Correspondence and papers of William James Perry (1887-1949), Reader in Cultural
Anthropology, UCL 1928-1948, consisting of notes, letters, draft articles and
research papers. Also included are papers of Sir Grafton Elliot Smith, Professor
of Anatomy at University College London 1919-1936, who worked with Perry on
Diffusionist theories and together they led the Diffusionist School controversy
of the 1920s and 1930s. There are also some papers of W.H.R.Rivers, Fellow
of the Royal Society and President of the Royal Anthropological Institute (1864-1922).
A handlist is in progress.
Last modified 3 August 2006