File Desroches-Noblecourt - Černý MSS 21.51-3, 1529-50, 2383, 2386, 2395-401, 2423-42, 2476 - Desroches-Noblecourt, Christiane - correspondence

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Desroches-Noblecourt - Černý MSS 21.51-3, 1529-50, 2383, 2386, 2395-401, 2423-42, 2476


Desroches-Noblecourt, Christiane - correspondence


  • 1946-1970 (Creation)

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0.5 cm, 55 letters

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45 letters from Desroches-Noblecourt, 2 carbon copies of letters from Černý to Desroches-Noblecourt.
7 letters from Desroches-Noblecourt to M. Černý, 1 draft letter from M. Černý to Desroches Noblecourt.
Professional and personal matters:
-objects in the Louvre, including technical description of papyri provided by Desroches-Noblecourt.
-transcriptions of texts
-UNESCO campaign in Nubia, and mapping of graffiti

  • the arrangement of UNESCO contracts, lodgings and expenses for Černý
    -family contacts
    -In 1948, Desroches-Noblecourt referred to the political situation in Czechoslovakia
    -In correspondence with M. Černý, Desroches-Noblecourt referred to posthumous publications of J. Černý and discussed the participation of S. Sauneron and S. Groll with various proposed publication projects

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  • French

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Le fonds Christiane Desroches-Noblecourt, Archives Nationales
Gestion du département des Antiquités égyptiennes du musée du Louvre sous la direction de Christiane Desroches-Noblecourt
Répertoire numérique détaillé numéro 20150308, Archives Nationales
Département des Antiquités Égyptiennes, Musée du Louvre, papiers de travail

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Contact dates back to 1930s, part of the correspondence is probably missing.

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