Gardiner, A. H. - Černý MSS 21.65-6, 706-827, 2380, 2449-55
- 1939-1961 (Creation)
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0.5 cm, 132 letters
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129 letters from A. H. Gardiner, 1 carbon copy of a letter from Černý to A. H. Gardiner.
1 copy of a letter from A. H. Gardiner to R. Caminos forwarded to Černý.
1 letter from M. L. Horn to Černý, forwarded through A. H. Gardiner.
Correspondence from A. H. Gardiner concerned with both professional and personal matters, notably:
-ostraca and papyri and their collection and publication
-research queries - measures of capacity
-other publications by Černý and Gardiner - P. Wilbour, the Will of Naunakhte
-questions of ancient Egyptian administration and economy
-academic positions, Oxford, London
-publishing in the Journal of Egyptian Archaeology
-Topographical Bibliography and the Griffith Institute
-family and other personal matters
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Most of the correspondence is arranged chronologically, although some letters out of sequence, Černý MSS 21.810-11, 826.
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John, Rolf and Margaret, all children of Sir Alan H. Gardiner.