Disney Professorship of Archaeology
The Disney Professorship of Archaeology
, also known as the Disney Chair
is a professorship in the University of Cambridge
. It was endowed with a donation of £1,000 by John Disney
, followed by a further £3,500 in a bequest at his death.
John Disney is unrelated to Walt Disney.
Incumbents of the Disney Professorship of Archaeology
- Colin Renfrew, 1981-2004
- Glyn Daniel, 1974-1981
- Grahame Clark, 1952-1974
- Dorothy Garrod, 1938-1952
- Sir Ellis Minns, 1926-1938
- Sir William Ridgeway, 1892-1926
- The Reverend George Brown, 1887-1892
- Percy Gardner, 1879-1887
- Churchill Babington, 1865-1879
- The Reverend John Marsden, 1851-1865
- John Disney, 1851
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