Collection Calverley MSS - Amice Mary Calverley Collection

Zone d'identification


Calverley MSS


Amice Mary Calverley Collection


  • c. late 1920s-early 1950s (Production)

Niveau de description


Étendue matérielle et support

2 boxes and 10 slide boxes

Zone du contexte

Nom du producteur


Notice biographique

British artist and musician. Born, London 1896. Died, Toronto 1959. Educated in Canada, and then from 1922 studied music at the Royal College of Music. While at Oxford she began making archaeological drawings under the direction of Sir Leonard Woolley. This led onto her working for Sir Alan Gardiner and the Egypt Exploration Society; she copied and subsequently published parts of the temple of Sethos I at Abydos.

Histoire archivistique

(a) Leica Kodachrom transparencies of reliefs from the interior of the Temple of Ramesses II at Abydos, in the possession of Miss Calverley.
(b) 10 photographs of the ceiling of the Cenotaph of Sethos I at Abydos, in the possession of Miss Calverley.
(c) 383 photographs made from Miss Calverley’s negatives for Sir Alan Gardiner.
(d) Correspondence, in the possession of Miss Calverley’s niece, Mrs S. Rampen.

Source immédiate d'acquisition ou de transfert

(a) Given by Miss Calverley in 1950.
(b) Given by Miss Calverley in 1956.
(c) Presented by Sir Alan Gardiner.
(d) Presented by Mrs S. Rampen in 1986.

Zone du contenu et de la structure

Portée et contenu

Over one thousand colour slides, several hundred black and white photographs, and correspondence.

Évaluation, élimination et calendrier de conservation


Mode de classement

The slides have been arranged in order of B. Porter and R. L. B. Moss, <i>Topographical Bibliography of Ancient Egyptian Hieroglyphic Texts, Reliefs and Paintings</i>, vi (1939).
Photographs are kept as received.
Correspondence is arranged alphabetically.

Zone des conditions d'accès et d'utilisation

Conditions d’accès

Property of the Griffith Institute. No restrictions

Conditions de reproduction

Copyright Griffith Institute, Oxford.

Langue des documents

  • anglais

Écriture des documents

Notes sur la langue et l'écriture

Caractéristiques matérielle et contraintes techniques

No problems.

Instruments de recherche

Handwritten catalogue for slides.

Zone des sources complémentaires

Existence et lieu de conservation des originaux

The slides are originals. The photographs were made from Miss Calverley's negatives which at that time were kept at Chicago House.

Existence et lieu de conservation des copies

Not known.

Unités de description associées

Other Archives:

  • Slides formerly deposited with the School of Archaeology and Oriental Studies, University of Liverpool, then in the possession of Mrs S. Rampen in 1986.

Griffith Institute Archive:

  • Gardiner MSS 36.18-24, seven boxes of transparencies - hieroglyphs from Temples of Sethos I and Ramesses II at Abydos, probably from Miss Calverley.
  • Gardiner MSS 43, Abydos Enterprise.

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Mots-clés - Sujets

Mots-clés - Lieux

Mots-clés - Noms

Mots-clés - Genre

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Règles et/ou conventions utilisées


Niveau de détail

Dates de production, de révision, de suppression




Objet numérique (Matrice) zone des droits

Objet numérique (Référence) zone des droits

Objet numérique (Imagette) zone des droits

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Localisation physique

  • Tablette: 0619