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Žába, Zbyněk - correspondence

42 letters from Žába.
Professional and personal matters:

  • Žába's studies in Prague and his dissertation on Ptahhotep (later published as, Žába, Z., Les maximes de Ptaḥḥotep (1956) (OEB 5487))
    -Žába's plans to visit Oxford and study with B. Gunn
    -book exchange and purchases
    -the situation of the Egyptological seminar in Prague
    -Egyptian collections in Czechoslovakia
    -post-war Britain and Czechoslovakia
    -personal matters
    -the move of Černý's library to London

Černý, Jaroslav - correspondence

Correspondence between Černý and Newberry including on: contributing article to volume in memory of Ippolito Rosellini; inscription above a scene of wrestling men referenced by Bunsen; references to other articles, publications and research interests.

Yoyotte, Jean - correspondence

18 letters from Yoyotte.
Professional and personal matters:
-exchange of offprints and publications
-QV 53 publication by Yoyotte, see Yoyotte, J., 'The Tomb of a Prince Ramesses in the Valley of the Queens (No. 53)', in Journal of Egyptian Archaeology 44 (1958), 26-30 (OEB 6811)
-Yoyotte's visits to the UK
-situation of IFAO after the Suez crisis
-personal matters

Yahweh

Folder titled 'Yahweh the God of Israel' containing notes, parts of drafts relating to Yahweh, including the Egyptian origin of Yahweh. Also includes extract from The Literary Guide titled 'The Erodus and Modern Criticism', 1 February 1911.

This folder was previously in a box labelled, during previous archival processing, 'Religion 3'.

Wylde, Henry C - correspondence

Correspondence from Henry C. Wylde relating to the etymology of ship (1910), Newberry's search for a house (1913) and work on a glossary (n.d.).

Note:
MSS 46/83 is also numbered 282

Woolley, (Sir) Charles Leonard - correspondence

Correspondence from Sir Charles Leonard Woolley including relating to: writing an article on Hittite graves (1913); introduction of vines to Egypt (1922) etymology and link between Asia and Egypt (1922); research, publications and visting Newberry.

Also includes letter forwarded by John Garstang, to him from Woolley, relating to writing an article on Hittite burial customs.

Note:
MSS 46/63 is also numbered 364
MSS 46/64 is also numbered 365
MSS 46/65 is also numbered 363
MSS 46/66 is also numbered 352
MSS 46/78 is also numbered 215

Woodhouse, W. - correspondence

Letter from W. Woodhouse (Nicolson Museum, University of Sydney) relating to Sir Charles Nicholson's collection and a photograph taken for Newberry of a slab containing the cartounches of Akhenaton and his wife.

Wit, Constant de - correspondence

1 letter from de Wit, 1 carbon copy of a letter from Černý to de Wit.
Studies and work of de Wit; decision to abandon plans to study in the UK after accepting a position in Musées Royaux in Brussels.

Winlock, Herbert Eustis - correspondence

Correspondence from Herbert Eustis Winlock relating to: purchase of the Amherst papyri and excavation work in Luxor (1913); publication of a 12th dynasty tomb at Lisht, news from Egypt including on Arthur Weigall and the Service des Antiquités (1913); mounting the amherst papyri and purchase of the Hood collection (1919); referring to Ernest Wallis Budge, purchase of the Morgan papyri and planned excavation work (1920); research relating to Khety (1924); origin of a bead bought by Newberry including post script from S. C. Bosch Reitz (1929); Tomb of Meryet-Amun and identification of flowers (1930); disagreement with Budge (1930); history of the fleur-de-lys with enclosed letters to Mr Ivins, and from WM I. Jr. and Barbara Lyndon and notes (1935); research on the Egyptian calendar (1935); three bowls found in the outer courtyard of the tomb of Rekhmara, with notes by Newberry (1935); travel to England and visting Newberry and Alan Gardiner (1934); retirement from the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York (1939); mummy of Wah (1939); employment of Herman Ranke and Georg Steindorff in America and research on 12th dynasty priest graffiti (1940); war and the death of Harry Burton (1940); health, politics and war (1940-2).

Also includes draft letter from Newberry on three bowls found in the outer courtyard of the tomb of Rekhmara (1935) with extract of a letter from Newberry to Theodore Davis on clearing the tomb of Rekhmara (1900).

Note:
MSS 46/5 is also numbered 377
MSS 46/10 is also numbered 231b
MSS 46/11 is also numbered 231a
MSS 46/12 is also numbered 231c
MSS 46/13 is also numbered 231
MSS 46/14 is also numbered 290
MSS 46/17 is also numbered 221
MSS 46/18 is also numbered 304
MSS 46/20 is also numbered 5
MSS 46/21 is also numbered 10
MSS 46/48 is also numbered 22
MSS 46/50 is also numbered 22a
MSS 46/52 is also numbered 254

Winlock, Helen - correspondence

Correspondence to Mrs Essie Newberry (one letter addressed to the Newberry's) from Helen Winlock including on travel in Egypt (1926) and family news.

Note:
MSS 46/1 is also numbered 214
MSS 46/3 is also numbered 23

Wilson, John A. - correspondence

1 letter from Wilson, 4 carbon copies of letters from Černý to Wilson.
Professional and personal matters:
-Černý's visit to Chicago in 1955
-inscriptions in the temple of Amada, TopBib vii.73

Williams, Evelyn M. - correspondence

2 letters from E. M. Williams, 1 carbon copy of a letter from Černý to E. M. Williams.
Ostraca and other objects from collections of the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, in particular objects from the Theodore M. Davis excavations in the Valley of the Kings.

Williams, Caroline Ransom - correspondence

Correspondence from Caroline Ransom Williams including relating to the Medical Papyrus and James Breasted's publication of it; Newberry visiting the New York Historical Society's collections; comments on articles on the Abbott objects; her publication of a book on jewellery; visiting museum collections.

Note:
MSS 45/66 is also numbered A 105

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