KUNIKE, Hugo

KUNIKE, Hugo. Hamburg 2.3.1887 — 1945/49. German Anthropologist. Son of a merchant, gymnasium in Wandsbek. Studies of ethnology, philosophy and comparative linguistics at Berlin. Ph.D. 1912 Leipzig. In 1909-19 worked as wissenschaftlicher Hilfsarbeiter in Museum für Völkerkunde in Berlin, then private scholar in Berlin. Publications: Diss. Couvade oder das sogenannte Männerkindbett. Halle…

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KIPLING, John Lockwood

KIPLING, John Lockwood. Pickering, Yorkshire 6.7.1837 — Tisbury, Wiltshire 26.1.1911. British Art Teacher, Illustrator and Museum Curator in India. Son of Rev. Joseph K. and Frances Lockwood, educated at Wesleyan Woodhouse Grove school. From 1865 Professor of Architectural Sculpture, then Principal at Jeejeebhoy School of Art in Bombay. From 1875…

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JAGOR,  Fedor

JAGOR,  Andreas Fedor. Berlin 30.11.1816 — Berlin 11.2.1900. German Anthropologist. Worked for Berlin Museum für Naturkunde. In 1859-61 travelled in India, South-East Asia and Pacific, then in 1873-76 and 1890-93 in Indonesia. A keen photographer. Publications: Ostindisches Handwerk und Gewerbe mit Rücksicht auf den europäischen Arbeitsmarkt. B. 1878. – F. Jagor (gesammelt)…

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HENCKEN, Hugh

HENCKEN, Hugh O’Neill. New York City 8.1.1902 — Cape Cod 31.8.1981.U.S. Archaeologist. Born to an Irish American family, son of Albert Charles Hencken and Mary Creighton Hencken. Studies at Princeton and Cambridge. Ph.D. 1929 Cambridge, in Archaeology. From 1932 to his retirement in 1972 Curator of European archaeology at the Peabody…

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KUCHARSKI, Heinz

KUCHARSKI, Heinz. Hamburg 22.7.1919 — Markranstädt, Kr. Leipzig 8.10.2000. German Ethnologist of South Asia. Son of engineer Walter K. After school in Hamburg from 1938 studies of philosophy, ethnology and Oriental languages. He was Communist and was imprisoned by Gestapo in 1943, in April 1945 narrowly escaped execution through the…

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JOSEPH, Gerard A.

JOSEPH, Gerard Abraham. Colombo 6.4.1870 — 4.3.1922 (when 52). Sri Lankan Burgher Civil Servant. Member of Ceylon Civil Service. Son of Abraham Orlando J. and Louisa van Langenberg, From 1893 to his death Secretary and Librarian of Colombo Museum, in the late 1910s also its acting director. Married 1897 Mabel…

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HENDERSON, John Robertson

HENDERSON, John Robertson. Melrose, Roxburghshire 21.5.1863 — Edinburgh 26.10.1925. British (Scottish) Zoologist in India. Son of Edward H., a revenue official, and Jessie Louttit Robertson. Educated at Dulwich College and Dollar Academy. Studies of medicine at Edinburgh (MB ChB 1884), became interested in marine zoology and began fieldwork. In 1885…

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KÜTTLER, Edmund

KÜTTLER, Edmund Martin. Jemnice 7.11.1884 — Austria 1964. Austrian (Moravian) Linguist and Ethnologist in Czechoslovakia, began his career with Indology. Gymnasium in Brno, studies at Vienna. Ph.D. 1910 Vienna (L. von Schroeder). In 1907-08 in Caucasia and 1912 in Armenia. In 1911-12 further studies of Indology and ethnology in Berlin,…

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KÜHNEL, Ernst

KÜHNEL, Paul Ernst Wilhelm Arthur. Neubrandenburg (Mecklenburg) 26.10.1882 — Berlin 5.8.1964. German Art Historian. Son of Paul K., a gymnasium teacher, and Eva-Hedwig Braun (d. 1885). Planned career as diplomat and studied in Paris and Vienna, but from 1902 art history and archaeology at Munich, then Heidelberg. Ph.D. 1906 Heidelberg (diss.…

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KRAMRISCH, Stella

KRAMRISCH, Stella (married Neményi). Nikolsburg (now Mikulov), Moravia 29.5.1898 — Malvern, Pa. 31.8.1993. Austrian Art Historian in India and the U.S.A. Professor in Calcutta and Philadelphia. Born in Moravia, daughter of Isidor Kr. The family moved to Vienna when she was ten and she attended there classical gymnasium. Studied art…

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