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Attendance books. 1892-

Signatures of members and visitors attending Annual General Meetings are as follows:

1892-1900 see 14:1/1

1904-11 see 14:2/1

1912-15, 1918-24, 1927-30 see 14:3/1

1931-45 see 14:4/1

1946-54 see 14:5/1

1955-65, 1981-7 see 14:6/1

1995 (incomplete)- see 14:7/1

Signatures for those attending Ordinary Meetings are recorded, 1892-1987 (see below) except for 28 Oct. 1902.

1/    12 Jan. 1892 – 10 Dec. 1901

The following are also included:

1    Anniversary Meetings, i.e. Annual General Meetings, 25 Jan. 1892-4 Feb. 1901 (usually held towards the end of Jan. each year

2    Special Meetings and Extraordinary Meetings, 13 Jan. 1894, f. 44; 14 Dec. 1896, f. 110; 10 Feb., 26 Oct., 8 Nov., 14 Dec. 1898, ff. 147-8, 162a-b, 163, 165-6, 169-70; 5 June, 22 Nov. 1900, ff. 215-16, 219-20; 2 Feb. 1901, ff. 229-30

3    Joint Meetings with the Folk Lore Society, 27 June 1899, June 1901, ff. 191-4, 241-2

2/    11 Nov. 1902 – 7 Feb. 1911; see A19

See A19, ff. 139-274 passim; and insert: Dr Felkin’s card requesting admittance for Mr A.E. Edwards, 9 May 1905, f. 190 (now in pocket)

The following are also included:

1    Annual General Meetings, 26 Jan. 1904-24 Jan. 1911, ff. 169, 183-4, 197, 210, 228, 242, 260, 273

2    Special Meeting, 28 Oct. 1902, f. 137

3    Huxley Lecture and presentation of the medal, 5 Nov. 1907, 1909, ff. 223-4, 256

3/    21 Feb. 1911 – 16 Dec. 1930; see A14:2

The following are also included:

1    Annual General Meetings held towards the end of Jan. each year except 1916-17, 1925-6 which are not recorded

2    Joint Meetings with the Prehistoric Society, 13 Mar. 1917, 11 Mar. 1919, 23 Mar. 1920, ff. 64, 76, 89

3    Special Meetings, 4 June, 5 Nov., 10 Dec. 1929, 6 May 1930, ff. 241, 245, 249, 258

4/    6 Jan. 1931 – 19 Feb. 1946; see A14:3

The following are also included:

1    Annual General Meetings, 27 Jan. 1931 and thereafter held towards the end of June each year commencing with 30 June 1931

2    Special Meetings, 3 Feb., 30 Nov. 1931, 4 July 1933, 21 May 1935, 28 Apr. 1936, 5 Jan. 1937, 31 May 1938, 5 Oct. 1943, 4 Feb., 18 Feb., 7 July, 24 Oct. 1944, ff. 4, 21, 54, 87, 103, 112, 122, 138, 200, 211, 213, 226, 228

3    Human Biology Meetings, 20 Oct. 1933, 22 June 1934, ff. 56, 72

4    Huxley Memorial Lectures, 28 Nov. 1939, 26 Nov. 1940, 24 Nov. 1942, 23 Nov. 1943, 28 Nov. 1944, ff. 157, 171, 191, 206, 232

5    Centenary Meeting, 30 Oct. 1943, ff. 201-4

6    Joint Meetings with the International African Institute, 14 Apr., 15 Nov. 1944, ff. 219, 230

7    Joint Meeting with the British Psychological Society (Social Psychology Section), 3 July 1945, f. 251

8    Henry Myers Lecture, 27 Nov. 1945, f. 256

5/    19 Feb. [i.e. 5 Mar.] 1946 – 3 Feb. 1955; see A14:4

Meetings 2 Dec. 1954 – 3 Feb. 1955 in pocket, 5 pp.

The following are also included:

1    Annual General Meetings held towards the end of June each year, 1946-54

2    Special Meetings, 11 Apr. 1946 – 10 Dec. 1953 passim

3    Huxley Memorial Lectures, 30 Apr. 1946, 6 May and 25 Nov. 1947, 23 Nov. 1948, 28 Nov. 1950, 6 Nov. 1951, 6 Nov. 1953, ff. 13, 40, 56, 88-9, 156-7, 186, 246-7; the Lecture for 1949 by James Hornell was not delivered owing to the death of the Lecturer (see A68 for the text); attendance at the Lecture for 1952 by Prof. Kaj Birket-Smith on 22 Aug. at the University Arts School, Cambridge is not recorded

4    Extraordinary General Meetings, 10 Dec. 1946, f. 29; 17 June 1947, f. 47 (no signatures)

5    Joint Meetings with the international African Institute, 18 Mar., 10 June, 28 Oct. 1947, 4 May, 22 June, 2 Nov. 1948, 13 June 1950, 9 Nov. 1951, 13 Nov. 1952, 22 Jan. 1953, ff. 36, 45, 53, 70, 77, 85, 147, 185, 213, 219

6    Special Joint Meeting with the Royal India Society, 15 Apr. 1947, f. 38

7    Henry Myers Lectures, 11 May 1948, 2 May 1950, 27 May 1952, 25 May 1954, ff. 71-2, 142, 205

8    Joint Meeting with the Institute of Contemporary Arts, 13 Jan. 1949, f. 94 (no signatures)

9    Joint Meeting with the Folk Lore Society, 18 Jan. 1949, f. 95

6/    17 Feb. 1955 – 9 Dec. 1965, 4 Nov. 1971, 12 Oct. 1977 – 28 Nov. 1987; see A14:5

The following are also included:

1    Annual General Meetings held towards the end of June each year, 30 June 1955 – 24 June 1965, 24 June 1981 – 1 July 1987, ff. 13, 35-6, 55, 82, 107, 126, 144, 200, 241, 247, 250, 254, 257-8, 260, 264

2    Curl Bequest Prize Essay, 2 Jan. 1958, 7 Jan. 1960, 6 May 1965, ff. 64, 115, 196

3    Henry Myers Lectures, 29 May 1956, 18 Mar. 1958, 28 Apr. 1961, ff. 33, 71, 140

4    Huxley Memorial Lectures, 29 Nov. 1956, 28 Nov. 1957, 28 Nov. 1958, 27 Nov. 1959, 25 Nov. 1960, 4 Nov. 1971, ff. 43-4, 61, 87, 112-13, 131-2, 203

5    Special Meetings, 25 Aug. 1955 – 18 Dec. 1958 passim, ff. 14, 21-2, 25, 27, 38, 39, 41, 49, 52, 54, 57, 58, 68, 89

6    Anthropology at Work seminar, 24-5 Oct. 1981, f. 243

7    Applied Anthropology group, 28 Oct. 1981, f. 242

8    At home – Education Committee, 12 Apr. 1978, 10 Oct. 1979, ff. 214, 229

9    Ibid – Library Committee, 14 Feb. 1979, f. 222

10    Ibid – London Anthropology Society, 22 June 1983, June 1984, 18 June 1986, 17 June 1987, ff. 249, 253, 259, 263

11    Ibid – Museum Ethnographers’ Group, 10 Dec. 1982, f. 248

12    British Ethnography Committee symposium, 17 Apr. 1959, f. 100

13    Discussion meeting on Institute development, 11 Feb. 1965, f. 194

14    Extraordinary General meeting, 8 Apr. 1987, ff. 261-2

15    VII International Congress of Anthropology and Ethnology, Moscow, account and discussions, 8 Oct. 1964, f. 189

16    Joint Meeting with the Primate Society, 28 Nov. 1984, f. 256

17    Man and Cattle symposium – final session, 26 May 1960, f. 122

18    Medical Anthropological Society films, 28 Feb. 1980, f. 234

19    Meetings of representatives of social anthropology departments convened by the ASA, 7 Nov. 1981, 28 Nov. 1987, ff. 244, 265

20    Race and Race Relations symposium, 7-8 Jan. 1959, ff. 90-2

21    Religions in Conflict conference, 3-5 Feb. 1984, f. 252

22    The Role of the Past in National Development symposium, 24 Nov. 1984, f. 255 (in pocket)

7/    June 1988 in progress

From June 1988-June 1994 no signatures were recorded at Annual General Meetings.

Subsequently signatures were recorded on single sheets and are held as follows:

1    28 June 1995

2    26 June 1997

3    27 June 2002