Dr Rupert L S Bruce-Mitford (Biographical details)

Dr Rupert L S Bruce-Mitford (curator; archaeologist; British; Male; 1914 - 1994)

Also known as

Bruce-Mitford, Rupert Leo Scott


Archaeologist of Anglo-Canadian parentage; archaeological field-work during the 1937 construction of the New Bodleian Library, Oxford; analysis of the Anglo-Saxon material recovered at Sutton Hoo in 1939. Joined the British Museum in 1938, becoming Keeper of British & Medieval Antiquities in 1954, then of Medieval & Later Antiquities, 1969.