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Leakey [née Nicol], Mary Douglaslocked

(1913–1996)
  • Anne I. Thackeray

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Leakey [née Nicol], Mary Douglas (1913–1996), archaeologist and palaeoanthropologist, was born on 6 February 1913 at Trevor Square, Knightsbridge, London, the only child of Erskine Edward Nicol (d. 1926), landscape artist, and his wife, Cecilia Marion Frere (d. 1946), an amateur painter. After spending the First World War years in ...

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