Schuyler V. Cammann

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Schuyler Van Rensselaer Cammann
Born February 2, 1912
New York City
Died September 9, 1991
(79 years old)
Sugar Hill, New Hampshire
Cause of death Auto accident
Resting place Sugar Hill,NH
Education Yale University (BA; 1935)
Harvard University (MA; 1941)
Johns Hopkins University (Ph.D.; 1949)
Occupation Professor Emeritus
Department of Oriental Studies
Curator Emeritus of the University Museum
Employer University of Pennsylvania
Children Francis Cammann, Stephen Cammann, Hamilton Cammann, Elizabeth Cammann, William Cammann

Schuyler Van Rensselaer Cammann (February 2, 1912 in New York City – September 9, 1991 in Sugar Hill, New Hampshire) was an anthropologist best known for work in Asia.

Early life[edit]

Cammann graduated from Kent School in Kent, Connecticut in 1931.[1] During World War II, he served as a lieutenant in the United States Navy in Western China and Inner Mongolia.


  1. ^ "Sill Society Recognizes Four New Inductees in 2010", Kent Quarterly, vol. XXXVI.3, Summer 2010, p. 39.