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1907-1927
Extent: 0.5 linear feet
George Byron Gordon (1870-1927) served on the staff of the University of Pennsylvania Museum from 1903 to 1927, first as a curator, and later as director. Under his leadership, three wings were added to the Museum, and the collections were expanded extensively, most notably the Chinese Collection. Gordon also led two expeditions for the Museum to Alaska and initiated the regular offering of anthropology courses at the University of Pennsylvania. The George Byron Gordon Papers Collection consists of 12 folders in one archival box, consisting of correspondence, certificates, and personal materials.
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George Byron Gordon Personal Papers
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George Byron Gordon (1870-1927) served on the staff of the University of Pennsylvania Museum from 1903 to 1927, first as a curator, and later as director. Under his leadership, three wings were added to the Museum, and the collections were expanded extensively, most notably the Chinese Collection. Gordon also led two expeditions for the Museum to Alaska and initiated the regular offering of anthropology courses at the University of Pennsylvania. The George Byron Gordon Papers Collection consists of 12 folders in one archival box, consisting of correspondence, certificates, and personal materials.
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Baden, A.L. Ballam Beaux, Cecilia Biddle Bidelle Bilfor Breton Buckingham Palace Carlisle, Rhoda Carter, E. Bonham Cawthra, A. Maude Churchill, Winston, 1871-1947 Clarkson Clothier, 1846-1917 Edy, Warren S. Fisher, H.A.L. Foster, C.C. Gordon, G. B. (George Byron), 1870-1927 Gordon, John Campbell Hall, Howard Harrison, Charles C. Henderson, H.G. Hoxe Hunter, Anne G. Kenyon Kipling, Rudyard, 1865-1936 Long, Walter, 1879-1952 MacDougall & Co. Ltd.. McKenze Michaelis Mitchell, Weir, 1829-1914 Morgan Mormon Murray, Mary Peabody, Marian, 1875-1974 Roosevelt, Theodore, 1858-1919 Shipley Smith, Clara Tyler, Charles A. Vaux, C. Bowyer
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Correspondence