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Keith, Sir Arthur (1866-1955), museum curator and palaeoanthropologist

W. E. Le Gros Clark and Harold Ellis

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

Published in print September 2004 |
Published online September 2004 | e-ISBN: 9780198614128 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/ref:odnb/34257

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Keith, Sir Arthur (1866-1955), museum curator and palaeoanthropologist, was born on 5 February 1866 at Old Machar, Aberdeenshire, the sixth of the ten children of John Keith, a farmer, and his wife, Jessica (Jessie) Macpherson. To prepare for a medical education he went to Gordon's College, Aberdeen, for a grounding ...

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Subjects: Biographical Studies ; History

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