Oliver Robert Gurney Collection
- 1940s-1990s (Creation)
Level of description
Extent and medium
42 folders and some loose papers
Name of creator
British Assyriologist. Shillito Reader in Assyriology, Oxford University, 1945-78. Made Professor in 1965. Scholar of both Akkadian and Hittite. Editor of Anatolian Studies for almost 45 years.
Immediate source of acquisition or transfer
Presented by Dr J. A. Black, Oriental Institute, Oxford in October 2002.
Content and structure area
Scope and content
Correspondence and notes relating to the geography of the Hittite Empire, Babylonian music, decipherment, and various other topics.
Appraisal, destruction and scheduling
System of arrangement
Kept as received.
Conditions of access and use area
Conditions governing access
Property of the Griffith Institute. Access subject to prior approval by the Archivist.
Conditions governing reproduction
Copyright Griffith Institute, Oxford.
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Allied materials area
Existence and location of originals
These are originals.
Existence and location of copies
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Name access points
- Gurney, Oliver Robert (Creator)