T. T. Paterson
Who is T. T. Paterson?
Doctor Thomas Thomson Paterson, archaeologist, palaeontologist, geologist, glaciologist, geographer, anthropologist, ethnologist, sociologist, and world authority on administration, was curator of the Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology in Cambridge from 1937 to 1948. He gained his Ph.D. at Cambridge and became a Fellow of Trinity College.
In the 30s Paterson participated in several Arctic expeditions, during which time collected many string figures, leading to his 1949 article, "Eskimo String Figures and Their Origin," Acta Arctica 3:1-98. He also participated in expeditions to East Africa, India, Greenland and Northern Canada.
While at the University of Glasgow in the Department of Social and Economic Research he founded Methectics, now Methexis. He then transferred to the University of Strathclyde and built its School of Administration to the largest in Europe. He spent time researching in South Africa before moving to Canada.
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