diploma with Distinction 1922 Yes
Frances Clare Skurray Oxford Home Students Trinity Term 1921 London University First M.B. and Inter-science exam. Dates and biography unknown Diploma with Distinction 1923 Yes
Henry Kelsall Prescot Exeter Michaelmas Term 1921 B.A. Dates and biography unknown Not known No
Herbert Livesey St. Edmund Hall Michaelmas Term 1921 B.A. 1892-1970 Priest, academic and theologian Diploma 1922 Yes
Dinnapati Sadasiva Reddi St. John's Michaelmas Term 1921 B.A. Government College, Rajahmindy, S.India. Went back to India to study his own people (Tamils). Vice-Chancellor Osmania University Diploma with Distinction 1922 No
Francis Turville-Petre Exeter Michaelmas Term 1921 Moderations and B5. 1901-1941. Excavations in Palestine, Galilee Skull 1925 Later resided in Berlin. Possibly Icelandic scholar [PR] Certificate in Physical Anthropology, 1922 Diploma, 1924. Yes
Alfred Louis Marie Honoré Queen's Michaelmas Term 1921 Moderations + B2 ?Customs, Shanghai. Dates and biography unknown Certificate. Physical Anthropology 1922: Diploma 1923 No
Eric Courtenay Haden Tebb Exeter Michaelmas Term 1921 B.A. Dates and biography unknown Not known No
William Francis Dennan Queen's Michaelmas Term 1921 Military Service - 3 years New Zealand. 1891-? Son of Makereti. Not known Yes
Subhindra Krishna Butt Not known Michaelmas Term 1921 Exempted from Resp. B.A. at Calcutta Dates and biography unknown Not known No
Arthur Christopher Carless Swayne Brasenose Hilary Term 1922 Final School of Jurisprudence, B.A. Possibly District Officer, Nigeria. Dates and biography unknown Certificate Social Anthropology 1922. Diploma (Distinction in Technology) 1929 Yes
Florence Quick Oxford Home Students Hilary Term 1922 Art Master's Cert., Bd. Of Educ., reg. Student of ? ?. Admitted by Committee March 10, 1922 Dates and biography unknown Not known No
Angus Donald Machan Exeter Hilary Term 1922 Graduate in ?Commerce, USA admitted by committee March 10 1922 Dates and biography unknown Not known No
Gérard Ernest Marie-Auge Bisson Exeter Hilary Term 1922 Lycée Exam. Classics, French, German. Letter of recommendation from President Poincaré Dates and biography unknown Not known No
David Talbot-Rice Christ Church Trinity Term 1922 School certificate + Moderations 1903-1972. B.Sc. (Physical Anthropology) Kish 1924-5, Cyprus 1926, Constantinople 1926-7, 1927-28. Professorof art, University of Edinburgh Diploma 1924 No
Mary McInnes Oxford Home Students Trinity Term 1922 Diploma in Geography Dates and biography unknown Certificate Physical Anthropology. 1922 No
Charlotte Muriel Roach Oxford Home Students Trinity Term 1922 Pass Mods, Dates and biography unknown Certficate Social Anthropology. 1924. No
Henry Kirke Macomber Christ Church Michaelmas Term 1922 Economics - one year Dates and biography unknown [Failed twice!] No
Percy Edwin Clapp Lincoln Michaelmas Term 1922 A.M. - Columbia - A.B. Cornell Went back to USA. Dates and biography unknown Not known No
Alan Clive Collingridge Brasenose Michaelmas Term 1922 B.A. (Hon. Hist) Dates and biography unknown Not known No
Bertha Mary Broadhurst Oxford Home Students Michaelmas Term 1922 Oxford Senior Locals, and Geog. Certif. B.Sc. Magic and Medicine. Dates and biography unknown Certficate Physical Anthropology. 1923: Diploma 1927 No
John Lee Maddox Exeter Hilary Term 1923 M.A., Ph.D., Yale, B.A. Denison University, U.S.A. Possibly author born 1878 Not known No
Cheridah Annie Stocks (Mrs) Oxford Home Students Hilary Term 1923 Admitted by committee Oct. 20, 1922 B.Sc. (Social Anthropology). Dates and biography unknown Certficate Physical Anthropology 1923: Certificate Social Anthropology 1924 Yes
Cecil Merriman Coke Lincoln Hilary Term 1923 B.A. (Lit. Hum. 3rd) 1899-1948 British Administrative Officer Tanganyika Certficate Social Anthropology 1923 No
James Ernest Farmiloe Wadham Michaelmas Term 1923 Upper second class degree Theology died in 1974.
Thanks to Catherine McVeigh (nee Farmiloe) for additional information
Diploma 1924 No
John Arville Haeseler University Michaelmas Term 1923 B.S. in Anthrop., Harvard ?-1990 Motion picture writer, producer, director. Founded University Film Foundation which established close link with Harvard University to produce educational films during 1920s. Diploma 1924 No
Percival Russell Robbe Hurditch Exeter Michaelmas Term 1923 Princeton Univ. A.B. course. (admitted by Committee, Oct. 19, 1923) Dates and biography unknown Not known No
Emerson Frank Greenman Jesus Michaelmas Term 1923 Michigan Univ. B.A. 1895-1973. Curator of the Great Lakes Division of the Museum of Anthropology 1927, 1928 took position of Curator of Archaeology at Ohio State Archaeological and Historical Society. Returned to University of Michigan to work at Museum of Anthropology. Professor of Anthropology. Diploma 1924 Yes
Roy Clive Abraham Balliol Michaelmas Term 1923 Semitic Language Hon. School 1890-1963. District Officer, Nigeria. Seconded by Government for anthropological + linguistic duties. Published Grammars on Hausa, Tiv, + Ndoma languages. Lecturer at SOAS. Not known Yes
Motizam Khushiram Kiripalami New Michaelmas Term 1923 Hist. Prelim Dates and biography unknown Not known No
Norman Andrew Thomson Young Balliol Michaelmas Term 1923 B.A. University / Manitoba Headmaster, Ravenscroft School, Fort Garry, Winnipeg, Canada. Died during Second World War Not known Yes
George Hoben Estabrooks Exeter Michaelmas Term 1923 B.A. Acadia Univ., N.S., Canada; Dipl. Educ., Oxford 1885-1973 Colgate University N.Y. U.S.A. (Dean + Professor of Psychology) Interested in hypnotism Diploma with distinction 1924 No
Kenneth Lambert Hall Brasenose Trinity Term 1924 Mods. + 12 yrs Service Political Officer, Nigeria 1887-1979 Officer of Public Service hence excused a term. Nyasaland. Acting governor of Nyasaland 1934 Certficate Social Anthropology 1924; Diploma 1926 No
Charles Henry Harper Exeter Trinity Term 1924 B.A. (Late Commissioner of Ashanti) 1876-1950 Governor of St. Helena 1925 - 1932 Not known No
Andrew Robert Bruce Fraser Queen's Michaelmas Term 1924 Pass Mods, Gold Coast. Dates and biography unknown Diploma 1926 No
Oscar Crosby Sewall Brasenose Michaelmas Term 1924 Resp. 1901-1978 Served in Air Force Not known No
Jack Roy Armstrong Jesus Michaelmas Term 1924 Hist. Prev. Dates and biography unknown Not known No
Albert Smith Jesus Michaelmas Term 1924 Hist. Prev. Dates and biography unknown Certficate Cultural (Social) Anthropology with distinction. 1932 No
Lindsay Tasman Ride New Michaelmas Term 1924 B.A. 1898-? Professor of Physiology, Dean of Medicine and Vice-Chancellor of University of Hong Kong Not known No
Noel Frederick Hall Brasenose Hilary Term 1925 B.A. (1st class Mod. Hist.) 1902-1983 Later at Princeton. Professor in political economy, UCL. Certficate Social Anthropology with dist., 1925 No
Donald Matthew Joseph Langdon Hilary Term 1925 Admitted by Committee, Jan. 21. 1925 Dates and biography unknown Certficate Techology 1925 No
Joyce Elizabeth Marett Somerville Trinity Term 1925 Not known ?Relative of R.R. Marett. Dates and biography unknown Not known No
Marmaduke Carver Middleton Athorpe New Michaelmas Term 1925 Not known Dates and biography unknown Not known No
Henry Field New Michaelmas Term 1925 Not known 1902-1986 Curator of Physical Anthropology. Field Museum Chicago. Taught at University of Miami Not known No
Leslie Howard Gilbert University Michaelmas Term 1925 M.A. Manchester University Teaching at Friends School, Yale. Dates and biography unknown Diploma with Distinction, Trinity Term 1926 No
Ernest Frederick Gordon-Tucker Not known Michaelmas Term 1925 M.B., B.Sc. Lond. MRCP. Lont. LtCol. IMS. (Pass Mods) B.Sc. (Physical Anthropology). Dates and biography unknown Diploma Trinity Term 1926 No
Robert Catticart Martendale Pembroke Michaelmas Term 1925 Certf. University of Grenoble. Passed by Committee Oct. 16 1925. Discontinued. Dates and biography unknown Not known No
Travers Albert Slade Nesbitt Not known Michaelmas Term 1925 B.A. Dublin Nigerian Civil Service. Discontinued. Dates and biography unknown Not known No
Denys William Tinniswood Shropshire (Rev) Exeter Michaelmas Term 1925 ???? Admitted by Committee Oct. 16, 1975 Write. Dates and biography unknown Diploma 1926 No
Howard Jordan Hine Jesus Hilary Term 1926 University of S. Wales, [sic- NSW?] Science Certificate London Matriculation Intermediate 1927-8 Palestine with Philadelphia Expedition. Institute Research Agricultural Engineering, Oxford. 1936. B.Sc. 1928 (Physical Anthropology) Dates and biography unknown Certficate Physical Anthropology 1926; Technology 1926. Diploma 1927 No
John Conrad Abraham Wadham Hilary Term 1926 M.A. 1889-1939 Political Officer etc Nyasaland Certificate in Physical Anthropology, Trinity Term 1926. Diploma, Distinction Social Anthropology Trinity Term 1930. Yes
Thomas Richard Handy Jackson Wadham Hilary Term 1926 B.A. (Oxon) Discontinued. Dates and biography unknown Not known No
Phaedrig Luciuc O'Brien (The Hon.) Magdalen Trinity Term 1926 Final School of Rural Economy Kipkarren, Kenya. Discontinued. Dates and biography unknown Not known No
Mary-Ellen Baton Russell St. Hugh's Trinity Term 1926 Not known Dates and biography unknown Not known No
Dorothy Beatrice Holz St Hilda's Michaelmas Term 1926 Not known Dates and biography unknown Not known No
Hugh Fortescue Moresby White St. John's Michaelmas Term 1926 Not known Dates and biography unknown Not known No
Edward Gilbert Morris Hertford Michaelmas Term 1926 Not known Dates and biography unknown Not known No
Sona Rosa Burstein Oxford Home Students Michaelmas Term 1926 Not known 1897-1971 Anthropologist and Wellcome Foundation employee Interested in Gerontology and psychology. Member [and president] of Folklore Society Not known No
Herbert John Eason Balliol Michaelmas Term 1926 Not known Dates and biography unknown Not known No
Arthur Frederick Abbott Stamberg Exeter Michaelmas Term 1926 Not known 1904-2001 King Charles I Exhibitione, 1923 Author aka Bob Stamberg Not known No
Frederick Greville Pratt Hertford Michaelmas Term 1926 Not known Dates and biography unknown Not known No
Thomas Kenneth Penniman Trinity Michaelmas Term 1926 M.A. 1895-1977 Oxford Field-Museum Expedition to Mesopotamia 1928-9. Secretary to committee for Anthropology. Curator, Pitt Rivers Museum, 1939-1963. Contributed Kish IV 1934, 'Spencer's last journey', 1931. 'Spencer's Scientific Correspondence' 1932. 'Hundred years of anthropology' 1935. Diploma with Distinction Trinity Term 1928 Yes
Cecil Albert Humphrey Balliol Michaelmas Term 1926 Not known Dates and biography unknown Not known No
Victor Raul de la Torre Ruskin Hilary Term 1927 Not known Possibly 1895-1979 Political leader, Peru who was then exiled [if it is his full name is actually Víctor Raúl Haya de la Torre] Not known No
Edward Conway Baker Not known Trinity Term 1927 Not known Tanganyika Service, District Officer 1914-1957 [Yale has papers] Dates and biography unknown Certficates Physical & Social Anthropology 1927, Diploma, distinction Social Anthropology June 1930. Yes
Margaret Pattison Thom also known as Makereti (Ereti, Makereti, Maggie Papakura, Mrs. Dennan, Mrs. Staples Brown) Oxford Home Students? Hilary Term 1927 Admitted by Committee 1872-1930 Maori guide and expert 'The Old Time Maori' Not known Yes
Vincent Mulcaster Aslom Exeter Michaelmas Term 1927 Not known Dates and biography unknown Not known No
Balkrishna Makadeo Tarkunde Not known Michaelmas Term 1927 Not known Dates and biography unknown Not known No
Harold Eugene Julius Falconer St. John's Michaelmas Term 1927 Not known Dates and biography unknown Not known No
Shaikh Faiz-Uddin Ahmad Not known Not known Dates and biography unknown Not known No
Edward Whitley Not known Michaelmas Term 1928 Not known Dates and biography unknown Not known No
Harriet Hammond Oxford Home Students Michaelmas Term 1928 Not known Dates and biography unknown Not known No
Arthur Clendenin Robertson Exeter Michaelmas Term 1928 Not known Rhodes Scholar 1906-? Tennessee author Not known No
Harold Jeffery Smith Exeter Michaelmas Term 1928 Not known Dates and biography unknown Not known No
Sydney Longstreth Mellen Brasenose Michaelmas Term 1928 Not known Dates and biography unknown Not known No
James Makepeace Thackeray Ritchie Trinity Michaelmas Term 1928 Not known Dates and biography unknown Not known No
John Scragg Brasenose January 1, 1929 Not known Dates and biography unknown Not known No
Charles Benjamin Grylls Watson Magdalen January 1, 1929 Not known Dates and biography unknown Not known No
Gwilym Iwan Jones Jesus January 1, 1929 Not known 1904-1995 District Officer, Nigeria. Lecturer in Dept of Social Anthropology, Cambridge Not known Yes
Reginald James Harvey Exeter January 1, 1929 Not known Dates and biography unknown Not known No
Liu Chungshe-hsien Not known January 1, 1929 Not known Dates and biography unknown Not known No
James Patrick Murray Christ Church February 1, 1929 Not known Dates and biography unknown Not known No
Thomas Reginald Batten St. John's Not known Not known Dates and biography unknown Not known No
Roderick Korneli Biermacki Not known Not known Not known Dates and biography unknown Not known No
Vera Maude Reckitt Oxford Home Students October 1, 1929 Not known Dates and biography unknown Not known No
Reginald George Dingwall Christ Church B.A. Not known Sudan service Dates and biography unknown Diploma with Distinction in Cultural Anthropology. June 1930. Yes
John Mackenzie Box Homfray Not known October 1, 1929 Not known Dates and biography unknown Not known No
Elisabeth Kitson Not known Not known Not known Dates and biography unknown. Possibly worked in physical anthropology and with Leakey on archaeological excavations Not known No
Michele Sciolla Francesco Not known Hilary Term 1930 Not known Dates and biography unknown Not known No
Eric Laidley Mort University Not known M.A. Colonial Service Dates and biography unknown. Active 1914-1937 Colonial Administrator Not known Yes
Joseph Reginald Powell McEwen Not known Not known Not known Dates and biography unknown Not known No
Arthur Theodore Culwick Brasenose 1930 Public Service 1905-9? Chairman of the Kenya United Party, Mrs G.M. Culwick took the course, but not the examination. May 1928 Assistant District Officer Singida; April 1929; Assistant District Officer Dodoma; May 1930, AWO, Lushoto; Aug. 1931, Assistant District Officer in charge, Kiberege. 1932-3 Kiberege, via Kilosa, Tanganyika. MBE 1936 (with Mrs Culwick) ?'Libenab of the Rivers', 1936. Various papers in JRAI, JRAS, et. Seconded to Government work on Nutrition & welfare etc. Diploma with Distinction June 1931. Yes
Manayath Dharmadam Raghavan Michaelmas Term 1930 Madras Government Service Government Museum, Madras Archaeologist and author Dates and biography unknown Diploma June 1931 Yes
Thomas Godfrey Benson Not known Not known Not known Dates and biography unknown Not known No
Fleming Stevenson Gavirro Queen's Michaelmas Term 1930 Not known Dates and biography unknown Not known No
Herbert Antoine Not known Michaelmas Term 1930 Not known Dates and biography unknown Not known No
Edward Rowland Chadwick Wadham Not known Not known Dates and biography unknown Not known No
Rupert Moutrie East Not known Hilary Term 1931 Not known Dates and biography unknown Not known No
Robert Brooke Bridges Eustace Hertford Trinity Term 1931 Not known Dates and biography unknown Not known No
Ralph Witham Roger Meaden Downes St. Edmund Hall Trinity Term 1931 Political Officer Nigeria Dates unknown Northern Nigeria. District Officer, Nigeria. 8 years' field work on Tiv or ?Shunshi (responsible for organization) 'The Tiv Tribes' 1933, Govt. report Not known Yes
Adrian Digby Brasenose Michaelmas Term 1931 Not known 1909-2001 Keeper Dept. of Ethnography, British Museum, Diplma with distinction, 1932 Yes
Edwin Phillips Carter St. Edmund Hall Not known Not known Dates and biography unknown Not known No
Lloyd Cabot Briggs Exeter Not known Not known 1909-1975 Anthropologist, specialist in Tuareg and weapons. ?Harvard University Not known No
John Ranulph de la Haule Marett Exeter Not known Not known ?-1940 Government Museum Ceylon and Royal Navy. Son of R.R. Marett. He was killed at Narvik aboard HMS Glorious. Not known Yes
Maurice Caidmon Hoole Not known Michaelmas Term 1931 Not known Dates and biography unknown Not known No
William Armitage Roberts Hertford Michaelmas Term 1931 Not known Dates and biography unknown Not known No
Brian Gilmore Maegraith Magdalen Michaelmas Term 1931 Adelaide University 1907-1989 Pathologist, Tropical medicine expert Not known Yes
Kenneth Strahan Watt Hertford Not known Commoner 1928 1909 - 1995
Born Hampstead, London. Great Grandson of the Victorian Literary Agent, A P Watt. Westminster School. Hertford College. Sales Manager of Kardoma Coffee Co. Joined Royal Artillery before WW2. Senior NCO, did OTC in 1938, commissioned in 1939. One of the first commissioned officers to serve in N Africa at the outbreak of War. Served with 3 Royal Horse Artillery under command of Col. Jock Campbell. Wounded at the battle of El Alamein where his right leg was amputated. Moved to S Africa to ecover. Joined the Civil Service after the war, rose to become a Director at the Ministry of War and Pensions in Blackpool, Lancs. Awarded the MBE in 1968.
Retired to Wanborough, Wiltshire in 1970 where he worked on a voluntary basis for the Citizens Advice Bureau in Swindon. Died in 1995. [Many thanks to Richard Watt for this information]
Not known No
Clyde Kay Maben Kluckhohn Corpus Christi January 1, 1932 Not known 1905-1960 Taught at University of New Mexico and Harvard interested in personality and culture. Probably best known for his book on Navaho witchcraft.Obtained a distinction in the Diploma in 1934. [PR] Not known No
Jack Carrick Trevor Exeter April 1, 1932 Public Service Dates unknown. Galton Labroratory, University College, London. Candidate For B.Sc. 1933-4. Commonwealth Fund fellowship for Anthropology, May 1934. Virgin Islands 1936. Galton Labroratory 1936-?. Lecturer in Physical Anthropology at Cambridge Diploma (with distinction in Physical Anthropology), 1933 Yes
Godfrey Richard Walton Beaumont Exeter October 1, 1932 Not known 1909-? Vicar of Twyford, Antiquary Not known No
Sukuman Banerjea [?Sukumar Banerjee] Ruskin Not known Not known Possibly Indian anthropologist Dates and biography unknown Not known No
William Anthony Gordon Trinity Michaelmas Term 1932 Not known Dates and biography unknown Not known No
Cyril John Mabey St. Edmund Hall Michaelmas Term 1932 Not known Dates and biography unknown Not known No
Bertram Henry Crossfield Stevens St. Catherine's Society Michaelmas Term 1932 Not known Dates and biography unknown Not known No
William Borrowdale Tripe Balliol Michaelmas Term 1932 Christ Church BA 1906-1972 New Zealande. Colonial Service course, FRAI, Tanganyika Colonial Administration and Army Papers in Rhodes House Not known No
Armine Charles Almroth Wright Christ Church January 1, 1933 Not known Dates unknown Public Service, Uganda. Served with Kenya Regiment Diploma (with distinction in Social Anthropology) 1933 Yes
Allan Frere Kerr Hertford January 1, 1933 Commoner 1928 ?-2001 Biography unknown Not known No
Jean G. Peristiany also known as John George Peristiany Oriel Not known Not known 1911-1987 Specialist in Mediterranean anthropology ?Worked at Cambridge University as lecture. Started out as an Africanist. His doctoral thesis (the second ever in anthropology at Oxford; Gluckman’s was the first) was on the Kipsigi. He replaced Gluckman in 1949 when the latter moved to Manchester and resigned in 1962. Not known No
Guy Lorimer New January 1, 1933 Dates and biography unknown Not known No
James Campbell Dakin Trinity 1933 Rhodes scholar 1908- ? New Zealander Worrked in Uganda as part of Colonial Administration for 20 years, served in Kings African Rifles during war, Professor Not known No
Laurence Cranmore Giles Queen's 1933? Not known Dates and biography unknown Not known No
Lawrence Thorne Stevenson Balliol Trinity Term 1933 Not known Dates and biography unknown Not known No
Henry Justin Bangely (Hon.?) Brasenose Michaelmas Term 1933 Not known Dates and biography unknown Not known No
Edward Gallop Not known Michaelmas Term 1934 Not known Dates and biography unknown Not known No
Lionel Williams Kennian St. Edmund Hall Michaelmas Term 1934 Not known Dates and biography unknown Not known No
Herman Max Gluckman Exeter Michaelmas Term 1934 B.A. Honours Soc. Anthrop. Witwatersrand 1911-1975 Michaelmas Term 1934, all lectures. Hilary Term 1935, Technology & Social Anthropology Trinity Term 1935 Technology + Social Anthropology. D.Phil (Anthropology). Anthropological research in South Africa. Rhodes-Livingstone Institute Northern Rhodesia, Lectured at Oxford and then Professor at Manchester University Not known Yes
Anthony George Carl Somenhough? Exeter Michaelmas Term 1934 Not known 1906-1960 Royal Air Force Hong Kong Colonial Administration BarristerColonial Service, Kenya Not known Yes
Christopher Musgrave Not known Michaelmas Term 1934 Satisfied V-G Proctors - Committee ?-1978 [Fl.-Lt. R.A.F. War Service. 20 years army] Working for BSc. Secretary Oxford Univesity Anthropological Society Archaeologist and physical anthropologist, Assistant in Ashmolean Museum Diploma 1935 Yes
Peter Robert Sandham Bankes Christ Church Michaelmas Term 1934 Not known Dates and biography unknown Not known No
Philip Fairface Mason Queen's Michaelmas Term 1934 B.A. Forestry (passed examination in 1934 for) Dates and biography unknown Diploma, 1935 Yes
Akiki Kanyarusoke Nyabongo Queen's Michaelmas Term 1934 Satisfied VG Proctors Committee. B.Litt 1936. Working for D.Phil on Religion of Uganda. Author of "Story of an African chief" and "Africa answers back." Also a German editor Hosea K. Nyabongo (Note. Previous entry, 1935.IX.366, refers to him as H.K. Nyabongo. He dropped the name Hosea in Trinity Term 1935 while at Oxford, for his praise name Akiki.) Possibly same person who got degree from Harvard University and taught at Univesity of Alabama and North Carolina. Failed, Trinity Term 1935 Yes
Edgun Ernest Dexter Tomlin University Michaelmas Term 1934 Not known Dates and biography unknown Not known No
Ernest Ehrin Sabben-Clare New Hilary Term 1935 Not known Dates and biography unknown. Possibly the Registrar of the University of Oxford [PR] Not known No
John Simpson Owen Brasenose Michaelmas Term 1935 Not known Possibly 1912-1995 Director of National Parts, Tanzania 1960-70 Not known No
Geoffrey Rollo de Vine Colvile Christ Church Michaelmas Term 1935 Not known Dates and biography unknown Not known No
Leonard Martin Heaney Oriel Michaelmas Term 1935 Not known Dates and biography unknown Not known No
François Lafille-Cyon Worcester Michaelmas Term 1935 Not known Dates and biography unknown Not known No
Peter Evelyn Stebbing Hertford Hilary Term 1936 reading for pass B.A. Physical Anthropology Hilary Term 1936. Trinity Term 1936. Dates and biography unknown. Possibly he was later a lecturer at SOAS, or at least somewhere in London, and killed in a car crash in West Africa in the late 50s/early 60s. [PR] Failed Trinity Term 1936 in Certficate Phys. Anth. No
Michael Mathew Rix University Hilary Term 1936 Passed for B.A. in Hist. Honours 2d Class Sitting for Social Anthropology in June 1936. Hilary Term 1936 Taking Marett's and Balfour's Lectures. Trinity Term 1936 Marett's and Balfour's lectures. Michaelmas Term 1936 Balfour (Clark+) Buxton Hilary Term 1937 Balfour & Buxton. Trinity Term 1937 Dates and biography unknown Certficate Social Anthropology Trinity Term 1936. Diploma, Trinity Term 1937. Yes
Marian Theodore Cox Not known Michaelmas Term 1936 Not known Dates and biography unknown Not known No
Roger Janyon Stowell Exeter Michaelmas Term 1936 Civil Service Education in Tanganyika Michaelmas Term 1936 Trinity Term 1938 Exam fee paid. Diploma, Trinity Term 1939 No
Deric Nusbaum (Changed name to: O'Brian [actually O'Bryan]) New Michaelmas Term 1936 Not known 1913-? Adopted son of Jesse Logan Nusbaum [1887-1975], a graduate of the Colorado Teachers College and at various times superintendent of Mesa Verde National Park. Nusbaum described his experiences with several Indians, including Santiago of the Santa Clara Pueblo. His mother's name was O'Bryan [his parents divorced] Archaeologist Not known No
Stanley Acland Opic University Michaelmas Term 1936 Not known Dates and biography unknown Not known No
Daniel Ahmling Chapman St. Peter's Hall Michaelmas Term 1936 ?BA Oxford 1936 ?1909-2001 Ghana's ambassador to USA in 1960 and permanent representative at UN Possibly known as Daniel Ahmling Chapman Nyaho. First African Headmaster of Achimota School Not known No
Mary Brewster Irving Not known Hilary Term 1937 Not known Dates and biography unknown Not known No
John Reynolds Stebbing Brasenose Hilary Term 1937 Not known Dates unknown Assistant District Officer. Northern Nigeria. 1934-5 Colonial Probationer Certificate, Social Anthropology, Trinity Term 1937 Yes
Charles Thomas William Curle New Trinity Term 1937 Not known Dates and biography unknown Not known No
George Wynn Brereton Huntingford Exeter Michaelmas Term 1937 Not known ?-1978 Lecturer in East African Languages and Cultures at SOAS [Ref.The Southen Nilo-Hamites 1953] Not known No
Michael William Rowe Trinity Michaelmas Term 1937 Not known Dates and biography unknown Not known No
William Leo Hansberry St. Catherine's Society Michaelmas Term 1937 Not known 1894-1965 Educated Harvard University, University of Chicago, Cairo University. Professor History, Howard University specialist in ancient African history Not known No
Harry Maurice Ritchie MacMillan Jesus Michaelmas Term 1937 Not known ?-1942 Died on Java. Served in Royal Artillery Not known No
Russell Harold Croft Lincoln Michaelmas Term 1937 Not known Dates and biography unknown Not known No
Anthony John Arkell Queen's Hilary Term 1938 Not known 1898-1980 (entered also for B.Litt) Priest, Sudan Political Service from 1920, Lecturer in Egyptology UCL Diploma, Trinity Term 1938 Yes
Charlesworth Ross Balliol Hilary Term 1938 Not known Dates and biography unknown Not known No
Iver John Gash (Rev.) Exeter Hilary Term 1938 Not known Dates and biography unknown Not known No
Edith Jackson St. Hugh's Michaelmas Term 1938 B.A. (13.10.1938) 2nd Hon. Mods. 2d. Lit. Hum. Dates and biography unknown. Michaelmas Term 1938 All. Hilary Term 1939 all. Trinity Term 1939 Diploma Trinity Term 1939 Yes
Albert Damon Worcester Michaelmas Term 1938 Not known 1918-1973 Physical anthropologist, human biologist and medicine Not known No
Rudolf Philip Botha Erasmus Exeter Michaelmas Term 1938 Not known Dates and biography unknown Not known No
Edward Francis Warren Hastings Wadham Michaelmas Term 1938 B.A. 1926 With Flinders Petrie 1931-2, Tell el-Ajjul. With Starkey, Wellcome-Marsden Archaeological Expedition To Near East, Lachish, 1935-37. Lectures London School of Economics 1935. Gordon College, Omdurman, Anglo-Egyptian Sudan (Mr.) Mrs Warren Hastings was Miss Culwick, sister of 269 Diploma Trinity Term 1939 No
William Patrick Gordon Thomson Balliol Michaelmas Term 1938 Not known Dates and biography unknown Not known No
John Lawrie Boyd-Wilson Trinity Term 1939 Not known Dates and biography unknown Not known No
Donald Cecil Flatt Merton ?Trinity Term 1940 Not known 1912-? biography unknown Lutheran missionary to Tanzania Professor School of Missions, Chicago Lutheran Seminary Not known No
Richard John Copland Atkinson Magdalen Trinity Term 1940 PPE Magdalen 1920-1994 Prehistorian and archaeologist. Assistant Keeper of Archaeology, Ashmolean Museum Investigated Stonehenge, Silbury Hill and Waylands Smithy amongst others Cardiff University Professor of Archaeology Not known No
Dagmar Florence Curjel Wilson Not known Michaelmas Term 1941 M.B., Ch. B., 1914, M.D. 1916, Glasgow. D.P.H. 1940. 1888-?. Senior Medical Officer, Women's Medical Service, India, Retired. (Exam. Stat. 1940, p.397; 4 (1)) Michaelmas Term 1941. Hilary Term 1942. Trinity Term 1942 Dropped course 1st week to take up medical-social field work. Not known Yes
Gladys May Johnson Ruskin Michaelmas Term 1944 Not known Dates and biography unknown Not known No
Marcus Henry Jacobus Not known Michaelmas Term 1945 Not known Dates and biography unknown Not known No
Kyriacos Papageorgiou Hadjioannou St. Catherine's Society Michaelmas Term 1945 Not known Dates and biography unknown Not known No
Louis Fernando Henriques Brasenose Michaelmas Term 1945 B.A. 2nd Mod. Hist. Scholar Withdrew 10 Nov. 1945 to work for D.Phil. Dates unknown. He wrote books about race relations in the Caribbean and on sex. He also wrote a study of coal miners. Possibly had a job at Bristol but then went to University of West Indies in Jamaica. [PR] Not known No
William Hare Newell St. Catherine's Society December 1, 1945 B.A. University of New Zealand. 3 1/2 years Royal New Zealand Air Force, inc. one year in TONGA group. Completed examination & thesis for M.A., [U.N.Z.] "Effect of Troop Native Contact in the Area around Tua'amotu Aerodroma, Tonga Islands." Has attended Radcliffe-Brown all Michaelmas Term 1945. Admitted by Board to Certificate Exam in June 1946, 1 February 1946 Dates unknown. He wrote a book on Japan and was for a long time a lecturer at the International Christian University in Tokyo. [PR] Not known No

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