Collection Breasted MSS - James Henry Breasted Nubian Photographs Collection

Zone d'identification

Cote

Breasted MSS

Titre

James Henry Breasted Nubian Photographs Collection

Date(s)

  • prints 1924-1957 - negatives 1905-1906 (Production)

Niveau de description

Collection

Étendue matérielle et support

11 photograph boxes and 1 folder

Zone du contexte

Nom du producteur

(1865-1935)

Notice biographique

American Egyptologist and orientalist. Born, Rockford, Ill. 1865. Died, New York 1935. Educated at North-Western College, Naperville, Ill., then Chicago College of Pharmacy, 1882-6. Started a career in pharmacy before going on to study Hebrew at the Congressional Institute. Then Yale University, 1890-1. AM degree, 1892. Went to Berlin to study Egyptology with Erman, 1894. Assistant in Egyptology and assistant director of Haskell Oriental Museum, University of Chicago, 1895-1901. Director of Haskell, 1905. Instructor in Egyptology and Semitic Languages, 1896. Professor of Egyptology and Oriental History, 1905. Whilst working on the Berlin dictionary in 1990-4, he was also able to record many texts from monuments in various German museums which formed the basis of his publication Ancient Records. Director, University of Chicago Egyptian Expedition, 1905-7. Was awarded many honours during his career. Founded the Oriental Institute at Chicago which was financially backed by J. D. Rockefeller, Jnr.

Histoire archivistique

Source immédiate d'acquisition ou de transfert

Possibly part of Dr Moss' request forming part of the photographic exchange scheme between Oxford, Ashmolean Museum, and Chicago, Oriental Institute, 1950-7.

Zone du contenu et de la structure

Portée et contenu

Photographs of Nubian Temples made during Breasted's expedition, 1905-6. Photostats of temple plans annotated with Chicago, Oriental Institute photograph numbers.

Évaluation, élimination et calendrier de conservation

Accroissements

Mode de classement

Kept as received.

Zone des conditions d'accès et d'utilisation

Conditions d’accès

Property of the Griffith Institute. No restrictions. Consultation only.

Conditions de reproduction

Copyright Chicago, Oriental Institute.

Langue des documents

  • anglais

Écriture des documents

Notes sur la langue et l'écriture

Caractéristiques matérielle et contraintes techniques

No problems.

Instruments de recherche

Typed catalogue kept with photographs.

Zone des sources complémentaires

Existence et lieu de conservation des originaux

The originals are in Chicago, Oriental Institute.

Existence et lieu de conservation des copies

Not known.

Unités de description associées

None.

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Localisation physique

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