Fürer-Haimendorf, Christoph von: Professor of Anthropology; Acting Director 1973-1976

Scope and Content

Includes note 'update negs album when identified'

Administrative / Biographical History

Studied at the University of Vienna; pioneered use of visual media in ethnography; interned as enemy alien in Hyderabad State during Second World War. Professor of Anthropology (specialty in South Asia); Head of Department of Cultural Anthropology (from 1961 Department of Anthropology and Sociology) 1949-1976; Dean 1967-1973; Acting Director 1973-1976.

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Open

Note

Professor Christoph von Fürer-Haimendorf: see Arnold and Shackle, 'SOAS Since the Sixties', pp. 36, 94, 98, 140, 179, 183; Philips, 'The School of Oriental and African Studies, Univeristy of London 1917-1967', p.45

Other Finding Aids

Handlist available

Alternative Form Available

Scanned: TIFF image available at 400dpi; Neg 493

Physical Characteristics and/or Technical Requirements

Black and white print

Archivist's Note

Catalogued

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Copyright held by SOAS, University of London

Related Material

Personal papers held in SOAS Special Collections (PP MS 19)