Collection Barns MSS - John Wintour Baldwin Barns Collection

Identity area

Reference code

Barns MSS

Title

John Wintour Baldwin Barns Collection

Date(s)

  • c.1960-1974 (Creation)

Level of description

Collection

Extent and medium

23 notebooks, 1 box, and 1 package

Context area

Name of creator

(1912-1974)

Biographical history

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.

Archival history

Not known.

Immediate source of acquisition or transfer

Presented by his widow Mrs Barns in 1974.

Content and structure area

Scope and content

Notebooks, notes, copies of texts, photographs, lecture notes, drafts of articles, and facsimiles.

Appraisal, destruction and scheduling

Accruals

System of arrangement

Kept as received.

Conditions of access and use area

Conditions governing access

Property of the Griffith Institute. No restrictions

Conditions governing reproduction

Copyright Griffith Institute, Oxford

Language of material

  • English

Script of material

Language and script notes

Physical characteristics and technical requirements

No problems.

Finding aids

Catalogue.

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Existence and location of originals

These are originals.

Existence and location of copies

None.

Related units of description

Griffith Institute Archive:

  • Černý MSS 20.22 (<i>Late Egyptian Grammar</i>, copy made by the Revd J. W. B. Barns, together with associated material).

Publication note


  • Publication details indicated in Barns catalogue.

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Physical storage

  • Shelf: 0317A
  • Shelf: 0318