Anthropology at the British Association

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    AFTER the President's address, on Thursday, August 4, Mr. E. W. Brabrook read a paper on the Organization of Local Anthropological Research. The writer, as the representative of a joint committee of delegates from the Society of Antiquaries, the Folklore Society, and the Anthropological Institute, communicated a plan for an ethnographical survey of the United Kingdom, by which observations should be made simultaneously in selected localities on the ancient remains, the local customs, and the physical characters of the people. The matter is one that will not brook undue delay, as the evidence is fast slipping out of our grasp.

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    Anthropology at the British Association. Nature 46, 432–433 (1892) doi:10.1038/046432a0

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