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Underhill, Ruth Murraylocked

(22 August 1884–15 August 1984)
  • Ann T. Keene

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Underhill, Ruth Murray (22 August 1884–15 August 1984), anthropologist, was born in Ossining, New York, the daughter of Abram Underhill, a lawyer, and Anna Taber Murray Underhill. Abram Underhill commuted from his suburban home to a practice in New York City, and the family, which included two younger sisters and a younger brother, enjoyed a comfortable upbringing, including the use of a large home library....

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