File Fairman - Černý MSS 21.534-611 - Fairman, Herbert Walter - correspondence

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Fairman - Černý MSS 21.534-611

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Fairman, Herbert Walter - correspondence

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  • 1947-1965 (Creation)

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0.5 cm, 82 letters

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(1898-1970)

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66 letters from Fairman, 16 carbon copies of letters from Černý to Fairman.
Pprofessional and personal matters, book purchases and exchange, books being lent, often to Fairman or Liverpool library.
Particular topics: - Černý asked to obtain books on some of his international travels, e.g. books from the IFAO during his Egypt sojourns.
-Objects in Manchester Museum,1759 and 4588
-Nubian sites, Amara (West) (TopBib vii.159?, 1961), Abu Simbel
-Exchange of opinions on papers by E. Edel, B. Grdseloff and others
-Černý invited to be an external examiner for Liverpool, exchange of evaluations of individual students, notably K. Kitchen. J. Ruffle, M. A. M. Asfour.
-Administration of the Egypt Exploration Society (EES)
-Nubian campaign and UNESCO
-Coptic etymology, reading of Ptolemaic texts
-Personal and family matters

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  • English

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Garstang Museum of Archaeology Archives, Liverpool, Papers of Herbert Walter Fairman.

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