Home Archives & Manuscripts Archive Contents PRESS CUTTINGS & PUBLICITY (A83)

1907-1995 (photocopies)

These are copies of general press cuttings on anthropology mainly from the British press but also from the international press to a limited extent.
The archive also contains various correspondence and papers relating to press and publicity.

  1/    Correspondence and papers 1936-69

  1    W.B. Fagg, RAI Hon. Secretary 1939-56, nd – ‘The problems of reconstruction and the study of peoples’; on the problems which will confront the victors of the war; sciences of anthropology, sociology and psychology are essential to an appreciation of the difficulties involved; promotes fellowship of the RAI (autogr.)

  2    Ibid., ibid. – ‘The Study of Man and the great human problems of Reconstruction’, another version of previous item (autogr.)

  3    nd – list of ‘Colonial Specialist Publications and Overseas Papers with London Offices’. 6 leaves (tp.)

  4    19 June 1936 – advertisement for the RAI, to appear in the Times Weekly Edition of 25 June (printed proof)

  5    Manager, Discovery, 6 July – seeking an advertisement to appear in the magazine; the magazine is esteemed as the most authoritative of the monthlies dealing with the advance of knowledge for the general reader; on prices of advertisements (tp.)

  6    H.S. Bush, the Times Weekly Edition, to RAI, 8 Sept. – receipt for advertising (printed and tp.)

  7    R. de Montmorency, the Times Weekly Edition, to Dr Firth, RAI Hon. Secretary 1935-39, 28 Sept. – encloses proofs of his announcement; on alterations (tp.)

  8    nd – advertisement for the RAI, to appear in the Times Weekly Edition, Christmas number (printed proof with autogr. notes)

  9    H.S. Bush to H. Coote Lake, 11 Jan. 1937 – the Travel Colour Number will appear on 11 Mar. instead of 18 Mar.; the reason being that pictures of the regalia for the coronation of King George VI and Queen Elizabeth can be published on that day; RAI’s advertisement will therefore appear in the 11 Mar. Colour Number (tp.)

A83/1/10        [H.J. Braunholtz, RAI President 1937-39, 1941-43] to the Director, BBC, 25 Oct. – refers to series of talks broadcast by Mr Foster Forbes; the talks gave publicity to views that are unacceptable to serious archaeologists; such views are injurious to the science of prehistoric archaeology itself; Council requested him to suggest that future talks be submitted to the British Museum or to some representative body such as the Society of Antiquaries or the RAI (tpc.)

 11    J.C. Thornton, BBC, to H.J. Braunholtz, 29 Oct. – refers to his letter; the BBC will give due weight to the views therein expressed (tp.)

 12    R. de Montmorency to Dr R. Firth, 16 Sept. 1938 – refers to conversation with Mr Coote Lake; refers to recommendation that their ‘respective Societies’ should be represented in Oct. and Nov. issues; on those issues; on the results of previous announcement not being altogether satisfactory; on amending the copy. 2 leaves (tp.)

 13    H. Coote Lake to Dr R. Firth, 24 Sept. – on de Montmorency suggesting joint advertisement of the Folk-Lore Society and the RAI; on previous advertisements bringing in some new Fellows; suggests they discuss the matter (tp.)

 14    Ian Cox, BBC, to ibid.[?], 1 May 1939 – on a programme of topical science called ‘Science Review’; describes the programme; asks him to tell RAI members that BBC is delighted to receive suggestion[s] for material and speakers; on previous subjects of the programme (tp.)

 15    R. de Montmorency to W.B. Fagg, 10 July 1941 – encloses two ‘suggestions’; now is the time to stress the importance of anthropology; the 13 Aug. issue will have a colour cover showing Mr Churchill; on the necessity of striking a new note in an announcement on behalf of the RAI; on the rate for space (tp.)

 .1    Two suggested announcements on behalf of the RAI. 2 leaves (tp.) [enclosed with previous item]

 16    W.B. Fagg to R. de Montmorency, 29 July – has not answered his letter sooner because of pressure of official work; on the possibility of advertising; he has written a draft advertisement which he is sending to H.J. Braunholtz; asks if some reduction in rates could be made; asks for information about last date for copy and any possible reduction in rates; asks for specimen page or two; is not promising anything (autogr. draft)

A83/1/17        Ibid. to H.J. Braunholtz, 31 July – refers to his ‘old friend’ de Montmorency; should like his views on the question of advertising; on previous occasions he advised against advertising; now thinks there is a case for a mild campaign; gives his reasons; has done a draft advertisement which he would like him to consider; has written to de Montmorency saying he might consider his proposition, especially if he could make a reduction in the rates; if he thinks it worth doing, suggests he speak to Hildburgh to get the funds released; may be too late to get it into the 13 Aug. issue. 5 pages (autogr.)

 18    R. de Montmorency to W.B. Fagg, 31 July – it is now too late for the 13 Aug. issue; no other special numbers are planned; it is impossible to reduce the cost of advertising; the rate should be increased but everything has been done to keep the rate favourable; shall be glad to do what he can regarding preparation of copy (tp.)

 19    H. Salmon to ibid., 1 Jan. 1942 – refers to W.B. Fagg’s letter in the Times of 30 Dec. [1941]; refers to the Institute of Sociology, from which he resigned membership; believes the study of social phenomena should be set upon a scientific basis; on J.L. Tayler; has tried to draw attention to the need for a scientific approach to society; encloses a booklet (tp.)

 20    J. O’Keefe[?], Black and White, to ibid., 21 Mar. – the magazine has been founded to further the cause of the blind with the general sighted public; has introduced a greater variety of material to attract the general reader; at the moment activities are restricted to Eire and Northern Ireland; asks to be put on the mailing list for Man; if not, asks for a copy of each alternate issue; asks permission to make extracts from articles; will be happy to send the magazine in exchange (tp.)

 21    E.J. Lindgren to Felicia Stallman, 28 May – sends some cuttings; asks her to call Mr Braunholtz’s attention to the Carnegie one (autogr.)

 22    B.B. Ray, Empire Press Agency, to W.B. Fagg, 29 Aug. – on reviewing the JRAI; asks for review copies (tp.)

 23    H.J. Braunholtz & W.B. Fagg to the Editor, the Times, 12 Nov. – letter in response to letter from the Royal Empire Society, on Britain and the Empire, published in the Times of 7 Nov.; on the part which anthropology should play in the realisation and appreciation of the history and character of the Empire; on the part played by anthropology in colonial administration; anthropology is an instrument of change (tpc.)

 24    Ibid. – ibid. (autogr. draft)

A83/1/25        H.J. Braunholtz, nd – part of the text of the letter (autogr.)

 26    Felicia Stallman, RAI Assistant Secretary 1942-52, to B.B. Ray, 1 Dec. – apologises for delay in answering; Council will be glad to send regular review copies of Man and JRAI (tpc.)

 27    W.B. Fagg to the Editor, the Sunday Times, 28 Apr. 1943 – letter in response to article by Mr Desmond MacCarthy on Mr Brogan’s ‘The English People’; on the meaning of the word ‘anthropology’; on a ‘continental’ meaning as opposed to a British/American meaning (tp. with autogr. notes added)

 28    Ibid., ibid. – ibid. (autogr. draft)

 29    W.B. Fagg to E.J. Lindgren, 30 Apr. – sends his application for C.H. [Chatham House?] membership; has sent Ginsberg a copy of his draft letter to the Times; discusses last sentence of penultimate paragraph; on other matters (autogr.)

 30    Ibid. to Morris Ginsberg, ibid. – Miss Stallman is sending him a copy of a draft letter to the Times; seeks his comments; refers to a previous correspondence on the subject of a Social Science Research Council; the emphasis of this letter is on an increase in the numbers of young people entering the study of social science; raises question of his signing the letter, or sending a further letter when it appears; asks advice on anti-Semitism in the clothing trade; wonders if it is worth while to gather information on the subject (autogr.)

 31    Morris Ginsberg to W.B. Fagg, 3 May – thinks his draft letter ‘admirable’; gives reason why he will not sign it; hopes he will collect information on anti-Semitism; his own experience suggests that there is less hostility towards anglicised Jews; mentions two books on the subject (autogr.)

A83/1/32        H.J. Braunholtz & W.B. Fagg to the Editor, the Times, nd – on Sir Stafford Cripps, who advocated increase in the facilities available for scientific research; the speakers principally have technical and mechanical sciences in mind; on the greater need for broadening of research in the social sciences; on the effects of the war; on the need for more research workers in social research; on the dangers of accepting preconceived ideas as proved ; refers to this as the danger of the growth of ‘pseudo-science’; outlines the remedy; the need and opportunity most urgent in the field of colonial welfare; increased interest in colonial problems has centred on political and economic questions; more anthropologists and sociologists will be needed to discharge the responsibilities of Empire. 3 leaves (tp. draft) [see /2/61 for printed letter]

 33    Ibid., ibid. – ibid. (autogr. draft)

 34    Ibid., ibid. – ibid. 2 leaves (autogr. draft)

 35    Ibid., 6 May – ibid. 2 leaves (tp.)

 36    W.B. Fagg to the Editor, the Times, ibid. – forwards official letter from the RAI; a real need is felt for some such public statement as this; has been unable to compress the letter further (autogr. draft)

 37    Ibid., snippet of text from the letter (autogr.)

 38    E.J. Lindgren to W.B. Fagg, nd – comments on the draft letter[?] (autogr.)

 39    John Webb, the Times, to W.B. Fagg, 7 May – the letter is more than half a column; if he could reduce it he would see if he could publish it (tp.)

 40    W.B. Fagg to the Editor, the Times, 13 May – forwards a revised version of the letter, reduced to approximately two thirds of the original length (tpc.)

 41    Ibid., nd – revised version of the letter (autogr. draft)

 42    Ibid. to Morris Ginsberg, 13 May – encloses revised version of letter to the Times; hopes he will contribute to correspondence on the subject; thanks him for advice about anti-Semitism (autogr. draft)

 43    Ibid. to the Editor, the Times, ibid. – revised version of letter (tpc.)

 44    Ibid. & H.J. Braunholtz, nd – parts of the text of the letter. 2 leaves (autogr. draft)

A83/1/45        J.G. Worth to W.B. Fagg, 17 May – refers to his letter in this morning’s Times on anthropology and the social sciences; asks his opinion about slavery in ancient Athens; asks if a study of the subject would make any contribution to social science (tp.)

 46    John L. Myres to W.B. Fagg, 18 May – thanks him for letter and text of letter to the Times; refers to his letter in Sunday Times; mentions Lord Raglan; mentions the Horniman benefaction; on the Le Gros Clarke ‘incident’; on the JRAI and Man; on coming to London (autogr.)

 47    Miss Nina Epton to RAI, 18 May – refers to the letter in the Times; asks about degrees in social science (tp.)

 48    John L. Myres to W.B. Fagg, 19 May – note about J.G. Worth’s enquiry[?] (autogr.)

 49    C.R. Enock to H.J. Braunholtz & W.B. Fagg, 19 May – refers to letter in the Times; sends his booklet on ‘The True Plan and Science of Corporate Life’; what he shows is that there is a plan for life on earth; on what he terms the ‘economic neighbourhood’; should be prepared to explain this to the RAI; on his travels in Peru (tp.)

 50    Ibid. – ‘The True Plan of Life’ (printed booklet)

 51    Card about ‘The True Plan of Life’ (printed)

 52    T.E.U. to E.J. Lindgren, 20 Sept. 1943 – note about C.R. Enock (tp.)

 53    W.B. Fagg to J.G. Worth, nd – refers to his letter of 17 May; passed it on to Prof. Myres who has replied to him; slavery in ancient Greece seems like a fruitful field of study; hopes he will pursue the idea (autogr. draft)

 54    Miss Norah Hill to W.B. Fagg, 22 May – refers to his letter in the Times; agrees as to the need for extension of research in the social sciences; describes her background and experience; thinks she might still be of service in social research; asks whether a study of elementary anthropology might help in this connection; shall be grateful for more information. 3 pages (autogr.)

 55    J.G. Worth to W.B. Fagg, 1 June – thanks him for passing his letter on to Prof. Myres, who has written to him; pleased that Fagg thinks slavery in ancient Athens a promising piece of common ground between the classics and anthropology (tp.)

A83/1/56        Felicia Stallman to Miss Nina Epton, ibid. – refers to her letter of 18 May; hopes that RAI will soon be able to give information about academic training in anthropology; she is collecting the information now; mentions LSE and Cambridge; the RAI provides useful facilities. 2 leaves (tpc.)

 57    Ibid. to Miss Norah Hill, ibid. – refers to her letter of 22 May; is gratified by the number of replies evoked by the letter to the Times; the RAI is not a teaching body but she hopes to have information about training at universities; should be glad to meet her (tpc.)

 58    W.B. Fagg, nd – ‘Proposal for a Standing Committee on Anthropological Terminology’; on the function of the RAI as that of coordination and liaison; the most obvious field for this influence is that of terminology; refers to correspondence in the Sunday Times earlier in the year, in which a number of letters commended the intention to set up such a committee; the committee should be advisory; a by-product of its work might be a glossary of terms; meetings should be held once or twice a year; on the question of the autonomy of the committee (autogr. draft)

 59    J.C. Leggett to W.B. Fagg, 13 June – refers to his letter in the Sunday Times; is interested in the problem of the misuse of words; refers to the formation of the Standing Committee on Anthropological Terminology; on Logic’s inherent problem of the relation between words and thought; asks if he might give a paper on ‘Curvature in Thought’; uses an astronomical analogy; on the misuse of the word ‘evil’ (autogr.)

 60    Grahame Clark to ibid., ibid. – on the correspondence in the Sunday Times relative to the meaning of terms; on proposal to set up a committee to investigate questions of terminology; outlines two distinct problems; asks what steps the RAI will take about consulting American opinion; agrees that jargon must be avoided; on the historical use of terms; on the term ‘anthropology’; on a book he is writing about activities of the peoples of Europe who lived before written history; on difficulties with the title. 4 pages (autogr.)

 61    W.B. Fagg to the Editor, Sunday Times[?], nd – letter in response to letter from Prof. Myres. 2 leaves (autogr. draft) [see /2/62 for published letter]

 62    H.J. Braunholtz to W.B. Fagg, 16 June – returns Grahame Clark’s letter; on a committee on terminology set up in 1938; on another set up for prehistoric sciences; Committee will have to take American opinion into account; no committee can permanently stereotype the use of words; on the title for Clark’s book (autogr.)

A83/1/63        W.B. Fagg to Grahame Clark, nd – refers to his letter of 13 June; refers to his lack of response (autogr. draft, unfinished)

 64    Ibid. to the Editor, Sunday Times, 20 June – on ‘The Study of Man’ (autogr.) [see /2/62 for published letter]

 65    Ibid., ibid. – ibid. (autogr. draft)

 66    Harold Wells to W.B. Fagg, 29 June – refers to his letter in the Sunday Times of 27 June; on experiments he made with chrysanthemums. 3 pages (autogr.)

 67    G.R. Barnes, BBC, to ibid., 4 Jan. 1947 – refers to articles from the Anthropological Journal; refers to his [Fagg’s] interview with Mr Waller (tp.)

 68    Robert Waller, BBC, to ibid., 5 Feb. – thanks him for particulars of meetings; would have liked to have come but has a programme on Tuesday nights; the anthropology series has been accepted by the Third Programme (tp.)

 69    W.B. Fagg to Director of Feature Programmes, BBC, 5 Mar. 1949 – refers to programme ‘The Tomb of Tutankhamen’; recording was played of 1939 broadcast from Cairo of the trumpets found in the tomb; that broadcast was highly misleading; on Prof. Percival R. Kirby who received cooperation from the BBC last year in establishing the facts about the broadcast; Prof. Kirby gave a lecture to the RAI in 1948 in which he showed how the broadcast had been done; quotes from Man, vol. XLIX, No. 13; a modern mouthpiece was used; regrettable that further currency should be given to the idea that Tutankhamen’s trumpets were capable of playing the Post-Horn Galop (autogr. draft)

 70    Leonard Cottrell, Features Dept., BBC, to W.B. Fagg, 17 Mar. – refers to his letter of 5 Mar.; was unaware that a modern mouthpiece had been used; difficult to obtain fresh recordings from Cairo but hopes that this will be done when possible; asks if Prof. Kirby is in England (tp.)

A83/1/71        W.B. Fagg to the Editor, Radio Times, 23 Mar. – suggest that a warning be attached to the recording of the Tutankhamen trumpet that it was made with the aid of a modern mouthpiece; the impression now widespread that the Egyptian instruments were versatile enough to play elaborate musical phrases; refers to Prof. Kirby’s lecture (autogr. draft); ibid., ibid. – asks him to find space for the enclosed letter; refers to his previous letter of 5 Mar.; it is Les Lambert’s broadcast that compels him to write again; in it the record was played in full; feels that BBC is under duty to avoid further propagation of this error (autogr. draft)

 72    Radio Times, 6 May – W.B. Fagg’s letter [/1/71] printed on p. 3 (printed)

 73    R. Morley Pegge to W.B. Fagg, 8 May – refers to his letter in the Radio Times; his especial interest is the ‘brass’; surprised to learn that instruments with detachable mouthpieces were in existence so early; on the notes sounded; asks for information about the trumpets; on his own study of the subject. 4 pages (autogr.)

 74    Percival R. Kirby to ibid., 23 July – refers to his letter to the Radio Times and Leslie Lambert’s reply; asks if he should draft a statement; on the harmonics obtainable from tubes; there is no evidence that the Egyptians used mouthpieces; seems extraordinary that the BBC should permit such wild statements to be printed (tp. with autogr. PS)

 75    W.B. Fagg to the Editor, Manchester Guardian, 15 Oct. – refers to issue of 8 Oct. which reproduced examples of the resist-dyed cloths of the Yoruba of Nigeria; such decorated cloths would repay study by textile designers; mentions two collections in museums; RAI has a great deal of information on the whereabouts of such collections; is considering ways of making the information accessible (tpc.) [cross ref.]

 76    Miss Gwen Mason to W.B. Fagg, 25 Oct. – refers to his letter in the Manchester Guardian; is interested in African and Eastern cloths from the colour and design point of view; asks if she could obtain samples; presumes Indonesian cloths are similar to Dutch Block Prints (tp.)

 77    D.M. Williams, West Africa, to ibid., 1 Nov. – asks for information about collections of West African cloth of which he wrote in the Manchester Guardian; shall shortly be publishing an article about the Manchester West African trade (tp.)

A83/1/78        Denys Parsons to ibid., 8 Sept. 1951 – has a friend who is a writer on the Star; sometimes his features are followed by a flood of letters from readers; on tapping this energy for research purposes; asks if he has a problem for which he would find it useful to appeal to a large body of the public, such as an appeal for old documents; the appeal would be accompanied by an article on the RAI (tp.)

 79    Harman Grisewood, Controller, Third Programme, BBC, to ibid., 7 Jan. 1952 – refers to his letter [not held] calling attention to the Byzantine anniversary that falls in 1953; will let him know if he can make use of his suggestions (tp.)

 80    W.B. Fagg to the Editor, the Times[?], 26 Apr. – on an aetiological myth for the origin of turn-ups; there is a serious side to such trivial matters; refers to coinage of the term ‘deausterization’ (autogr. draft)

 81    Ibid., nd – ibid. (autogr. draft)

 82    Ibid., 28 Dec. 1954 – on Prof. Fortes’ tribute to the work of philanthropic foundations; on Representative Reece from Tennessee (autogr. draft)

 83    Brigid Gibbings, the Times, to W.B. Fagg, 31 Dec. – the Editor thanks him for his letter of 28 Dec.; pressure on space prevents him from making use of it (tp.)

 84    H.J.C. Stevens, the Daily Telegraph, to W.B. Fagg, 25 Nov. 1955 – encloses letter; wonders whether he has any knowledge of Mr Conrad Hoyer (tp. with autogr. notes added)

 85    Ibid., 18 Apr. 1956 – encloses cutting giving the story of how Mrs Hoyer was traced (tp.)

 86    ‘Soviet Clue to Lost Briton’ (newspaper cutting about Mrs Hoyer)

 87    A.J. Forrest to A.H. Christie, RAI Hon. Secretary 1961-70, 25 July 1961 – Mr W. Stevens, Deputy Editor of the Birmingham Post, has asked him for an article on the work, aims and background of the RAI; would be glad to let him see a draft before publication; asks if he could have an interview to obtain the factual information required; suggests some times; has written articles on the Royal Geographical Society (tp.)

 88    [Joan Edwards], RAI Administrative Secretary, to A.J. Forrest, 26 July – Mr Christie will be happy to meet him at RAI on 2 Aug. (tpc.)

A83/1/89        A.J. Forrest to Joan Edwards, 27 July – confirms appointment with Mr Christie; if there is any change, a message can be left for him at the National Liberal Club (tp.)

 90    RAI to the Editor, the Times, 5 Mar. 1962 – gives information about Rivers Memorial Medal 1962 and Huxley Memorial Medal and Lecture, to be announced (tpc.)

 91    Anthony Christie to ibid., 13 Apr. – gives information about the institution of a Patron’s Medal, to be announced; the first recipient shall be Mrs Brenda Zara Seligman (tpc.)

 92    Rachel M. Lloyd, Clerk to the Officers, to ibid., 15 May – gives information about lecture by Prof. Claude Lévi-Strauss, to be announced in ‘Today’s Arrangements’ (tpc.)

 93    Ibid., ibid. – gives information about a dinner party in honour of Prof. Claude Lévi-Strauss, to be published if possible (tpc.)

 94    Michael Kendall, BBC, to Anthony Christie, 20 Feb. 1969 – sorry that he could not arrange for a Producer from the Bristol Unit to be present at Dr Kortlandt’s lecture; the snow caused more than the usual dislocation problems; thanks him for invitation (tp.)

  2/    Press cuttings (photocopies) of which there are originals

1907, 1908, 1909, 1912

  1    Western Mail, Perth, Australia, 1 June 1907 – ‘Fanny Balbuk-Yooreel, the last Swan River (Female) Native’, by Daisy M. Bates. 3 leaves

  2    Western Mail, 7 Mar. 1908 – ‘Some Southern Aborigines – Their Natural Characteristics’ by Daisy M. Bates. 3 leaves

  3    Essex Times, 30 May 1908 – ‘More about Dene Holes. Reasons for Numerous Shafts in Contiguity’

  4    Mafeking Mail and Protectorate Guardian, 13 Apr. 1909 – ‘Bushmen Carvings in Rock, in the Bechuanaland Protectorate’

  5    Morning Post, 20 Apr. 1912 – ‘The Lake Dwelling in Dorset. Professor Boyd Dawkins’s Views’


  6    Morning Post, 27 Jan. 1920 – ‘Witches and Law. The Origins of Devil Worship’

A83/2/7        Times, 15 June 1923 – ‘Among Unknown Eskimo. From Canada to Siberia. Danish Explorer’s Plans’

  8    Times, 13 Jan. 1925 – ‘Ice Age Men in the Thames Valley. “Very much like ourselves”’; Times, 24 Jan. 1925 – ‘Anthropology in Practice. An Imperial Concern’, letter from Henry Balfour

  9    Times, 17 Jan. 1925 – ‘Races of the Empire. Anthropology and Policy. Need of Trained Advisers’, letter from G. Elliot Smith

 10    Times, 7 Feb. 1925 – ‘Anthropology and the Empire. Where the Government might help’, letter from Arthur Thomson; Times, 5 Mar. 1925 – ‘Kish Excavations. Arts of 3,000 B.C.’, letter from […?] [incomplete]

 11    Times, 10 Feb. 1925 – ‘Discoveries at Ur. An Antiquary of Old’ by C. Leonard Woolley

 12    Times, 10 Mar. 1925 – ‘New Find in Egypt. Relics of 5,000 Years ago. A Tomb Shaft’; Times, 10 Mar. 1925 – ‘Pharaoh Seneferu’

 13    Times, 15 Aug. 1925 – ‘The Galilee Skull. A Tribute to its Discoverer’

 14    Times, 27 Aug. 1925 – ‘Roman Villa Unearthed. Traces of Surrey Settlement. Discoveries at Ashtead’; Times, 15 Aug. 1925 – ‘Primitive Skulls. New Exhibits at South Kensington’

 15    Times, 4 Sept. 1925 – ‘Prehistoric Europe. Some New Discoveries’ by Sir Basil Thomson

 16    Times, 27 Oct. 1925 – ‘The Georgics of Algeria’

 17    Times, 27 Oct. 1925 – ‘Origin of the Alphabet. The Sinai Inscriptions’, letter from Alan H. Gardiner

 18    Times, 11 Nov. 1925 – ‘Maori Rock Carvings. An Important Discovery’; Times, 30 Jan. 1926 – ‘Ancient Cities of Peru. Reported Discoveries’

 19    Times, 16 Jan. 1926 – ‘The Excavations at Sakkara. Ancient Records’

 20    Times, 23 Feb. 1926 – ‘Man and the Great Apes. Sir A. Keith on the Taungs Skull’

 21    Morning Post, 28 Mar. 1927 – ‘Dr Gann’s New Discoveries – Earliest Christian Church’ by Dr Gann. 4 leaves

A83/2/22        Times, 3 Sept. 1928 – ‘A Prehistoric Village. Traces of Human Sacrifice’, letter from V. Gordon Childe


 23    Times, 29 Oct. 1932 – ‘Holiday in the Sahara I. – A Young Men’s Trek’. 2 leaves

 24    Times, 1 Nov. 1932 – ‘Holiday in the Sahara II. – Peoples of the Desert’. 2 leaves

 25    Times, 27 Dec. 1932 – ‘Across Sinai – A Prehistoric Road Remade – The Traffic of Three Continents’

 26    Times, 12 May 1932 – ‘A Season’s Finds at Jericho – Walled City and its Suburbs’ by Prof. John Garstang. 2 leaves

 27    Times, 3 June 1932 – ‘Fossil Man in Java – Discovery of a New Species’, letter from G. Elliot Smith; Times, 16 Dec. 1932 – ‘Roman Remains at Colchester – Mr Hawkes on the Season’s Discoveries’

 28    Times, 27 Dec. 1932 – ‘The Romans in Britain – A Legionary Fortress – Excavations at Caerleon’

 29    Times, 27 Dec. 1932 – ‘Iron Age Settlement at Chichester – Excavation of Ancient Walls’; Times, 31 May 1932 – ‘Roman Exeter – Finds in Deanery Garden’ by Mr S.E. Winbolt

 30    Times, 3 Mar. 1933 – ‘More Finds at Ur – Temple of Moon God’, by C. Leonard Woolley; Times, 10 Apr. 1933 – ‘New Finds at Ur – Wall of the Temenos’, by C. Leonard Woolley. 2 leaves

 31    Times, 30 Aug. 1933 – ‘An Ancient Welsh Fort – Finds at Pen Dinas; Times, [21] Sept. [1932] – ‘Roman Remains in London – Evidence of Great Cemetery Area’

 32    Times, [24] Dec. [1932] – ‘The Bronze Age in Wales – Burial Mound excavated on Kerry Hills’; Times, 14 Jan. 1933 – ‘Ainu Bear Ceremony – Film of a Primitive Rite’

 33    Times, 20 Mar. 1933 – ‘Early Man – Evidence from Africa’

 34    Morning Post, 18 Oct. 1934 – ‘Expedition Leaving for Nubia – Exclusive Reports in “Morning Post”’; Times, 13 Aug. 1934 – ‘Iron Age Horses – Skeletons Found on the Berkshire Downs’

 35    Times, [10] Aug. 1934 – ‘Pit Dwelling at Maiden Castle – Discoveries During Excavations’; Morning Post, 18 Oct. 1934 – ‘Maiden Castle Capitulates – Yielding up Secrets to Excavators’

A83/2/36        Times, [31] Aug. 1934 – ‘Bronze Age Relics – Finds in Lincolnshire Excavation’; Times 16 Feb. [1935] – ‘Obituary – Mr. B.H. Chamberlain – A Japanese Scholar’

 37    Times, 17 Mar. 1934 – ‘Obituary – Dr. Davidson Black – Discoverer of the Peking Man’; Times, 1 Sept. 1934 – ‘Skill of Neolithic Man – Flint Tools made 4,000 Years Ago’

 38    Times, 5 Mar.[?] 1935 – ‘Kish Excavations’ by S. Langdon [incomplete; not found in Times database]

 39    Times, 4 Feb. 1935 – ‘“Trephined” Bronze Age Skull – Specimen Trawled off Sussex Coast’; Times, 1 Mar. 1935 – ‘Maiden Castle’

 40    Times, 1 Mar. 1935 – ‘Kalevala’

 41    [Times], 19 Jan. 1935 – ‘Obituary – Professor J.M. Brown – Problems of the Pacific’

 42    Times, [7] Feb. 1935 – ‘The Worora Tribe – A British Museum Film’, letter from George Hill

 43    Manchester Guardian, 16 May 1932 – ‘Northern Tibet – An American Research Expedition’; Times, 30 Dec. 1932 – Ancient Syria – Recent Belgian Researches – The City of Apamea’

 44    Times, 19 July 1932 – ‘Israel in Egypt – Linguistic Evidence for Story of Exodus’; Times, 10 Sept. 1931 – ‘Mr. Elsdon Best’; Times, 7 July 1932 – ‘The “Ape Man” of Sumatra’

 45    Times, 28 May 1932 – ‘A Saharan Journey by Londoners – Start of Expedition’; Times, 12 Jan. 1932 – ‘Mr. R.W. Williamson – Anthropology in the Pacific’

 46    May 1932 – ‘The Excavation of Troy – Completing the Work of Schliemann’

 47    June 1939 – ‘Plan for Racial Survey of Britons – Measuring Militiamen’; Times, 24 Sept. 1932 – ‘Meare Lake Village’; Times Weekly Edition, 2 July 1936 – ‘Royal Anthropological Institute’; Times, 13 Mar. 1935 – ‘Racial History of Great Britain – An Anthropometric Survey’, letter from John Beattie, L.H. Dudley Buxton, R.A. Fisher, H.J. Fleure, Cyril Fox, R. Ruggles Gates; R.A. Gregory, Julian S. Huxley, Arthur Keith, Alex. Low, Lord Meston, G.M. Morant, John L. Myres, Lord Onslow, Lord Raglan, R.U. Sayce, C.G. Seligman, Henry Wellcome, Matthew Young & Edwin W. Smith; Times, 28 Dec. 1932 – ‘A Decapitated Skeleton – Ancient Burial Customs in East Anglia’

A83/2/48        Times, 27 July 1932 – ‘Primitive Man – Discovery of New Skull in South Africa’; [Times], 6 Aug. 1932 – ‘The Oldoway Skeleton’; Times, 19 Aug. 1932 – ‘The Bronze Age in Shetland – Finds at Sumburgh’; Times, 7 Oct. 1932 – ‘Viking Period in Ireland – Excavation of Lake Dwelling’

 49    Times, 2 Oct. 1932 – ‘Worshippers of Satan – A Strange Sect in Iraq’

 50    Times, 5 Aug. 1932 – ‘Coming of the Saxons – The Invaders’ Route’

 51    Dagens Nyheter[?], 28 Sept. 1936 – ‘Lybeck får ett Skansen i gammal fin fiskarby’

 52    Nature, 29 July 1939 – ‘The Carnegie United Kingdom Trust’

 53    Nature, 28 Jan. 1939 – ‘Racial Fallacies’; review by H.J. Fleure of ‘Lehrbuch der organischen Geographie: Vorschule und Einführung in das Studium’ by Prof. Ewald Banse

 54    East Africa, 25 Oct. 1934 – ‘Early Man in East Africa. Further Authoritative Investigations’

 55    Times, 3 Aug. 1932 – ‘A Maori Funeral Oration – “The Stern of Fate’s Canoe”; Times, 11 Oct. 1932 – ‘Bones of Bronze Age Man – Discovery in Thames – Remains 2,500 Years Old’; Times, 16 Dec. 1932 – ‘Ice Age Relics in Peak District’

 56    Observer, 18 July 1937 – ‘The Savage as Satirist’; review by Dr. R.R. Marett of ‘The Savage Hits Back’ by Julius E. Lips

 57    Times, 7 July 1932 – ‘Where Stones are Money – A Pacific Currency – Credit among the Yap Islanders’, letter from Walter B. Harris

 58    Times, 10 July 1933 – ‘Iraq of Old – Beauty Culture in 2000 B.C.’ by Dr. H. Frankfort. 2 leaves [incomplete]

 59    Times, 19 July 1932 – ‘Earliest Man – New Finds in E. Africa’ by Dr. L.S.B. Leakey


 60    25 Apr. 1943 – ‘Ourselves’, review by Desmond MacCarthy of ‘The English People’ by D.W. Brogan; ‘Anthropology’, letter from W.B. Fagg; ‘Imperial Institute’, letter from E.H. Blakeney

 61    Times, 17 May 1943 – ‘The Study of Man – Call for Research – Anthropology and the Social Sciences’, letter from H.J. Braunholtz & W.B. Fagg

A83/2/62        13 June 1943 – ‘Anthropology’, letter from W.B. Fagg; Sunday Times, 27 June 1943 – ‘The Study of Man’, letter from W.B. Fagg; 30 May 1943 – ‘Ethnology’, letter from Prof. J.L. Myres; 20 June 1943 – ‘Anthropology’, letter from Amelia Defries

 63    Times, 28 June 1943 – ‘The Study of Man’, letter from J.H. Hutton

 64    Times, 5 July 1943 – ‘Colonial Peoples’, letter from Dr Harold A. Moody

 65    Times, 26 July 1943 – Obituary of Prof. E.P. Stibbe

 66    Times, 21 Aug. 1943 – ‘The Indian Census – Social Changes reflected in the Returns – Counting Four Hundred Million People’. 2 leaves

 67    Times, 6 Sept. 1943 – Obituary of Dr Alés Hrdlička

 68    Birmingham Post, 25 Oct. 1943 – ‘Anthropological Centenary’

 69    Daily Telegraph, 27 Oct. 1943 – ‘Empire Welfare Research – Institute’s Aim’

 70    Scotsman, 28 Oct. 1943 – ‘Study of Anthropology – A Century’s Progress’ by Prof. V. Gordon Childe

 71    Sunday Times, [31?] Oct. 1943 – on General Smuts visiting the RAI

 72    Times, 30 Oct. 1943 – ‘The Study of Man’

 73    Times, 30 Oct. 1943 – ‘A Hundred Years of Anthropology – Institute’s Celebration To-day’

 74    Glasgow Evening News, 30 Oct. 1943 – ‘Cinderella of Sciences’

 75    Manchester Guardian, 30 Oct. 1943 – ‘Anthropology – Institute’s Centenary’

 76    Star, 30 Oct. 1943 – ‘New Hope for “Cinderella of Science”’

 77    Southern Daily Echo, 30 Oct. 1943 – ‘Study of Man – Cinderella of the Sciences’

 78    Sunday Times, 31 Oct. 1943 – ‘Making Better World – Role of Science’

 79    Sunday Dispatch, 31 Oct. 1943 – ‘Scientists Explode “Herrenvolk” Theory’

A83/2/80        Manchester Guardian, 1 Nov. – ‘Anthropologists’ Study of Culture-Change’

 81    Scotsman, 1 Nov. 1943 – ‘Study of Culture Change – Modern Anthropologists’

 82    Daily Telegraph, 1 Nov. 1943 – ‘Anthropology Aid to Empire Development – Lord Hailey’s Call’

 83    Times, 1 Nov. 1943 – ‘Anthropology and the Colonies – Lord Hailey on its Value – Institute’s Centenary’

 84    Daily Telegraph, 2 Nov. 194[3] – ‘Scholar’s Disappointment’

 85    East Africa and Rhodesia, 4 Nov. 1943 – ‘Anthropology in the Colonies – The Example of Holland and Belgium’

 86    Time and Tide, 6 Nov. 1943 – ‘A Century of Anthropology’

 87    Spectator, 12 Nov. 1943 – ‘The Indians of Canada’

 88    West Africa, 13 Nov. 1943 – ‘Anthropology in Colonial Development – Lord Hailey on the Evils of Late Recognition’

 89    Times, 16 Nov. 1943 – ‘Native Races in the Empire – Anthropology and Government – An Agent of Evolution’

 90    Birmingham Post, 26 Nov. 1943 – ‘Anthropology in Reconstruction’

 91    [Times], 1 Dec. 1943 – ‘A London Home of Science – Sir Henry Dale on a Pressing Need – Planning Opportunity’

 92    Times, 1 Dec. 1943 – ‘Room for Science’

 93    Times, 6 June 1944 – ‘West African Survey – I-A Region of Neglected Assets – Colonies Deserving Improvement’, by Julian Huxley. 2 leaves

 94    Times, 10 June 1944 – ‘West African Survey – II-The Need for Regional Coordination – Foundations of Unity’, by Julian Huxley. 2 leaves

 95    Times, 23 Nov. 1944 – ‘Season for War in Burma – A Survey of the Allies’ Four Sectors – The Development of Supply by Air’. 2 leaves

 96    Times, 23 Aug. 1946 – ‘African Ancestries – Interpretation of Fossil Finds in Kenya – Ape or Primitive Man?’ by L.S.B. Leakey. 2 leaves

A83/2/97        Life, 31 Mar. 1947 – ‘Scientists Find Ice Age American – Modern device locates Tepexpan man in a Mexican lake bed where he fell about 15,000 years ago’. 4 leaves

 98    Times, 1 Aug. 1946 – ‘The Karens’, letter from Aubrey Buxton; 25 Sept. 1946 – ‘“Nothing in Excess”’; Manchester Guardian, 19 June 1945 – ‘The Silent Language’; Manchester Guardian, 19 Oct. 1949 – ‘Dyed Cloths of Africa and the East’, letter from William Fagg

 99    Times, 26 Apr. 1947 – ‘White Horse Hill’, letter from John Betjeman; Times, 29 Apr. 1947 – ‘White Horse Hill’, letters from Christopher Hawkes and Lord Kennet; 30 Apr. 1947 – ‘White Horse Hill’; Times, 30 Apr. 1947 – ‘White Horse Hill’, letters from Nicolas Bentley and Hugh Gurney; [Times], 1 May 1947 – ‘White Horse Hill’

100    Times, 6 May 1947 – ‘White Horse Hill’, letters from John Betjeman, Christopher Hawkes, and H.J. Fleure & W.B. Fagg; [Times], 8 May 1947 – ‘White Horse Hill Saved – Television Scheme Dropped’; Manchester Guardian, 8 May 1947 – ‘Berkshire and Bankside’; Times, 14 May 1947 – ‘White Horse Hill’, letter from H.G. Griffin

101    News Review, 20 Dec. 1947[?] – ‘Can Anthropologists Change Human Nature?’

102    6 Oct. 1948 – ‘Prelude to a Dance’ by Eve Perrick


103    Manchester Guardian, 22 July 1953 – ‘Zimbabwe’, letter from M. Gluckman; Manchester Guardian, 27 July 1953 – ‘Zimbabwe’, letter from R.L. Smith; Manchester Guardian, 7 Aug. 1953 – ‘Zimbabwe’, letter from Max Gluckman; Manchester Guardian, 4 Aug. 1953 – ‘Zimbabwe’, letter from William Fagg

104    Manchester Guardian, 26 Nov. 1957 – ‘The Aborigine Reserves – Protection or Restraint?’, letter from Peter M. Worsley; Times, 28 Dec. 1954 – ‘Tribute to U.S. Foundations – Work in Cause of Humanity’, letter from M. Fortes; Times, 7 Aug. 1951 – ‘Art from the Colonies’, letter from William Fagg


105    Nature, 2 May 1964 – ‘Ores and Metals’



106    Times, 15 Feb. 1976 – ‘Promising’; Times, 2 July 1976 – ‘Man’s family tree runs to sixty thousand volumes’ by Philip Howard; Times, 30 July – ‘Anthropological library’, letter from Mrs Barbara Godlee

107    Times, 6 Aug. 1976 – ‘Anthropological museum’, letter from Mary Douglas; Times, 9 Aug. 1976 – ‘Anthropological museum’, letter from Raymond Firth; Daily Telegraph, 6 Oct. 1976 – ‘Museum gets Library Gift’; Times, 6 Oct. 1976 – ‘Museum accepts Anthropology Gift’

108    Observer, 20 Feb. 1973 – ‘Literacy be damned’ by Edmund Leach

109    Sunday Times, 14 Jan. 1973 – ‘Pitt-Rivers: a family treasure and its fate’ by Celia Haddon and Antony Terry. 2 leaves

110    Financial Times, 10 Jan. 1973 – ‘City men to the rescue of the anthropologists’; Telegraph, 15 Jan. 1973 – ‘Financial Crisis threatens Science Library’; Times Higher Education Supplement, 26 Jan. 1973, ‘Library faces shipment to the states’

111    Evening Standard, 7 Mar. 1973 – ‘The library of man faces cash crisis’ by Charles Lyte; Times, [9] Feb. 1973 – ‘£500,000 appeal to protect library’, by Philip Howard; Times Higher Education Supplement, 26 Jan. – ‘Anthropology library in danger of exile’

112    Sunday Times, 11 Mar. 1973 – ‘Societies could share’, letter from Prof. Edmund R. Leach; Sunday Times, 4 Mar. 1973 – ‘How societies can survive’, letters from Eric F.J. Ford and Alan Lovett; Times Educational Supplement, 16 Mar. 1973 – ‘Ethnographics’

113    Times Educational Supplement, 29 June 1973 – ‘Resources for anthropology; Times Educational Supplement, 8 June 1973 – ‘Primitive equations’, letter from Ann Hurman; Guardian, 18 July 1973 – ‘Foundation “lacking”’; Telegraph, 28 June 1973 – ‘Interests in common’; Scarborough Evening News, 11 July 1973 – ‘Back-to-nature solution to society’s problems’

114    Times, 7 Aug. 1973 – ‘Princely gift’; Art & Antiques, 18 Aug. 1973 – ‘Prince William’s African masks find a new home’

115    Times Educational Supplement, 26 Oct. 1973 – ‘Anthropology for 4B’ by Ann Hurman

A83/2/116    Times Higher Education Supplement, 5 Oct. 1973 – ‘Anthropologists celebrate centenary cap in hand’ by Joanna Holland

117    Times, 15 Oct. 1973 – on the exhibition of Prince William’s collection; Connoisseur, Oct. 1973 – on the exhibition of Prince William’s collection; Arts Review, 20 Oct. 1973 – review by Rita Maran of ‘Eskimo Art’ by Cottie Burland

118    Financial Times, 9 Nov. 1973 – ‘Plight of the anthropologists’; Evening Standard, 9 Nov., 1973 – ‘RAI library’; Sunday Mirror, 11 Nov. 1973 – on a remark made by Prince Charles; Jewish Chronicle, 1 Dec. 1973 – ‘Minority Problems’; Sunday Telegraph, 11 Nov. 1973 – ‘Sacrificial write’

119    Evening Standard, 9 Nov. 1973 – ‘RAI library’ [duplicate]; Evening Standard, 9 Nov. 1973 – ‘Royal files’; Daily Express, 8 Nov. 1973 – ‘Summing up Prince Charles’; Financial Times, 9 Nov. 1973 – ‘Plight of the anthropologists’ [duplicate]

1980s & 1990s

120    Times Higher Education Supplement, 23 Jan. 1981 – ‘How daily life in Ruritania affects us all’ by Edmund Leach and Peter Rivière. 2 leaves

121    Times, 29 May 1992 – on a UNESCO grant to RAI; Times, 2 Nov. 1993 – ‘Aboriginal funeral’, letter from Jonathan Benthall; Times, 23 Nov. 1995 – letter from Roland Littlewood

  3/    Press cuttings (photocopies) of which there are no originals

  1    Times, 30 Dec. 1941 – ‘Social Sciences’, letter from H.J. Braunholtz & W.B. Fagg

  2    Observer, 1 Dec. 1957 – Paul Jennings, ‘How to Remove N-Stains’

  3    Times, 28 Dec. 1957 – ‘The Rev. Edwin Smith’; Methodist Recorder, 2 Jan. 1958 – ‘Rev. Dr. E.W. Smith’; Times, 8 Jan. 1958 – ‘The Rev. Edwin Smith’; Times, 16 Jan. 1958 – notice of Memorial Service for Rev. Edwin Smith; Times, 23 Jan. 1958 – ‘The Rev. Dr. E.W. Smith’

A83/3/4        Methodist Recorder, 30 Jan. 1958 – ‘Dr Edwin W. Smith – Memorial Service in London’; Stockholms Tidningen, 23 Nov. 1957 – ‘Antropologisk utmärkelse’; Dagens Nyheter Stockholm, 23 Nov. 1957 – ‘Förnämlig brittisk utmärkelse till Sigvald Linné’; Dagens Nyheter Stockholm, 23 Nov. 1957 – ‘Svensk forskare hedras i London’; Svenska Dagblabet Stockholm, 22 Nov. 1957 – ‘Sällsynt utmärkelse’

  5    New York Times, 26 Dec. 1957 – ‘[V]ast Cave in Borneo Yields Bones of Prehistoric Man’; The Lancet, 18 Jan. 1958 – notice of Dr J.A. Fraser Roberts’ election as President of the RAI; Times, 16 Jan. 1958 – on Princess Alice becoming Patron of the RAI; Coventry Evening Telegraph, 15 Jan. 1958 – ‘Royal Patron’; Dundee Evening Telegraph, 15 Jan. 1958 – ‘Princess for a Patron’; Stockholm Aftonblabet, 27 Nov. 1958 – ‘Antropolog’; Stockholm Tidningen – on Sigvald Linné; Expressen Stockholme, 22 Nov. 1957 – ‘Fin medalj’; Nature, 1 Feb. 1958 – notice of Dr J.A. Fraser Roberts’ election as President of the RAI; British Medical Journal, 25 Jan. 1958 – notice of Dr J.A. Fraser Roberts’ election as President of the RAI

  6    Times, 6 Feb. 1958 – ‘Ivory Mask sold for £20,000 – Proceeds as Gift to Institute Fund’; Telegraph, 6 Feb. 1958 – ‘£20,000 Ivory for U.S. – Sale aids Institute’; Evening Standard, 5 Feb. 1958 – ‘Widow’s £22,000 Gift’; Jewish Chronicle, 7 Feb. 1958 – ‘£22,000 Memorial Gift’; East Africa and Rhodesia, London, 13 Feb. 1958 – ‘£20,000 Gift’; Daily Telegraph, 22 Feb. 1958 – ‘Museum shows Benin Mask – Fortnight’s Stay’; Daily Telegraph, 22 Feb. 1958 – ‘£12 10s to £20,000’

  7    Illustrated London News, 15 Feb. 1958 – ‘Sold for the Record Sum of £20,000: a Masterpiece of African Sculpture, the 16th Century Benin Ivory Mask’

  8    The Cambridge Review, 15 Feb. 1958, Glyn Daniel – article on the death of Gordon Childe. 2 leaves

  9    Scotsman, 21 Feb. 1958 – ‘Anthropologists in the red’; Evening News, 24 Feb. 1958 – ‘Funds wanted’; Sunday Times, 22 Feb. & 2 Mar. 1958 – appeal for funds; Birmingham Post, 25 Feb. 1958 – ‘For Anthropology’; Yorkshire Evening Post, 1 Mar. 1958 – ‘Only two years left’; New Statesman, 1 Mar. – appeal for funds

 10    New Scientist, 27 Feb. 1958 – ‘An ivory mask to the rescue’; West Africa, 1 Mar. 1958 – ‘Matchet’s Diary’; Jewish Chronicle, 7 Mar. 1958 – ‘Ivory Masks on Display’

A83/3/11        Times, 4 Mar. 1958 – ‘Anthropological Studies’, letter from J.A. Fraser Roberts, Marian W. Smith & George Beresford-Stooke; New Scientist, 6 Mar. 1958 – ‘Redskin Dentists 1,500 years ago’; Financial Times, 11 Mar. 1958 – ‘Subjective Art’, letter from Marian W. Smith; South China Morning Post, 23 Jan. 1958 – ‘Britain Honours Anthropologist’

 12    Connoisseur, Mar. 1958 – article on the Benin ivory mask; Les Beaux Arts Brussels, 4 Apr. 1958 – ‘Un masque de prix’; New Scientist, 20 Mar. 1958 – ‘Speed and care in Nigerian archaeology’; Christchurch Press, New Zealand, 10 Feb. 1958 – ‘Benin Mask’

 13    Times, 1 Apr. 1958 – ‘Mr Hazzledine Warren’; Connaissance des arts, Apr. 1958 – article on the Benin ivory mask; New Scientist, 24 Apr. 1958 – ‘The country of the giants’

 14    Lancet, 26 Apr. 1958 – announcement of lecture by Dr Raymond Cabannes; New York Times, 23 Mar. 1958 – ‘Old Eskimo Tools found in Malaya’; Lancet & BMJ, 10 May 1958 – announcement of lecture by Dr Raymond Cabannes; Times, 28 June 1958 – announcement of election of RAI officers; Oxford Mail, 22 July 1958 – ‘The Totem Pole Carver’

 15    Times, 21 Aug. 1958 – ‘Dr H.S. Harrison’ by H.J. Braunholtz; New Scientist, 28 Aug. 1958 – ‘Ancient Celts, modern Celts and Saxons’

 16    New York Herald Tribune, nd – ‘$56,000 Mask Shown Today at Museum’; New York Times, 17 Sept. 1958 – ‘$56,000 African Mask of Ivory Put on View at Museum Here’

 17    Telegraph, 6 Oct. 1958 – ‘The Hunter Hunted’; Lancet, 4 Oct. 1958 – announcement of lectures; New Scientist, 30 Oct. 1958 – ‘Floating Villages of Hong Kong’; Times, 29 Nov. 1958 – ‘Dinners’; Times, 8 Dec. 1958 – ‘Anthropological Prize’

 18    Welt am Sonntag, 20 July 1958 – ‘Ein König aus Benin’

 19    Sunday Times, 5 Oct. 1958 – ‘The Fawcett Grave’, letter from Miriam L. Tildesley; New York Times, 16 Oct. 1958 – ‘Robert Redfield, Educator, is Dead’; Observer, 16 Oct. 1958 – ‘Older Walls uncovered in Jericho’

 20    New Scientist, 20 Nov. 1958 – ‘Tracing ancestors by blood group’; South Wales Evening Post, 27 Nov. 1958 – ‘What is a Welshman?’

 21    The Economist, 6 Dec. 1958 – ‘Welsh Huffs’; Times, 10 Jan. 1959 – ‘Conference Study of Race Relations’; Yorkshire Post, 10 Jan. 1959 – ‘Three-day study of race relations’

 22    Tatler, 7 Jan. 1959, Lord Raglan – ‘Preservation: Aren’t we overdoing it?’ 2 leaves

A83/3/23        New Scientist, 8 Jan. 1959, N.A. Barnicot – ‘Genetics and human races’. 2 leaves

 24    Guardian, 14 Jan. 1959 – ‘Prejudice without Reason’

 25    Yorkshire Post, 7 Feb. 1959 – ‘Mr Albert L. Armstrong’; Lancet, 31 Jan. 1959 – ‘The ABO Blood Groups’; letter from Lucy Mair on ‘Matriarchy’; West Australian, Perth, 26 May 1959 – ‘Anthropologist Wins High Award’

 26    New Scientist, 7 May 1959 – ‘Longer tails for hotter climates’; Barbados Advocate, 4 July 1959 – ‘Brathwaite Compiles Booklet on the Body’; Deccan Chronicle, Seconderabad, India, 1 Apr. 1960 – ‘B.C.C.[sic] TV Programme on Life in Indian Village’

 27    New Scientist, 23 Apr. 1959 – ‘The links still missing’; Times, 27 May 1959 – announcement of award of Wellcome Medal to Dr Ronald Berndt; Times, 27 June 1959 – announcement of election of RAI officers; New Scientist, 29 Oct. 1959 – ‘The Scientific Film Society’, letter from Marian W. Smith; Christchurch Press, 29 Nov. 1959 – ‘Fellowship awarded’

 28    Geographical Review, Vol. 49, No. 2, 1959, pp. 262-3 – review of ‘Physical Character among Welshmen’ by H.J. Fleure and Elwyn Davies

 29    New Scientist, 13 Aug. 1959 – ‘The oldest town in the world’; New Scientist, 22 Oct. 1959 – ‘Was this the snowman?’

 30    Times of Ceylon, 5 Apr. 1959 – ‘UK journal extols Prof. Deraniyagala’; Ceylon Observer, 11 Apr. 1959 – article on Prof. Deraniyagala; Daily Telegraph, 4 Dec. 1959 – ‘Race Relations Study in Africa’; Sydney Morning Herald, 24 Oct. 1959 – ‘Are Aborigines closer to us than we thought?’

 31    Nature, 16 May 1959 – ‘The Fontéchevade Skulls and the Origin of Homo Sapiens’. 2 leaves

 32    Times, 28 Nov. 1959 – ‘Lord Raglan’; New Scientist, 15 Oct. 1959 – ‘Origin of the aborigine’

 33    Sydney Morning Herald, 24 Oct. 1959 – ‘Oldest Town in the World’; Auckland Star, New Zealand, 5 Nov. 1959 – ‘Huxley medal for New Zealander’; Christchurch Star-Sun, New Zealand – article on Raymond Firth’s Huxley lecture; Nature, 16 Apr. 1960 – ‘Grooved Rocks at Apoje, Nigeria’; Times, 1 July 1960 – announcement of election of RAI officers; Evening Star, Dunedin, New Zealand, 7 Dec. 1959 – ‘Medal Awarded to N.Z. Professor’

A83/3/34        Kristall, Hamburg, 4 Dec. 1959 – ‘Im Brennpunkt der Forschung’. 2 leaves

 35    The Contemporary Review, Nov. 1959, W. Mortimer – ‘Immigration’. 2 leaves

 36    Scotsman, 10 Feb. 1960 – ‘Anthea looks at … A Science with no prejudices against women’; Adelaide Advertiser, 1 Mar. 1960 – ‘Professor to Undertake Research Tour’; Daily Telegraph, 31 Oct. 1960 – death notice of Prof. Johan Gunnar Andersson; British Book News, Jan. 1961 – review of papers read at RAI conference on Race Relations

 37    British Medical Journal, 27 Feb. 1960 – ‘Genetic Clues to History’

 38    British Medical Journal, 16 Apr. 1960 – ‘ABO Blood Groups and Cancer of Oesophagus, Cancer of Pancreas and Pituitary Adenoma’ by Ian Aird, Derek R. Lee & J.A. Fraser Roberts. 4 leaves

 39    13 May 1960 – Obituary of J.P. Mills; Times, July 1960 – Obituary of G.K. Roth; Times Educational Supplement, nd – Obituaries of various people including J.P. Mills; Times, 15 June 1960 – ‘Dr Charles Singer’ by Dr A.L. Rowse

 40    Sunday Times, 29 May 1960 – ‘Higher Still and Faster’ by Peter Collins

 41    Times, 26 Nov. 1960 – ‘Lord Raglan’; New Scientist, 9 June 1960 – ‘Ancestors of the common cow’; Times, 6 July 1960 – ‘Stubborn Prejudice’, letter from Philip Mason; Rhodesia Herald, Salisbury, 6 July 1960 – ‘Honour for Professor J.C. Mitchell’

 42    Nature, 25 June 1960 – Obituary of J.P. Mills by J.H. Hutton; Nature, 9 July 1960 – on RAI awards and announcement of election of RAI officers; Lancet, 9 July 1960 – on the Huxley Medal; British Medical Journal, 9 July 1960 – on the Huxley Medal; Seafarer, Jan. 1961 – ‘Red Indians’; Nature, 21 Jan. 1961 – ‘Seventeenth-Century Bronze Finds in Eastern Nigeria’

 43    Times, 29 Aug. 1960 – ‘Prof. Gluckman barred from New Guinea’; Trinidad Guardian, 24 Apr. 1961 – article about Dr Elliott P. Skinner

 44    Cambridge Daily News, 4 Jan. 1961 – ‘£10,000 & House for Butler in Cambridge Will’; Times, 23 Dec. 1960 – ‘Dr Louis Clarke’ by H.J. Braunholtz; Times, 5 Jan. 1961 – ‘Further Bequests of Dr Louis Clarke’; Times, 25 Aug. 1961 – ‘Cholera Epidemic’, letter by Anthony Christie

A83/3/45        Times, May 1961 – Obituary of Dr Marian Smith by William Fagg; death notice for Marian Smith; Natal Witness, 12 May 1961 – on Hilda Kuper; Illustrated London News, 20 May 1961 – notice of the death of Marian Smith; Times, 30 June 1961 – announcement of election of RAI officers and RAI awards

 46    Times, 22 Aug. 1961 – Obituary of Abbé Henri Breuil

 47    Birmingham Post, 22 Aug. 1961 – ‘Anthropology’s Role in Modern Age’ by A.J. Forrest

 48    Oxford Mail, 30 Aug. 1961 – ‘Explorer of man’s early history’, profile of Sir Wilfrid Le Gros Clark

 49    New World, Oct. 1961 – ‘Guide to Congo Divisions’; Nature, 9 Dec. 1961 – ‘Dr Marian W. Smith’ by A.E. Mourant; Nature, 22 Nov. 1961 – announcement of Huxley Memorial Lecture; ‘Dr A.E. Mourant honoured’ (duplicate); ‘Dinners’ (duplicate); Liverpool Post, 27 Feb. 1962 – ‘Lytham author’s funeral’

 50    Times, 16 Dec. 1961 – ‘Remote Tribes filmed’

 51    South African Journal of Science, Oct. 1961 – ‘The Abbé Breuil’; British Medical Journal, 18 Nov. 1961 – announcement of the Huxley Memorial Lecture; Times, 25 Nov. 1961 – ‘Dr A.E. Mourant honoured’; Times, 25 Nov. 1961 – ‘Dinners’

 52    The Listener, 16 Nov. 1961 – review by Lucy Mair of two books on the Congo; Times, 8 Mar. 1962 – announcement of RAI awards

 53    Times Literary Supplement, 19 Jan. 1962 – notice of ‘The Artist in Tribal Society’; Sydney Daily Telegraph, 27 Feb. 1962 – ‘Adventures with animals’; Nature, 19 Mar. 1962 – ‘Archaeology in Saudi Arabia’; British Book News, Mar. 1962 – notice of ‘The Artist in Tribal Society’; Times, 8 Mar. 1962 – announcement of RAI awards; The Lancet, 10 Mar. 1962 – on the Rivers Medal; Nature, 31 Mar. 1962 – ‘Archaeology, Anthropology and Breuil’

 54    British Medical Journal, 24 Mar. 1962 – ‘Diseases of Ancient Man’

 55    ‘Diseases of Ancient Man’ continued; Times, 16 Apr. 1962 – ‘Anthropological Medal’; Evening Standard, 5 Apr. 1962 – ‘Professors are suing Institute’; Nature, 28 Apr. 1962 – ‘Art in Nigeria’

 56    Man, Apr. 1962, No. 92 – review by George Kubler of ‘The Artist in Tribal Society’

A83/3/57        Times, 17 May 1962 – ‘Today’s Arrangements’, including announcement of lecture by Claude Lévi-Strauss; East African Standard, Nairobi, 9 May 1962 -‘Research awards for Dr Leakey’; East African Standard, 29 May 1962 – ‘Dr Leakey thanks museum trustees’; Manchester Guardian, ? May 1962 – ‘Viking Medal goes to Oxford professor’

 58    Nature, 22 Sept. 1962 – ‘Australian Rock Carvings’; Times, 11 Oct. 1962 – ‘Today’s Arrangements’, including announcement of lecture by Prof. M. Marwick; Times, 26 Oct. 1962 – on memorial service for Prof. R. Ruggles Gates; Nature, 13 Oct. 1962 – ‘Wild and Domestic Animals’; The Bookseller, 3 Nov. 1962 – ‘The Chinese-Indian Conflict’; Times, 3 Nov. 1962 – ‘Dinners’; Times, 2 Nov. 1962 – ‘Today’s Arrangements’, including announcement of lecture by Dr D. Garrod

 59    Times, 13 Aug. 1962 – Obituary of Prof. R. Ruggles Gates; Times, 30 June 1962 – announcement of election of RAI officers and awards; Northern News, Ndola, Northern Rhodesia, 27 July 1962 – ‘Expert praises Ndola museum’

 60    Suid-Afrikaanse Joernaal vir Wetenskap, Dec. 1962 – Obituary of Rev. Prof. William Alfred Norton; Nature, 3 Nov. 1962 – ‘Italian Rock Carvings’

 61    Times, 31 Jan. 1963 – ‘Today’s Arrangements’, including announcement of lecture by Mr C. Morris; Times, 21 Feb. 1963 – ‘Today’s Arrangements’, including announcement of lecture by Dr L. Leakey; Nature, 27 Apr. 1963 – ‘Middle Palaeolithic Industry in Greece’; Times, 4 May 1963 – Obituary of Dr Paul Fejos; Peterborough Citizen and Advertiser, 17 May 1963 – ‘The Rev. G. Price to be Canon’

 62    Southern Evening Echo, 31 May 1963 – ‘Bound for the hills of India’; Times, 6 June 1963 – Obituary of H.J. Braunholtz

 63    Times, 2 July 1963 – ‘Anthropologists’ new President’; The Jewish Chronicle, 12 July 1963 – ‘Piltdown and after’; Nature, 22 June 1963 – ‘Rock Carvings and the Late Dr P. Harper Kelley’; New Society, 18 July 1963 – ‘After you, Claude’

 64    The Bootle Herald, 26 July 1963 – ‘Bootle Lecturer to Visit Remote Tribe’

 65    Times Literary Supplement, 20 Sept. 1963 – ‘Studies of Mankind’. 2 leaves

 66    Times, 13 Sept. 1963 – ‘Periodic Index’; Nature, 28 Sept. 1963 – on the Index to Current Periodicals; New Society, 24 Oct. 1963 – ‘Sacred cow or load of bull?’; East London Dispatch, South Africa – ‘Taking a post at Wits.’

A83/3/67        Nature, 2 Nov. 1963 – ‘The Late Stone Age in Eastern Africa’; New Scientist, 21 Nov. 1963 – ‘Blood-group geography of Britain’; New Society, 28 Nov. 1963 – ‘In the Blood’

 68    Times, 5 Dec. 1963 – ‘Science Centre’, letter from Anthony Christie; Nature, 7 Dec. 1963 – ‘Affinity of Andamanese Recent Stone Industry’ by Pratap Chandra Dutta

 69    ‘Affinity of Andamanese Recent Stone Industry’ continued

 70    New Society, 26 Dec. 1963 – ‘The Riddle of the Magi’. 2 leaves

 71    New Scientist, 9 Jan. 1964 – ‘Chastity and caste in southern India’; list of contributors

 72    New Society, 16 Jan. 1964 – ‘Home Fires Burning’; Sunday Times, 19 Jan. 1964 – ‘Man of talent’, review of biography of Sir Richard Burton

 73    Letter from Anthony Christie to the Sunday Times, 22 Jan. 1964 [not a cutting] – refers to review of biography of Sir Richard Burton

 74    British Book News, Feb. 1964 – ‘Prehistoric Archaeology’; Nature, 29 Feb. 1964 – ‘Flint Tools from Southern Arabia’; Times Literary Supplement, 27 Feb. 1964 – ‘An Art and a Science’

 75    New Society, 5 Mar. 1964 – ‘Unemployed Gods’

 76    Times Science Review, June 1964 – ‘Origins of Man’ – review of ‘The Prehistory of East Africa’ by Sonia Cole

 77    Metallurgical Abstracts, Vol. 31, 1964 – ‘Ores and Metals’ – review of a report of the Ancient Mining and Metallurgy Committee of the RAI

 78    Jerusalem Post, Israel, 6 May 1964 – ‘Solomon’s Mines Re-explored’; New Society, 2 July 1964 – ‘Old Friendships’; Nuclear Engineering, July 1964 – on King Solomon’s copper mines