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Four staff members, Frank M. Setzler, David H. Johnson, Herbert G. Deignan, and Robert R. Miller, participate in the Arnhem Land anthropological and biological expedition to northern Australia, co-sponsored by the Smithsonian Institution, the National Geographic Society, and the Australian Commonwealth.


  • Deignan, H. G (Herbert Girton) 1906-
  • Johnson, David H
  • Miller, Robert R
  • Setzler, Frank M (Frank Maryl) 1902-1975
  • National Geographic Society)
  • United States National Museum


Chronology of Smithsonian History


Annual Report of the Smithsonian Institution for the year 1948. Washington, D.C.: Government Printing Office, [1949], p. 19.

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Institutional History Division, Smithsonian Institution Archives, 600 Maryland Avenue, S.W., Washington, D.C. 20024-2520,


January, 1948


  • Scientific expeditions
  • Anthropology
  • Arnhem Land Expedition
  • Biology
  • Australia



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