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Jaroslav Černý Collection
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Albright, William F. - correspondence

5 letters from Albright, 2 carbon copies of letters from Černý to Albright.
-reading of papyri, particularly Sallier IV - BM EA 10184, 7
-Egyptian loanwords from Semitic
-reading of Egyptian toponyms related to Syria-Palestine
-social contact, personal meetings when Černý was Visiting Professor at Brown University, Providence
-exchange of offprints

Aldred, Cyril - correspondence

40 letters from Aldred, 7 carbon copies of letters from Černý to Aldred.
-consultations on ostraca in the Hunterian museum
-Rhind dockets, objects from the Edinburgh museum collection and search for ostraca in other Scottish collections
-Akhenaten and Tutankhamun's chariots
-personal matters
-notes on other Egyptological institutions

Anthes, Rudolf - correspondence

16 letters from Anthes and 2 carbon copies of letters from Černý to Anthes.
Majority of the content is personal; Anthes communicated his wartime circumstances and subsequent career development, as well as the German Egyptology situation after the war (WWII). Černý provided professional information, as well as material assistance in the form of food rations sent to Anthes in the 1940s.
Anthes and Černý exchanged information on ostraca discoveries, Černý updating Anthes on new finds at Deir el-Medîna during the 1940s and 1950s. Anthes recipricated by supplying information regarding finds during excavations at Mît Rahîna.

Arkell, Anthony John - correspondence

7 letters from Arkell, 1 carbon copy of a letter by Černý to Arkell.
-consulting Černý for readings of texts
-news from Arkell's excavations in the Sudan
-request for information from Černý concerning University College students and their previous archaeological education

Arkell, (Revd) Anthony John

Articles and Lectures

48 groups of documents, handwritten and typewritten manuscripts.
Drafts and preparatory notes for both published and unpublished articles. Texts of lectures.

Barns, J. W. B. - correspondence

6 letters from Barns, 1 carbon copy of letter from Černý to Barns
Correspondence mainly Barns consulting Černý regarding research and seeking Černý's advice on philological aspects and transcriptions.

Barron, John Penrose - correspondence

1 letter from Barron, 1 carbon copy of letter from Černý to Barron.
Regarding a bronze mirror from Samos with a hieroglyphic inscription which was included by Barron in his dissertation.

Bendow - correspondence

4 letters from Bendow, 2 carbon copies of letters from Černý to Bendow.
The Norwegian scholar was interested in varied aspects of Egyptian culture and consulted with Černý, some of Bendow's ideas were unconventional.

Boardman, John - correspondence

1 carbon copy of a letter from Černý to Boardman.
Correspondence concerned with Greek and Egyptian religion, Černý particularly interested in the tradition of carrying cult images on sacred barges.

Bothmer, Bernard V. - correspondence

9 letters from Bothmer, 1 carbon copy of a letter from Černý to Bothmer.
Monuments in the Museum of Fine Arts in Boston and Brooklyn Museum of Fine Art, new acquisitions for Brooklyn Museum, in particular, objects found at Deir el-Medîna.
Bothmer arranged photography of Brooklyn Museum objects for Černý. Černý also mediated contacts for the museums in Prague regarding the Late Period material located there; Bothmer consulted these objects in 1933 and 1936, returning to the topic in 1958.

Botti, Giuseppe - correspondence

5 letters from Botti.
Publication and off-prints exchange, social contacts and personal matters, as well as the compilation of Italian entries for Who was Who in Egyptology. Botti also refers to a congress of Oriental Studies held in Prague in 1949, which Černý did not attend.

Brunner, Hellmut - correspondence

8 letters from Brunner, 1 carbon copy of a letter from Černý to Brunner.
Brunner's work on Coptic ostraca; research and supervision of Schafik Allam, and a Visiting Professorship for Černý at Tübingen. Letters also refer to Brunner's wife, Emma Brunner-Traut.

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