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Percy Edward Newberry Collection File
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Album of newspaper cuttings

Album of newspaper cuttings relating to the discovery of the tomb of Tutankhamun, excavation of the tomb and finds. The album includes a partial index. Roughly half of the album has been filled.

Amherst, (Lady) Alicia Margaret - correspondence

Correspondence from Lady Alicia Margaret Amherst (5th daughter of Lord Amherst of Hackney; married 1898, Sir Evelyn Gascoyne-Cecil) mostly relating to research for her book on the history of gardening. Correspondence 1907 relating to the need to raise money, the sale of books and asking Newberry to seek an interview with Carnegie on the families behalf.

Amherst, (Lady) Florence - correspondence

Correspondence from Lady Florence Amherst (3rd daughter of Lord Amherst of Hackney) writing on behalf of her Mother, Margaret Susan Amherst, relating to the publication of an article by her Father and on his death.

Dates of letters:
10 September 1898
January 1909
26 August 1922

Amherst, (Lady) Margaret Susan - correspondence

Correspondence from Lady Margaret Susan Amherst (d. 1919) (wife of Lord Amherst of Hackney) relating to: Newberry's work at Tel el Armana and Beni Hassan; the purchase of items including requests that Newberry purchase certain items on their behalf; Howard Carter's appointment; fraud and sale of house and belongings (1906); Newberry's divorce trial.

Note:
MSS 2/47a is also numbered 2/61
MSS 2/47b is also numbered 2/62 and 255

Amherst, (Lady) Mary Rothes Margaret - correspondence

Correspondence from Lady Mary Rothes Margaret Amherst (eldest daughter of Lord Amherst of Hackney; marriage 1885, Lord William Cecil; in 1909 succeeded as Baroness Amherst of Hackney) on topics including relating to the purchase of items in Egypt; the sale of the families book collection to Liverpool; the identification of museum papyri.

Note:
MSS 2/48a is also numbered 1/50 and A.96

Amherst, (Lady) Sybil Margaret - correspondence

Correspondence from Lady Sybil Margaret Amherst (d. 1926) (2nd daughter of Lord Amherst of Hackney) on topics including relating to the purchase of items in Egypt; the sale of the families book collection to Liverpool; the identification of museum papyri.

Amherst, (Lord) William Amhurst Tyssen - correspondence

Correspondence from Lord William Amhurst Tyssen Amherst (First Baron Amherst of Hackney) (1835-1909) on topics including: travel in Egypt; purchase of items from Egypt; articles written by Newberry.

Note:
MSS 2/71A is also numbered 96
MSS 2/73 is also numbered 43
MSS 2/74 is also numbered 49
MSS 2/75 is also numbered 20
MSS 2/76 is also numbered 41
MSS 2/77 is also numbered A.222
MSS 2/78 is also numbered A.223
MSS 2/79 is also numbered A.221
MSS 2/80 is also numbered A.228
MSS 2/84 is also numbered 33
MSS 2/85 is also numbered 35
MSS 2/86 is also numbered 34
MSS 2/87 is also numbered 37a
MSS 2/93 is also numbered 46
MSS 2/75 is also numbered 20

Ancient peoples including Libyans

Folder titled 'Hamites. Lybians' containing notes on ancient peoples, including notes on Libya, or Tehenu-land, and its inhabitants.

Includes:
-Draft on the <i>pdtiu</i> or 'bow people', with tracing of the standards on the uppermost register of the Scorpion King's macehead (Ashmolean Museum, AN1896-1908.E3632)
-Notes on bows
-Notes on Libyans and Libyan tribes
-Notes on 'The Nine Bows' including copies of inscriptions from the Temple of Horus at Edfu (TopBib vi.164(320 }-(323)) taken from Rougé, Jacques de (ed.) 1880. <i>Inscriptions et notices recueillies à Edfou (Haute-Égypte) pendant la mission scientifique de M. le vicomte Emmanuel de Rougé</i>, 2 vols. Paris: Ernest Leroux, plates CXIII-CXV (OEB 148961)
-Notes on the land of Medja (a region in modern northern Sudan)
-Part of a draft on inhabitants of the north west Delta region
-Notes on the history of Tehenu-land including tracings and cutting of an ivory cylinder found at Hieraconpolis with Narmer depicted as a catfish striking his Libyan enemies (Ashmolean Museum, E.3915)
-Notes on berbers
-Part of a draft titled 'Tehenu-land; its situation, history, cults, and products'
-Notes on Tehenu-land
-Drawing of a reconstruction of three ivory fragments featuring men carrying handled vases, published in Petrie, F. 1901. <i>The Royal Tombs of the Earliest Dynasties</i>, Plate IIIa no.2 and Plate IV no.s 6 and 15 (OEB 147184)
-Cutting of an image of a vase fragment featuring a soldier (Egyptian Museum of Berlin, 15084)
-Cutting of an image of a basalt statuette known as the 'MacGregor Man' (Ashmolean Museum, 1922.70) (TopBib v.119A)
-Draft on Tehenu-land including tracing of a scene from the Mortuary Temple of Sahure, published in Borchardt, L. 1913. <i>Das Grabdenkmal des Königs Sáḥu-re: Die Wandbilder: Abbildungsblätter</i>, Volume II, Plate I, Leipzig: Hinrichs (OEB 134997)

This folder was previously in a box labelled, during previous archival processing, 'Geographical 2'.

Andrews, (Mrs) Emma B. - correspondence

Correspondence from Mrs Emma B. Andrews (Associate of Theodore M. Davis) mostly referring to travel and books Newberry had sent.

Note:
MSS 3/3 is also numbered 39
MSS 3/4 is also numbered 32
MSS 3/7 is also numbered 33
MSS 3/9 is also numbered 14
MSS 3/11 is also numbered A.244
MSS 3/13 is also numbered 368

Animals - Antelope, Ass, Bovidae, Crocodile, Dog, Elephant

Folder titled 'Antelopes, Ass, Bovidae, Crocodile, Dog, Elephant' containing six handbound notebooks titled with each animal.

Notebook titled 'Antelopes' contains notes, tracings and drawings relating to the Addax, Oryx, and Nome of the Oryx. Also includes photograph of two antelope heads with their lower jaws.

Notebook titled 'Ass' contains notes and a tracing relating to the domesticated and wild ass.

Notebook titled 'Bovidae' contains notes, tracings and cuttings relating to cattle including castration, Mneris, oxen, cow, and words connected with oxen, cows and calves.

Notebook titled 'Crocodile' contains notes relating to crocodiles including names, personal names, the crocodile cult and Sobek.

Notebook titled 'Dog' contains notes relating to dogs including dog breeds and names of breeds, dog burial and mummification, hunting hounds in North Africa and pet names of dogs. Also includes typed draft titled 'Ancient Egyptian breeds of dogs' with figures, lists of references to dogs, tracings and drawings.

Notebook titled 'Elephant' contains notes relating to elephants including taming and hamstringing elephants, their distribution in Africa and Syria, and prehistoric drawings. Also includes two tracings and a drawing.

This folder was previously in a box labelled, during previous archival processing, 'Flora and Fauna 2'.

Animals - Fish, Dolphin, Frog, Scorpion, Goats, Sheep, Giraffe

Folder titled 'Fishes, Dolphin, Goat and Sheep, Giraffe' containing four handbound notebooks titled 'Fishes - Dolphin', 'Frog - Scorpion - Insects', 'Goats and Sheep', and 'Giraffe'.

Notebook titled 'Fishes - Dolphin' contains notes on fish including notes on catfish and fishing. Also includes a draft titled 'The Catfish', tracings and drawings of fish including catfish, cuttings of fish from the Temple of Hatshepsut, Deir el-Bahari (TopBib ii2.344-347(10)-(11), organised by plate number taken from Naville, Edouard 1895. The temple of Deir el Bahari, 6 vols. Memoir of the Egypt Exploration Fund [13]; [14]; [16]; [19]; [27]; 29. London: Egypt Exploration Fund. (OEB 146237) Volume 3, plates 69, 72, 73, and notes on dolphins.

Notebook titled 'Frog - Scorpion - Insects' contains notes on reptiles and insects including frogs and scorpions.

Notebook titled 'Goats and Sheep' contains notes on goat and sheep including on domestication, origin, breeds, distinction between the two, herds, associated cults, Mendes, and Khnum. Also includes tracings, cuttings and drawings of goats and sheep, and a photograph of goats in a tree taken in Morrocco.

Notebook titled 'Giraffe' contains notes and cuttings on giraffes.

This folder was previously in a box labelled, during previous archival processing, 'Flora and Fauna 2'.

Animals - Hippopotamus, Horse and Chariot, Lion, Monkey, Bats, Cheetah, Hyena, Bear, Jerboa, Porcupine, Deer, Ostrich

Folder numbered 3 and titled 'Hippopotamus, Horse and Chariot, Lion, Monkey, Bats, Cheetah, Hyena, Bear, Jerboa, Porcupine, Deer, Ostrich' containing five handbound notebooks titled 'Hippopotamus', 'Horse and Chariot', 'Lion', 'Monkey, Bats, Cheetah, Hyaena, Bear, Jerboa, Porcupine, Deer' and 'Ostrich'.

Notebook titled 'Hippopotamus' contains typed notes and draft on the hippopotamus.

Notebook titled 'Horse and Chariot' contains notes on the horse and the chariot including their introduction into Egypt, early references to them, representations in art, as well as notes on mules and charioteers. Also includes:

-Cutting of an image of a side of a painted box from the tomb of Tutankhamen showing Tutankhamen in a chariot (Cairo Museum, JE 61467)

-Cuttings of images of the interior and exterior of a chariot of Tuthmosis IV (Cairo Museum, JE 46097)

Notebook titled 'Lion' contains notes on lions including hunting lions, references to and representations of lions, their distribution and behavior. Also includes cutting of an image of a side of a painted box from the tomb of Tutankhamen showing Tutankhamen shooting lions from his chariot (Cairo Museum, JE 61467).

Notebook titled 'Monkey, Bats, Cheetah, Hyaena, Bear, Jerboa, Porcupine, Deer' includes:

-Notes on different species of baboon and monkey including cutting of drawings of two baboon-shaped objects

-Notes on the bat

-Notes on the cheetah including photograph of Newberry with a cheetah

-Notes on the jerboa

-Notes on references to the hyena

-Notes on references to the bear

-Notes on references to the porcupine including cutting of a porcupine inscription (Egyptian Museum of Berlin, 1132)

-Draft on the fallow deer including tracing and drawings

Notebook titled 'Ostrich' includes notes on the ostrich including their distribution and on ostrich feathers worn in the hair. Also includes:

-Cuttings from The Illustrated London News of a fan made out of ostrich feathers and fan handle found in the tomb of Tutankhamun, 22 January 1927 (TopBib i2.583 [242])

This folder was previously in a box labelled, during previous archival processing, 'Flora and Fauna 2'.

Animals - Rekhyt bird, Rhinoceros, Snakes, Graffiti of Animals, Libyan Desert, Various Mammals

Folder titled 'Rekhyt bird, Rhinoceros, Snakes, Graffiti of animals, Libyan Desert, Various Mammals' containing five handbound notebooks titled 'The Rekhyt-Bird', 'Rhinoceros', 'Snakes', 'Graffiti of Animals - Libyan Desert', 'Various Mammals' and some loose notes.

Notebook titled 'The Rekhyt-Bird' includes notes and draft on the rekhyt-bird and Newberry's identification of it with the Crested Bustard rather than the Plover. Also includes:

-Notes on bustards including photograph

-Use of the hieroglyphic sign in the name of King Aha

-Drawings and tracings of the rekhyt-bird

-Cuttings from publications of depictions of the rekhyt-bird in tomb scenes

-Rubbing and cutting of a slate palette fragment (Cairo Museum, CG 14238 bis) (TopBib v.105A)

Notebook titled 'Rhinoceros' contains notes on the rhinoceros and tracings.

Notebook titled 'Snakes' contains notes on snakes including references to snakes or the serpant god, snake cults, cobras, and winged snakes. Notes include a reference to 'small card index "snakes"' and 'folder serpents'. Notebook also includes two loose pages which appear to have been inserted by Diana Magee. These pages are a handwritten draft of Newberry, Percy, 'Fy "cerastes"', in Journal of Egyptian Archaeology, Vol. 34 (Dec., 1948), p. 118 (OEB 1466).

Notebook titled 'Graffiti of Animals - Libyan Desert' contains notes on rock graffiti and prehistoric rock engravings, notes on the Libyan Desert including a bibliography and a draft titled 'On the former fertility of the Libyan desert'.

Notebook titled 'Various Mammals' includes notes on cats including a tracing, the wolf, fox and jackal including tracing, the mouse, the rat, the hedgehog or porcupine, mythical animals and domestication of animals. Also includes:

-Cutting of images of a carved handle of a ceremonial knife (Metropolitan Museum, 26.7.1281)

-Drawings on a board of animal heads including oryx, ibex and dorcas gazelles.

This folder was previously in a box labelled, during previous archival processing, 'Flora and Fauna 2'.

Architectural features including the lotus pattern and fluted columns

Folder titled 'Fluted columns' containing research material on architectural features including the lotus pattern and fluted columns.

Includes:
-Letter from Eiddan Edwards referring to an article by him on early architectural features, 15 January 1949.
-Tracings, cuttings and drawings of lotus patterns
-Drawings of examples of floral headdresses
-Drawings of examples of column heads
-Notes on columns
-Notes on silphium and silphium columns

Also includes draft letter to Sir Edward Salisbury which refers to a short paper Newberry is writing up on the origin of the fluted columns of Egypt and Greece.

This folder was previously in a box labelled, during previous archival processing, 'Special Subjects 2'.

Architecture and buildings

Folder titled 'Architecture. Building' containing notes, tracings and drawings relating to architecture includings notes on tents and primitive Egyptian houses, construction of buildings and palaces, building methods and materials, building workers, styles of architecture e.g. columns and recessed brickwork.

Also includes photographs of Morrocan architecture.

There is also a paper folder attached to this folder containing a couple of pages of notes on columns.

This folder was previously in a box labelled, during previous archival processing, 'Special Subjects 2'.

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