Hawthorn, Harry and Audrey

HAWTHORN, Harry, anthropologist (b 15 Oct 1910, Wellington, NZ; d 29 July 2006, Vancouver); and Audrey, sociologist, museum curator (b 25 Nov 1917; d 18 Nov 2000, Vancouver). The couple met at graduate school in the US and in 1947 moved to VANCOUVER, where Harry had been offered a position at UBC's new department of anthropology. Together they established the MUSEUM OF ANTHROPOLOGY, initially in the basement of the Main Library on the UBC campus. Harry served as museum director while Audrey...

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