Diana Magee Collection
- c. 1980s - 2010s (Creation)
Level of description
Extent and medium
5 oversize boxes
Name of creator
British Egyptologist; she was born in Isleworth, 2 Dec. 1936, daughter of Stanley Constable Mayhew, solicitor's clerk, and Noreen R. Harvey; she studied archaeology in London and Egyptology in Oxford, 1978-82; BA, 1982; DPhil, 1989, Asyut to the End of the Middle Kingdom: A Historical and Cultural Study; she worked in the Griffith Institute on the Topographical Bibliography and in the Archive, 1982-2004 and part-time thereafter, 2005-15; she visited Asyut and studied the tombs in the 1980s; she served on the committee of the EES, 1995-8; she helped to edit Vol. 8 of The Topographical Bibliography of Ancient Egyptian Hieroglyphic Texts etc., 1999-2012 and the collection of studies in honour of Jaromir Malek, Sitting Beside Lepsius, 2009; she died in Bexhill-on-Sea, 11 Feb. 2017.
Formerly in the possession of Dr D. Magee.
Immediate source of acquisition or transfer
Dr D. Magee bequest; presented by Mr Alastair Malkin (nephew) on behalf of Mrs Jean Malkin (sister) in May 2018.
Content and structure area
Scope and content
Complete papers, including notes (DPhil), some photographs, small group of correspondence, etc.
Appraisal, destruction and scheduling
System of arrangement
Kept as received.
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Conditions governing access
Property of the Griffith Institute. No restrictions.
Conditions governing reproduction
Copyright Griffith Institute, University of Oxford.
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Existence and location of originals
These are originals.
Existence and location of copies
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- Recent accession, needs sorting, not yet available for consultation.
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Name access points
- Magee, Diana Norma Elizabeth (Creator)
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May 11, 2018 6:17 AM