Ashmolean Museum

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CASE, Humphrey John (1918 - 2009), Keeper, Department of Antiquities, Ashmolean Museum, 1973–82

TREGEAR, Mary (1924 - 2010), Keeper of Eastern Art, Ashmolean Museum, Oxford, 1987–91

STURGIS, Alexander John (born 1963), Director, Ashmolean Museum, since 2014; Fellow, Worcester College, Oxford, since 2014

JONES, Humphrey Lloyd (1910 - 1983), Secretary of the Ashmolean Museum, Oxford, 1962–76

Ashmolean Museum: Manuscript Catalogues of the Early Museum Collections, 1683–1886 (Part 1) (British Archaeological Reports, International Series no. 907)

KRAAY, Colin Mackennal (1918 - 1982), Keeper, Heberden Coin Room, Ashmolean Museum, Oxford, since 1975; Fellow of Wolfson College, Oxford, since 1965

HOGARTH, David George (1862 - 1927), Keeper of the Ashmolean Museum since 1909; President of the Royal Geographical Society since 1925

PIPER, David (Towry) (1918 - 1990), Director, Ashmolean Museum, Oxford, 1973–85; Fellow of Worcester College, Oxford, 1973–85, now Emeritus

Ashmolean Museum Oxford: Manuscript Catalogues of the Early Museum Collections (Part II), The Vice-Chancellor's Consolidated Catalogue 1695 (British Archaeological Reports, International Series, No. 1569)


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A museum of art and antiquities in Oxford, founded by the English antiquary Elias Ashmole (1617–92), who presented his collection of rarities to Oxford University in 1677 as the nucleus of the museum. It opened in 1683 and was the first public institution of its kind in England.

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