Wallis, Wilson D. (Wilson Dallam), 1886-1970 Search this
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Scope and Contents note:
Group portrait of recipients and dons of Oxford University Diploma in Anthropology Class, made in June 1910. The anthropologists depicted are Wilson Dallam Wallis, Diamond Jenness, Charles Marius Barbeau, Henry Balfour, Arthur Thompson, and Robert R. Marett.
Oxford University's Diploma in Anthropology was introduced in 1906. Wilson Dallam Wallis and Charles Marius Barbeau were Rhodes Scholars who graduated with diplomas in 1910. Diamond Jenness attended Oxford on a Balliol scholarship and received his diploma in 1911. Balfour, Thomson, and Marett were the three most influential dons in the early period of the Anthropology Diploma. Balfour served as curator of the Pitt Rivers Museum at Oxford, Thomson lectured on human anatomy and physical anthropology, and Marett served as Secretary of the Committee of Anthropology.
Local Call Number(s):
NAA Photo Lot 76-130
Location of Other Archival Materials:
The Pitt Rivers Museum at Oxford University holds the papers of Henry Balfour, Arthur Thomson, and Robert Marett, as well as the original of this photograph.
The University of Minnesota Archives holds the Wilson Dallam Wallis papers.
The Canadian Museum of Civilization holds the papers of Charles Marius Barbeau.
The collection is open for research.
Access to the collection requires an appointment.
Photo lot 76-130, Photograph of 1910-1911 Diploma in Anthropology Class, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Spencer's last journey, being the journal of an expedition to Tierra del Fuego, by the late Sir Baldwin Spencer; with a memoir. Edited by R.R. Marett and T.K. Penniman, with contributions by Sir James Frazer and H. Balfour