Collectie Breasted MSS - James Henry Breasted Nubian Photographs Collection

Identificatie

referentie code

Breasted MSS

Titel

James Henry Breasted Nubian Photographs Collection

Datum(s)

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

Beschrijvingsniveau

Collectie

Omvang en medium

11 photograph boxes and 1 folder

Context

Naam van de archiefvormer

(1865-1935)

Biografie

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.

Geschiedenis van het archief

Directe bron van verwerving of overbrenging

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

Inhoud en structuur

Bereik en inhoud

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

Waardering, vernietiging en slectie

Aanvullingen

Ordeningstelsel

Kept as received.

Voorwaarden voor toegang en gebruik

Voorwaarden voor raadpleging

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

Voorwaarden voor reproductie

Copyright Chicago, Oriental Institute.

Taal van het materiaal

  • Engels

Schrift van het materiaal

Taal en schrift aantekeningen

Fysieke eigenschappen en technische eisen

No problems.

Toegangen

Typed catalogue kept with photographs.

Verwante materialen

Bestaan en verblifplaats van originelen

The originals are in Chicago, Oriental Institute.

Bestaan en verblijfplaats van kopieën

Not known.

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Status

Niveau van detaillering

Verwijdering van datering archiefvorming

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