Roy Barton

Fellow: Awarded 1941

Field of Study: Anthropology and Cultural Studies

Fellow: Awarded 1945

Field of Study: Anthropology and Cultural Studies

Competition: US & Canada

Born: 02-25-1883

As published in the Foundation’s Report for 1941–42:

BARTON, ROY FRANKLIN:  Appointed for the recording, translating and annotating of the Hudhud, a series of epics chanted as work songs and at death wakes by the Ifugaos, a pagan, terrace-building people of the Philippine Islands; tenure, twelve months from May 15, 1941.

Born February 25, 1883, at Pleasant Hill, Illinois.  Education:  University of California, D.D.S., 1919; Institute of Ethnography of the Academy of Sciences, Leningrad, M.Sc., 1935.

Junior Scientific Worker, 1931–35, Senior Scientific Worker and Curator of the Department of India-Indonesia, 1935–40, Institute of Anthropology and Ethnography of the Academy of Sciences, Leningrad; Teacher of Mathematics, 1940—, St. Andrew’s High School, Sagada, P. I.

Publications:  The Half Way Sun, 1930; Philippine Pagans, 1938. Articles in Philippine Journal of Science, University of California Publications in American Archeology and Ethnology, Sovetskaya Etnografiya, Philippine Magazine.

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