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Fox, Robert Bradford


(Source: Flora Malesiana ser. 1, 1: Cyclopaedia of collectors, Addenda & Corrigenda)

(Source: Flora Malesiana ser. 1, 5: Cyclopaedia of collectors, Supplement I)


Born: 1918, Galveston, Texas.



Anthropologist, educated in the University of Southern California (A.B. 1941), of Texas (M.A. 1944), and Chicago (Ph.D. 1954). From 1942-44 Instructor at Texas University, from 1944-46 in the U.S. Navy, from 1946-47 Administrative Director Philippine institute for the Armed Forces (‘GI College’) at Manila, from 1947-51 anthropologist in the National Museum there, from 1954-55 Director of the HRAF-Philippines Studies Project in the University of Chicago, and since 1955 at Manila in the National Museum again. His special interests are ethnobotany, social anthropology and ethnology.


Collecting localities:

Philippine Islands. Luzon: Zambales Province (1947-48), Mt Pinatubo, Mt Lawitan, etc.1 ; Polillo Island (Nov. 1948-Feb. 1949)2; Palawan (Nov. 1950-51).



Herb. Manila: 568 nos from Luzon, numbered in the P.N.H. series (cf. Ann. Rep. Director Philip. Nation. Mus. for 1947/48) [PNH]; Harv. Univ. [A], and Univ. Michigan [MICH]; > 1000 nos. .



(1) R.B. Fox: ‘The Pinatubo Negritos : Their Useful Plants and Material Culture’ (Philip. J. Sc. 81, nos 3 & 4, Sept.-Dec. 1952).

(2) R.B. Fox: ‘Notes on the Orchids and Peoples of Northeast Polillo Island’ etc. (in Philip. Orch. Rev. 3, 1950).


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