Monthly Archives: April 2014

May 1914: The Launch of Miss Czaplicka’s Siberian Expedition

On 9th May 1914, the Polish anthropologist and Somerville student Marya Czaplicka applied for funds for an expedition to Siberia. Marya Czaplicka had arrived in England in 1911 to take the diploma course in anthropology at Somerville. Intelligent and charming, … Continue reading

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April 1914: Scroggs Retires

‘He had served the College for twelve and a half years with fidelity and real affection; and it was a pleasure to both Staff and Students to be able to express their appreciation of his faithful service and that of … Continue reading

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