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Encyclopedia > Harry Hawthorn

Harry Bertram Hawthorn OC (born 1910) is a Canadian anthropologist. He is well known for his work on the indigenous peoples of Canada. The Order of Canada is Canadas highest civilian honour, with membership awarded to those who exemplify the Orders Latin motto Desiderantes meliorem patriam, which means Desiring a better country. ... 1910 (MCMX) was a common year starting on Saturday (see link for calendar) of the Gregorian calendar or a common year starting on Sunday of the 13-day slower Julian calendar. ... See Anthropology. ...


Hawthorn studied at Victoria University, New Zealand (BSc), Auckland College, New Zealand (BA), and Yale University (PhD). Victoria University of Wellington was established in 1897 by Act of Parliament as the fifth constituent college of the University of New Zealand. ... The University of Auckland is New Zealands largest research-based university. ... Yale redirects here. ...


External links

  • UBC Archives - Harry Hawthorn
  • UBC Archives - Honorary Degree Citations 1972-1980

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