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Perry Papers (MS ADD 279)

5 boxes

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).

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