Lila Morris O’Neale

Fellow: Awarded 1931

Field of Study: Anthropology and Cultural Studies

Competition: US & Canada

Born: 11-02-1886

Died: 02-02-1948

As published in the Foundation’s Report for 1931–32:

Latin American Exchange Fellows, 1931

Appointed from the United States:

O’NEALE, LILA MORRIS:  Appointed to make a study of prehistoric (Inca and pre-Inca) textile collections in Peru, with reference to the varieties and range of technological processes, the development of design, and the sequence of periods; tenure, eleven months from June 20, 1931.

Born November 2, 1886, at Buxton, North Dakota. Education:  Stanford University, A.B., 1910; Columbia University, B.S., 1916; University of California, M.A., 1927, Ph.D., 1930.

Instructor in Textiles and Related Arts, 1912–13, 1914–15, San José State Teachers College; Instructor in Textiles and Related Arts, 1916–19, The Stout Institute; Assistant and Associate Professor of Textiles and Related Arts, 1919–26, Oregon State College; Lecturer in Historic Textiles and Lecturer in Anthropology, 1930–31, University of California.

Publications: Textile Periods in Ancient Peru (with A. L. Kroeber), 1930.