File NEWB4/42 - Bees and bee-keeping

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Bees and bee-keeping


  • 1930s Approximate date based on correspondence and draft (Creation)

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2 cm, 1 folder

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(23 April 1869 - 7 August 1949)

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Folder titled 'Bees' containing notes, drafts, correspondence, tracings, drawings and cuttings relating to bees, bee-keeping and honey in ancient Egypt, including draft titled 'Bee-Keeping in Ancient Egypt' (written later than 1934 based on references).

This folder was previously in a box labelled, during previous archival processing, 'Special Subjects 1'.

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Newberry, P.E., [Letter] 'Bee-hives in Upper Egypt', in Man (now Journal of the Royal Anthropological Institute), Vol. 38, Feb. 1938, pp.31-32

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