- c.1960-1974 (Creation)
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Extent and medium
23 notebooks, 1 box, and 1 package
Name of creator
British Egyptologist and papyrologist. Born, Bristol 1912. Died, Oxford 1974. Studied at University of Bristol, BA 1932, then at Oxford, MA 1942, D. Phil. 1947. Lady Wallis Budge Fellow in Egyptology, University College, Oxford, 1945-53. Lecturer in Papyrology, Oxford, 1953-65. Professor of Egyptology, 1965-74. Ordained 1956. Published mainly on papyrology.
Immediate source of acquisition or transfer
Presented by his widow Mrs Barns in 1974.
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Scope and content
Notebooks, notes, copies of texts, photographs, lecture notes, drafts of articles, and facsimiles.
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Kept as received.
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Conditions governing access
Property of the Griffith Institute. No restrictions
Conditions governing reproduction
Copyright Griffith Institute, Oxford
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Existence and location of originals
These are originals.
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-Publication details indicated in Barns catalogue.
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