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Gadd, Cyril John - correspondence

4 letters from Gadd, 1 carbon copy of a letter from Černý to Gadd
Černý's work on oracles; I. E. S. Edwards' candidature to the British Academy, the position of Oriental Studies in the British Academy.

Gardiner, Alan H. - correspondence

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
-British Academy
-Topographical Bibliography and the Griffith Institute
-family and other personal matters

Glanville, Stephen R. - correspondence

16 letters from Glanville, 1 copy of a letter from Černý to Glanville.
1 copy of a letter from Glanville to A. J. Arkell, copy sent to Černý.
1 memorandum of agreement between Černý and the Syndics of the Cambridge University Press.
1 letter from Glanville to Jean Tudor-Pole (Černý’s secretary).
1 carbon copy of a letter from Černý to Carl Winter, Director of the Fitzwilliam Museum.
Professional and personal matters:
-Černý’s arrival in the UK in 1946
-Černý’s external examinership for Cambridge
-A. J. Arkell's situation
-publication of the rock-tombs at Meir, see Blackman, A. M. and Apted, M. R. The Rock tombs of Meir, v (1954) (OEB 1684) and vi (1954) (OEB 1685)
-Černý’s communications with the Fitzwilliam Museum concerning photographs for Georges Nagel
-furthering Černý’s participation in the Cambridge Ancient History volumes
-the future of the Oxford Egyptological Chair
-Glanville requesting advice on finding someone suitable to write a reference for a proposed publication on Josef Čapek

Godron, Gerard - correspondence

7 letters from Godron
1 carbon copy of a letter from (Helen Murray?, Černý's colleague) written on behalf of Černý's to Godron
1 copy of a letter to Godron, presumably forwarded to Černý
Godron's studies in early dynastic material, Palermo stone, collections at Mariemont, and Godron's Coptic studies; Godron's visits to the United Kingdom.

Griffiths, John G. - correspondence

12 letters from Griffiths, 1 carbon copy of a letter from Černý to Griffiths.
-consultation of J. G. Griffiths' research on Horus and Seth eventually published as: Griffiths, J. G., The Conflict of Horus and Seth from Egyptian and Classical Sources. A Study in Ancient Mythology (1960) (OEB 1819)
-recommendations for A. B. Lloyd from Swansea
-Černý's support for J. G. Griffiths' application for a Leverhulme fellowship

Harari, A. - correspondence

8 letters from Harari, 1 carbon copy of a letter to Harari from I. E. S. Edwards sent on behalf of Černý.
Professional and personal matters; the death of B. Grdseloff and Grdseloff's papers; book purchases; and Harari's work on the ancient Egyptian legal system.

Iversen Erik - correspondence

38 letters from Iversen, 13 carbon copies of letters from Černý to Iversen with copies of Sidgwick & Jackson correspondence concerning Iversen's publication plans.
3 letters from Sidgwick & Jackson, concerning a publication of Iversen's (Iversen, E. The Myth of Egypt and its Hieroglyphs in European Tradition (1961) (OEB 8508)).
Iversen's research and publications, but also some references to personal matters:
-Iversen's study of p. Carlsberg VII
-Iversen's publications on pigments, paint and Egyptian hieroglyphs used in European tradition
-stamp collecting; Iversen supplied Danish stamps to Černý
-Iversen's visits to the UK

Janssen, Jacobus J. - correspondence

13 letters from J. J. Janssen, 4 carbon copies of letters from Černý to J. J. Janssen.
Janssen's research, and co-operation with Černý:
-plans for his book on commodity prices - Janssen, J. J., Commodity Prices from the Ramessid Period. An Economic Study of the Village of Necropolis Workmen at Thebes (1975) (OEB 9846)

  • Janssen's publication of BM EA 588 (TopBib i2.721), published later as Janssen, J. J., 'An unusual donation stela', in Journal of Egyptian Archaeology 49 (1963), 64-70 (OEB 10084)
    -discussion of Endesfelder, E., 'Über die Arbeiter der thebanischen Nekropole im Neuen Reich', in Günther, R. and Schrot, G. (eds), Sozialökonomische Verhältnisse im Alten Orient und im klassischen Altertum (1961), 88-93 (OEB 8360)
    -Janssen's work on p. Leiden I, 350
    -dating of ostraca, and changes in the Deir el-Medîna economy
    -Černý mediating access to the Museo Egizio in Turin for Janssen, via Ernesto Scamuzzi
    -exchange of off-prints and other publications

Janssen, Pater Jozef Marie Antoon - correspondence

13 letters from J. M. A. Janssen, 1 carbon copy of a letter from Černý to J. M. A. Janssen.
Annual Egyptological Bibliography, and with the research of Pater Janssen, e.g. on the door-jambs in Cairo, Egyptian Museum, JE 48832 (TopBib i2.777), and attestations of the ideal age of 110 years in Egyptian sources, including an Abusir graffito in the mastaba of Ptahshepses (TopBib iii2.342).

Kantor, Helene T. - correspondence

4 letters from Kantor.
Černý's visits to Chicago (professional and personal matters), and research interests of both correspondents. Černý enquired about an Amarna tablet with a hieratic docket.

Kissling, Eckart - correspondence

3 letters from Kissling, 1 draft of a letter from Černý to Kissling.
Transcription of Egyptian names in the German edition of A. H. Gardiner's Egypt of the Pharaohs, which Kissling was translating. Published as: Gardiner, A. H., Geschichte des Alten Ägypten. Eine Einführung [1965] (OEB 11286).

Kitchen, Kenneth A. - correspondence

3 letters from Kitchen and an excerpt from Kitchen's work on Semitic loanwords in Egyptian, 1 carbon copy of a reference letter on behalf of Kitchen written by Černý, 1 carbon copy of a letter from Černý to Kitchen.
Kitchen's work on Semitic loan-words, references for job applications.

Klasens, Adolf - correspondence

3 letters from Klasens, 1 carbon copy of a letter from Černý to Klasens.
1 carbon copy of a letter from Černý to the IFAO concerning books for Klasens.
Exchange of Egyptological publications and research into Demotic and Coptic etymologies.

Krauspe, Renate - correspondence

1 letter from Krauspe.
Regarding proofs of an article by Černý, subsequently published: Černý, J., 'Coalescence of verbs with prepositions in Coptic', in Zeitschrift für ägyptische Sprache und Altertumskunde 97 (1971), 44-6 (OEB 9646).

Kuentz, Charles - correspondence

5 letters from Kuentz, 1 carbon copy of a letter from Černý to Kuentz.
-Černý's work for IFAO, Černý's recommencing the ostraca work after Second World War (WWII)
-Černý's work for CEDAE

Lajuncomme, P. - correspondence

1 letter from Lajuncomme to Barbara Sewell (Griffith Institute secretary) written in Černý's absence; 1 carbon copy of a letter from Sewell to Lajuncomme, written in Černý's absence.
Concerning the proofs of: Černý, J., 'L'origine de l'expression bohaïrique [2iom n¥ari] "Mer Rouge"', in [Sainte Fare Garnot, J. (ed.)], Mélanges Mariette (1961) , 57-62 (OEB 8268).

Lexa, František - correspondence

1 letter from F. Lexa to Jan Masaryk, Czechoslovak Minister in the United Kingdom, concerning J. Černý (1934).
8 letters from F. Lexa to J. Černý.
-linguistics, Coptic etymologies
-Černý's personal matters, health, social contacts
-students of both Egyptologists
-Lexa's letter to Jan Masaryk (Czechoslovak envoy in London) regards a recognition of Černý as a Czechoslovak scholar with an international remit

Lisowyi, George - correspondence

1 letter from Lisowyi, 1 carbon copy of a letter from Černý's secretary to Lisowyi, 1 carbon copy of a letter from Černý to Lisowyi.
Lisowyi's theories about Slavonic relations with Egypt.

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