File Edwards - Černý MSS 21.56, 485-533, 2392-93C, 2403-13, 2443-4 - Edwards, Iorwerth Eiddon Stephen - correspondence

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Edwards - Černý MSS 21.56, 485-533, 2392-93C, 2403-13, 2443-4

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Edwards, Iorwerth Eiddon Stephen - correspondence

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  • 1946-1968 (Creation)

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0.5 cm, 68 letters

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(1898-1970)

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55 letters from Edwards to Černý.
11 letters to Marie Černý from Edwards, 2 draft letters from M. Černý to Edwards.
Professional as well as personal matters. Philology, publication of Abusir papyri, objects from the British Museum collections, Nubian campaigns; academic examinations and positions, including Černý's transfer from London to Oxford; family matters.
Particular issues include:
-purchases of publications in Cairo
-following Černý's death, Edwards corresponded with Marie Černý concerning the transfer of Černý's library to Prague
-T. G. H. James to be recommended as The Lady Wallis Budge Fellow
-the Palmer Holland squeezes material
-papyri at Kingston Lacy
-Coptic etymologies
-Edwards' candidature for the British Academy, supported by Černý
-stela of Rudjahau, in London, British Museum, EA 159, TopBib v.95-6

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  • English

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British Museum Departmental Correspondence, Department of Ancient Egypt and Sudan.

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