MOBERLY, Arthur Norman

MOBERLY, Arthur Norman. New Alresford, Hampshire 1873 — Southwark, Surrey 24.5.1934. British Civil Servant in India. Son of John Cornelius M. and Caroline Hunter. Educated at Winchester and Christ Church, Oxford (M.A.). Arrived at India in 1896 and served as magistrate in Bengal. Superintendent of Ethnography in Bengal, finally Chief Secretary…

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MARSHALL, William Elliot

MARSHALL, William Elliot. 1826? — Torquay, Devon 21.11.1888. British Colonial Officer and Anthropologist in India. Son of an officer, educated at Rugby. Lieutenant-Colonel of Bengal Staff Corps (1873). Retired as Major-General. Married 186? Caroline Sylvia Hardy, one daughter, one son. During a furlough in Ootacamund he interested in Todas and conducted…

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LEWIS, Oscar

LEWIS, Oscar (born Lefkowitz). New York 25.12.1914 — New York 16.11.1970. U.S. Anthropologist. Son of a rabbi, raised in a farm in upper New York state. Studies at Columbia University, switched from history (B.A. 1936) to anthropology (Ruth Benedict). Ph.D. 1940 there. Taught at at Brooklyn College and Washington University (St.Louis),…

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HABERLANDT, Michael

HABERLANDT, Michael. Altenburg (now Mosonmagyaróvár, Hungary) 29.9. 1860 — Vienna 14.6.1940. Austrian Anthropologist and Indologist. Son of Agronomist Friedrich H. Studies of Indology, etc. at Vienna, Ph.D. 1882. In 1892 he became the first PD of Ethnology at Wien University, from 1910 with ao. Professor’s title. From 1895 employed in…

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FUCHS, Stephen

FUCHS, Stephen. Bruck an der Mur 30.4.1908 — St.Gabriel, Mödling 17.1.2000. S.V.D. Austrian Missionary and Anthropologist in India. Joined the Society of Divine Word in 1927 and studied theology at Bonn and St.Gabriel in Mödling, also linguistics under Wilhelm Schmidt. Ordained as Roman Catholic priest in 1934 he went immediately…

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WESTPHAL-HELLBUSCH, Sigrid

WESTPHAL-HELLBUSCH, Sigrid. Rendsburg 10.6.1915 — Oldenburg 1.2.1984. German Anthropologist. Professor in Berlin. Grew up in Berlin. From 1935 studied Anthropology, Geography and Psychology at Berlin. Ph.D. 1940. Then worked at Staatliches Museum für Völkerkunde. PD 1946 Berlin (Humboldt University), in 1951-53 Professor there. Moved to West Berlin, she was PD,…

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SINGER, Milton Borah

SINGER, Milton Borah. Poland 15.7.1912 — N.Y. 5.12.1994, when 82. U.S. Anthropologist of India. Born in a Jewish family in Poland, soon emigrated to the U.S.A. From 1920 in Detroite, 1921 naturalized. Studies of psychology (B.A. 1934) and philosophy (M.A. 1936) ant University of Texas in Austin. Ph.D. 1940 Chicago…

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SELIGMANN, Brenda Zara

SELIGMANN, Brenda Zara (née Salaman). 1883 — 1965. British Anthropologist. Daughter of Myer and Sarah Salaman, studied pre-medical biology at Bedford College in London. Married 1907 —> Charles Gabriel S., with whom she then collaborated, but also became known as independent scholar. Together with her husband she acquired large collection…

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SCHRÖDER, Dominik

SCHRÖDER, Dominik. Eiweiler, Saarland 4.9.1910 — Ibid. 25.12.1974. German Catholic Missionary and Anthropologist in China. Worked in North-West China in 1938-49, mainly among Monguors. Then active in Anthropos Institute in Fribourg. Ph.D. 1951. In 1960-69 Professor of Ethnology at Nanzan University in Nagoya, Japan, now conducted fieldwork among Puyuma people…

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SCHMIDT, Heinrich Wilhelm Arnold

SCHMIDT, Heinrich Wilhelm Arnold. Hörde near Dortmund 16.2.1868 — Fribourg 10.2.1953. Father. Famous German Anthropologist and Linguist in Austria and Switzerland. From 1883 educated in the Netherlands, in 1890 joined S.V.D., 1892 ordained priest. In 1893-95 studied theology and Oriental languages at Berlin and Vienna. From 1895 taught ethnology and…

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