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Lita Osmundsen
Lita Binns Fejos Osmundsen 1958

Lita Osmundsen was the second Director of Research and President of the Wenner-Gren Foundation from 1963 to 1986.

While a graduate student in Anthropology at Columbia University in 1947, Lita Binns was first hired to oversee the Foundation's burgeoning Supper Conferences and shortly thereafter assumed full responsibility for selecting to