KAUFFMANN, Hans E.

KAUFFMANN, Hans Eberhard. Mannheim 1899 — 1985. German Anthropologist. After WW I his parents moved to Switzerland and he lived in Zürich until 1953. In the 1930s he organized a Swiss fascist students group. He studied anthropology under Heine-Geldern at Vienna, but made his Ph.D. 1934 at Zürich. In 1953…

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GANGULI, Milada

GANGULI, Milada (née Sýkorová). Přerov, Olomouc region 10.7.1913 — Kolkata 27.4.2000. Czechwoman in India. Educated in Prague and London, in London met the Bengali writer Mohanlal Ganguli, a friend of R. Tagore. They were married in 1936 and went to India in 1939. In 1963-88 she visited Nagaland 18 times…

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HUTTON, John Henry

HUTTON, John Henry. West Heslerton, Malton, Yorkshire 27.6.1885 — New Radnor, Radnorshire 23.5.1968. British Civil Servant and Anthropologist in India. Son of a clergyman, educated at Chigwell School in Essex. Studies at Worcester College, Oxford. In 1909 joined I.C.S. and spent most of his career in Assam. Deputy Commissioner and…

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CLARK, Edward Winter

CLARK, Edward Winter. Northeast, Dutchess County NY 25.2.1830 — (St. Augustine, Florida 13.5.1913 or rather) Duchess County, NY 24.6.1913. U.S. Missionary and Tibeto-Burman (Naga) Scholar. Son of Perry Clark and Caroline Winchell. Educated at Worcester Academy. Graduated from Brown University 1857, attended Newton Theological Institution and Rochester Theological Seminary. Ordained…

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