Sammlung Crum MSS - Walter Ewing Crum Collection

Notebook 67 Notebook 71 Notebook 72

Bereich "Identifikation"

Identifikator/Signatur

Crum MSS

Titel

Walter Ewing Crum Collection

Datum/Laufzeit

  • c.1890-1944 (Anlage)

Erschließungsstufe

Sammlung

Umfang und Medium

29 boxes, 78 card index boxes, 43 bundles, and 113 notebooks

Bereich "Kontext"

Name des Bestandsbildners

(1865-1944)

Biographische Angaben

British Coptologist. Born, Capelrig, Renfrewshire 1865. Died, Bath 1944. Educated, Eton, 1879, then Balliol College, Oxford, BA 1888. Became interested in Egyptology whilst an undergraduate, and went to study hieroglyphs, ancient Egyptian and Coptic with W. N. Groff in Paris, then with A. Erman in Berlin. Hon. PhD. Berlin. Went on to specialise in Coptic, eventually becoming the most eminent scholar in his field. He is most renowned for his <i>Coptic Dictionary</i> which he started work on in 1892. He visited many museums and libraries compiling all available material. The <i>Dictionary</i> was published in six volumes between 1929-39. In recognition of his contribution to the subject, he was elected Fellow of the British Academy, 1931, awarded D. Litt., Oxford, 1937, Volume 25 (1939) of the <i>Journal of Egyptian Archaeology</i> was dedicated to him, and the Byzantine Institute of Boston published a volume in his honour. He published extensively in his chosen field.

Bestandsgeschichte

The Coptic dictionary slip index was bequeathed by Crum. The remaining material, except for Thompson correspondence, was presented by Mrs Crum after Crum's death in 1944. The Sir Herbert Thompson correspondence was presented in 1953 by Brigadier J. A. S. Crum. Photocopies of Dr Abraham Arthur Schiller correspondence with Crum were presented in 1971 by Dr Schiller himself.

Abgebende Stelle

The estate of W. E. Crum. Additions to the correspondence group in 1953 (Sir Herbert Thompson correspondence presented by Brigadier J. A. S. Crum) and 1971 (Dr Abraham Arthur Shiller correspondence presented by himself).

Bereich "Inhalt und innere Ordnung"

Eingrenzung und Inhalt

Card indexes used in compilation of the <i>Coptic Dictionary</i>, photographs, photostats, notebooks, notes, correspondence, newspaper cuttings, negatives, and casts.

Bewertung, Vernichtung und Terminierung

Zuwächse

Ordnung und Klassifikation

Mainly kept as received, arranged by type of material.

Bedingungen des Zugriffs- und Benutzungsbereichs

Benutzungsbedingungen

Property of the Griffith Institute. No restrictions

Reproduktionsbedingungen

Copyright Griffith Institute, Oxford.

In der Verzeichnungseinheit enthaltene Sprache

  • Englisch

Schrift in den Unterlagen

Anmerkungen zu Sprache und Schrift

Physische Beschaffenheit und technische Anforderungen

No problems.

Findmittel

Catalogue

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Existenz und Aufbewahrungsort von Originalen

These are originals.

Existenz und Aufbewahrungsort von Kopien

Not known.

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Bereich "Anmerkungen"

Anmerkung


  • Dr Jenni Cromwell revised the original typewritten catalogue in 2014.
  • Series Crum MSS 14-18 not assigned.

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