Competition: US & Canada
St. Andrew's High School, Philippines
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.