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museum curator

Dows Dunham, museum curator. Fellow Society Antiquaries (London); member American Institute of Architects, American Academy Arts and Sciences, American Research Center Egypt (treasurer).

Background

Dunham, Dows was born on June 1, 1890 in Irvington, New York, United States. Son of Carroll and Margaret (Dows) Dunham.

Education

AB cum laude, Harvard University, 1913;special student, Oriental Institute, University of Chicago, 1916.

Career

Field assistant, Harvard University Museum Fine Arts Egyptian Expedition, 1914-1927;with, Museum Fine Arts, Boston, from 1915;successively assistant, assistant curator, curator Egyptian, curator, Museum Fine Arts, Boston, 1942-1955;curator emeritus, Museum Fine Arts, Boston, from 1956.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Author: Royal Cemeteries of Kush, I, II, III, IV, Second Cataract Forts, Volunteer I.

Membership

Fellow Society Antiquaries (London). Member American Institute of Architects, American Academy Arts and Sciences, American Research Center Egypt (treasurer).

Connections

Married Marion J. Thompson, 1930. Children: Philippa (Mistress Judson T. Shaplin), Lawrence D., Margaret B. (Mistress Cornelius Lansing).

father:
Carroll Dunham

mother:
Margaret (Dows) Dunham

spouse:
Marion J. Thompson

child:
Philippa Dunham (Mistress Judson T. Shaplin)

child:
Lawrence D. Dunham

child:
Margaret B. Dunham (Mistress Cornelius Lansing)